Ep. 1215: Where we stand up to stereotypes Video
Dun DUN! Police break down the door of a Gizmodo editor's house looking for evidence of some sort of crime involving the lost iPhone prototype ... meanwhile, Nokia has to kind of pathetically blog about how someone took a prototype of the Nokia N8 and they would really, really like it back. It's a weird world out there. Also, the "Boy Genius" has been outed, Samsung might make a Google TV, and we're storing your data for you in Unicorn Town.
With the update to the popular Firefox add-on FoxyTunes, you can now find all kinds of media related to your favorite artists! It's also a quick way to discover new artists and music.
Weird and visceral singer-songwriter Scout Niblett cuts right to her emotional core and exposes the mess as is. Her fearless approach is unencumbered by musical boundaries--and to a certain extent musical ability--resulting in an awkward yet rewarding listen.
Gems, Bridget, Ariel, and I sit down for a 404 chat about Facebook baiting users to share more mobile data with Instagram 3.0, Buzzfeed's newest rubbable GIFs, the rise of cinemgraphs, eBay banning the sale of spells online, and regional stereotypes seen through the eyes of Google auto-complete.
The Asus Eee PC 1215N combines Intel's new dual-core Atom CPU with Nvidia Ion graphics and Optimus GPU-switching for an impressive overall package, but one that still feels a bit too much like a Netbook.
Asus updates the Eee PC line with AMD's excellent ultraportable CPU, making for a powerful, portable package -- but the field is getting crowded in this category.
At what point does film criticism ascend to manic obsession? Today we'll explore the world of fan theories, highlighting our favorite conspiracies inspired by works like "The Shining," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," and the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air."
Nobody's taken hits harder in the digital age than Weird Al, Bridget Carey tells us her favorite vacation spots, how to rent a jet ski in God's bathtub, and Xanga is about to shut down you guys!!!
The Rev. Justin Yu is out for the rest of the week, but in his place, we have the always informative financial guru Jill Schlesinger in his place. Today, we talk about the new Amazon Kindle Fire, and how it changes everything in the tablet market (especially for Google). But we also quiz Aunt Jill about the on-going crisis in Europe, and she tells us about the sugary grab bag at the News & Documentary Emmys.
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