Ep. 602: Where I tried to preorder the iPhone 4 and all I got was this stupid Mac Mini Video
Our issues with the Magellan 1470 were but minor speed bumps. Overall, we've enjoyed the Magellan interface and the snappy performance.
Wilson's out sick today so CNET Labs' Joseph Kaminski fills in with a 7-second delay, just in case. Today we're discussing the controversial details of Steve Jobs' use of psychedelic drugs, what's being taught at Cupertino's Apple University, precrime becoming a reality, and this morning's speedbumps for iPhone 4S pre-orders.
Flicker.com has finally joined Flickr.com in the Yahoo stable. Also, good luck pre-ordering an iPhone 4 -- AT&T can't keep up with Apple users' demands. And introducing the Mac Shuffle! Sorry, we mean the new Mac Mini.
You can preorder the iPhone 4 at Best Buy, LG and Iriver create a joint venture for e-book readers, and Microsoft unveils a redesigned Xbox 360 at its E3 press conference.
AT&T tries hard to ruin iPhone 4's preorder week. Also, Nintendo owns E3, Microsoft goes cultish, and Sony makes a magic wand.
iPhone 4S pre-orders top one million units, Yahoo pulls out of its bid for Hulu, and Netflix cancels Qwikster in a brief blog post.
It turns out that no matter how technologically savvy we get in the world, we could always be betrayed by the "meat puppets behind the servers." Thanks for that one, Donald. And human error does appear to be what happened to Amazon, and also the Yankees. DSLReports, on the other hand, just plain got hacked. And it would also appear there's no one equipped to help us with our little data leakage issues, since the FBI's own cyber-security agents admit they're not up to the task. But there's even worse news than that: the white iPhone is 0.2mm thicker than the black one. THE HUMANITY! --Molly
We'll showcase the speed and features of the Opera Mini Browser for iPhone.
True, the iPhone 4S debuted to jeers from those who demanded a redesign: but it's selling like hotcakes in pre-order land! Plus, RIM's sad collapse and Google's internal manifesto to the world.
CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks to Kent German about leaked photos that show an iPhone with smaller SIM card slots. Plus, you'll find out what the rumor mill has to say about pre-order dates.