DirecTV Pulls Plug On G4

DirecTV Pulls Plug On G4

Yes, Fox might have kissed and made up with Cablevision and Dish Network over the weekend, but there is still unrest in the world of carriage fees, as DirecTV has recently pulled the plug on Comcast-owned cable channel G4. [More]

Apple Battery Recalls Encourage Prolonging Immolation Risk

My wife just (six weeks later) got her new battery from Apple for her Powerbook G4. The instructions on the printed materials that came with the new battery stated that the old battery had to be drained prior returning. Suggested ways to do this: play a dvd, play a CD or play the Chess game computer vs. computer.

Consumerist on G4, Small World Podcast

We did a good a whole bunch of media-whoring this week. In addition to CNBC, we also hit up G4’s Attack of the Show to talk about viral marketing.

Consumerist on G4’s ‘Attack of The Show’ Tonight

Consumerist on G4’s ‘Attack of The Show’ Tonight

We will be a talking head on G4’s Attack of the show tonight, Tuesday, June 20th. We will be talking about viral marketing. The two other floating noggins will be an unnamed Wired editor (they’re interchangeable, apparently) and Jordan Weisman, Chief Creative Executive of 42 Entertainment, a firm credited with creating the “I Love Bees” alternative reality game for Microsoft. No Douglas Coupland. He’s reportedly hanging out with some Belgiums who build entire religions out of Legos.

We May Be on G4’s Attack of The Show Next Week

We May Be on G4’s Attack of The Show Next Week

Now, we don’t want to be purveyors of vapormedia, but we may be on G4’s Attack of the Show next Tuesday, June 20th, broadcasting LIVE at 7pm. Editor of The Consumerist, Ben Popken, is slated to appear as a talking head during “The Loop.” That day’s discussion will be around “viral marketing.” (Make sure you use the index and middle fingers, especially the middle fingers, on both hands when you read that.)

BUY: Thrifty Hi-Octane Laptops

BUY: Thrifty Hi-Octane Laptops

Save money without compromise on the ABS Mayhem G4 notebook for $1,999.