Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories

Instagram is testing a feature that will show users when someone else takes a screenshot of their story. Users included in the test are getting a warning that the next time they take a screenshot of

Gadget Story Time with Spectacles

Spectacles by Snap are a lot of fun! Join us as we put them through their paces, try them out, talk to people on the street and just have a really great day. I would tell you more, but I don't want to

Gadget Story Time with EPIKGO hoverboard

I have a love-hate relationship with hoverboards. They make me happy when I ride them but they suck to fall off of lol. The other day I saw a guy carrying his newborn baby while riding a hoverboard a

Quick Look: Chumby One

<img src="">Ladies and germs: the Chumby One. Hot on the heels of its soft, leathery older brother, the Chumby One goes for a more non-nonsen

You're worth it: How the "premium" perception is changing the way we buy gadgets

This guy was asking the quality question way before the PSP Go The PSP Go just launched and the blogworld is in a tizzy about the price – $249 – and the apparent chintziness of this new PS

Back-to-School: Social Improvement Tips from Neil Strauss

As you settle back into the dorms and sift through syllabi while searching for drink specials from the local pub, you also should put in some time improving your social life. The fall is a great time

Interview: Rob Burkinshaw, game designer and creator of homeless Sims

Yesterday we posted about Alice and Kev, homeless Sims that exist entirely in the world of Sims 3. They are a family. Alice is a girl with the traditional adolescent pre-teen worries but she’s s

Father's Day Wishlist: What to buy for Pop on Sunday

I’ve been going through the items I’ve seen and bought this year and thought I’d share a few things that would make me particularly happy this Father’s Day. To that end, I&#821

Interview: Jack Conte, Internet musician

Jack Conte is an Internet musician who makes his living from selling MP3s online and generally running around like a madman making great music. I was introduced to him through Electro-Harmonix but I w

Interview: 20+ questions for JAGTAG's Dudley Fitzpatrick

I recently had the opportunity to have a phone conversation and Q&A session with JAGTAG Founder and CEO Dudley Fitzpatrick. JAGTAG, for the unfamiliar, is a company that specializes in the creatio

Quick Look at the Pacemaker DJ Device

<img src="">I apologize in advance for this video but I'm trying my hardest to make great mixes on my <a href="

The surfeit of content: Life in the post-optical world

<img src="">As William Gibson said, "The future is already here - it is just unevenly distributed." A few years ago I thought streaming video

Kindle for iPhone walkthrough

<img src=""> We just downloaded and installed the Kindle for iPhone app and you can color me impressed. Not only do you get - almost -

Exclusive: CrunchGear's Kindle 2 unboxing

Welcome to KrunchGear’s Kindle 2 Dekontainment, a video in which we unbox the Kindle 2 and show off some of its various and sundry features. Here are our initial photos including the Kindle Kove

Review: Casio Oceanus Cachalot OCW-P500TDJ-1A1JF solar radio watch

<img src="">This ain't your daddy's Casio. The Cachalot, the latest solar radio watch from Casio's high-end brand, Oceanus, is in

Review: Griffin Technology Clarifi iPhone Case

I am the kind of guy who can appreciate damage. It is the way of things. Entropy is part of the natural order of events—an unstoppable phenomenon.  For some, it is hard to accept this after forking

Bill Gates wants to help the third world with cellphone banking

<img src="">The GSMA, a worldwide consortium of mobile industries, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Fou

Palm OS: I remember when

<a<img src="">Like many of you, I used a Palm device back in the day. This was back in 1998 when mobile phones were only good for m

Review: JVC Everio GZ-MG330

<img src=""><strong>Pros:</strong> Small size. Sturdy. Zoom. Records to 30 GB hard drive. Affordable. <strong>Cons:</stron

MagicJack and the problem with gadget start-ups

<img src=""> You have a great idea for a product. You have a great designer. You have a manufacturer willing to pump something out for not much mo
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