This week in Crave

Didn't keep up on Crave this week? Don't worry, we've got your back. Here's a review of some of the truly interesting stories we covered.

Too busy getting to know Joe the Plumber this week to keep up on Crave? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here's a look back at just a few of the truly interesting, strange, and marvelously silly stories we Craved.

Toshiba Portege
Apple wasn't the only company with laptop news this week. Toshiba released the Portege R600. Toshiba

• After endless speculation about tablets, touch screens, and recession-friendly prices, Apple announced a solid list of upgrades and improvements to its MacBooks. CNET's Dan Ackerman checked under the hood .

• But Samsung and Toshiba refused to let Apple steal the laptop limelight.

• Our cheeky compatriots over at Crave UK got an exclusive hands-on with the new Cowon 02.

• Behold the best LCD TV CNET has ever tested.

• Sorry. It'll be a little while longer before you get to touch the Sprint HTC Touch Pro.

Sprint HTC Touch Pro
The HTC Touch Pro: not so fast! Sprint

• Live near a shooting range? These speakers might just be for you.

• The LG Rhythm is gonna get you.

• Video games are good . Um, duh.

See anything fantastic we missed? Inventing something we should know about? Write to us at crave dot cnet dot com. We'd love to hear from you. And have a great weekend!

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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