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  • ProductWiki: Your guide to gear works great with CrunchGear

    ProductWiki: Your guide to gear works great with CrunchGear

    There are a lot of gadgets and consumer electronics we’ve talked about here. In fact, we’re getting close to our 16,500th post. That’s a lot of blogging, but more importantly it’s a lot of gear. We’re fetishists, so we’re able to keep most of it straight in our heads, but what about you, the non-obsessives? Meet ProductWiki, a new user-organized and… Read More

  • Marvel goes digital

    Marvel goes digital


    This came from the comic books I did when I was in grade school. Hot, non? Superman, Spiderman, Satan Horse, Green Ant, and my personal favorite — the Charles In Charge Illustrated Graphic Novel: Charles Gets Drunk may have all gotten us through some tough times in grade school, but kids of the future won’t be able to feel the ink rubbing off on their fingers and the flimsy… Read More

  • Playboy Launches College-Only Social Networking Site

    Playboy Launches College-Only Social Networking Site

    In order to combat sluggish sales, Playboy has recently launched Playboy U, a social networking site just for college students. Remember when Facebook was just for college students? Well Playboy U is sorta like that. Read More

  • 8coupons.com For The Win

    8coupons.com For The Win

    Web 2.0 is in full-throttle and it’s becoming increasingly harder to start a great website. Luckily for 8coupons.com, they offer a service that any working class person will love. Coupons and discounts from local business are offered up for you. You can send them to your cellphone and sign up for alerts when new coupons are being offered. However, the site is currently invite only and… Read More

  • Time's 50 Best Websites of 2007

    Time's 50 Best Websites of 2007

    Time has just released its list of the best websites of 2007 and the results look good. The most creative and useful websites in existence today are now compiled into an article detailing what makes each one so useful. Sites like Linkedin, Twitter, and ING Direct made the cut, as well as other blogs in Arts & Leisure, Audio & Video, News & Info, Social Networks, and Web… Read More

  • OpenDNS Honcho David Ulevitch Profiled in NYT

    OpenDNS Honcho David Ulevitch Profiled in NYT


    Would you buy DNS from this man? Well, you don’t have to. We love us some OpenDNS. It’s useful — the new “short-cut” feature and pR0n blocking are great to keep us undistracted and working — its CEO, David Ulevitch, was a really cool guy. Plus the kid is only 25. Well, John “The Animal” Markoff wrote all about him and his company. It’s… Read More

  • GrandCentral Acquired By Google: Please Don't Take Away My Free Really Good Voicemail!

    GrandCentral Acquired By Google: Please Don't Take Away My Free Really Good Voicemail!

    My family is a GrandCentral family. We’re all like “Hey, honey, GrandCentral me!” and my wife is all like “I just GrandCentralled your mother. And your son just GrandCentralled in his diaper.” That’s how we roll. We love the service, which is part secretary, part answering machine, and part forwarding service. Check it out. When I signed up, they were giving… Read More

  • iPhone Madness Decoded: It's All Very Freudian

    iPhone Madness Decoded: It's All Very Freudian

    Like many of you, I was reading lots of iPhone coverage over the weekend and I hoped for death. However, if you’d like to see the truth behind the coverage, feel free to use our Freudian Decoder to figure out what the reviewers/writers/pundits/Macbois are really saying. Yes, friends, sometimes a cigar isn’t just a cigar. iPhone Decoder Read More

  • SimpleWeather Makes Time's Top 25 Websites

    SimpleWeather Makes Time's Top 25 Websites

    How quickly they grow up. Our little Vince Veneziani’s website, SimpleWeather.com, made it to the top 25 websites Time magazine’s editors can’t live without. How cool is that? Little Vince thought up SimpleWeather while trying to make some granny porn and wanted to see what the weather was like in Boston — a real hotspot when it comes to granny porn. The resulting… Read More

  • Introducing the NetVibes CrunchGear Universe

    Introducing the NetVibes CrunchGear Universe


    NetVibes is a really cool RSS/widget service that lets you make a drag-and-drop environment with plenty of AJAXy goodness. The nice folks at NetVibes gave us our own “Universe,” a customized home page where we can show folks what we love. Included on the page are some Flickr searches, a few RSS feeds from competing Web sites and lots of orange. Check it out. CrunchGear Universe Read More

  • T-MobileSignal: Unauthorized T-Mobile Forum Just Begging for a C&D

    T-MobileSignal: Unauthorized T-Mobile Forum Just Begging for a C&D

    More power to the cats over at T-MobileSignal, but they better get that TMo pink off of their forum or the Germans are going to blitz their inbox. Essentially, this is a fairly lively T-Mobile forum that answered some burning questions for some of our readers, so let’s all go over and wish them the best of luck. However, as Vincent at MyiPhone found out, trademark lawyers don’t… Read More

  • TheGadgetLocker Announces iPod Recycling Program

    TheGadgetLocker Announces iPod Recycling Program

    Guess what kids. TheGadgetLocker.com is now offering an iPod Recycling Program where you can dispose of your broken or aging iPod. TheGadgetLocker provides all the shipping labels, so you don’t pay a cent. Plus, you’ll receive $20 in reward points for sending in your iPod. The goal of the program is for consumers to become aware of TheGadgetLocker.com’s merchandise, while… Read More

  • The Complete N00B's Guide to Grand Central

    The Complete N00B's Guide to Grand Central

    Michael has just posted an extremely detailed guide to Grand Central, one of our favorite web/phone services. The guide includes all the secret button presses that we forgot to read about in the online manual and breaks down the service into easy to understand chunks. The center of the Grand Central universe is your Grand Central phone number. This is (theortically) the last phone number you… Read More

  • WeFi: I'M IN YER ROUTERZ, CHATTIN YER DEKSTOP

    WeFi: I'M IN YER ROUTERZ, CHATTIN YER DEKSTOP

    Let’s all make a Web 2.0 gadget company, shall we? Please pick one item from column A and one from column B. Heck. Pick a few. A B Social Networking Handhelds Ajax-enabled Monkey Cages Buddy-list toting Trashcans XML Feed Using Goat Farms Ultra Simple Routers Interactive, Sensing Weather Station VoIP MP3 Players with Vibration Read More

  • Missing Girl Website Gets Millions Of Hits

    Missing Girl Website Gets Millions Of Hits

    Poor Madeleine McCann has been missing since May 3, when she was taken from her hotel resort in Portugal. Since her abduction, supporters have set up a Web site, www.findmadeleine.com, in an effort to spread the news. Appeal posters and an e-mail chain letter are available from the site for people who want to help out. Normally, chain letters are usually ignored and do no good to helping… Read More

  • Amazon Scoops Up dpreview

    Amazon Scoops Up dpreview


    Every photographer’s favorite digital camera review site has been acquired by Amazon and I’m not quite sure how I feel about it. DPReview is known for its uncompromising reviews of the latest digital cameras. What does this mean for dpreview and should we be expecting a major overhaul? I sure hope there aren’t any changes, but dpreview founder Phil Askey hopes this will… Read More

  • Tubearoo.com Predicting Death Of Basic Cable?

    http://www.tubearoo.com/player/spiked_player.swf?file=http://www.tubearoo.com/videocodes/84608/data.xml&auto_play=false Tubearoo.com, a popular(?) video-sharing site, shot out a press release today with an interesting statistic about the growing number of people viewing streaming video that I took extreme liberties with when I wrote the headline. According to the National Cable… Read More

  • Blackberry Curve Official Website Up

    Blackberry Curve Official Website Up

    Yesterday I told you that the Blackberry 8300 is now officially the Blackberry Curve. Just a heads up that today, the new Curve website is up at www.blackberrycurve.com and it’s got all the info and sexy pictures you need to get your Crackberry fix. Now if only the damn thing was in stores, we’d all be happy. Official Site Read More

  • eBuddy Lets You Access Your IM from Anything

    eBuddy Lets You Access Your IM from Anything

    While there are software apps that will already let you use multiple IM programs, the Dutch have now made it possible to chat from virtually any computer or mobile device. eBuddy provides Web and mobile instant messaging services, enabling you to chat with your MSN, Yahoo and AIM contacts without actually having to download or install any software. Read the rest at MobileCrunch… Read More

  • Ebay Widgets: Share Your Auctions With More than Just Nigerian Scammers and the Elderly

    http://www.podtech.net/player/podtech-player.swf?bc=59ffa73f-fa0a-4441-a71d-28e7d425017f Well here’s a bit of news from eBay I can get behind. I’ve all but given up on eBay at this point — I’ve just stopped selling stuff there because of numerous scam experiences — but this is something I could use. It’s a new flash widget that lets you show any number… Read More