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 113: Like a Mustard

The real source of Apple device IDs leaked by Anonymous last week.  Soon Advertisements Will Involve Forced Interaction.  Apple Sues Online Polish Deli Over Their Name, “A.pl”.  Former German first lady sues Google over ‘prostitute’ autocomplete suggestions.  GoDaddy reports massive outage was not a hack.  Why the First Laptop Had Such a Hard Time Catching On (Hint: Sexism).  Magic: The Gathering is Turing complete.  University builds cheap supercomputer with Raspberry Pi and Legos.  Europe officially runs out of IPv4 addresses.  I Applied to Grey Poupon’s Members-Only Facebook Page… and Was Denied.  All this, plus this week’s Epic Fail, Science News, and Oh Asia You So Crazy!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/113

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 27: Super Podcast

Sony puts a quad-SSD RAID 0 in a laptop.  We discuss Conan O’Brien’s last episode on NBC.  Microsoft confirms a 17 year old Windows vulnerability.  The Nexus One censors your voice-to-text input.  Spike Jonze released a short film about robot love.  Garmin Voice Studio lets you create custom voices for your GPS device.  Star Wars Galaxies shuts down 12 servers.  All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/27