Julie Strietelmeier

astore-6p-1

When I switched from the LG G3 to the Nexus 6P last fall, I knew I'd be giving up a couple features that I had been enjoying for years with the LG G3 and previous smartphones - a microSD card and most of all, wireless charging. With the 6P's USB-C fast charging, the lack of [...]

Posted in: Android, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews
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reliefband

Are you one of the more than 60 million people who suffer from motion sickness? Do you or someone you know get car sick, air sick or sea sick? The Reliefband may be the easiest way to control nausea and vomiting, which can ruin your trip and activities. Unlike some motion and travel sickness solutions, [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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kickstarter

Here is my weekly list of crowdfunding campaigns that caught my eye for being unique, affordable and worth a look. Don't worry, I'll always keep the list at five or fewer projects. Click through to see this week’s notable Kickstarter projects. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/625059603/the-magic-coin-pouch-handle-coins-better What is it? The Magic Coin Pouch from Paperwallet is a small coin [...]

Posted in: News
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vimtag-p1-camera-2

I've reviewed a LOT of wireless cameras, IP cameras, home security cameras, whatever you want to call them and have a specific set of features and criteria that I use to judge these types of cameras. #1 is image quality, #2 is viewing angle, #3 mobile viewing application usage and features, and #4 camera needs [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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carvey

3D printers are designed to print three-dimensional objects by laying down multiple layers of material to create the object. These printers traditionally print the objects in plastic, but some models can print in metal, glass powders and other materials. The Carvey 3D carving machine from Inventables is essentially a three-axis mill that carves objects from material [...]

Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, News
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week2

I hope everyone had a nice week and are enjoying the weekend. If you were too busy to visit The Gadgeteer every day this week, I have a listing of all our news posts and reviews that I've arranged in chronological order so you can browse through it and get caught up on any posts [...]

Posted in: News
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zapplight-1

As soon as it gets even close to nice weather here in Southern Indiana, the gnats, mosquitoes,  and other annoying bugs are out in full force. It's bad enough dealing with them when you are outdoors, but no one wants bugs indoors too. How do you get rid of them without bug sprays? One solution may [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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satechi-mini-docking-station-7

Laptops are fantastic for all your on the go computing tasks, but when you use them at home, they tend to become a magnet for cables connected to all the ports. When you want to go mobile, you have to unplug everything and then reconnect when you return. An easier way around this hassle is to [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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apex-fusion

  Inexpensive capacitive styluses get the job done, but battery powered active styluses can do a much better job of mimicking the pen on paper feel that most of us want when drawing or writing on our touchscreen devices. Lynktec is no stranger to styluses and I've reviewed several of their products (see related posts [...]

Posted in: News, Styluses
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sagely-pillorganizer

If you take more than one pill per day, whether they are vitamins or drugs for a medical condition, organizing them so you won't miss a daily dose can be a chore. We've all seen the cheap rectangular pill boxes that are separated into seven sections, one for each day of the week and have [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Home and Kitchen, News
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idevices-socket

In the last couple years, I've been switching my home's standard and CFL light bulbs to LED bulbs to save energy and money. But as I've been doing that, I've seen lots of LED bulbs come on the market that can be controlled anywhere with a mobile app. I wish all my bulbs or even [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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steelseries-rival700

Mice with OLED displays? I must be delusional right? Wrong! The new Rival 700 wired gaming mouse from SteelSeries features a small OLED display on the side that can be customized to show game stats, CPI settings and even show custom logos and 10 frames per second animations. If you think a gaming mouse with [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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timemachine

It's time for another set of updated reviews. This time around, we're updating a selection of garden and outdoors gadgets reviews. It took me awhile to find a handful of outdoor themed reviews. That tells me we need to do more of them! Click through to see a list of the reviews that I’ve updated. [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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kanex-typec

Even though the latest MacBooks have great battery life, they aren't magical. At some point the battery will drain and you'll need to hunt for your charger and an outlet. Dead batteries tend to happen at the worst moment, but if your MacBook has a USB-C port, the Kanex GoPower with its built in 15,000mAh [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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kickstarter

Earlier today I sifted through a big pile of emails that I received in the last week pitching new crowdfunding campaigns. I can't and don't want to talk about every new product, so I pick three that I find interesting and worthy of a pledge. Click through to see this week's notable Kickstarter projects. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/udoo/udoo-x86-the-most-powerful-maker-board-ever [...]

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