The Bubble Boy gets released from quarantine and joins us back on today's episode of The 404, where we're chatting about Dish Network grabbing Blockbuster for $228 million; a Canadian service that could mean the end of missed packages; a girl who can't close her mouth; and the end of one of our favorite TV shows.
Today is Wilson's last day on the show before he ships out to China tomorrow. Don't worry, he'll be back with us at CES in January, but before he leaves we test his ability to predict the future of tech one last time. To absolutely nobody's surprise, all of his predictions are related to Apple.
Complaining about Web site redesigns is easy, but we're doing it anyway. On today's show we're picking bones with Gawker and Facebook's latest makeovers that slow down our inter-stalking! Not to worry, fellow creepers, there are always workarounds...
Aunt Jill Schlesinger joins the show today to talk about the value of bagels. That's right, for the last two days, Wilson has started the show by munching down on his new brunch fave: an onion bagel with lox and vegetable cream cheese...
We're back from CES for our first podcast of the New Year, and guess what - no Wilson today! Caroline McCarthy fills in.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar and Wilson Tang welcome Justin Yu back into the studio. He chats up his skydiving adventure and life on the West coast, and the crew also discusses the usual stories from the Internet including Paul the Octopus predicting the entire World Cup, the recent never-ending heat wave, and a Japanese senior citizen arrested for hitting a student who wouldn't give up his seat on the bus.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu wrap up iPhone 4 news from the weekend, including 1.7 million units sold, backlash from the left-handed community, and a new phone sex service that uses FaceTime to connect users to a live chat.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, Justin Yu, and Natali Del Conte review the iPhone 4 launch and reception issues, and look into a software program that can detect signs of depression online.
Today we explore an offer from PayPal's co-founder to give a $100,000 fellowship to students who drop out and start their own company. He argues that people under 20 can learn more useful skills at a start-up than at a university.
Say what you want about Vin Diesel's choice of movie roles, but we have to give him credit for his performance in "Boiler Room." Jeff's friend found a peculiar flyer referencing the movie at a job fair at Rutgers University, so we chat about that, then move onto Opera Software getting e-mails from Oprah fans who can't spell her name right.