Ep. 688: Where we give it away now Video
Everyone's talking about the latest gossip: Attack of the Show stole our show motto! In light of this controversy, our buddy Blake Stevenson drafted the amazing fight announcement poster you see to the left.
CNET Audiophiliac and general audio diva Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg is back on The 404 Podcast for his last appearance of the year, and as usual he brings a list of talking points, like a kooky theory on how to curb population control, and when the iPad will eventually overtake the big screen TV. Jeff and the official 404 graphic designer Blake Stevenson have also partnered together for Crave's first weekly comic strip "Low Latency,"and a big congratulations goes out to our video voicemail contest winners!
Today on preGame, we'll take a look at the multiplayer modes of two highly anticipated shooters, Medal of Honor and Crysis 2.
We're back in the studio with a new video show! Jeff breaks down his review of the Xbox One, Bob Dylan's interactive music video, and how to keep your phone away from would-be thieves.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: The usual suspects help kick off a week of Jeff-less shows while he's away at E3. With zero hockey and video game news to hold us back, we're chatting about a few offbeat stories from the weekend, including preteens on Facebook, Denver ambulances using subwoofers to clear traffic, and a dad whose cyberprank definitely crossed the line.
On today's show, find out ways that kids now are using abbreviations in text messages to hide things from their parents. Apparently, "RU/18" is something that kids these days are getting on their cell phones. Also, Pfizer is giving away free three-month supplies of Viagra and Lipitor because of the recession, but only if you were on the drugs before you got laid off. We hope Justin isn't itching to get fired for this deal.
Show topics include Happy Wi-Fi day, everyone! We're celebrating 8.02.11 with the return of Joseph Kaminski on the show today, and he's giving away free Wi-Fi refills all day to celebrate.
Our guest today is Saddie Gennis, professional couch potato and staff editor for TV Guide online. She'll update us on all the new shows making the rounds this season and gives a little insight into her obsession with Veronica Mars, Supernatural, and Scandal. More TV talk plus the day's tech headlines including a profile on people that who hate music and a social network called Livr that turns your binge drinking into a game!
You guys filled up our voice mail box over the weekend with your thoughts on the new Apple iPad, but we have to spread the hate around with a quick chat about last night's Grammy Awards, PETA's robotic groundhogs, and high school reunions. We've also got plenty of your sticker pictures to show off, including one that might be NSFW....big surprise, 404!
It's back to the regular news stories on today's show, and we start off strong with talk about how the iPhone 3.0 may give sex toys a run for their money. See what happens when you give developers control over the vibration functionality?