Julie Strietelmeier

The Geosafari Adventure Pens from Educational Insights promote curiosity, exploration, a love of science, discovery and an early appreciation for unusual pens. There are three different pocket-sized pens that have been designed to let your little scientist go out into the world to collect and study specimens from Land, Light, and Water. The Land Adventure [...]

Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News, Paper and Pens
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My mobile operating system of choice is Android and my desktop operating system of choice is macOS. When you pair those two together you have to jump through more hoops when you transfer files back and forth than you do if you use Android with Windows. For example, if I snap a picture with my [...]

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Several years ago most of us carried a dedicated digital audio device like an iPod or another brand of MP3 player with us so we could listen to our favorite tunes on the go. In those days, a lot of us also had Sirius or XM satellite radios in our vehicles. Fast forward a few [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
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Good lighting is very important if you do a lot of reading or other activities like crafting. Overhead lights can help, but a good desk lamp can make all the difference. BenQ recently sent me their WiT e-Reading LED desk lamp to review and I think it's the best desk lamp I've ever used. Let [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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We're coming down to the wire folks! If you're still trying to figure out what to buy Uncle Joe, Aunt Helen, and annoying little Timmy, you have come to the right place because Amazon has your back. You can still have plenty of time to order gifts so they will arrive in time for Christmas [...]

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Back in February, I reviewed the Samsung SmartCam HD Plus and found it to be a good alternative to other popular home security cameras that are currently on the market and charge a monthly or yearly fee to use their cloud service. Samsung doesn't charge extra to use their camera. They recently sent me their SmartCam [...]

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I've been interested in 3D printers for a long time but the price and complexity of creating models kept me from buying one. In the last couple of years, the price of 3D printers has come down to a level that ordinary people can afford, but I'm not sure the complexity issue has been changed much... [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Kid Gadgets, Reviews
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This week I have four Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns and one Indiegogo campaigns 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 Yeehaw is a kid-friendly 3D printer that has been designed with safety and ease of use in mind. Why do [...]

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If you've been spending all your waking hours surfing for holiday gift ideas and deals, then you probably missed out on some of our gadget news and reviews this week. So take a break from all that shopping stress and catch up on The Gadgeteer. Click through for a list of everything we've posted in [...]

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To celebrate the holidays, we are giving away some awesome products including a messenger bag from WaterField Design, a rugged Bluetooth speaker from Jam audio, a carbon fiber wallet from Identity and many more. And this time we have two sets of prizes so that more than one person gets a chance to win. Entering is [...]

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It feels like time is accelerating as the big holiday approaches. But don't worry, there's still time to find some gifts that won't bust your wallet. Click through to see today's ideas and don't wait too long to place an order because these deals are while supplies last. 1. Add push button on/off control to [...]

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Still trying to come up with gift ideas for family members but not having any luck? Starting today, Friday 12/16/16, if you're on the Verizon network, you can get a brand new iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Pixel, Phone by Google, Pixel XL, Phone by Google, Moto Z Droid, Moto Z Droid Force, Samsung S7, [...]

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If the Fitbit Charge 2 and other sporty wearable activity trackers aren't fancy enough for you, consider WiseWear. WiseWear offers 18K gold and palladium plated smart bracelets that both looks good (if that's the look you're after) and offers several baked in fitness and safety features that include tracking your activity (steps, distance, calories burned [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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It's time for six more review updates including the final update for the iRestore Hair Growth System which has been a long-term review that I started 16 weeks ago. There are also two review updates from Larry in this batch of updates. Click through to see the list of updated reviews and then scroll to the [...]

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Today is the last day of Amazon's 12 days of deals holiday campaign and the focus is on stocking stuffers. I spent some time browsing through today's listings and picked five deals that I think are worth checking out. They aren't all stocking stuffers though. If you see something you like, it's best to order [...]

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