• Sprint announces the BlackBerry Tour 9630 for $199

    Not to be outdone by Verizon, Sprint went live with their BlackBerry Tour 9630 site and with it came details of pricing for the 3G variant of the 8900 Curve. If you’re not down with the Pre then I suggest getting this badboy for $199. Sprint Read More

  • New fuel cell boasts the world's highest level of energy efficiency

    Fuel cell technology is evolving at a rapid speed, it seems. In March, for example, Toshiba revealed plans to mass-produce portable fuel cells charging notebooks and phones. Now NGK Insulators, a company based in Nagoya, Japan, announced [JP] that it has developed the world’s most energy-efficient solid oxide fuel cell. Read More

  • Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Tour 9630 goes live

    Looks like McAdam was telling the truth after all, I just hope for VZW customers sake that he was telling the truth about everything, too. Earlier today, Verizon went live with the BlackBerry Tour 9630 teaser site and we’d assume its launch is imminent, but you can never tell with these sorts of things. Read More

  • BOKU Launches, Makes Some Mobile Purchases For Mobile Payments

    Dead simple mobile payments for micro-transactions on the web are slowly gaining traction and a new, well-funded player has entered the growing space. Recently launched mobile payments startup BOKU has acquired competitors Paymo and Mobillcash and raised $13 million in Series A funding from Benchmark Capital, with Khosla Ventures and Index Ventures participating. BOKU did not disclose how… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Hoops Edition

    Video Review: Hillcrest Labs Loop Pointer
    StudioDesk from BlueLounge might be my new dream desk
    Bweedly beep de beep beep! Super Mario played on a theremin Read More

  • That Reinvention Of The Web Thing Opera Was Talking About? It's Called Opera Unite

    We told you last week that browser maker Opera was generating quite some buzz by being secretive about their plans to ‘reinvent the web’. Well, the company this morning unveiled what it was referring to: technology that essentially turns every computer running the Opera browser into a full-fledged Web server. Behold Opera Unite. You can use Opera Unite to share documents, music… Read More

  • Zune down tomorrow, June 16th


    Attention Zunatics: regularly scheduled maintenance on all things Zune begins tonight. Don’t freak out if you can’t access the marketplace from midnight tonight to midnight tomorrow. The Social will be there for you on Wednesday. Read More

  • Adobe AIR Zooms Past 200 Million Installs, And We Have Some Apps To Recommend

    We’ll say it right off the bat: there’s a good chance you have a recent version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer, so that probably means you’ve also installed Adobe AIR, the company’s cross-platform runtime environment for RIAs, as well as the Acrobat.com application. You may not even be aware those came bundled, but you still have the option to uninstall both… Read More

  • iPhone 3G S Shipments In The Air For June 17 Arrival

    Orders for the new iPhone 3G S are now in the air from Shenzen, China. And people who ordered them right away last week may be in for a treat – arrival two days early. A friend who ordered the phone as soon as he could got his UPS notice today that the phone has been shipped, and the tracking page on the UPS site shows a June 17 delivery date, two days before the phones will be available… Read More

  • With An iPhone And Android Strategy, Imeem Mobile Pushes Past A Million Users

    Imeem has a great Android app. In fact, it’s still one of the few very good apps available on that platform as it continues to find its legs. It’s so good that we gave it a Crunchie this year. But as good as it is, it took the application coming to the iPhone platform to push the company past a big milestone: 1 million mobile platform installs. Imeem Mobile for the iPhone, which… Read More

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