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Time for pew pew pew

on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

ThinkGeek is currently taking preorders for their Asteroids-inspired Classic Arcade Wristwatch.  Despite looking just like an old school arcade cabinet, complete with mini joystick, a majority of the watch is purely decorative.  Sad trombone.  The face features space rocks of different sizes for the hour and minutes hands and a space ship seconds hand.  TheRead More…


Citizen AO9030-05E Eco-Drive Avion watch review

on Monday, December 16th, 2013

We have featured quite a few time pieces here on the Gadgeteer, including smart watches and funky Japanese watches with unusual displays. Those styles of watches may be unique and packed with features, but if your idea of the perfect wrist watch is more old school, you should check out the Avion from Citizen. TheRead More…


Updated Commodore 64 scratches your 80′s retro itch

on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

Ah, the 80′s.  Neon fashions.  Big hair.  And the heady days of the personal computing explosion, including the venerable Commodore 64.  That’s 64 kilobytes of RAM, man.  I was my first computer and, I used it to create my first very basic BASIC programs.  If you’re a nostalgic fan, this may be your lucky day. Read More…


Carry a bazillion retro games in your pocket

on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
Posted in: Gaming Gear

ThinkGeek has just posted the Pocket Retro Game Emulator on their site. This pocket sized device has a 2.8 inch screen (320×240), 4GB of internal memor and can be expanded via miniSD. The great thing is that you don’t have load emulator software to use it. Just load your favorite 8-16 bit ROMs from NES,Read More…


Spotlight Gadget – Ray Gun Pen

on Saturday, February 7th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

I know you want this roller ball pen from ACME Studios, Inc. and designer Ben Hall. I mean who wouldn’t want a cool retro pen like this one. It looks like something the Flash would use. Too bad that it costs $130. Ouch! I think I’ll just keep using a good old Bic.