A truly unique opportunity came up for the crew of Gadget King. A great friend of ours, Phil Yeh (Marketing Executive) got us a meeting with the wizards at Alter-G, the cutting edge company making the gravity defying treadmill called the G-Trainer. So we packed our camera and took a trip to bring you the scoop on this amazing device. Alter-G, Inc is located in Menlo...

Posted on Mar 4 2008 - 11:55am by Craig
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Do you keep them in the sock drawer? Do you keep them in the medicine cabinet? Do you keep them in your bedside drawer behind the Old Spice next to the hand cuffs? Do you keep them in your Trunk Station? I keep mine in my PROPHOPOT! The prophopot is an eye appealing bedside storage vessel for condoms. The lid is supposed to look like a rubber but I’m going...

Hail and Well Met, I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of fellow nerds cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced – Gary Gygax, the father of Dungeons and Dragons, the Creator of Role Playing Games has passed away. I know across the world, many of our gadget loving friends will pour a 40 oz of Mountain Dew on the ground to pay respect...

Posted on Mar 4 2008 - 10:29am by Russ
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Let me start off by saying, I shave my head bald about every 3-5 days. I currently use a Gillette Fusion Power Razor and have no complaints, other than the cost of replacement razors. The Gillette gets the job done and doesn’t cut or scrape my head. When I saw the Headblade Sport for $15 I was tempted to give it a try… but still haven’t. Keep...

Posted on Mar 4 2008 - 8:49am by Russ
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Everex has succeeded in making a decent laptop for under $400… enter the VA1500V.  The unit sports a 15.4-inch Wide XGA display (1400 x 900), 1.5GHz Via C7-M CPU, 512MB’s of DDR2 Memory, 60GB hard drive, DVD/CD-RW Drive, and their own “gOS v2 Rocket” operating system.  Grab one at Newegg for $399.99. ...

Dell is hopping on the copycat train with their first ever fully ruggedized laptop, the Latitude XFR D630.  The unit looks like it may actually give Panasonic a run for their money in rugged laptop category.  The XFR D630 meets the MIL-810F military standards for extreme conditions, has a die cast magnesium alloy case, sealed keyboard and door covers, shock isolated...

Posted on Mar 3 2008 - 11:01pm by Lisa C.
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Every once in awhile it’s nice to pretend that we don’t live in front of our computers. In an age of cubicles, smart phones and laptops, one’s home can and should be a place of refuge. The Trunk Station is a space saving device, yes, but it is also a reminder to nurture your inner luddite. Open a book, pet the cat, watch paint dry. The possibilities...

Posted on Mar 3 2008 - 1:27pm by Craig
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Can an office be popped? Yes it can! If it was made by the clever company called Inflate. They created a product called Office in a Bucket and it’s basically an Office in a Bucket. Within 10 minutes your office can be inflated or deflated perfect for that Chop Shop Brokerage firm you’ve been wanting to open. It’s made from PU coated rip stop nylon...

Is your current 802.11G router too slow? D-Link might just have the solution for you, the new Quadband DIR-855 Wireless N Router, which “supports true concurrent 802.11n transmission over both 2.4GHz and 5GHz channels at the same time.” The only catch is that your other wireless gear will need to be compatible with detecting both 2.4GHz and 5GHz channels....

Posted on Mar 3 2008 - 11:52am by Gadget King
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The Virtual GT personal training simulator from Virtual Power Entertainment is the closest thing you can get to driving a race car, without actually driving one. The simulator is run by a high performance gaming computer which comes pre-loaded with a full library of racing software, the GT also has a form fitting MasterCraft racing seat, a force-feedback steering...