• Own A Piece Of Reddit, Help Cure Cancer

    Reddit co-founders, Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, sold their company to Conde Nast at the end of last year. Now they’re planning giving their laptops a liquidity event. They’re placing the two Apple G4 Powerbooks (12″ and 15″) used to start Reddit on this eBay auction. 100% of the proceeds are going to the American Brain Tumor Association. The laptops come adorned… Read More

  • EA Mobile Announces The Simpsons: Minutes To Meltdown Game


    With the world premiere of The Simpsons Movie less than a week away, EA Mobile has announced The Simpsons: Minutes To Meltdown game for your mobile phone. Tag along with Homer as he races through Springfield to shut down the nuclear reactor before it obliterates the town. Along the way you’ll get to interact with fellow Springfieldians like Apu, Chief Wiggum and others. It’s… Read More

  • iPhoneDrive Updated, iPhone Now More Drive-y

    Ecamm Network has updated its iPhoneDrive software (which allows you to drag and drop files between your phone and your computer) to include support for moving files around on your iPhone as though it were truly a portable drive. You’ll also be able to drag multiple files off of your phone and an iTunes bug has been fixed as well. The software goes for $9.95 until Apple decides to… Read More

  • LG Adds 50-inch 1080p Plasma To Opus Line

    Debuting last night in NYC at famed auction house Christie’s, was the 50-inch Opus 1080p plasma TV. The 50-inch, 50PY3D, plasma is chock-full of helpful features like Simple Link connectivity that lets you control other Simple Link devices from one remote. The fun doesn’t end there because the Opus line includes three HDMI inputs, a USB media hub, integrated ATSC/QAM/NTSC tuners… Read More

  • YouTube's New Customizable Video Player

    Our digitally doting papa, TechCrunch has a writeup on YouTube’s new customizable video player. This is great news for sites that rely heavily on YouTube videos and wish to gather everything in one place. Previously, you would have needed to write your own code or rely on outside providers like Splashcast to get the job done. YouTube’s new feature allows you to select a color… Read More

  • Kanguru's Power-saving Portable Hard Drives

    Kanguru, best known for its line of portable storage devices, has developed a power-saving hard drive capable of operating at only 10 percent of normal energy consumption while not in use. If you’re in the market for an external drive to fill with files that you only need to access every now and again, this might be an enticing option. With its three built in Power Saving modes, the… Read More

  • Sand iPhone

    You’re at the shore with your family, the weather’s nice, there are girls running around in bikinis, and some douche is playing Hoobastank on their crappy-ass boombox. Sounds like a perfect day at the beach. How could you make it any more perfecter? You could make a sand iPhone, duh. Dork. flickr set [via Boing Boing] Read More

  • Arriva Creates Noggin-Mounted iPod Shuffle

    Colorado-based Arriva throws its hat in the “wireless” headphone ring with something that looks vaguely like an iPod Shuffle attached to a pipe cleaner attached to ear buds. Yes, dealing with headphone cords while on a treadmill can be a hassle. That’s a given. However, reaching behind your head and fumbling around for the next track button seems like it would look a bit odd… Read More

  • LG Debuts LN790 Portable Navigation System

    The LG LN790 is the latest addition to the growing line of portable navigation systems from the SK CE giant. It features a 4.3-inch widescreen, touch LCD. The LN790 comes locked and loaded with maps of North America and Puerto Rico as well as millions of POI. To ensure driver safety the LG nav system comes with turn-by-turn voice guidance with street-name announcements and it also includes… Read More

  • SanDisk Contour: Form Meets Function?


    Not quite. While the SanDisk Contour is without a doubt the sexiest looking flash drive that I’ve ever seen, the device is suffering from one major disparaging oversight. Read More

  • CTIA Responds to Google

    Today the CTIA – The Wireless Association responded to Google’s letter to the Federal Communication Commission. President and CEO Steve Largent issued this statement: “The veil has been lifted. Google’s letter to the FCC this morning highlights the Internet giant’s scheme to have the 700 MHz auction rigged with special conditions in its favor. If Google is willing… Read More

  • Virgin Mobile USA IPO Is Up

    Things are looking up for Virgin Mobile’s U.S. business, which is a joint venture of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group Ltd. and Sprint Nextel. Virgin Mobile USA Inc. has raised its IPO offering to $506 million five times the original target. Part of the appeal is that the youth market has really embraced this MVNO brand, which was formed in 2002, and has successfully targeted… Read More

  • Google Wants 700 MHz Spectrum

    Today Google announced that should the FCC adopt a framework that would require greater competition and consumer choice, then the company would bid in the federal government’s upcoming auction for the wireless spectrum in the 700 megahertz (MHz) band. Google has urged the FCC to consider several rules, regardless of who wins the spectrum, and encouraged the FCC to adopt four types of… Read More

  • Google Intends On Bidding In 700MHz Auction

    It’s no surprise that Google was considering a bid in the FCC’s upcoming auction for the 700MHz spectrum. Now Google is saying that if the FCC allows the auction to proceed with open-access requirements, it will bid. The company has at least $4.6 billion available to play with for the auction, so things could get quite interesting. Google recently sent a letter to the… Read More

  • Boom Boom Boom, I Want You In My Room!


    “Mario? Are you in there?” Subwoofers rock. Sure you can easily listen to music without them, but when a bass-heavy song comes on, you sure as hell wish you had one sitting on the floor next to ya. The only thing better than a regular sub has to be a Super Mario Bros. one. This bitchin’ sub cabinet features two original Mario blocks, including the infamous question-mark… Read More

  • Your PS3 Just Got A Lot More Fun Today

    Sony today released the best Playstation (One) game available to mankind on the PSN store. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night can be had for the extremely low price of just $9.99. If you’ve never played this game, your credibility as a video gamer just got shot down. You play as Alucard, Dracula’s son, hellbent on destroying your father’s castle, etc. The game is massive… Read More

  • One Of The Best Video Game Endings Ever

    Joel posted some hotness over at Dethroner today, showcasing the best and worst of video game endings. This Neo Contra ending above is chock full o’ blood and features a samurai guy killing a bunch of people, cutting the world in half, then sailing almost-naked through space with another dude holding on to his shit. It’s epic. The good comes with the bad though. Hit the jump for… Read More

  • Ask.com Launching AskEraser Utility

    As far as search goes, most of us probably use Google. Though lately, Ask.com may have captured a few Googlers thanks to an aggressive marketing campaign based around “the algorithm”. Now, in an effort to retain those new users and stay alive in the search-engine market, Ask is offering AskEraser. This new utility will allow searchers to remove their search results from… Read More

  • Nokia Cooler Than Motorola, My Mom


    BusinessWeek has a fairly long article about the magic of Nokia. The lede is actually pretty cool: Pop singer Alicia Keys and Ramkishen Pyarelal, proprieter of a Mumbai tea stall, may not have a lot in common. But they both carry Nokia mobile phones. That basically sums up Nokia in a few words. Nokia has always known its market. It sells the low-end and the high-end and essentially keeps… Read More

  • iPhone Toolchain Created: Hello World


    This is not the iPhone “Hello World” App NightWatch at the Free iPhone project has compiled and run the first “Hello World” application for the iPhone, a move that could mean homebrew and third party apps for the iPhone in the next few weeks. They keep saying their server is too slow to handle lots of linking, so we won’t link. Just look for… Read More

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