Julie Strietelmeier

Grovemade started out with bamboo and wood iPhone cases about seven years ago but since then, they have expanded their offerings to include new products like this new key ring made from a solid block of anodized aluminium. Unlike some carabiners that can pinch your fingers, the Grovemade key ring features a unique loop design… Read More

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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Most home security systems involve setting up cameras and a variety of sensors like motion detectors, door and window opening/closing sensors, temperature sensors and more. The Xandem system is more like something straight from a Mission Impossible style movie. Xandem uses a gateway and a set of modules to create a mesh network that puts a… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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We've been covering Misfit fitness tracking wearable devices since the original Misfit Shine that I reviewed back in 2013. Misfit trackers have evolved since the Shine and in the next few months, we'll be seeing a brand new device from Misfit that looks like their most ambitious activity tracking wearable so far. The Misfit Vapor… Read More

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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If you can touch type on your mobile device faster than you can tap type (I just made up that new term), then a Bluetooth keyboard is a useful productivity tool when you have a lot of text to enter. There are already eleventy billion different travel sized Bluetooth keyboards on the market, so let's look… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews
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Have fun channeling your inner Darth Vader the next time you're cooking in the kitchen or at the backyard grill with these officially licensed Star Wars kitchen accessories. Start a pair of Darth Vader oven mitts that are made of heat-resistant silicone that will protect your hands from temperatures up to 445 degrees F. The gloves… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Today I have three Kickstarter and three Indiegogo projects for you to check out. I want one of each, especially one in particular. Can you guess which one? Click through to see this week's list of notable crowdfunding campaigns. What is it? Superscreen is a $99 10.1" tablet that duplicates what's on your Android or… Read More

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If you've been thinking about making a switch to Verizon's network but keep dragging your feet, their latest deal might be enough to make you pull the trigger. Especially if you want a brand new phone too. For a limited time, customers can switch to Verizon and get the latest Android phones like the Google… Read More

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If you've ever used a binder clip as a pseudo-minimalist wallet, then you'll want to check out this review of the Edwin Wallet from Hive Design. It's like a binder clip on steroids and it just might become your new favorite wallet. Let's take a look. The Edwin Wallet is a wallet based off a… Read More

Posted in: Reviews, Wallets
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You'll be the envy of every nerd and gaming geek in the cafeteria when you come strolling in with the Game Box Lunchbox from Mustard. That's Mustard the company who makes this bento-style lunchbox, and not the condiment. The Game Box lunchbox features a classic Nintendo Game Boy style shape and graphics that take you… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Last week Bob told us about a bag from ThinkGeek called The Bag of Holding. Today I want to tell you about another Bag of Holding from ThinkGeek. This time it's a bag that's been designed especially to survive a convention. The Con-Survival Edition of the Bag of Holding has several cool features that will… Read More

Posted in: Bags, News
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If you've ever found yourself in a situation where you have some food, but no spoon, fork, or knife to help you eat it, you might want to consider adding the Unitensil from Folditflat to your arsenal of EDC tools. The Folditflat Unitensil is a 3-in-1 reusable and foldable eating utensil that has a spoon, fork and a… Read More

Posted in: Reviews, Travel Gear
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This batch of review updates covers some devices that are almost 10 years old! How's that for long-term use info? That's actually the whole point of these regular review updates. It's a way to let you know how well a product stands the test of time. Click through to see a list of the reviews… Read More

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It's that time of week again where I give you a list of everything that we posted this week on The Gadgeteer. Click through, take a look, and read any of our news and reviews that you may have missed. DripJoy coffee service and JoyBarista coffee maker review RIIND The Pen review Autobrain review Totallee… Read More

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SNL's Amy Poehler and her Smart Girls organization have teamed up with Lenovo to use gaming as a vehicle to help teach kids (boys and girls) to learn to program for free. Lenovo's Game State site allows kids to learn code development at their own pace while having fun at the same time. To advance… Read More

Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News
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Clothing isn't a topic that normally comes to mind when you think about technology and gadgets, but one particular brand of clothing has made a name for itself in exactly that niche. SCOTTeVEST products have been well known for years for one main reason... pockets! Their jackets, vests, shirts, pants and other garments have been… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Reviews
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