A forum where they turn the tables on 419 scammers. The GSM algorithm has been cracked. Synthehol could be a real thing. A British prisoner escapes from jail and then taunts the police via Facebook. Google Earth comes to the Audi A8’s in-dash navigation system. Geek Squad’s CES ads are surprisingly honest. We discuss 10 gadgets that purportedly defined the decade. All this plus Dumbass Apple News, the Fark Headline of the Week, and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/25
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
Secret GPS tracking is now legal in Massachusetts. College students can purcahse Windows 7 for only $30. A fascinating light show in the sky was caused by an interesting culprit. Banana theft is on the rise in India, find out why. A student kills an intruder with a samurai sword. The music industry wants royalties for previews in iTunes. All this and more, plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/15