This year, as CES rolls out troves of new Alexa-enabled toasters, mirrors, and even shower heads, the gathering has become just another symbol of Silicon Valley’s disconnect with the needs of everyday people. Read More
If you need something small, lightweight and indestructible, Timbuk2’s Lightweight Launch Backpack ($129) might be right up your alley. The pack, constructed from famously tough Tyvek, can fit a 13″ laptop comfortably and plenty else. At only 18L, it sounds small,
Welcome to Bag Week 2018. Every year your faithful friends at TechCrunch spend an entire week looking at bags. Why? Because bags — often ignored but full of our important electronics — are the outward representations of our techie styles,
Back in 2016, Apple redesigned the MacBook Pro’s keyboard. It… hasn’t gone as well as they probably hoped. Complaints of failing keys quickly started popping up. Some keys had a tendency to get stuck in place; others move freely, but simply don’t respond. Two years and a lawsuit later,
Brian O’Malley may be the most-poached venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. While rising through the ranks at the global investment firm Battery Ventures, where O’Malley had led deals in Hotel Tonight among others, he was plucked out of the firm by Accel Partners in 2013,
Last week the Association of Independent Commercial Producers announced the winners of its annual awards honoring the best moving image marketing of the year and Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad took home the prize for Advertising Excellence in the single commercial category. Directed by Spike Jonze,
Reddit is rolling out its “news” tab into beta, the company announced this week. The expansion follows on Reddit’s initial test of a news-related feature that began this May, when an alpha version shipped to some users of Reddit’s iOS app. At the time,
Fredrik Thomassen as a consultant used to have the resources to offload the annoying project tasks — like making PowerPoint presentations — but now that it’s gone, he and his team wanted to make that available for everyone. Now the startup, called Konsus, wants to turn that around even faster.
IBM has been a company adrift for the last several years with 22 straight quarters of declining revenue. Against that backdrop, The Register published an article yesterday suggesting there could be massive changes afoot for the company’s Global Technology Services group.
Waymo is bringing its self-driving cars back to San Francisco streets for testing. TechCrunch has obtained pictures of the Waymo Chrysler Pacifica autonomous test vehicle on SF city roads,
Alexa is starting to think for herself. The personal assistant that’s built into Amazon devices like Echo smart speakers and Fire TV may better distinguish itself from competitors like Google Assistant in the future by offering up not just facts or recommendations,
At this point, we're damn near certain that Amazon's big June 18 announcement will be its first foray into the (3D?) smartphone market. But now, thanks to a report from TechCrunch,
最近部分 iPhone 6 Plus 的用户都表示自己的手机出现了莫名其妙的崩溃或无限重启循环的状况。而拿到苹果售后之后最后不得不换了新机，其中一些用户甚至已经连续更换了四次。 在苹果的技术论坛中，许多用户都 ... ...
We've called out various movie and TV tropes that we never want to see again in the past. But today we're calling attention to the silly, stupid, brilliant and hilarious scifi tropes that we absolutely, positively love—and hope we never live in a world without them.Read more...
When Brian Lee and Jessica Alba (yes, that Jessica Alba), co-founders of eco-friendly e-commerce startup The Honest Company, spoke this afternoon at the South by Southwest, they didn’t make any big announcements or drop any (metaphorical) bombs. Nonetheless,
預訂了 Apple Watch 但又怕電力使用時間不夠長？不妨再打開荷包，訂購將會在 5、6 月左右上市的 Wipowerband。Wipowerband 是一件集合電池和錶帶於一身的 Apple Watch 配件，宣稱能夠為 Apple Watch 提供多一倍電量。
The tallest building in the world? The Burj Khalifa. Duh. But if plans had worked out differently for other buildings, the Burj Khalifa wouldn’t even crack the top 10 tallest buildings in the world. Here’s a cool chart showing all the tallest planned buildings in the world.