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.
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.
This week, the Samsung Galaxy Note is a case of defining beauty from the eye of the beholder. Certain carriers are hating on their customers, and we dive into Verizon's Droid 4.
Great to drive and gorgeous to behold, the 2007 XK is also Jaguar's most technically advanced model ever.