Ep. 920: Where we're on a seven second delay Video
Joseph Kaminski fills in for Wilson again on today's 404 podcast to mediate a most divisive argument: PeeWee's Big Adventure vs. Dumb and Dumber: who did it better? We'll also talk wag a finger at Sony for pushing the US release date back to February 2012, show off a YouTube educational feature guarantee to upset a ton of schoolkids, and discuss a couple scientists claiming they're getting very close to Matrix-style instant learning.
Does Monster intentionally engineer its headphones to leak sound? Joseph Kaminski joins The 404 for a discussion about this and more noise offenses on today's podcast.
It's our last week of 404 podcasts for 2011! We'll be back in the new year for a round of LIVE CES COVERAGE, but Wilson's not feeling well today so Joseph Kaminski fills in for an update on kid tech. This year's most-wanted gift is the LeapPad by Leap Frog, a junior tablet with games, eBooks, and apps that help kids learn...and also frees up the TV for Dad to watch the game.
Scott Stein fills in for Wilson, who is spending a sick day at home crawling WebMD on his iPad. Today's show discusses a phenomena known as "Netflix hoarding," a new service called Cloud Girlfriend, and we suggest a few April Fool's day pranks for nerds.
Did Shakespeare smoke the devil's lettuce? Joey Kaminski fills in for Wilson today to help us discuss this question and more, like should Jeff go to the world's first tickle spa? How would you evaluate Subway's $5 footlong sandwich policy? And how do I get free Uncharted 3 and Call of Duty Black Ops (Annihilation)? We'll try our best to answer them all!
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.
Happy Chinese New Year! Our buddy from the CNET Labs Joseph Kaminski sits in for Wilson while he's out stuffing himself with mooncake and lighting illegal fireworks.
Wilson is supposedly out sick this morning and can't be on the show, but it's obvious to Jeff and me that he wanted a head start on Wednesday's Apple Event. Either way, we're happy to have CNET's Smartphone Senior Editor Bonnie Cha here to replace him.
Show topics include a Joseph Kaminski from Digital City fills in for Jeff in the wake of last night's snowbotomy. Today we chat about the PSP2, dining with a social network, and Joey shares his tips on how to segue from an online chat to in-person meetup- it's harder than you think!
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses the importance of computer magazines and how he taught himself to design chips.