gift guide 2011

Welcome To The TechCrunch 2011 Gift Guide

We've been posting quite a few products over the past few weeks, starting with our exciting and inviting <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/bag-week-2011/">Bag Week</a>, and now our nefarious mi

Review: Super Mario 3D Land For The 3DS

It's not hard to love Mario. He's had his ups and downs - what, for example, was the deal with <em>Paper Mario</em>? And <em>Super Mario Strikers</em> was pretty hard to love - but darn it if the litt

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Laptops Are A Geek’s Best Friend

When it comes to gift-giving, there are a few presents that siimply go above and beyond. Getting a first car on your sixteenth birthday (if you're so lucky) is one of those moments, and some young cou

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Six Household Gifts For You And Yours

Home is where the heart is. It's also the place where most people will live and die so give a gift that will make someone's life a bit easier (or fun). No one wants a $20 coffee pot for Christmas. But

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Five Phones To Take Into 2012

The holiday season is upon us, and no gift keeps on giving quite like a smartphone. Think about it — there's probably nothing in your dear friend or family member's life that he or she will use

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: 6 Audio/Video Gifts That Will Light Up The Holidays

There may be no greater gift than a quality piece of home entertainment equipment. I mean that, too. Forget train sets, diamonds and puppies. Everyone wants entertainment this holiday season and we've

Bag Week Review: The Chrome Anton

<strong>What is it?</strong> Is it a messenger bag? Is it a briefcase? How about both? Chrome's Anton laptop bag is equal parts business and play. It comes in both green and black and has a real mili

Bag Week Review: Timbuk2 Swig Backpack

I chose this bag because it's a bit smaller than the other ones I tested this week and it could be good for a younger person or a svelte, slim lady/man about town. It is a fairly standard backpack but

Bag Week Review: Incase Alloy Messenger Bag

<strong>What is it?</strong> So you've already heard about the Incase Alloy Series Compact Backpack, and perhaps you felt that the style was super slick but you tend to prefer messenger bags over bac

Review: Saddleback Leather Thin Briefcase

We covered Saddleback Leather's products <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/08/10/review-saddleback-leather-briefcase/">last year</a> and we thought it would be fun to bring these guys back on

Review: The Nook Tablet Is A Real Android Slate In Ereader’s Clothing

In the mad rush to push out more and more Android slate products, Amazon and Barnes & Noble are like a calm port in the storm. Their devices are touted as <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/

Bag Week Review: Incase Andy Warhol Shoulder Bag (Color: Banana)

<strong>What is it?</strong> Whether your apartment walls are covered in pop art or not, this Shoulder Bag from Incase's Andy Warhol collection brings an entirely new sense of style to the laptop bag

Bag Week Review: Crumpler Pinnacle of Horror

This is my new go-to bag. That's saying something, too. Despite reviewing <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/bag-week-2010/">dozens</a> of computers bags during my tenure at TechCrunch, I've stu

Bag Week Review: Incase Nylon Sling Sleeve

Sometimes you don't need space for clothes, lunch, paperwork and your pet hamster. Sometimes all you need is an easy way to get your laptop from point A to point B safely. If that's the case, then we

Bag Week 2011: The Second Giveaway

Today's giveaway is pretty exciting. For your pleasure, we have a <a HREF="http://www.timbuk2.com/tb2/products/d-lux-racingstripe-laptop-messenger/1408411">Timbuk2 D-Lux Racing Stripe Laptop Messenger

Bag Week Review: Nomadic WR-08 Wise-Walker Shoulder Bag

Next up during this year's <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/bag-week-2011/">Bag Week</a> we have the oddly named but delightfully designed Wise-Walker from Nomadic. This Japanese import is a b

Bang & Olufsen’s New Beolit 12 Speaker Dock Preps For The Holidays

Christmas is right around the corner, and what could be a better complement your gingerbread and eggnog than a full month of Christmas music. Nothing, right? Which is why you may need this new minimal

Bag Week Review: Mission Workshop Sanction

Bag Week continues with our review of Mission Workshop's Sanction backpack. It's a weather-proof pack made for short trips on your bike or long walks in the rain. It's their smallest backpack, far sma

Bag Week Review: The Chrome Krakow Laptop Bag

<strong>What is it?</strong> Boy am I enjoying bag week. <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/14/bag-week-review-the-incase-alloy-series-compact-backpack/">Incase's Alloy series Compact Backp

Phosphor Releases The World Time Sport

<a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Phosphor">Phosphor</a> has just announced a new world time/dual timezone model, the World Time Sport. The company is well-known for their e-ink watches (we <a
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