Digital City 90: Free Wi-Fi hits Chicago; best free iPad comics; and win this Mafia II gun lamp

On this week's episode of the Digital City video podcast, municipal Wi-Fi comes to Chicago thanks to AT&T, but at the same time, New York suffers a partial Verizon outage. We take on New York's annoying taxicab TV screens and present a quick tour of some of the best free comic books available for Apple's iPad.

On this week's episode, municipal Wi-Fi--one of our pet causes--is coming to Chicago thanks to AT&T, but at the same time, New York suffers a partial Verizon outage. We also look at the new legal exemptions from the controversial DCMA law recently carved out by the Library of Congress for the jailbreaking and/or rooting of smartphones (as well as for some exemptions for DRM'd video games, e-books, and DVDs), and what it means for consumers.

With our special guest, CNET mobile phone reviewer Bonnie Cha (taking the place of an under-the-weather Scott), we take on New York's annoying taxicab TV screens as well as the AMOLED display shortage currently affecting mobile phone manufacturers, then take a quick tour of some of the best free comic books available for Apple's iPad .

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Finally, get in on this week's giveaway with a chance to snag a super-rare video game collectible--a limited edition hand-crafted gun lamp from 2K's upcoming game Mafia II. These won't be for sale anywhere, so this is likely your only chance to get one and be the envy of your friends, family, and cubemates.

A third-person action/adventure set in the 1940s and 1950s, Mafia II was one of our picks for the most-anticipated games of 2010 , and is coming to the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC August 24.

Listen to the show for details on how to win (but as you probably know by now, it involves a visit to our Facebook page).

Related links:
>> Feds say mobile-phone jailbreaking is OK
>> 20 great, free iPad comic books
>> Mafia II screenshots

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