• Live Blog: GM's revolutionary event that we already know about

    Well, I’m at the IAC building on the West Side of Manhattan, but GM already announced Project PUMA and I feel stupid for having trekked all this way for it. 10:17 AM – And here we go. Read More

  • Canon "a whole lot closer" to utilizing OLEDs in DSLR

    Who wouldn’t want an OLED screen in their digicam? Seriously, it would be like turning down a free hot dog from a dented, stainless steel cart on a NYC street corner; everyone wants a free tube steak and no one would turn it down. It’s because OLED screens offer better picture quality at a lower power consumption rate, which make them perfect for DSLRs. CNET nailed down… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 24-inch monitor for $199

    I don’t want to get everybody’s hopes up, but we just might be entering the era of sub-$200 24-inch monitors. Slowly but surely… slowly but surely. Today we have one from TigerDirect for $199 after a $50 price break, plus $1.99 for ground shipping. Read More

  • Zynga Brings Smash Hit Mafia Wars To The iPhone

    Popular social gaming developer Zynga has just released Mafia Wars on Apple’s App Store, bringing the company’s incredibly popular game, which has over 9 million monthly users on Facebook alone, to the iPhone. You can grab the free game here (iTunes Link). The game revolves around building up a virtual mafia family with other members, earning virtual cash to buy weapons, and… Read More

  • iPhone Video Recording Screen Found

    If there were any lingering doubts that Apple would soon bring video recording to the iPhone in one way or another, let them be cast away. By tweaking a configuration file tucked away in the depths of the iPhone 3.0 SDK, a MacRumors user was able to coax the Camera app to load a slightly different interface. See that slider in the bottom right? I’m pretty sure it’s safe to… Read More

  • Video: The North Korean rocket launch UPDATE

    The North Korean government has released the video from last weekend’s rocket launch. We’ll try to keep our FAIL comments and jokes to ourself seeing as the TechCrunch offices are on the West Coast. NKorea says it was a peaceful rocket launch and who are we to disagree with them. Video after the jump. UPDATE: Original video was pulled, but we found another. Read More

  • GM and Segway announce two-wheeled urban transport vehicle

    UPDATE: Check out our test drive… General Motors and Segway have teamed up on Project PUMA (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility), a two-wheeled city vehicle capable of reaching speeds up to 35 miles per hour, and going 35 miles on a single charge at a cost of 35 cents per charge. Read More

  • Tap Tap Coldplay released right on time

    As we predicted last week, Tapulous has just released the Coldplay-edition of their amazingly popular iPhone music game, Tap Tap Revenge. The game features 11 tracks out of the box; as we’d heard before, the majority of these are from their newest material, with two of them being remixes. Five bucks buys you all the screen-poking Coldplay goodtimes you could ever want. Check out the… Read More

  • Shrek MP3 player should be made immediately

    Designer Sang-hoon Lee has designed these odd little headphones in the shape of everyone’s favorite green monster. These are obviously not ever going to be made, but it’s a clever little prototype. Read More

  • Intel updating chip logos and rating system

    Case badges are getting out of control. Every manufacture simply must have a shiny sticker on the front of a tower; laptops are worse too. Thankfully, Intel is launching a new campaign to not only update its badges, but also educated consumers on what said badges mean. Expect to see less processor brands as Intel moves into the Core age headed by the Core i7 CPU. Hopefully this rebranding… Read More

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