Intended or not — I assume it wasn't — Magic Leap became a $2.6 billion bait-and-switch, the consequences of which are now all too apparent.
If you’ve ever dabbled in collectible card games — Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, etc. — you know how quickly collections can grow. One pack turns into two. Two turns into five. Then they r
Magic Leap and the National Basketball Association are partnering with Turner Sports to show live games on its platform in an app that will be available to Magic Leap One "Creator Edition" customers.
Remember the text message-based service on-demand company, Magic Assistant? In a whirlwind two months after the service's launch on Product Hunt, Magic went viral based on its claims to deliver anythi
S. Somasegar Contributor S. Somasegar is managing director at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. More posts by this contributor Business models will drive t
Self-driving race cars are a few years away but why not simulate the roar of robotic Formula 1 cars with a little Raspberry Pi magic? The folks at Piborg are offering the opportunity for hackers and m
How do you bring stage magic to life with contemporary movie technology? That’s what I asked Now You See Me 2 director Jon M. Chu — after all, you could use CGI to make any trick work on-scree
Magic Assistant, an SMS-based personal assistant service, is rolling out a new plan that provides a more premium service for $100 an hour. Magic's new service, Magic+, is built around getting anything
One of the very cool things about hackathons is that you learn what type of technology that people are really using. We’re all wondering what the hot “trends” are going to be at one
America is finally discovering what Asia has known for years: mobile messaging is a commerce platform.
Magic, an SMS-based on-demand delivery service that started as a YC company's weekend project, is raising $12 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia, according to sources. Sources also say that th
Earlier this week, as Re/Code's Jason Del Rey was trying to procure a chicken parmesan via text, we were trying to procure a tiger via text. "You want a tiger delivered? Just text the details and Magi
Get sushi on a boat, a tiger at your door, or make your parking ticket vanish into thin air. An ambitious new startup says it will let you text for anything you want (and they do mean anything) as lon
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic but what if the technology actually creates magic? A group of researchers at the Queen Mary University of London have trained a com
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/MAGIC.jpg" />iBUYPOWER just announced their <em>MAGIC</em> software, a new interface that's designed to let you play any game using multi
In doing a survey of history, a few things could be called “magical and revolutionary” products. These include, but are not limited to, Pegasus, pasteurized milk, the polio vaccine, Apollo
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/g3_htc_hero_1-620x389.jpg">Lookie, lookie. It seems that HTC's next Android handset couldn't avoid the geek paparazzi. We hear that this
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/g3_htc_hero_1-620x389.jpg" />Lookie, lookie. It seems that HTC's next Android handset couldn't avoid the geek paparazzi. We hear that thi
Oh, inventory systems. You’re the source of countless pre-release confirmations, open to anyone with a polo bearing the proper logo. T-mobile hasn’t (officially) confirmed the HTC Magic wa
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/htc-magic.jpg" />If we are to believe this Vodafone ad (and who are we to doubt the Internet), the European carrier will be the exclusive