• The Hottest Booth At CES 2007 Was…

    the RIAA’s booth. Guess piracy must have cut back its booth budget. Read More

  • MySpace Getting AMBER Alerts

    The next time you decide to plot the kidnapping of your neighbor’s kid for beer money, you may want to re-think what you’re doing: MySpace is now equipped to send out AMBER alerts for missing children. With increased pressure from activist groups and concerned parents, MySpace has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children so that whenever a critical… Read More

  • Nokia Working On Diamond Casing

    We’ve all seen an old movie where a burglar breaks into a home or store by cutting a window with a diamond. Thus, we should all know by now that diamonds are tough as hell. Nokia knows this and is putting the valuable gem to good use by developing a casing material similar to that of a diamond. Found in a patent Nokia filed, the casing uses coal and is smooth to the touch. From New… Read More

  • Google Demands You Stay Productive While Peeing

    Found in Google’s Mountain View Restrooms, it appears that the big G wants you to stay sharp whilst draining your main vein. Mountain View’s productive restroom breaks [Valleywag] Read More

  • Toast 8: TiVo-Tastic

    Just got the boxed version of Toast Titanium 8 in and I’m quite confused, yet happy, yet trepidatious. I’ve always liked Toast — it’s simple, straightforward, and it burns solid disks with little fanfare. But what’s all this TiVo stuff then? Read More

  • KTF Ever 360 Beats iPhone To The Punch


    Ok so maybe the KTF won’t be an iPhone contender in any way but at least it has the motion sensor to tilt the screen from ‘landscape’ to ‘portrait’. Buuuuuttttt the Ever 360, as its being labeled, does have the “Shake” and it’s showin’ everyone what her momma gave her. The “Shake” feature is spanktacular because it lets you skip… Read More

  • Plen: The Bluetooth-Enabled, Rollerskating Robot

    One of the coolest looking robots out there, Plen is a small, humanoid robot that can rollerskate around on a hard surface. A surefire hit at school or the office, this little guy costs a whopping $2000 and comes equipped with Bluetooth so you can control him wirelessly. There’s little detail as to whether or not you could use a Bluetooth-enabled cellphone to control the little guy… Read More

  • Monsoon HAVA Gold HD Turns PC Into Budget PVR, Video Streamer


    Maybe you’ve heard of HAVA, maybe you HAVA-n’t (ha!), but it looks like the company is here to stay as a prime competitor to Sling Media’s Slingbox. The HAVA Gold HD announced today (and available for sale) is a $129 box that not only allows you to turn your Windows PC into a TiVo-like video recorder, but you can stream MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 video to multiple PCs as well. Read More

  • CrunchGear Boooring Edition: Samsung SGH-C140

    Zzzzzz-wha!? Oh! It’s you. Welcome, welcome to another edition of CrunchGear’s Boooring Edition. This time around, we have the Samsung SGH-C140. Looking like a cellphone that you’d pick up from a 7-11 in 2001, this fatty is not feature rich in the slightest. It only comes with dual-band GSM, aa 65k color screen, polyphonic ringtones, a battery with 3 hours of talk time and… Read More

  • iSnug My iPod, Do You?

    If you’re looking for a decent bundle of accessories for that brand new iPod you just picked up, iSnug may be just what you’re looking for. Made by HandStands, this kit comes with an FM transmitter for rocking out in the car, a headphone splitter for sharing your tunes, an AV cable to show off your movies on the big screen, a car charger, and a case that will house all the… Read More

  • Transformers iPod Dock Speakers


    Transformers iPod dock speakers will be available this July with my personal favorite, Optimus Prime, in white for $144.95. Need I say more? Transformers [Plastic Bamboo] Read More

  • Vista Gets 0wn3d

    It certainly does. Via Digg Read More

  • Podcasting Ad Network Raises $4 million

    Kiptronic, an advertising network for podcasting, has closed a $4 million round of financing. Investors include Blueprint Ventures and Prism VentureWorks. The company had previously raised $400,000 in angel funding. The company was founded in May 2005 but didn’t launch its current product, a marketplace for podcasts, until January 2006. They have an important partnership with Libsyn… Read More

  • Europe's Digg Killer Raises €4 million

    Luxembourg-based Wikio, Europe’s best hope against Digg, Google News and Technorati (it is sort of a mashup of all three), has closed a €4 million ($5.3 million) Series A round of financing. This follows a previous angel round of financing of an undisclosed size (investors in that round included as Loic Le Meur, Martin Varsavsky, Freddy Mini, Ouriel Ohayon, and Jeff Clavier). The… Read More

  • TellMe Launches a Killer Mobile Product

    If you have a cell phone that supports the new TellMe mobile application, you will never use 411 again to find a business. It launches today at 5 AM PST. TellMe mobile is a free Java application that you install on your phone. You can then find normal 411 information via a voice activated menu. Just hold the talk button and say the city and state you are searching in. Then say the business name. Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Gravedancing Edition

    Email, Holograms of the Dead to Haunt Your Inbox
    Shed Some Flab With Your Wii
    Solar Flower: Double the Hippie Feel-Good Junk
    Personal Rail Service Concepts
    Therapie Mood Lighting Read More

  • Report: Google Doesn't Renew Google.de, Site Goes Down

    Reports are coming in from Germany that Google.de was down “for many hours” yesterday, and has now gone live again. We’re trying to confirm the reason, but it appears to be because Google forgot to renew the Google.de domain name. It expired and someone registered it. While the site was down the site showed a standard domain name registrar parked page (probably including… Read More

  • Performancing Descends Into Chaos – Shareholders Squabble Publicly

    Yesterday evening we wrote about the shuttering of the second of three services at Performancing, as well as CEO Nick Wilson’s recent departure. Apparently Wilson, who says he still owns 35% of the business, isn’t happy about the closing of Performancing’s ad network. In fact, he doesn’t seem to have known it was happening. On his personal blog, he writes: I… Read More

  • Blue Dot Buzz Launches

    A few minutes ago social bookmarking site BlueDot launched a new feature called Buzz. This is a fairly unique product – part del.icio.us/popular and part Digg, and based on tags. On the front page of Buzz are very popular recent bookmarked sites. But there is a “Buzz” area for each tag as well. Just type in bluedot.us/buzz/[TAG] to see it. Here’s the TechCrunch page… Read More

  • Reality Bedding Viral Video

    1 minute and 4 seconds of your life you will never get back. Ever. Product Page Read More

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