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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

Welcome to the Unreasonable Stance, where our own John Biggs takes the minority opinion on a tech matter and defends it with convenient data, spun numbers, fanboyism, and insults until he proves, with

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

CrunchRumor: HD DVD version of Transformers will be transformable, whatever that means

I’m not sure where I heard this rumor, but if you’re a Transformers fan and you’re set up for the whole HD DVD experience then take heed for this may pique your interest. So ya know how the menu

DemystifyingDigital: New & Easy Camcorders

DemystifyingDigital is a new feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of DemystifyingDigital.com If you’ve ever seen the return rate on digital camcorders at Best Buy you’d know that they are

Great Outdoors: Geek Grilling Tips

<div class="center"Editor’s Note: Jonny from SteakFeed here is guest writing this piece specifically for CrunchGear. When it comes to the topic, he’s more of an expert than we

Ultimate High-Tech Picnic

Everyone loves a good picnic in the summertime: Gourmet sandwiches, wine, cheese, and the great outdoors can go a long way toward relieving 9 to 5 office drudgery. But there are a few ways you can tak

The Great Outdoors: A Bright, Scary Place

It’s been three days since iDay and it’s time we all got some sun. Whether you’re ensconced in soggy, hyper-humid climes or settled comfortably in a Global Warming heat wave, we enco
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