"XYZ News": Episode 1 Video
Well you don't really need to totally disregard this episode, but that is what 10-12 means in CB radio talk. And the news is light. Although we do learn that the head of MI6's speedo is not a state secret. But it SHOULD be!
Don't cancel your virus scans because they're inconvenient. Reschedule them!
Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's sales and marketing group, says they're pleased with the start of their cell phone chip business. With CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos, he talks about what's happened this year.\r\n
Adobe says it's taking its ball and getting off that dumb old Apple platform altogether. Apple says, hey, we super totally don't care because we're making bajillions of dollars and plan to continue doing so in the near future. But the ones who really suffer here are the children, who can't code on the iPad unless they're willing to suck it up and learn Objective C. Hey, that's what it was like when I was a kid.
After the mysterious brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," a next generation horror survival videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman known as "The Blood Countess." The gamers don't know anything about the game other than they're not supposed to have it... and they're dying to play it. Not able to resist temptation, the group begins to play the grisly game and soon a chilling connection is made ? they are each being murdered one-by-one in the same method as the character they played in the game. As the line between the game world and the real world disappears, the group must find a way to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess, all the while trying to... STAY ALIVE.
When you do a daily podcast for two years, you start to realize a strange thing about the daily news cycle: one day there are tons of interesting stories to talk about, and the next day there's nothin'. This is one of those nothin' days, but that doesn't mean today's episode is boring by any means. In fact, the slow news days gives us an outlet to do what we do best--veer off course and offer insight into what's going on in our heads!
Did my cell phone just vibrate or am I going crazy? Today's 404 episode explains phantom cell phone vibrations and why the new Samsung Galaxy S III randomly burst into flames. We'll also talk about a YouTube video showing excessive bullying and what you can do about it, and a gym banning skinny people from exercising!
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
New music stars are finally being told to social network by the record labels and now they're throwing a fit. Benito thinks they're just being all rock and roll and disrespecting authority. We also discover buttocks meatloaf. Don't ask. And we talk about Apple's child labor problems and Sony's PS3 glitches. Tomorrow Molly is back and Jason too!
On this episode, we talk about how cable's attempt to port their services to digital apps both frustrates and confounds us, the debut of the NFL 2011 iPad app, what's new on Netflix streaming, and how busy broadcast news was for the week--from the royal wedding to the reported death of Bin Laden.