Philadelphia

  • Uber Wants To Drive You To The Philly Mini Meet-Up

    Uber Wants To Drive You To The Philly Mini Meet-Up

    Next Tuesday we’re invading Philly for an evening of networking, fun, and bacchanalian pleasure. Are you coming? Josh Zelman, Jordan Crook, Chris Velazco, and myself will be rolling into Philadelphia on Tuesday morning and we’re ready to talk start-ups, tech, and all things in between. We’re excited to head out to the city of brotherly love and we’re also excited… Read More

  • Get Ready For The TC Mini-Meetup In Philadelphia On June 19

    Get Ready For The TC Mini-Meetup In Philadelphia On June 19

    Everything is in readiness for our upcoming Philly meet-up where we’ll imbibe fine beverages, eat some DiNics, and talk about what you’re working on. The goal of this meet-up is networking and pitches so come prepared with a thirty second pitch and please, please, please no paper. We want to talk to as many of you as possible and in the our goal is to energize and assess the… Read More

  • Surprise! Announcing The TC Mini-Meet Up In Philadelphia On June 19

    Surprise! Announcing The TC Mini-Meet Up In Philadelphia On June 19

    If you’re in the City of Brotherly Love, you’re in a for a treat. Thanks to constant entreaties by one of your own, Anthony Coombs, we’re going to hold a mini-meet up in Philly on June 19 at the Field House, 1150 Filbert St. Please RSVP here. Read More

  • Uber Feels The Brotherly Love, Begins Testing Its On-Demand Car Service In Philadelphia

    Uber Feels The Brotherly Love, Begins Testing Its On-Demand Car Service In Philadelphia

    I use Uber all the time when I travel, and it’s always sort of a bummer to come back home knowing it’ll be weeks before I get to ride in another Uber towncar. Well, that’s thankfully no longer the case — according to a new post on the company’s official blog, Uber has just soft-launched in Philadelphia and now has a small crew of their tell-tale black cars… Read More

  • If you live in Philadelphia, you have plenty to do this weekend

    Philadelphites (Philadelphanaes? Philadelphonistas? Philadelphonzos?) – Philadelphians! You have your weekend all mapped out for you, assuming you’re a geek. Read More

  • Geek Weekend: Philadelphia, PA

    In this new series we’ll be offering you a list of cool things to do in cities across America and around the globe. This Geek Weekend we present Philadelphia, the city of geek love, where you can check out ENIAC, a Star Trek exhibit, and buy a geeky faucet. For questions about Philly, Tweet VisitPhilly. Want your city featured? Drop us a line at tips @ crunchgear.com. Read More

  • Attention East Coast Star Trek fans

    We have some good news, Trekkies. We’ve got the inside scoop that the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia will be hosting one of two traveling conventions in May. If you recall, the Franklin Institute was home to the kick ass Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit we covered last year. Hit the jump for details on Stark Trek: The Exhibition, nerd. Read More

  • T-Mobile’s 3G turned on early in Philadelphia

    Know what I learned the last time I was in Philadelphia? Ben Franklin invented EVERYTHING. So it may be that Mr. Franklin is behind the surprise early launch of T-Mobile’s 3G service in his fair city. A post left yesterday on HowardForums details the adventures of one young man unexpectedly enjoying “800-1000kbps download and 200-300kbps upload” speeds. While some… Read More

  • T-Mobile’s 3G turned on early in Philadelphia

    Know what I learned the last time I was in Philadelphia? Ben Franklin invented EVERYTHING. So it may be that Mr. Franklin is behind the surprise early launch of T-Mobile’s 3G service in his fair city. A post left yesterday on HowardForums details the adventures of one young man unexpectedly enjoying “800-1000kbps download and 200-300kbps upload” speeds. While some… Read More

  • Philly's Wi-Fi is back on track

    A Wi-Fi signal broadcasts in Philadelphia. Let’s all celebrate! Right. The municipal Wi-Fi system in Philadelphia that was abandoned a few months ago is now back, thanks to a local gaggle of investors. The network, which was started by Earthlink some three years ago, is about 80 percent complete. The goal is to cover as many of the city’s 1.6 million residents in Wi-Fi. The new… Read More

  • Phillie Phanatic p0wns Darth Vader

    My buddies Tim and Eric from Geekadelphia sent this over and I just couldn’t stop laughing like a hyena for five minutes. Storm Troopers invaded the field and Darth took on the Phillie Phanatic in a deadly lightsaber duel. Why can’t Storm Troopers show up to everything? Read More

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