Episode 21: 21 Rump Street

Michigan Tech makes up stupid words.  A british man has a bionic, remote-controlled bum.  Photochromic contact lenses are soon to be publicly available.  AXE’s new “Night & Day” ad lets you see a lady in her undergarments with your phone, but only after 9pm.  A teen has been cleared from criminal charges because of a Facebook status.  Shit My Dad says goes from Twitter account to TV show.  Jailbroken iPhone users get Rickrolled through security exploit.  MPAA shuts down an entire town’s municipal WiFi over a single download.  Netflix may start delaying the release of movies by a full month from their release date.  All this plus Dumbass Apple News, Fark Headline of the Week, and Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/21

Episode 20: Old Man Cusack

From the department of “I Can’t Believe They Got a Grant For This,” a study was done that reveals that 64% of men don’t read the manual before calling tech support.  EA Sports has released footage from their new MMA game.  Apple rejects Macworld iPhone Superguide from the App Store because it used the word “iPhone.”  Find out how much you get paid to poop at work.  A woman wants to live stream the birth of her child on the Internet.  See the break down of your credit score based on your email domain.  The Large Hadron Collider is shut down again… by bread.  Wish you could open your door with a secret knock instead of a key?  It’s in the realm of possibility.  All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/20

Episode 19: We’re on the Torture Soundtrack!

Arnold Schwarzenegger sends a secret message to the California Congress.  A sad day for geeks: Jolt Cola is ceasing production.  We talk about the “Yo Dawg” meme.  China accuses Google of unfair censorship (ironic much?).  Blackberry phones get eavesdropping software.  Musicians call for a release of the torture soundtrack details.  DARPA is researching putting the Internet into orbit.  Walmart is competing with Best Buy’s Geek Squad in terms of in-home installation.  All this plus Fark Headline of the Week and Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/19