Crave has had a longstanding tradition of ranting over indecipherable timepieces (among other things), but usually our tirades are reserved for ill-advised wristwatches. So we were depressed to learn that the inexplicable trend has progressed to the wall in the form of the "ChronoArt II." Don't take our word for it: Red Ferret says the clock pictured here should read 8:30. Sure it does.
So, maybe a few of you are ticked off at Gizmodo for that whole iPhone prank. But in my esteemed opinion, they've righted themselves, because they gave CNET senior editor and fellow Craver John Falcone a cool hat and a totally butt-kicking nickname. He's not just John Falcone anymore, he's John "Wayne" Falcone, the "Sheriff-Geek" of CNET! He can brandish five universal remotes at a time and look darned good doing it. Trust me, you don't want to be running into this guy in a dark alley late at night.
We've grown somewhat weary of iPod and MP3 accessories, as should be abundantly clear to anyone who reads this space regularly (all two of you). But everytime we're tempted to impose a moratorium, one comes along that we just can't resist. Today's example: the "i-Snake."
We don't know where to begin, but let's start with what we like: its name. Things start to go south in a hurry after that. One immediate question is its use--if there's an obvious one, we plead blind ignorance. Another point is its design, if it … Read more