• DevTeam has an iPhone 3.0 jailbreak but you can't have it – yet

    There are two sets of combatants in the long war of attrition called the iPhone Unlock Conflict. The newest battle is over the latest firmware, 3.0, and it’s starting to show how these two parties, the Dev Team and the Unofficial QuickPwn Hackers, are entering a new stage of conflict. Jailbreaking, for those not in the know, is the process of unlocking the iPhone’s filesystem in… Read More

  • Gruber on iPhone and multi-tasking

    John Gruber has written an excellent essay on the iPhone and its discontents – and triumphs. Taking it as a fact that the iPhone 1.0 was essentially a Motorola RAZR in a prettier package, Gruber then goes to point out that the potential for growth was and is built into the iPhone and that when you look at the device you’re looking at a continuum, a la the aliens in… Read More

  • MindTouch Enhances Wiki-like Enterprise Collaboration Platform

    Opensource wiki developer MindTouch has released a new version of its opensource, wiki-like collaboration platform for enterprises, MindTouch 2009. The platform has been beefed up so that developers can build rich applications off of MindTouch and has also added a bi-directional message switchboard. MindTouch’s platform connects teams, enterprise systems, web services and Web 2.0… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: An automatic watch of non-dubious heritage for $98

    It seems Watchismo has a full complement of Quicksilver auto watches lying around for your consumption and he’s selling them at $98, 42% off list. This watch, called the Copper Baron, has a 45mm wide stainless steel case with screw down crown, mineral crystal, and 10ATM water resistance. It even has a little date window and sub-seconds at 9 o’clock. Read More

  • Microsoft Releases All New Windows Live Client For Windows Mobile

    Windows Live may seem like a failure in the eyes of many a TechCrunch reader, but there are a number of services that continue to thrive within the scope of a vast, mainstream audience. Hence it’s worth noting that Microsoft has released a new application for Windows Mobile devices that encompasses a slew of Live services used by dozens of millions of people every day. The new… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Sleepover Edition

    Squeez Bacon actually not a bad idea
    Another whacky USB gadget from Japan: Mini beach sandals and surf board memory cards
    Big Gun Brush and Gun Hook: Two gadgets for gun lovers Read More

  • Sony's TG5V camcorder is small, light, and expensive as hell


    If you’re looking for a portable video solution, but don’t want to go the cheapie route (Zx1 or Flip MinoHD), these tiny camcorders are a good bet. That is, if you’re prepared to drop a Cleveland on it. “Around $1000” is the asking price for this sexy little piece of kit, and to be honest I’m not sure it can possibly merit that. But let’s see what it… Read More

  • Is Office finally coming to iPhone?

    I’m here at the Web 2.0 Expo keynote, where Stephen Elop, President of Microsoft Business Division, hinted that we may be seeing Microsoft Office make its way to the iPhone some time soon. After his interviewer Tim O’Reilly caught him on the comment, Elop backtracked a bit, stating “not yet, keep watching”. But it’s clear that an iPhone version of Office is on… Read More

  • MyHeritage: Avoiding the MetaCafe Curse

    BNEI ATAROT- In case you don’t recognize it, that dateline is the name of a small village about forty-five minutes from Tel Aviv. Don’t worry, my concierge hadn’t heard of it either. It may actually have more roosters than people living there. But tucked away, in a hundred-year-old house built by German Templars is one of the most exciting Web companies in Israel: MyHeritage. Read More

  • Twitter Confirms And Details New "Discovery Engine"

    We’ve been getting a lot of tips today and yesterday about the limited roll-out of a new Twitter homepage design, which gives the search functionality a more prominent place along with some additional features. We couldn’t see it ourselves on our accounts, but now co-founder Biz Stone has confirmed the changes in a blog post, calling the new feature a ‘discovery engine’. Read More

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