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  • Since Photos Are Boring Without Filters, Glassagram Will Spice Up Your Google Glass Pics

    Since Photos Are Boring Without Filters, Glassagram Will Spice Up Your Google Glass Pics

    Thanks to Instagram, we rarely see photos taken from camera phones without some type of filter on it. Even Twitter’s photo service uses Aviary to drop an earthy overlay or black-and-white treatment onto your digital masterpiece. Google Glass users aren’t going to be left out of this craze thanks to an app aptly named Glassagram. Again, this is the type of app that we’re seeing… Read More

  • Adding Photo Filters Doesn’t Mean That Twitter Will Cancel Out Instagram

    Adding Photo Filters Doesn’t Mean That Twitter Will Cancel Out Instagram

    Nick Bilton of the New York Times is reporting that Twitter is working on adding filters for photos to its product. This is clearly an attempt to add to its current capability to upload photos. At first blush, you will think that this is purely a defensive move against Facebook and Instagram. While that might be partially true, adding filters to photos does not cancel out Instagram whatsoever. Read More

  • Tumblr Puts More Focus On Photos With Photoset, Its New Standalone iOS App

    Tumblr Puts More Focus On Photos With Photoset, Its New Standalone iOS App

    Tumblr is a company that has built a platform that seemingly morphs every single time I visit it. One of the most popular features of the service is its ability to share photos, and then of course watch them spread throughout the network quickly. Today, Tumblr announced a new standalone photo-sharing app called "Photoset", which allows you to group some pictures together, share them on a web… Read More

  • CrunchGear Japan Meet-up: Great success

    CrunchGear Japan Meet-up: Great success

    Our first TechCrunch/CrunchGear meetup in Tokyo (TechCrunch Japan is one of Japan's main blogs) yesterday night was a blast. Peter Ha was in town and over 100 people attended the event on very short notice, including representatives from Yahoo Japan, telecommunications giants KDDI and NTT, Opera, MySpace Japan, mobile social network GREE and many more. Japan's super blogger Danny Choo also joined… Read More

  • Pre-inauguration pictures via The Big Picture

    Pre-inauguration pictures via The Big Picture

    We Americans are about to have every angle of the inauguration shoved down our eye sockets. Nevermind that 'cause The Big Picture has 31 stellar pictures from around the nation showing how everyone is preparing for the event. Didja know that the new moon buggy will participate in the parade? And that Legoland constructed a presidential inauguration scene complete with the swearing-in? Those pics… Read More

  • CrunchImage: World's Tallest Man Dwarves Tiny Cellphone

    CrunchImage: World's Tallest Man Dwarves Tiny Cellphone

    You think typing on your cellphone’s keypad is hard? Try making a call as Leonid Stadnyk. The world’s tallest man is 8-feet 5.5-inches. That is tall. That is very, very tall. He lives in the Ukraine and works as an animal surgeon. Cool. But just look at how hard it is for him to use a cellphone. Poor guy. Someone get him, like, 12 iPhone’s networked together, with each one being… Read More

  • More Color iPod Shuffle Info

    More Color iPod Shuffle Info

    Vince wrote this morning that Apple had released an onslaught of colored 2G iPod Shuffles. Well we’ve got a bit more information for you. In addition to having a bunch of high-res pics of the new orange Shuffle, Apple Insider is reporting that the new Shuffle Colors include a pair of updated earbuds. They are the same buds that have been included with other iPod models for some time. There… Read More

  • Wiimote Goes All Internal

    When I was about eleven years old, I received my first keyboard (the musical kind). It was a Casio SK-5, notable in that it could hold up to four digital samples, recorded via the on-board mic or from a handheld to the mic port. One of the first things I did was take it apart. I wanted to know how it worked. I didn’t know what was what, but it sparked a life-long love of seeing the guts of… Read More