Episode 43 of The pause.com Entertainment Podcast is live!

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In this episode:

In Video Games, Tony talks about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and The God of War, and Lou talks about Star Wars: Trench Run on the iPhone. Miscellaneous video game news after that.

In TV (~27:50), the guys discuss V, The OfficeFlash Forward, Modern Family and Glee. Lou also talks about Stargate Universe and Top Chef. Random TV news follows.

In Movies (~1:06:50) both Tony and Lou saw 2012. General movie news follows.

In the Mash-Up segment (~1:22:40) the news this week includes:

  • Rumor: Apple Tablet Delayed for OLED upgrade; supposedly there will be a 9.7″ OLED model and a 10.6″ version
  • The Sony Xperia X10 will cost $880
  • In December, you’ll be able to get Star Wars iPhone cases with the logo and character illustrations like Darth Vader and Stormtroopers for $30
  • The Chumby One is a WiFi, connected alarm clock with a touchscreen that already has over 1,200 apps / widgets and over 200 clock faces. It’ll connect you to Facebook, Twitter, The Weather Channel and much, much more. $100 from chumby.com
  • Acoustic cannons like the one used in the last “Hulk” movie are real, and are what were used to fend off Somali Pirates when they tried to attack the Maersk Alabama the other day
  • ATI’s Radeon HD 5970 is now officially the fasted graphics card you can (soon) buy
  • Google looks like it’s getting ready to compete with Apple head-on in a sense, by releasing its own Google Phone. Just a rumor for now.
  • Dell’s Zino PC is a small home theater PC available in a bunch of colors and patterns that looks to have about the same form factor as the Mac Mini
  • The I-201 Japanese submarine from WWII was found near Hawaii recently.
  • Origin PC has launched bo build custom gaming computers
  • Bech Nielsen of the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen and Masao Ninomiya of the Yakawa Institute for Theortical Physics in Kyoto are both convinced that the reason the LHC has had so many false starts is that time travelers from the future are coming back to our present to sabotage it, because it poses such a great danger to the world.
  • NASA has confirmed the presence of water on the moon
  • Google Chrome OS may be unveiled today
  • The F-35B is a new jet that does vertical takeoff & landing, can fly at supersonic speeds, and has stealth capabilities.
  • AOL’s firing 2,500 people so that it can save $300 off of its normal $1.8 billion operating expenses; it’s also put ICQ up for sale and Mapquest could be next on the block
  • You can download the Office 2010 Beta if you’re so inclined, from http://www.microsoft.com/office/2010
  • 1080p video is coming to YouTube soon, now that about 10% of the uploaded videos are actually in 720p
  • A leaked Black Friday ad for Apple shows up to 30% off all iPods (except the iPhone or Shuffle) and up to 25% off all Macs
  • Boeing’s Matrix Laser has successfully shot down three air drones, which is pretty cool and also pretty scary
  • Wal-Mart’s Black Friday ad has, among other things, a Magnavox Blu-ray player for $78
  • You can now buy a Tauntaun sleepling bag from ThinkGeek for $100 

As always, the end of the episode is when Tony & Lou reveal their votes for this week’s Best & Worst entertainment moments.

The pause.com Entertainment Podcast is hosted by long-time friends Tony Incopero and Lou Zucaro. Join them as they discuss all sorts of fun things in the world of entertainment, gaming, gadgets, cars and more with a healthy dose of their sense of humor.

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