• The full Modern Warfare 2 trailer, finally

    We’ve seen teaser after teaser, but the full trailer is finally here for Modern Warfare 2 and looks amazing. Watch it in HD, too. This game is going to rock. Hard. Read More

  • 300 Things I'd Like To See From Twitter Before A TV Show

    It’s not a bad joke, Twitter is apparently somehow involved in a new TV show. Among other things, this earns it our rarely used “WTF” in sign language image. Twitter has not yet responded to an email, but investor Fred Wilson seems to think it’s a good idea, saying “TV isn’t TV anymore. It’s just the largest screen in the house.” So we’ll… Read More

  • BBG's netbook compatability chart updated

    Got an hankering to install OS X on your netbook? Rob over at Boing Boing Gadgets just added a few more machines to his compatability chart, which should ensure full OS X workability. The last thing you would want is to buy a new netbook, install OS X, and not have WiFi. Or video! Oh noes! Read More

  • Viralheat Measures And Analyzes Real-Time Content On Twitter, YouTube And More

    As YouTube and Twitter have become essential marketing tools for brands and companies, there has been an emergence of startups that help marketers track the buzz around a certain individual or brand. Radian6, Visible Measures, Omgili, Omniture and a plethora of others offer tools to monitor blogs, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and other social media sites for mentions of a company or… Read More

  • Nintendo DSi to become ghost hunter

    Swedish developer A Different Game announced today that the DSi will soon aid ghost hunters on their quest to vanquish and/or send back the ethereal to the underworld. Ghostwire will utilize the DSi’s camera and mic to help you hunt down the ghosts haunting us all and determine why they’re still creeping around our plane of existence. Read More

  • Lenovo busts out new Atom-powered nettop

    The world of nettops is a strange one, my friends. What are they for? Where do they go? Where do they come from? I don’t know the answers to these questions, but the fact is there are computers out there that are just as at home in the kitchen as in the office. And now one of them is from Lenovo. Obviously they’re loving that Intel sauce, because this IdeaCentre C300 is filled… Read More

  • Shouts and Murmurs: New Yorker cover drawn on iPhone

    Artist Jorge Colombo drew this entire New Yorker cover using Brushes for the iPhone, a $4.99 drawing app. He recorded the entire process using Brushes Viewer, offering us a glimpse into the future of touch-screen art reproduced on the cover of a print magazine. Read More

  • The App Store Hype Gets A Dose Of Reality

    Yesterday developer Rick Strom wrote a blog posted titled “The Incredible App Store Hype“, in which he detailed some of the revenue stats he was seeing from the iPhone applications that he had released (some of which rank on the App Store’s top apps lists), and what other developers could expect to make accordingly. His conclusion? That most of the 36,000 applications on… Read More

  • Palm Eos coming in the second half of 2009

    After we broke the story of the Palm Eos’ existence back in April, the information came pouring in. Alas, one thing that no one could seem to nail was a release date. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Mobo, CPU, 4GB of RAM, 512MB ATI Radeon for $140

    Pretty nice barebones combo over at Newegg.com today. You can get a motherboard, AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 512MB ATI Radeon video card for $140 after a $39 instant discount and $25 worth of mail-in rebates. Read More

  • AT&T to see Android in August

    AT&T is playing with black magic, and some of its closest ties may get burned. AT&T will be launching the HTC “Lancaster”, powered by Google’s Android platform, making its way to retail stores in August of this year. Having AT&T’s first Android-powered device being released soon looks like this isn’t something that AT&T is setting on its back… Read More

  • Turn your Xbox 360 avatar into a cake-top figurine

    How many of you modeled your Xbox 360 avatar after yourself? Plenty of you, I’m sure. Not me, no. (Gotta be different.) My avatar, picture here, is named—yes, he has a name—Detective Bashyourbrainsin. He’s my idea of a rogue 1970s New York City police officer. Read More

  • All-electric Jetski goes 50mph, is whisper quiet

    It’s oddly wonderful to see a Jetski darting about in the water accompanied only by sporadic splashing sounds instead of the constant whine of a gasoline motor. The “Eco Watercraft” is an all-electric Jetski that can apparently go up to 50 miles per hour on a battery that lasts three hours in between charges. Read More

  • LogLogic Raises $8.8 Million for IT Security Management Service

    LogLogic, a security and log management firm that helps companies sort though log data and manage their IT systems, has raised $8.8 million in an extended series D round of funding, led by Focus Ventures with Sequoia Capital, Telesoft Partners, Worldview Technology Partners, INVESCO Private Capital, SAP Ventures, CM-CIC Private Equity, Crédit Agricole Private Equity and ELAIA Partners… Read More

  • Because of the Nvidia Ion, Lenovo's IdeaPad S12 will be halfway decent

    Have you been following this Nvidia-Intel spat? Long story short: Nvidia suspects that Intel has been giving laptop manufacturers a sweet deal vis-à-vis Atom processors and Intel’s whole chipset+integrated graphics chip. This upsets Nvidia because its own laptop graphics platform, called Ion, hasn’t been able to find a way onto a laptop… until now! Yes, the Lenovo IdeaPad… Read More

  • Add a hard drive to your Wii

    No more scratched disks! This video and FAQ shows you how to enable a USB hard drive on your wee that can run ISO files straight off the disk, ensuring that your precious, mint copy of Twilight Princess will never be covered with Cheeto dust. Note: this is a way to pirate WIi games. Read More

  • Twitter Heads To Hollywood, Plans To Develop TV Show

    Twitter is crossing mediums to develop a TV show, according to a Variety report. Joining forces with LA-based production companies Reveille Productions and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Twitter plans to launch an unscripted show that will put “ordinary people on the trail of celebrities in a revolutionary competitive format.” Variety says the show’s concept was the… Read More

  • Sony Japan integrates postcard function into Bravia TVs

    Here is some news from Sony, which comes directly from the who-on-earth-needs-this department. The company has launched a new service for the Japanese market that enables owners of Bravia TVs to send and receive e-postcards. Obviously, “Bravia Postcard” [JP] only works if you have an Internet-enabled Bravia at home. Read More

  • USB Conch

    From: Ralph
    To: Piggy
    CC: Lads on the Beach It has come to my attention that some of your team has been using a USB Conch. Please note that it is against company policy to install or use outside hardware on company PCs and using an unauthorized shell-shaped USB hub on your PC is a direct violation of this policy. While we originally used the conch in the early years after the wreck, IT has… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 50% off turpentine!

    This just rolled into our inbox. We don’t know why. All I know is turpentine is now 50%. I also know that you should not drink turpentine. Read More

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