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  • Google Phone Prototypes to Manufacturers; To Offer Free Service?

    Google Phone Prototypes to Manufacturers; To Offer Free Service?

    Google apparently has an issue with charging consumers money. Let’s face it, the world’s largest search giant isn’t a search engine, it’s an ad machine. A perfectly targeted one, at that: you tell it what you’re looking for, it offers up commercial options for your perusal. It’s a great idea. Read More

  • Free Full Version Magazines For iPhone Users

    Free Full Version Magazines For iPhone Users

    Texterity.com is offering over 20 free magazines to iPhone users, all wrapped up in a glorious interface programmed specifically for the device. Each magazine is shown in its entirety and the service doesn’t require any special software or plugins to view. All this goodness is free while the digital magazine interface is in beta. No word yet on pricing after the beta period ends. Texterity… Read More

  • Free Phone Calls: Why Pay For Something If You Can Get It For Free?

    Free Phone Calls: Why Pay For Something If You Can Get It For Free?

    Cheapskates that we are, people are always trying to find deals, like, say, being able to make phone calls for free. Yes, that works. Over at the Times, David Pogue bravely looked at several services that offer, in one way or another, free phone calls. Skype we already know, so who cares. But there’s three other services that seem neat: Jajah.com, T-Mobile’s HotSpot@Home and Ooma. Read More

  • Apple Employees Start Receiving Their Free iPhones

    Apple Employees Start Receiving Their Free iPhones

    Let us bow before Almighty Apple. Who could forget when word hit that Apple was going to give all of its full-time employees free iPhones? Those iPhones are now arriving, thank goodness. Several employees report that they’ve received their iPhone and are now instantly happier: those who were bald now have full heads of hair and those who were frail are now strong. Everyone has to pay for… Read More

  • Get a Free iPhone Condom if You Have an iPhone

    Get a Free iPhone Condom if You Have an iPhone

    Did you just get your iPhone? Want to put it in a little cozy? Wrappers has 50 of their little iPod condom thingies to give away provided you have proof of iPhone ownership. Wrappers’ covers are designed for using your Apple iPhone in its natural state. To use your iPhone, you remove the cover. Read More

  • 33 Free Ways to Watch TV Online

    33 Free Ways to Watch TV Online

    You can’t throw a stone on the Internet without hitting at least half a dozen video sharing Web sites. Mashable, which covers social networks and the like, put together a list of 33 different, totally free ways to watch TV and other video online. The list includes the usual suspects like YouTube and Joost (where’s Break.com?) but there’s also several lesser known ones. Be sure to… Read More

  • Fring Coming To Windows Mobile Devices

    Fring is getting ready to announce that the free VoIP service will be coming to Windows Mobile devices, but I felt like spilling the beans and letting you all know first. Let the Fringing begin! Fring Read More

  • OpenDNS Now Keeps Babies Safe From Boobies

    OpenDNS Now Keeps Babies Safe From Boobies

    Fans of OpenDNS — everyone at CG uses it, I know that much — will now be able to block pornographic sites with the click of a button. The service uses St. Bernard’s iGuard, a service that apparently scours the web for PR()N so you don’t have to. While this might rankle some folks at work, it could be a great way to make sure junior stops with the underpants party at… Read More

  • Do you ooVoo?

    Do you ooVoo?

    There are plenty of ways to video conference on the Internets, but the new service ooVoo lets you do just a little bit more than the other options. You can have one-on-one chats or talk with up to six people at once, with everyone on screen simultaneously. Like IM, you can send text messages and files. If you try to call someone and there’s no answer, you can leave a text, voice or video… Read More

  • DivX Pro is Free Today

    DivX Pro is Free Today

    Want DivX Pro Mac for free? Of course you do, who doesn’t? Today is special for some reason because the folks at DivX have lost their collective minds. Head on over now and download Pro. Not only do you get the DivX player, but you also get DivX Converter and DivX Pro Codec. Make sure you do it today because it won’t be free tomorrow. Thank me later. Oh and Windows users are privy as… Read More

 
  • Free Steam Games For ATI Card Holders

    Free Steam Games For ATI Card Holders

    Nothing beats free stuff. Whether it’s a free ice cream cone or a free iPod, both are just so, so sweet. Those of you who still shell out $1000 a year to upgrade your PC for games will be happy to know that Valve and ATI have struck a bit of a deal that runs in your favor. Owners of ATI RadeonT graphics cards will be able to download free games from Valve’s Steam service. So you have a… Read More

  • Joost Adds Turner Broadcasting Content, Open For All

    Joost Adds Turner Broadcasting Content, Open For All

    First, the big news: as of today, existing users of Joost — everyone’s favorite TV thing that no one quite understands but everyone wants — can share invites with their friends. If you know someone who wants Joost, you can now give it to them. That kicks ass. Joost is also now offering content from Turner Broadcasting System for download over Joost. The deal includes programming… Read More

  • FON, Time Warner Cable Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Official

    FON, Time Warner Cable Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Official

    Rumor becomes reality. Straight outta Madrid, Spain comes word that Time Warner Cable has inked a deal with Wi-Fi community FON allowing TWC subscribers to become FON community members and create FON access points with their home or business broadband connection. If you’re not familiar with FON, the idea is that you share your Wi-Fi with other community members and in return you can use… Read More

  • Google 411: Hello? Operator?

    Google 411: Hello? Operator?

    Google Labs has just quietly launch a new 411 service accessible by dialing 1-800-GOOG-411. Michael at TechCrunch writes: The product is completely automated and there is no way to talk to a human for additional or clarifying information. You tell it your city and state, and then ask for a specific business or business category. In my tests the product was excellent. Although the voice recognition… Read More

  • See? I Told You The PS3 Is The Best Console Ever!

    See? I Told You The PS3 Is The Best Console Ever!

    Oh wait. What’s that noise? Is that the sound of Nintendo Wii owners whining and pouting? My goodness! Keep it down! Just because 100 lucky people who lined up to get a PS3 got a free 45-inch Sony Bravia LCD TV doesn’t mean you should be poor sports. I mean, doesn’t the Wii come with like a wrist-strap or something cool like that? But all fun and games aside, 100 people really… Read More

  • Free Scramby, Porn

    Free Scramby, Porn

    Made you look! The folks at Scramby offered us three free copies of Scramby as well as its suite of audio applications. The first three people who email me at contest at crunchgear dot com with the subject “SCRAMBY” get the download key. Previously: Let Out The Voices In Your Head With Scramby UPDATE – All three are gone. Thanks for entering! Read More

  • Free Movies From AOL

    Free Movies From AOL

    AOL is really trying to push its new video service, blandly dubbed “AOL Video,” to the masses. If you mosey on over to this URL, there’s complete instructions and information on beta testing and getting a free movie. You best hurry though, as the offer expires…today! Welcome to the AOL Video Movie Download Beta Test! [AOL] Read More

  • Mobio Mobile Lifestyle Portal: Useful Web Services On Your Cell

    Cingular’s 3G network allows me to do much more with my mobile handset, such as take advantage of services like JuiceCaster and MyWaves. Mobio Networks now joins that group with its GetMobio product. GetMobio is a free service you can download to your cell phone that loads you up with 50 dynamic applications and widgets that work together and are based on mash-ups of Web services. And as new… Read More

  • Skype 2.5 For Mac Ready To Download

    in the mail and today the Internet-communications company goes and drops a new version of the free app for Mac OS X users: Skype 2.5. The beta’s been around since mid-November, but the final version was officially released today. And aside from a slightly updated look, there’s a new birthday reminder feature and the abilities to send SMS messages to any mobile phone in the world and… Read More

  • Free iPhone*

    Free iPhone*

    …and by offering up all of your private information you can get one! All you have to do is click ad spam on one of thousands of websites. Remember, however, you probably won’t get one because it’s all based on availability and the fact that skeezy outfits like this are preying on your ignorance. Fulfillment may be delayed based on availability. Once you have completed the Program… Read More