gift guide 2009

Review and giveaway: Logitech G330 portable gaming headphones

The Short Version: These headphones fit a sort of questionable niche; who really games and travels so much that they need compact gaming headphones? But that aside, the G330s are still a mixed bag. So

Haier Theatre portable media player

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/image001.jpg">Ooh, shiny. This is the Haier “Theatre” – a portable media player with a 3-inch touchscreen, available in 4GB and 8GB

McCracken looks at the Nook

We didn’t get a Nook yet but Harry McCracken at Technologizer did, which means he’s better than us. Why? Because his last name reminds me of a sea monster. Anyway, Harry found the Nook to

Prank Pack fake gift boxes double up on holiday cheer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/prank.jpg">Just a friendly reminder that these “Prank Pack” fake gift boxes exist for your amusement. Be careful, though, as you run

CrunchGear's Uberprize: A SMART Board 685ix interactive white board

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/hero.jpg" />This week we're going to go a little crazy. We'll have daily giveaways but we're going to offer you the chance to totally go

Board Game Night: Halo Risk, Donkey Kong Jenga, or Nintendo Monopoly?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/games.jpg">By now you've already heard about Nintendo Monopoly, but let's add two more video game-themed board games to the list: Halo Ri

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks available today on Nintendo DS/DSi

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/zelda.jpg">Fans of the Legend of Zelda games who happen to leave the house once in awhile don't need to be told that today marks the newe

Finally, a professional alpine racing sled

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/sled.jpg">Are you a professional alpine sled racer? Bet you’ve been waiting a long time for something like this $900 Alpine Racing Sled

Weekend Giveaway: Astro A40 BxR Special Edition Audio System

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/green_large.jpg" />The folks over at <a href="http://www.astrogaming.com">Astro Gaming</a> wanted to share some holiday cheer and are giv

Stocking Stuffer: YoGen Mobile Charger ($40)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/yogen.jpg">Did you know you can recharge your mobile devices without an actual power outlet? It’s true! You can use solar power, magic,

Review: Gunnar 'MLG Legend' Glasses

Short Version: Gunnar’s “MLG Legend” glasses are a good choice for gamers and workers alike who suffer from eye problems created from staring at a screen for long periods of time. Wh

Stocking Stuffer: Kensington Video Chat Light for Netbooks ($15)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/IMG_0472.jpg">Kensington’s $15 “Video Chat Light for Netbooks” can provide some much-needed illumination to your video chats. It's

Friday Giveaway: Some EZ Grills

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/waltrip-home.png" />Yeah, I don't like the looks of this guy either. Anyone that fit and happy and <i>still</i> not in the possession of

Ladies, don’t let guys have all the fun – Star Trek perfume is here

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/c628_star_trek_cologne.jpg">When Star Trek cologne was unveiled to the world in late July, the odds were officially stacked against femal

Review: The GBoard keyboard for GMail

Short Version: The GBoard costs $19.99. It’s a USB keypad that has nineteen specially labeled keys for specific GMail actions: search, reply, reply all, star, archive, etc. The back of the unit

Public Service Announcement: Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The fine folks over at dealnews and Dealhack have put together a list of shipping deadlines for popular online retailers so you can make sure to get that special gift sent out on time. Here are some o

DLO WallDock takes the cables out of iDevice charging

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/walldock.jpg">I'll go on record and say that $25 seems like a lot of money for something like this. It's an intriguing idea, though, and

Spend Christmas In Hell: Dante's Inferno Demo Comes Just In Time For The Holidays

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/dante.jpg" alt="dante" title="dante" width="576" height="324" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-127427" />EA announced that the demo

Free to a good home: Booq Nerve laptop bag

Good evening and welcome to the laptop bag adoption program from your friends at CrunchGear. Today we have this charming Booq Nerve laptop bag, your choice of sizes. It needs a good home. Won’t

Review: Assassin's Creed 2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/AC2_Screenshot_008-620x348.jpg" alt="AC2_Screenshot_008" title="AC2_Screenshot_008" width="620" height="348" class="aligncenter size-medi
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