Ep. 1553: Facebook is now following Twitter Video
Ep. 1553: Facebook is now following Twitter Video Transcript
YouTube adds a built-in video editor to the site, Dyson releases a room heater called simply Hot, and Facebook's new subscribe button makes the social network more like Twitter and Google+.
Mozilla's Firefox add-on lets you easily share links with Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail. Look out, Like button!
The Motorola Droid 3 offers an excellent keyboard for Verizon customers who like physical buttons, but the rest of the Android smartphone feels pretty average. Find out more in our First Look video.
While Twitter has announced a sort of a business plan, President Obama is ripping off Digg for an Internet town hall meeting, and Windows 7 may be getting a release candidate in May, we really don't care. Because we have some hardcore physics stories about buckyballs and hardware neuron simulators.
The Internet can be a breeding ground for bad ideas, and today's show highlights a few of them, like naming your kid after a Facebook button, making a fatal planking error, and replacing McDonalds cashiers with robots. There's good news today too, though - Seth MacFarlane just got the green light to reboot The Flintstones television series!
Steve Jobs says he tried to get Facebook integration in Ping, but Facebook made it too hard. Uh huh. Also, Boxee says it can price its box at $100 more and still compete. We're not so sure. In other news, Twitter plans to record all the links you click, Skyfire hopes to bring flash to un-jailbroken iOS devices (for the children!), and EULA rules fall once again. --Molly
Don't feel like spending money for Windows 7? You don't have to.
AOL joins forces with the Huffington Post, and let's face it, AOL needs all the help can get. While Donald is a little scared. Motorola's Xoom is $799 and it looks like you'll still have to pay to unlock Wi-Fi. Seriously. Plus we talk about our favorite Superbowl ads from the tech world.
HTML 5 and Flash are battling for the future of the Web. The competing platforms--one open (HTML 5), one proprietary (Flash)--both support video, interactivity, and access to local devices. Which will the Web embrace? To discuss, we have Stephen Shankland of CNET and John Herrman of Gizmodo.