Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo dominate the console gaming space, and that’s a sentence I probably could have typed at any time in the last decade or two. But every now and then a company decides to try to take them on… sometimes with a cheaper, more accessible alternative and sometimes with a platform that basically […]
If you visit the website for phone maker Saygus, you’d be forgiven for thinking the company released its last phone in 2015. The site is filled with quotes from news articles proclaiming that the Saygus V² was the “coolest gadget,” “top disruptive innovation” or “best of CES.” But Saygus didn’t actually release a phone in […]
If the Saygus V² smartphone had shipped in 2015 as originally promised, it would have been an impressive device. The phone featured the one of the best processors available at the time, some of the highest-resolution front and rear cameras, plenty of built-in storage plus two microSD card slots and a removable battery. But the SaygusV² didn’t ship […]
A few years ago BlackBerry was working on a TV box to compete with the Apple TV, Roku, and other devices that bring internet video to your TV. It was code-named “Cyclone,” and apparently BlackBerry got as far as producing some prototypes… but the project was canceled before the BlackBerry Cyclone ever went on sale. […]
Been waiting for one of those Crunchpad JooJoo tablets that you ordered months ago? Keep waiting. If you’re still convinced the tablet isn’t vaporware, you can still pre-order one for yourself.
For much of the past year, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has been working with a small group on a pet project called the CrunchPad. It was designed to be a 12 inch tablet style device for surfing the web from a couch. While Arrington always said the device was supposed to be a web-only device […]