The 404 1,169: Where we're back in the saddle again (podcast)

Today we're discussing technology's obsession with nostalgia and modern hardware drawing inspiration from old designs. Topics include skeuomorphism, ex-relationship syndrome, futurism, and planned obsolescence.

Solitaire.exe is a real deck modeled after the Windows 98 virtual card game Evan Roth

Leaked from today's 404 episode:

- Did RIM just stage this BlackBerry 10 "leak"?

- Do we need this? Kohler shower head doubles as a wireless speaker.

- Dude builds OSX into old Macintosh Portable, let's talk about RETRO OBSESSION.

- Bionic mannequins spy on shoppers to boost sales.

Bathroom break video: One of the best couples Halloween costumes ever recorded.


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