• The Duke Arrives on Verizon Wireless

    While the still in development Duke Nukem Forever for the PC remains solidly vaporware at this point (enough that many have labeled the game “Duke Nukem Whatever”), the Duke has made his debut on the third screen. SkyZone Entertainment and MachineWorks Northwest have announced that Duke Nukem Arena 3D is live on select Verizon Wireless Get It Now enabled phones. The game, which… Read More

  • Pater Obsoletis: VOTE TIME

    We didn’t get very many entries, but the entries we did get were great. Hit the jump for the videos and to vote for the best and technologically dullest Pater in existence. We’ll close voting on Friday at 12pm EST so the winner can tell Pops the good news. Read More

  • Slim Devices/Logitech Transporter Streams Beautiful Music

    Those of you looking to drop a ton of money on a digital audio streaming device should look no further than Logitech’s new Transporter Network Music Player. This long device is said to deliver audiophile-quality sound from almost any source. Hook up an ethernet jack to the Transporter and you can stream music from any Mac or PC you have lying around the home. You can output your tunes in… Read More

  • The Futurist: Why The iPhone Reeks Of Planned Obsolescence

    To follow-up on last week’s maelstrom of anti-Appledom, my opinions regarding the iPhone have not changed: the device will eventually be pretty awesome, but paying $600 (the effective cost is closer to a solid grand when you factor in the value of the two-year contract you’ll be signing and the fact that many early adopters will likely be also fronting the bill from terminating… Read More

  • Seth Porges Ha8s on the iPhone on Attack of the Show

    Hey, Seth, angry much about technology that EVERYONE LOVES AND YOU ARE TOTALLY WRONG ABOUT? Sorry. Just kidding. Seth was on G4TV on Tuesday and he kicked that Dummies book guy in the pooper. Hi-res version Read More

  • Cowon iAudio 7 DAP Brings The Goods

    Not everyone on the planet loves the iPod. In fact, there are plenty of people out there who downright hate the popular music player. If you’re one of these types and want an alternative to the iPod Nano, look no further than the iAudio 7 by Cowon. Equipped with either 4GB or 8GB of flash-memory, this DAP features a bright color screen, long battery life (60 hours apparently), and… Read More

  • We Iz Sorri, iPhone L@unch3$ @ 6Pm

    I don’t like to say that we’re wrong at CrunchGear, but on this rare occasion we are. We told you that Jobs was just joking about the iPhone being available at 6PM, but it looks as though he was being serious. O Rly? Ya Rly. Apple confirmed that the iPhone will become available for sale at 6PM in each local time zone. I don’t really understand this. Does a 6PM launch have… Read More

  • Hot Gear To Do Your Summer Right

    Wired magazine knows “hot” when it sees it, so it put together a small guide detailing some of the “hottest” gear you need to own to make this summer extra hot. It’s really hot. Honestly, though, most of the stuff on the guide would looks quite sensible. Broken up into three categories—Relax, Explore and Compete—the gadgets span everything from… Read More

  • Ubiquitous Communication

    College students these days often times have numerous devices, and far too many messages to manage. But clearTXT has recently introduced Ubiquity, a distributed information delivery system meant for colleges and universities. It is currently used by more than 70 educational organizations, including University of Cincinnati, Seton Hall and University of Memphis. This program requires no… Read More

  • Novarra and Vodafone UK Partner to Deliver Mobile Internet

    Navigating the Web on a mobile handset can be hit or miss, but soon Vodafone users won’t be limited in the sites they choose to surf. Vodafone UK has partnered with Chicago-based Novarra to use its Vision server to power Mobile Internet Services for the mobile carrier, which will provide the transcoding of regular Web sites so that these can be viewed on Mobile browsers. The Vision… Read More

  • Michiganders Opposes Mobile Fees

    Residents of the big mittens aren’t too happy with new state, county and even local fees that are being imposed on their mobile services. A new poll released today by MyWireless.org reveals that 78 percent of voters in the Wolverine State feel that they’re already paying enough for their mobile services, and don’t believe that they should pay more. The poll was commissioned… Read More

  • MizPee: When You've Gotta Go

    Sometimes you’re outside, enjoying a nice day, and then you’ve just got to go to the bathroom. Where do you go? Those in the know at MizPee will tell you if you text 415-350-2290, or point your phone to www.mizpee.com. You can type in the address or the details of what block you’re on, and the site will return a list of all local toilets, with ratings on cleanliness. You… Read More

  • U.S. Open Tees Off NBC Sports on Mobi TV

    NBC Universal and MobiTV partnered to create NBC Sports Mobile, a new channel on MobiTV. The channel’s launch will happen today, live on the green of the U.S. Open Golf tournament with Tiger Woods. Additional sports events planned for the channel include Wimbledon and portions of the upcoming NFL season. NBC already has NBC2Go, a sports-centric mobile site found at… Read More

  • All About meemo

    E-mail on the go is no longer limited to those who shell out for a Blackberry, Treo, or Windows Mobile device. Canadian company OnceanLake Commerce, just debuted memo, a mobile e-mail service compatible with any Web-enabled handset that can receive text messages. Set up the service to watch your e-mail, and it will send a text message to your phone with a link to a an inbox Web page. Meemo… Read More

  • The 3D Real/Virtual World Hybrid: How Far Away?

    How long will it be until we can stroll through the streets in a virtual world that is identical to our own? Given the state of a number of technologies, not very long. Over the last couple of years we’ve seen Microsoft Street Side and Virtual Earth as well as similar efforts from Google. But different technologies are now being deployed that are even more interesting that the… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Vicious. Squid Vicious Edition

    The Worst 007 Gadgets?
    SanDisk Sansa Shaker Review: You Know, For Kids
    Oral-B Triumph With SmartGuide Wirelessly Guides Your Smile
    CrunchGear Explains Your New AIM Friends
    Sprint UpStage Paints The Town Red Read More

  • Linspire Joins Microsoft's Any One But Red Hat Group

    Microsoft has announced a new deal with Linspire that expands its any one but Red Hat group to three. The deal, like Novell and Xandros before it includes office document compatibility, instant messaging interoperability and collaboration on digital media. Again the big ticket part of the deal inlcudes patent covenants from Microsoft for customers operating the Linspire desktop. Amusingly… Read More

  • Yahoo Photos Begins Closing Down

    Yahoo’s planned shutdown of Yahoo Photos has begun. The Yahoo blog Yodel Anecdotal reports that they have started to close accounts and transition users over to Flickr. And as promised, users who don’t want to use Flickr are being given the option of moving to Shutterfly, Kodak Gallery, Snapfish or Photobucket instead. “No hard feelings,” says Yahoo, which is also… Read More

  • Oral-B Triumph With SmartGuide Wirelessly Guides Your Smile

    Feeling like your bathroom needs a wireless upgrade? The new Oral-B Triumph with SmartGuide features a sink-top LCD display that wirelessly guides your brushing. It clocks you to make sure you are moving your bristles long enough, and makes sure you get each “quadrant” of your mouth equally clean. Older Triumph models have featured the same basic built-in guides, but they were… Read More

  • Teh.Be$T.Kommenter.Evar


    Howdy, nerdlings! Your daily dose of reader response is here. It looks like in the past few days the quality of your comments has increased. Unfortunately, today no one seemed deserving of the infamous CrunchDunce and the award has been omitted for now. Keep up the good work guys! Joel‘s brief encounter with Spleak really split a few sides at CrunchGear HQ Yesterday morning, I saw the… Read More

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