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Geeks Wanted at the FBI

<img src="" />Gas prices are going up again, not one single Gordon Gekko-lyte has been held accountable for the financial meltdown of rece

Amazon to South Carolina: We'll Show You!

Online retail giant Amazon has tussled with state tax agencies before so this ain’t a new fight. But it might very well be an escalation of the beef… Reports are circulating that Amazon ha

Accordion Players Step into the L.A. Spotlight

Get ready to unleash your inner Weird Al Yankovic and sign up for the Roland U.S. V-Accordion Festival!

Shinobi Ninja video game iPhone app

As more and more musicians and entertainers discover ways to use iPhone apps to reach their fans, we see an increasing amount of gadgets and games. Some of them are good, some of them are ehh. Earlier

Guitarist John 5 on his favorite gadgets

<img src="">Gadget love comes in many variations. Here at <a href="">CrunchGear</a>, we tend to focus on cellph

HP and Dragon Training

How to Train Your Dragon, from DreamWorks Pictures opened on Friday and promptly blew fire over most of the competition. Numerous outlets reported the film was Number 1 at the box office this past wee

Don't Call Tech Support. Try Orkin Instead!

Someone passed this post along to us, and since our Chinese is limited here in CrunchGear-land, I’m afraid we can’t vouch for it. The video contained may, in truth, provide the recipe for

A Historical Recreation of a Copy

Last year, Omega released a special edition timepiece to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo astronauts voyage to the moon. In 1969, the men in the space capsule wore Omegas so the firm dec

Get Ready to Take Over the Coffeeshop

<img src="" /><a href="">Roland</a> just started shipping the AC-33 Acoustic Chorus Gu

The Gadget Love of a Guitar God

Most gadget do-it-yourselfers have stories of an idea that didn’t quite work out. Maybe the prototype never functioned properly. Or maybe a competitor introduced a similar piece of gear into the mar

Review: True Enough by Farhad Manjoo

Writing a book review after reading True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society by Farhad Manjoo is quite a fatalistic endeavor. You’re either going to like the book or you’ll despise it.

"Tommy Lee stabbed my Powerbook:" Real-life rock star tales

When you’re navigating the rock and roll jungles with the wildest of rockers, your gear needs to be able to stand up to the elements. And to overzealous groupies. It’s a challenge that bestselling