• Google Faux Pas Retracted

    I’m betting that Lauren Turner’s job duties at Google will no longer include blogging. Yesterday she wrote an anti-Sicko (Michael Moore’s new movie lambasting the U.S. health care industry) post on the Google Health Advertising blog, and encouraged health care companies to look to Google advertising as a way to spread their counter-message. That didn’t go over so well… Read More

  • MyThings Tracks Your Things

    MyThings is a service that allows users to create an online portfolio of valued belongings. We reviewed iTaggit earlier this week; MyThings operates in the same space. Both provide personal asset management although MyThings is the more extensive offering of the two; MyThings took $8million from Carmel Ventures and Accel Partners in May 2006 and the funding shows. MyThings offers a integrated… Read More

  • Google vs Michael Moore

    In an interesting move, Google has come out against controversial documentary film maker Michael Moore’s latest documentary “Sicko” in a post titled “Does negative press make you Sicko?“. Lauren Turner of the Google Health Advertising Team writes: “While legislators, litigators, and patient groups are growing excited, others among us are growing anxious. Read More

  • iPhone Gets Put Through The Wringer


    Many of you, myself included, probably thought the iPhone wasn’t up to the challenge of daily use and abuse. The glass screen just screams scratches galore, right? PC World put their iPhone to a scratch and drop test. I think the results will astonish you because I sure didn’t expect the results they received. Read More

  • Everyone's Gunning For YouTube

    The focus and experimentation on IPTV is switching away from watching short clips on YouTube to watching full length shows on downloadable TV applications like Joost, Babelgum, Veoh TV , Netflix (which now has a Silverlight application) and others. YouTube continues to grow, but people are not looking to find full length TV shows there. That isn’t stopping the competitors from trying to… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: iPhone Thump Edition

    Get a Free iPhone Condom if You Have an iPhone
    iPhone Accessories Aren’t Nearly as Exciting as the iPhone-Proper
    iPhone Madness Hits San Francisco: Clowns!
    Steven Levy Is Asked “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth”
    The AudioFile: Jacking Off the iPhone Read More

  • EXCLUSIVE: Transformers Footage from Last Night's Screening

    An anonymous tipster has given CrunchGear exclusive leaked footage of Transformers. We’re not sure where he/she/it got the footage, but it’s plain as day. This is the real deal. The lengthy video was taken at the end of the major battle scene and includes Bumble Bee, Megatron and Optimus Prime. The short snippet is the very end of the movie with Optimus Prime. The audio track is… Read More

  • Eventstreaming: The Seed Of A Revolution

    An interesting thing happened during yesterdays iPhone launch and it wasn’t just observing Robert Scoble’s mastery of self promotion (in a good way of course). Thousands of people* who were not lining up for an iPhone, be that because they simply weren’t interested in doing so or as in my case were unable to due to geography, experienced the highs and lows of iPhone day… Read More

  • They Have iPhones In Seattle, Too?

    There’s no raining on iDay! No raining! A high-end product launch just isn’t a high-end product launch without getting the point of view of the man-on-the-street. So I’m doing just that. Watch this spot throughout the evening as we upload YouTube video live from the scene in Seattle, where NW nerds are lined up to be the first in line to get The Thing. And if you’re… Read More

  • Your Very Own iPhone For Only A Penny

    There you have it. You too can have your very own 8GB iPhone for only one single penny. Gah! This isn’t over. Not by a long shot. Apple iPhone AT&T Brand New In Hand 8gb 8 gb i Phone NR [eBay] Read More

  • iPhone Already on Craigslist: $1,500 for the 8GB Version

    It’s barely even been an hour since the iPhone officially launched but Apple’s wunderphone is already on Craigslist. Some dude in New Hyde Park wants $1,500 for an 8GB version while someone else in Manhattan wants $1,110 for 8GB as well. Hey, if you’re desperate enough, I guess… iPhone on Craiglist [Craigslist] Read More

  • Yep, The iPhone Sure Is Purtty…And, Oh, That's What That Slot Is For!

    Not that you people haven’t found a number of other hands-on videos of the iPhone by now, but here’s one more to add to your collection.
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  • iTunes 7.3 with iPhone Support Out Now

    Hit that software update button, pal, and get a fresh, clean iPhone-ready version of iTunes. yay! And a surprise after the jump. Read More

  • An iDay Retrospective With Snarky Captions


    Mr. Spike Lee came out to support the Keep A Child Alive foundation. We know he’s just trying to get one himself. Nicholas and I looked to escape the chaos that is the 5th Avenue Apple store in fair Gotham to the more tranquil and pleasant SoHo location. It was everything you could ever dream and want in an iDay. Tons of tourists who have no idea what’s going on, but want to… Read More

  • iCashedIn: iPhones Flood eBay

    No surprise really: iPhone buyers are flooding eBay with their new iPhones with bids starting from $1 and buy it now prices as high as $1500. For those outside of the United States desperate to get their hands on an iPhone, a number of listings offer worldwide shipping; this listing for example posts to Australia for $50. However be aware that the iPhone does not support simcards and today no… Read More

  • CrunchGear's iPhone Coverage Starts Today (Duh)

    Gentle reader, I know you’ve been patient. You can’t wait to see our take on the iPhone (you’ve heard of it, right?), and you’ll get it. In short order, Yours Truly will be live blogging from my favorite local AT&T store with pics and video. In addition, we’ll be reviewing our little friend some tonight, with a glut of information tomorrow. While today is… Read More

  • iPhone Launch at Apple Store in SoHo

    It’s here! Heaven’s gates—the Apple Store in SoHo—opened at 6 p.m. EDT, whereupon a half dozen people at a clip were allowed entry. Peter and I were there and we got to see Spike Lee and heard people say, “Is that Spike Lee?” As the doors opened, hecklers shouted, “You did it! You’re American heroes!” And Peter almost got into a fight with… Read More

  • iPhone Apple Store is Down

    The Apple store is down, and that’s no big surprise. This means we’re in the official launch phase, and I’m going to need a martini. When the store’s back up, you can get an iPhone. Huzzah! Thanks to Dylan the Tipster, as well. Apple Store Read More

  • NYU Supports the Use of Old Ass Computers

    It’s not all touch screens, accelerometers and Google Maps today, my friends. I’m based at NYU’s Bobst library in order to be within shooting distance of the various Apple stores and AT&T stores for today’s festivities. Plus it’s air conditioned. But in my roaming around the library I found these old school computers. Not only have I never seen anything like… Read More

  • 3G iPhone For Europe To Be Announced Monday?

    A 3G iPhone for Europe will be announced Monday, according to an unconfirmed report from Guy Kewney at Newswireless. Engadget points out that Kewney was recently eWeek.com’s European wireless editor and would be well placed to know. The European 3G iPhone is said to be distributed via Carphone Warehouse with Vodafone in the UK and T-Mobile in Germany the European carriers. No word yet… Read More