• 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

  • Sugar Publishing Raises New Round; Partners With NBC Universal

    Sugar Publishing, the company behind the hugely successful Team Sugar and ten or so other blogs aimed at the female demographic, will announce a new round of financing tomorrow. They are not disclosing the size of the round, but it is being led by NBC Universal, with participation from previous investor Sequioia Capital. They previously raised $5 million, on a rumored $12-15 million… Read More

  • Google Docs Gets Folders, Now What About Gmail?

    Google has announced an update to Google Docs and Spreadsheets that includes improved features and support for folders. The entire document list within Google Docs and Spreadsheets has been given a complete visual overhaul with “new icons, more content, and better organizational controls”. Searching documents in the service has been improved; dynamically filtered results from… Read More

  • Charities Benefit From iPhone Madness

    Check out Part 2 here This is Lindsey Lanpher. She’s a representative from Keep A Child Alive, an organization getting anti-retroviral treatment to children infected with AIDS in Africa. She’s also second in line at the Apple Store in SoHo, NYC, determined to get the very first iPhone the store sells — only to auction it off for the charity. (Another representative… Read More

  • Cellfish.com: PC To Mobile Content Sharing

    Cellfish Media, a spin-off company from media company Lagardère (publisher of Elle magazine) has launched Cellfish.com, a social network and destination portal centered on users sharing music, videos and art between their PCs and mobile devices. Cellfish.com aims to tackle the issue of being able to share mobile entertainment while retaining the use of such content regardless of handset… Read More

  • Microsoft Betas: Windows Live Photo Gallery; Microsoft Live Drive Here

    Ever since Microsoft launched Live Search last year, they’ve been keeping a steady pace of new services integrations as they grow the Live Suite, specifically integration between interfaces for mobile, desktop, and web, as well as between the users themselves via Live Spaces. The biggest piece to fall in place recently was the replacements for Hotmail and Outlook Express, the Windows… Read More

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