Holiday

Apps for holiday shopping

The holidays are almost here and there is still a little time left for last-minute shopping. Instead of sifting though all your discount emails, we found some apps that will help you save money and ma

Amazon’s 2014 Holiday Sees Mobile Shopping Approach 60% Of Total Volume

Amazon stuck with its mystery theme for this year’s holiday sales performance review, saying things like “record-breaking” and “record growth” without really talking abou

Group Text+ Makes It Easy To Troll Your Family Over The Holidays

Depending on your family dynamics, the holidays are either a magical time or the most stressful period of the year. For many, having a smartphone on hand gives a quick escape from dealing with drama,

Apple’s Holiday Ad Paints The iPad As A Device That Bridges Generations

Apple’s marketing team does one thing especially¬†well: Identifying how its products are being used and turning that into a point of emotional resonance via video advertising. The company’

Apple’s New Holiday Ad Flips Your Expectations And Tugs The Old Heartstrings

Oh brooding teenage boy apparently dejected at holiday family gathering, I was you once. But unlike the character in Apple's note-perfect holiday commercial embedded above, I was just doing terrible t

IBM Thanksgiving Day U.S. Sales Data Shows 22% Of Online Transactions Made On Mobile, With Average Order $132

It's Thanksgiving, and <a target="_blank" href="http://www-01.ibm.com/software/marketing-solutions/benchmark-hub/">IBM, via its Benchmark data service</a> is once again tracking how U.S. consumers are

Tired Of Mean And Nasty YouTube Comments? The YuleTube Browser Extension Will Fix That

If you’ve ever gone “deep” into the nastiness that the YouTube commenting section can be, then you know that it’s not a pretty place. Depending on the type of content you&#8217

More American Kids Than Ever Clamor For iPhones And iPads This Holiday Season

Chances are, if you ask a kid in the U.S. what they want to find under the tree (or holiday symbol of your choosing) this year, they'll ask for an iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or iPad mini. Those devices

Open Thread: What Are You Doing Today?

Shopping? Fighting? Dancing? Hugging? Working? Tell us! Remember, you can still win all sorts of crazy stuff today. We’re closing all of our contests tonight.

Computer Hardware Sales Soared This Season

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/comScore.jpeg">According to a ComScore report, computer hardware sales rose 25% this holiday thanks in part to the popularity of the iPad

Staying Safe Online This Holiday Season

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Screen-shot-2010-12-13-at-5.17.16-PM.jpg"><i>Given the recent rash of hacks, let's talk a little about staying safe this holiday. You pro

Happy New Year from CrunchGear

Welcome to 2010, friends, and thanks for reading. Here’s to the coming decade of great technology, amazing insights, and fun gadgets.

Super Mario gingerbread house looks delicious

T-Mobile announces holiday line-up, gives away plane tickets

Word of T-Mobile’s Holiday line-up just came down the wire, and it doesn’t look like they’ve kept any Christmas surprises up their sleeve. Anything that hasn’t been announced o

T-Mobile announces holiday line-up, gives away plane tickets

Word of T-Mobile’s Holiday line-up just came down the wire, and it doesn’t look like they’ve kept any Christmas surprises up their sleeve. Anything that hasn’t been announced o

Big surprise: Nintendo won't have enough Wii this holiday season

This December, a lot of little boys and girls are going to be severely disappointed when they discover they didn’t get a Nintendo Wii for Christmas or Hanukkah. Don’t blame the ‘rent

Happy 4th of July

Happy Independence Day, folks. The CrunchGear team wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th. Enjoy the fireworks, BBQ and your day off. Posting will be light today, so we’ll see everyone tomorrow!

Holiday Portable Media Player Guide: What's Right for You?

There are loads of PMP choices—not all of them from Apple—that are worthy of being carried around and fondled as you go about your day. What’s right for you may not be right for the

Columbus Day!

Well kids, it’s Columbus Day and we’re cutting out early to get sloshed and pass out in pools of our own vomit. It’s the calm before the storm really. We’ll be covering Digital