Fling Pulls Early Eyeballs With A Random Message-Bombing Feature

Make way for (yet) another messaging app. Fling, for that is its name, has a twist -- as all messaging apps must now have -- in the form of a random message-flinging interface which sends your photo o

Futureful, The Janus Friis-Backed AI Predictive Discovery Engine, Rebrands As Random

Futureful, the AI predictive discovery engine backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis which we last covered back in August, has a new name and a new interface -- evolving its proposition of serendipito

Echo bot, a motion-triggered reminder gadget

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/echo.jpg" />Although I don't really enjoy the design of this thing, I think I can appreciate its value. I am an extremely absent-minded p

This dynamo-powered flashlight… it vibrates?

In the distant future, I envision a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Cannibalism and harsh justice are present in equal amounts, and the only thing more prized than bullets… is batteries. In this bla

CrunchSamaritan: Reporting stolen double bass in Santa Barbara

Are you in Santa Barbara? Have you seen a suspicious double bass floating around — possibly stolen from a church sanctuary? Poor Kim had a boatload of gear stolen from the Free Methodist Church,

Random things I spotted in Japan

Can anyone in the audience translate? One more odd finding after the jump.

Manly Arts Festival for the Man in Us

Pulling my head out of monkey work, it is August in Towson, MD, my home town, and the Manly Arts Festival has arrived. The event: How did the gentlemen of Hampton settle their differences, show off th

PatentMonkey: Will the iPhone be used as Apple TV Remote?

So genesis of the iPhone was sometime back in 2005, right? Interestingly, Apple happened to file a continuation on a patent application around that time covering a Universal Remote for controlling a n

First Man in Space

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-369888258105653405&hl=en File this in the not really tech but I don’t care department. Browsing around on Google Video last night, I came acr