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Tanked Episode 101 for Tuesday Apr. 13, 2010 


- Beers
- Jagermeister Cooler


Apple declares war on everybody

Last Thursday's preview of the iPhone OS 4 platform wasn't so much an inside look at upcoming
iPhone dev features as it was a series of competitive jabs at other Silicon Valley giants. Apple 
announced their iAd mobile advertising platform to entice advertisers and developers with the
tools to make more engaging and interactive ads (sure seems to be working with iTunes Plus).

Apple also continued to apply pressure to digital design giant Adobe saying that iPhone OS 4 will

only support native C/C++/Obj-C applications.  This puts a monkey wrench into Adobe's (coincidental?)
preview of the upcoming CS5 design suite (which is/was slated to have an iPhone app compiler
available through Flash).  Some claim that native C apps are necessary for iPhone OS 4's multitasking
feature to work smoothly but this definitely puts restrictions on existing and potential iPhone/iPad


Add to this the continued declaration of iPad conformity to media websites and that's a lot of
fights for even a company as influential as Apple.

Chris notes: 
(Mind you Apple is still in dire straits with Google and HTC over iPhone similarities so this iAd
business should just add to the pot.  Google is just a slight smidgen ahead in the ad dept so Apple
has a lot of catching up to do.)

Apple Updates MacBook Pros.

MacBook Pros updated with  Corei5/i7 processors, 10hr battery  (Updated)

Image via Ars Technica
After an unusually long wait, Apple has finally released updated models of its MacBook Pro line of notebooks. The 15" and 17"
models offer the latest Core i5 and i7 processors, though the 13" model still uses a Core 2 Duo processor. But new processors
aren't the only improvement; Apple has also seen fit to increase the base RAM configuration to 4GB on all models and bump
the hard drive and SSD options. And Apple claims battery life has been improved, with some models
now going as long as 10 hours without plugging in.

Also Apple confirmed to Ars that the just-updated MacBook Pros will pass both video and
audio signals to an HDTV or receiver when using an miniDP to HDMI adapter.


Green Lantern Costume leaked, Well kind of not really.
So, for the fans waiting to see Ryan Renolds in the Lantern atire.
You will have to wait untill the studio lets you see it on the trailer or press pics.
 That's because there is not costume. Not a costume?
 How the hell are we supposed to see a super hero film with no costume?
 CG is the answer.
The costume will be almost 100% CG. Reynold's Joke "when this is over I bet they make me a Na'vi.
 what do you think boys?
This is a link to the on Conan to TBS. I will read it more and we can talk about placement.


Fuck Space. 3 Shuttle Missions left... Who Needs it?




Woman busted after shaving 'bikini area' while driving

Texting or talking on a cell phone while driving is considered unsafe by many. 

Now, there's something else you can add to the list.

After crashing into the back of a truck,

Megan Jones told Florida state troopers that she had been shaving her "bikini area." 

And there's more.  Her ex-husband was steering the car from the passenger seat,

according to the FHP.

After she hit the truck,

she continued on before being pulled over.

And there's even more.

  Barnes was also driving with a suspended license,

just one day after she was convicted of driving under the influence.

Trooper Gary Dunick, who referred to the trimming procedure as "landscaping," provided an explanation.

  "She said she was meeting her boyfriend in Key West and wanted to be ready for the visit," he said.

Living on the razor's edge has Barnes charged with reckless driving,
 driving with a revoked license, leaving the scene of a crash with injuries and driving without insurance









Trooper pulls near squad car, sees passed out teen


SALEM, Ore. –

An Oregon State Police trooper

pulled up next to a parked Marion County sheriff's patrol car

late Saturday expecting to talk to the deputy.


Instead he found an 18-year-old passed out over the steering wheel.

State police said the Ford Mustang

had been stolen from the deputy's home.


The Statesman Journal reported the sheriff's office

wasn't aware it was stolen until it got a call from troopers.


The 18-year-old was jailed and released the next day

on $2,500 bail. The Ford Mustang, used in a traffic safety team,

was not damaged.

Cops: Drunk horseman rides into crowd on Mule Day



A Middle Tennessee horseback rider was jailed after

being charged with running into a crowd of people

at the Mule Day festivities in Columbia.


The man, 32, was charged with two counts of

reckless endangerment and public intoxication.


According to The Daily Herald of Columbia, witnesses told investigators

that the man rode the horse Saturday into a restricted area

that had been closed to animal traffic at the county park,

and was asking pedestrians for beer.


A Maury County sheriff's report said the man dismounted

and then attempted to get back on, spooking it.


Two people were then hit by the horse, and one required hospital treatment.

Bond was set at $10,500.