Julie Strietelmeier

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 [...]

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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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Although I review a LOT of gadgets, I don't end up using many of them once the review is done. Most of the time, the samples go up on a shelf until there's no room left and I decide to do a purge which consists of taking bags of gadgets to work to give away [...]

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Have you ever wished you could control your DSLR with your smartphone? I'm not talking about just using your phone to snap the shutter. I'm talking about using your Android or iOS device to take time lapse, long exposure pictures with your DSLR. The Alpine Labs Pulse can do this and more. Let's take a look. [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews
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I'm a self-proclaimed pen and notebook addict. But I don't go for ordinary pens. I like unusual ones like the ēnsso Pen UNO. I backed their Kickstarter campaign last year and now they are selling this interesting pen (and pencil) to the general public. Let's take a look. The ēnsso Pen UNO is a pen [...]

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X-Doria's new Revel Line of cases for the iPhone 7 (sorry, no iPhone 7 Plus love at the moment) are slim-fitting, snap-on cases with cool mosaic patterns in the shape of animals. These cases not only have a unique style, but they also have reinforced bumpers that extend across the top and bottom edges of [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, News
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Reviewing products takes a lot of time and effort to test the product, photograph the product and write about the product. But what happens after the review has been posted? Does it break one day later? Do we keep using the product weeks, months and even years after we post the review? That's the questions [...]

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Low iron levels in your blood can make you feel dizzy, fatigued, and lightheaded, not to mention causing a fast heart rate, shortness of breath and other unpleasant side effects. One way to increase your levels is to take an iron supplement. But if you aren't a fan of adding more pills to your diet, [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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I tried the whole standing desk thing for awhile but it didn't take too long for me to realize that I prefer parking my buns in a chair while I'm working. Since I do a LOT of working, I do a LOT of sitting, so I need a comfortable chair. When RapidX asked if I would [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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Is one of your new year's resolutions to become more organized and tidy? The Keep Track shelving system looks like a very cool way to get a jump start on that goal. The Keep Track is a wall mounted block of alder wood that has a slot for specially designed metal plates that can be [...]

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