• OurHealthCircle: Because Misery Loves Company

    Last November we reported on the launch of DailyStrength, a social network and support group for what ails you. Now another site, OurHealthCircle, with an upbeat name for a downtrodden audience is launching to make talking about tough issues a little easier. The site is pretty much the same as DailyStrength with a different back story. Users create anonymous or personalized profiles, join over… Read More

  • Apple To Support HD DVD in Leopard?

    Could Apple be throwing its support behind both Blu-ray and HD DVD? We already know that Apple is a member of the Blu-ray Disc Association, but according to a WWDC attendee’s post on the Mac Rumors forum, Leopard’s DVD player now has HD DVD settings in the preferences menu. Could someone please leak the new Leopard beta already? Pretty please? WWDC: Leopard Details [Mac Rumors via… Read More

  • Lebron Becomes Etch-A-Sketch Art

    Excited that the NBA Finals are finally here? I’m not, but that’s ok. It’s always a blast to watch LeBron pull off sweet moves. To celebrate Cleveland making it to the finals, the team contracted Etch-A-Sketch expert George Viosich to draw Number 23 (no, not Jordan) in all his basketball glory. The time-lapse video shows the five-hour period it took for Viosich to complete… Read More

  • Viral Marketing How-To-Not: Sony

    SCENE: Two Sony marketing folks in a conference room. One is languidly stroking a PS3. “Hey, Frank. We need to make some viral video. You know, to support Blu-Ray.”
    “I hear the director for our new commercials got really drunk and kept the cameras rolling. Most of the footage is garbage.”
    “That sounds great. Kids love crappy video.”
    “Ok, but the… Read More

  • Need Laughs? Mega64 DVD Out In July

    Anyone who plays video games must check out the team over at Mega64. These guys have been making hilarious video game skits for years with an incredible sense of humor. Now, instead of browsing their website for hours at a time to get your laugh on, you’ll be able to pop a DVD into your home theater system. The boys are releasing a Greatest Hits DVD and it looks to be a good one. The… Read More

  • SureFire Titan Flashlight

    The SureFire Titan is an LED flashlight that packs a blinding wallop. This tiny device features a variable-output LED that allows you to select light inputs between one and 30 lumens. To top that off, it is housed within a fine looking titanium canister. At least I think it’s fine looking. Maybe I’m distracted. Available now for the low, low price of $500. Product Page [via Uncrate] Read More

  • Track Your Widget's Global Domination on Clearspring

    Since last November, Clearspring’s widget syndication platform has served up analytics on over 4.2 billion widget views for clients like Time, NBC, Universal, and Maxim. Tonight, Clearspring is opening up their platform to any developer, letting you write, track, and distribute web widgets across a multitude of websites and platforms. They will also feature a forum to support their… Read More

  • Unlocked iPhones Being Prepped

    Pure Mobile — don’t bother, the site is down — is claiming that they’ll have unlocked iPhone’s for sale, but I call complete BS on this. If the reports are true and only four million units are shipped, which equates to something like three iPhone’s per AT&T and Apple store, then Pure Mobile is doing some real heavy wheelin’ and dealin’… Read More

  • Rifftrax Acquires Cuts

    About four months since launch, web video editor Cuts.com has been acquired by Rifftrax, a site featuring DVD commentary by Michael J. Nelson of MST3K. No word on the price. The online video editing space has become increasingly competitive. Click.tv recently joined the deadpool, with plans to reorganize. On their blog post about the acquisition, CEO Evan Kraus says that since launch… Read More

  • Latest CrunchBoard Jobs

    Here are some of the latest jobs on CrunchBoard: Chief Executive Officer at Photography Online Community with E-commerce in California or Illinois (Chicago), CA Marketing Manager at Piczo Inc in San Francisco, CA Senior Java Web Develoeprs at Myndnet in Palo Alto, CA Windows Application Programmer at Garage Games in Eugene, OR Senior Java/J2EE Developer at n2N Commerce in… Read More

  • Wibree Joins The Bluetooth Family

    Bluetooth expands its realm of awesomeness with the inclusion of Nokia’s Wibree. The Wibree technology will now become the ultra low power Bluetooth spec. This in turn will boost Bluetooth’s Personal Area Networking for smaller devices to be used wirelessly. It’s been a long time coming as Wibree was first started in 2001. The first products to showcase Wibree’s… Read More

  • Video of Steve Jobs' WWDC 2007 Keynote Now Available

    If you spent your time yesterday under a rock (lol1) you would have missed Steve Jobs’ keynote. (Good thing, too, because it stunk.) But, for your viewing pleasure, Apple just posted the whole dog and pony show on its Web site. Relive great moments like, uh, when the EA guy comes out in his pajamas and describes Need For Speed: Carbon as a “car game” and when some… Read More

  • Safari's Porn Mode

    TUAW just dug up “private mode” in the new Safari 3 beta, a feature that deletes downloaded files, keeps no cookies, and doesn’t hold onto passwords or personal info. As someone who enjoys certain types of sites now and again — OK, every 15 minutes — it’s nice to know this is out there. It will definitely save on lawyer bills during the divorce… Read More

  • "Worst. Keynote. Ever!" T-Shirt: Take That, Steve Jobs

    Because Jobs’ keynote stunk to high heaven yesterday, this dude is going to cash in. A simple black t-shirt with the incredibly apt phrase “Worst. Keynote. Ever!” scrawled across the front. Just under $20 will land you a convenient, if not entirely played out, method of registering your disgust with WWDC 2007. Product Page [MacMerc.com] Read More

  • CrunchDeal: Nyko iBoost Rechargeable Battery Pack for iPod

    We don’t normally tip you off on Woot deals, but this one was too good to pass up. iPods die at the most inopportune times and it really burns my biscuits because it’s happened to me too many times. Anyways, it’s Two for Tuesdays and up for grabs is a pair of Nyko iBoost Rechargeable Battery Packs for $19.99. As Borat would say: “That is quite a good deal and I think… Read More

  • Win a 42-Inch Plasma: 24-Hours Until Contest Is Over

    Is anyone entering this contest? Are you all really that busy? Contest Info Read More

  • Teen Stabs PS3 Burglar With Samurai Sword

    This is, without a doubt, the coolest PS3 story I’ve heard about in a long time. Two burglars broke into a Florida home and started to ransack the place. What they didn’t know is that Damian Fernandez and his 15-year-old sister Deanne were both home at the time. Deanne hid in her closet when she heard the robbers break in through her front door and watched the whole ordeal unfold… Read More

  • Toshiba Cuts Sales Expectations of HD DVD Players In Half; Sony Says Blu-ray Doing Swell

    Toshiba just slashed sales expectations of HD DVD players by nearly 50 percent in response to slower-than-anticipated sales in the U.S. The slow sales of the company’s HD DVD players in the U.S. will negatively affect the global position of the high-definition format, the company said. Toshiba now expects to sell 1 million players, down from the 1.8 million that it initially… Read More

  • More than Meets the Eye on Mobile This Summer

    With content that promises to be “More than Meets the Eye” the TRANSFORMERS will arrive on mobile phones this summer in time for the big-screen movie from director Michael Bay. Glu Mobile Inc, a global publisher of mobile games, today announced that it will release the mobile game and personalization content based on the film on July 4, 2007. “As buzz builds for the… Read More

  • Five Ways The iPhone Will Change The Wireless Industry

    Om Malik has been eyeing Steve Jobs’ recent keynote at WWDC ’07 and has put together a list of ways the iPhone will change the wireless industry. Om brings up some important points that we normally wouldn’t think of while caught up in the hoopla of the iPhone. He mentions that since the iPhone is essentially an iPod as well, there’s no need to shell out money to… Read More

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