Ep. 605: Where we pull the yellow card Video
Jean Baudin delivers a sick rendition of Mario's theme song.
Leaked from today's episode: Bridget Carey previews her new show CNET Update, dissecting the 1991 "Super Mario Bros." movie, and a collection of the most outdated technology you can still buy today.
Reggie Fils-Aime tells how the New Super Mario Bros. U performs on the WiiU at E3 2012 in Los Angeles.
Did anyone else besides Jeff get teary-eyed yesterday watching Adele's performance at the Grammy Awards? According to psychologist John Sloboda, there's a specific musical device called an "appoggiatura" that produces chills and a physiological reaction--in Jeff's case, a fist-clenching, hand-trembling faucet of man-tears. On today's episode, we'll go around the table with the songs and movie scenes that pull at our heart strings, and why.
The otherwise staid and professional Jason Hiner joins us from TechRepublic to discuss important issues like the amazing Yonanna machine, which turns your banana into froyo just like that! Ok, ok, in tech news, a 19-year-old is arrested in the UK, but LulzSec says he's just the IRC moderator. Sounds important to us. Plus, your Facebook and Twitter posts will haunt you for seven years, just like your bad credit card purchases.
Episode 58 of the Digital City, where we wrangle with the legal arguments over Apple vs. Psystar; show off the latest super-fancy laptop to hit our desks, the $2,000 HP Envy 15; and find the world's best laptop backpack in the Booq Boa. Both Modern Warfare 2 and New Super Mario Bros. Wii gets some praise, while PSP Go sales seem to hit a wall; and we compare the original God of War games to the new polished-up versions in the God of War collection for PS3.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu sing a rousing rendition of the theme song to Family Matters, reminisce about ABC's TGIF programming lineup, and celebrate this year's ComicCon by boycotting Rainn Wilson as the Riddler in the next Batman movie.
Sony's new super-zoom point-and-shoot has amazing burst-shooting performance and a cool panorama feature.
Today's episode of The 404 Podcast starts off with a intimate glimpse into Justin's mind, so we recommend throwing on some goggles before watching. He reveals that his name was initially supposed to be Jonathan, but due to complications surrounding the pronunciation of his name, the doctor just shortened it to the simpler-sounding name, Justin. Jeff also has a funny story about his father's name, and it turns out that it wasn't always Sweet Lou!
Today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast features a pink Ouija Board, the newest Facebook meme, search engine profiling, and Google's latest mapping feature that waves good-bye to your shopping privacy.