Coolness Roundup: Goats and Gods of 2007, a Retrospective

It's the annual Goats and Gods episode, where the Gurus of Cool present the best and the worst of the past year. Also, Charlie reviews a new HP workstation, Stephen offers 12 must-have plug-ins for WordPress, and the duo offer another Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products they've seen during the week. [Free Podcast at … » 1/02/08 1:00pm 1/02/08 1:00pm

Coolness Roundup: Free Software, Clueless Clerks

Charlie White and Stephen Schleicher present their definitive list of free software you can't live without—download them all and start using them today on this week's Coolness Roundup netcast. Then, get a hands-on evaluation of the good and bad points of the eStarling Wi-Fi digital picture frame, and hear Stephen's… » 12/24/07 12:00pm 12/24/07 12:00pm

Coolness Roundup: 2007 Holiday Gift Guide

On this week's netcast, Gizmodo's Charlie White and DVICE's Stephen Schleicher bring you the Coolness Roundup Holiday Gift Guide, packed tight with 20 of the best gift ideas for that geek on your list. The Gurus pick their fave cameras, HDTVs, cellphones, home theater gear and much more on this fast-moving review-fest… » 12/17/07 1:30pm 12/17/07 1:30pm

Coolness Roundup: Projector Torpedoed, Harmony Remote Secrets

On this week's Coolness Roundup netcast, Gizmodo's Charlie White gleefully slam-dunks the laughable $169 Torpedo projector, and the Gurus of Cool reveal secrets about Harmony remote controls and HDMI cables. The duo also rifle through another Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products, and cite their latest assortment of… » 12/03/07 1:30pm 12/03/07 1:30pm

Coolness Roundup: Black Friday Looms Ahead, Deals Galore

This week Stephen and Charlie talk about Black Friday deals, HD monitors, Avid not attending NAB, and the Joost-killing open-source Miro 1.0 media player. Then they point out the height of the week's coolness in their unique Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products segment. [Free Podcast at Coolness Roundup or at the … » 11/19/07 1:20pm 11/19/07 1:20pm

Coolness Roundup: Cellphone Pen, the Inside Story

It's a busy episode with the Gurus of Cool covering everything from new hard drives for TiVo, free software for TiVo2Go, the HD DVD race heating up, a really big monitor and the inside scoop about that pen that's really a cellphone. All this, plus the Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products. [Free Podcast at Coolness… » 11/12/07 12:45pm 11/12/07 12:45pm

Coolness Roundup: Rising Net Neutrality Tide Lifts All Gadgets

When Comcast and other ripoff service providers start blocking services and lying about the word "unlimited," the Gurus of Cool get incensed. Hear their rants on episode 110 of the Coolness Roundup, along with first-hand reviews of TiVo2Go and multi-room viewing on the latest HD TiVo models. [Free Podcast at Coolness… » 11/05/07 1:00pm 11/05/07 1:00pm

Coolness Roundup: HDTV for the Holidays, and a Million Dollar Offer…

Join the Gurus of Cool as they look forward to astonishing discounts on HDTVs for the holiday season, pointing out their fave LCD and plasma displays for your shopping and money-saving pleasure. Don't miss the Coolness Lounge, where Charlie reveals behind-the-scenes details of James Randi's million-dollar offer for… » 10/29/07 12:15pm 10/29/07 12:15pm

Coolness Roundup: Leopard About to Pounce

Episode 108 of the Coolness Roundup has Stephen and Charlie talking about the joys and pitfalls of Mac OS X Leopard, where Stephen is pumped but Charlie yawns. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is also on the agenda as both gurus express their fondness for breasts, and then they wonder what the heck is going on with the… » 10/22/07 5:15pm 10/22/07 5:15pm

Coolness Roundup: Joost a Minute, and Star Wars, the Guest that Stayed…

This week on episode 107 of the Coolness Roundup, the Gurus of Cool answer home theater questions and talk about watching videos via peer-to-peer internet streaming video service Joost. In Cool/Not Cool, Charlie and Stephen wonder why the weird, Elvis-like Star Wars phenomenon just won't go away. [Free Podcast at … » 10/15/07 1:00pm 10/15/07 1:00pm

Coolness Roundup: Zune This

This week on episode 106 of the Coolness Roundup, Stephen and Charlie laugh at the idea of $7250 speaker cables, talk up the Zune from Microsoft, and discuss the recent court win by the RIAA. The gurus of cool also answer listener email and offer up another rip-roaring Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products they've seen… » 10/09/07 12:15pm 10/09/07 12:15pm

Coolness Roundup: iPhone Firmware Rant, Blu-ray vs. HD DVD

This week on episode 105 of the Coolness Roundup, Stephen and Charlie rant about Apple's iPhone firmware update, and get their hands on the just-released Slingbox Solo. They also find time to bash Hello Kitty, and place their bets on the Blu-ray vs. HD DVD battle. [Free Podcast on iTunes or at Coolness Roundup] » 10/01/07 1:10pm 10/01/07 1:10pm

Coolness Roundup: iPhone Hacking, CEDIA Smacking, RAZR2 Box Unpacking

This week on the episode 104 of the Coolness Roundup, Stephen and Charlie talk about the hits and misses of the CEDIA home theater convention, explore iPhone hacking, and Stephen gives us a first look at his new Razr2 phone. [Free Podcast on iTunes or at Coolness Roundup] » 9/24/07 2:30pm 9/24/07 2:30pm

Coolness Roundup: Home Theater Hands-On

This week on the 103rd edition of the Coolness Roundup, Stephen describes how he built his off-the-shelf home theater that looks and sounds great. This episode is packed with tips for building or upgrading your home entertainment system, proving that it's not all that difficult to build a home theater that's better… » 9/17/07 2:00pm 9/17/07 2:00pm

Coolness Roundup: Say Goodbye to HDMI Cables for Good?

This week on the 102nd edition of Coolness Roundup, Gizmodo's Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech's Stephen Schleicher talk wireless HDMI, how it will work and what it means to you and me. The Gurus of Cool also notice a few 3D television sets and monitors and wonder if they will be a big flop, again. [Free Podcast on iTunes » 9/04/07 1:00pm 9/04/07 1:00pm

Coolness Roundup: High-Def YouTube?

This week on Coolness Roundup, Gizmodo's Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech's Stephen Schleicher spill the beans on Adobe's new version of Flash. Could high-def YouTube be far behind? The duo also answers listener email and talk about the rumored Phatty Apple iPod nano. [Free Podcast on iTunes or at Coolness Roundup] » 8/27/07 1:00pm 8/27/07 1:00pm

Coolness Roundup: Show 100 Features Apple Keynote, iPhone Bills and a…

This week on Coolness Roundup, Gizmodo's Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech's Stephen Schleicher celebrate the big 1-0-0 by talking about the wonders behind Apple Keynote presentation software, the Netflix and Blockbuster price war, the size of AT&T phone bills and a remarkable prediction they made on show #1 two years… » 8/20/07 2:15pm 8/20/07 2:15pm

Coolness Roundup: iLife and iMac Intros Stir Yawns, Sighs

This week on the 99th episode of Coolness Roundup, Gizmodo's Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech's Stephen Schleicher talk about iMacs, iLife, iWork, and take a look at high-definition combo DVD players. They wrap things up with the Rapid-Fire Roundup of Cool Products, all on Coolness Roundup, a free netcast on iTunes, or… » 8/14/07 2:20pm 8/14/07 2:20pm

Coolness Roundup, All Your Podcast Are Belong to Us

This week on Coolness Roundup, Gizmodo's Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech's Stephen Schleicher talk about how NASA hates the iPhone, give you a first-hand description of the Timex iControl iPod watch, and make snap judgments about what's cool and not cool. They wrap things up with the rip-roaring Rapid-Fire Roundup of… » 8/06/07 1:30pm 8/06/07 1:30pm

Coolness Roundup Cures Gadget Lust

This week on Coolness Roundup, Gizmodo's Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech's Stephen Schleicher talk about when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em—offering advice about when you should buy new gadgets and when you might want to fix up those you already have. Get these tips, along with the Rapid-Fire Roundup of Cool Products… » 7/30/07 4:29pm 7/30/07 4:29pm