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  • Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern

    Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern

    What does it mean to be bold? To be better than you were the day before? Google’s BOLD Internship is an 11-week internship designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field. However, the program isn’t just about work experience, it’s about growing as a person and befriending some of the coolest people you’ll ever get… Read More

  • Back To School: 5 Apps That Will Make You Fall (Even More) In Love With Your Phone

    Back To School: 5 Apps That Will Make You Fall (Even More) In Love With Your Phone

    You're heading off to college. You have no idea that the next four years of fun will fly by, likely leaving you jobless and in debt. You're unconcerned with nonsense like that — you're ready to achieve your dreams! You're ready to party! You're ready to meet your mate in life! But before you pack up the family van full of clothes, collapsible IKEA furniture and school supplies, there's… Read More

  • The Top 5 iPhone Cases For The College-Bound

    The Top 5 iPhone Cases For The College-Bound

    There you are, full of gumption, standing next to a packed car. You're off to college. You're about to set off into the world to, as they say, make something of yourself. Armed with your trusty iPhone, you'll likely reach your lofty goals. But an iPhone can be more than just a smartphone. With the right case, an iPhone can be a multifunctional tool, converging the power of the Internet with… Read More

  • Back To School 2012: Five Gadgets To Keep You Sane In Your New Dorm Room

    Back To School 2012: Five Gadgets To Keep You Sane In Your New Dorm Room

    What? It's August already? That means (for better or worse) that hordes of freshly-minted college students will soon be starting the next chapter of their lives and moving into dull, cramped dorm rooms in the process. Oh, that description applies to you? Well, congratulations -- you're in for a treat! Before you go too nuts trying to decide which of your possessions will make that trip… Read More

  • Back To School 2012: Welcome To The Whiteboard Jungle

    Back To School 2012: Welcome To The Whiteboard Jungle

    Every year we have a little tradition around TC: a "back to school" series for folks who are either entering college or just leaving the confines of academia for their first job. Our goal in this series is to talk about all the gadgetry, great and small, that would help make that transition a little smoother and, more important, offer some advice from entrepreneurs and business folks who have been… Read More

  • Microsoft Announces Its Back-To-School Promotion: Buy A PC, Get A Free Xbox

    Microsoft Announces Its Back-To-School Promotion: Buy A PC, Get A Free Xbox

    Microsoft, just like Apple, usually runs a major back-to-school promotion every summer that is meant to give students (and their parents) some extra incentives to buy a new computer. The company's just-announced back-to-school deal for the U.S. and Canada is pretty much the same as last year's. A year ago, Microsoft gave students who bought a new PC and Xbox 360 and this year it's doing exactly… Read More

  • Back To School: Trying Our Best To Stay Safe Online In 2010

    Back To School: Trying Our Best To Stay Safe Online In 2010

    Students! As anyone on a Windows machine who has visited good ol' CrunchGear in the past few weeks knows: the Internet can be a dangerous place. There's malware everywhere, dumb, time-wasting YouTube videos are embedded all over the place, and Flash advertisements constantly contrive to steal away your processor cycles. Really, if at all possible, you should just avoid the Internet entirely: it's… Read More

  • Back to School: A 9 energy drink shootout

    Back to School: A 9 energy drink shootout

    Oh man. I don’t think drinking nine different energy drinks over nine days is that healthy. My life expectancy had to be affected. Oh well, it was done in the name of science and CrunchGear. Before this shootout, I was under the impression that all energy drinks taste like piss and gave you the shakes. Some do, but there are definitely better options than others as I found. A couple of… Read More

  • Back-to-School: Social Improvement Tips from Neil Strauss

    Back-to-School: Social Improvement Tips from Neil Strauss

    As you settle back into the dorms and sift through syllabi while searching for drink specials from the local pub, you also should put in some time improving your social life. The fall is a great time to lay a solid foundation of dating success on campus. To provide some tips on turbocharging your dating life, we turned to Neil Strauss, author of the international bestseller The Game: Penetrating… Read More

  • Back-to-School: Advice I'd give myself if I were going to college right now

    Back-to-School: Advice I'd give myself if I were going to college right now

    I’ve been sitting out this Back-to-School season mostly because I’m so far removed from college and my son is only three so I don’t feel sufficiently informed enough to offer any helpful advice to you all when it comes to gear you need in the dorm. However, some of us are old enough to give you general advice. This is assuming that you are a fairly tech savvy nerd – like we… Read More