• Sign Up Now For The Austin TC Meetup + Pitch-Off

    Sign Up Now For The Austin TC Meetup + Pitch-Off

    After the amazing success of our New York Pitch-Off in February, we thought it would be fun to bring the energy and excitement of a mini-Disrupt to more cities across the country. We’re pleased to announced the 2013 Meetups + Pitch-Offs will begin in Austin on May 30 at Stage On Sixth in downtown Austin from 6pm to 10pm. You can buy tickets now! Read More

  • Thank you papa Sony for the HDMI

    There is nothing worse then getting home after buying a PS3 – for use as a Blu-ray – and realizing no one told you the box comes missing one important item. If this happened to you, then you know how it felt to watch a Blu-ray through component because Sony decided to skip out on the HDMI cable. Read More

  • Xbox 360 to add Hulu?

    From DVR to On-Demand, more and more TV viewers are choosing when they get to watch their favorite programs.┬áThe greater question has been how you’ll be able to get all the other content to your screen — stuff like Netflix and Hulu. If you have an Xbox, the latter problem may be a thing of the past. Read More

  • Tech-Orations: Where style is key

    Yes, I know. You spend all day at work on a computer. Then you come home and get back on it. So go ahead, show your love for tech and rest your eyes on a Tech-Oration key clock. Comes in two colors with two designs, the pear green CTRL key and the white Enter key. Both are $20 each at modcloth. Read More

  • Adventures with Lincoln

    Hi folks. Crunchgear illustrator Bryce Durbin here. I wanted to let you know about a new project with my family called The family – myself, Shannon, and our son Lincoln – are traveling the United States in a Lincoln Navigator and visiting Abraham Lincoln historical sites (among others). Adventures with Lincoln records the journeys of the family as well… Read More

  • We are ready for your Buzzes

    Hello! Always one to jump on the latest bandwagon, CrunchGear is fully Google Buzz compliant. You can follow us here and maybe, just maybe, we’ll be able to keep this Google start-up in business by sharing our pithy, witty commentary and expert opinions. Read More

  • Western Digital announces WD TV Live HD Media Player

    Looks like those images that leaked back in August of the WD TV 2 were pretty spot on. Earlier today, Western Digital announced the newest member of its growing WD TV family, the WD TV Live. Read More

  • Video: DirecTV's App Store leaves a lot to be desired

    I know the DirectTV app store has been out for a bit, but I watched this video and was shocked. It seems that DirecTV added these apps or widgets just to be cool and hip like everyone else. They seem like an afterthought and not a well-developed platform. Now, like Dave Zatz points out, it could be that the system has so much lag because of the crappy DirecTV house brand DVR, but don’t… Read More

  • NYC intern needed

    Are you a student or shut-in? Are you a fan of electronic devices? Have you ever spent time in a Turkish prison? If you answered yes to all or two of these questions, have we got an offer for you. CrunchGear needs a Fall intern to help out on the site, attend swanky press events, and make coffee and prepare the editor’s shots of HGH. Read More

  • Today is my last day with CrunchGear

    What the hell? It’s been three years since I first joined this motley crew? I guess so. I’m a man of few words so I’ll keep this short. This is my last day with CrunchGear and TechCrunch. Thanks to Mike, Heather and John for giving me the opportunity to do something that I’ve grown to love over the last few years. Read More

  • Western Digital refreshes external drives, adds auto backup and security

    Western Digital has announced 5 new external hard drives of various shapes and sizes. The refreshed lineup represents WD’s shift towards “smaller, smarter, and safer” storage solutions. As a result, all of these new drives come standard with built-in automatic backup software, password protection, and 256-bit hardware encryption. Read More

  • Contest Winners: Target exclusive Hasbro Transformers Superion

    Sorry for the delay, kids. It’s been a little busy around CG HQ. Without further ado, here are the winners of the Target exclusive Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Superion action figure. Check your inbox! Thanks to everyone for entering and we’ll be sure to team up with Target and Hasbro again in the future to give away more Transformers. Read More

  • Wiimbledon 2009: We raised ~$5000 for Child's Play

    Wiimbledon 2009 has come and gone and I’m happy to report that it was a great success! We had 98 tournament participants and everything went off without a hitch. With the help of generous eBayers, tournament attendees and Barcade, we’ve raised somewhere in the vicinity of $5,000 for the Child’s Play Charity. On behalf of CrunchGear, Wiimbledon and Child’s Play… Read More

  • Contest Reminder: Free Tekken 6 swag

    Don’t forget about our Tekken 6 contest. Some of the fellas on staff think this is too hard of a contest, so if you agree then sound off in comments and we’ll change it up. Read More

  • The iPhone OS 3.0 Announcement Final Scorecard

    The iPhone 3.0 Announcement has come to an (abrupt) end. So how did Apple fare according to our Scorecard? Well, as you can see there is still room for improvement, but slighty better than expected – 75 out of 120 possible points. Here is the specific point breakdown: Read More

  • CrunchGear/TechCrunch Meetup in Tokyo

    Ba Da Da Ding Ding Ding Ding Ding. Greetings from the Land of the Rising Sun, Hello Kitty, Ninjas and all sorts of sexual fetishes. Serkan and I are talking about having a meetup here in Tokyo on Tuesday night. Please drop a line in comments or e-mail me at peterha at crunchgear dot com and let us know if you’d like to join. I’m staying in Ebisu and plan to have the meetup around… Read More

  • Yeah, we did a little tweaking

    You may have noticed a few changes ’round here. Our own web heroes at TC HQ wanted to fix a few things to make the site look a bit less whitespacey. There are few features we’ll be trying tomorrow but until then, what thinks thee? Read More

  • Do you like iPhone apps? Want to write about them?

    Become CG’s iPhone Apps Review Intern (CGiARI, for short.) Email john at crunchgear dot com a ~200 word review of your favorite iPhone app and become one of the better of the best. This position pays only in iPhone apps and beatings, so be warned. Read More

  • Help us, help you: Suggestions for improving Western Digital's WD TV HD Media Player

    Like many of our readers, we’re big fans of Western Digital’s WD TV HD Media Player ’round these parts. The thing is, the WD TV is still far from perfect, even after you install the recent 1.01.01 firmware update (and subsequent 1.01.02 release). Read More

  • Western Digital WD TV, tagline contest winners

    The number of comments for this contest were overwhelming and thanks to everyone who entered. Unfortunately, we only have three Western Digital WD TV HD Media players to give away. But we selected more than three taglines that will soon rotate through the site. To be perfectly honest, a lot of the entries were disappointing. Crunchy with milk and such? Come on. You guys can do better than that. Read More

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