HUD glasses, self-sanitizing water bottles, and 3D robot dinosaurs, oh my! We discuss these topics, plus is there a Kickstarter for Porn? All this, plus this week’s Epic Fail, Oh Asia You So Crazy, a Recent Study, and the Question of the Week makes a triumphant return!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/88
Ole Miss students choose Admiral Ackbar as their mascot. Denny’s invites you to follow a random Taiwanese man. Ubisoft deters hackers from stealing Assassin’s Creed 2 by making the game unplayable. A illustrated bible represented with Legos. Some colleges have begun accepting YouTube videos as part of the application process. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/32
Jack Thompson’s up to his wacky shennanigans again! This time he attacks Activision’s CEO for a speech he made. We find out whether you can charge an iPhone with oranges or not. A company has developed a way to identify a user strictly by their typing cadence. Because of Toyota’s epic fubar and recall, you can now find fun commemorative products poking fun at Toyota – like the TiRD mug. Can a pickle be more popular than Nickelback? This year marks the 20th anniversary of Photoshop. We show you hot to escape the clutches of Google. All this, plus the Question of the Week and the Fark Headline of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/31
DARPA creates synthetic creatures that can never die. Microsoft finally patches a 17-year-old bug. deleteyouraccount.com helps you properly delete your identity on various websites. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week, the Question of the Week, and Bonertron.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/29
Come hang out with us a BasementCast next week! We’ll be recording live in the basement of 1201 College Ave, Houghton, MI. See our Facebook page for details.
Stealing Youtube videos, stealing on BitTorrent, stealing from EVERYBODY! The iPad has been announced and we discuss why it sucks and what it could be good for. Steve Jobs lashes out at Google. Boxee is releasing a one-click payment platform. Who beat out Google to be the number 1 employer in the U.S. Meet Giant George, the 7-foot long great dane. Infrared cameras are now being used to determined the tastiness of beef. All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/28
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
A Russian billboard was hacked to show porn to passerbys. The FBI has a new forensic tool: Google Image Search. A kid builds a network router out of Legos. Canceling a Nexus One contract costs more than the phone itself. Listen in to find out how AT&T generates support for its anti-Net-Neutrality stance. Fake log cabins and Pants on the ground. Barnes & Noble starts a textbook rental service. Facebook adds comment reply by email feature. Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/26
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
This week we show the relation between World of Warcraft guilds and real world gangs. We talk about Google Goggles, HUD ski goggles, and how the Square payment system will work. Wacky devices galore! A clock has been created, based on the Weasley’s clock in Harry Potter, that shows the location of your family members, and a mood chair that knows exactly how your butt feels. Plus, a Linux alternative to Rock Band. All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/23
“Unfriend” was declared the Word of the Year. We discuss online backups. Astronauts sneak a turkey onto the ISS. Dagobah isn’t a system for droids or pussies. Justin Bieber was jailed for refusing to use Twitter. Comcast’s TV Everywhere service will be available for free for subscribers. The British Royal Navy uses the Sony PSP as a study aid. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/22