Julie Strietelmeier


IK Multimedia's new iKlip A/V has been designed for people who do mobile broadcasting. It has an expandable holding bracket that can hold most smartphones with a screen size of 3.5" to 6". It also has a steady-shot hand grip so you can record wobble-free video on the go. If you'd rather use a tripod [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News

Today only (06/23/2016 12:01 AM PDT through 06/23/2016 11:59 PM PDT) you can save big on a variety of iClever charging adapters at Amazon. Today's deal is on 10 different iClever products. Some that we've reviewed here on The Gadgeteer (see related links below). iClever consistently offers good quality multi-port USB chargers that allow you [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

Stringify is an IoT (Internet of Things) platform that makes your smart gadgets smarter by allowing users to create macros that they call "flows". Flows are commands that are strung together that control and react to their existing gadgets. It's like IFTTT, but more powerful and customizable because unlike IFTTT, Stringify can create multiple actions [...]

Posted in: iOS, News

If you are reading this review, that probably means you have more than one remote that you use to control your home entertainment equipment. I have four physical remotes that I use when I want to watch shows on my TV. There's the DirecTV remote, my Onkyo AV receiver remote, the Roku remote and a [...]

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I have wanted a backup camera for my MINI Cooper for years but haven't made the effort to install one because of the wiring that's involved. I kept thinking that someone would come up with a wireless version that could interface with my smartphone. I'm happy to say that my wait is over. Well almost... [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Car Gear

Here is this week's list of three crowdfunding campaigns that have caught my eye in the last week for being unique, affordable and worth checking out. Click through to see my list of this week’s notable Kickstarter projects. What is it? Octopus by Joy is an icon based water resistant watch for kids that teaches [...]

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A few years ago when I was over at my brother in law's home, he asked if we wanted some fresh apple juice. He then proceeded to juice up a batch of apples for us with a new juicer he had purchased. The juice tasted great, but then he spent the next several minutes cleaning [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews

To make sure that you didn't miss any of our gadget news, articles and reviews from the past week, I have a handy list for you with all our posts. Click through and enjoy. Muemma Arina Bluetooth Speaker review Belkin Valet Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone review Withings Body Cardio scale review Barbarian [...]

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I've been using a Roku device for several years to stream Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu content to my non-smart 55" Samsung TV in my living room. We use the Roku pretty much every weekend to watch movies or binge watch various shows like Friends, Orange is the New Black, Grace and Frankie, and others. [...]

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Have you seen the acronym IoT? It stands for Internet of Things and according to Google it means: a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data. Someone at google needs to update their definitions because this isn't something we'll have in the future. It's [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews

Fishing gear can be bulky and expensive. It's not something that you can easy carry with you where ever you go, so spur of the moment fishing trips require advanced planning. The Squiddies Flip Reel is a hand line fishing reel that is portable and compact enough to fit in your backpack or glove box [...]

Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

I can't help but hear Heart's Barracuda song whenever I look at this bag. That's not a bad thing though because that's a cool song and this is a cool carry-on bag. On paper, the Barracuda Smart Collapsible carry-on bag has all the features that seasoned travelers want. To start with, it has ample room [...]

Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
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Jabra who are well known for their Bluetooth headsets has recently announced an addition to their Halo family of wireless headphones. The Halo Smart wireless headphone have been optimized for both calls and music. They feature high-quality microphones with integrated wind noise protection for enhanced in-call quality. The headset vibrates when calls come in so [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, News

Building large LEGO models will always be impressive, but smaller can be more fun. If you are interested in taking your model building to a miniature level, check out the new No Starch Press: Tiny LEGO Wonders by Mattia Zamboni. This is a 208-page book that features instructions for 40 realistic tiny LEGO models. Full-color [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, News

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Escort Radar. All opinions are 100% mine. With Father's Day coming up and graduation parties, this time of year can be as popular for gift giving as the holidays are in December. If you're having a tough time figuring out the perfect gift for [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, News