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 52: Kickin’ it Old School

Chuck’s microphone is mistaken for a bomb by the TSA.  Jailbreaking the iPhone has now been deemed legal.  A vulnerability has been found in WPA2.  DefCon badges let hackers do battle using digital ninjas.  A Nigerian scammer gets the laptop he deserves.  Scientists create an equation for the perfect handshake.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/52

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