Julie Strietelmeier

moleskine-smart-writing-set

I've been using a paper journal on a daily basis for the past year. I'd tried digital journals in the past, but I've always enjoyed using analog tools more than apps on my smartphone. The advantages to using a digital journal over an analog journal are the ability to archive them and the ability to [...]

Posted in: News, Paper and Pens
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timemachine

This week's review updates are from Steve Holt and include a storage gadget, charging gadgets and Bluetooth headphones. The original posting date of the reviews range from a little over six months ago, to more than a year and a half ago. Let's see how well these gadgets have held up over time. Is Steve [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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sena-pencil-stand

Sena, a company known for their high quality smartphone cases, is now offering a specially designed stand for the Apple Pencil stylus. Their new Apple Pencil stand is constructed of leather and has a non-slip base. The Apple Pencil can be positioned standing straight or horizontally for easy charging. It can even hold the Pencil's [...]

Posted in: iOS, News, Styluses
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playmobil-books

If you're trying to get your children more interested in books instead of TV and video games, how about checking out these fun titles featuring Playmobil figures. Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles (Playmobil) by Richard Unglik is a hardbound book with 96 color pages. Richard Unglik, a professional photographer, has recreated the world [...]

Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News
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robocopp

Personal safety devices can be bulky and hard to use, but the Sound Grenade from ROBOCOPP has been designed like its namesake, the grenade. It's a small device weighing only one ounce that can be clipped to a bag, keychain, clothing, etc. When you pull the pin it will produce a 120 decibel alarm that's [...]

Posted in: Gear, Kid Gadgets, News
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week2

If you've visited the Gadgeteer every day this week, you've read a lot of excellent reviews and news. But if you've not visited regularly, you have missed out. Don't worry though, I've got you covered with a list of everything we posted this week. Click through to see the full list. Spyder Digital Research Commuter [...]

Posted in: News
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brookstone-cat-headphones

This is a sponsored blog. While the views expressed here are mine, I have been compensated by BROOKSTONE to write about this product. There are a million ways that you can express your personal style. From the clothes you wear, your hair style, favorite TV shows and movies, to the things you post on your [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
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timemachine

You come to the Gadgeteer to read our unbiased real world product reviews, but what happens after we post our reviews? Do we immediately stop using the product? Or does the product immediately stop working? We answer these questions in our regular review update posts like this one. Today Smythe Richbourg, who has been on [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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samsung-galaxy-s7-edge-1

The latest Samsung Galaxy smartphones are here! Dave Rees and I have each been lucky enough to score eval units of the S7 Edge and the Gear VR headset (we'll post a separate review of the VR headset soon) from Verizon Wireless. After a couple weeks with these devices it's time to let you know [...]

Posted in: Android, Featured Items, Reviews
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weeklyupdate

Happy weekend gadget fans! Before this week is over, you need to make sure that you didn't miss any of our news, reviews and articles. We had a nice selection of topics and there's even an active gadget giveaway that you should consider entering if you haven't already done so! So click through and check [...]

Posted in: News
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2016spring-contest

Two weeks ago we had a contest to celebrate the end of winter and the start of spring. I had so many prizes to giveaway, that I decided to break it up into two contests. One very lucky person will win a giant prize pack of 12 different prizes. So click through to read the [...]

Posted in: News
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cobra875g

Dash cams are becoming a popular gadget for car owners. They tend to be a set and forget type of gadgets that you only need when something unusual or bad happens, like an accident. The new Cobra Electronics CDR875G Dash Cam has all the features that you've come to expect with a dash cam like [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, News
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atelier-ipadpro

San Francisco based WaterField Designs has announced a new line of premium leather gear for the Apple iPad Pro. The new Atelier iPad Pro Gear cases include an Apple Pencil Case and an iPad Gear Case. Both are designed to hold the Apple Pencil. The smaller Pencil case is a minimalist case just for the [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, News
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timemachine

A few weeks ago I asked everyone on the team to sort through their older reviews and see if they could send me any updates. I received a nice selection of them and have been posting a few each week. Review updates are our way of letting you know how a product performs over time. [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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sbl-frontpocketpouch

It's called the Front Pocket Pouch and it's being described as a smaller version of the Saddleback Leather messenger bag. It's been designed for those times when you don't need to carry your laptop, but is large enough that it will fit an iPad mini and your other small EDC items. This small uni-sex bag [...]

Posted in: Bags, News
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larryalert

We've reviewed a dozen or more wireless cameras that can be used as a home security system. They are usually setup to send alerts to mobile devices when detecting motion or sound. These simple systems are a viable alternative to higher priced systems that require a hefty monthly fee and significantly more complex installation. They [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News, Outdoor Gear
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week2

This has been a action packed week, what with daylight savings time and St. Patrick's day. If you're looking for a break from those two uber exciting events, I have just what you're looking for. Find a comfortable chair and click through to see a list of all the gadget  related news and reviews that we [...]

Posted in: News
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x17x47-1

Do you get excited by notebooks and journals? If you do, you're my kind of person and you're going to be interested in these high-quality notebooks from Germany. The X17 and X47 series of notebooks may remind some people of Midori Traveler's Notebooks because they feature removable inserts. That's where the comparison ends though because [...]

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Reviews
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brando-microsd-raid

This adapter from Brando looks like an interesting solution to replace or create more storage for a computer that uses 2.5 inch SATA hard drives. It's a micro SD to SATA 22-pin converter card card that has been designed to use up to 10 micro SD cards. Once installed, the it appears as an ordinary [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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body-aline-2

I know that I have bad posture. I slouch all day in front of a computer when I'm at work and do the same thing when I get home. Sometimes I catch my profile when I'm reviewing my security camera footage and see my self walk by the window with my head forward and rounded [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews
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timemachine

If you didn't sing the title of this post in the tune of the Twelve Days of Christmas, please do so now - I'll wait. Thank you and you're welcome. Today we have seven quick review updates for products that were reviewed from 2010 to as recent as last November 2015. These quick updates are [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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bullandstash-notebook-3

I love my smartphone, but when it comes to to-do lists, bullet journals, diaries and other note taking, I prefer a good old fashioned paper notebook. Putting a pen to paper and watching a notebook become worn as it fills with info, ideas and memories makes me smile. I'm kind of a notebook addict and [...]

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Reviews
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weeklyupdate

Here's your weekly list of all our posts from the past week. We covered quite a few topics so there's something for everyone. Click through to see the full listing of all our news and reviews. The Tin Mill Tipe, Natural Titanium Pen review IK Multimedia iRig acoustic guitar microphone review HoverDock for Apple Watch [...]

Posted in: News
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irig-blueturn-5

Turning pages and scrolling through documents on your computer or tablet isn't easy when your hands are otherwise occupied. For example, a guitarist who reads sheet music can't easily turn the page without stopping their playing. A way around this problem is to use a hands-free Bluetooth page turning device like the IK Multimedia iRig [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Music Gear, Reviews
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2016spring-contest

To celebrate the end of winter and the start of spring, we invite you to participate in the Gadgeteer's 2016 Spring gadget giveaway! One very lucky person will win a huge prize pack of 10 different prizes. So click through to read the details on each of the prizes and then submit your entry for [...]

Posted in: News
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