• PlayStation 3 Launch In Japan

    In Japan, the masses have formed for the launch of the Sony PlayStation 3. Keep in mind Japan only has 80,000 PS3 units available for gamers, so it looks like there are going to be a many, many disappointed Japanese gamers. Gamers are also sitting outside of stores that have posted signs saying that they’re sold out of PlayStation 3 consoles—now that is some serious dedication… Read More

  • Cell Phone Detox Contest: Day 03

    Well it’s day three of Biggsies’ cell phone detox, and he seems to have taken a turn for the worse. He’s got a fever of 103 and he’s downing Nyquil (during the day!) in a futile attempt to induce a coma and sleep his way through the remaining 27 days. If you think all that sounds fun, you’re in luck, because you can join in from home. Simply hop on your web cam… Read More

  • Something In Seattle

    Do you like Hasslehoff? Of course you like Hasslehoff. Everyone loves him, especially after his cameo in Borat. We can tell you now that the thing we can’t tell you about has something to do with Hasslehoff being in Seattle. And some Seattle people. And their digital cameras. Intrigued yet? You should be. Keep your Monday open, friends. Play hooky if you have to. Work is not nearly… Read More

  • Monster Central Home Theater and Lighting Controller 300


    After seeing this uber-remote control, I feel inadequate. The Monster Central 300, from Monster Cable, features the company’s OmniLink system that consists of an “RF-to-IR bridge and IR blaster system transmits commands through walls and floors throughout the house for whole-home control for multiple systems.” (That sounds fun.) It’ll also give you control of… Read More

  • Motorola Buys Good Technology


    So, just like the headline reads, Motorola picked up privately held Good Technology, makers of wireless messaging, data access and handheld security solutions. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed, but the acquisition, which is subject to regulatory and other customary conditions, isn’t expected to close till early 2007. Motorola says it made the buy in an attempt to advance… Read More

  • Computer Beach Party


    Oh. My. God. This has to be the best movie ever. According to the box it involves teens “Using their hardware to attract software, they have created a whole new version of The Data Game!” and the big finale involves death metal and the PC Jr. Sweet mother of PET: has anyone seen this movie? Can you give us a recap? Describe when/how/why you viewed it? Product Page [Amazon via Wired] Read More

  • ScottEVest Secret Sale

    I’m a fan of SeV stuff. Scott essentially makes clothing with lots of pockets for carrying almost anything imaginable. I have one of his jackets, for example, and I’ve carried bottles of J&B Whiskey and laptops without making myself too conspicuous. That said, pop on over to his newly redesigned site and enter the coupon code SITEYES if you like his new site or SITENO if… Read More

  • Altec Lansing FX5051 5.1 Speakers Crank Good Sound Via USB


    EverythingUSB has a full review posted of Altec Lansing’s FX5051 5.1-channel speakers, which promise to provide full surround sound over a single USB-port connection. The reviewer was “quite pleased with the FX5051’s performance” and was overall impressed with the complete package including design and setup. Also, he notes that despite Altec Lansing stating no support… Read More

  • Polywell Poly i680SLI Reviewed

    , they feature multiple graphics cards and processors forged in the the very bowels of Hell herself. That said, meet the devil’s right hand. The Polywell i680SLI, made by one of the better-known tweaker’s PC manufacturers, has a quad core CPU and 10,000-rpm drives and runs nVidia’s GeForce 8800TX graphics card, the latest in the land. While this PC is definitely aimed at… Read More

  • Belkin, NetGear Skype Phone Test: Two Phones Enter, One Phone Leaves

    While we won’t spoil the surprise on this review, I can say from experience that the Netgear phone is really nice and works extremely well in almost any WiFi environment. Clearly this tips the Laptop hand but both these Skype phones are extremely compact, extremely useful, and very cool. Now slap some Skype into my cellphone, guys, and I will love you forever. Skype Face Off: Belkin vs. Read More

  • Wink Now Searches MySpace, LinkedIn and Bebo

    Social search site Wink released a new feature called People Search this weekend and I think it’s going to be a big move for the company. Wink People Search searches over the user profiles of MySpace, LinkedIn and Bebo. It’s not a mashup of the sites’ own search functions, it’s an original indexing of more than 100 million profiles over these three social… Read More

  • Xbox 360 HD-DVD Drive Unveiling

    Kotaku got their hands on a HD-DVD and a few titles and apparently they’re going to way for Britney Rears 5: K-Flo Comes Home in HD-DVD before he tries it out. This, if you didn’t notice, is the first major shot fired in the HD wars this year. The noise about the Samsung/Toshiba versions were just the coda. This is the real deal. If this takes off – and it probably will… Read More

  • Battle Test: Logitech diNovo Edge

    Logitech’s diNovo series is intended for more aesthetically minded consumers. The series found success a couple of years ago with the release of the diNovo Media Desktop, a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard combo that had a separate keypad that could serve as a sort of remote. This year Logitech has decided to revisit the series and give it an Edge, a diNovo Edge, that is. The Logitech… Read More

  • CrunchGear Surprise, Part 2

    We know… you’re wondering what this special is. You want to know what kind of event, or contest, or fashion show, or food recipe we’ve got for you, don’t you? Sorry to say, you’ll have to wonder some more. It’s not time yet. But thanks for checking back. I can tell you when we’re going to tell you what the Surprise is: In the Future, that’s… Read More

  • Cingular Announcing "Exciting New Product" Monday


    Cingular has a morning Web conference at 11:30am ET on Monday, November 13 to announce an “exciting new product for business and consumer customers.” The conference will feature speakers from Cingular Wireless and two premier industry leaders to discuss product details and offer insights. A moderated Q&A session with participants will follow the online news conference… Read More

  • GlobalStar GSP-1700: Not Your Parent's Satellite Phone


    Announced yesterday, Globalstar’s GSP-1700 is the world’s smallest satellite phone. Manufactured by Qualcomm is primed to work in more than 120 countries and six continents, but weights in at approximately 7.1 ounces or 203 grams is about 45 percent smaller than Globalstar’s other sat phones. Plus, it comes in three colors and the unsightly antenna can be disconnected when… Read More

  • DormItem: Regional College Classifieds in Rails

    DormItem is a newly launched online classified ads service that searches not one college, but listings from colleges in the surrounding geographic area of wherever you attend. It’s a nicely designed site that includes integration of the Rapleaf reputation service (our coverage of Rapleaf), an autocompleting search and tag functions and an option to print any listing as a flier. DormItem… Read More

  • DVRs Force Advertisers To Actually Entertain Viewers


    I’m really sick of advertising companies and the brands they represent crying over the lost revenues from TV viewers skipping over commercials with their DVRs and/or TiVos. While it’s true I do fast-forward through most commercials, I have been known to stop and watch the ones I like. You know, the ones that don’t suck. Apparently, though, the only way companies feel they… Read More

  • EA, Playa Hater

    lying open at just past the denouement while she gets up to stretch and check her old school Palm V which she’s had for years because “newer PDAs have so much accreted junk in the OS, you know?” He then used the comparison of a nice looking girl you might see in a bar and go up and talk to, “And if she’s smart enough, that’s the gameplay. Gears of War… Read More

  • Your Mom, ESA Is Very Upset

    <img src="http://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/kill for the world's children. Kotaku's response, to their credit, was go to hell. The letter is reproduced below, just to get in a little extra blog juice Read More

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