Julie Strietelmeier

The Sync II from SOG is a multi-tool that you don't carry your pocket or dangle from your belt because it's been designed to replace the belt buckle on your favorite belt. The SOG Sync II folds up into a rectangular form that is not unlike the Swiss+Tech Mega-Max that I told you about a… Read More

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I've got a present for you. It's a tidy list of links for all the news, reviews, and articles that we posted on The Gadgeteer this week. I know you didn't read everything we posted this week, so click through and take a look. I'm sure there's something you'll want to read. Logitech ZeroTouch air… Read More

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I've seen hundreds of ukuleles made of all sorts of exotic woods and even carbon fiber, but these one of a kind musical instruments from Tyde Music use reclaimed materials from piers, boat houses, old barns, and more. Tyde Music builds ukuleles in the four sizes including soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. The images shown… Read More

Posted in: Music Gear, News
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I love pens which should be obvious from all the pen reviews I've done. But the PK-TPE tactical pen from PK Design Lab scares me a little. It looks like the sort of tool that aliens would use for unspeakable medical experiments. The PK Design Lab PK-TPE is a tactical pen that is made of CNC… Read More

Posted in: News, Paper and Pens
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When I was a kid, I spent countless hours sitting on my bed gripping an Atari 2600 gaming controller while playing Centipede, Missile Command, Breakout, Pong and other games. I'd go to bed at night still seeing blocky game graphics animate behind my eyelids. The Atari 2600 was my first taste of video games and… Read More

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When you think about the construction of a bicycle, you probably think of high tech light weight metals and materials like carbon fiber. But wood is probably not a material that comes to mind when you k about bicycles. After you take a look at the new John Day bicycle from Renovo Hardwood Bicycles, that… Read More

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Star Wars memorabilia fans will want this ultra cool 5-ounce Stormtrooper double-walled borosilicate glass that been made based on the original movie helmet molds designed by Andrew Ainsworth in 1976. The Stormtrooper glass looks awesome empty, but add 5 ounces of liquid, especially milk and it turns into a floating helmet that will turn heads… Read More

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Building on the success of their leather cases for the iPhone, Mujjo's new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ cases feature a minimal slim design that is fully covered with premium quality full-grain leather that will develop a wonderful patina as it ages. The Mujjo cases which will be available in black or brown will have… Read More

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I only fly once or twice a year, but when I do, it's a hassle to get to my gear when my bag is either in an overhead bin or under the seat in front of me. These bags from Walter + Ray solve that problem by putting your gear in a much better location… Read More

Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
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If you're feeling a little nostalgic for the golden years of Apple computers, you can revisit that simpler time with this retro case from Slickwraps. It's a hard PC case with a TPU bumper that adds extra grip while not adding a lot of bulk. The case has a raised edge around the screen so… Read More

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The new Polar M460 GPS is an advanced bike computer that offers features for serious cyclists like power meter compatibility, power metrics, smart coaching, and Strava Live Segments that allows cyclists to see their real-time stats to help them reach their performance goals. The Polar M460 also shows notifications for incoming calls, text messages, calendar… Read More

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I love to doodle, but my drawings don't always turn out looking too realistic. But now I have a tool that can make even my worst squiggles look good. It's Google AutoDraw and it's pretty amazing! Just grab a laptop, desktop, phone or tablet and point the browser to http://autodraw.com where you'll be greeted with a… Read More

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The Swiss+Tech Mega-Max is a multi-tool with an interesting design. It has a rectangular stainless steel frame that holds 15 tools that include screwdrivers, hex drivers, wrenches and more (see the full list after the break). LED Flashlight #2 Flat Screwdriver #2 Phillips Screwdriver 2mm Hex Driver 2.5mm Hex Driver 3mm Hex Driver 4mm Hex Driver… Read More

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You've no doubt heard of carbon fiber, but have you heard of aramid? How about kevlar? Kevlar is a trade name for aramid fibers which is short for "aromatic polyamide". They are lightweight fibers with exceptional strength and thermal stability, making this material a perfect choice for an iPhone case like these new iPhone 7… Read More

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Nikon, who is celebrating 100 years in business this year, have just announced a new advanced level DSLR. The D7500 features a 20.9-megapixel image sensor, EXPEED 5 processor, tilting 3.2” 922K-dot touch screen LCD, 4K UHD video capture, wide ISO range from 100-51,200, 51 point autofocus system, built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology for auto image… Read More

Posted in: Camera Gear, News
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