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A farewell to gadgets

Though this marks the sixtieth and final—for now—Gadgetbox column, we will not leave you empty-handed. Savor our parting gift, these three last gadgets, until we meet again.


I spy

They're not so far apart, the James Bonds and Bruce Waynes of the world—they're two sides of the same coin. But regardless if you opt for the "heads" of government-sponsored espionage or the "tails" of vigilante-style street justice,...


So metal it hurts

With next Monday being my birthday, on this week's Gadgetbox, I'm going to talk about some of my interests. Perhaps you can divine a suitable gift from this trio of interesting gizmos.


Check yourself, before you wreck yourself

My concerns for safety have inspired me to pass on my knowledge and goals to you, dear readers. So this week, we have three ways for you to protect yourself from the manifold risk and dangers that this existence brings with it.


The not-so-great outdoors

Anyway, should you be braver than I and venture out into the Overworld, you might find yourself a bit at loose ends. Fortunately, we’ve assembled for you this collection of gadgets that should make your outdoor experience worthwhile....


Run for the hills

The Gadgetbox lineup for today: leading off, a delightful plug-and-play apparatus for your SATA hard drive; in the two spot, a planter for those without a green thumb; and finally, coming up third, a gadget that’ll give you a run for...


Juice, to go

On this week’s Gadgetbox, we bring you three devices that help make powering up on the road simple and fun. Well, simple anyway. We shed some light on the subject with a combo flashlight/charger, help you harness the power of the sun,...


Monster mishmash

On this week’s Gadgetbox, we’ve got a terrible trio of monster-themed treats for you. First up, the tools you’ll need to survive a monster encounter, followed by a truly monstrous webcam, and, to top it all off, a game that only a...


Walk on

In our panoply of technology this week, we bring you three lovingly hand-selected gizmos to potentially improve your life and invoke your sense of wonder: a handy portable power strip, a finger-keyed vault, and the game of walking.


The Halo effect

This week on Gadgetbox, a special treat: an in-depth look at the latest in futuristic plasma weaponry, Halo-style.


Time of your life

A quick overview of the technology that Gadgetbox will be looking at this week: a time-traveling whiteboard, a media card reader that can help you decide what to wear, and one of the world’s most seminal gizmos.


Balance of power

For this week’s delightful Gadgetbox repast, we bring you the latest in deadly foam darts, more on Nintendo’s latest peripheral madness, and a shining example of all that you can accomplish with the simplicity of 9.8m/s^2.


Feast of gadgets

Spurious greeting-card-inspired holidays aside, Gadgetbox is still on its weekly crusade for great gadgets. This time around we bring you rocking out with your iPod out, a high-tech timepiece, and getting you (and your buddies)...


Kitchen kitsch

What’s the point in having a kitchen if you can’t stock it with the latest in culinary gadgets? Here’s a trifecta of kitchen-based tech for you this week: self-sufficient salt and pepper shakers, a toaster oven that lives up to its...


See SPOT save

If you get lost rock-climbing (or on your way to the corner store), or managing that stack of devices you call a home entertainment system, or heck, even if you just want to set things on fire, we’ve got you covered on this week's...


Fold a phone

Gadgetbox is back with a special Thursday edition of everybody's favorite gadget blog. We've got plenty in store for you, too, from a foldable cell phone, to Spider-Man's power strip of choice, to a hard drive enclosure for the truly...


CES: The long gadget goodbye

In his third and final installment from CES, Dan Moren presents a triumvirate of tech to fulfill your wildest dreams: a hands-on report on the best (or, at least, most expensive) keyboard ever, more robotic beings to carry out your...


CES: The gadgets strike back

In our second day at the Consumer Electronics show, Dan Moren investigates a couple of the stories that are making serious buzz in the CES arena. And, just to show we haven’t forgotten our roots, we’ll throw in one of our trademark...


CES: The gadget saga begins

Gadgetbox writer Dan Moren has been dispatched to the Consumer Electronics Show to bring the latest on the world of gadget news. Today: a GPS unit that talks back, a TV with double vision, and a monitor that you may have trouble...


Underwater shooting

In this week’s troika of gadgetry for your viewing pleasure, we’ve got a new underwater camera, a handy (literally) measuring device, and a way to keep tabs on people… who probably don’t want you keeping tabs on them.


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