Ep. 1365: Where we don't believe everything we read Video
Aunt Jill Schlesinger, Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com, is back on the show to tell us everything we should know, but are too lazy to read, about the impending Facebook IPO.
Daily tech news analyzed by the experts.
No, Samsung is not paying Apple its $1 billion fine in truckloads of nickels. Not everything you read on the Internet is true, but unfortunately this statistic is: 51 percent of people believe stormy weather will interfere with cloud computing. We'll sort through the truth and lies on today's 404 episode.
Ever wonder if anyone reads those e-mails you send to CNET? Molly Wood does in this new show.
Bridget Carey makes her first appearance on CNET TV today. She's the host of an upcoming daily tech news show on CNET called Checked In, so be sure to follow her on Twitter so you don't miss the first episode. She'll help us out with our story rundown today and gives her take on Lavar Burton bringing back Reading Rainbow as an iPad app, an LA film studio constructing an underground "post-apocalyptic" fortress, and the resurgence of AOL e-mail addresses as a pre-Internet status symbol.
On today's show, we follow the Google Chrome announcements live, but we'll have the real wrap-up tomorrow, because wow, did that thing go on and on. In other news today, Julian Assange is arrested but Wikileaks soldiers on; unsurprisingly, the DecorMyEyes guy turns out to be a bona fide sociopath; and whatever you do, do not buy anyone an iPhone or iPad for Christmas--just give them an IOU. Trust Shaw Wu on this one. Plus: Koreaceratops! --Molly
The Sleep Doctor Michael Breus is back on the show to answer your questions about how sleep affects everything from your weight to your memory, and even your mental health. We never get enough time to talk to Dr. Breus, but today we pick his brain about waking up sleepwalkers, how to get your kids back on a summer sleep schedule, and the best natural sleep aid.
Should there be more detailed ESRB descriptions on the back of video game boxes to allow parents to make a more informed buying decision? An article on Fox News provokes a fiery conversation about violence in videogames and the potential for mental damage for young gamers. We also chat about questions to ask on first dates and the Catholic Church's new confession app for the iPhone!
Pac-Man gets an update; keeping your kids safe online; a music site that gives away the goods for free; reading books one e-mail at a time; and the details on who will be lining up for the iPhone.
NYU students experienced Reply-Allcalypse yesterday when students realized they could send messages to 39,979 of their classmates. On today's show, we'll tell our personal horror stories of e-mails gone wrong, plus a Monty Python bike accessory, digging into YouTube supercuts, and defending the right to name your kid Hashtag.