Episode 115: Teledildonics

Neil Young reveals Pono music player, promises ‘the best sound anyone can get’.  Tesla Model S getting first ever over-the-air car firmware upgrade next week.  Criticized for overpriced parts, company gives away 3d schematics instead.  NotFound Project, Placing Missing Children Alerts on 404 Error Pages.  French government to use PostgreSQL and LibreOffice in free software adoption push.  Can a Flashy New Redesign Make Myspace Cool Again?  Apple Products Account for 14 Percent of All Crime in New York City.  Long-Distance Smartphone-Enabled Pleasuring Devices.  Do Phones Need to Come With Chargers These Days?  German Parliament Bans Laptops, Pirate Party Shows Up With Typewriter.  All this plus this week’s Epic Fail and Oh Asia You So Crazy!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/115

Episode 76: Never go Siri to Mouth

Steve Jobs dead at 56.  Siri means something completely different in Japan.  PassMyWill allows you to send your passwords to your loved ones posthumously.  A theater professor’s Firefly poster deemed threatening by campus public safety.  Make your own speed vest to show motorists how fast you’re going.  Fakegirlfriend.co is a new service that will pose as your girlfriend.  Psystar loses its appeal in Apple lawsuit.  Plus, this week’s Epic Fail!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/76

Episode 73: Sex Lemonade

FEMA determines how bad a hurricane is by checking if the local Waffle House is open.  Listen in to find out how to determine how old your globe is.  Domino’s plans to open a pizza joint on the moon.  A company has devised a “green” way to dispose of human remains by liquifying the corpse.  Germany introduces “prostitute meters” to collect taxes.  The German ban on Doom has finally been lifted.  The Pirate Bay founders go legit with BayFiles.  Plus, a Recent Study, an Epic Fail, and “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/73