What would life after Microsoft look like? Think LEGO.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/open_doormic.jpg" />It's not like Microsoft is going to be disappearing any time soon, especially with the success of the <a href="http:/

DIY: Ball o' sound

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/soundball.jpg"> Somewhere out there someone needs this 360 degree speaker. Sure, JVC and others make off the shelf solution but that's no

INCOMING! @wossy pitches Twitter to 4m+ UK TV viewers [updated]

UPDATE: Well they did indeed discuss Twitter at reasonable length (well, 40 seconds is a long time on TV). Ross says he’s been following Fry on somethiing called Twitter which is “a bit li

The USB port as art

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/01_dialer.jpg" />The evolution of the computer as an art form has been interesting. From the original "any color you want as long as you

VC Dollars Dropped 33 Percent In The Fourth Quarter, Down 8 Percent For All 2008

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/vc-deals-2008.jpg" /> Venture capital firms tightened their purse strings in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to the latest Money

Weird electronic instrument influenced by Tai Chi

<img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/GeHkyjoKj9U/0.jpg"><a href="http://hi.baidu.com/sungheng/blog/item/f81c221144112e15b8127b39.html">Doubles</a> is a unique new instrument that really brings out the

USB powered lunch bag from Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/photo05.jpg" /> Thanko, the Japanese purveyor of oddities such as USB powered mittens and USB necktie has come up with yet another. This

CrunchBoard Jobs: Widget Developer, SEO Specialist, Python Developer, More…

<a href="http://www.crunchboard.com/"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/logo.png" width="200" height="31" /></a>Despite the continuous stream of <a href="http://www.beta

The Sad-Eyed Sony of the Low-Lands

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sad_clown.jpg"> <a href="http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/776f1ee8-e8b3-11dd-a4d0-0000779fd2ac.html">Richard Waters</a> writes in the FT about

CrunchDeals: 22-inch monitor for $150

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/h942102a.jpg">Whoa, whoa, whoa… what is going on at CompUSA.com lately? That’s two aggressively priced 22-inch monitor deals in two d

iPhone App Store rewards the lazy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/crapware-090122-1.png"> An anonymous programmer made something called the <a HREF="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/vie

YouTube officially enables HQ in embedded videos

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/youtubehq.jpg" />Youtube has officially enabled High Quality in embedded videos. The new embedded player sports a little HQ button, which

Rockstar launches GTA: The Lost and Damned site, complete with 2 new videos

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/gtadlcccc.jpg" />Rockstar just opened up its <a HREF="http://www.rockstargames.com/thelostanddamned/index2.html">site</a>for the upcoming

Oh boy, a study says gaming is linked to anti-social behavior

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/spaceinv.jpg">We've all read the stories about kids playing games like <i>World of Warcraft</i> till they keel over, but did you know tha

TechCrunch EuroTour 09 kicks off in Barcelona at MWC

TechCrunch Europe is hosting a couple of afternoon panel discussions at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and we’d love you to come along and join us for some great discussion and

Go Seattle! America's most wired!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/seattle-skyline-picture.jpg" />I knew I lived here for a reason! Seattle has moved to the top of Forbes' annual "most-wired" American cit

Check out Plugg in March, a great European event for startups

If you’re a European startup then you need to check out Plugg organised by long-time Web 2.0 consultant, blogger, entrepreneur and now TechCrunch contributor Robin Wauters. The event will take p

1.5-gigapixel "Obamaramic" photo of inauguration

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/obamarama.jpg" alt="obamarama" />This <em>enormous picture</em>, taken by <a href="http://www.davidbergman.net/blog/2009/01/22/how-i-made

Phantom of the chessboard

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/phantom_chess.jpg"> As Brownlee notes, this is a "bog-standard" robotic chess board whose automatic movement feature <a HREF="http://gad

Against All TOS: Guy Tries To Sell His "YouTube" Digg Account On Craigslist For Rent Money

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/digg-youtube-accnt.jpg" /> How bad is the economy? In an effort to raise money for his rent, one man named Victor is trying to sell hi
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