This week in Crave: The creepy crawly edition

Too busy trying unsuccessfully to stream Apple's music event to a non-Apple device this week to keep up with Crave? Here's what you missed.

Too busy trying unsuccessfully to stream Apple's music event to a non-Apple device this week to keep up with Crave? Here's what you missed while you were realizing you were out of luck.

• Reworked iPods and a new version of Apple TV , yes. But also:

• Xbox Live subscribers face a price bump .

• Sony rolls out next-gen e-readers .

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This thing gives us the creepy crawlies. Desk Pets

• A surge protector for vampirephobes .

• Ten megazooms you can get for megacheap.

• Planning a vacay with your virtual girlfriend?

• Cars don't get smaller than this .

• Angry Birds for Android (!), and Archos tablets to play it on.

• Specs and features on the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

• A micro-robot perfect for scaring insect haters.

• For reptile lovers, a tree-climbing Snakebot .

• Mirror, mirror on the wall, how do I look in this lipstick ?

See anything we missed? Send your story tips--from any device you want--to crave at cnet dot com.

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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