Janet Cloninger

pawcet-for-pets

The Pawcet is an outdoor drinking fountain for your dog.  Attach a standard garden hose, and all Phideaux has to do is step on the Pawcet to get a drink of fresh water.  No more worrying that the water bowl will get turned over while you're at work!  The Pawcet is $24.99 at Quirky.

Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets
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the-butler-2

Hang The Butler on the wall in your foyer or mudroom, and he'll be at the ready to hold your gear when you get home.  The top is made to hold you wallet and keys.  Slide the walnut strip to the side, and a Samsung Galaxy or iPhone (up to 5.5" tall x 2.9" wide x [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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panny-key-holder-2

Panny is a keychain replacement that prevents your keys from scratching the other items you carry in your pocket.  Your keys fit inside compartments in the thin plastic case; you'll pull the key out of the compartment to use it.  You can attach a "string and shackle" to the Panny so you can attach your [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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multi-function-pen

This Multi Function Pen carries twelve tools inside its aluminum-alloy casing.  It has an awl, short and long cutting blades, wire stripper or nail/staple remover, Phillips head and flat head screwdrivers, saw, stainless steel file, scraper, tweezers, a stainless fork, and even a writing pen.  It fits in your pocket and functions as a normal [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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death-star-bluetooth-speaker-2

Here's a perfect holiday gift for the Star Wars fan in your life.  The Death Star Bluetooth Speaker sits on an acrylic stand and measures 4.5" in diameter and stands 6" tall.  It's frequency response is 100Hz to 16,000Hz, and it produces 3W of power (1%THD).  It's compatible with Bluetooth 1.1, 1.2, 2.0, and 2.1+EDR enabled devices and [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News
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icecap-wine-cooler

If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of wanting a glass of wine but the one you want isn't at the proper serving temperature, you don't have to resign yourself to an improperly served beverage.  You can chill and aerate a serving of wine as you pour it with the Icecap.  Keep the Icecap [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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fujifilm-instax-instant-phot-printer

Sure, digital photos are great, but sometimes it's nice to have an actual paper print of that image.  Photo prints are a great way to decorate your workspace, and instant printouts make a great party favor.  With the Fujifilm INSTAX Instant Smartphone Printer, you'll be ready to print out a photo at any moment.  The INSTAX [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, News
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bushnell-mini-solarwrap

If you spend a lot of time outdoors, working or playing, you'll find the Bushnell Mini SolarWrap a useful product for keeping your phone charged.  The SolarWrap is 18.25" X 4.3", but it rolls up into a small cylinder only 1.25" in diameter to fit into your gear bag or pocket.  Unfurl it and hang [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Outdoor Gear
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large-leather-charging-tote

Most of the charging bags we've featured on The Gadgeteer have been small clutches, just big enough to hold your phone and maybe a credit card or two and not much else.  They might work as a "go to lunch" bag, but you'll probably need to put the charging case in a bigger bag that [...]

Posted in: Bags, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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star-wars-handbags

One of these Star Wars Bowling Bag Style Purses would be a great holiday gift for the female Star Wars fan in your life.  These officially-licensed bags are made of 90% polyurethane / 10% polyester.  They have four metal feet to protect the bottom of the bag, and the interior has two pouches for organization.  The [...]

Posted in: Bags, News
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ibill-money-identifier

The iBill scans US currency in just a couple of seconds and indicates to the user what the denomination of the bill is.  It identifies most bills in less than a second, and it will announce the denomination in a female voice or will use tone and vibration modes for privacy, or you can plug [...]

Posted in: Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Pocket Gear
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2-drawer-toolbox-fridge-1

This little fridge looks like those iconic Craftsman tool boxes from Sears.  It would look great in your workshop or man or woman cave, or just anywhere you want it if you love red as much as I do.  The 2-Drawer Toolbox Fridge stands 17.25" wide x 20" deep x 30.75" tall and weighs 63 pounds.  It [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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stopknot-2

There are cord controllers on the market that are designed to stop your earbud cables from coiling into a knotted mess in your pocket or bag, but most of them require you to wind and wind the cables around the controller.  Who has time for that?  With the StopKnot from RadTech, you just slide it [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Gear, News
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hankie-pocketbook-2

Carrying this little notebook will add a bit of style to your look, if you carry it in your jacket's breast pocket.  The Hankie Pocketbook looks like a folded pocket square, but it's a notebook with 60 ruled pages of acid-free paper.  It's 3.5" X 5.3" and comes in your choice of red, cream, or [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
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kisai-vortex-pocket-watch

I haven't seen a pocket watch from Tokyoflash Japan before, but the Kisai Vortex Pocket Watch has everything you've come to expect from their watches - except for a wristband.  The Kisai Vortex has a touchscreen interface covered by a lid with a mineral crystal lens.  The housing is polished stainless steel; you also receive a 13.8" [...]

Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks
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cinnabird

You've probably seen pictures of coffees with the beautiful decorations on top made from the foamed milk, haven't you?  You don't get those at just any coffee shop, and if you're like me, you won't be able to make anything like that at home, either.  With the CinniBird Spice Pen, even I might be able [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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joli-iphone-6-plug-case-6

The "new phone" experience just isn't complete until you've gotten a new case for it, am I right?  The nice thing about getting a new iPhone is that you're sure there's going to be a plethora of cases offered for it, so you'll have plenty of options.  If you like to use your iPhone naked, [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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michael-kors-crossbody-phone-case

The Michael Kors Crossbody Case is a wallet with room for your cards, cash, and a phone in a central storage pocket.  It's made of the finest quality full-grain, premium saffiano leather (both interior and exterior).  It has a  leather and metal chain strap that's long enough to wear crossbody.  I've found two versions available.  The [...]

Posted in: Bags, News
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sandisk-ultra-dual-usb-drive

The iFlashDrive from Brando we reviewed yesterday allowed you to share data between your computer and your iOS device.  The SanDisk Ultra MicroUSB Flash Drive lets you transfer data between your computer (Windows PC or Mac) and your Android device.  It has a standard USB plug on one end for use with the computer and [...]

Posted in: Android related, News
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brando-i-flashdrive-5

Because we have three people who always get iPhone upgrades, we always buy the lowest storage capacity to keep our costs down.  That wasn't a problem before, because we mostly used our iPhones for calling, texting, emailing, and navigation.  We typically used our iPads for gaming, creating files, and other activities.  This upgrade, I've regretted [...]

Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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