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.
The Buzz Report: Galaxy Nexus buzzkills RAZR
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

The Buzz Report: Galaxy Nexus buzzkills RAZR

5:11 /

In the big tech news of the week, the Galaxy Nexus steals the RAZR's thunder, but the iPhone 4S trumps them both. Plus: Lytro is here!

Hey, everyone, I�m Molly Wood, and welcome to the Buzz Report, the show about the tech news that everyone is talking about. This week, it�s raining hot Android phones and everyone�s in line for iPhones, the coolest camera ever, and your dirty, dirty tech users, you. But first, it�s the Gadget of the Week. The Gadget of the Week is the Galaxy Nexus with Google�s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Rejoice, Androids! The Galaxy Nexus is made by Samsung, it�s yet another tablet-sized phone, with a HUGE 4.65-inch screen and HD resolution, the hotness. It�s thin, it�s slightly curved to hug your face, it�s got a dual-core processor, LTE 4G support, and built-in NFC for swipe-to-pay in the future. It has only a five-megapixel camera on the back, but a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera. And of course, there�s Ice Cream Sandwich with its new apps, refined UI, gesture support, cool new camera and gallery features like filters and editing, and just new newness all over the place. Android home run, pretty much. Except � it�s apparently coming to Verizon �in November� and the price has yet to be announced. I don�t appreciate that level of vagueness, guys. It�s shopping seasons. Give the people something to buy, or at least pre-order, mmkay? And now for the news. The Samsung Nexus pretty much proved to be the biggest buzzkill ever for the OTHER big Android announcement of the week. The Droid RAZR, which is the new skinniest phone in the world, and it has like, Gorilla glass, Kevlar on the back, a stainless steel chassis, and some kind of nanotechnology coating that makes it splash-resistant. Plus, an 8 megapixel camera, a dual-core processor, 1 gig of internal RAM, it can stream Netflix content in HD, it�s LTE, it�ll get Ice Cream Sandwich in early 2012. I mean. What to DO!? Apparently for millions of people, the answer to that question is � buy an iPhone. Apple announced that iPhone 4S first weekend sales topped four million. There are still lines at Apple stores around the country, and by mid-week, Apple had switched to reservations only for in-store pickup -- you had to reserve it online to pick up the next day. Didn�t you guys even notice all those little green Androids falling out of the sky? No? Let�s keep the gadget-palooza rolling, though, because frankly, I�m pretty much over geeking out on phones and ALL over geeking out on the Lytro camera. Megapixels are out � megaRAYS are in. Lytro unveiled its crazy box-like camera design this week in San Francisco -- the cameras will go on sale in early 2012, starting at 399 bucks, and will totally change photography. They�ll record all the available light in an image and create a complete 3D map of whatever you took a picture of, and then YOU can decide later where you want the focus of the picture to be. It�s. Insane. You will throw your iPhone 4S out the window when you see this. Well, ok. You know what I mean. Gadget PORN! In non-gadget related news this week, mobile carriers agreed to new measures to prevent cell phone ��bill shock.� You�ll get texts and other alerts when you�re about to rack up insane charges for things you thought were normal activities. After agreeing to the new measures, representatives for the carriers were heard to mutter, �where�s the fucking fun in that?� And now for a new segment here on the Buzz Report � You People Are Dirty Research in the UK found that 1 in 6 mobile phones were tainted with E. Coli bacteria � which is typically found in fecal matter. Yep. You got poop on your phone. I guess the good news is that 5 out of 6 of you are not filthy pigs? Let me break it down for you: stop doing your business while using your phone. And for god�s sake, wash your hands! Speaking of how you�re all dirty, let�s have a look at what�s Clogging the Tubes. It�s sh*t that Siri says. America is obsessed with Siri, the voice assistant on iPhone 4S, and apparently obsessed with asking her dirty questions. It was, in retrospect, a blog waiting to happen. http://shitthatsirisays.tumblr.com/ I wish I�d been on the team that got to think of all the questions people would ask, and even better � write the answers. Because, yeah. http://shitthatsirisays.tumblr.com/post/11516676085 Nailed it. And that�s the Buzz Report for this week, everyone. I�m Molly Wood and thanks for

New releases

Reasons not to buy an Apple Wa...
3:12 September 12, 2014
The Apple Watch is a tempting wearable, but there are many reasons to stay away.
Play video
Science and art team up to create...
5:17 September 12, 2014
This week on Crave we check out a light-​based Rube Goldberg machine complete with melting ice, Godzilla gets...
Play video
2015 Chrysler 200C: A dud no longer...
21:41 September 12, 2014
The lowly Chrysler 200, reinvented; which state has the fastest drivers; and how to get TV in your car.
Play video
Apple's free album has some folks...
2:56 September 12, 2014
High traffic causes iPhone 6 preorder problems, a free U2 album leads to confusion, and SanDisk breaks a record...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,551: Batman ruined?...
33:37 September 12, 2014
There's some new Batman controversy about the size of his Batmobile cannon. Plus, we'll learn how to live...
Play video
Take a look at the luxurious, metal...
1:59 September 12, 2014
Hit play on our video review of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha to see what we think of Samsung's first use of luxurious...
Play video
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini flaunts...
1:41 September 12, 2014
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini has a near identical design to the flagship S5, but comes in a much more comfortable...
Play video
Dell's Inspiron 14 5000 a good...
1:52 September 12, 2014
Like all of the Inspiron laptops we've tested, the 14-inch 5000 series is a good value with excellent battery...
Play video