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‘Paranormal Activity’ director Oren Peli launches a new social app

Oren Peli, who wrote and directed the enormously successful film Paranormal Activity, is launching a new iOS and Android app designed to help users create, find and join local events. Spot‘s lau

Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert demos the Spot at Disrupt

The audience at Disrupt got a surprise visit from Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot. While the company’s YouTube channel is quite popular, it’s even more impressive to see one of Boston Robotics’ ro

Spot launches to help users share recommendations on local gems and travel tips

Spot, a startup that says it can help you find “the best places in the world,” is launching to the public. The company emerged from “startup studio” Expa. It’s also anno

Spot Taps Experts And Friends To Recommend The Best Restaurants, Shops And More

Startup studio <a target="_blank" href="http://expa.com">Expa</a> is unveiling its newest company today — <a target="_blank" href="http://spot.com">Spot</a>, which promises to help users to find "th

A spot for your earphones

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/spotforearphones.jpeg" />For $13, you can purchase Spot for Earphones, a simple little solution for managing the long cord on your MP3 pl

DeLorme announces Earthmate PN-60w, a satellite messaging GPS unit

SPOT watches dead

Sorry, SPOT fans. MSN Direct is no longer adding SPOT technology to watches and is essentially scrapping the Smart Watch program. The project has been dying a slow death for years now and with the add

SPOT outdoors GPS device sends txt messages of your location to friends, family

[photopress:spotspotspot.jpg,full,center] My idea of camping includes walking through Union Square to get to the subway, but I know plenty of y’all enjoy roughing it. While sleeping under the st

Quick look at the SPOT communicator

The SPOT is a handheld GPS device that communicates via satellite to call for help or just check in with loved ones. The orange device reports your current position and lets you map your trek on Googl

Gadget Spotter: Bloody iPod Edition

Ooo! So gruesome. How could they do that?! I’m starting a new feature on weekends called Gadget Spotter. Basically, I’m going to put my obsessive TV watching to good use. Every weekend, I&

CES 2007: Dear Diary…Hump Day Part Two

It’s been a long friggin’ week, but I’m in the home stretch now. Just four meetings left: Cyberlink, Toshiba, Linksys and Microsoft’s SPOT group. If you’ve bought a new W

Melitta Smart Brew: Coffee and Weather, Fresh Each Morning

I love coffee. I love gadgets. I like coffee gadgets. There are several high-end, fancy-pants coffee makers in the world, but the Melitta ME1MSB Smart Brew adds something more than sweet, sweet caffei