• The Putter To End All Putters

    The Putter To End All Putters

    I never got into golf. I think it’s because I prefer sports that involve some amount of sweating (edit: And the fact that it’s lame. – Blake). Though, if I ever take it up, I’m totally going to buy one of these putters, so I can whoop anybody I play. The comes the DiXX Blu Digital Instructor from South Korean company Infinics. The putters sensors and LCD screen help you… Read More

  • T-Mobile's Dash: $249 Smartphone for Everyone

    , has been kicked down to Engadget Mobile from one of their long-time sources, and things are looking good. At $249 at the low-end and $349 at the high-end (no contract required there, buckaroo!), you get a lot of smartphone for not a lot of clams. To refresh your memories, that’s a WiFi-enabled, QWERTY-sporting, Windows Mobile 5: Smartphone edition-running, myFaves-compatable slim board of… Read More

  • Will GoogleTube Be Announced This Week?

    Will GoogleTube Be Announced This Week?

    The Google/YouTube acquisition rumors developed quickly over the last few days. After our initial post discussing the rumor, the WSJ (behind a paywall) and the NY Times quickly followed up with their own articles. Neither publication contacted me, and I have no idea who their sources are. Speculation went from there. For example, LeeAnn Prescott at Hitwise published data showing just how much… Read More

  • Broadcast Photos To Cable TV

    We’ve been tracking SimpleStar’s PhotoShow since Brian Ascher, a general partner at Venrock Associates, mentioned them in passing over lunch a couple of months ago. The hook? He said “Imagine if you could watch your friends’ Flickr pictures or YouTube videos on a dedicated cable television channel.” No need to get your grandmother online. Just point her to channel 917… Read More

  • CNET's Getting Its Groove

    CNET sure has been busy fixing up its community sites lately. In addition to recent updates to Consumating, Webshots, and Chow, the launch of AllYouCanUpload and the acquisition of UrbanBaby, CNET relaunched popular Tech news and community site TechRepublic today. A key addition to TechRepublic is the use of tags to categorize all content on the site, including user generated content found in the… Read More

  • Catcher Confirmed, Priced

    <img src="http://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/GSM data, GPS, and two cameras. Not too shabby. Then add on 50 Gs of shock resistance and a military grade materials and you've got something that Tommy Lee Jones would use for hunting down fugitives. Well, an insider dropped the dime and told us that this beast will cost $6,995 and will be available next month, on or… Read More

  • Red One Prototype, Lens Found; Remainder Remains AWOL

    has been recovered. The private investigators hired by Jannard to find the missing gear have been successful in locating the swiped prototype, lens, and some personal computers. The development information, however, is still at large, though Jannard is optimistic in his post over at DVXUser. In addition, Red asks us not to speculate on the motives or identities of the thieves, but where’s… Read More

  • The iSing Speaker-Dock for iPod: Tubular

    , which we all agree are sexxxy. It looks slick, and comes in your choice of silver, green or purple. The accents are in “iPod white,” it works with pretty much any iPod with a dock connector, has volume control, and that’s about it. But when you’re buying speaker-docks like this, it’s really about the style anyway, right? iSing – Speaker dock for your iPod… Read More

  • Target Prepares for Wii

    Target Prepares for Wii

    RetroNintendo writes that Target has begun eliminating it’s GameCube section to make room for Wii. There are a couple of images featuring a Wii backdrop with some cutesy 20-somethings making questionable hand gestures—apparently to demonstrate the Wii controller. Anyway, get ready: the Wii is coming. Wii at Target [RetroNintendo] ps On an unrelated note, if you’re looking for… Read More

  • Strange Things Afoot at the Google Blog

    Strange Things Afoot at the Google Blog

    A bunch of people noticed a very odd post on the google blog tonight that suggested they were cancelling their click-to-call service (see below, captured by John Resig). Just a month ago Google expanded the click-to-call program into the UK. The post was at googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/10/google-click-to-call-project-cancelled.html, although it has been removed now. Even though the blog post was… Read More

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  • AllofMP3 Outsources Marketing to U.S. Government

    AllofMP3 is a Russian web service that sells digital music at very low prices without any copy protection. The service, which would clearly be illegal in the U.S. and many other countries, continues to operate apparently legally under Russian law. Our previous coverage of AllofMP3 is here. AllofMP3 has become the center of attention in major trade negotiations between the U.S. and Russia, and… Read More

  • London Mixer is a NEW gathering event by PaidContent.org

    London Mixer is a NEW gathering event by PaidContent.org

    London Mixer which is run by PaidContent.org was originally going to be on the 17th October at the same time as Beers & Innovation and Swedish Beers but they have graciously rearranged the date for their 1st event in London, which is now on October 18th, starting at 6pm until 9pm. The venue is still at the Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA.    “As the name suggests… Read More

  • MobMart the mobile auction site, lets you do everything with just your phone.

    MobMart the mobile auction site, lets you do everything with just your phone.

    MobMart is a new mobile-powered auction site. MobMart is “the first auction site” that lets you do everything from your mobile; sell, browse, bid and pay. To sell something is really simple; just snap a picture, send it to 07720 11 00 22 and fill in the simple form. Selling is completely free. And because you’re using your camera phone, you can also post video clips too. Why not… Read More

  • Zoho Adds Single Sign On Across Online Suite

    We’ve been tracking the progress of Zoho’s online office suite for since its launch last year. The Zoho development team regularly releases new feature and tweaks (one or two per month on average) instead of the occasional monster update. We like that, but we don’t cover every update here on TechCrunch. If you’re interested in up to date information on what they are up to… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Harmless Grafitti Edition

    Daily Crunch: Harmless Grafitti Edition

    Here’s a recap of Friday’s posts: Home Makeover: Smoke Detector Edition Company Harvests Water from Air Minox Classic 4-Megapixel Leica M3 Camera Netflix Wants Your Advice Philips Shows Off New Concepts Read More

  • Oh no Google supports XML-RPC!

    Google has announced it’s opened a ping server for bloggers to ping them directly when you create a new blog entry using the XML-RPC protocol. In order to ping Google directly you simply need to add the following link to your blog software: http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2 What happens is the blog software alerts the Google server via the HTTP POST method that there is a new entry to… Read More

  • Core 2 Duo MacBook Pros: In Production Now?

    Another day, another completely unsubstantiated Apple rumor. This one comes to us courtesy of Apple Insider. Its sources claim Apple is close to replacing the Core Duo processor in the current line of MacBook Pros with the Core 2 Duo, and bringing the clock speeds up to 2.33GHz. In fact, they said production has started. That would kick much ass. Of course, we’ve been waiting for this proc… Read More

  • Psile Media PCs: Stylish and Quiet

    CoolTechPC, a mail-order PC house in southwesten Washington, has introduced us to a fashionable, drool-worthy new PC, the Psile series. These media PCs are outfitted with impressive specs, but that’s not why they’re cool. The design is intriguing: CoolTechPC has eliminated the noisy fans, so even when the machine is booting up, it makes almost no noise at all. The idea here is that… Read More

  • Sharp Unveils 4k TV

    In the year 2010, you’ll be watching 4k video. That is, video shot at 4096 x 2160 pixels, at 60 frames per second. Or something similar. That pushes HD up the ladder by a factor of 4. It’s your TV in the future, and the company that will bring it to you will be Sharp. Yes, the same Sharp known for that anemic “organizer” that your grandmother got you for Xmas in 1999 when… Read More

  • AMD To World: We've Got Your 65nm CPUs Right Here

    AMD is sticking to its promise to ship 65nm processors before the end of 2006. The more energy-efficient chips, code-named Brisbane, will be available in limited quantities as dual-core Athlon 64 X2 5000+, 4800+, 4400+ and 4000+ versions. These will be joined by more powerful 90nm models: 5400+ (2.8GHz, 1 MB L2 cache), 5600+ (2.8GHz, 2 MB L2 cache) and 6000+ (3GHz, 2 MB L2 cache). The roadmap… Read More