Yet despite the obvious need for a solution, when the young women first proposed their gadget, engineers were skeptical.
Since this is the age of the gadget, e-books have become much more affordable.
The gadget goes for $75 and can be reused nearly 40 times before the battery needs to be recharged.
And embrace your inner Luddite, whenever possible unplugging any gadget invented after 1932.
Gawker, for instance, operates the Gizmodo gadget site but also has Fleshbot, an adult-oriented property.
But you kind of figured on lifting that gadget as soon as he gets it back from the D.A., didn't you?
Meanwhile, I made sure that Howley's gadget had been impounded as evidence.
With this gadget, neither Lambertson nor I know what impulse the box is going to throw at him.
"You sold me a gadget I didn't need five years ago," said Chambers.
But that's what we're going to do—if the Professor's gadget works as he seems to think it will.
1886, gadjet (but said to date back to 1850s), sailors' slang word for any small mechanical thing or part of a ship for which they lacked, or forgot, a name; perhaps from French gâchette "catchpiece of a mechanism" (15c.), diminutive of gâche "staple of a lock."