Ep. 1216: Where we 3D print our way out of the friendzone Video
On today's episode, "woot" makes it into the Oxford English Dictionary, juice-hacking threatens user privacy, and a virtual hit-man service charges $10 an hour for DDoS attacks.
The Oxford dictionary adds a bunch of words only teenagers use, Nintendo takes a big step back withe the 2DS, underwater fiber-optic tubes, Spawn remakes, and breaking down popular porn search terms by state!
Two Natali Morris appearances in one week? It must be Friday. She joins us for the first half of today's episode, where we discuss today's top stories in tech and culture, including new terror alerts coming to Facebook and Twitter, a Vatican magazine that says hackers are doing God's work, a study linking physical pain to social rejection, and "LOL" earning its place in the English Oxford Dictionary.
Snapping up the Huawei Ascend was a good move for Cricket Wireless. The Android 2.1 phone is a solid entry-level phone for a great price.
Between the legal drama playing out in the South Bay (Gizmodo raid! Dubious warrants! Potential counter-suits!) and the latest developments in the Infinity Ward/Activision internal drama (Involuntary labor! Withholding royalties and bonuses!), it's pretty much the Days of our Lives around here. Also, no Hulu in the UK, and Comcast gets a big, steaming pile of poo from its users. But at least it's Golden Poo.
Merriam-Webster dropped an F-Bomb on its Collegiate Dictionary, so why can't we? Today's show marks the return of...Mark, better known as MTI from the old days of The 404. Joey's also back to tell us what it was like to grow up in Manhattan during the Great Depression, and we'll also sort through our wishlist for the next Apple iPhone 5.
U.S. Cellular's entry-level smartphone offers first-time users just the Android basics.
If it's an entry-level Android phone for a rock-bottom price you seek, the Huawei Ascend II costs just a penny if you sign up for a two-year contract.
Apple's WWDC announcement could signal the iPhone 5 is coming later this fall. Facebook's movie model is working, mobile phone payments will be the new black, and Symbian phones will be discontinued in 2010...*tear*. Plus, thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary "muffin top" will live forever.
As one of the major European car shows this year, Geneva is host to model launches from Saab to Toyota to Ferrari. Our coverage of this show includes videos and slide shows of concept cars, new models, and exotics, as well as blog entries on all the inter