Julie Strietelmeier


Minimalist EDC fans will drool over the Quiet Carry Bandit Titanium keychain knife because it's cute but useful. Small but capable and it won't put a hurting on your budget. The Quiet Carry Bandit Titanium keychain knife is exactly what you would think it is. It's a knife made of Titanium that is small enough [...]

Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews

It's time for a new batch of review updates. This time, I have updated three of my past reviews including the iRestore which is a long term review. I've also updated my favorite gear page with some new items that I'm using on a regular basis. Click through to see the list of updated reviews. [...]

Posted in: Reviews

I can be kind of lazy. Case in point, we didn't have a working doorbell for at least a year because I was too lazy to replace the battery in the outdoor push button. Instead of buying a battery, I just ordered an ultra cheap wireless doorbell from Amazon and used it for less than [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews

Blue's new Raspberry microphone is a professional studio-quality microphone for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and PC that features patented microphone technology and new patent-pending internal acoustics that make it perfect for podcasts, on-location interviews, live streams, voice-overs, audio for YouTube, music recording and more in a small, portable format that allows for easy recording on the [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, iOS, News
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What features make one mouse better than the next? Bluetooth? USB dongle? Programmable buttons? Adjustable DPI? Light effects? Rechargeable battery? I've been testing a Satechi Edge 2.0 Wireless Gaming Mouse for several weeks and it has some of these features. Is it just another mouse, or is it a Gadgeteer worthy cursor mover? Let's find [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Gaming Gear, Reviews

This week we feature five Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns for products for your house, deck, office and your pants! Click through to read about this weeks' notable crowdfunding campaigns. What is it? Udoq is a customizable universal docking station made of solid aluminum. It is compatible with a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, ebook readers [...]

Posted in: News

I decided not to write a traditional smartphone review because you can read any one of the eleventy billion iPhone 7 reviews on the internet right now. I thought it would be more interesting to write about my experiences using the iPhone 7 and trying to adjust to iOS after using Android for the last several years. [...]

Posted in: Articles

Every summer we read tragic stories about children dying from heat-related causes when their parents or caretakers forgot them in the backseat of their car. According to the company Rear View Safety, 29 children have died from vehicular heatstroke in 2016. Even with the windows cracked, the temperature inside of a car can reach 125 [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, News

Another week has come and gone and with it a new batch of gadget reviews, news and articles. Did you get a chance to read everything we posted last week? If not, click through to see a full listing of everything we published in the last seven days. JLab Epic2 Bluetooth wireless sport earbuds review [...]

Posted in: News

You just spent mega money on Apple's newest and most bestest iPhone ever and now you need to buy a worthy case to protect it. You don't want to settle on a plastic case with a laughable price tag of $10 do you? That would be so wrong when you can be the envy of your [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, News

Chromebooks laptops are both light weight physically and technically. They are powered by Google's Chrome OS which provides long battery life and ease of use. One thing they didn't offer until recently was access to the Google Play store and the ability to run Android apps. The Acer Chromebook R 11 is one of a [...]

Posted in: Android, News

If you are an Amazon Prime member and have an Echo or an Echo Dot, you can now shop with Alexa just by asking her to reorder the products you use the most or even to order something totally new. Just tell Alexa what to order such as "Alexa, order Honey Bunches of Oats". Alexa [...]

Posted in: News

SCOTTeVEST has just announced some new techwear that's been designed for both men and women to carry their gear when they are off the grid without needing a bag or backpack. The new OTG jackets which appropriately stands for Off The Grid, are made of ripstop nylon and feature a cool quilted design and 29 [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
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Do you want to create your own 3D videos but think it will cost too much and be too difficult? If you have an Android device with a micro USB port, the Weeview Eye-Plug camera will let you  capture your own VR movies for less than $50. But does the old saying "you get what [...]

Posted in: Android, Camera Gear, Reviews

Why does it seem like the lightest and thinnest laptops always have the bulkiest chargers? Laptops are fantastic until you have to travel with them and carry all the necessary accessories that go along with them. If your laptop only weighs 2 lbs, but the charger and cable weigh 1-2 lbs, where's the advantage to [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Laptops and Gear, Reviews