Nasty NYC weather has shut down The 404 Show today. But worry not, we've handpicked a classic episode for you to enjoy!
The 404 is on holiday until CES, but enjoy this special throwback episode where "woot" makes it into the Oxford English Dictionary, and a virtual hit-man service charges $10 an hour for DDoS attacks.
The new tariff lets you call 0800, 0845, 0870 and 0808 numbers at no extra cost.
Ofcom plans to make expensive call charges clearer for Freephone, directory inquiries and customer service numbers.
The Gateway ID49C08 combines speedy Core i5 performance and automatic-switching Nvidia graphics in a small package at a reasonable price, but several small annoyances take away from the experience.
Here's a throwback episode of The 404 Podcast where we celebrate Wi-fi day on 8/02/11! Everyone's favorite guest Joseph Kaminski is featured on this one, showing us how to "tweet like men," even though he doesn't have a Twitter account. Enjoy!
roundup Developers get a full rundown on the cloud-based Azure OS and some tidbits about Microsoft's next browser, along with a beta of Office 2010.
CNET has a look as one developer at the Microsoft PDC gathering in Los Angeles unboxes an Acer laptop, which were given to most attendees.
At its developer conference, Microsoft shows off the fourth generation of its data center design as it moves toward Azure and the cloud.
At the Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft talks about Office 2010, shows Silverlight 4, and shares the first details on Internet Explorer 9.