Julie Strietelmeier

tangram-smartrope

How is your new year's resolution to get more fit and lose weight working out for you so far? Yeah, same here. Maybe you need a fitness accessory to help motivate you. Last week I showed you a jump rope that can be used to charge your gadgets and today I have another jump rope [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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gourmia-gta2500-2

I love fried foods, but I know they aren't healthy for me. Is there a way to have the same flavor, taste and texture of your favorite fried foods without all the unhealthy oil and grease that goes along with them? The Gourmia GTA2500 air fryer, roaster and cooker has that claim. They offered to [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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tenone-timeframe

If you happen to be an Apple Watch owner who hasn't been happy with the included charging dock, consider the new Timeframe charging sleeve from Ten One Design. The Apple watch slides securely into a rubber frame that leaves the display viewable for people who like to use the Nightstand mode to view the clock face. There's [...]

Posted in: iOS, News, Watches and Clocks
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weeklyupdate

It's Saturday evening, which means it's time for our weekly roundup post. Each Saturday I like to post a list of everything we've written this week. All the reviews, articles and news, all in one easy to scan list. Click through to check out the list. Samson RTE2 wireless headphone review Mountek AIRSNAP magnetic air [...]

Posted in: News
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delsonix

You've probably seen analog speakers for phones, and tablets that amplify sound not by electronic speakers, but by routing sound waves through a plastic funnel type device. Now you can do the same thing for your electric guitar. The DelSonix clip on guitar amplifier is a specially designed "speaker" for your electric guitar that doesn't [...]

Posted in: Music Gear, News
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selfie-toaster

What's better than a piece of hot bread browned to perfection and then slathered with butter, jelly or peanut butter? A piece of toast with your face burned into it of course! Say hello to the Selfie Toaster, the next big thing in bread branding gadgets. That's not a thing? Well, now it is. You're [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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pulse-jumprope

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to lose weight and get in shape? The PULSE Jump Rope can help with that because jumping rope is a good cardio exercise. But the PULSE doesn't just benefit your heart and waist line, it will also charge your phone. Wait, what? It's true, the PULSE Jump Rope has [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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2015 with sparklers

At the end of every year I always like to put together a top 25 list of our most popular news, reviews and articles of the year according to Google's traffic statistics for the site. I think that it's always interesting to find out which articles were read the most. Was this year’s most popular article even written in [...]

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2015

Yesterday I posted part two of the Gadgeteer team’s favorite gadgets of 2015 and today I'm posting the final installment. Click through to see part three of the Gadgeteer team's favorite gadgets from this past year. This one includes my favorites. This has been an unusual year for me.  It's been less about the gadgets and more [...]

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2015

Yesterday I posted part one of the Gadgeteer team’s favorite gadgets of 2015 and today I have more lists for you to enjoy. Please share your own list of favorite products from this year in the comments. With all the headphones I review, choosing favorites is difficult because once the review is finished, I have [...]

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2015

Several weeks ago I asked all the members of the Gadgeteer team to send me a list of their favorite products from this past year. I told them that their lists didn’t need to be restricted to gadgets that they had personally reviewed in 2015, but that they could include any products that they have [...]

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cleverloop-1

Do you have a wireless security camera setup for your home so that you can keep an eye on your loved ones and property when you're not physically there? I've reviewed quite a few cameras over the years but have kept a Dropcam setup at my house for several years now. When Dropcam was bought [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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bandit

The Bandit Titanium keychain locking pocket knife is a Kickstarter crowdfunding project that has already earned more than 2x their funding goal. Made from Grade 5 Titanium and hardened 420 High Carbon Stainless Steel, this mini pocket knife is perfectly sized to hang on your keychain or fit in the coin pocket of your jeans [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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verizon

At the beginning of the month, Verizon rolled out their 2GB bonus plan for new and existing customers willing to sign up or upgrade to their XL or XXL plans. For each new phone added or upgraded, Verizon added 2GB of bonus data to their plan each month with no expiration dates. That offer is [...]

Posted in: News
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week2

I hope everyone had a nice Christmas yesterday. You're probably worn out from eating too much and marathon package unwrapping to do much today. That's why I have just the thing for you to do that won't require you to get up from where you're currently sitting. It's a list of all our news, reviews [...]

Posted in: News
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happyholidays

All of us here at The Gadgeteer would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Festivus, Feliz Navidad, Season's Greetings, Happy Kwanzaa, and Happy Holidays. It really doesn’t matter what you call it and how you choose to celebrate this day as long as you spend it with your [...]

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thinkboard

We used to have a bad habit of buying meat, sticking it in the refrigerator and forgetting about it until it was spoiled. I finally got tired of wasting money and bought a small dry erase board that I mounted on the kitchen wall next to the refrigerator. Now we make sure to write down [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News, Paper and Pens
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i-loom

Friendship bracelets weren't a thing when I was a kid, but if they had been, I would have been all over it because I loved making things. Actually I still do. The i-loom is basically a loom that helps kids and adults weave their own bracelets out of colored string by keeping everything organized and [...]

Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Kid Gadgets, News
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idbeads

You've probably seen charms that you can put around the stem of wine glasses so you'll always know which glass is yours at a party. Well, now you can make sure that you know which cable is yours with iDBeads. iDBeads are silicone charms that have been designed to work with Apple Lightning cables and [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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playdeals

One of my new year's resolutions for 2016 is to play more games because life is short. Imagine my glee when I happened to notice that there's a big sale going on right now on the Google Play store. For their Games Year-End Deals they are offering up to 90% off on several games that [...]

Posted in: Android, News
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superhero-bookend

Book lovers who are also fans of comic books and superheros will appreciate this unique superhero bookend from Animi Causa. This bookend has been designed to provide a visual effect of books that almost ready to fall over, but the actual bookend is really an angled steel support. By placing a softbound book cover over [...]

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amron-carabiner-Key

Do you remember the Keybrid Keyring Key that I reviewed about 5 years ago? It was the marriage of a common house key and a split keyring. Amron Experimental, the same company who brought us the Keybrid is back with a new key-based product. This one is the Carabiner Key and as you've already guessed, [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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tech-life-grid

We've seen more than our share of device chargers for home, office and travel, but what about a charger made specifically for your workshop? The Tech Life GRID is a power station that has been designed to be rugged enough for your maker work bench. It features 9 110Volt power outlets, with 4 on the [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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samsung-gear-s2-1

The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch is an Android-compatible smartwatch that does not use the Android Wear operating system like the majority of the Android smartwatches that are currently on the market. Samsung marches to the beat of their own drum and has opted to use the Tizen OS to power their watches. Let's take a [...]

Posted in: Android, Reviews, Watches and Clocks
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airbar

Using tap and swipe gestures with our phones and tablets has become second nature, but that type of input control has yet to really take off with our laptops and desktop computers. The AirBar may soon change that. The AirBar is a thin black module with a USB connection that has been designed to sit [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News
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