• McCain campaign sells old BlackBerry for $20 with loads of private information still present

    Flickr’d The three ring circus known as the McCain campaign continues to provide us with hilarity even though it ended, what, six weeks ago. A fire sale of sorts was held the other day at the former campaign headquarters and a local Fox TV station was able to buy a BlackBerry for only $20. Even more amazing is that the campaign never bothered to clear out the BlackBerry’s… Read More

  • Did Obama Win Yet?

    The U.S. Election isn’t until tomorrow, but doesn’t it already seem like Obama has won? That is certainly the impression you get if you look at any of the polls, state-by-state electoral maps, or prediction markets out there. Even the latest Fox News poll has Obama leading McCain by 50 percent to 43 percent. My favorite prediction tool, and the one with the best record of… Read More

  • Video: Election divides Azeroth along faction lines

    Pay close attention to this video, citizens of Azeroth! It shows just how divisive this presidential campaign has been: Human against Dwarf, Tauren against Orc. It’s madness. And this, in a time when all of us should be focused on eliminating the Scourge. But seriously, folks, it’s a fun video that will definitely be appreciated by World of Warcraft fans. That McCain has a stamina… Read More

  • Burned Out: Obama spent $44K on video game ads this month

    There’s only five days till this insufferable election ends, and one of the more interesting stories as far as we’re concerned (“we” being the tech community) was that “Obama buying Burnout ads” from a few weeks ago. Some people freaked out, others were all, “What’s the big deal? Just drive past the ads,” and others were like… Read More

  • If Sales Of Halloween Masks Could Predict The Election, Obama Would Be President

    Everyone has their favorite way to predict who will win the Presidential election. Amazon likes to keep track of Halloween mask sales. Supporters of either candidate can buy rubber masks of each to wear for Halloween. So far, 57 percent of the masks Amazon has sold have been Obama masks, versus 43 percent for McCain masks. The weird thing is that is right around the same number that McCain… Read More

  • Obama buys channel on Dish Network: Broadcasts his message 24/7

    Call: Barack Obama has so much money… Response: How much money? Call: He has so much money that he can buy a channel on Dish Network, where he’ll pump his campaign messages 24/7. If you’re keen to check out Obama’s channel, tune in to channel 73. It runs through November. And no, it’s not Dish Network endorsing Obama or anything. It’s merely a paid… Read More

  • The Race For Attention Tightens Online As McCain Gains On Obama

    Now that convention season is over and the candidates have about eight weeks before they find out who will lead the United States for the next four years, it’s time we compare each candidate’s attention online as we head into the final stretch. According to Google Trends data, Republican candidate John McCain is quickly gaining ground on Barack Obama and witnessed a spike in… Read More

  • Study: Blogs Love Obama, News Sites Love McCain. But McCain Is Catching Up By Going Negative.

    Who is doing a better job of getting his message across on the Web: John McCain or Barack Obama? Conventional wisdom says that it is Obama, whose performance on the Web has been strong since the beginning. And conventional wisdom is still correct when it comes to blogs and social networks. But a new study by Attributor that is being released today shows that McCain is actually leading… Read More

  • Fathead goes political, launches Obama and McCain Fatheads

    Who is going to buy these? Are you really going to hang an Obama Fathead in your ruckus room? Like all your buddies are going to want to hang out with you and your new, life size friend. What more do you need to know? The new Fatheads are $79.99 and available now. Pick either Obama or McCain.  PR Read More

  • McCain, technology, and you

    John McCain’s technology plan was released yesterday. Since the plan is from a politician, obviously you might want to approach with skepticism, but click through for our summery. In no way does this reflect the views and/or opinions of Crunchgear, we’re just summarizing the long-ass article for you. Read More