This week in Crave: New iPhones (again) and dung Beetles

Didn't stay up to the minute on Crave this week? Don't worry; our handy roundup is here to save the day.

This week was low key on the official-news front, but rather busy on the rumors front. As a gadgets blog, we report on rampant speculation, as well as cold, hard facts--and everything in the middle. Here's some of what you missed.

• Fact: Amazon releases two free games for the Kindle.

• Rumor: iPhone 5 might be here sooner than we think , with a smaller iPad in tow.

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Wow, look at the calves on that guy. Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET

• We think: This might be the best case for the iPad .

• For nerds: Is PC gaming about to zenith ?

• For geeks: How a life-size Gundam comes to be , with video.

• Awesome: Samsung's new point-n-shoot has a built-in USB plug , and it's about time.

• We ask: Have you heard about this new BlackBerry , the Torch?

• Free: We're giving away a gaming headset, and you could win .

• Sort of gross: New VW Beetle gets powered by poop .

• Dunno: When will all Android users get Froyo ?

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About the author

    With more than 15 years experience testing hardware (and being obsessed with it), Crave freelance writer Matt Hickey can tell the good gadgets from the great. He also has a keen eye for future technology trends. Matt has blogged for publications including TechCrunch, CrunchGear, and most recently, Gizmodo. Matt is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not an employee of CBS Interactive. E-mail Matt.

     

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