A new web application called Charlie has raised a seed round of $1.75 million led by Lightbank Capital. The product emails you short, automatically generated one-pagers detailing what you need to know
New hardware startup and Y Combinator Summer 2013 cohort member Senic is launching pre-orders for its first product today, a laser rangefinder like the ones that are sold in hardware stores around the
Google isn’t the only company working on mapping out the entire world with satellite imagery and detailed information about every nook and cranny in the universe. Two companies are teaming up to
<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/14/the-one-that-got-away-kevin-rose-passed-on-pinterest-at-a-5m-valuation/">Pinterest</a> could turn into an absolute monster for e-commerce, and we've bee
Remember those sweet vintage Swiss Army axes we saw a while back? The quantity was so limited that they sold out only an hour or so after I posted them. But Garrett Wade has conveniently “locate
Sweet baby Grylls. This “Crovel” tool is absolutely monstrous. Its patent-pending hardened steel shape is alternately sharp, grippy, heavy, and jagged. The rope grip even detaches to form&
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/stock-twits-logo.jpg" /> It's been a good start to the year for <a href="http://stocktwits.com/">StockTwits</a>. For starters, as we <a href="
Oh man. I don’t know what it is about a finely crafted axe that I like so much. I should probably just stop there. But I can’t. I just love axes, and there’s nothing wrong with that.
For $55 you can be that guy.
Sure, it doesn’t have nearly as many sizes of this and that as your regular suitcase-sized tool box, but it makes up for that in cuteness. I think you could still fit a few more in there, though
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/keychainscrewdriversettable.jpg">Putting a screwdriver on a keychain isn’t an entirely new concept, but these “heat treated blackened
<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/digital-ratchet-monkey-wrench-japan.jpg" alt="ratchet" />Ho-ly crap. For $323 plus $20 shipping you can get a digital monkey wrench that tell
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/artificialleech.jpg" alt="artificialleech" title="artificialleech" />While sitting in my dentist's chair recently, I marveled at just how
Not much of a story, really. Once upon a time, a guy thought, “Couldn’t a ‘pager motor’ power a tiny drill?” And it could. The End.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/nice-axe.jpg" />If your vanity gets the best of you when you're <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/devindotcom/3265698106/sizes/l/in/s
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/ba14_hydrokinetic_adjustable_wrench_render.jpg" alt="ba14_hydrokinetic_adjustable_wrench_render" />Capitalizing on the fact that water is
You may have heard last week, while withdrawing all your money from Citibank, that an astronaut lost her tool bag while performing a routine space walk. (Late night comics made jokes along the lines o
I can just imagine Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper’s space helmet fogging up as she yelled “Nooo!!!!” while watching her bag of tools slowly but eternally float away from her. It wasn’t all her f
I don’t know how many of you guys out there have to use chalklines very often, or indeed how many Crunchers have ever even touched one. Personally, I like the idea of chalklines but never get a