Julie Strietelmeier


You might remember the Pilot FriXion erasable ball point pen that I reviewed a couple years ago. Now Pilot is offering markers with the same ink erasing capability. The FriXion Color markers are available in over 20 different vibrant colors. The ink in these markers is thermo sensitive. To erase it, you have to heat [...]

Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Summer is over, the leaves are turning colors and there's a chill in the air. What does all this mean? It means it's time for our 2014 Fall gadget giveaway! We have more than $650 worth of great prizes for one lucky winner. So click through to get the full details on how to enter. Hint: [...]

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Save big bucks today on desktops like the small form factor Lenovo Q190 for $149.99 or a 13" Apple Macbook Pro for only $899.99. Don't need a computer? Then how about the 7 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 for only $163.99 or a Logitech Harmony remote. Those are just a few of the deals we [...]

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USB cables, who cares right? You might become more interested when I tell you that these particular USB cables won't require you to pay attention to how you're plugging them in. Just like Apple's Lightning connector, these new USB cables from Remax that were sent to me from Brando, are reversible. Let me show you [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

Normally priced at $999.99, the Toshiba Satellite Radius is laptop that can also be used like a tablet. The Radius features a  15.6 inch 1080p IPS touchscreen display that can rotate 360 degrees to turn this laptop into a tablet which can output 4K Ultra HD to a TV using the HDMI port. The Toshiba Satellite Radius also features an LED backlit [...]

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Alienware products are normally not discounted, but today we have three different gaming accessories which are on sale simultaneously for a limited time. Rare savings! Alienware TactX 5000DPI Gaming Mouse w/ AlienFX Lighting for $49.99 with free shipping (normally $79.99). Alienware TactX Gaming Headset for $49.99 with free shipping (normally $59.99). Alienware TactX Gaming Keyboard w/ 6 Macro Keys, [...]

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A year ago I told you about teen product designer Nick Bain and his dry-erase light switch cover. Now he's launched the Switch Port as a Kickstarter project seeking $750 in funding. The Switch Port is a replacement light switch cover that doubles as a dry-erase message board. The cover has been CNC milled and [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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If you're a new iPhone 6 owner who is worried about your brand new phone bending from carrying it in your pocket. My first advice is to not carry the phone in your front or back pocket and then sit down. But if you must do this, consider the new Gresso iPhone 6 case. The [...]

Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

A couple of weeks ago I told you about the Skydrop sprinkler system which uses your soil conditions and local weather to better schedule when it waters your lawn. That system was priced at $299. If you want a slightly less expensive solution, consider the Rachio Iro smart sprinkler system. Priced at $249, this system also mounts on [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News, Outdoor Gear

If you've been too busy to visit The Gadgeteer every day this week (say it isn't so!) then this post is just for you. You can pretend like this is a DVR for your favorite gadget related news and reviews. So get comfy and click through to see the full list of news, reviews and articles from [...]

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I received an email from Verizon telling me that the New Moto X smartphone and Moto Maker rolled out today. If you're not familiar with Moto Maker, it's a special customization service for the Moto X Android smartphone. You use it to choose from a thousand combinations for the back, front and trim colors of the [...]

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If you're heading into the weekend thinking you need some new computer gear, take a look at this list of deals for some decent savings on Dell, Lenovo and HP laptops, tablets from Samsung, ASUS and LG, monitors from Dell and more. Mobiles & Tablets Samsung Galaxy S4 Active 5" 1080p 4G LTE GSM Unlocked [...]

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Last week I posted a review of the Polar Loop activity tracker wrist band. This week Polar as announced a new activity tracker that some powerful new features geared towards runners. The new M400 is water-resistant and comes in white and black versions. It features Bluetooth connectivity with mobile devices and Polar's own Flow app which [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News

Today I want to show you two ballpoint pens that have been designed to take up less space than traditional pens while still providing a comfortable writing experience. Everyday Carry (EDC) enthusiasts who are always on the look out for ways to pare down the size and weight of their gear bags might enjoy learning [...]

Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews

Drones are big news at the moment. Even universities have seen that the future is now and they are scrambling to enroll students in programs centered on unmanned flights. But, you don’t need a degree to play with your own drone. You can use one for photography, orienteering or just because it is a boring [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, News

The Panther Vision Solar Powercap is a hands-free flashlight that you wear on your head that doesn't require constant battery replacements. This baseball cap is made of 100% Cotton and comes in three colors. It features two LEDs mounted under the cap's brim and a rechargeable NiMH battery that recharges from sunlight. The LEDs have [...]

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When I was a kid I had a radio that could pull in all sorts of stations and bands. I loved turning the tuning knob very slowly so I could find every station possible, sometimes even finding foreign stations, which was always super cool. I'm guessing the market for radios like that one has pretty much dried [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Reviews

Have you been thinking about cutting the cord with your cable company? Think of all the money you could save for other gadgets if you didn't have that monthly bill. Of course you still need an easy way to watch your favorite shows on your TV, so today's gadget deal is for the Amazon Fire [...]

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Racing fans will no doubt be interested in these very cool Pitstop office chairs from Intro-Tech Automotive. There are several versions of the racing inspired Pitstop chairs, but I think the most impressive model is the LXE, which is available in four color combinations. The LXE features tire tread style arm rests with racing suspension springs, [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Today for one day only on Amazon.com, Corsair is having a sale on a variety of gaming gear and PC accessories. You can save up to 54% on items like gaming mice, gaming keyboards, gaming headsets and flash drives. This sale also includes savings on Corsair power supplies for DIYers who like to build their [...]

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