• Xero Raises $111M And Hires New U.S. Lead For Its Cloud-Based Accounting Business

    Xero Raises $111M And Hires New U.S. Lead For Its Cloud-Based Accounting Business

    New Zealand-founded accounting software firm Xero has raised a $110.8 million round of capital to grow its business in the North American market. Xero — which provides online accounting software for small/medium businesses and accountants — said that the new funds come from Accel Partners and Matrix Capital Management, its largest institutional investor. Accel is providing the… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Matrix Blu-ray bundle for $58

    Blu-ray owners looking to round out their stacks of physical media may want to check out the multi-disc “Ultimate Matrix Collection” — on sale at Amazon for $58 with free shipping today, down from the regular price of $75. Read More

  • The Matrix standalone Blu-ray release is coming

    The Matrix was the de-facto DVD for years, and while it may never reach the same Blu-ray sales numbers, the movie is still near and dear to many. Thankfully, the original film is going to be available on Blu-ray without the need to buy the expensive Ultimate Matrix Collection box set. So mark your calendar for March 24, 2008 and make sure you have $34.99 ready to go. Read More

  • Buzzwords: Pantech Slate is world's thinnest QWERTY phone (but Matrix looks nicer)

    Here’s another phone that’s destined to be bought by dozens of people, the Pantech Slate. This AT&T-branded device, which is due for release later this month, comes with all the normal (for 2006) fixings: a 1.3-megapixel camera, e-mail, IM, yada yada. Supposedly it’s the thinnest QWERTY device out there. You really do wonder, though, as everything these days is thin to… Read More

  • Pantech launches the Matrix for AT&T, looks like an updated Ocean

    Available starting today is the Pantech Matrix for AT&T. It features the same dual sliding keyboard from their Helio Ocean design in a much better looking form factor. Don’t get me wrong, I liked the pill design, but this new QWERTY keyboard looks a lot easier to use. It features a 1.3-megapixel camera, XM radio, Bluetooth and an MP3 player. Get it now in blue, green and red for $80. Read More

  • CrunchDeal: Samsung BDP-1500 Blu-ray player and Blu-ray Ultimate Matrix Collection for $249

    Check it: for $249, you get the BD Live-capable BDP-1500 Blu-ray player and the Ultimate Matrix Collection Blu-ray edition for the same price as the player alone. This is one hell of a deal from Circuit City and probably signals that retailers are willing to throw almost anything to move Blu-ray players. Either go into a local Circuit City store or select both the Samsung BDP-1500 along with… Read More

  • Japanese The Ultimate Matrix Collection Blu-ray packaging takes up an entire shelf

    Because the Japanese are totally known for having spacious apartments with lots of room for crap like this, Warner Brothers has decided to pack the Japanese BluRay release of The Ultimate Matrix Collection into a two foot model of the Nebuchadnezzar. Packed inside the ship are Blu-ray copies of The Matrix trilogy and the cooler-in-theory Animatrix, and plain ol’ DVD versions of 3 behind… Read More

  • Now's your chance to spend $130 on Matrix DVDs

    This is timely for me, actually; I just watched a 720p version of The Matrix a couple days ago and was completely surprised by how well it holds up. Fantastic movie. Of course, the next two were pretty booboo, but to balance out this enormous boxed set they’ve included the great Animatrix and something like 35 hours of additional features. I’d be interested in finding out more… Read More

  • The Matrix is eight years old and so are the moves

    Killer Bean Forever – Official Trailer – video powered by Metacafe Don’t get me wrong, I liked the Matrix movies and the fight scenes were top notch, but everyone has copied that style and it’s getting really, really old, like, eight years old. But it’s not every day you see a… Read More