Ep. : Where I Google-d all over my TV
Hey everyone its Thursday. March . For fourteen. Does it thirteen -- -- -- never get to introduce the show clearly its funny its because I have a different laptop today. And I I usually -- -- the -- right up there. Hey whats up everybody its the on cnet.com today is Thursday march -- fourteen. Im Justin you on Jeff back RR. Im mark lets -- and if -- Thanks for tuning in you guys Im introduced -- the -- for the first time ever attended but they keep from mark listening and being here. -- yeah no problem unfortunately is not feeling well -- its -- hot so mark is busily. And frantically running the board right now Im really great giants we mark needs about seven more arms I know I -- excel hes behind me -- -- and I -- not Brazilian got to do you know. Were were were learning were learning together. In this is not who you should be watching. Is this valleys first appearance on the four -- -- -- -- thanks -- on the microphone can you say hi -- to remind me. And sick Sally chances -- like the -- -- -- video here at CNET annual seducing and has been as well now. See. -- Communities with this I do speak Spanish are few things you can get you today before we move on to the story short -- today. We have a few a corrections to make I knew this and I wanted warn you guys its correct me. And my bloody Blake Stephenson. BI and stream music deed you know Neil Young was Canadian right and -- -- yeah it wasnt so I said. Neil Young the greatest singer song one of the greatest -- singer songwriters our countrys ever had. Okay yeah that. Okay and it was its kind of a joke. And so minute Blake was the only one who knew -- no one else say that we got we got literally emails about your Singapore trip. -- put nothing about nailing down. Also is that just your way of like covering your your your -- is being like -- I wanted people to chime in you know I was -- on -- and around but you -- let everybody know -- really young kids theyre bad for not correcting and everyone knows hes Canadian number one how do you not know hes community well -- -- chimed in except for -- the first ever get somebody that number to. You know how to delegate to this when I said it to -- -- -- then after -- cereals like world someones gonna crack me on that now regardless we now so you just proved to Abraham Lincoln also Abraham Lincoln died apparently only eighteen years before TV was invented thats less than I thought. Weigh less and the wolfman alpha. -- was -- was we found out through this someone sent it and only you can say hey guys I couldnt believe -- he just missed it. So were referring to you Bill OReilly segment where he was criticizing Obamas appearance -- ween two -- theoretically can never would have -- -- would have done it on funnier guy and then I said yeah because TV boy wasnt going to be -- for another hundred years yet only eighteen and I dont think it was in every house in America in the world but you know its -- it is after that segment -- On fox -- a lot of people cannot and historians cannot incidentally did was in ct. A horrible jokes -- he was never afraid -- -- -- -- story -- so. That leads me to believe that he totally wouldve jumped on that account and both. Of course and I you know that. When Im gonna get into how inaccurate or out of touch -- it is -- right yet. So -- and lets just jump into the stories were gonna cover today if we have time. Well get into. A few emails that were very happy to have received yet what can look forward to our. Quick rundown we talk about Amazon prime jumping up in cost per year about twenty dollars no big deal -- will come down. Then were gonna talk about the most legendary phone Booth in the whole country. And I think mark is actually in -- know where its located. Because then were gonna talk about the best theater to watch movies in -- galaxy not hyperbole investigator in the whole freaking galaxy. Thats is that is hyperbole you dont know that and then were gonna talk about how. Google has now updated its search results graphically. So now youll see a whole new page. A search results when you look so we -- riveting show for you -- -- last story for a reason were gonna start with a little bit. More interest stories they finally did it Amazon finally did it twenty dollars more it wasnt. But starting this year depending on when youre prime is up for a new -- Youll be charged twenty dollars more -- Which is significant I think it is a lot of money. It is it is it is when you he I think its a -- lot what is that its. Because -- % increase -- point % increase but it sounds worse when you say youre gonna pay an extra twenty dollars per year if I had said youre gonna pay -- dollars per month. Then thats a little bit easier to stomach youre really -- heres what the email sounds like -- Jeffrey back along our. Were writing to you to provide advance notice that the price of your prime membership will be increasing. The annual rate will be dollars when your membership -- -- in November right. Even as fuel and transportation costs have increased. The price of pride -- remain the same for nine years since prime was invented -- stop complaining you bastard. Wins out to another so it says since and then it just you know theres a lot of back got a you know back patting about how awesome primus thats right I mean you and I are both -- drivers of primark. I am well yes senators know no. Okay if all the three of us I dont it would be getting rid of our accounts I would still pay dollars youre just based on all the stuff that -- -- throughout the month yeah theyre just taking advantage of two day shipping I think like twice a month. I wouldnt say it pays for -- but that in addition to like Amazon instant which that the two. If you if you have Amazon prime you also have Amazon instant icon right is that theyre yeah I dont use instant at all thats where you do the same day deliveries -- -- and that it does a video. Well all all of the streaming stuff -- -- -- I -- -- -- -- Xbox almost every day. Well as if as of like the last two weeks to three of -- -- the bright yet its part as well. On -- -- thats definitely think -- youre right its not that much of an increase yet. When you see its sort of written out if its more like psychological shock but it really like you said theres only a couple dollars a month share and it doesnt need to be different code for me Ill buy like dollar -- -- or something like that what when and you -- -- if you do that -- couple dozen times a year than its already paid for itself and Amazon prime has replaced some of my grocery shopping yet some of my -- -- -- an and is absolutely some of my health and beauty products are now purchased through Amazon prime with you mostly beauty. -- health yet and thats really what I mean you cant argue with their pricing and -- has trying become may be a little. Less reliable yeah I was gonna bring that up data and stick to that you date guarantee demand. Thing so I mean -- but sometimes you benefit from it actually -- and its kind of funny because some I was ordering -- routine from Amazon and I I ordered two day shipping now and it didnt come it was like four days late. But then it finally came with of course the Amazon prime sticker which is kind of annoying but then like three days later an extra one was really got a little freedom to -- -- -- -- Happen to me like four times also yeah since I started prying open prime numbers like seven years I think yet and Im not sure if they do just to make you happy just like shut you up -- -- preemptive. Or because there is -- legit. Problem -- like the system theyre not did its a its a glitch that did that come from Amazon the shipping with people or did it come directly from -- you ordered. I forget. Im Im wonderful and I think with Amazon with the Amazon prime I think you have to have it sent from -- from either like specific retailers or via. -- the warehouse -- him. -- I noticed in Georgetown on this the one thing hated on Amazon prime is when they use -- laser ship. Yeah and -- -- leadership its good it feels like its just like a bunch of monkeys who boxes camera and get -- package. Youre lucky yet. Ive. Had nothing but awful experiences with leadership. All incoming tip and all anything out now and even think you can happens is coming only sit you know I wish they would do is. Some kind of tiered pricing plans to you know how on Netflix right now you can opt for the delivery right of movies. And the streaming service and thats like you know what fifteen bucks a row area but you can also do good streaming only for like five dollars a month for I wish and is only you do that. We could just give free delivery cannot get all the -- and not -- anything yet Im really watch video on Amazon and I dont have a candles and read books on there I think it was kind of position that as a bonus yes theres a fifty dollars or whatever -- can go up when you dont have to -- its access to view would be great. Its still the best thing ever but it doesnt matter yet were all still going to use it click that renew button -- All right great what about the so thats Amazon prime I think it -- defeat depends on when you subscribe so I have like November -- -- at six months. You know left -- or more than April of the the cutoff dates if you bought it after April subjected its a great thats the thats great theres also look at hacked T which is linked to -- CNET are about sharing which is -- which is basically prior to when your. Renewal is up. You just basically by an Amazon membership with the gift card. -- -- basically pre pay for it the following year you can still him grandthered into that old -- save -- twenty bucks yet but you have to pay more up front on brightly. Of course is fine. Yeah if you waited twenty dollars to ten apparently can still share the thing with mily members trying to decrypt it thats -- like a hack it really got to get on that on the what the -- me -- I do that with my girlfriend and her roomy and we all share one primary -- sick -- theres this. All right -- story time. As we hear about the most inmous phone Booth in the country -- -- Or via the created it -- it. Thats the ter because its its what is old stories about the Internet -- hear about it is it goes all the way back to the early days of the web in . So the most legendary phone Booth in the world. You have to own a car to get there first of all. Not in the car has to be suitable for off routing that and it has to -- four wheel drive because the location of this phone Booth is in the middle of nowhere. So they suggest even on the school maps and it actually works and it actually works yet or work desk and theres the number two the number is there youll need a plaque. Packed plenty of water and food. Because its gonna take about a data get there were still its one of the -- drive out from Las Vegas okay which is why -- that was -- I was wondering as I figured Henson and do think its yet and that marks most Vegas. I had your ventured out to the middle of the Mojave Desert mark. Guy dont think I have definitely would not do that for -- to make a phone call cant boot -- does not work you how -- -- is it. I dont understand how its a days drive yet its one days -- because. Apparently its really hard to find through -- off -- highway. But its still about eight miles away from the nearest paved road which is why I mentioned nearly -- in off routing and is the a -- -- underground thats connecting it all there is there is definitely phone lines out there. So thats why its in operation its fifteen miles away from the news numbered highway which is Im looking at -- here is there a picture -- -- That I can pull up percent yes -- this is -- out of that right here and lets -- in on the Google map. On the if you wanna see -- -- of course link to this in the show notes today can you -- street view. No you definitely cant IMAP those funny. Little is -- you cant see here but behind all these dots is actually a phone when I realize this but Google -- actually displays -- booths. -- a black truly -- or youre in the world phone. Well so anyway the original story about the phone -- is that it was put there in . Gold miners living in the area to make phone calls from. And the phone really started Internet history back in when this hacker -- Godfrey Daniels. He heard about the phone Booth in a -- nice remember those earlier in -- bands -- And he decided to travel out to see it. And -- -- actually included a phone number for the phone Booth. And to the sky -- -- you decide to start calling a phone number to see if anybody would ever pick it up and did anyone ever -- it would take years of -- -- finally picking up in the middle of nowhere. We can you switch to satellite -- curious yeah Im yet to curious person. Swansea so worst thing Google Maps transfers to satellite is -- -- out and youre gonna -- like a little box it will find government. Out of here it is -- -- see a little box there. I dont think so it. Honor at this I -- lately it depends on when this was keep telling. Thats it -- any closer -- your -- its nose yeah are you cant see a box but. Theres a look at theres a lot of stuff around there. Although there are paved -- this so its this is now now there are but. End -- the story youll see what Im just wondering based on the map if -- is it right off the road or do you have to like walk will look at the photo of it theres a photo on the kernel -- yeah. And you kind of see its really right next its at the intersection of a few dirt roads around ranks. So you know he thought go to him a year it would taken a year for some -- -- pick up in -- -- few weeks of constantly calling this number and leaving it to ring obviously because -- -- answering machine variety for now. And finally its own picked up and it was a local in the area and he actually transcribe that entire conversation in which all include a link to that in the -- will move. And so he thought that was kind of novel uninteresting obviously this is before the Internet to people who super bored. This is when people did for the web was invented. And he transcribe the entire conversation and kept doing that with other people. As -- that he then posted. The phone number which is seven to . Says people -- the Internet and they started calling. And eventually became this crazy kind of cult phenomenon type deal where people would actually make pilgrimages -- the middle of the desert. The sort of you dont have a conversation with somebody randomly calling Brian ring and all -- definitely -- it was and this is sort of social networking analog social networking. Before we had FaceBook and regret that. And so it sort of takes a sad turn in the story -- -- -- actually removed in the year op on and the phone number was retired because of its environmental impact and and complaints from locals that we know were getting a lot of tourist traffic share but you know st forward to earlier this month February . A hacker. A new hacker young hacker named lucky two to five. Actually made a posting on FaceBook announcing he had resurrected the numbers somehow or another he contacted pac bell and he sold him the phone number. So hes now Philanthropic -- set it up as a conference line you can call that number up right now. . I dont know wont -- a phone Booth out in the middle of the Mojave Desert. The phone numbers still works announce the conference -- you can -- say F -- phone call. And its a limited in terms of how and people can join the conference. Like -- party lines that were popular Mac natics and Apples so so theres so this is there actually -- at the same stuff is so its -- the whos got the -- itself -- -- -- yet which sucks because its not a lot of phone with something to the -- this physically gone physically and obviously thats thats probably why we werent planning on the right -- that we have mark with a Yelp he didnt get to that before I already tried to an element but her right I built it up for its its okay mark ruined it before we -- now I built it up. To the boot isnt there anymore but it still called the numbers of the fund itself delivered -- -- -- does it I kind of wanna bring a phone in the middle of the desert dash or get on line with a bunch of weirdos we could. Dont do that dont remember my phone Booth in my high school -- if I and number attached to it you know I think all of them do. Just in case you have to recall you back yeah we would just make phone calls in just prank call -- shared here who hasnt done that -- -- and you could still do that towards the middle Mojave Desert trying out as much fun anymore via this. Because who who was the guy that picks it up right who picks up -- -- -- phone Booth. Not gonna California and low would they say well usually the phone with itsPsychology The Where were trapped in a phone booth (podcast smoothly to -- other nice thing to do that and speed. Nell. Theres a movie with them to pick of the phone and the fifth element that was like way in the future -- -- -- phone -- the movie with -- -- -- -- god they -- a movie called special -- Hi I forgot about that we should forget about it somebody young it is what is -- oh look theres out not only that its like the only phone Booth in Times Square array is -- now what it was yeah he first all of loses like. Talk and all Jack Bauer and and then. -- -- -- -- so Colin Farrell shape obviously the only other great movie about phone -- is matrix. Oh thats a good one that is -- -- -- and its really and obviously dont has access to Internet. Are a Tumblr with phone with appearances in movies know -- -- -- -- obvious I think hearing yeah my. Do you you can do that notes is feeling good fell lose MD five -- -- -- -- Ive got -- or KL five Rael five is my vorite. -- its so funny and then you have your Superman thing to rally I dont conceived through the glass and -- for your phone Booth I mean -- in the background like. Im -- -- they -- read the main plot point and hands me this. Arent very good singer I think we only have time for one more story today. Okay okay lets get said this theater wonks its way more interesting than what Google looks like today. So. By now its no surprise -- movie studios are trying to get you into those seats as quickly as possible right. Yes. But if you havent had a chance to see gravity in three IMAX like myself that saw it in two d.s 名门棋牌 -- to have -- and now. There is a chance that youll be able to see something ter than -D IMAX. What the hell is ter than the media and the sky going into space yet for real going to space were real and watch a movie on the senator all right. But if -- cant -- that you can maybe do this so last week Warner Bros. they hosted a special screening of gravity. For twelve bands of the movie in Stockholm Sweden. And they went to crazy heights to make the experience feels super realistic with -- -- this. To heighten the realism of watching the movie its based Warner Bros. invited people to lie down in their -- -- So they were half naked this is what it looked like -- -- tech at the screenshot world. Gonna be -- dogs yeah yeah and basically get into -- take nowhere I build the tank with a solution. Consisting of Epson salt spray and water -- -- float. So you -- exactly and it realize -- -- -- -- -- an -- put in the bath with new rm I just figured salty taste so you float -- I that I thought it may take precedence I think so little chemistry perhaps -- So exactly Epson salts and water solution -- give the effect of floating. -- which is actually a similar exercise performed by NASA astronauts to replicate the feeling of having zero gravity think we just have. You let go of this movie. Yeah just let it go it was good to whose -- is all its a -- lot easier. To do this and enter astronaut school -- yeah its probably the same exact experience then they heated the viewing pod to precisely point five degrees Celsius thats pretty high -- is the resting temperature of human skin apparently -- it is that -- probably a little cooler than that yet. So the idea of that combined with the solution was to make it feel impossible to tell which of your body parts of submerged. And which of them are actually outside of the solution. Thereby giving a loose feel this is creating the you have that are off as it is there more than one pictures that its about it for the for yet a regular accounts I feel I -- I get sick. -- -- I dont know because youre always sort of moving -- -D also then they put the -- goggles on you like you see in the photo on men now. But imagine if you -- like. Occupants -- on -- -- ribbon would be a pain in the solution there. And even salute our water one -- -- -- one part -- yes well that thats what happened to me crazy as crazy little invited twelve people out to Stockholm to do this I dont know. Where there was a sign up -- -- and its in an online. A but theres also no word on them bringing in this to a movie theater near you so Im custom I think theres that one day who built go to union square. In our meetings suits. Only if they like. Flushed out that water after each viewing the -- because. You know whats happening when humans enter warm water -- Shes got. You -- admired anymore -- is this -- not only that is fuels imagination has been yes. I was implying that -- Fully the matrix I mean thats twice -- brought the matrix in this episode but houses not the matrix right I mean everything short of -- -- -- in -- back years and has. Nothing to do with the matrix are usually just that the -- and -- the -- symbolic to some Ill speak. Symbolism -- Symbolic hes a word it used to be yeah not inhibit the symbolism of like when youre in that pod few minutes of great. And youre in that -- and hes got that thats it has only -- with like. -- mesh intelligently -- the leg a virtual reality world thats bricated by somebody else that you dont see. Its totally the matrix on and the futures now man we agree to disagree symbolic -- -- Guy. And well announce it is by the gravity blue or inexperience and three TV yourself. You probably replicate this by itself with the ED TV in -- -- said I think so. -- all right we unfortunately. Are out of time. I hate to do this to people its a short show today this is what happens but dont worry tomorrow Steve steer Gothenburg. Well tell us all about. His study. In the field of some biology. Alt DB is pissed by the way hes still -- that nearly all hes really this scenario is I cant wait for him to talk about that Conan music player yeah hes -- my -- he calls it something else Im not sure we can -- -- go to Twitter check out our do you feel the -- man. This. Ill follow us on Twitter. At the for a four at no speakers at Jeff Bakalar are marketed as an avid Twitter hes too cool for that Ariel is that -- -- EL. That will do it for us today sent -- an email before -- cnet.com follow us. On -- just -- grand and for our FaceBook were doing something are a -- -- bespoke list from four hours. -- on March we are killing our -- for a group page. Were just getting rid of it because its silly and we dont need anymore and its also the stand. Music and its gonna cobwebs on it and stuff so now everyones. Please migrate to be a n page which we will put a link in the group page. That doesnt confuse you you are wiser person -- us. Ill will be back here tomorrow until then have a -- Thursday Im Jeff Bakalar Im Justin -- Im Marcus there thanks again to -- lets -- for filling -- for -- back here tomorrow with Steve. To see them.
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