Julie Strietelmeier

It's time for another selection of crowdfunding campaigns that have caught my interest in the last week. This time around we have five projects that range from a trash smasher to a CNC mill that is small enough to put on a table. Click through to read my picks for this week's notable crowdfunding campaigns. What… Read More

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Steampunk fans who own an Apple Watch can choose from a genuine hand-casted copper cover in a shiny or distressed finish for the 42mm size of the Apple watch. Made to order, these handmade covers from JoyComplex look awesome but you should realize that the Apple Watch side button is hard to access with the… Read More

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The Tend Secure Lynx Indoor camera is an inexpensive home security camera with an advanced facial recognition feature that helps prevent false alarms by recognizing familiar faces that you pre-load into a Facial Recognition Library that is built into the Tend Secure app for iOS and Android.  After the camera has been trained to recognize the… Read More

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In a sea of wearable fitness trackers, it's tough to stand out when most of them can track steps, heart rate, and sleep. But Garmin has added a new trick to their latest vivosmart 3 fitness tracker. It can count strength training exercise reps and sets. Whether you're doing curls with free weights or body… Read More

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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Have you dropped your phone so many times that you're afraid to use it for fear that you might shatter the display the next time it slips out of your hand? Sure, you can wrap your phone in a protective case, but that means adding a lot of bulk to your phone. Another solution worth… Read More

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I know you probably don't visit The Gadgeteer multiple times per day or even every day. I get it, you're a busy person. But being too busy to visit The Gadgeteer is just plain ... sad because you're going to miss out on some of our great content. But never fear humble readers, I have… Read More

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There are a few things that I dreamed about having when I was a kid. A tree house, a moped, LEGO, and bunk beds. So far, the only item from that list that I've gotten as an adult is the LEGO, but now that I've seen the Disc-O-Beds, I just might fulfill my childhood wish for bunk… Read More

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That's desk top and not desktop. As in the top of your desk and not your computer's home screen. Now that we're on the same page, let's get back to the news... Pad & Quill is celebrating 7 years in business by offering 25% off their some of their most popular products. Brian Holmes sent… Read More

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Swimsuit season will be here before we know it and that means shopping for a new suit. ThinkGeek has the perfect swimsuit choice for females of the geek persuasion. Their Star Trek:TNG one-piece swimsuit has been modeled after the ST:TNG uniform to show your allegiance to Starfleet while swimming in the pool, ocean or lounging on… Read More

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I know everyone seems to be batting their eyelashes and drooling over the Samsung S8 and S8+ right now, but there's another very nice phone that shouldn't be overlooked - the LG G6. If you opted for G6 instead of a Samsung and you've been looking for a rugged case to keep it protected, the… Read More

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It is not unusual for us to open a new bag of chips, pour out a couple servings and then fail to find a clip to keep the top of the bag from unfolding and going stale. Sometimes we end up using a paper clip or use one clip to secure two bags. Clips and… Read More

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We have reviewed numerous dash cams over the years, but I believe that this is the first backup cam that we've reviewed. If I'm wrong about that, then the Pearl RearVision rearview car camera is definitely the first wireless backup cam that we've ever reviewed on The Gadgeteer. Let's put the car in reverse and check it… Read More

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The collection of egg cups from Animi Causa are an adorable way to liven up breakfast or any other meal that you serve the incredible edible egg. There are seven different holders in the collection like the Arthur Egg Cup which features a removable helmet and its own spoon. If eggs in shining armor aren't your cup… Read More

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Forgive me for that silly title, I just couldn't help myself ;) Seriously though, the mininch Tool Pen looks like a fantastic pocket tool that has been designed to hold 6 screwdriver bits in its 5.75 inch long handle. And since it's less than 7 inches long, that means it's TSA friendly. The Tool Pen has… Read More

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Remote controlled planes, helicopters, and drones can be a lot of fun if they are easy to fly and don't shatter into a million pieces when you crash them, which you know will happen. The newest drone to fly the skies near my house is the Parrot Swing minidrone. Let's see how fun it is to… Read More

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