Julie Strietelmeier

Water drinkers have many choices of shape, size, and materials when it comes to water bottles.  There are plastic bottles, glass bottles, and metal bottles. Today I'm going to tell you about the DYLN Living Water Bottle which is made of stainless steel and has a feature that the majority of other water bottles do not… Read More

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Here's something cool that I haven't seen before... digital decorations. AtmosFX sells DVDs and downloads for holidays and special events like this Sunday's Super Bowl. DVDs with holiday animations that you can display on your TV or monitor aren't exactly new, but when you pair AtmosFX's digital decorations with a projector, some translucent fabric, and… Read More

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Some newer laptops like Apple's latest MacBook Pro use a USB-C port for both charging and connecting to accessories. But without USB TYPE-A connectors (which I guess is what we're supposed to call the "old" style USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors), how do you charge your iPhone, Nexus 6P or other USB-A devices? SCOSCHE comes… Read More

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Computer Gear, News
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At the end of December, I reviewed the Olight S2R Baton flashlight. I really like this flashlight because it has an easy to press button on the grip instead of the tail cap, and it uses a special rechargeable battery that charges through a magnetic USB cable. It's quickly become my favorite flashlight, but now… Read More

Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews
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The next time you want to give someone a gift, make them work for it by putting the cash or gift card inside a Puzzle Pod Junior gift card holder. The plastic holder uses three dials with letters from A to Z that you can customize to create a combination lock. Then create some clues… Read More

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The Talelight digital bumper sticker is a unique way to let other drivers know what you're thinking without actually sticking an adhesive image to your car. The Talelight has an 1280 x 320 pixel low power 2 x 8 inch LCD display that has been designed for outdoor use. You can purchase already designed "stickers"… Read More

Posted in: Car Gear, News
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This week I found three interesting projects on Kickstarter and one from Indiegogo for your crowdfunding shopping pleasure. Click through to read this week’s list of crowdfunding projects that have caught my eye. What is it? The DUO is a combination ballpoint pen and stylus made of machined anodized aluminum. Why do I like it… Read More

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Are you steady on your feet or does your balance need some improvement? Would you like to add an extra element to your workout to increase your core strength without purchasing a large piece of exercise equipment? The Pono Ola Balance Board might be what you need. Let's take a look. The Pono Ola is a… Read More

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Satechi's new USB-C Power Meter is a USB thumb drive sized device with a built-in LCD display that shows voltage, amps, and mAh output from accessories plugged into the USB-C port on their laptops, tablets, or smartphones. The Power Meter has a pass through design that allows you to charge your Type-C device while monitoring… Read More

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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While adults (in body but not mind) are busy congregating on Facebook sharing questionable political memes, kids can visit a safe online community that has been created just for them. LEGO Life is a free app for Android and iOS devices where kids up to 13 years old can share pictures of their LEGO creations, comment… Read More

Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News
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Dental hygiene is important if you don't want to end up wearing dentures when you get older. Brushing and flossing your teeth every day are habits that should be cultivated at a young age. If that's a habit that you still struggle with, the Flosstime automatic floss dispenser may be the right gadget to help… Read More

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It's that time of the week again where I compile everything we've posted in the last seven days into an easy to read list. Click through to see if you've missed anything.   Lucid Audio AMPED Bluetooth wireless neckband and wireless audio streamer kit review iHealth Smart Gluco-Monitoring System review ThruNite Archer 2A V3 LED… Read More

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There hasn't been a whole lot of innovation in stringed instrument tuners in the last few years if you don't count that they continue to shrink in size like the D’Addario NS Micro which clips to the edge of a guitar or ukulele's sound hole. That's why I was surprised to hear about the Cling… Read More

Posted in: Music Gear, News
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Although it might look like some type of Rubik's Cube type puzzle, the In10did DecaTxt is actually a one-handed Bluetooth keyboard. This unique keyboard only has 10 keys, but those 10 keys allow you to type all the same letters, numbers, punctuation characters and other symbols you're used to typing on a traditional keyboard, but… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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Would you like to become a writer on the Gadgeteer team and write about fun gadgets and gear? I currently have 3-4 positions that I need to fill. Click through to see how to apply to my team of gadget and gear freaks! I've received over 25 applicants and am not accepting any more at this… Read More

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