• Rumor: Sony Ericsson Idou coming in October. Or November. Maybe.

    Since the day it was announced, Sony Ericsson has been saying the 12.1 megapixel beast that is the Idou would be launching in the second half of 2009. Sweden’s mobil.se thinks they’ve managed to narrow down the window a bit. According to the Sony Ericsson rep they spoke to, the Idou is lookin’ at launch sometime in October or November. Read More

  • Video: Tremendous video of id Software from 1993 showing off then-in production Doom

    Attention, gamers. Set aside 30 minutes today to watch this video from 1993. In it, employees of id Software, the now-legendary developers of Wolfenstein 3D and Doom, playing an in-production version of the then-unfinished Doom. Read More

  • Samsung Impression hits the shelves at AT&T

    Samsung promised that the Impression would hit on April 7th – and sure enough, they’re just starting to trickle onto the shelves. Besides havin’ a nice, roomy QWERTY keyboard, the main sell here is the 3.2″ AMOLED Touchscreen. It’s big, it’s beautiful, and it’s the first AMOLED screen in the US. Not sure what AMOLED is? It’s yet another acronym… Read More

  • 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

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