The show is shorter than usual today, but we have to get out of the office before Nemo takes over the city. The stories of the day include: the George Bush family photos exposed by the hacker known as "Guccifer"; the rumors of a Portal movie directed by J.J. Abrams; snow panic driving Weather.com completely insane; and a patent troll claiming to have the rights to every podcast on the Internet.
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Awareness is the most important aspect of any computer-security scheme, so monitor all your online and financial accounts--and change your password regularly.
Expensive HDMI cables are a rip-off and offer no difference in picture quality over cheap ones. So when a salesman tries to up-sell, politely tell him he's wrong and move on with the sale.
The tablet of the moment doesn't do handwriting well, but that's not necessarily the future.
For a very reasonable $5, Mobicip offers age-based filtering, real-time monitoring, and many other protections--all wrapped in a browser that's virtually identical to Safari.
Yes. Snow Leopard reviews are out, and I have my favorite. But the more interesting story is Mozilla finding out that people didn't want to upgrade because they're afraid of the awesome bar exposing their porn. So they introduced private browsing mode fast. We also welcome Jon Strickland from HowStuffWorks to the show and he helps us understand how we can turn any story into an Apple story.
Yes. Snow Leopard reviews are out, and I have my favorite. But the more interesting story is Mozilla finding out that people didn't want to upgrade because they're afraid of the awesome bar exposing their porn.
Online discovery site, which competes with Digg, Reddit, and Mixx, snags Funny Or Die, Atom, Scientific American, and 5min.com for its partner program.
Social recommendation site StumbleUpon moves forward with an updated service that removes the need to install software to take advantage of its "stumbling" feature.