Crave 81: Who let the dogs out? (podcast)

Sound the bell and release the hounds. It's time for another Crave podcast.

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This week, the Crave team reveals its favorite Super Mario Bros.-themed lighting fixture, along with a $50 solution for adding sound effects to your doorbell. Japan offers up an off-the-grid vending machine and a rice cooker that communicates with your smartphone.

Plus, Crave's most dedicated "Star Wars" fan shows off his tattoos. And in Geek News, Eric discusses (no spoilers) the controversy surrounding the Mass Effect 3 ending, and shows off the trailer for a new space horror film, "Prometheus."

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Episode 81

Super Mario Bros. question box lamp

Ring the MP3 doorbell

Hand-crank vending machine

Smartphone talks to Panasonic rice cooker

And Crave's most dedicated 'Star Wars' fan is...

Not Craving

Hannibal Lecter-style charging mask

Geek News

Will BioWare change the Mass Effect 3 ending?

New 'Prometheus' trailer

Viewer feedback

E-mail crave@cnet.com

Hello Crave podcast crew!!!!

In almost every single one of your episodes you guys always say that you barely get any emails. Well I am writing to you guys for getting the word out that you guys are making a freshman in college in Las Vegas, Nevada very happy when watching the Crave podcast. I love love love Crave!!!! I believe it is a good compliment with the Crave blog which I learn and find out interesting things week by week and get to hear your guys thoughts about the highlights of the week that was posted on the blog. When I found out that Bonnie Cha would be leaving Dialed In BUT be part of the Crave podcast, I was thrilled. Both Donald and Eric should be proud of themselves for representing the geeky individuals such as myself on the podcast (Love Eric's Geek News segment). I've been pleased with the recent episodes since it has surpassed the 20 minute mark and now are 30 minutes or like episode 78, 40 minutes filled with Crave's geeky jokes, laughter, and if lucky funny perverted comments. Keep up the good work!!!

Crave Podcast Fan,

Jozef

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Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.

 

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