Episode 55: Happy Rumpaween

Foursquare offers a NASA badge for astronauts who check into “Space.”  The hacker behind the Xbox 360 jailbreak is being prosecuted for his hack.  Sony officially retires the Walkman.  A new Firefox extension has been released that allows you to sidejack website sessions to websites like Facebook and Twitter.  NYPD officers are sent on a field trip.  The Darth Vader costume from Empire Strikes back is on sale.  Mount Everest gets a 3G network.  All this and more!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/55

Episode 38: Sitting on Babies

Apple is removing the “Rate on Delete” feature from the iPhone OS.  A poster on Craig’s List has a hilarious perspective on why you should buy his 2002 Ford Focus.  A wireless consumer in the U.K. threatens his former provider with a plywood check.  Not only is the <blink> tag annoying, not it’s dangerous.  We discuss a fun project called “Project Jarvis.”  An Arkansas teenager has sued his mother for “harassing” him on Facebook.  Fancy Hands is a virtual assistant program that is cheap.  Is there a correlation between pop music and stock volatility?  All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and a new Off-Air Discussion topic.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/38