Ep. 1235: Where we charge you just for browsing Video
If you weren't hungry before listening to today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast, you definitely will be afterward. And lucky for us, there are approximately 7,291 McDonald's locations in Manhattan for us to indulge our cravings for grease. We're also considering moving our uncomfortably hot recording studio to the McDonald's around the corner, mostly because they're about to get a lot more comfortable.
If you don't like broad patents on potentially world-changing scientific developments like scientific genomes, well, then, build your own! Also, does the $97 iPhone 3GS mean the 4G model will be on sale at launch? And we find out why five inches just isn't enough. Sorry.
The Pantech Matrix is a good dual-sliding multimedia handset, but we just weren't pleased with the keypad design.
Guess who got a TouchPad for $99 this weekend? Everyone. If you weren't lucky enough to snag one early Saturday morning, don't lose hope yet--we expect some online distributors to continue dropping prices for existing stock, not to mention the white 64GB model that just dropped last Friday.
Leaked from today's 404 Podcast: Google Music competes for your ears, Cadillac announces plans for app store, Google Nexus drops on the UK, Gawker puts Fleshbot porn news site up for sale, and porn makers think they're getting jacked by .xxx domains.
This week, we're just in love with that plucky, Twitter-loving Mars Phoenix lander. If only it weren't going to freeze to death soon.
On today's extra-casual episode, we jump into a few stories we weren't able to discuss yesterday, like Apple losing yet another unreleased iPhone prototype, Germany lifting a 17-year ban on Doom 1 and 2, and a Tang That Tune with a surprise ending!
The first Trojan horse (no, really, the FIRST), and a peck of space history.
As if it weren't cute enough already, the Audi A4 Cabrio just bowed in cabriolet form at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Brian Cooley checks out Audi's claim to have built the ultimate all-season car.
Brian Tong gives you a tour of one of the most popular booths at CES 2012, just in case you weren't able to be here to get a look at the thinnest 55-inch OLED TV coming out this year.