• Another LEGO Batman character revealed!

    We have been following LEGO Batman closely and Warner just revealed to us the latest character. Alfred Pennyworth is joining Batman as a skilled sidekick. Kind of looks like Oddjob though… Screenshots after the break Read More

  • Flight attendants on in-flight porn usage

    Now that in-flight internet is becoming a normal option, a certain taboo activity is popping up more and more during those long, lonely flights. A few airlines have taken the issue upon themselves to lock down certain themed sites but that doesn’t rule out already downloaded material. Then other airlines, such as American Airlines, are offering unfiltered service and thus leaving… Read More

  • Tapulous Cofounder Mike Lee Ejected From Company

    In the startup world, it isn’t uncommon to see a cofounder fall out of love with their company and leave after only a few months. But when a cofounder is forced out of an apparently red-hot startup, it can lead to further employee departures and instability. Mike Lee, co-founder of Tapulous and Chief Architect of client software, has been ejected from the company. Read More

  • Newest PwnageTool brings iPhone 2.0.2 jailbreaking to OS X

    While Windows users got a few days of exclusivity on the firmware 2.0.2 jailbreaking front with the release of QuickPwn, Mac users are now free to get in on the fun. The iPhone Dev Team released PwnageTool 2.0.3 this morning, which should be able to crack iPhones/iPod Touches running firmware 2.0.2. It comes pre-loaded with the most recent version of the Installer beta (b6) and German… Read More

  • Guitar Praise: Rocking with your God out


    For those who are about to rock, let us pray! Is the threat of Satanic destruction of your immortal soul a real and pressing issue? Are you afraid to let the darkness of AC/DC and Metallica into your home? Well have we got a plastic guitar for you. The Guitar Praise: Solid Rock kit ships on September 25 and will work on Windows and Mac – no console compatibility planned. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Dual 19-inch monitor setup for $359.99

    Give yourself 2560×1024 pixels of desktop real estate with this Soyo GoVideo dual-monitor setup. Sure, widescreen displays are all the rage and sure, you could get a 24-inch widescreen LCD for under $300 if you looked hard enough, but some people want two 4:3 19-inch monitors on a fancy swivel stand, am I right? Contrast ratio is 700:1, brightness is 300 nits, and inputs are VGA or DVI-D… Read More

  • MediaFLO adds three new all-news-all-the-time channels


    Qualcomm’s mobile TV arm, MediaFLO has expanded its news coverage, just in time for the U.S. presidential race. The mobile TV service will now include three new 24/7 news channels: CNBC and MSNBC from NBC Universal and FOX News. MediaFLO said the news services were timed to launch for the political party convention season. MediaFLO USA’s mobile TV service is available to… Read More

  • Google Will Now Manage Your Website's Ads

    Last March, Google began inviting a select number of publishers within its AdSense network to test a new hosted advertisement management tool called Google Ad Manager. The search company has now announced that the tool is out of beta and available to all publishers with AdSense accounts. Read More

  • PSA: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 in stores today


    Just a friendly reminder that EA’s TW09 is in stores today for the Xbox 360 ($60), PS2 ($40), PS3 ($60), PSP ($40) and the All-Play version ($50) is available for the Wii. Read More

  • FCC approves new Hitachi Casio 8-megapixel camera phone


    The FCC has approved the latest product of the Hitachi, Casio partnership; an Exilim-branded 8-megapixel camera phone. Read more Read More

  • AT&T introduces slightly less ridiculous international data plans for iPhone

    What would you rather pay for 200 megabytes of data while roaming international lands: $3993 dollars (204,800 kilobytes at a rate of $0.0195 per kilobyte, AT&Ts pay-per-kb rate), or a lump sum of 200 bucks per month? (Yeah, we know the only rational answer to that is “Screw that, both prices are ridiculous.”) AT&T today unveiled the details for two new international… Read More

  • Google explains why it dropped GTalk and Bluetooth from first round Android


    In its developers’ blog, Dan Morrill, Google’s ‘Developer Advocate’ explained why the company is not including GTalkService and Bluetooth in Android 1.0 SDK. In a nutshell, Google: “plain ran out of time.” Specifically GTalkService was postponed due to security concerns that the company felt “placed a significant burden on the application developer… Read More

  • Study: Blogs Love Obama, News Sites Love McCain. But McCain Is Catching Up By Going Negative.

    Who is doing a better job of getting his message across on the Web: John McCain or Barack Obama? Conventional wisdom says that it is Obama, whose performance on the Web has been strong since the beginning. And conventional wisdom is still correct when it comes to blogs and social networks. But a new study by Attributor that is being released today shows that McCain is actually leading… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Newegg's end of summer sale, ahoy

    Newegg.com is having itself a little end of summer sale that might interest some of you. Prices on some items have been cut by as much as 65 percent, meaning you’ll be able to buy things like a Lite-On 20X DVD burner for $29, a 16-inch widescreen monitor for $99, and the Logitech G7 wireless mouse for $57. All of the promo codes you need to get the discounts can be found here. Read More

  • Gears of War 2 bonus disc contents revealed

    OMFG, BODIES AS SHIELDS!!! Last month brought news of the limited edition GoW2 bundle that included a bonus DVD with lots of extras. Details of the bonus DVD were not disclosed, but the contents of said DVD have now surfaced on the BBFC. Who is Maria? Hit the jump for details. Read More

  • You, Lucky TechCrunch Readers, Don't Have To Pay To Attend Mobilize

    GigaOm’s Mobilize Conference is coming up on September 18 and looks to be a great one day event focusing on developments in the mobile world. The event is $600, but five lucky reader who explain why they must be there, yet can’t afford to pay for it themselves, will get a free ticket to the event. Just tell your story in the comments and we’ll pick the winner in 24… Read More

  • WorkLight: Bringing Enterprise 2.0 to a Widget Near You

    It’s no longer an issue of whether enterprise services should be 2.0’d via widgets, RSS, and the like. CIOs & CSOs grasp the undeniability of this paradigm. But there is still a gap between the desire and reality of getting these enterprise services out the door. It’s one thing to design a Facebook application, it’s another getting it to interact with the… Read More

  • Outdoor subwoofer & satellite system coming from Polk Audio

    Polk Audio plans on launching one of the first outdoor capable subwoofer and satellite speaker system at this years CEDIA Expo. Pics are not available yet, but what we do know is that the system will be comprised of new, Atrium series speakers, each with an outdoor theme. The Atrium Sat 30 speakers are designed like outdoor lighting fixture and sport a $150 price each. The down-firing… Read More

  • FCC approves new Hitachi Casio 8-megapixel camera phone

    The FCC has approved the latest product of the Hitachi, Casio partnership; an Exilim-branded 8-megapixel camera phone. Unfortunately, just because the FCC approved it doesn’t guarantee the swivel screened, clamshell will actually be launched in the U.S. anytime soon, but still it gives us a reason to hope. As a follow up to the W53CA, this new phone is called the W63CA. According to… Read More

  • HTC S740 smartphone to Europe in September

    Dammit. Finally the perfect HTC phone for a guy like me and it’s only going to be available in Europe. Who knows, maybe it’ll find its way over here someday. The S740 does NOT have a touchscreen (woo hoo!), has a full, tangible, real QWERTY keyboard (woo hoo!), and a real, big boy 12-key number pad (woo hoo!). Add to that 7.2 Mbps HSDPA data, GPS, 3.2-megapixel camera, microSD… Read More

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