• In Washington DC today? Go get a free cup of coffee, battery recharge on Sprint's dime

    Here’s a quickie. Should you find yourself in Washington, D.C. today for that inauguration thing, be sure to head over to Sprint’s retail store (609 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.). While there, you can grab a free cup of coffee and a free battery charge. Nothing wrong with that, I suppose. Read More

  • The TechCrunch Guide To The Inauguration

    Whether you are headed to Washington for the Obama Inauguration or simply want to follow along online, there is no shortage of sites and applications dedicated to the national party on Tuesday, January 20. Of course, every major news site will have videos, photos, and reporting from the event. But the people lining the parade route will also be Twittering, uploading photos, and capturing… Read More

  • Experience inauguration overload with DirecTV's Mix channel

    DirecTV has the ultimate inauguration station in case you were planning on watching Obama’s big night at home rather than at your local theater. The mosaic combines eight, high-def stations into one mix that lets you select which station you wanna watch in full screen, high definition. DirecTV has been doing this for a few years with sports but this is probably the first time a President… Read More

  • Obama's Inauguration expected to overwhelm DC, mobile networks

    In 33 days, President-elect Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th President of the USA.  What does this have to do with mobile?  Well, with a ginormous-sized crowd expected to attend Obama’s inauguration, a spokesman for the CTIA warns that cellular phone systems around the National Mall in Washington, DC could be overloaded under such conditions. Read More