A truly practical TV remote mod

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/ch_4.jpg" /> Yes, it's funny, but it's also a very good idea. Remote controls are among the worst-designed pieces of technology we have t

"Kijiji" Isn't Kutting It. How about eBay Classifieds?

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kijiji-vs-craigslist.png" /> eBay is having second thoughts about how easy it will be to spread the Kijiji brand in the U.S. The comp

Nice: Earl Weaver Baseball coming to iPhone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/255pxearlweavercover.jpg">Anyone over the age of 30 may fondly remember Earl Weaver Baseball for Amiga, DOS, and the Apple II. I myself h

Review: Westinghouse L1916HW 19" LCD monitor

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/westinghouse-005.jpg" />If you're moving to a two- or three-display setup, one of the questions you have to ask yourself is whether you w

CrunchDeals: Wii keyboard $19.99 after rebate

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/41gbtnuwdzl-ss400.jpg">The Wii Cordless Keyboard from Logitech is eligible for a $20 mail-in rebate until March 7th. Amazon carries the k

Psion defends ‘netbook’ trademark, saying it still sells ‘Netbook Pro’ computer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/netbookpro.jpg">And here we go again. After Dell (and later Intel) petitioned to have Psion’s “netbook” trademark canceled, claimin

Will Jimmy Fallon's embracing of Internet culture translate into Late Night success?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/fallon.jpg" />We <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/07/21/jimmy-fallon-next-host-of-late-night-will-cut-his-teeth-on-the-internet/">

Full details on Asus' P835 smartphone

Last we saw of this thing, it was also being called the Galaxy 7, but all of the specs were already in place. Well, Asus has finally granted the P835’s wish and made it a real boy. Wait, no &mda

Economy officially in shambles as some people switch to dial-up to save money

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/110333106-b97c966734-b.jpg">A disheartening report in the Orlando Sentinel finds that some people are switching from broadband to dial-up

Swedish group: World of Warcraft is worse than crack cocaine

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/tyrone.jpg" />“World of Warcraft is the crack cocaine of the computer gaming world. Some people can’t drag themselves away and will p

Authors Guild successfully kills Kindle 2 text-to-speech feature, it's now optional for publishers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kindleguild.jpg" />Well done to the Authors Guild! Amazon revealed last night that the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/02/27/even

DAZZ Offers A Way To Preview Photo Gifts Prior To Purchase

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/dazz-logo.bmp" />Photo gift service <a href="http://en.personello.com/">Personello</a> has launched a simple but useful web service dubbed <a

Daily Crunch: Couch Guests Edition

<img src='http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/718.jpg'> <a href='http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/02/27/japanese-company-sells-remote-control-brick-with-built-in-mini-speaker/'>Japanes

Video: More BigDog

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/bigdog_485.jpg" />Remember <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/03/17/bigdog-robot-imagine-this-thing-coming-at-you-through-the-woods/

Hearst tries to revive dying magazine business with electronic reader

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/terriblemonthly.jpg" /> All I have to say to Hearst is “Good luck, bro.” The flatlining publisher, which produces magazines such as P

ToysRUs Buys Toys.com At Auction For $5.1 Million

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/toys-com.jpg" /> In a <a href="http://www.directnavigation.com/DirectNavigation.com/Blog/Entries/2009/2/27_up_to_date_on_toys.com_-_cu

Video Review: Philips Prestigo SRT 9320 fancy-pants touchscreen remote control

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/pressh1.jpg" />There's an episode of Seinfeld (“<a HREF="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Slicer">The Slicer</a>”) where George and J

Contra remade in LittleBigPlanet is unbelievable

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/sack.jpg" />It's no secret that I love old NES games, and of course Contra is among my favorites. You can imagine my delight, then, on fi

Acer "Hornet": Wii-like PC game platform

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/wtm_acer_hornet_10_dh_fx57.jpg" />I'd be skeptical of this Wii knockoff by a reputable hardware company, except that Asus has already gon

Eggstra! Eggstra! read all about it!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/in-vitro.jpg" />Some women are getting creative trying to make some quick cash in these troubled times: they're trying to sell their eggs
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