Ep. 975: Beauty is in the eye of the BEHOLDER 1000 Video
CNET's Rafe Needleman gets a look at the eagerly anticipated new computational search engine, Wolfram Alpha. Is it a Google killer? No, but it has the potential to change the way we view at data on the Web.
Cooley gets mad at the Swiss and the Dutch in this episode and takes up the defense of Microsoft. We also decide to pitch IBM against Wolfram Alpha in a battle royale.
Napster relaunches for $5 per month, we discuss rumors about a Zune/Xbox hybrid, and Wolfram Alpha launches. We dare you to say that name 10 times quickly.
Looking for a new way to generate random passwords? Rajat writes in with a great suggestion: use Wolfram Alpha! The site even generates mnemonic devices to help you remember the password.
Samsung is getting ready to launch its second Android phone. See what makes the Samsung Behold II different from the rest in our First Look video.
Spoiler: it's Veronica! Also, gambling prostitutes. Ms. Belmont joins us today to talk about Google's abject apologies and speculate about what's inside that Google-Aid they're drinking down there. Plus, we think Windows Phone 7 looks pretty cool despite that odd naming convention, and after that it's all mobile news all the time. --Molly
Ever want see tons of visualizations and stats about your past Facebook posts? Veronica shows you how to see just that with Wolfram Alpha.
On this date, the future of modern computing was determined with one little research paper. So, that's pretty cool.
We are almost done talking about the Pre and iPhone, but not quite. We do talk about the Nokia N91 and Qik streaming on all Nokia phones. Twitter may be dead or at least hibernating. Wolfram Alpha gets a little smarter, the iPhone knows if you're going to get sick, plus some E3 roundup news. Also, a new inflatable tube could send you to space and the Pleo is not extinct after all.
Yes, it's that time of year again for the annual Apple iPhone harvest. This time, it's the iPhone 4S, which looks a lot like the old one, but with some pretty substantial improvements. We also discuss last week's CTIA trade show where we saw several new Android handsets, and Jessica witnessed phone destruction at the hands of Nokia. We also look forward to tomorrow's triple-event extravaganza: BlackBerry DevCon, the Motorola/Verizon event in New York, and the Samsung/Google event in Hong Kong. And last but not least, we say a fond farewell to Bonnie Cha and Kent German, as they become occasional hosts instead of regular ones.