• Happy Birthday, LISA!

    Is it ironic that this $10,000 computer only sold 10,000 units? Released on January 19, 1983, LISA (Local Integrated Software Architecture) was a gigantic flop, but paved the way for the success of the Apple Macintosh, which paved the way for the success of the MacBook, which paved the way for the success of the iPhone, which paved the way for the success of the Apple Tablet! Read More

  • Happy Birthday, Linus Torvalds!

    Guys! Sshhhhh! Listen. It was Linus “Linux” Torvalds birthday yesterday and we forgot to buy him a present. What we need to do is give him so more market share in the desktop OS market so here’s what we’re going to do: we’re all going to install and learn out to use Linux, even you guys back there running Windows 7. Just free up a little disk space –… Read More

  • Happy Birthday, Devin

    Right now Devin is probably doing Everclear shots and dancing the Macarena with an old woman in a pantsuit because it’s his birthday! That’s right, our own Devin Coldewey just turned 18 and he’s legal, ladies. If you see him tonight buy him a Fuzzy Nipple on CrunchGear. Read More

  • Steve Jobs is 54

    Happy happy! Safari is 4 and Steve Jobs is 54. The beloved head of Apple is eleven years away from retirement (hang in there!) and hopefully he’s going to make it through to another 54 years – he’s probably got a great health plan, after all. All kidding aside, it’s rare to find such a galvanizing figure in business. When they write the history of the 20th and 21st… Read More

  • Happy Birthday, Dear CrunchGear

    Today is our second birthday. Our cake is a little bare, as you see, so tune in tomorrow for the first of our 10 Days of CrunchGear celebration giveaways and drink a cold one in our honor tonight. Thanks for reading us and thanks for making this the greatest two years of my life. Except for the herpes. That sucked. Read More

  • Happy Birthday, John Biggs!

    Hey CrunchGear readers! Let’s give a shout out to our Fearless Leader, who’s celebrating his 33rd birthday today. John is the rubber cement that keeps CrunchGear going. He’s the cheese to our macaroni. He’s the glowstick to our sweaty, high-on-ecstasy raver. He’s the Dre to our Snoop. He’s the Hawaiian Punch in our lunchboxes. The Wayne to our Garth. The fire… Read More

  • Kid gets real Mario Party… awwwww

    Audrey loves her kids very much. For her son Tanner’s birthday she created a Mario-themed party complete with cool invitations, costumes, coin boxes and even Koopa decorations. She bought green and red hats, marked them with L and M, and made funny mustaches. She then bought some goodie bags and even made a supercool cake with Mario on it. Let’s just say nobody ever made me a… Read More

  • TXT MSG is 15 today

    saRAH STFU ALL OF UZZ….IM REALY CONFUSEDDDDD RYT NAW SUM OF U SAY VAGUR IZ GOOD ND SUM SAY IPHONE ROCKZ….OMGG!!!! FUK U IM GTN IPHONE! This is a perfect example of how a pubescent teen spells these days. Hell, saRAH is probably a 20-something. What are you even trying to say? I’m so confused. Sure, this sort of exchange is fine over SMS, but when it crosses into the classroom… Read More

  • Blogging Turns Ten This Year

    Happy birthday to you, you escaped from a zoo, you look like a monkey, and you smell like one too — HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BLOGGING! Although difficult to pinpoint the exact moment in time that blogging’s Big Bang occured, it is widely believed to have happened about ten years ago with Jorn Barger‘s Robot Wisdom website. I’m not exactly sure how the Wall Street Journal… Read More

  • Windows Turns 21 Years Old, Crashes 25m Times A Day

    Love it or hate it, you and I both know that Microsoft Windows is the world’s #1 desktop operating system. Today Windows turns 21 years old and to celebrate, we’re taking it out to the local pub to get hammered. Connected Internet has put together a great list of facts about Windows to celebrate its birthday. Some highlights include: “Between 1986 and 1996… Read More