Monthly Archives: May 2011

NGP to be less ‘investment heavy,’ more ‘affordable’

After years of losses in its PS3 division, it’s no surprise that Sony’s not attempting a fiscal encore. Just the opposite, in fact. Massaru Kato, Sony’s Chief Financial Officer, stated recently that the upcoming NGP handheld won’t be as “investment … Continue reading

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Linus Torvalds releases Linux kernel version 3 to celebrate 20 years of penguin-powered computing

It’s been nearly twenty years since Linus Torvalds let loose Linux on an unsuspecting world, and yesterday he finally updated the open source OS kernel to version 3.0. This third iteration, currently named 3.0.0-rc1, comes 15 years after 2.0 first … Continue reading

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CrunchGear Week In Review: Hammer Time Edition

Weekend Giveaway: A REAL FREAKING THOR HAMMER This Is A Piranha Plant USB Keychain For Today?s Stylish Man Samsung Brings Its LED Lighting Line To The US Fake USB Cable? Check. Hilarity? Guaranteed! Superplayers Take Arcade Gaming To New Heights … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor app for Windows Phone 7 now available

TripAdvisor, the popular travel planning tool, has just launched an app for Windows Phone 7. Just like the mobile website, the app allows you to search for anything travel-related — from hotels and flights to restaurants and points-of-interest to visit … Continue reading

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Libra for Android helps you track your weight using The Hacker’s Diet system

I’m getting fat; that’s what you see on the screenshot to the right — my gradual move from chubby to portly. But never mind the numbers, look at the pretty graph! If you’ve ever read The Hacker’s Diet, this graph … Continue reading

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Here Are a Bunch of Ways to Make Touchscreen Gaming About More Than Screen [Video]

Touchscreens have lessened the need for physical interactive components in devices. But sometimes, they make things, like games, better. Imagine needing to use specially shaped objects to solve a puzzle, or facing a mini-robot standing on top of your screen? … Continue reading

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WiMAX PlayBook 4G announcement betrayed by Google search?

Well, we’ve been waiting for a PlayBook packing something more than WiFi to rear its enterprise-friendly head, and there it is — sort of. Search Google for “Sprint PlayBook” and the number one (non-sponsored) result is a page “introducing the … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Human Outside, Android Inside [Video]

If you’re not a nerd, you shouldn’t buy an Android tablet. Not yet. This one is just like those, except it’s first the one to at least feel like a tablet for real people. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/MJaMwFSBa_0/samsung-galaxy-tab-human-outside-android-inside Jack Henry & … Continue reading

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Amazon Cloud Player review: functional, not mind blowing, and still US-only

It’s hard to believe: our world-spanning network, our Internet, which is the cornerstone of free speech and free society — which, on a good day, is capable of causing populist revolutions – is still crippled by banal geolocation restrictions. We … Continue reading

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Make Voice and Video Calls from the Yahoo! Messenger App for iOS

The Yahoo! Messenger app for iOS has been updated to allow you to make voice and video calls to anyone in your contacts list.  You can call them on their iPad, mobile device, or PC for free, or make low-cost … Continue reading

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