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Jackson Wayne makes a messenger bag for time travelers to the Old West

Well howdy, partner! How’s your Django app deployment going? Jackson Wayne makes leather goods with a decidedly old-timey, pre-WWII/post-Pony Express bent. Founded by a former lawyer, Andrew Lynch, the style is based on “old pictures of lawyers and their briefcases” ...

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Apple’s first AirPods ad reminds me of the iPod ads

[embedded content] Ever since the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch took the spotlight, most of Apple ads have been focused on those devices. So it’s always nice to see the company try new things for less important devices, such as ...

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Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is now Snapchat’s chairman

Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, will be stepping down from the company in order to serve as chairman of Snap (the makers of Snapchat), according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lynton’s name may sound familiar with respect to Snap. ...

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The Nintendo Switch will cost $300 and release worldwide on March 3

Nintendo has announced the launch date and price of the Nintendo Switch at an event in Tokyo; the company’s next console will be released worldwide on March 3 for $ 300 in the US and comparable amounts elsewhere. The company ...

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This Swiss watch would power, and be powered by, a heartbeat

Swiss researchers have given a literal twist to the proverbial ticker, designing a clock-like device that could help power pacemakers by harvesting energy from the heart itself — just like an automatic watch harvests movement from the motion of the ...

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This 20-cent whirligig toy can replace a $1,000 medical centrifuge

Centrifuges, which separate materials in fluids by spinning them at great speed, are found in medical labs worldwide. But a good one could run you a couple grand and, of course, requires electricity — neither of which are things you’re ...

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CyberPowerPC intros VR-ready PC for $499, or $1,100 with Oculus Rift

CyberPowerPC has introduced a new entry-level virtual reality-ready pre-built PC with AMD’s Radeon RX 470 on board for $ 499 at Best Buy and Amazon. That’s a new low for an off-the-shelf VR-capable configuration, and it’s also available as a ...

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How Amazon and Nvidia won CES this year

Next Story Samsung’s Gear smartwatches finally get their iPhone app This year’s CES displayed a pretty broad mix in terms of production areas, with plenty of representation for categories ranging from wearables, to health, to VR and beyond – but the clear ...

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And the winner of Hardware Battlefield 2017 is… Siren Care

Next Story Apple’s new ad shows off the Portrait mode for the iPhone 7 Plus The competition was very fierce for the fourth edition of our Hardware Battlefield. Thirteen shockingly good hardware startups competed to win the coveted Metal Man trophy. ...

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TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield finalists are BloomLife, Pillar Technologies, Siren Care and Stratio

Over the past two days, 13 startups have taken the stage at TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield. Now our editorial team has finished deliberating with the expert judges (seriously, expert) and chosen four finalists who will be competing for the big prize of $ 50,000, as ...

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