Ep. 1246: Stick it to the FCC Video
On its own, the Samsung Reality is a great midrange multimedia phone, but it doesn't hold a candle to the Rogue, which has a better design and better features.
Leaked from today's episode of The 404: Google tests augmented-reality glasses, Jeff actually doesn't hate them, and the sticky subject of racism in Instagram!
On today's show, the sad news that even those of you who are grandfathered in to AT&T's unlimited plans will be subject to throttling. sorry. Also, Adobe tries to future-proof itself with a new HTML5 Web animation tool, the darknet is not your mom's social network, and RIM doesn't make pizzas.
Jeff keeps complaining about the lack of gaming news on the show, so we're bringing Mark Licea on the show every Wednesday for your weekly video game update! It's like Pre-Game but with more dudes.
This week we run down all the Twitter tools you'll ever need to make yourself a Twitter god or goddess! Find local Twitterers in your area, phone in your Twitters, discover the best links in everyone's Tweets, and tons more. Plus the FU of the Week is served by an IBM master inventor who connected his house to Twitter, and the Artist of the Week is the designer of the infamous FailWhale!
Mozilla's "Collusion" extension is a great way to see which sites are tracking you and how different ad companies watch you across multiple sites. See your tangled web of stalking today.
Apparently the Large Hadron Collider is doomed. It can't even survive a bread bombing by birds. The Droid arrived on the scene though, and people actually lined up. However tethering is gonna cost you on the thing. Are you still in love? And Gwen Stefani doesn't like you making her sing Honky Tonk Women.
Apple's new iPad doesn't look much different from the last one, but a beautiful screen and vastly improved camera help to refine an already great product.
Lenovo shows off an eyeball-controlled laptop, Angry Birds for St. Patrick's Day to spring up, and Apple is about to take the wraps off its second-gen tablet.
Not only are the gifts covered in today's episode perfect to meet the mediocre expectations of a white elephant party, but this episode itself is in essence our very own white elephant gift to you! Interpret that as you will, and have a wonderful holiday everyone!