Tortoise Trapped In Record Player Box Found Alive After 30 Years

Once upon a time, the tortoise Manuela lived a happy life with the Almeidas, a Brazilian family who lives west of Rio de Janeiro. That was 30 years ago, before the day she got lost, seemingly forever. » 1/30/13 5:00pm 1/30/13 5:00pm

Tortoise Gets Chair Wheel Prosthesis to Replace Missing Leg

Thankfully someone had the common sense to glue a wheel from a rolling office chair to our 12-year-old African tortoise-friend's missing leg, instead of going down the popular route of making tortoise soup out of him. » 7/21/11 1:20pm 7/21/11 1:20pm

Runway Closed by Swarm of Turtles

Terrorists? Toxic gas cloud? Meteor shower? No—the NYT reports JFK's Runway 4 was closed for over an hour today because a hundred turtles crawled all over it. » 6/29/11 7:40pm 6/29/11 7:40pm

The Turtle Pen Is Possibly the Only Interesting Pen

Pens! Pens! PENS! Excited? No, of course not, because when was the last time a pen was remotely interesting? Here's a nice exception to the rule: Turtle's "SNAPback" pens expose their tips with a pistol-like cocking action (so much innuendo!) » 5/02/11 3:20pm 5/02/11 3:20pm

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Magnetic Turtle Vacuums Up Pins Better Than a Dyson

A cutesie magnetic turtle that collects pins and paperclips. You remember what those are, right? Like your Firefox bookmarks, but ten years' ago. » 4/12/10 2:20pm 4/12/10 2:20pm

Microsoft's Announcing Something On April 12th (Update: It's Project…

Microsoft's sent out invites for an event on April 12th, plastered with the phrase "It's time to share." It's double entendre about their leaked "Pink" social networking-centric phones, see!?! » 4/05/10 11:59am 4/05/10 11:59am

Microsoft Turtle and Pure Dumbphones Run on Silverlight, Powered by…

With Windows Phone 7 out, everyone has forgotten about the other Microsoft handsets, the allegedly Sidekick-derived Turtle and Pure cellphones. Someone got a peek into the firmware, which confirms some of the rumors about these "not-so-dumb cellphones". » 2/16/10 10:54am 2/16/10 10:54am

Microsoft's Project Pink Phones Show Up On FCC

With MWC right around the corner, all eyes are on Microsoft for the launch of Windows Phone 7. And though we heard Project Pink was in trouble, this FCC filing suggests the Sharp-made Turtle may still be on its way. » 2/13/10 8:30am 2/13/10 8:30am

Turtle and Pure Pink Phones May Be Just Next-Gen Sidekicks

Cnet's Ina Fried says the Microsoft Pink phones leaked yesterday are "more the evolution of the Sidekick" using Windows Mobile as the core OS, and in addition to Microsoft's main phone push. What's interesting is the reason Microsoft bought Danger. » 9/24/09 2:20pm 9/24/09 2:20pm

The Pink Phone Pictures Microsoft Doesn't Want You To See Yet

Project Pink is Microsoft's secret new phone, their first major phone play since the iPhone. Here are the first pictures of Pink phones, Turtle and Pure. » 9/23/09 6:30pm 9/23/09 6:30pm