• Bye-Bye Nextel

    Sprint is striking out on its own and is wiping the Nextel brand from its slate. Seems the problem lies within botched advertising and a faulty network, which caused many customers to drop Sprint as a carrier. So what happens when you’re trying to invent a new image for yourself? You use a new tagline, that’s what. Sprint is now adopting the slogan, “Sprint ahead” in… Read More

  • MizPee: Mobile 2.0 for Toilets

    MizPee, just reviewed on TechCrunch, is a web site devoted to help you find a toilet when you need to go. To find a toilet that fits your needs, just turn your mobile browser to Mizpee.com or SMS 415-350-2290 and enter a location. Mizpee will spit out the toilets in your area along with details like disabled access or a diaper-changing station. It may sound a little absurd, until nature… Read More

  • WiiWare: New Indie Wii Shop Channel Games in 2008


    Nintendo just announced its new WiiWare system, which will provide downloadable games from independent publishers through the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says: “Independent developers armed with small budgets and big ideas will be able to get their original games into the marketplace to see if we can find the next smash hit. WiiWare brings new levels… Read More

  • Nike Floor Hockey Cleaning Concept

    Nike seems to get the youth of today. Aside from making cool kicks, the company took some time to whip up this concept cleaning system. Modeled after a floor hockey set, there’s a vacuum that doubles as a goal. You must sweep dirt and rubbish into it with a broom that resembles a hockey stick. You score some points, Mom is happy and the living room is no longer a mess. Sounds like a… Read More

  • NewsVine Launches ElectionVine: Widget Based Election Polling

    http://i.newsvine.com/_vine/swf/electionwidget.swfElectionVine is a new service being launched today by NewsVine that allows users to embed a US Presidential candidate poll on their sites. NewsVine sees ElectionVine as their answer to mainstream media’s traditional polling methods, turning the tradition polling model on its head by delivering a distributed polling system that can be used… Read More

  • Bad Jobs: Barnyard Masturbator, Microsoft Security Response Center Engineer


    Popular Science has posted its list of “bad jobs” in science and Microsoft Security Response Center Engineer ranks up there with hale-feces researchers as a pretty bad way to make a living. Working at the response center “is one of the toughest jobs to have,” said Griesi, a program manager with the MSRC. “But with tough challenges come great reward. The article… Read More

  • Roundup: Apple iPhone Reviews

    Now that the embargo has been lifted on the iPhone, we’ll finally learn whether or not this ‘thing’ is worth all the hype. What will Mossberg, Pogue and the other privileged reviewers have to say about the most anticipated ‘gadget’ of all time? Here’s a roundup of what everyone has to say so far and it will be updated as more ‘hands-on’ reviews… Read More

  • T-Mobile Hotspot@Home Video

    This is the official Hotspot@Home video from T-Mobile for use on television stations around the world. It’s kind of dopey, but there are some good shots of the gear in here so I figured you all might like to see it. Read More

  • Verizon Talkin' Trash About the iPhone


    As it turns out, the iPhone really is “all that,” making AT&T’s rivals a little nervous. Verizon Wireless, which counts me as a subscriber, put together a list of things that’ll make you wish you never heard of the iPhone, let alone—gasp!—cancel your VZW contact and switch to AT&T. VZW hates on the touchscreen, saying “And how are you going… Read More

  • uTorrent Making Its Way To OS X

    One of the most popular BitTorrent clients for Windows, uTorrent, is slowly making its way to Mac OS X. After BitTorrent Inc. bought the company, it promised that OS X and Linux versions would be coming soon. TorrentFreak got his hands on an OS X copy and for a beta version, it looks pretty good. It has the ease and look of Mac OS X, yet the power of Azereus and uTorrent for Windows. Compared… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Sports Management Simulations


    There is the old saying that those who can’t teach. In the world of sports those who lack the skills and talent become managers. Whether you see yourself as a Jerry Maguire wannabe, or just think you can do a better job of leading your team to Super Bowl glory than say a professional coach, there are a few game titles that will let you show your skills from the front office and behind… Read More

  • Baja Motorsports 70cc Dirt Bike Review


    So much fun in such a small package I want to tell you a story, so sit down, grab a Miller Lite and ease into your chair. Alright, let’s get started. Last week my friend Steve and I were hanging out on a Sunday afternoon, with absolutely nothing to do. We were still hungover from the night before and were feeling equally buzzed on this particular afternoon. After discussing our options… Read More

  • The New York Times Has Them a Tech Blog


    The New York Times geeks now have a big, old blog called Bits. Bits stands for Business – Innovation – Technology – Society, although I’d have preferred it if it had stood for Bionic – Infant – Terrorizing – Syborg. How cool would that be? It would be like a cyborg, but with an s. Let’s all try to send them a little link love. Those guys… Read More

  • Finally Confirmed: What the iPhone Won't Do For You

    Make your bed. Increase penile length and girth. Remind you of your first kiss. Get you laid after June 31st. Accept an offer to spend a weekend with you on the Jersey Shore after just meeting you at Hogs and Heifers. Visit you in prison. Expand your horizons through a complex, ancient ritual involving the iPhone, peyote, a bottle of rubbing alcohol, and a picture of your dead… Read More

  • T-Mobile Hotspot@Home Review


    My back porch: a hotspot! I live on a quiet street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. I’m definitely not out in the country nor are there any tall buildings around that could potentially mess with my cellphone signal. Yet when a T-Mobile rep came by the house last summer, he found that I have no service in my front vestibule — yeah, I got a vestibule, what of it? — and just a few bars… Read More

  • When You've Got To Go, Go To Mizpee.com

    MizPee is a new service focused on delivering pertinent information regarding the location of nearby restrooms. Using MizPee is as simple as surfing to mizpee.com via a mobile device browser. Users simply enter their location and MizPee delivers a list of nearby toilets, how far away the toilet is, a rating and whether it requires payment. Further details may include disabled access, whether… Read More

  • MySpace Videos To Become MySpace TV, YouTube Competitor

    MySpace will rename and relaunch its video sharing service as MySpaceTV Thursday, according to the NY Times. MySpace TV will operate as a standalone service and is being billed as a direct competitor to YouTube. We’ve speculated on News Corps plans for a YouTube competitor previously; rumors first surfaced in December 06 and more recently NBC and News Corp were to launch a site in March. Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Restroom Edition

    iRiver Mplayer: The Mickey Mouse DAP
    Dell Adds Colors, Webcams, Fingerprint Readers To Inspiron Notebooks, Kills Dimension Brand
    Dyson Airblade: No Sucking, Just Blowing
    Magician Doing Green Laser Tricks
    Iomega Introduces New Portable External Drives Read More

  • Nicole Kidman Hawking A DS

    Spotted on Perez earlier today, Nicole Kidman is indeed doing a Nintendo DS commercial. Not only is she a terrible actress in this commercial, but the whole thing doesn’t even have an ounce of humor in it. It’s very plain. Shame she went from being such a great actress to this. Acts of De$paration [Perez Hilton] Read More

  • Arcade-style Wii Controller

    With this new peripheral from Hoki you can finally play your classic Virtual Console games in all of their retro glory. As usual the U.S. is going to be last on the list for this one, but it can be imported from Japan for around $53. A State-side release has been confirmed however it is unknown as to when that will happen. Hori fighting stick Wii [IGN] Read More

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