Julie Strietelmeier

timeswirl

Each week (or until we run out of updates) we add new info to reviews that we've posted in the past. In these weekly updates we let you know which products we have kept using or which products turned out to be duds weeks, months or even years after we originally reviewed them. Just scroll to the bottom of each [...]

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ezcharge

Bracketron’s new EZCharge two-way port USB chargers let you charge your USB enabled gadgets in your vehicle. That in itself isn't unique, but the fact that the USB ports in the charger can accept USB cables plugged in regardless to orientation is unique. We've featured cables like the Remax reversible USB cables that can be [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Car Gear, News
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spotcam-2

When you work away from home or travel often, it's nice to be able to check in on things at home for security and peace of mind. That's why I have installed various WiFi security cameras in my home that can be accessed by web browsers and mobile apps. The newest camera that I've been [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Home, Kitchen, Reviews
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vert-jump

The VERT is a small wearable inertial measurement device that accurately measures and records jump data for athletes who play volleyball, basketball, track and field and other sports that require jumping. The device pairs with a free iOS app that can be monitored by coaches during use, and instantly provides jump rate and jump height. VERT [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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polar-pen-2

The POLAR Pen was a successfully funded Kickstarter project late last year and is now available to the general public. It's a modular pen, it's a magnetic toy for grown ups and it's even a stylus. Let's take a look. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size. 13 magnets 2 caps 1 [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, Reviews, Styluses
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80xiphone-telescope

The Super Spy Ultra High Power Zoom 80X Telescope with Tripod Stand from Brando is the perfect tool for keeping an eye on your neighbor's hot daughter dog who keeps leaving "presents" in your yard. The 80X zoom collapsing telescope snaps into the included iPhone 6 back cover. Also included is a tripod stand and [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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mazzotti

Notebook fanatics will want to add a Mazzotti Books Veneer Notebook to their collection because the covers are made of plywood with or without gorgeous veneers. The notebooks feature 96 acid free pages, an inside paper pocket and an elastic band to hold the cover closed. The non veneered versions are available in A5 (5.8 [...]

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newspaper

Make sure you're all caught up with our gadget news and reviews by checking out this list of all the articles that we've posted this week. Full list after the break. Kenu Stance Compact Tripod for iPhone review BBQ Dragon review Spire activity tracker review Rapoo T120P Wireless Touch Mouse review Bowers & Wilkins P5 [...]

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CITIZEN-Eco-Drive-Stainless-Steel-CA4154-15E-Watch

Even though it may seem like smartphones have replaced wristwatches as our main time pieces, there are many people who still enjoy or need to wear a standalone watch on their wrist. That doesn't mean you can't combine some high tech features into that wristwatch though. Here are a few gift ideas for the watch fans [...]

Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks
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timeswirl

Here at The Gadgeteer we review hundreds of gadgets and devices every year. The majority of which we shelve or give away not long after the review has been posted. There's a limit to the number of activity trackers and headphones one person can wear. But what about those devices that we continue to use long after we've given [...]

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coffee

Being able to read incoming SMS messages on your Google Android Wear smartwatch comes in handy when your phone is in your bag or pocket. But if you want to send a quick reply through the watch, your only option has been to have your dictated voice message converted into text. Some people don't like to [...]

Posted in: Android related, News, Watches, Clocks
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rapoo-t120p-1

I've been using a Logitech V470 Bluetooth Cordless Laser Mouse with my MacBook Pro for a few years now. I like the size and fact that is wireless, but lately it has started behaving strangely. The cursor moves erratically on the screen when I move the mouse, making it difficult to do detailed Photoshop edits to [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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bellroy-phonepocket

Back in July Andy told us about Bellroy's new line of Elements wallets. Made of leather, these wallets are designed to be water-resistant for on the go active people. Now Bellroy has added another wallet to this range. It's the Phone Pocket, which includes the same features as their original Elements wallets such as a [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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spire-1

With all of the activity trackers on the market right now, new trackers need to do more than just count your steps. They need to have a unique design and features that make them stand out from the crowd. The Spire activity tracker has both a unique design and feature set. With its soft touch stone sensor, [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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gopro-powerpole

For vloggers and narcissists there's probably nothing worse than having your GoPro camera run out of juice right in the middle of a selfie video recording session. One solution to this first world problem is the PowerPole battery-integrated GoPro extension pole from Polar Pro Filters. The PowerPole was a recently successfully funded crowdfunded project on [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, News
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lidlash

The LidsLash from Common Sense Inventions Inc. is an easy to use clip that can attach to almost any hat to hold your sunglasses in place when you're not wearing them. Instead of putting your glasses over your hat only to have them fall on the ground when you bend over, the LidsLash uses rare [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
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week

Monday through Sunday we bring you a nice assortment gadget related news and reviews. If you don't visit every day, our weekly roundup posts on Saturday night help you catch up by providing a full listing of all the articles that we've posted during the past 7 days. Click through to view the list. Cargo [...]

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manything-1

Manything is an iOS app that will let you to turn your unused iPod touch, iPhone or iPad into a security camera that can be controlled and viewed remotely. You can even view captured video from as old as 30 days. But the most exciting thing about Manything is that it's free. Well at least for now. Note: [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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timeswirl

Last week we posted our first set of review updates. Review updates are a quick look back at some of the products that we've reviewed in the past that we're still using weeks, months and years later. Today we have another batch of updates for your reading pleasure. Just scroll to the bottom of each [...]

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13x13x13iq

I can remember when the original Rubik's Cube came out back in the 80's. I had to have one and quickly became frustrated when I couldn't solve the colorful 3D cube puzzle. I'm not too proud to admit that I finally cheated and found some step by step instructions on how to solve it. Now I [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, News
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