Elizabeth Daugherty

Pad and Quill continue to make the case, literally, for electronic devices.  The Littlest Black Book is made to house the iPod Nano.

Pad & Quill, with their tasteful and elegant cases for iPad and iPhone have manufactured superior cases for electronic "i" devices. Hand constructed, well made and protective, Pad & Quill is at the top of their game. So I was surprised and, literally, delighted to see the Pad & Quill case for Apple's Nano Mp3 [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews
Fits comfortably, traditional styling and a cool place to hide business cards or debit cards.

I get that a lot of  iOwners like the brightly colored cases for the iPads or iPhones or what have you.  But the iGadgets aren't just for one particular demographic anymore.  For those who prefer more classic styling, Pad and Quill offer tasteful cases, hand-tailored and fitted especially for iPad and iPhone. Pad and Quill is [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews
Pelican i1075 Hardback Case

Not every iPad user lives a cushy life and not every iPad has a soft function.  Sometimes iPad must be taken into dangerous, rugged or rustic situations and needs far more protection than any nylon fashion case can give it.  Pelican cases help you take your iPad where most people wouldn't think to.  Let's give a [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews
Choose your restaurant, make your selection and see your nutritional information. I  still say the cheesecake is worth it.

Unified Lifestyle features an application for SmartPhone and iPad that will help you stay on your diet track while dining out.  Restaurant Nutrition features the nutrition information for meals in over 60,000 restaurants, convenience stores and markets. Here in California, almost every restaurant, fast food establishment, or market that sells cooked foods has to, by [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, iOS, News
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The need for speed.  We all know it, we all feel it.  Hodel Apps knows it and has an app for that. Speedometer Free is an app developed for iPhone/iPad that measures how fast you're moving.  My husband, who takes CalTrain to work every morning, was on the train cruising right along when it occurred [...]

Posted in: iOS, News
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Aratos Technologies wants to tell you when to come in out of the sun, and with the Sun UV Protector App for iPhones,  it won't be hard to do. The UV factor in Las Vegas isn't the same UV factor in Seattle.  And it's hard to always know the right protection to use.  The Sun [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, iOS, News

There is nothing worse than being in downtown San Francisco (or downtown anywhere) and you can't find a public bathroom.  Forget about the small shops or stores that won't let you use theirs or require you to buy a cookie or a latte in order to get a special code to use theirs. IPee Address [...]

Posted in: iOS, News
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Leafsnap is a new iOS application that  is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution.  This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. Leafsnap contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, [...]

Posted in: iOS, News
RepairPal.com.  The Angie's List for car repairs.

Ok, apparently everyone thinks this app is the bomb.  HuffPo likes it, New York Times and Edmunds.com both like it.  It's available for iPhone and other Smartphone users and it's free.  And if it's free...it's me. Whether it's an auto emergency, a roadside breakdown, or just a small problem, RepairPal can help. The award-winning RepairPal [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, News
Wireless speaker by iFrogz amplifies sound from SmartPhones.

Wireless speaker by iFrogz amplifies sound from SmartPhones. Boost Near Field Audio Speaker by iFrogz is a cool new device that amplifies sound from your smart phone - wirelessly.  It's not just one of those passive echo chambers that can boost sound from wimpy built-in speakers.  The Boost Near Field Audio Speaker actually has speakers [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews
This is what the data graph will look like for your SleepTracker data.

SleepTracker Elite is the wear-at-night wristwatch that can monitor your sleep movements and help you ascertain how well or poorly you're sleeping at night.  Time Magazine calls it the Invention of the Year.  I call it an interesting way to figure out why I'm such a grouch in the morning.  Simply put, it's a wrist [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews, Watches and Clocks

ZunZun is a Dutch company that has a great idea.  They make sun visor shades for computer laptops 10.5" and 15.6" and even GPS units. These shades are essentially flexible hoods that attach via elastic bands around your computer to shade the screen so you can see it and still type on your keyboard.  For [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
'Criminal Minds' Dr. Spencer Reid. Child prodigy and genius. His first words were probably the Periodic Table of Elements.

Extreme is right!  The Monaco Extreme Charge Car Power Adapter, simply put, is the best money you're going to spend for car charger.  And you're not going to spend that much. WirelessGround sent one of these chargers to The Gadgeteer for review, and you'll find that their price of $14.95 isn't going to break the [...]

Posted in: Android, Car Gear, Reviews
Keep the towels in the linen closet.  Your answer to fast drying your wet dog is finally here.

I'm not crazy about most do-it-yourself dog grooming products because most of them are long on promises and short on delivery. And they're expensive.  For that kind of money, I can just take my pooch over to PetSmart and let them do what they have to do.  I have a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and for [...]

Posted in: Pet Gadgets, Reviews
No more beaded granny eyeglass holders... Hi Tech Loops now makes it cool to keep your glasses handy.

  If you're like me, you have to keep two sets of eyeglasses handy: sunglasses and reading glasses.  I'm 45 ,and I had LASIK surgery last January.  Before LASIK, I wore contacts but since I had developed dry eye syndrome, I carried around my regular prescription glasses plus prescription sunglasses.  But there was always the [...]

Posted in: Gear, Reviews
The new Lens Loop Camera Strap ends the Around The Neck Lug Your Camera around problems

I hate to sound like Andy Rooney but have you ever noticed those bulky camera straps that hang around your neck?  They're supposed to hold your camera and supposed to allow you to port your camera about and it's supposed to be easy.  Have you ever noticed how heavy and bulky wearing your camera around [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Gear, Reviews
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I'm all about my Big Band music. I have an Mp3 player full of it.  I stream it via Live 365 Internet Subscription radio.  I even have vinyl records of old recordings, and I have stuff older than that.  I can't always play my records and in my area; Big Band music cannot be found [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews
The Keurig Milk Frother:  cup, frothing wand, electrical platform and instruction guide.

I am a coffee lover (tea too) and I always like a little coffee in my steamed milk.  In other words, save your espresso, save your coffee black, bring on the dairy! I cannot always get to Starbucks for my morning java.  And for years, I have had to live with cream and sugar or [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
TSA friendly.  Laptops placed in the checkpoint friendly Mobile Edge ScanFast allow you to go through security checkpoints with minimal hassle

MobileEdge ScanFast briefcase. Checkpoint and Environment friendly.   (this is a 2nd opinion review of bag that we featured last year) I really hate flying.  I've never been a big fan.   I hate the high prices, the long lines, the rules, the regulations, the baggage fees, what you can carry on and what you [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, Reviews

At Last!!!!!!!!  My cry has been heard! Not to be outdone by Dunkin Doughnuts, Starbucks is now getting into bed or...waking up...not sure which... with Keurig K Cup.   Dunkin Doughnuts has announced that you can now purchase their coffee blend in the single serve K Cups designed for the Keurig Coffee Brewers. Earlier they [...]

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