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