Julie Strietelmeier

How are your oral habits? Do you floss your teeth at least once a day? I'll admit that I have a really hard time sticking to the habit. For me, it's a combination of forgetting and just being lazy. Can a gadget help me and you be more proactive with our oral hygiene tasks? Flosstime [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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Agatha is a cute little silicone spoon holder shaped like a witch that rests on the edge of your soup pot to keep the drips inside the pot instead of on your stove top. She also doubles as a steam release by lifting the pot lid while the potion is boiling. If Agatha rides the [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Do you have images or videos on your MacBook or iMac that you would like to upload to Instagram but you can't upload through a web browser on your computer? Transferring those images to your phone or tablet so that you can use the Instagram app will do the job, but it's not the most [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews
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This week I found four interesting Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns that I thought you might enjoy reading about. Click through to read this week's list. What is it? The Intelligent Security | Camera Cover is an ultra thin cover for the camera on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop that you can close for privacy. Why do [...]

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If you haven't replaced all the incandescent light bulbs in your home for LED bulbs yet, what are you waiting for? LED bulbs use less energy which means you'll see a lower electric bill, they last longer than traditional bulbs and they are better for the environment. If those aren't good enough reasons for you [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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The standing desk movement doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. If you've considered giving one a try, you may be interested in the Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation that Fellowes has just announced. This standing desk requires no modification to your existing desk as it just sits on top of it. The Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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I'm always on the look out for unique EDC gear and the Tactical Wallet from Dango fits that criteria perfectly. What is it? It's a minimalist wallet made of aluminum and leather that can hold cards and case just like other wallets. So far that doesn't sound very unique, but the interesting thing about the [...]

Posted in: News, Wallets
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Another week, another batch of gadget related posts. So far this year, we've been focusing on reviews instead of news. This week we posted 15 reviews instead of just 7 which we'd normally post in a typical week. Click through to see the full list of what we posted this week. What are your feelings [...]

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It's hard to believe, but I don't think I've reviewed an action camera in the almost 20 years that I've been reviewing products on The Gadgeteer. It's time to change that situation and I'll be doing it with the Andoer 4K action camera (D4186B) from Camfere.com. Ready, set, action! The Andoer D4186B 4K action camera [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews
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You'll be able to keep your keys, your favorite flashlight, pocket knife or other small EDC item attached to yourself or your gear bag with the Trayvax Link or Link-Stretch quick release lanyards. Let's check them out. They are climb-spec nylon lanyards with a carabiner on one end that can clip to a belt loop, [...]

Posted in: Gear, Reviews
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The look and feel of your favorite writing instrument is important, but even more important is the ink refill. You can have the coolest looking pen on the planet, but if it doesn't write well, it will never become your favorite pen. When you find a refill that writes well, but won't fit in the [...]

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Reviews
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Handmade in Minnesota with traditional book bindery techniques, the Cartella Slim case for the 2016 13" and 15" MacBook Pro from Pad & Quill, makes your Apple laptop look and feel just like a hardbound book. The Cartella Slim case has covers made from archival quality buckram linen cloth. A specially developed residue-free 3M adhesive [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, News
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I've been using a Roku streaming device for many years to binge watch TV shows and movies on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon video and other online content channels through my TV. Now that I have a 4K display (VIZIO M50-D1), I have been considering updating my older Roku device for a newer model with 4K capability. [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews
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When I was a teenager, I had acne and was self-conscience about the way I looked. I remember trying different types of cleansers, lotions, buff puff cleaning pads that exfoliated my skin, drugs perscribed by the dermatologist, and other things. Nothing much helped me back then and I'm so glad I finally grew out of [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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I know that a lot of you made new year's resolutions to read every single posting on The Gadgeteer this year which is fantastic! To help you keep that resolution, I have a handy dandy listing of all the news, reviews, and articles that we posted this week. All you have to do is click [...]

Posted in: News
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