Every single person with a vagina has had that horrifying moment: you look down, and there’s blood everywhere. It’s always annoying, it’s usually embarrassing, and more than half the time it happens in front of the entire student body.
Don't you hate it when someone claims to have a magical new technology, but won't tell you how it works? When I saw that a super stealthy startup called Magic Leap had raised $542 million to make animals appear out of thin air, I resolved to find out exactly what was going on. Here's what I found.
At 25, I found myself running a very profitable black hat advertising platform. The platform was called Followgen, and I was its sole creator; a self-identified 'hacker' and reluctant resident of New York City. At the time, Followgen was just six months old, and I believed its days were numbered.
In August of 2012 I left my job at a startup in New York City. I was 24.
TechCrunch Disrupt is a tech conference that makes a lot of money for TechCrunch and gives a little bit of attention to tech startups. It's a place where people are overly optimistic, eye-buggingly enthusiastic and entirely removed from reality. A conference for buzzwords that don't mean anything, hollow phrases that…
Since its launch, the Kinect has been hacked in hundreds of amazing and crazy ways. Now, Microsoft is planning to embrace that by helping Kinect-based start-ups realize their potential.
If there's one thing everyone dreads, it's rebooting their computer. It may only take a minute or two, but it can seem like forever. Here are our top 10 tweaks that'll make your computer boot a little faster.
It's short and sweet, but Android's new boot up screen for Honeycomb is pretty slick. It's a pulsating honeycomb that glows like Tron and mixed with a little psychedelic-ness. If only the rest of the UI was as gorgeous. [TechCrunch]
Jim Reekes is one fascinating guy. He created the start-up chime you hear every time you restart your Mac. He uses the word "ear-conic" in a sentence. And in this (slightly NSFW) interview with Dutch TV, he brings the awesome.
Here's what the Nintendo Wii looks like the first time you start it up. Enter in the time, date, name, and what language you speak (I had problems with that one). One cool detail is how the controller vibrates when you scrub over various clickable UI elements.