Ep. 510: Where we beat up Punxsutawney Phil and smash his freaking cell phone Video
Something ain't right about Punxsutawney Phil's prediction this year, and today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast is spent ripping apart the little marmot in lieu of our own Staten Island Chuck. We also chat about The Daily, the dangers of cloud-based storage, and more!
This week we visit the Oscars Tech Awards show, revisit the Kindle 2, and call a halt to Christian Bale sendups.
We all have habits to overcome, and we all know that Wilson's hubris is text messaging and abusing social networks, but what about me and Jeff? On today's show, you'll learn how Jeff overcame his filthy nail-biting and why I almost went bald at age 8.
This week: Tips and tricks for Evernote, and hard questions for Evernote CEO Phil Libin. Real Deal readers have gotten sick hearing Rafe tell everyone how much he likes the app, so now they get a whole show focused on it.
Will it be Steve or Phil giving the keynote? The App of the Week tracks your "cycle," and the SlingPlayer app sets off Brian.
One wouldn't expect Ferrari to make a sports car with a hybrid motor and a dual clutch transmission, but the Italian automaker took on the challenge and unveiled their stunning new production vehicle at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show.
It's Wilson's penultimate episode on The 404 Podcast, but his departure just wouldn't feel right unless we let him carry on today about the Apple OS 10.8 Mountain Lion announcement. We'll also reveal Apple's dirty little PR secret while we're on the topic, and of course play a few voicemails from listeners lamenting Wilson's desertion.
A listener takes exception to our naming of Bing fans. But in actual news, Nicole Lee schools us on the big items from the CTIA mobile phone show; Apple facing possible rash of smashed iPhone back glass; and the Better Business Bureau gives Google a C-.
As day two of CES 2009 came to a close, The 404 wrapped up the day with a solid audience of tired, dreary-eyed show goers desperate for some much needed entertainment.
The 404 flirts with disaster almost every morning, but today we take it to new levels of destruction. That's right, folks, phone smashing day is UPON US! Watch today's show to see Jeff's old phone rest in pieces. We also find out exactly how the Internet is ruining the nuclear American family and offer tips on teen tattoos.