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Ep. 968: Where we're totally idiot-proof

We asked CNN technology writer Mark Milian to come into the studio today to wrap up the last show of the year, and he surprises us with Peter Ha from The Daily in tow! Our two favorite guests join us for a discussion about the tech trends of 2011 ("hacking," privacy, mobile OS wars, Tumblr, and Reddit), and we'll also take a look at Mark's new book, Letters to Steve: Inside the E-Mail Inbox of Apple's Steve Jobs.

By December 16, 2011

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The 404 968: Where we're totally idiot-proof (podcast)

We asked CNN technology writer Mark Milian to come into the studio today to wrap up the last show of the year, and he surprises us with Peter Ha from The Daily in tow! Our two favorite guests join us for a discussion about the tech trends of 2011 ("hacking," privacy, mobile OS wars, Tumblr, and Reddit), and we'll also take a look at Mark's new book, Letters to Steve: Inside the E-Mail Inbox of Apple's Steve Jobs.

By December 16, 2011

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Google App Inventor: Hands-on with the idiot-proof Android creation tool

As soon as Google announced its App Inventor we knew there was a bright future with lots of money waiting for us. It turns out though, making a decent app is harder than it looks

By August 4, 2010

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The 404 1,419: Where it's open tax season with Aunt Jill Schlesinger (podcast)

Aunt Jill hangs out with The 404 to ring in the open tax season, give a post-game Superbowl wrap-up, and answer a few of your dire financial questions.

By February 3, 2014

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DIY: home surveillance with IP network cameras

Are your plans to install web-enabled home-security cameras wasting away in the too-hard basket? We take you through the process of installing these cams, from cabling to monitoring them on your iPhone.

By June 20, 2012

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Dispense with the pretense: Google's gunning for Apple

All the signs point to one inescapable conclusion: Google's getting into hardware, and its crosshairs are on Cupertino.

By February 10, 2012

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Are Nokia's flexible phones the future?

At Nokia World in October last year, the Finnish phone maker showed off a working prototype of a smartphone controlled by a flexible frame and display. Called Nokia Kinect, could this prototype be the precursor of the next genuine shift in smartphone design, or is it simply a clever gimmick?

By February 5, 2012

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Michelin Smart Jumper cables for easier jump-starts

This set of jumpers features inline electronics which take most--but not all--of the guesswork and danger out of jump-starting a car.

By May 16, 2011

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Crysis 2: If you can make it there...

Can another post-apocalyptic game set in a crumbling NY steal our hearts and playtime? We give Crysis 2 a spin.

By March 24, 2011

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Royal Mail iPhone app lets you put your own stamp on stamps

The new Smilers app takes your photos and turns them into stamps, sent to you in sheets of 10 or 20 with a range of themes. Don't worry royalists -- the Queen's head is safe.

By January 26, 2011