Ep. 762: Where we're picking up the pieces Video
Plenty of Academy Award trivia and commentary today, plus a positive spin on the Breakup Notifier Facebook app we talked about last week, and an online dating site for University snobs! GIMME A BREAK
Leaked from today's episode: A first look at Apple's new iTunes Match cloud music service, LivingSocial gets into home food delivery with Room Service, PETA puts Mario and his Tanooki suit in their cross-hairs, and more events unravel in the ongoing War Against Infographics!
Due to technical difficulties beyond our control, we're cutting the live stream to free up bandwidth. Our tenderest apologies to the daily live listeners, but be sure to follow @the404 on Twitter for an extremely truncated, liveblogish version of the episode. If you're now wondering what to do from 12-1PM every day, we recommend re-watching old episodes and pretending they're live. On today's show: Sunbathing groundhogs, instant Facebook millionaire David Choe, a CBS pilot show about Groupon, and Reading Rainbow's Lavar Burton strikes back.
Happy belated 4th! We're back from celebrating on Independence by blowing up a piece of it, and we spend the first half of today's episode recounting all the BBQ we ate yesterday. We're also bringing you results of the annual Nathan's hog dog eating contest and breaking news about one of our favorite shows on Comedy Central--and of course we wouldn't let a Monday go by without Tanging that Tune!
Today is the 600th episode of The 404 Podcast, and we're celebrating the milestone with Andrew Mager, a close friend of the show and former CNET employee! He's in New York covering Internet Week for ZDNet and gives us the scoop on the latest face-melting announcements from the tech world, including the FUTURE OF PRINTING, with a little help from yours truly, of course.
Facebook knows more about you than your own mother, but who knew its "Frictionless Sharing" algorithm could predict your sexuality and out your secrets? Disturbing stories of Facebook TMI on today's episode.
We didn't think it would take this long, but somebody finally exploited the iPhone 4S to catch a cheater using the new Find My Friend app on iOS 5. In that same vein, today we're chatting about our favorite tech pranks along with the latest news headlines that include Blackberry freebies, iPhone record breaking, cell phone bill shock, and a fishy story out of Sesame Street.
It's the last live episode of The 404...of 2009. Russ Frushtick, chief gamer at MTV Networks, joins the show today along with Mark Licea of The Green Show to discuss the tumultuous, but exciting year in videogames. Finally, we get to the winners of our "Hangover" contest.
The success of your marriage depends on a single app; making bets on how long your friends' relationships will take to break; a scandalous social network built on illicit confessions; and a video game cabinet that's reported to drive its players insane.
Wilson's especially giddy today because Apple just released two new MacBook Airs and a pair of new Mac Minis that all feature a data port for high-speed Thunderbolt peripherals. On today's episode, we're also talking about Rupert Murdoch's pie in the face, a social network for Anonymous hackers called AnonPlus, and the proper way to teach your parents how to use modern technology.