polls

  • Do you still have a landline?

    A simple question: do you still have a landline telephone, or do you exclusively use a cellphone nowadays? Maybe you use both? I ask because there’s some question as to whether or not all these election polls are accurate. Several of them only call people who have landlines, which excludes people who exclusively use cellphones—young voters and the tech-savvy (you guys), I’m… Read More

  • Poll: Reality TV or niche-specific social networks?

    Announcing FederalContractor.us, a social network for federal contractors. Yes, you read that correctly. You know, when reality TV started getting really big, many thought that it’d only be a matter of time before people started realizing that they were watching the same premise over and over and over again. However, it seems that there’s no end in sight for reality TV. Every… Read More

  • Poll: Brit men would forego sex for big-assed HDTVs

    [photopress:fujitsu_hs10_plasma_Sale.jpg,full,left]When asked, nearly half the men in the UK would give up sex for six months if the reward was a 50-inch plasma TV. What’s worse, many likely have, if you think about it. Now I feel really bad about the time I got some action at Fry’s. Half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV [Yahoo! News] Read More

  • The CrunchGear Tech Presidential Primaries


    In honor of TechCrunch’s fiercely debated Tech President Endorsements, we present the CrunchGear Tech Presidential Primary. Read on for brief descriptions of our top candidates and a chance to vote. Read More

  • Cloverfield: Sucks or really sucks?

    It’s a long holiday weekend, you guys might be going to the movies and you might go watch Cloverfield and then want to warn others. Tell us what you thought because I couldn’t stand it. Feel free to spoil the whole thing in comments because there wasn’t much to spoil — except that I actually would have preferred to either see 27 Dresses instead or, barring that, stab out… Read More

  • Best.Keynote.Ever?

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  • Zune, iPod camps fudge numbers in WSJ voting poll

    Ah, there’s nothing better than passionate users. The Wall Street Journal recently ran a holiday poll asking "Which of these items are you most likely to purchase as a gift?" The iPod and Zune were two of the choices and when the final numbers had been tallied, the iPod received 62% of the vote and "in a highly improbable move, Zune surged from less than 1% through most… Read More

  • Americans say the darndest things: Government should control web video, no to brain implants


    463 Communications and Zogby International ran a poll asking Americans what they thought of the Internet. The results, obviously, are not surprising. First, 24% found that the Internet could replace their sig. other, which is just fine. The Internet, for example, has already replace my aunts and uncles. It’s only a matter of time before it replaces Maw Maw and Pap Pap. Some other… Read More

  • Mobile Video Watchers: Stand and Be Counted

    Nielsen, the media monitoring company famous for letting Alf stay on the air as long as it did, is now measuring mobile media eyeballs and boy is it getting some juicy info. For starters: Eight million persons 12 and older viewed video on their mobile phone (this excludes videos created with a phone’s camcorder function) Read More

  • We're All Pirates

    A study of 2,600 Americans — not a representative sample, I suspect — discovered that a full 18 percent of them pirate movies. What does this mean? It means, by extrapolation, that there are 25 million filthy, horrible downloaders out there. Of that grouping, only a miniscule number used download services like CinemaNow or Amazon Unbox while 80 percent used peer-to-peer piracy… Read More