On today's show, Android is taking over the world (seriously), Internet-starved users turn to ham radio and dial-up to get the word out of Egypt, and Intel's Sandy Bridge chipsets are delayed (uh oh). Also, details about a possible Netflix-like streaming service that would be free for Amazon Prime users. As if Amazon Prime could get any more awesome. All the right moves, Amazon. All the right moves. Plus, some problems with quashing subpoenas. --Molly
Ep. 1397: Amazon is ready for Prime time
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Microsoft shifts some work out of Egypt
Old-school tech steps to the forefront in Egypt
Tablets Gain on
IPad in Fourth Quarter, Researcher Says
Android becomes the world’s leading smart phone platform
Sandy Bridge Chipset Shipments Halted Due To Bug
Amazon leaks details about their Netflix-like movie subscription service
Wozniak confirms white iPhone issues, showers love on Android
100,000 P2P Users Sued in US Mass Lawsuits
NBC sent out embeddable clips of Zuckerberg SNL early Sunday am, while show still airing on West Coast. Big change from Lazy Sunday days…
iTunes films bust copyright laws
DHS: $40m To Research Next Big Thing in Cyber Security
Dell Streak 7 launching at T-Mobile on February 2nd: $200 with two-year contract, $450 without
IntoNow: It's Like Shazam Plus Foursquare for TV
Angry Birds joins forces with Rio, an animated bird movie
T-Pain gets Like button tattoo http://www.businessinsider.com/t-pain-gets-facebook-like-icon-tattoo-2011-1
Primanox 007: Everyone’s a comedian.
How to recycle a book. And a Nook.
Well for a long time facebook would keep popping up this message that my facebook account wasn’t secure (yeah shocker) so I finally clicked on it one day and they asked me to put in some info so my account would become more “”secure”". So I put in my cell phone number just so they would shut up. Lo and behold, I looked at my facebook profile today to see they posted my cell phone number for the public. WTF facebook! Explain to me how posting my cell for the rest of the world to see is more “”secure”"? I’ve already taken it off. If my facebook friends want my number, they can just ask. I don’t need facebook going out and telling everyone else for my own “”security”".
Anyway love the show hope it’s warm over there in California. I don’t think I can stand another snow storm on the east coast.
Helo bol crew.
I’m writing about the commentary that Molly did on ps 1396 about the ps3 jailbreak. She said: “”There’s no real consumer benefit than enable piracy”".
Well. I’ve got to disagree, first of all I’ve got many friends with a jailbreak psp, and before the ipad and the kindle, they used to install apps to read formats such as pdf, cbr and other multimedia formats that were not supported by Sony. What I am saying is by jailbreaking the ps3 hackers could use the ps3 interface to create apps and enable other features, just like happened with the iOS jailbreak.
Here is Pedro Medeiros from Brazil, LOVE the show.
- Pedro Medeiros
Don’t you believe in fate? On one hand we are about to run out of IP
addresses, and on the other hand, I hear Egypt has 20,000,000 of them
which they aren’t using any more. One rogue state that is willing to
regress to the stone age every couple of years and the modern world is
dandy till IPV6 is matured.
greetings buzz crew,
When ipv4 addresses run out and the internet can’t expand anymore, wouldn’t the machines interpret that as the end of our usefulness to them? Led by their most advanced member Watson they will rise in unison and murder anyone who doesn’t phrase every sentence in the form of a question?
Love the show?
Nicholas in Anchorage?
Monster Cable will introduce special gold-plated, platinum shielded “”address extended”" Cat5 Ethernet cables – only $85 per linear foot.
The gold plating lets those extra addresses slip through the cable easier.
John the Avionics Engineer
Hey… why don’t we just make all of the younger web sites move back in with their parents. That’ll free up some addresses.
To tell you the truth.. I’m not worried.
I’m sure Dr Dre, Lady Gaga, or Will.i.am will think of something.
What will happen when IPv4 runs out? I’ll wake up around 6:15. Take a shower, brush my teeth, shave, apply deodorant, and get dressed.
Similar to what happened for Y2K.
Love the show,
Mike in the 515
In an Apple like keynote event, Steve Jobs comes back to work to tell us all, were holding ipv4 wrong, and if we held it correctly we might not have ran out of address, Oh and the new ipv6 will come in white.
Sent by Bryan
Hey buzz crew,
Molly poised the indelible question of ‘What will happen when we run out of allocatable IPv4s.’ Well, it’s not an easy question to answer but as a consultant at ITC in New Mexico utilizing quantum computing technology, I do have an interesting grasp on the narrative that will unfold in this universe, even though the universe I’m used to it’s called the Jobsnet and addressing is done through 27B stroke 6s instead of IPs.
First off, it takes about two moon cycles and everything seems fine, which causes the tech community to stop caring and go back to watching Firefly on demand and World of Warcraft: Inferno (maybe you haven’t got that one yet) but don’t be fooled as it will soon be the end of the world…of Warcraft.
On approximately April 1st, President Obama, frustrated that he cannot access ESPN.com on his Verizon iPhone, learns the Internet is shutting down systematically. He sends Samuel L Jackson to turn on the breakers but Jackson fails when he is locked into a two dimensional game, gets stuck on a plane and is surrounded by nibbles. The president declares war against the Internet, recruiting Chuck Norris as Delta Commander and Advice Dog as a consultant. Without the grasp of the Internet, however, Chuck Norris is quickly defeated by the Internet defenders, Jackie Chan, Charlie Chan, Shin-Chan, and Eason Chan, otherwise known as the 4 Chans. This brings great sadness to the force.
With the Internet slowly collapsing like too many dreams folding in on each other, South Korea falls into panic as they wonder what they did with all that free time. Facebook is no longer a significant sovereign superpower, and farms go unharvested, forcing everyone to run outside and stare at the sky. ‘What is that creature?’ an anonymous stranger asks, ‘Is that Earth?’
‘No,’ said a home schooled boy, brushed up on his sciences, ‘that is the Sun.’
‘OMG! We’re headed straight for it!’
The boy sighed. The anonymous man sees this and realizes he overstepped his boundaries and could no longer troll the boy. With redemption in his voice he pleaded, ‘I know…JK LOL!’
As July approaches our eyes have healed and we can see the world around us again and gain perspective. The most interesting man in the world is now so-so, as we learn about each other and realize we are all the most interesting. Steve Jobs unveils the most incredible thing we have ever seen…an Android. Or rather, he is an Android. Copy protection is no longer needed and patent law is thrown out because our new found world is enforced under the honor system. On July 4th Obama declares to the world that today is our Independence Day.
Leo Laporte must resign as president of the Internet, but finds solace and regains mojo harvesting artichokes in Northern California. Molly Wood has nothing more to rant about so she packs up her belongs in boxes and totes and heads toward Bowser, British Columbia, and with her totes in Bowser she smells the sweet air of freedom. Brian Tong decides to help his community, starting an after school finishing school so girls may become ladies and boys to men, and Benito, well, he takes his remixes on tour toppling U2′s Bono in philanthropy and concert revenue. Donald Bell finds nothing to be sarcastic about and his new found inoffensive behavior grants him host of the Golden Globes, which bomb in the ratings, and grant him unlimited commentary points with plus 5 sarcasm and steals the world’s heart. Rafe, unaware of the turmoil, feels snubbed when he tries to get on the now defunct Buzz Out Loud even though he has a multipass, and Brian Cooley is invited by Richard Branson and Richard Garriot into space and loves it so much he calls the stars his friends and the moon his mistress, deciding to open up an interstellar delivery service Planet Express. He does have a fear of space sharks, though, reporting that he was attacked by Jaws while on aboard one of his delivery crafts.
There is one telling issue, however, in that December of 2012 brings a fascinating twist. Mark Zuckerburg, during a peace and security mission as part of his global social services to eradicate famine, is killed by an iteration known as ‘the algorithm.’ This is not the centurion triumph of the original group that created the algorithm…but rather an evolved copy of the brainchild of Google. This does begin a long standing war of humans and the algorithm of which there are many copies, and they have a plan…of evil. Leo Laporte is elected as president of the known universe, declaring that all of the algorithms bases will be seized, however the algorithm does unfortunately set us up the bomb before allowing their bases to belong to us. Laporte is faced with the awful decision to face the Forerunners and seek counsel with the Covenant, causing the most unforeseen….
I’ve already told too much, you will see when the time comes. Oh yeah, and from what I hear you guys got the awful version of the Star Wars prequels. Unfortunate news; I’d bring over a copy but HD DVD actually won the medium war so you won’t have anything to play it on. THEY ARE INCREDIBLE!!! BEST STORY EVAAAAAAAAAH! Who the eff is Jar Jar? I hear he’s an awful rabbit character, but from what story?
Peace and love, Buzz Crew!
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