Briefly Awesome Retired

Briefly Awesome

A weekly rundown of what's cool, new, and interesting in the world of web, mobile, social media, and entertainment. If it's awesome, it's here.

Hosted by Christina Warren and Dan Benjamin.


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#23: Not in Compliance

April 7, 2011 at 3:00pm • 45 minutes

Dan Benjamin and Christina Warren talk about Facebook's new open source server hardware and data center technology, Atari arcade and console game emulation for iOS, and more.


#22: Facebook, Call Me!

March 31, 2011 at 5:00pm • 51 minutes

Christina and Dan discuss Facebook's "migrate to public figure" feature, Amazon's Cloud Drive, the future of cloud-based media services, the Twitter changing of the guard, and more. (Update: Facebook came through for Christina, yay!)


#21: Moby Dick

March 24, 2011 at 2:30pm • 39 minutes • Computer Video

Christina Warren and Dan Benjamin analyze the current desktop and mobile browser landscape as they discuss Firefox 4 and more.


#20: Relics

March 3, 2011 at 1:00pm • 45 minutes • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about cool games for your iPad, the most epic Windows upgrade sequence ever and using the iPad in the cockpit. They also spend some time discussing the iPad 2 in depth.


#19: Modern Classic

February 25, 2011 at 4:00pm • 1 hour 2 minutes • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about the Oscars on the iPad, John Hughes artwork and the cutest 5-year old of the week. They also spend time dicussing the finer points of Mac OS X Lion and what it means for the future of computing.


#18: Detroit Needs a Hero

February 17, 2011 at 11:00am • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Christina Warren and Dan Benjamin discuss the latest news in smartphones, the power of the cloud, Apple, and streaming media across your home. Also: Crowd-funded Robocop statues.


#17: I Have a Hat

February 11, 2011 at 12:00pm • 43 minutes • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about Microsoft and Nokia, the HP TouchPad and rumored iPad release cycles. Also, Christina breaks down the truth about 4G.

Special guest Christina Warren.


#16: Nobody Knows

February 4, 2011 at 2:00pm • 50 minutes • Computer Video

Christina and Dan talk about the Verizon iPhone, Android tablets, and the future of publishing. They also talk about cord-cutting and a music video made using Xbox Kinect.


#15: The Numbers Are Big

January 19, 2011 at 11:00am • 35 minutes

Christina Warren and Dan Benjamin discuss the latest numbers from Apple, an iPad paintbrush, white iPhones, 10 petabytes, and more.


#14: CESpool

January 13, 2011 at 1:00pm • 42 minutes • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about CES, the Verizon iPhone and hard drives you can drop off the roof. They also admire an iPad arcade cabinet.