Hands-On With RIM’s New BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 OS: Great, But Too Late?

When <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/04/13/blackberry-playbook-review/">RIM first launched the BlackBerry PlayBook</a> last spring, we were all rather shocked to find that RIM's stand-out co

Watch Our Third And Final Day Of Live CES Coverage Here

It's day three of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/ces2012/">CES</a>, and our last one here. The show goes on for one more day, but we're taking off, since after today we'll have gone through all

Fly Or Die: Does CES Have A Future?

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is packed this year, yet its relevance seems increasingly in decline. Microsoft is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/21/microsoft-bows-out-of-ces-2013-ci

Hands On: The Nintendo Wii U

One of the first things I was told when I ducked into one of Nintendo's suites to play with the Wii U was what they wouldn't tell me. Price, release date, technical specs, games in development -- all

Watch The TechCrunch Gadgets Live CES Podcast!

It's 4 o' clock in Las Vegas at CES 2012, and you know that that means: it's time for the second of our daily live podcasts straight from our stage in the Grand Concourse. We've got demos, interviews,

Sony’s Music Unlimited Service To Land On iOS This Quarter

Apple users probably have more than enough media on their iDevices to keep them entertained on the go, but Sony Network Entertainment President Tim Schaaff thinks there's room for another media servic

50 Cent Weighs In: Waterproof Phones And Fighting Poverty

50 Cent took the stage with our very own Matt Burns to talk about his line of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/05/50-cent-debuts-his-new-cans-street-and-sync-by-50-video/">SMS headphones</

Vuzix: SMART Glasses Explained

The story about <a href="http://vuzix.com/home/" target="_blank">Vuzix's</a> new AR/holographic enabled concept glasses broke last week, but I had a chance to catch up with Clark Dever from Vuzix (wit

Live At CES: 50 Cent Talks About His New Headphone Line And The Business Of Music

You can view our interview with 50 Cent live at CES today at Noon Pacific/3pm Eastern. Why Fiddy and why at CES? Because the musician is now moving into electronics, following Dr. Dre with his Beats l

Why Samsung Is The Next Apple

For most of the ten years I've been coming to CES, every presentation, every booth, has had one goal: to create an ecosystem in order to encourage consumer lock in. Year after year, presentation after

Riding The Bull At CES 2012

Jordan was wrong. Oh how she was wrong. She thought that being a native Texan she could beat me, a manly man on a mechanical bull. Neither of us had ever rode one of these fictitious creatures so we h

Eric Schmidt: Android Is Differentiated, Not Fragmented

We've spent the better part of yesterday cruising around the Central Hall on a quest to highlight the coolest tech at CES, but Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt was on hand to talk about the "nex

Watch Us Live From The CES 2012 Floor!

Yesterday was awesome. We hit up LG, Samsung, and Sony to name a few and had a helluva good time doing it. But today is a different day, a different hall and a bevy of new companies and booths. So gra

TC/Gadgets Interview: Up Close With The Lytro

Yesterday we had the opportunity to play with the world's first mass-market light-field camera, the <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Lytro">Lytro</a>. VP of Marketing Kira Wampler ran us throu

Watch This Phone Survive A Dip In The Drink Thanks To HzO

If it's not immediately obvious, that image is of a Samsung Galaxy S II being submerged in a glass of water. While that sight would cause many a mobile buff to break down in tears, this particular pho

Eyes On: The HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook At ShowStoppers

Ah, the Spectre. HP's latest and greatest ultrabook is certainly no slouch when it comes to performance, but it's definitely a looker to boot. You probably already know all about the thing (and here's

MadCatz Demos Two Crazy Game Controllers: The FightStick V.S. And The Pro Circuit

Fighting game fanatics (I know at least a few of your a reading) will love this one. Developed for use with the forthcoming Street Fighter X Tekken game, the FightStick V.S. is sure to grace tournamen

Novatel Shows Off The Globetrotting Verizon Jetpack Hotspot

We're no strangers to Novatel Wireless -- their aircards have been saving us on a regular basis this week -- and now they've swung by our part of the ShowStoppers stage to show off their new Jetpack m

Eyes On: The Gaems Inc. G155 Portable XBOX Rig

The folks from Gaems Inc. tackle a pretty interesting problem -- what's a gamer to do when they need to get their fix away from home? Their answer is the G155, a self-contained home gaming environment

Eyes On: The Lenovo YOGA At ShowStoppers

News of the Lenovo YOGA tablet just broke the other day, and now at ShowStoppers we've got the chance to get up close and personal. It's pegged as the world's first multiposition notebook, the its
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