• "Red vs Blue" Last Episode Airs Tomorrow

    The critically acclaimed, Web-only machinima “Red vs. Blue” ends its illustrious run tomorrow with its 100th episode. The series’ creator claims that “The Sopranos” already used the ending he had wanted to use, so they’ve had to come up with another one. Sources tell me President Bush will address the nation tomorrow night to try to reassure the American… Read More

  • Internet Radio: Day Of Silence

    If you tried tuning into Pandora, Yahoo! or even MTV today to listen to some web radio and were confused and possibly ticked off by the silence then you’ve obviously been living under a rock. In protest of the $1 Billion royalty rates that are due to hit web radio broadcasters on July 15 today was officially deemed a ‘day of silence’ in the US. Every web radio outfit in… Read More

  • Toshiba Releases Several Laptops, One of Which Has HD DVD Drive

    I love it when companies release a bunch of products simultaneously. That either means 1) they want to flood the airwaves with news of their products or 2) none of the products are all that hot, so they release them all at the same time to dull the pain. My opinion, not anyone else’s here. Right, so, Toshiba just announced an HD DVD-having Qosmio and a few new Satellites. The Qosmio… Read More

  • Sony To Offer In-Store Tech Support

    The next time you cruise by the Sony Style store at your local mall, you may find people waiting in line with PS3s, VAIOs, and Walkmen. Don’t be alarmed, as they’re simply there trying out Sony’s new in-store tech support service. Dubbed “Backstage”, this service will be available in NYC and NJ Sony Style stores and certainly resembles Apple’s Genius Bar setup. Read More

  • Sprint Launches LG MUZIQ

    LG and Sprint are rolling out the MUZIQ today and it’s gunning for the top of the Mobile Music heap. Not only does it store up to 4,000 songs, but it also incorporates a built-in FM transmitter that feeds your music to any FM radio within 10 feet. A lot of mobile music phones lack the capacity to support any SD cards larger than 2GB, but the MUZIQ is not run-of-the-mill and supports up… Read More

  • Hydra Game Console DevKit

    Any video gamer loves playing games, right? Now imagine if you could make your own fantastic, lush 3-D environments to roam around in, shooting bad guys and driving dirt bikes into enemy bases. Well you can’t, because you’re not John Romeo and haven’t spent years designing games. Thankfully, there’s the Hydra Game Console Development Kit. Though it may resemble… Read More

  • Magician Doing Green Laser Tricks

    http://www.liveleak.com/player.swf Here’s a video of a pretty cool magician doing some rad tricks with a green laser beam that looks pretty powerful. Obviously some mirrors are involved, but watch the whole thing and you’ll see that this guy is no amateur. Any readers who dabble in magic want to fancy a guess how he’s pulling off some of these moves? Laser magician [MAKE] Read More

  • 80GB Zune, Codenamed Scorpio Coming Soon

    Zune Scene has the scoop from an inside source at Microsoft that a bigger, better flash-based Zune is coming out along side the Draco. The Scorpio will be packing 80GB of storage and is said to be rolling off the production line at the end of July. A launch date is still under wraps, but you can expect Zune 2.0 to hit shelves in time for the holidays. I think Europe will finally get some… Read More

  • Why Xbox Live Costs $50

    I, and many others like me, pay $50 per year for the privilege of hearing 12-year-olds curse and wish bad things upon my family while playing on Xbox Live. But why am I paying $50 for this when I can do the same on a PC for free? Says a member of the Xbox Community Team: … it goes back to this unified system. We have to have voice communication, text communication, now we’re… Read More

  • iPhone Will Be Activated By iTunes

    Call it convenience or call it more fiddling to do, but make sure you call it Apple’s final decision. Lucky iPhone owners will have to come home and sync their iPhone with iTunes in order to activate it. Now normally I’d say this would be an annoying process that Apple should have dumped on AT&T, though when you think about it, the iPhone is also a music and video player as… Read More

  • Hope You Didn't Buy That 360 Elite Just Yet

    I’m sure that anyone with a decent HDTV with HDMI realized that purchasing an Xbox 360 Elite would be in their best interest. I mean, who doesn’t want to play games on a big screen in full HD glory? But if you bought the console solely for HDMI connectivity, you could be in for a rude awakening. Seems cable-manufacturer XCM has just announced it will have a cable for older Xbox… Read More

  • AT&T iPhone Plans Revealed

    Alright. I’m not even going to work my way into giving you the lowdown. You’re sick of the iPhone, I’m sick of it, and we have ourselves some plans to look over. So if you’re buying an iPhone, listen up. Three plans are available for the iPhone. All of them include unlimited data, Visual Voicemail, 200 TXT messages, rollover minutes, and unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling. Read More

  • ZFS *is* in Leopard–Rejoice!

    ZFS is in, ZFS is out… OK, so now we know that ZFS file system support is in Mac OS X Leopard. The read/write support was just seeded to developers according to reports online and no one but complete nerds will notice unless Apple makes it the default file system. The WWDC build of Leopard still has journaled HFS+ as the default file system. Man oh man, nothing like writing about… Read More

  • New York Will Put You in Prison if You Sell Violent Video Games to Minors

    At what point are video gamers, of which I am only nominally these days, going to tell their oh-so-concerned elected officials to stop fiddling with their hobby? Here in New York, our esteemed state legislature had a bill on tap that would make selling a violent video game to minors a Class E felony. (I just bought the Wii edition of Resident Evil 4 on Sunday and was rather bemused to find… Read More

  • iPhone: Total Cost Of Ownership Over Two Years

    Based on current iPhone hardware pricing, and service costs, the estimated cost for owning an iPhone over two years is hovering at about $2,200. This is the lowest price as it assumes that you have selected the 4GB version and the cheapest service. This price is bound to change considering the estimate was made using current Blackberry and smartphone plans. It also does not include the price… Read More

  • Kiptronic Adds Advertising Insertion For Video

    Advertising insertion service provider Kiptronic has announced support for dynamic ad insertion and campaign management for video content. Kiptronic’s video advertising insertion technology launches with CondéNet (Wired, epicurious.com) as its first major user. The video advertising feature provides the same dynamic ad insertion Kiptronic already provides with audio. Key features of the… Read More

  • Full Screen Web Photo Browsing With PicLens

    Firefox plugin PicLens from Cooliris provides full screen immersive picture browsing of Flickr and other web sites that support Media RSS. To use PicLens, a user clicks a small translucent icon that appears atop the image of interest once the plugin is installed. The PicLens slideshow interface appears and the user can move from one photo to the next or press play and enjoy the show. A user… Read More

  • Smartphoners Tap Google

    Google tops the list of Web destinations by smartphone users in M:Metric’s April 2007 report. Google held a nine point advantage over the second place Orange in the United Kingdom and a whopping 29 percentage point lead over Yahoo in the United States. United States Company Total Google Inc. 62.48% Yahoo! Inc. 33.54% Microsoft Corporation 33.36% AT&T Inc. … Read More

  • Daily Crunch:Designer Edition

    Fashion Designer: Style Icon DS Announced
    Samsung SGH-F210: Sexy AND Small
    Weiner Dog Accent Lamp
    Ikan Is Set To Revolutionize Your Grocery Shopping Experience
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  • Shifd: A Clever Mobile App From The NY Times

    Mobile application Shifd from the New York Times allows users to easily share any content, from web feeds, listings and maps to personal notes and data, between a desktop computer and a mobile phone. The prototype records presence through an RFID chip placed inside a mobile phone; when a user removes their phone the data is synced through a web interface. The video below explains it far… Read More

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