Higher capacity Blu-ray discs coming soon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Capture1.JPG" />You might be able to squeeze a little more storage into those Blu-ray discs soon. Sony and Panasonic have been working on

OmniTread: a terrifying, vibrating, go-anywhere snakebot

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68mp7dYUOWU&hl=en_US&fs=1&] It’s not quite as endearing as the (also terrifying) BigDog, but the OmniTread robot does seem pretty useful. T

Handheld PS3 device for fanbois to cuddle at night

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/DSC_0068.jpg" />So here's a somewhat interesting gadget. Instead of converting a PS3 into a hand-held device, a crafty modder named techk

Time to Hibernate: Get 100 classic action films for $45

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/78149.jpg">If you live in a northern climate, tomorrow marks the first real day of hunkering down for the cold, cold winter with nothing

Acer's Aspire One officially gets a little spec bump

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/aacer1.jpg" />Hold on to your hats, folks! It's a doozy. Wait... I'm being told it's actually a minor, but significant, change to an Acer

Unassuming cap sports hidden camcorder

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/SpyCamCap_08_640x.jpg">Pardon me, miss? I’d just like to tell you that I think your hat is fly. Dope, even. Too bad you’ll never reme

TenYears: The Biggest Product Flops of the Decade

It’s almost January 1st, 2010 and we’ve been mulling over our favorites of 2009 – and the previous decade. Here we present another installment of our “TenYears” list. We already did the bigg

Recognizing XM Channel 202's excellence, 2009 edition

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/award.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/12/16/satellite-radio-in-2008-what-a-year/">Last year</a>'s Satellite Radio Awards w

From A Geek's Geek: Daniel Raffel's Favorite New Projects, Products and Features of 2009

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/cp_1262305045_66254v2-max-250x250-165x200.png" width="165" height="200" /><em>When <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/daniel-raffel">Da

Gruber on the Tablet

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/scaled.2320018061_3e8bb69ab6.jpg" />Good old John Gruber. While the rest of <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/28/rumor-john-bigg

Mountain Dew and Pepsi Throwback bring real sugar back to sodas once again

They’re baaaack! I just spotted the greatest beverages on Earth in my local Rite Aid while shopping for New Year’s Eve refreshments. The last I heard, Pepsi discontinued the Throwback li

Snuggle Suit: It’s a robe with pants

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/snuggle.jpg">If you’ve been following Snuggie news as closely as I have, you’ll definitely have noticed that most, if not all, Snuggi

Wibiya's Powerful Web-Based Toolbar Adds Twitter, Facebook, And Video Chat To Any Site

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/wibiya.jpg" width="208" height="79" /> There's no shortage of web-based interactive toolbars to choose from. This week, a new startup

ExtraLives Zelda marathon is happening now

http://www.ustream.tv/flash/live/1/615375Online video chat by Ustream These dudes are doing a 48 hour Zelda marathon for Free the Children. They’re playing Faces of Evil (the CDi version, which

Pine Trail equipped Acer 532h netbook specs leak for all to see

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/4229729394_b35750cffa_o.jpg">In my humble opinion, conventional wisdom should dictate that any netbook that’s still sporting a 1024x600

Top 10 MobileCrunch Posts of 2009

Ever wonder what stories of 2009 the people of the Internet found most interesting? I can’t really help you there, but I can tell you which stories on MobileCrunch got the most pageviews. Now, y

The Known Universe by the AMHN put to the music of Muse

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPy0cEzUNgs&hl=en_US&fs=1&] It’s New Year’s Eve and you’re stuck in front of a computer. Sorry, bub. You might as well turn you

In-game item in Entropia Universe kinda sorta bought for US$330,000

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/eu.png" />This story is not nearly as interesting as I was led to believe. Some guy bought something in the online game <i>Entropia Unive

Is Asus killing off the Eee Stick?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/asus_eee_stick2.jpg">The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/08/07/asus-makes-bizarro-wiimote-for-pc-use-the-eee-stick/">Asus Eee Sti

The Google Countdown Reveals Its Explosively Colorful Secret

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/fireworks3-215x197.png" width="215" height="197" />A few weeks ago we wrote about a mysterious Easter Egg on Google's homepage that we dubbed
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