The hardware that’s bringing computing everywhere

  • Your Wii Wii Needs To Cool Off

    Are those marathon sessions of Paper Mario and/or Zelda leaving your Wii Wii a bit too warm? Yes, maybe. I’ve never had problems with my Wii overheating, but maybe you do. In any case, Firstsing is offering a USB cooling fan that runs “without noise.” The simple yet effective design will keep your Wii nice and cool while you’re flipping from 2D to 3D. It… Read More

  • Third Apple Store Coming To NYC

    As we already know, Apple apparently feels the need to make its presence known throughout all of NYC. In fact, Apple isn’t content with two great stores located in SoHo and 5th Avenue, so they’re building a third in the meatpacking district. That’s right. After stuffing your face at Morimoto, you can now stroll over to 401 W. 14th St. for an iPod Shuffle or a Mac Pro. The… Read More

  • Ultimate Ears 2 Review

    Ultimate Ears continues to make a very strong push into the consumer headphone market. The company’s most aggressively priced and most compact in-ear headphones yet, the UE 2, are a very good buy at just $79.99. If you’re looking to save a few bucks over pricier models like the UE 3 Studio or Creative Zen Aurvana, these are highly recommended, with great comfort… Read More

  • WoW Visa Credit Card Offers Gamers Free Game Time

    Oh boy, credit card debt and World of Warcraft, a powerful combination to be sure. Now thanks to Visa, you can get your very own WoW credit card in one of 13 designs. The game-related rewards for using the card include one free month upon first use and 1 percent of every dollar you spend will be converted to free game time that’s credited to your account. (What isn’t specified is… Read More

  • Scientists Figure Out How to Wire Quantum Computers

    D-Wave’s Orion may be a step in the right direction in the field of quantum computing, but many of its detractors are still waiting for something a little more credible to appear on the scene. Enter RIKEN, a team of Japanese researchers who now are able to “controllably couple qubits.” Thought not the first to accomplish this (a team at UC Berkley did so last year), the… Read More

  • OQO Model 2 Gets HSDPA'd

    Over on Flickr, user tnkgrl got fed-up with the EVDO card her OQO Model 2 came with. So what’s a girlfriend to do when she wants a little HSDPA in her life? Mod the hell out of her computer, that’s what. Tnkgrl went ahead and ripped out that EVDO like a loose hangnail and replaced it with a brand spankin’ new HSDPA card. Doesn’t look like it took too much work, but… Read More

  • Gran Turismo: HD – One Of These Cars Isn't Real

    Over at the VGChartz (with a Z!) forums, someone posted some fantastic screenshots of Grand Turismo: HD compared with real-life action shots from a race. Needless to say, guessing which photos are real is tricky, but no one expected it to be this hard. Though some are labeled wrong, it’s still fun to compare two shots. You really get a chance to see how far video games have come in the… Read More

  • Black iMac To Drop At WWDC?

    Now that it’s Monday, we can bring you the latest Mac rumor that someone conjured up over the weekend. Today’s Mac rumor is an updated iMac that will feature a slimmer design and will come in both Apple black and white. Word is that this new version of the all-in-one godsend will be announced during WWDC 2007. Apple will most likely charge a premium for that black paint-job… Read More

  • 10 Reasons Why Microsoft Won't Buy Yahoo!

    Joe Wilcox over at Microsoft Watch compiled a great list of 10 reasons why Microsoft and Yahoo! won’t get hitched. Some are legitimate reasons while others are for laughs, but what do you, fine readers, have to say about this? Read More

  • CrunchGear Week in Review: Mixed MMORPGs

    The Coolest Halo 3 Figurines Ever
    Help Key: Burning Discs, Not Coasters
    But I Never Have a Second Cup at Home
    Tampon Taser
    CrunchArcade: Get a Life… Online Read More

  • Helio Ocean Drops May 21st

    This could be my next phone unless the Blackberry 8320 comes out first or I’ll just get both. Anyways, the BGR has insider info on the Helio Ocean, which I think could be the company’s saving grace. All fingers point to a May 21st launch date with the lucky few getting their hands on one up to a week earlier. Start drooling, folks, this don’t call it a phone will rock your… Read More

  • Mother's Day Gift Idea From Best Buy

    If you don’t want to put any time or effort into your Mom’s present or you missed a chance to win the Pink Zune we gave away then Best Buy has exactly what you’re looking for. As an in-store special you can get a gift wrapped pink or silver 4GB iPod Nano with chocolate for $214.99. This should be a last resort since I’m telling you well ahead of time that… Read More

  • Nintendo Hates Korea, US Could Be Next

    Nintendo officially hates Korea. The Japanese game maker made it official by threatening Korean websites who allow illegal downloading of copyrighted materials. Tougher legal action will be taken against the piracy of consoles and games because of the massive losses the company seems to be taking. Yeah, whatever. This should be a stern warning to all countries because we could be… Read More

  • HP Enters Gaming Notebook Market

    HP will soon be entering the gaming notebook market and things are looking up with the Pavilion HDX. The 20-inch laptop is more of a portable desktop and at 12 lbs you’ll thank HP for implementing a handle. What makes the Pavilion HDX even better is the Windows Media Center remote dock that sits unabashed to the left of the keyboard. Read More

  • Halo 3: Racist Edition

    This has to be the funniest thing I have ever read. I know the X button is the equipment button, but this is too funny. According to the Game Rag, the X button will ‘deploy racist or homophobic comments regarding teammates or opponents.’ Racism isn’t funny, but this is down right hilarious. Read More

  • Twitter Goes Mobile

    I’ve played with Twitter here and there, but it hasn’t had a huge or profound impact on my life so my account sits and waits. Twitter finally launching a mobile site might make me change my mind though. Not that the SMS/texting was affecting me in anyway since I have unlimited, but it was still a nuisance in my book. In any case, if you enjoy twittering and wish it could be any… Read More

  • Patent Monkey: Verizon Voice Activated Call Routing, Makes Mom Happy

    , Verizon revealed a means for using not only time for call routing it currently offers, but also a name recognition routing system. Knowing your Mom wants to be sure you are safe, this is just the technology to be sure she reaches you. Read More

  • BenQ Tells You How Fat You Are

    This is by far the strangest convergence device I’ve ever seen/read about. I’d consider myself a health freak, but BenQ seems to be some sort of psychopathic healthy monster. Do consumers really want to measure their body fat while waiting for the bus or after they’ve eaten a Big Mac (I know this won’t actually be applicable)? BenQ has done their homework on how to… Read More

  • Sneak Peek: Asus Bearlake Motherboards

    Intel’s newest chipset, code name Bearlake, is still a few weeks away from an actual launch, but we’ve got some specs that you might find handy in case you’re pondering a new desktop in the near future. The P35 chipset is built on one of the 65nm process nodes and will undoubtedly hit the ground running on Core 2 microprocessors that require a 1,333MHz front side bus. The… Read More

  • Microsoft DigiDesk Hands On

    <div class="center" Touch screens, WooHoo!!! Microsoft revealed the DigiDesk concept at Convergence ’07 and boy does it do some cool stuff. The DigiDesk is basically two giant flatscreens that are touch-sensitive and will make any corporate geek wet himself. Some other cool features include a voice recognition module, document scanner and the ability to resize windows … Read More