• Facebook Folds In Face Of Massive Litigation, Bans Project Playlist

    Just in is a statement from Facebook that they will ban the fast growing (but non-label-sanctioned) music service Project Playlist. Last Friday MySpace banned Project Playlist and removed all traces of the service from its site. But Facebook remained silent even as music label insiders called them “irresponsible” and suggested litigation against them was on the way. This is a big… Read More

  • Good lord: World of Warcraft has 11.5 million subscribers

    Blizzard’s World of Warcraft now has 11.5 million subscribers. Assuming each subscriber pays $15 per month, that’s approximately $172.5 million per month in raw revenue. That’s quite a bit of coin. Read More

  • Review: Revolabs Solo TableTop Wireless Microphone

    The Revolabs Solo USB microphone is a wireless mic/speaker for use in a meeting room setting. It can connect to a computer via USB, or to an A/V system with audio in/out. It consists of a charging base that connects directly to the audio source and a removable mic/speaker component. Read More

  • Zumbox Delivers Paperless Mail (In Beta)

    Would you trust your postal mail with a company called Zumbox? I ask, because startup Zumbox enters public beta today with a fairly interesting (but not entirely new) alternative to traditional snail mail. Here’s how it works: instead of sending bills, statements, advertisements, postcards and the likes to a street address, a business can now send those to a digitized street address… Read More

  • Searches For "Kindle" Picked Up During The Holidays

    We already know that the Kindle, Amazon’s electronic book, is sold out for Christmas, but people are still looking for them. Searches on Google for the term “Kindle” picked up in October to nearly triple the level during the summer. It’s settled down a bit, but search volume is still at about double the previous rate. Not finding any available Kindles, searches… Read More

  • Plug-in charging shelf makes sense, costs $13

    Ah, the eternal struggle of figuring out where to put your gadgets while they charge. So far we’ve got: the floor, a table and/or desk, a chair, a window sill, a dresser, and your bed. Now add “Plug-in Shelf Portable Cell Phone Charging Station” to the list. Read More

  • 2tweet: Broadcast Instant Media Galleries To Twitter Via Email

    Following in the footsteps of services like Twitpic and Twitblogs, internet startup 2pad has launched 2tweet, a new service that allows you to Email any number of photos and videos to a designated Email address (twitter@2pad.com) to immediately generate a web gallery that is Tweeted to all of your followers. 2tweet will use the first 113 characters of the Email’s subject line to lead… Read More

  • Vatican *blesses* new iPhone prayer app

    Well look at that, the Vatican has blessed (lol get it?!) an iPhone application that contains the Breviary prayer book. The application, iBreviary [iTunes link], has the book in several languages, including Italian, English and Spanish (with others due soon), and will only set you back $0.99. Read More

  • Contest: CrunchGear Loyalty Rewards Program

    We’ve been around for a few years now and we know that a lot of you have been following us since the beginning so we wanted to reward those folks. Think of it as our version of Best Buy’s Reward Zone program. Otherwise known as the CrunchGear Loyalty Rewards Program. TeleNav has always been supportive of us and so we’ve teamed up to give away a years worth of free service… Read More

  • iGo power gear now with garlic, to ward off vampire power

    iGo, a leading developer of multi-device chargers for laptop computers and mobile electronic devices, plans to roll out some new items at their first-ever visit to CES, just a few weeks away. The iGo Laptop Charger, with iGo Green™ Technology, lets you “[c]harge your laptop and other devices from any standard wall outlet, including automatic shut-off and recovery to reduce vampire… Read More

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