Ep. 1180: Where that map's gonna get you killed Video
Weren't the folks who ordered an Intel Core i7 surprised when they got a Styrofoam fake instead? Well, yes. But we still haven't heard from Newegg how this happened. However the fake was incredibly well done. So props to that. We also discuss Apple's first iPad ad and Ubisoft's incredible DRM failure.
If you bought an Apple iPad 3 in the past three weeks and are now shaking your fists at Apple for just releasing the iPad 4, CNET's Sharon Vaknin is about to become your new best friend. That story plus details on the leaked Sony Playstation Master key, 2012's worst reported passwords, and the secret behind the bootleg Heinz ketchup bust on today's episode of The 404 Show!
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Next Playstation supposedly locks out used games, Whodat.is is fake, putting an end to Cinavia DRM, and Spike Lee's Twitter goof.
This morning Wilson told us he'd tear his hair out if he hears the word "iPad" one more time, and we completely understand, but we still have to talk about it a little bit on today's show, so beware of falling strands. There's plenty of coverage on CNET TV of Saturday's official Apple iPad launch, plus a first look at gaming on the iPad, and, of course, the official CNET review.
We'll show you some of the new tricks Apple hasn't talked about with iOS 7. Plus, are new iPads coming in gold and space gray?
Our special guests on today's show are Ariel and Bridget, two NY transplants that got their first taste of snow in yesterday's Nor'easter storm. Bridget brings the Apple iPad Mini and a cup of Starbucks cofffe for show and tell today, ordered with some trouble using Square Wallet. We'll also explore two new generators--one that produces energy through fire, and another powered by urine. Which solution makes more sense for the next storm? Tune in to hear more...
On today's episode of The 404 Show, we'll run through Time Magazine's best inventions of 2012, check out the nastiest nicknames for the Presidential candidates, and address the rumors of an incoming Xbox Surface tablet.
Is Internet porn causing men to emotionally detach from their partners in real life and instead form mental bonds with adult stars? Sparked by an article in NY Mag, The 404 asks the hard questions on today's podcast episode.
A young, sad photographer shows us how to brag about your fake girlfriend on Instagram, plus an app to rate your sexual partners, hacking baby monitor cameras, and an elaborate prank on Best Buy shoppers on today's 404 episode!
Today we'll unearth a rare recording of Steve Jobs forecasting the iPad 27 years before its existence -- speaking of Jobstradamus, we'll also take a look at a disturbing wax statue of the Apple icon causing panic in Xi'an, China, learn how rapper Machine Gun Kelly got himself kicked out of the Microsoft store for life, and a campaign to end the word "really!?" from the collective lexicon.