AT&T Wireless starts with New York and San Francisco on road to redemption

You have to give points to AT&T for at least starting in the right places.The much maligned wireless network division has promised to improve service starting in New York and San Francisco. Smart choices. Most of the media and tech writers that complain 7/24 about their iPhones on AT&T...

Moto Droid the #1 gadget of 2009 according to TIME

Seems I have good taste in gadgets. My now 4-week old affair with the metal and glass behemoth that is Droid has been an especially enlightened time in my life. Loni had to get her hair, nails and eyebrows done this weekend to compete. And even then I was...

Scam alert: Android Market littered with Apps of questionable origin and intent

Advertising on mobile apps is not a crime. In fact, it's a perfectly legitimate way for developers and companies to recoup some costs for apps they create for free and publish to the Android market.However, I do take issue with a handful of nefarious people who are using non-sanctioned...

Cisco FlipShare TV

FlipShare TV from Cisco, the makers of the runaway hit Flip Video camcorder, is now available.Here are some of the reviews below.Looking for a place to buy FlipShare TV? Try Amazon.Review Highlights Engadget: FlipShare TV review Flip's certainly on to something with the idea of the FlipShare TV, and particularly with...

Arrington’s CrunchPad garage project finds new home in DeadPool

Dirty laundry is once again being aired today on TechCrunch in a rambling, he said/she said post by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington about the death of the CrunchPad, a would-be tablet Internet Browser.Over 18 months in the making, it was a joint project between Arrington and a partner, Fusion...

Magellan releases Navigation app for iPhone, Google #1 threat

GPS makers, notably Magellan and Garmin (GRMN, market cap $6.2B), are in full scramble mode. Surprising no one, earlier this month Magellan released an iPhone app version of its Roadmate navigation system for $79.99 (regularly $99), now available on iTunes.Although I'm sure they've seen it coming for a while, Google is...

Black Friday Motorola Droid deals

You may have heard about a new smartphone called the Motorola Droid?You may have also gotten tired already of my incessant cheer-leading... blogging about Android this, Moto that.The phone is remarkable. An iPhone killer, no—again, that requires an iTunes killer first. Content is king. But for now it's the...
Best Twitter app for Android

Top 3 Twitter client apps for Android and Droid

A rival to TweetDeck on the desktop, I've been a long-time fan of Seesmic.

Swype, a replacement for the QWERTY keyboard?

A promising new technology from a Seattle-based company called Swype appears to be a compelling alternative to hunt-and-peck typing on the trusty old QWERTY keyboard. It's another potential start-up success story launched at TechCrunch, in 2008.Instead of tapping on keys, the user types words by tracing a path across...

Take that Droid and Verizon: Apple fights back with new ad campaign

Set to launch tonight, Apple wants to set the record straight with a new ad campaign for its flagship iPhone. It seems that Motorola and Verizon have found a way to get under the skin of the previously unflappable titan of all things gadget cool.In recent weeks millions of...