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  • Engadget Makeover Folds In ‘All The Best Things’ About Gdgt As It Fields More Mainstream Readers

    Engadget Makeover Folds In ‘All The Best Things’ About Gdgt As It Fields More Mainstream Readers

    In just the past couple years, I’ve noticed something: My colleague John Murillo, who shoots and edits video for TechCrunch TV, has increasingly become one of the most popular people in any room he enters. Anywhere we go on the days we shoot video, whether it’s a startup office or just a pub to grab some lunch, everyone wants to strike up a conversation with him to ask about his… Read More

  • Insert Coin: Engadget Is Looking For Some Cool Crowdfunded Projects

    Insert Coin: Engadget Is Looking For Some Cool Crowdfunded Projects

    Our brothers and sisters over at Engadget are holding their first red hot, super exciting conference called Expand in SF in March. The event will feature all the boring, old commercial hardware you could imagine including the latest from all the hardware greats but, more important, they’re also reaching out to a contingent dear to my heart: crowdfunded gadgets. Read More

  • Engadget Hooks Up With gdgt To Power Its Product Modules

    Engadget Hooks Up With gdgt To Power Its Product Modules

    According to a tipster, social product review site gdgt will be expanding its embeddable widget offerings, which have previously included Time’s Techland blog, to a more massive scale on our sister AOL site, Engadget. A screencap of how the integration will work, above. Like TechCrunch’s Crunchbase, gdgt will be syndicating its crowdsourced product data, user review data, Q&A… Read More

  • A Next Generation iPhone Walks Into A Bar…

    A Next Generation iPhone Walks Into A Bar…

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a guy walks into a bar. No, a guy walks into a bar with an iPhone. No, a guy walks into a bar with a next-generation iPhone disguised as a current-generation iPhone. No, a guy walks into a bar with his next-generation iPhone disguised as a current-generation iPhone and leaves it there. Okay, we’ve never heard anything like this before. Yes… Read More

  • Its Social Product Graph Growing, GDGT Ups The Focus On CMMNTS

    The core of gdgt, the gadget database site started last summer by former Engadget leaders Peter Rojas and Ryan Block, is its community. And online, perhaps the most important aspect of community is discussion. A new update to the service puts the focus squarely on just that. Previously, on the homepage, you would see a list of the most discussed products and companies, general discussions… Read More

  • Engadget's Secret New Redesign Revealed!

    Okay, we’ve uncovered Engadget’s big secret: Surprise, redesign! (No, sadly, it’s not a golden heffer or starchild or iPhone-killer.) The new look is quite magazine-like. Look for it to go live shortly. Read More

  • Engadget Teases. Techmeme Responds. TechCrunch Ridicules.

    This message currently graces every page on Engadget. Not sure what they’re up to, but it’s promised to be “awesome awesome stuff,” editor-in-chief Joshua Topolsky tweets. In fact, beyond the in your face teaser promising that, “What’s next is coming now. Stay close.”, Topolsky has been tweeting teasers all night. So Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera decided… Read More

  • Failblog, Engadget, and Joystiq Now Selling Video Ads Through Viddler AdWorks

    Did you know that Failblog serves up 22 million video views per month, and Engadget gets at least 2.3 million monthly views for its gadget videos, while Joystiq gets another 2 million? All three blogs use Viddler, which is now selling ads directly for its top content providers though its just-launched Viddler AdWorks. Advertisers can see a directory of the top three dozen video producers… Read More

  • Engadget's Ryan Block to step down

    TechCrunch is reporting that Ryan Block has plans to step down as editor of Engadget and begin a new start-up with former editor Peter Rojas. No timing has been confirmed. Writes MA: Engadget’s editor-in-chief Ryan Block will be leaving parent company AOL shortly, sources say, to launch a new startup. Partnering with him on the new company will be Peter Rojas, Engadget’s former… Read More

  • Engadget Shanks Apple

    Bloops. After following up on a false lead — essentially a faked internal Apple email — Engadget’s Ryan Block drove Apple stock down 2.2 percent. Let that be a lesson to all of us: just because it says @apple.com at the end of the email doesn’t mean it’s from Steve. Engadget sends Apple stock plunging on iPhone rumor [CNET]
    False alarm: iPhone NOT delayed… Read More

  • Pete Rojas Cuts Lines

    Can you say blogfight? UPDATE – It seems there was no line for the press, but where I was standing there sure seemed like a line. Perhaps there’s no line for people who get the PR folks attention while the rest of the journos stand quietly waiting to be checked in? Read More