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.


Play

Episode 1,169

Podcast









Subscribe:

iTunes (HD) iTunes (SD) iTunes (HQ) iTunes (MP3)

RSS (HD) RSS (SD) RSS (HQ) RSS (MP3)



 

Follow us on Twitter!


Featured Video
6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Top 5: Cars with best resale value

Brian Cooley runs down the top five US automobiles with the best resale value in 2015, five years after original sale.

by Brian Cooley