Ep. 1354: Where we use our good eye Video
All the news today was totally shocking: MySpace and Facebook having an announcement? Together? Stuxnet now the "biggest threat to industry" everywhere? National Unfriend day!? What!? Also, the scariest robot we've ever seen: Snakebot. Oh, and I have my own dirt track to nowhere in the UK. Suck on that, haters. --Molly
Leaked from today's episode: A first look at Apple's new iTunes Match cloud music service, LivingSocial gets into home food delivery with Room Service, PETA puts Mario and his Tanooki suit in their cross-hairs, and more events unravel in the ongoing War Against Infographics!
Brian Tong drops by the studio for today's episode, we'll talk to him about Apple trying to patent long-distance wireless charging, a few companies that hate our guts, the shuttering of Rupert Murdoch's Daily digital newspaper, and more.
It's our last show before we're off for a few weeks, but we'll post a few special Yuletide episodes of The 404 to keep you company during the holidays. On today's episode, we'll talk about ads coming to Instagram, how to stop the sale of scalped tickets, and the most awesomely useless 3d-printed object ever.
We've heard stories about 3D printers being used for both good and evil, but we're not sure how to categorize a company in Japan offering pregnant women a 3D-printed model of their unborn fetuses. Gross. Other stories on today's podcast include a crowdsourced funding site for porn, Amazon accidentally shipping assault rifles, and a sealed first-gen iPhone hitting eBay for $10,000.
Our good buddy Russ Frushtick of MTV Multiplayer (formerly of UGO) comes onto the show today to talk shop and give us the inside scoop on Project Natal, "Ghostbusters," and the Nintendo Wii Motion Plus.
With Jeff too sick to come in this morning, Dan Ackerman and Scott Stein jump into the studio with me to talk holiday gift guide advice, iPad 2 rumors, prosthetic tentacle arms, and more!
Do yourself a favor and watch the video for today's episode because we're broadcasting from our new studio! We'll show off our Halloween costumes, tell you about the first ticket for driving with Google Glass, demo the Pax Ploom vaporizer, and more!
RIP Holo-Pac. 2Pac fans hoping for a worldwide holographic tour are out of luck as its parent company Digital Domain ironically filed for bankruptcy on the 16th anniversary of the artist's death. Mark Licea joins us on today's 404 episode to re-cap the Nintendo Wii U and TVii announcements. We'll also talk more about Apple iPhone 5 hype, the worst accessory for your smartphone, and the rise and fall of the emojicon.
Justin is still sick, and Jeff is a runaway bride, so it's just Wilson today. Don't worry because it's not another "cheese stands alone" episode. Natali Del Conte and David Carnoy come in to save the day.