Julie Strietelmeier

Fisher Space Pens haven't been on my radar for awhile, but I happened to see an image of one on Pinterest the other day that reminded me of an updated version of the Inka Pen that I reviewed over 10 years ago. So I clicked over to the Fisher Space Pen site and was greeted… Read More

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Here's a new list of Indiegogo and Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns that you'll want to check out and potentially back with your pledges. There's a computer programming "game", a hub for smart buttons, wireless earbuds, and more. Click through to see the full list. What is it? The Flic Hub is a controller for Flic buttons… Read More

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Established in 2014, National Selfie Day is observed in the United States and abroad every June 21 as a celebration for people who likes to take pictures of themselves. According to CyberLink, the makers of the photo editing app PhotoDirector, and third-party polling agency YouGov, they have released some interesting selfie findings: 62 percent of… Read More

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Have you ever purchased a grill only to use it the one time you had a craving for chargrilled hot dogs and hamburgers? I'll admit that we did that. We bought a small Webber grill, grilled with it one time and then it sat in the garage for years until we gave it away. Maybe… Read More

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I don't use Compact Flash, SD and micro SD cards all that often these days, except for the SD card in my Canon 70D DSLR which I use for Gadgeteer product photography. I mainly use my smartphone as my primary camera, but photographers still use flash cards and flash card readers. But I bet they… Read More

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I listened to Apple's WWDC keynote a couple of weeks ago and didn't come away with an immediate need to melt my Visa card on a bunch of new Apple gear like I usually do after such events. The new iPad Pro 10.5 looked nice enough, but I didn't feel compelled to buy one. I… Read More

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When it comes to sleep, the usual rule of thumb is that everyone needs 7-8 hours of sleep each night. But what if half or more of those hours are spent tossing and turning or staring at the ceiling wishing you were asleep. That's where neurotech startup Rythm hopes to help with their Dreem sleep-enhancing… Read More

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We all love our gadgets, but until the day comes when the can all recharge wirelessly, we need charging adapters and charging cables. Keeping the adapters and cables together and neatly organized isn't an easy task unless you have help like the Cord Commander. Let's check it out. The Cord Commander is a simple product… Read More

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New from Fox Chapel Publishing: Fun with Fidget Spinners: 50 Super Cool Tricks and Activities by Australian technology blogger David King. Instead of fidgeting, you can read about fidgeting. This 80-page book full-color paperback book features instructions for a variety of fun tricks that you can do with the latest toy craze - fidget spinners… Read More

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Here’s a list of everything we that posted on The Gadgeteeer in the last seven days. Click through and browse the list to make sure you didn’t miss something important. Trayvax Contour wallet review PageFlip Firefly Bluetooth/USB page turner review Saddleback Leather Mountainback Front Pocket Gear Bag review Nekteck NK-S1 Bluetooth speaker review myCharge HubPlus C… Read More

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We've reviewed a variety of drones over the years, from the high-end Chroma 4K drone to the teeny tiny Axis Vidius drone. But this is the Eachine E55 is the first folding pocket drone that we've had the opportunity to review. And after my experience with this one, it might be the last... Let's take… Read More

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If you and your dog are tired of playing fetch with soggy and disgusting tennis balls, consider the 100+ foot ring launcher from Hurrik9. Co-invented by an actual rocket scientist, the HirriK9 is a fetch toy on steroids. The HurriK9 is a cross between a crossbow and a slingshot. Just load the ring, pull back… Read More

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Alexa and Siri might answer your questions when you talk to them, but Sphero's Spider-Man is a desk gadget with a personality and sense of humor.  Spider-Man features a premium silicone finish and LCD eyes that show different expressions as well as blinking and glowing. The included charging base keeps his Spidey senses tingling so… Read More

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I'm in the process of a tech downsizing. I've already physically downsized my phone from a larger Nexus 6P to a smaller LG G6 which just arrived yesterday. And now I want to downsize the amount of data I upload to the cloud by finding an alternative to Nest cams. Why do I care how… Read More

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I've seen Bluetooth speakers designed to attach to your bicycle, but this is the first speaker I've found that has been designed to attach to your horse! Ok, not the horse itself, but the saddle. The i Rock N Ride is a small half-circle shaped Bluetooth speaker that has been designed for all types of… Read More

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