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  • Top 10 Most "Popular" U.S. mobile phones in Dec. 2008

    Top 10 Most "Popular" U.S. mobile phones in Dec. 2008

    Disclaimer: The following information is based on “popularity,” as in not cold hard sales stats since that info is not made available by either mobile carriers or manufacturers (and therefore, the rankings below are subjective). The ranking information (below) is provided by AvianResearch L.L.C. and is culled from its Monthly Retail Store Survey where it surveys 100 service reps… Read More

  • 10 reasons to buy a Kindle 2… and 10 reasons not to

    10 reasons to buy a Kindle 2… and 10 reasons not to

    Having used both Kindles 1 and 2, I thought it would helpful to list where the new Kindle excels and where it falters. The dead tree book will never die – I think it will even have more longevity and popularity than the boutique appreciation of vinyl records – but our generation will be the last to use “books” as our primary reading systems. Expect ebooks to hit colleges… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Top Ten Video Game Ninjas

    CrunchArcade: Top Ten Video Game Ninjas

    For as long as ninjas have existed, kids (and secretly adults) have been pretending to be them. I personally was a ninja for Halloween three years running. But because not all of us are sneaky and murderous, sometimes the only way to get that ninja feeling was to grab a controller and get shuriken-ing. Bear in mind this is not a list of the top ten ninja games, but a list of the killer… Read More

  • Top 10 iPhone games we'd love to see

    Top 10 iPhone games we'd love to see

    With rumors of iPhone SDKs and games coming fast and furious from GDC we decided to figure out which games we’d like to see ported to the iPhone post-haste. Add your own in comments. 10. Solitaire – Oh wait, it’s already out. It’s a third-party app called iSolitaire and kicks huge ass. Read More

  • Star Trek gadgets IRL

    Star Trek gadgets IRL

    Top ten lists! What would we do without ye? SlipperyBrick (Motto: “The website that sounds like loose stool”) posted 10 cute items that were popularized by Star Trek and eventually came to fruition. They include the touchscreen, the computer disk, and, interestingly, Spock’s space coffin. I wanted so hard to put a virginity joke in here, but I didn’t. Trekkies have… Read More

  • Top 10 Geeky babes

    Top 10 Geeky babes

    What do we at CrunchGear love more than gadgets? Besides booze. Women. Hot women. Geeks disguised as hot women to be exact. It seems there’s a list of whose who in babelicous geekdom each year and we welcome that and we know you do to. Enough of the jibber jabber, right? I present to you this year’s top 10: hottest women in tech, according to Askmen.com. Read More

  • Top 10 product failures

    Here’s a great list comprised of tech and food failures from the last 50 or so years. I don’t even remember some of these things, but I’m sure the old farts in the audience will be able to tell me what they were. What’s Betamax? The IBM PC Jr.? WTF?! Hop on over and check them out and leave your thoughts in comments. Maybe I’ll learn something today. Is there… Read More

  • The Ten Hardest PC Games Of All Time

    While browsing Phillyist today, I came across a rather good article on the ten hardest PC games of all time. It’s a no-brainer that there are plenty of tough games out there. I mean, anyone who played the puzzle games from Sierra (King’s Quest, Space Quest, Island of Dr. Brain) knows how frustrating some of the puzzles in those titles can be. Custom PC tends to side with a… Read More

  • Top Ten Cool Potential Surface Gadgets

    Top Ten Cool Potential Surface Gadgets


    Just to beat a dead horse into the ground, here are our top ten picks for potential Surface interactvity gadgets, in no particular order. 1. Zune — Clearly the Zune is a no-brainer for the Surface device. You drop on your player, connect wirelessly (for the first time since you bought it, even!) and start caring and sharing your music and movies. What could be cooler? Come on, iPod. Read More