• Technorati Loses Two Three More

    The news is just coming out that Technorati have lost two more employees. Tantek Celik has left after serving as 3 years as head of technology at Technorati and Adam Hertz has also left, after also serving for 3 years as the VP of Engineering. Both Tantek and Adam have played important roles in developing the technology at Technorati, with Tantek additionally being a spokesperson and evangelist… Read More

  • eBay To Craigslist: Game On With US Version Of Kijiji

    eBay has opened a US version of its classifieds site Kijiji. Kijiji has previously been available in Canada as well as parts of Europe and Asia, and is a direct competitor to Craigslist. The Wall Street Journal reports that Kijiji is immediately available in 220 cities in all 50 US states. Like Craigslist, advertising is free with eBay looking at ways of charging sellers for display ads or… Read More

  • Hey Jealousy: SimulSays Provides Apple-Like Visual Voicemail for Non-iPhone Users

    Hot on the heels of the iPhone’s release comes SimulScribe’s SimulSays Beta, available for Blackberry owners (8800 series, Pearl, and Curve) and Windows Mobile users. SimulSays is a visual voicemail system much like Apple’s visual voicemail system. Instead of deleting or bypassing fifteen messages to get to an older message, your voicemails are laid out visually similar to… Read More

  • iPhone Coming To T-Mobile

    It looks like the Germans will be next in line to get the iPhone according to the Rheinische. Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile is said to have inked a deal with Apple to bring the iPhone to Germany for a November 1 launch. If all is true then the official announcement will be made tomorrow and the iPhone will be exclusively sold through T-Mobile for 450 Euros. The rest of Europe still waits… Read More

  • Microsoft Apologizes For Ultimate Extra Delays

    So you rushed out and upgraded to Vista Ultimate or paid extra for it with your new PC as soon as you heard about how great it was because it was gonna have a buncha Ultimate Extras?! No, probably not. But maybe you were pleased to find out that a series of add-ons were available only to Ultimate users. Well a couple of those add-ons haven’t been released as quickly as Microsoft… Read More

  • New Virus Makes Fun Of You While It Creates Chaos

    Trojan virii have been around for years now, yet fools with Outlook still think that they can see Jessica Simpson nude by downloading an attachment. One of the latest Trojans, BotVoice-A, is now taking the concept of a virus one step further. Not only is it going to erase your files, it’s also going to taunt you through your speakers while it destroys your PC. The virus uses Windows… Read More

  • Meet The Guy Who Ruined Transformers


    Autobot Mirage And I’m not talking about Michael Bay. Alex Kubalsky is an Australian toy designer who works for Takarotomy, the Japanese toy company who collaborated with Hasbro on the re-design for the Transformers you’ll be seeing in the new motion picture. Or, if you’re a hardcore fan, the destruction of the originals. I’m actually being a little harsh on Alex as he… Read More

  • iPhone Coming to T-Mobile in Germany

    Starting Nov. 1, T-Mobile will offer the iPhone exclusively in Germany (with a T-Mobile contract) for approximately 450 euros (roughly $612), Reuters reports. Also according to Reuters, Vodafone Group in Britain, Telecom in France and Telefonica in Spain have the leg up for partnering with Apple in their respective countries. via Reuters Read More

  • Kite + Nokia N95 = WTF

    I’m usually not one to judge others, but there are certain instances where I question one’s sanity. This is one of those times. Crazy Norwegian Eirik and his brother-in-law decided to duct tape a Nokia N95 to a kite while vacationing in Denmark to see what sort of video footage they could get. A very cool experiment and the video speaks for itself, but you won’t catch me… Read More

  • iWhack Ballmer On Your iPhone

    This is just silly, but definitely worth trying out if you have an iPhone. After all, you probably don’t like MS, so whacking Ballmer Whac-A-Mole style has got to tickle your fancy. Try it out and let us know if it really works. iWhack Read More

  • SunRocket Cans 25% of Workforce or 30 People, Whichever's More Sensational

    The aggressive rollout of VoIP services from local cable companies over the past few years has likely caused some growing pains for companies like SunRocket and Vonage. The router-like VoIP devices can be a tad tricky to set up (especially for neophytes) and only being able to use one handset is far less convenient than being able to pick up a phone anywhere in your house. Your cable company… Read More

  • WD My Library Video Edition DVR Storage Expander


    If you have a Scientific Atlanta 8300 series digital video recorder from your cable company, maybe you noticed it’s got an eSATA port on it. Well Western Digital announced something last week that you’ll want to plug into it: My Library Video Edition DVR Expander. The $199 500GB external drive lets you add up to 60 hours of high-definition or up to 300 hours of… Read More

  • 3 Billion Mobile Subscriptions Worldwide: That's A Lot of iPhones

    A new study by Informa found that there are more than 3 billion SIM cards in active rotation, which means that lots of folks have more than one SIM card and that there are seriously lots of phones out there. I mean think about it: 3 billion mobile subscribers. That’s an amazing number, a world changing number. That’s 3 billion people who had almost no way of connecting to the… Read More

  • AT&T To Offer People Better Than You Free Wi-Fi

    Do you use AT&T for all your broadband needs? If so, you’re about to get the best present ever from AT&T. Like, for reals dudes. AT&T is giving DSL subscribers who have Pro, Elite, or FastAccess services on their account free Wi-Fi access at any of the 10,000 hotspots around the country that it operates. Normally, it costs $7.99 for a 24-hour connection on the service, which… Read More

  • Fox News Camera Crew Gets Out Of Line

    I don’t want to put too much personal commentary into this one so I’ll leave it to you guys to sound off in the comments. Reader Owen sent us this video of a mascot from Hungrr.com handing out pins and collecting donations for a charity on the day of the iPhone launch in NYC. However, good things suddenly turn bad as some asshole from Fox News berates the poor guy for being in… Read More

  • Great Outdoors: Fishing Gear


    Since I’m from New Orleans, that pretty much makes me the only Cruncher who has ever been on a boat. Yea it’s a stereotype, but in this case it’s true — I’m from NOLA and I grew-up fishing. There is good reason for it though, fishing is one of the most relaxing activities on the planet. It’s peaceful and detached and it offers a lot of time to avoid… Read More

  • Panasonic Announces Dual-Layer 4X Blu-ray Drive

    You’ll soon be able to burn a 50GB Blu-ray disc in a little under a gigabyte per minute, according to Panasonic. This oughta bring everyone one step closer to realizing the true benefits (besides hi-def movies) that the Blu-ray/HD DVD camps have been touting since the formats were originally announced — convenient, fast storage of large amounts of data. Panasonic today announced… Read More

  • Suicide Girls Get iPhoned

    Oh geez, oh geez. It’s no secret that I love girls and that I love tattoos, so when you put the two together, I’m in heaven. SuicideGirls have been around for a few years tantalizing us with hot girls with even hotter tattoos and piercings. I just wish they hadn’t made wallpapers for just the iPhone. It really bums me out, but those of you with tattooed-girl fetishes and… Read More

  • iPhone.com Finally Acquired By Apple

    June 29th came and I thought to myself, “Surely Apple purchased iphone.com from whoever owned the domain.” To my surprise, I found that iphone.com was just a very shoddy “Web 1.0″ page with links to unlocked phones of all sorts – a sort of primitive business front of some sorts. I figured Apple would just settle for not owning iphone.com but boy was I… Read More

  • Never, Ever Do This To Your PS3

    Found today on the Blu-ray forums, some dude’s friend had his PS3 fizzle out on him. Know why? Because the genius threw duct tape over the vents on the back of the unit. Says he “didn’t want dust getting in” his precious console. Enjoy the $600 paperweight bro. Stupid friend… [Forum.Blu-ray.com] Read More

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