Engadget Podcast 279 - 02.03.2012

If a Nintendo Slide Pad slides into a garbage can in the Forest of Illusion, but no gamers are around to take a low-res 3D video of it, does it make a sound? Who would win in a timed Farmville match, Google's new privacy policy reminders or the evil CG twin from the 2012 film Wall Street 3: Like Wall Street On The Social Network? How many BBMs does the Halle Berry lookalike in RIM's new graphic novel exchange with Halle Berry herself on a weekly basis, what are their PIN numbers, and do either of them know Catwoman? There's only one way to find out, and the only thing we know about that way is that it's not not listening to the two hundred seventy-ninth edition of The Engadget Podcast.

Host: Tim Stevens, Brian Heater, Josh Fruhlinger
Producer: Trent Wolbe
Music: Last Friday Night

00:03:30 - Vote for the 2011 Engadget Awards!

00:04:37 - Introducing 'Follow The Saga': the whole story, regardless of where you jump in
00:06:09 - Windows Phone 8 detailed: dual cores, Skype Integration and NFC are a go
00:21:27 - Sony confirms Kazuo Hirai as new President and CEO, replacing Howard Stringer
00:30:45 - Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx review
00:40:30 - Nintendo Slide Pad for 3DS review
00:47:03 - Google clarifies what isn't changing with new privacy policy
00:51:58 - Facebook files $5 billion IPO, values the company at nearly $100 billion
01:07:14 - RIM: It's okay, we have superheroes

01:19:58 - Listener questions

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