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  • MakerBot Celebrates the Opening of a 50k Square Foot Brooklyn Factory

    Take A Peek At The Inner Workings Of MakerBot’s New Brooklyn Factory

    Brooklyn-based MakerBot is a darling of the 3D printing community, and it recently moved into its new digs in Sunset Park, so the crew can more efficiently build and ship their shiny new Replicator 2 and 2X printers. Call it a classic case of growing pains -- once demand for 3D printers started picking up, the MakerBot team soon found themselves aching for even more space to work in, and we got… Read More

  • Brooklyn Watches: You Know, From Brooklyn

    Brooklyn Watches: You Know, From Brooklyn

    These watches are based on vintage classics and remade by a young man in New York's favorite borough, Brooklyn. The designer, David Sokosh, slaps a huge Unitas movement into new cases and then pops on new hands and a face. He sells some of them at Brooklyn Flea and a few online, but obviously these are limited editions. They range from $400 to $1,200. Handsome? Check. Unique? Check. Clever? Read More

  • Steve Jobs talks to Brooklyn borough prez about maybe a nice Apple Store, maybe a little pastrami?

    http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=10785862&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 An Apple Store Grows in Brooklyn from Marty Markowitz on Vimeo. Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn’s out-sized borough president, sent an email to Steve Jobs asking, in no uncertain terms, for an Apple store, probably down in Red Hook by the… Read More

  • Look, GadgetTrak caught an evil iMac thief in Brooklyn!

    Look, GadgetTrak caught an evil iMac thief in Brooklyn!

    Years ago, I read an article in 2600 describing a system that would track down your stolen laptop. Presumably it was all open source software, I can't remember. GadgetTrak, which is a company that can track down your stolen gadgets, including Mac/PC, iPhone, BlackBerry, and WinMo phone, has a fun success story that'll kill a few minutes. Read More

  • Win a Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR from pingg by taking a picture of Brooklyn!

    Win a Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR from pingg by taking a picture of Brooklyn!

    So here’s a pretty easy contest for anyone living in or around Brooklyn, NY. Online invitation purveyor pingg (akin to evite, but way cooler) is currently seeking submissions for their Brooklyn-themed photography gallery. The finalists from the submissions will have their work showcased in a Designer Series gallery that’s dedicated to Brooklyn. So what does that mean for you? Read More

  • Attention NYC: Wiimbledon 2008 at Barcade in BK on June 7

    Attention NYC: Wiimbledon 2008 at Barcade in BK on June 7

    Look here, New Yorkers, June 7th in Brooklyn at Barcade marks the second coming of Wiimbledon. Details are far and few between at the moment, but I just wanted to give you the heads up. An open bar will be sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery and Prince is providing a gaggle of prizes along with Brunswick. Registration will open up a week prior, June 2, and will be online with 128 spots. More details as… Read More

  • Swap files between two iPods with miShare

    Swap files between two iPods with miShare

    A Brooklyn, NY startup named miShare, has created a product, which could bring back the mating ritual of mixtape-swapping (but a modern version of it). The gadget allows you to swap music, photos, and anything else you can fit on your iPod. Instead wasting a CD on a paternal love interest, you simply attach your iPods to the miShare to transfer your mix. Depending on their iPod and setup, they may… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: New Yorkers go for Guinness World Record this Thursday at Barcade

    CrunchArcade: New Yorkers go for Guinness World Record this Thursday at Barcade

    Guinness World Records invites you, gamer, to Barcade in Brooklyn this Thursday, April 10, to try to break five world records. You’ll be shooting for a fastest time in Ms. Pac-Man; fastest time in Tapper; highest Out-Run score; highest Ghosts & Goblins (good luck with that, one of the hardest games I’ve ever played); and high Donkey Kong score without using a hammer. Truly… Read More

  • Steel Cake watches: Silly name, cool watches

    Steel Cake watches: Silly name, cool watches

    Need a new watch and have about $175 lying about? Take a look at Steel Cake. These things are designed by two Pratt graduates and the company is based in Brooklyn, so you know you’re getting good old American design know-how with your watch. The chrono, pictured here, looks pretty cool, and they also have an oversized military piece and something called the Tank which looks like a tank… Read More

  • An Apple grows in Brooklyn

    An Apple grows in Brooklyn

    I never though about it before, but Apple doesn’t have a store in Brooklyn. Considering how popular Brooklyn is and the amount of Apple users you can find anywhere you look, it would be a perfect match for the company. Now, in a move that is sure to please Brooklynites, the NY Post is reporting that the Madison Retail Group is trying to get a space in a brand new condo building for an Apple… Read More