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As usual, today's Friday episode of The 404 Podcast covers a random variety of topics, including the next Spider-man film, a software program that recognizes sarcasm, and our favorite subject: Chinese people.
Stars struck at 'Spider-Man' video game, paying for better TV, best and worst Wi-Fi hotels, killing time with Flickr Combat, and cooling off with lots of caffeine.
Xora's GPS TimeTrack software, combined with embedded Nextel chips, enables employers to track and collect a wide variety of employee activity automatically through their phones. CNET's Rafe Needleman talks with Xora CEO Sanjay Shirale about the software features and potential privacy issues.\r\n\r\n
This amazing trailer for Spiderman uses millions of Legos. "Spider-Man: The Peril of Doc Ock." is the exciting new animated short from Spite Your Face Productions Ltd, commisioned by Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios/The Lego Group to accompany the release of Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2.
Eric and Donald run though the latest in desktop haptic devices, including a weather forecaster you can feel and a USB kissing cow. "Tron"-inspired thermoluminescence makes a comeback with some neat shades and an eco-friendly charging cable. And in Geek News, we take a longer look at "The Avengers" movie and a preview of the upcoming "Amazing Spiderman."
'Star Wars' fans can find a lot to love in this tricked out Avenger.
The 7-inch unicorn rears its mini head again, as we wonder whether August production means fall release. Also this week, sightings of an HP mystery tablet, a nano-SIM card might be in the new iPhone, and HTC may get into the phablet game.