Julie Strietelmeier

week

Don't let this week end without making sure that you've read every single article that we posted on The Gadgeteer in the last seven days. Click through to see a list of all the news and reviews that we've posted this week. PERI GoCharge Ultra Slim power bank review Logitech MX Anywhere 2 wireless mouse review [...]

Posted in: News
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isight

iPhone 6 Plus owners should be aware that Apple is recalling a select number of iPhones for an iSight camera defect that causes blurry shots. If your 6 Plus has a serial number that is in the range of the potentially defective group of devices, Apple will replace the iSight camera (which is the back [...]

Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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papago-gosafe-520-1

"But officer, he caused the accident, not me. Really, I swear!" Although you may be telling the truth, you need evidence to back up your claims when it comes to traffic accidents. One way to do that is with a dashcam. Dashcams are windshield mounted cameras that automatically record everything you see out of your [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Car Gear, Reviews
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bosch-glm50

Do-it-yourselfers who love checking out new tools are going to want to get their hands on the GLM 50 C measuring tool from Bosch. Not only does this modern day "tape measure" use lasers for precise measuring , but it also features a large easy to read full color backlit display with large numbers, and [...]

Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Home, Kitchen, News
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laserpegs-9

Kids and many adults like myself enjoy playing with the iconic multi-colored LEGO bricks and mini figures. But if you're looking for a new construction toy that is both educational, and can also be used with LEGO bricks, Laser Pegs light up construction toy sets are an interesting choice. I was sent the 4-in-1 Helicopter [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, Reviews
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vupoint-flashlight

How many times do you need to use a flashlight only to discover that the batteries are dead or so drained that the light emitted from the flashlight is too dim to be of any use? The VuPoint kinetic emergency flashlight sounds like a wonderful alternative to traditional flashlights that use standard batteries. The VuPoint [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News, Outdoor Gear
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saddleback-iphone

Fans of Saddleback Leather Company gear who also own an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus will be interested in learning that Saddleback has a case that has been designed especially for the iPhone 6/6 Plus. Made of full-grain leather and marine-grade thread like Saddleback's other cases and bags, the iPhone 6 case is available in [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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silverlit-spycamnano-1

I want a drone. I have no idea what I'd really use one for, but I want one anyway. When the folks at Silverlit asked if I would like to review their new SpyCam Nano, I was really excited because first of all it's a drone with a built-in camera and secondly, it's so small [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Geek Toys, Reviews
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waterfield-tote

San Francisco based WaterField Designs recently announced their new Field Tote which has been designed with a casual style that will also fit into professional settings. The Field Tote is constructed of water-resistant waxed canvas with full grain leather accents. The bag is light weight and can be rolled up and stored in a larger [...]

Posted in: Bags, News
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speedlink

German based SPEEDLINK will be expanding its PC gaming accessory product line with new mechanical keyboards. The full-size VELATOR keyboard features ten macro-enabled keys and traditional black plastic casing. The ULTOR keyboard features an aluminium base with LED lighting which provides white illumination of the relevant gaming keys and blue illumination of the other keys. [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Gaming Gear, News
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week

This week we gave you twice as many reviews as we normally do, so if you've not had a chance to read them all, this list is for you. Just click through to see the full listing of all the news and reviews that we posted this past week. Enjoy! Solpro Helio Smart solar battery [...]

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contv-logo

Comic book geeks will want to check out CONtv, it's like Netflix, but for comic con fans. CONtv is THE digital destination for Comic Con fans! Devoted to all the weird, hilarious and terrifying content celebrated at the Cons, CONtv is a place to celebrate community, discover new movies and TV series, and revel in [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News
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revolt-dual

The 12V port in my MINI Cooper is occupied with a USB car charger for my dashcam. I love using gadgets in my car, but hate how large and ugly the power adapters can be. I've been on the lookout for a smaller one for awhile now and may have found one that ticks all [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Car Gear, News
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tizi-flip

If you're tired of carrying a 6 foot long USB charging cable in your gear bag, it's time to look for alternatives like the micro USB and Lightning connector USB charging cables from Tizi. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Tizi is a two-time Apple Design Award Winner. They produce apps and gadgets for Mac, iPhone, iPad [...]

Posted in: Android related, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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boogieboard85-3

The Boogie Board eWriter was first introduced back in 2010 (see my original Boogie Board review for more info). If you're not familiar with it, it's a plastic slate that you can draw and write on using a stylus. Whatever you write on it will remain on the screen until you press the erase button. [...]

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Reviews
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piper-nv-3

Products like the Dropcam, now called Nest Cam, have made home security cameras a very popular gadget category. I have a Dropcam Pro that I have really really enjoyed using, but since they switched hands to Nest, the web-based viewer feels sluggish and there's also the monthly cloud subscription cost which makes it prohibitive to [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Home, Kitchen, Reviews
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Print

The Lexar Professional microSDXC/SDHC UHS-II cards are not just fast, they are 1000x fast. That means their high-speed performance is perfect for the capture of high-quality images and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video that you capture with your smartphones, tablets and action cameras. And if you don't have a smartphone, tablet [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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beta-pen-5

How would you like to own a writing instrument that never needed an ink refill or never needed its point sharpened? The Beta,Pen from German design company Axel Weinbrecht Design is such a writing implement. DadsGifts sent me one to try, so let's see if it's a novelty or a useful pen/pencil for your gear [...]

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Reviews
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basics-notebook-1

If your idea of a perfect notebook is a combination of a day planner and a journal, you will want to take a look at the BASICS Notebook Kickstarter campaign. The campaign ends on 08/29/2015, but has already greatly surpassed their original funding goal of $10,000. They sent me a prototype of their BASICS Notebook [...]

Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews
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koomus-roadpro-1

  There are a variety of device mounting solutions for vehicles including dash mounts, cup holder mounts, vent mounts, windshield mounts and more. I'm really picky when it comes to which ones I want to use in my car, because I will not use adhesives, I don't want to drill holes, I'm not a fan [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, Reviews
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