Episode 54 of The pause.com Entertainment Podcast is live!
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In this episode, Tony talks about Borderlands as well as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Lou talks a bit more about both Mass Effect 2 and WoW. Miscellaneous video game news follows.
In TV (~21:30), the guys talk Idol and Lost. Lou didn’t see Modern Family or The Office, but he did see Chuck, 24 and the Heroes season finale. Random TV news tidbits after that.
In Movies (~51:20) Tony talks about The Blind Side and Funny People. Lou saw Edge of Darkness and talks about that for a bit. Some movie news is after that.
In the Mash-Up segment the news this week includes:
- The Chicago Auto Show has started
- Motorola is splitting into two divisions (cell phones & wireless networking)
- Toyota is fixing the faulty gas pedals at a rate of 50k per day
- Sony has announced two new Blu-ray players, the BDP-S470 and BDP-S570 for $200 and $250 respectively
- Google will soon begin testing gigabit internet to up to half a million people
- iTunes pricing for standard-def TV shows will drop to 99 cents when the iPad launches in March
- Microsoft is looking into making a version of Office for the iPad
- The Fiat 500 will go on sale in the U.S. by year’s end
- A Radio Shack store in Manhattan exploded after a “manhole explosion” sparked a transformer fire
- Quisda’s QCM-330 cell phone has a 4″, 1280×1024 resolution
- Audi has unveiled the A1, with no word yet on U.S. availability
- TiVo is about to announce “something big” (yes, we reported this as news)
- Apple will give a $10k iTunes gift card to the person who downloads the 10 billionth song
- Canon has announced the EOS T2i aka EOS 550D, which even shoots 1080p video
- A Microsoft employee posted a blog entry about how Windows 8 will be unlike what people are used to from Windows
- Rumor: Hulu may reformat videos (aka not use Flash video) for when the iPad launches
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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