gift guide 2011

Last-Minute Gift Guide 2011: Things For The Audio Lover In Your Life

You've got a few hours left before all of the free "Get it before Christmas!" shipping deals come to a close, and you've still got people left gift-less. What ever will you do? Give'm the gift that

Hands-On With The 4Moms Origami Stroller

When I first saw the <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/28/the-4moms-oragami-look-at-this-robotic-stroller-look-at-it/">4moms Origami</a> stroller, I knew it would be a hit. It's a robotic s

Review: Orb Audio Booster With Super Eight Subwoofer

<a HREF="http://www.orbaudio.com/boosterandspeakerpackage.aspx">Orb Audio</a> is roundly seen as being a company that produces decent to excellent mini speakers at a price that is, at the very least,

Review: Krups EA82 Automatic Espresso Maker Makes You Love To Love It

I was about to add this coffee maker (excuse me: espresso maker) to the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/16/2011-gift-guide-best-stuff-for-luddites/">Luddite gift guide</a> but instead I f

2011 Gift Guide: Best Stuff For Luddites

Not everyone needs a Google Nexus. Some of you - and your friends - are happy to exist in a plane without technology, a world dedicated to quiet reflection and acoustic jamming. Here are some of our

TokyoFlash On Air Touchscreen Watch: For The Space Robot In Your Life

Another day, another Tokyoflash watch. This one, the On Air, has an LCD screen with backlight and you tell time by reading the numerical minutes read-out as it rotates around in place of the hour hand

Review: Iomega 2TB Mac Companion Hard Drive

Iomega's Mac Companion hard drive is a 2TB ($349, 3TB model is $449) desktop drive with a few features that make it interesting to the average Mac (or PC) owner. While it doesn't have the bells, whist

The Nao Next Gen Bot Will Be Your Friend When No One Else Will

Whoa. I thought <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Pleo">Pleo</a> was hot but this thing is out of this world. It's basically a little walking robot that can see, hear, and recognize you from a

TechCrunch Gift Guide 2011: Best Toys

If you're an Aunt, Uncle, Grandfather, Grandmother, Godmother, Godfather, Foster Parent, or just plain old mommy or daddy, you might have some kids on your holiday shopping list. These are some intere

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Nook Tablet And Kindle Fire Accessories That Are Must-Have

These new e-reader-tablet hybrids are shaping up to be the hottest gifts of this year. Amazon's Kindle Fire is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/02/kindle-fire-3-9-million/">flying off both

2011 Gift Guide: 6 Hot PC Accessories To Keep You And Yours Warm This Holiday

Most of us eat, sleep and drink at our desk. It's our live and we can do with it whatever we please. If your loved one spends more time at a desk in front of a computer than anywhere else, the followi

The Behringer iNuke: The 8-Foot iPhone Dock For The Oligarch Who Has Everything

While I'm fairly certain that this is a publicity stunt tied into the upcoming CES season, BEHRINGER (their caps, not mine) has announced the iNuke, an 8x4 foot, 700 pound iPhone/iPad dock. It costs $

New USB Rocket Launcher Matches Your Scorched-Earth Management Style

These USB rocket launchers are nothing new, but this model now supports direct control via an iPhone or iPad, allowing you to remotely aim and rain down hellfire upon unsuspecting office mates from

DIY Printable Strandbeest

Theo Jansen is an artist who makes wild animated, wind-powered robots that seem to have a life of their own. Once you set them up on a beach and let them go, they undulate, slide, and coil across the

LG Nitro HD Review: You Win Some, You Lose Some

I find myself looking at the <a href="beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/28/atts-lg-nitro-hd-gets-official-lte-720p-display-249/">Nitro HD</a> with mixed feelings. In some ways, it's exactly what I've been

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Sports Watches To Help Burn Off The Turkey

If you're planning a marathon next year or just full of delicious stuffing and turkey, you may want to look into getting a sports watch. These wrist computers offer GPS, heart-rate, and pace measureme

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: iPhone Accessories For Every Type

Apple has sold over 17 million iPhones in this past quarter alone, so chances are that someone you'll have to buy a holiday present for will already have one. Instead of the usual "cheesy card and swe

The 4Moms Origami: Look At This Robotic Stroller! Look At It!

There are things you need to be afraid of when you're a new parent. There's gluten, pull cords, Disney products, and BPA, to be sure, but what about wild robotic strollers that look as if they'll eat

AT&T’s LG Nitro HD Gets Official: LTE, 720p Display, $249

AT&T sure isn't wasting any time on shoring up their LTE lineup: just a few weeks after the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/31/att-reveals-first-lte-phones-htc-vivid-and-samsung-galax

Cyber Monday Gadget Guide

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/23/black-friday-2011/">Black Friday</a> is an awful day compared to today. Sure, you <em>might</em> walk away with that one deal you had your eye on, but f
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