Following the demise of Circuit City, Wal-Mart's been making a big push into the electronics market, and one of its PR folks let us in on a couple of upcoming "deals" on certain LCD TVs. The sale runs from June 14-20, or while supplies last.Vizio VO420E 1080p 42-inch LCD ($697) Sony Bravia KDL-52S5100 1080p 52-inch LCD ($1,788) Sanyo DP37649 720p 37-inch LCD ($398)
Father's Day is a joyous time, a time to recognize the ol' patriarch for all he's done for you over the years. And lots of dads like tech. That means that lots of dads get disappointed by stuff their family thought they would like.
Don't fall into the trap of getting your dad any old tech. In fact, we have five recommendations for you.
Jeff's better half Stacie Blair and Dan the Mantern fill out Friday's show, where once again, things go awry with the technical difficulties. I'm starting to think The 404 is cursed. Stories for the day include fake iPhone lineups in Poland, facial recognition technology at Dunkin' Donuts, parenting tips from The 404, and our new segment "Girlfriend of a Gamer."
Today's show is suppa greeen! We're very excited to welcome Stacie Blair into the studio! She jumps into the chatroom from time to time, but this is the first time ever in the … Read more
On today's show, we trade in one Wilson for two MTIs- sounds like a deal! Mark's pop sits in on this episode where we officially begin the JYu PS2 project, give an update Justin's floating apartment, provide video game console updates, and reminisce about pogs, mechanical pencils, and the good ol' days when places like Walmart didn't exist.
Mark's Dad visits the studio today and sits in on the podcast and Mark replaces Wilson on the show- two Marks for the price of one! And the good news keeps on coming when Jeff busts out … Read more
It's nearly two weeks after Mother's Day, and that can mean only one thing: The marketing floodgates are about to swing wide open for Father's Day. And the worst example is a good product that would be fine on its own but instead stoops to some cheap gimmick that lowers its image.
Take, for example, this special edition of the MoGo mouse. This anorexic peripheral, which can be stored in a PC card slot, has gotten some high marks from people who praise its innovative design. But then they had to go and slap on a sticker … Read more
We passed along a rumor awhile back about new PSP models, with stuff like a hard drive and flash memory, possibly being in the works. That still remains unclear, but we do know this: Sony is at least planning to expand the look of the gaming gadgets, if not change their guts, with new colors. Five of them, to be exact, including blue, silver and pink, according to Newlaunches. Maybe Sony, which has encountered some high-profile product delays, is just going to release new colors pending new releases.
(Photos: Sony, Newlaunches)