• TC50 DemoPit Startup Fresh Sliced News Launches News And Blog Aggregator

    While RSS may be slowly dying, startups are still building interesting products around the stale technology. Launched at TechCrunch 50’s DemoPit, Fresh Sliced News is a free Adobe Air powered-desktop application that lets you to build a personalized newspaper from your favorite news sources on the web. Once you’ve downloaded the app, you can create personalized sections on the app… Read More

  • What's holding me back from buying a Zune HD: the lack of 3rd-party support

    I haven’t heard one major complaint about the Zune HD. Have you? Everyone seems to love it. My only iPod – the original iPod Mini – needs to be retired. I’m debating between the iPod touch and the Zune HD right now. The rebellious side in me wants to get the Microsoft Zune HD, which is kind of ironic if you think about it. However, the sensible side says that the iPod… Read More

  • While We Wait For Chrome For Mac, Mozilla's Camino Gets An Update

    While Mac users grow impatient for Google’s Chrome browser to come to the platform, there’s a small bit of good news today: A new beta version of the excellent Camino browser. Camino is a browser built by Mozilla specifically for the Mac. Unlike the much more popular Firefox, Camino is extremely lean and fast. It’s so fast that it’s been my browser of choice for the… Read More

  • Need to steady your iPhone? There's a tripod and app for that.

    From the same folks who brought you the iTwinge QWERTY keyboard iPhone adapter comes an iPhone-specific three-legged stabilizer + app, the Blur Tripod. This is a total blur-removing minimizing system, complete with tripod, iPhone tripod adapter, and Blur Tripod software. Video after the jump. Read More

  • Lok8u: GPS wristwatch keeps tabs on kids

    UK-based Lok8u (Get it? Locate you?) is a GPS-enabled wristwatch meant to be worn by children. The watch also features a built-in cell signal, too, which enables location information to be relayed rapidly to parents while waiting for the GPS chip to get its bearings or when there’s no line-of-sight to GPS satellites. Read More

  • Paid Apps for Palm App Catalog coming September 24th?

    Considering Palm’s lag in getting free apps into their store (there are right around 80 right now), we’re not exactly expecting an onslaught once they open up the doors to paid apps. Either way, more apps are more apps, and we’re always fans of anything that might make developers some change. After Palm accidentally leaked out v1.2 of their OS a few weeks ago, it was clear… Read More

  • Exclusive: Mixcloud launches 'the YouTube of radio' on Monday

    Listen up, music lovers. Mixcloud, the on-demand radio startup that’s re-thinking radio for the digital age, opens its doors to the public at noon on Monday. The site launched in private beta at SXSW earlier this year, and has had some positive reviews. Which is probably why it was shortlisted for a TechCrunch Europas award a few months back. After the jump, we’ve got 500 passes… Read More

  • BioShock 2: February 9, 2010

    Quick, grab something—anything, it doesn’t matter! Now drop everything! 2K Games has just announced the release date of BioShock 2: February 9, 2010. That’s the same day Zeno was crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire! Read More

  • Google Reveals Full FCC Response, Directly Contradicts Apple On Google Voice Rejection

    Google has released a full version of its response to the FCC’s inquiry on Apple’s ban of Google Voice from the App Store, revealing the answer to ‘Question 2’ that had been redacted from the letter that was released in August. Question 2 asked Google to detail Apple’s stated reasons for rejecting both Google Voice and Google Latitude from the App Store, as well… Read More

  • Video: LG BL20 gets done up with techno, fancy animation

    Ready for your daily dose of electro music blasting while a cell phone floats around the screen? You better be. PhoneArena just managed to scrounge up a promo video for the LG BL20 that somehow managed to fly under the radar on YouTube for more than a week. While we’ve already got a pretty good idea of the specs inside this thing, this video packs a few new gems: that 5 megapixel camera? Read More

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