• Daily Crunch: Return to Cookie Mountain Edition

    Hey Fatty, Put Down The Cookie And Go To CalorieKing.com
    MobiBLU Announces The Cubisto
    Release Your Inner Rick Wakeman: Roll-up USB Keyboard
    Christmas Story Leg Lamp
    ezGear Announces ezEars SX50 Read More

  • Women. Clothes. Style. Ugh.

    There’s a trend emerging on the Internet, and it isn’t pretty. Well, it is pretty, but it’s bad news for those of us with absolutely nothing to add to the conversation. Those of us without a sense of style. I’m the kind of guy who thinks the protagonist in The Devil Wears Prada looked better before she started dressing in the latest styles and became popular with… Read More

  • Will Lickety Ship End Differently Than Kozmo?

    New startup LicketyShip, the Kozmo-like ecommerce service that delivers goods within a couple of hours of ordering, is counting on this holiday season to make a name for itself. The company, which we first noticed back in January, launched in September, but they’ve recently gotten a lot of mainstream press attention and are offering $9.99 delivery up through Christmas Eve. So while the… Read More

  • Reader Response: Festivus Week Concludes

    It’s over! Seven days of tenacious commenting; seven days of you readers scrambling for a chance to win a Nikon D40 camera kit. We’ve already given away a bunch of SanDisk Cruzer flash drives as part of our Reader Response Festivus Week, but I imagine today is the day you’ve all been waiting for. So who gets the D40? Read More

  • Somebody Needs To Stop This

    Brobeck, Pleger & Harrison LLP was a well known law firm in silicon valley during the first Internet boom. They had thousands of startup and public company clients and handled all aspects of their legal needs. Their client list included Cisco. None of that mattered in the end though – the law firm dissolved in 2003 due to financial mismanagement after the downturn. But now the… Read More

  • Ben Heck Presents Atari 2600 Portable

    Ben Heck is at it again, and this time he’s decided to go old school (I mean, really old school) and put together an Atari 2600 portable. The Nintendo DS-esque handheld lets you play those old Atari games that most of us have grown to love. Sure, maybe I wasn’t alive when Atari was big, but that doesn’t mean I can’t love it now, does it? Of course you’re gonna have… Read More

  • $2500 PS3 Coming?

    Jumping jeepers, I thought Sony took Kutaragi off direct management of the PS3 because of stuff like this? As it turns out, Kutaragi is “promising” an “AV-centric” PlayStation 3, which will be used for media capabilities other than gaming. The next PS3 not only carries a hefty price of $2,500, it also features a power supply unit, anti-shake insulator, twice the memory… Read More

  • The Holidays And The Damage Done


    Don’t know precisely how much money you’ve blown through this holiday season? Well here’s a free holiday spending calculator to get you back on track or make you feel more worthless than I did before when I called you a buncha fatties. This gift from software developer Business Objects uses its Crystal Xcelsius app to let you figure out all your holiday expenses simply… Read More

  • MobiBLU Announces The Cubisto

    If you hate Apple, Microsoft and any other company that makes an MP3 player out there and want something a bit different, check out the Cubisto from MobiBLU. This little guy is small enough to carry around your neck or in your pocket comfortably and has the same unique cube design that the company’s previous players had and can play WMA and MP3 files. Battery life seems to be pretty… Read More

  • Cingular Claims Text Messaging Is “Optional”

    So earlier we reported that you could get out of your Cingular contract due to the hike in texting fees. Well apparently if you go and call up Cingular and use this tactic they’re going to throw the following back in your face: Q. Since Cingular is raising its rates, are customers entitled to cancel service without paying an early termination fee? A. No, that doesn’t apply here. Read More

  • Hey Fatty, Put Down The Cookie And Go To CalorieKing.com


    It’s the holiday season and you’re bound to pack on a few extra pounds between office parties, family gatherings and parties with friends, mixed with an overloaded, hectic schedule that keeps you from hitting the gym. Or at least that’s what every major media outlet has been telling us year after year. So I figured CG should join the fray and tell you the same… Read More

  • Grown Man Boxes Little Girl, Loses (in Wii Boxing)

    There are few things that could tarnish your manhood more than being out-boxed by a little girl in glasses. I’m trying to think of something and I’m drawing blanks at the moment. There must be something, but it’s not coming to me. At any rate, I think watching the video goes to show just how well the Wii interpolate the gyroscopic data from the Wiimote and Nunchuck. A little… Read More

  • Release Your Inner Rick Wakeman: Roll-up USB Keyboard

    If you’re an accomplished pianist and want to take your keyboarding with you on the go, this $30 cheap-ass USB keyboard might just do the trick. It rolls up for portability and rolls out the jams for good times. Just imagine bringing your laptop and this thing to a park and busting out a Journey solo. The ladies will flock to you like pigeons to stale bread. Though the price is right… Read More

  • Christmas Story Leg Lamp

    Yes I know this isn’t even vaguely new, but in the spirit of Christmas, it’s worth mentioning. “A Christmas Story” should be playing on loop 24 hours a day by now and I’m sure everyone can appreciate this piece of cinematic history. You can now purchase this identical replica of the Red Rider Leg Lamp for $145 – $175. It comes packed exactly as it did in… Read More

  • Xbox 360 Warranty Extended to One Year

    Here’s one that hits close to home. I bought an Xbox 360 a couple of months ago and have been really enjoying it. Then Wednesday night, I was about to violate Biggs in “Gears of War” and the DVD drive crapped out. Now my stuff is still under warranty, and I have the Best Buy service plan, but seeing how quickly it exploded, I’m sure others weren’t so lucky. Read More

  • ezGear Announces ezEars SX50

    Oh ezGear. We love your clever product names so much. Straight out of EZ-land come the new ezEars SX50 Headphones. These new earbud-style headphones come in either white or black and have three different ends so that they fit snugly in your ear canal for maximum performance. Plus, the price is pretty decent at only $19.98 a pair. Oh, and of course they’re designed with the iPod in mind… Read More

  • Multiply Yourself


    Intel is currently running a contest that could plaster your picture across the NASDAQ and Reuters billboards at Times Square. And, more importantly, it could win you one of 24 laptops featuring an Intel Core 2 Duo Merom processor. To enter, simply text message “MULTIPLY” to 55222. Then log on to MultiplyYourself.com to submit your picture in order to have it displayed on the… Read More

  • iPod Accessories 2.0

    It may sound soooo last year to talk about “iPod accessories,” but there’s a new wave on the horizon. Or at least there should be. So far, add-ons to the world’s top-selling MP3 player have mostly been limited to relatively basic functions that (as iPod haters love to point out) aren’t included in the player itself, like an FM tuner and transmitter, Bluetooth… Read More

  • Why Doesn't CafePress Use Flash?

    There are many sites that sell customized casino chips (just do a search), but we haven’t found any that have an online design tool to allow you to create the chip itself. TheChipLab has take the extra step and has created a very nice Flash tool for designing your own casino-grade chip. The creation tool is very flexible and layer based. It’s not as powerful as new online image… Read More

  • AllPeers Adds Chat: Becomes Relevant Again

    AllPeers, a Firefox P2P file sharing plugin, had incredible hype when it launched in August (the rumors had been around for nearly a year at that point). People were calling it the “killer app” for Firefox, and the company is backed by early investors in Skype, Mangrove Capital Partners and Index Ventures. And since AllPeers is a Firefox extension, it works across all… Read More

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