Elizabeth Rodriguez

BBQ Dragon review

BBQ-Dragon-Main

To me, nothing is better than freshly grilled meat and veggies at home during the warm (and cold) months. My boyfriend and I struggle to get our barbecue coals hot quickly using various tools, and have to wait well over 45 minutes for the coals to be ready.  I recently got the chance to review the BBQ [...]

Posted in: Outdoor Gear, Reviews
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VeryKool-SL5000-Main

 The Verykool SL5000 is an affordable alternative to other Android smartphones in the market right now.  I snapped up this little guy to see how it compares to my Nexus 5 and other Android phones that I've used in the past.  It packs quite a feature set for an unlocked phone at good price, so let's [...]

Posted in: Android related, Reviews
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CaseLogic-Reflexion-Main

For my work I carry a bunch of stuff with me including a laptop, iPad, two mobile phones, a notebook, and various thumb drives, a portable drive, and tools.  I always keep an eye out for gear bags that look sturdy, can handle all my gear, any kind of weather and that I can throw around. [...]

Posted in: Bags, Reviews
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MakerFaire2014-25

Every year since 2011, my boyfriend and I enjoy going to Maker Faire in Queens, NY.  Maker Faire is a large family friendly, creative, tech-influenced event that is held in multiple cities around the US and globally.  We love to see the inventions and projects from hobbyists, hackers, and students. This year, I thought I would post a [...]

Posted in: Articles, Do-It-Yourself, How-To
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Truffol-Strap-01

The Pebble has been one of the original smart watches to kickstart (pun intended) the smart watch revolution.  I backed the KickStarter campaign and have really enjoyed using it for these last couple of years, but boy, is the plastic wristband less than stylish! Luckily, the watchband can be switched out with various bands of your own [...]

Posted in: Reviews, Watches, Clocks
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Obi

Back in May of this year, Google had announced the end of support for XMPP based calling with Google voice.  With a Google voice account and an OBi device you can make and receive VoIP calls on a regular telephone, call internationally at low rates, and use premium features included free such as voicemail, call waiting, [...]

Posted in: News
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UnoTelly-DNS-Review-01

I am what many people would call, a "cord-cutter".  In my living space I don't subscribe to cable, and generally watch my TV online with services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Youtube.  A few years ago I lived in England and loved watching BBC iPlayer, but now that I live back in the US, I [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Reviews
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Forte-Impact-Review-01a

Headphones are the type of thing that are very hard to shop for, since there's so much to look into - sound quality, comfort, and price.  I love a bit of bling in my technology and gadgets, so when I saw these Forte Impact earbuds in rose gold, I couldn't resist to review them! Let's take a look. [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Reviews
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Rapoo-3300P-Mouse-02

Personally, I can't get enough peripherals for my desktop or laptop.  I needed a mouse that was small enough to throw into my bag whenever I went out, but nothing clunky.  Since I've reviewed other Rapoo products before, I grabbed the chance to  review the Rapoo 3300p Wireless Optical Mouse.  Let's take a look! Note: Images can [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews, Wireless
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Samson-Meteorite-Mic-iPad

  I enjoy my occasional Skype or Google hangout with friends, and have the idea to one day record some video tutorials. Instead of using the internal microphone of my iMac, I've wanted to try an external microphone.  One look at this Samson Meteorite USB microphone and I couldn't resist the chance to review it. [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Reviews
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Made_w_Code

In a recent blog post, Google has announced that they are launching Made with Code, an initiative to inspire girls to code.  The program will include coding projects such as programming and designing a 3D printed bracelet, collaborations with organizations such as Girl Scouts of America, and investing $50 million dollars over the next three years for [...]

Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
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THL-T200-01

I've had my LG Nexus 4 ever since Google did a flash sale last year. Since then, I've been itching to try a new phone. I recently had the chance to try a phone called the thl T200 - a true octa-core 1080p 6 inch unlocked smartphone. Let's check it out and see how it [...]

Posted in: Android related, Reviews
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Rapoo-e9070-Kybrd-01

I realize that I definitely have a thing for nice input devices. I'm always on the lookout for a good keyboard and mouse (especially at work), since I type and sit all day long.  Recently I had the chance to review the Rapoo E9070 Wireless Ultra-slim Keyboard, so I took the chance since I already use [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews, Wireless
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PowerCube-01

As a power electronics user, I have lots of gadgets, but never enough power plugs for them. At home I usually have cables that run from my power strip to my desk. But when I'm traveling, I'm always scurrying around to find a spare plug and find that I never have enough outlets.  I recently had the chance to [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Home, Kitchen, Reviews
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ECTech-Powerbank-01

Have you ever traveled somewhere with your mobile phone, tablet or other gadget and you simple didn't have a place to plug them in when the power ran out?  I recently had the chance to review a massive 22400mAh battery pack from EC Technology.  I was super excited to try it out on my next [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews
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SeV-Sterling-Jacket-Review-01

  Working in IT for my day job and being a gadget fan, I carry a lot of gear each day.  I've always admired the many reviews for SCOTTeVEST here on the-gadgeteer and now finally get a chance to do a review myself!  Spring season is upon us here in New York, so this looked [...]

Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
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Desk-Series-Liz-01

Hey everyone, welcome to my desk this time!  My room - er, I mean, office - has way more gadgets in it than these couple of photos show. I figure I'd stick to my main space to keep it short and sweet.  My main desktop is my trusty 27" iMac from mid-2010. Over the holidays, [...]

Posted in: Articles, News
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ASUS-Chromebox

Love your Chromebook as much as I do? Now there's another device to use the super fast and browser based Chrome OS. ASUS has released a new Chromebox model, the M004U.   This nifty looking Chromebox has 4 USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit ethernet port, 802.11 b/g/n dual-band wireless, HDMI output, Displayport output, combo micrphone and headphone [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News
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NY-Travel-Show-01

Fellow gadgeteer and friend since college, Jackie Cheng and I recently went to The New York Times Travel Show here in New York City. We are both fans of traveling and see the sights, so we figured let's check out the show and see what exhibits were on display.  We were also super excited to [...]

Posted in: Articles, Travel Gear
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Wrappz-01

For work I occasionally use an iPad 4th generation, which is useful in many ways.  It's black, and well, looks the same as everyone else's iPad.  The company "Wrappz" gave us a chance to review a personalized case or skin off their site, so I chose to try a skin for my iPad.  Let's see [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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