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Web campaign vows to blast BP with vuvuzelas

Tapping into a frustrated public and the viral Web's love of pranks, one guy in New York is raising money to send 100 vuvuzela players to BP's corporate headquarters in London.

By June 30, 2010


Geeks join crusade to kill grating vuvuzela

Lifehacker is offering a video primer on how to filter the din of those noisy horns during soccer broadcasts. Our ears are very thankful.

By June 17, 2010


Great, now vuvuzelas are tweeting too

The horn that has converted the World Cup 2010 into the [BZZZZZZZZZZZ] inside of a beehive is doing the same on Twitter. Help us all.

By June 17, 2010


Ep. 603: Where we cram it up your vuvuzela

Jeff skipped out on yesterday's show to cover the news conferences at E3, but he's back today and excited about the Nintendo 3DS, the first portable 3D gaming system on the scene. It might look like a DSi, but the 3DS has major graphical enhancements that allow for 3D gameplay, including dual lenses on the outside of the clamshell for 3D photos and a depth slider that lets you adjust the effect to your preference.

By June 17, 2010


Vuvuzelas blamed for flus, hearing loss, stray pets

Those tuneless plastic horns causing some headaches at the World Cup could be leading to other problems as well, researchers warn. But is the criticism overblown?

By June 15, 2010


The 404 603: Where we cram it up your vuvuzela (podcast)

Nothing ruins a soccer game faster than 40,000 fans blowing their hardest into the most annoying toy ever created: the vuvuzela. Here's how to get rid of that sound forever.

By June 16, 2010


HTC Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich update cancelled

Another one bites the dust: the HTC Desire HD will not be updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, let alone Jelly Bean.

By July 17, 2012


How much did ads affect Twitter's 2010 trends?

A number of the entertainment entries on Twitter's top trends of 2010 were promoted via its paid ad system. This either taints Twitter's authenticity or proves its edgy business model.

By December 13, 2010


This Week in Crave: The we-can't-hear-you edition

Too busy trying to recover your vuvuzela-damaged hearing to keep up with Crave all week? Here's what you missed while you were filtering the din.

By June 19, 2010


Annoying World Cup horn comes to iPhone

The vuvuzela, the bane of World Cup watchers everywhere, is of course also available as an app for the iPhone.

By June 14, 2010