Ep. 43: CrunchPad vs. Apple tablet, plus Sony's new EyePet Video
CNET gets a demo of the JooJoo Web slate, formerly known as the CrunchPad, by Fusion Garage CEO Chandra Rathakrishnan.
If you bought an Apple iPad 3 in the past three weeks and are now shaking your fists at Apple for just releasing the iPad 4, CNET's Sharon Vaknin is about to become your new best friend. That story plus details on the leaked Sony Playstation Master key, 2012's worst reported passwords, and the secret behind the bootleg Heinz ketchup bust on today's episode of The 404 Show!
Apple finally gets around to suing Psystar, Sony takes on the Apple TV with the new PlayStation, and a new Wii game lets you sword fight on the beach.
The next-generation Sony PlayStation 3 is a graphical powerhouse with an impressive array of extra features.
This week on the CNET Tech Review: how to shop safely online, pick the right tablet for the holidays, choose a great glare-free TV, and avoid Sony's ill-conceived PlayStation 3D Display.
Nathan Drake returns in Uncharted 3, the highly anticipated PlayStation 3 exclusive due to hit stores on November 1, 2011.
Is it fair to officially label Apple and its "followers" a religion, or at least a cult? We'll examine the parallels between the company and the church, discuss the ethics of live-tweeting a funeral, and imagine the future of Google Street view based on its latest Trekker backpack for outdoor exploration.
Robots are slowly taking over the world, and a startup in Illinois called Narrative Science is targeting journalists as the next profession to go extinct. Well, maybe just the journalists covering local youth sports and number-crunching quarterly earning reports. We're safe for now, but let us know if they come out with a robot that can podcast and tell dirty jokes. This and more stories, plus listener voicemails on today's episode of The 404 Podcast!
It's not uncommon for the average dweller to have thousands of dollars worth of technology in his or her home, so we spend the first part of today's episode talking about what you can do to ensure the safety of your gaming consoles, HDTVs, computers, and more. On a related note, there's lots of video game news to get to including the indefinite closure of Sony's Playstation Network, the new Mortal Kombat, and speculating about the next Nintendo Wii.
Facebook rolls out the Send button and Facebook Deals, Yahoo buys IntoNow, and the Sony Tablet will run Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" and have access to PlayStation content.