A list of features Elon Musk has promised to bring to Twitter

Elon Musk has completed his takeover of Twitter, and he has lofty plans for this platform. In the short time he has been at the helm of the platform he has promised things like a new verification syst

Onymos raises $12M to provide plug-in features for apps

Onymos, a “feature-as-a-service” platform for app development, today announced that it closed a $12 million Series A round led by Great Point Ventures with participation from Benhamou Glob

You can now install the first beta of Android 13 on your Pixel phone

Google today launched the first beta of Android 13 and, as usual, this means that if you’re an early adopter who isn’t afraid of a few broken features here and there, you can now install i

Google’s latest Pixel update includes a feature that lets you type responses during calls and more

Google’s tenth Pixel feature drop is launching today with several new updates, including a feature that lets you type to talk during phone calls. The updates are rolling out to Pixel 3a through

Twitter’s Audio Spaces test includes transcriptions, speaker controls and reporting features

Earlier this month, Twitter announced it would soon begin testing its own Clubhouse rival, called Audio Spaces. The new product will allow Twitter users to gather in dedicated spaces for live conversa

Crunch Report | Snapchat Starts Selling Spectacles

Instagram adds some new features to Stories, Snapchat starts selling Spectacles out of vending machines, Facebook has a misinformation problem, Tusk Holdings tries to find silver lining in Trump and N

Listening To The Future With A 3D-Printed Ear

The campus of Washington State University in Southeast Washington’s agricultural region looks like a typical land-grant university. The connected mix of art-deco, modern and post-modern buildings th

Geek Weekend: Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

Wikimedia We’ve been getting requests from various citizens to feature their respective cities in our new Geek Weekend feature here on CrunchGear, so when a request came in for the Twin Cities,

Gruber on iPhone and multi-tasking

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/slime_mold-620x586.jpg"> <a HREF="http://daringfireball.net/2009/04/complex">John Gruber has written</a> an excellent essay on the iPhon

10 gadgets to help you survive the coming economic apocalypse

With the $700 billion bail out on hold and banks dropping like flies, it seems this economic apocalypse will come in – and out – with a bang and not a depression. To that end we’ve d

Back to School: MP3 players

Students! You’re going to be spending a lot of time, on and off the quad, listening to music. I made it through college with an MP3-CD player, but that doesn’t mean you have to. Click thro

AppleTV missing from WWDC; Are its days numbered, or will there be a glorious future?

Shortly after the launch of the original iPhone a year ago, Steve Jobs held a private conference in Cupertino for the employees of Apple where they learned that anyone working at Apple for more than a

CrunchGear's Productivity Week starts now!

We feel bad that many of you sit at your desks or in your cubicles and read our silly gadget blog instead of getting real work done. Sure, you do enough to get by, but you’re never going to get

Unreasonable Stance: GTA IV isn't violent enough

John Biggs Contributor Share on X John Biggs is a writer, consultant, programmer, former East Coast Editor and current contributing writer for TechCrunch. He writes mainly about technology, cryptocurr

Going Green: How to get rid of your gadgety crap

I’d be willing to bet that there are very few people out there who don’t have an old Motorola StarTac in a kitchen drawer or a pale, yellowish 14-inch CRT monitor in the basement or a stic

Going Green at CrunchGear

Geeks are a selfish lot. Our obsessions are resource intensive and damaging to the environment. Every gadget we buy, ever minute we spend charging our iPhones, every laptop we send into oblivion in th

Help-Key: Use Talisman, Squid, Mogrify and this code to really mess with your Wi-Fi stealing neighbors

[photopress:eback.jpg,full,center] It’s tempting, isn’t it? You know you just really want to do this. And I can’t think of a reason why not. I’m considering it for my home rout

The Unreasonable Stance: HD DVD will be triumphant

[photopress:hddvdwins.jpg,full,center] Welcome to the Unreasonable Stance, where our own Devin takes the minority opinion on a tech matter and defends it with convenient data, spun numbers, fanboyism,

An Interview with Neil Strauss of The Game: Foolproof pick-up gadgets

For years, Rolling Stone writer Neil Strauss prowled concert halls, surrounded by women willing to do anything to get backstage, yet the only person who ever kissed him was Tommy Lee. He hung out with

Nostalgic Upgrade: A Look at Phones From My Past

So here we are, entering the fall of another year. This is the time, traditionally, when we prepare our brains to be assaulted by hundreds of ads for electronics (as well as less important stuff) that
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