Ep. 947: Where we are the Keyboard cowboys Video
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 movie, and a collection of the most outdated technology you can still buy today.
If you want the benefits of iTunes in the Cloud with the music you havent purchased from Apple, we'll show you everything you need to know with Apple's $24.99 iTune Match music service.
At the WWDC conference in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils iTunes Match, part of the company's new iCloud service. For a $24.99 annual fee, users can use iTunes Match to scan their music library for non-iTunes purchased songs. Apple then provides a DRM-free file of those songs for access from iCloud.
iTunes Match is Apple's service for $24.99 a year. It matches your own personal music collection with the the same tracks on iTunes and then uploads your remaining songs that can't be matched to iCloud, and allows you to listen to your entire collection anytime on your iOS devices.
The format of today's episode is a little different, as we're discussing all the products to come out of Apple's Education Event at The Guggenheim Museum here in New York, along with Bridget Carey who reports from the field on iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and the revamped iTunes U platform for students. CNET's David Carnoy helps us out as well.
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.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: how the Simpsons inspired the iPhone keyboard, crowdfunding your own future funeral, Grand Theft Auto V cheats, and who exactly is keeping Best Buy on life support!
We're going hands-on with the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet released ahead of schedule to a few lucky customers today. Also leaked from today's 404 podcast: Apple replacing original iPod Nanos, breaking up on Facebook, waging war on Infographics, and tap-to-pay apps coming to Ultrabook laptops.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu say a fond farewell to Natali Del Conte Thursdays (for now), take a peek at Chatroulette's new and legit services, and pimp our our ongoing Blackberry sponsorship!
Bridget Carey is back in her first appearance of the year, and we're torturing her today with tales of meat made of celebrities, weird food from IBM's Watson Supercomputer, dog-to-speech translation, and facial hair transplants!