Ep. 1166: Where we stoop to your level Video
We thought all meet-ups sourced on OKCupid were considered "blind dates," but the company just took it a step further with Crazy Blind Date, a feature that lets you donate paid "Kudos" to help your new "friend" find love. This plus Moviepass's Netflix for movie theaters, Delta's new iPad app, and how much it costs to outsource your job to China.
Today's 404 show predicts the future of movie theaters, restaurants, graphic user interfaces, and social media spam.
Want to know the easiest way to catch your spouse cheating? Your answer might be found on OKCupid! Other news stories today include a campaign to save drive-in theaters and a Chinese zoo that got caught trying to pass off a dog as a lion.
The iPhone 5 drops this Friday, and like clockwork, there's already a few desperate souls in line grabbing for their two minute media hit. This year, it's mostly PR campaigners and publicity mongers, so we'll talk to Bridget about her experience covering past Apple launches as well as the stories of the day, including a purse that charges your phone, summer travel trends using Google Maps, and how to get personal empowerment through social media.
YouTube is a household name, but most handheld gear doesn't support it. The Flash video grabber and converter YouTube Downloader makes taking your YouTube with you a cinch, and Editor Seth Rosenblatt shows you how in this First Look video.
Joseph Kaminski fills in for Wilson again on today's 404 podcast to mediate a most divisive argument: PeeWee's Big Adventure vs. Dumb and Dumber: who did it better? We'll also talk wag a finger at Sony for pushing the US release date back to February 2012, show off a YouTube educational feature guarantee to upset a ton of schoolkids, and discuss a couple scientists claiming they're getting very close to Matrix-style instant learning.
On today's 404 episode, we'll discuss the many ways that you can lose your sexual dignity online. From Bang With Friends to Google Street View to Grindr and OKCupid involuntary flash mobs, use this show as a how not to conduct yourself online.
Josh Lowensohn offers some tips to help customize your YouTube viewing experience and become a power user.
Does anyone else not understand Google Plus, or are we just getting too old for the Internet? After a week of using Google's new social network, we're not ready to leave Facebook, so let us know if we're missing something here. In other news, Jeff and Wilson met a real zombie, YouTube upped its video time limit to ten hours, and Google might be tracking your sexual activity online, yikes.
Today we're talking about which dance moves attract the most women, the REAL stuff white people like according to OKCupid, and Apple's new App Store guidelines!