Julie Strietelmeier

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The Cargo Works 13" MacBook EDC Kit might be marketed towards MacBook owners, but this zippered bag is perfect for any 13 inch laptop. It offers a separate zippered section for the computer and multiple pockets and Molle strips inside and outside the bag so you can attach your favorite EDC items. Let's check it out. Note: [...]

Posted in: Bags, Reviews
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snappower

Last spring I helped back SnapRays, a Kickstarter project for a wall outlet cover plate with built in auto-illuminating LEDs. The project was a big success and they actually delivered the products to their backers on time, which has not been the norm for most of the projects I have backed in the past. Now [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Home, Kitchen, News
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brickstix

LEGO fans young and old will love BrickStix reusable stickers. These removable and restickable decals can be used over and over again to customize your LEGO creations without leaving a yucky sticky residue. BrickStix are available in a wide variety of sticker packs that range from Zombies to Space, Signs, Comics and more. Each sticker [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, News
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Two years ago Fibit introduced the Fitbit Force wrist worn activity tracker. It was really popular until people started complaining about irritations and rashes while wearing the device on their wrist. The Force ended up being taken off the market when Fitbit conducted a voluntary recall in February 2014. Now one year later, the most [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews, Watches, Clocks
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themis

From the "You know you have too much money if you can buy this" files comes the Themis from Solloshi Design. The Themis is a table top humidor for cigars. But it's not just any old ordinary humidor. The Themis is a replica of a Colt cylinder with real bearings and ratchet mechanism and houses [...]

Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
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week

It's time for you to pull up a chair, settle in and catch up with everything we posted this week. Click through to see the full list of news, reviews and articles that were posted this past week. HelloNomad mobile products review Satechi Bluetooth Button Series (Home Button) review Pixelist oil paintings review Satechi Aluminum Premium [...]

Posted in: News
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promini

The Magic-Pro ProMini Power Station 6T from Brando is a USB charger that can charge up to six devices at once while only using one outlet. The Magic-Pro ProMini Power Station 6T comes with five interchangeable plugs that will allow you to use this charger in the US, UK, AU, EU, KR and JP. The [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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Several weeks ago I posted the first part of this article where I talked about how I would be using a Dell XPS 13 laptop instead of my 13" MacBook Pro with retina display and 13" MacBook Air for a week. To remind folks, I only use Macs at home. There are no Windows PCs to be [...]

Posted in: Articles, Laptops and Gear
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timeswirl

Andy has been busy updating a dozen of his past reviews. This week's review updates include bags, cases, mice and more. Click through to see Andy's list of updated reviews and then scroll to the bottom of each of the listed reviews to read his newest update. Pantech Laser Mobile Phone Review by Andy Jacobs Moshi Moonrock [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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magzet

Our smartphones and tablets continue to evolve with more memory, faster processors, larger displays, and better cameras, but have you ever considered the design of the audio jack? The 3.5mm jack that you plug your earbuds and headphones into hasn't changed in decades. The old saying "if it ain't broke don't fix it" is true, [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News
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spring-contest

It's officially spring, so let's celebrate with a Gadgeteer gadget giveaway! We are giving away 15 prizes for music lovers, fitness buffs, travelers and more.  We have a lot of good stuff to giveaway, so don’t waste any time, please click through to see the full list of prizes and instructions on how to enter. Kinivo: [...]

Posted in: News
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imacompanion

I loved my 27" iMac for its sheer beauty and gorgeous display. But what I didn't love was all the ports hidden on the back side of the computer. Although the location of the ports allowed the iMac to have a very clean look and design, accessing the ports was a big pain in the [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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orico-hub

Have you jumped on the Qi wireless charging band wagon yet? If you haven't, what the heck are you waiting for? Once you go wireless, you'll never want to plug in another micro USB cable into your phone again. Trust me. If you're lucky enough to have a smartphone that is Qi capable, the ORICO [...]

Posted in: Android related, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Computer Gear, News
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batts

As manufacturers continue to add more features and faster processors into our gadgets, the one feature that continues to lag behind in improvement is battery life. That may change soon now that Dyson and Michigan-based battery leader, Sakti3 have partnered together. Sakti3 grew out of the engineering department of the University of Michigan and was founded by CEO Ann Marie [...]

Posted in: News
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week

It's time to catch up on all the gadget related news and reviews that we posted this week on The Gadgeteer. Click through to view a list of all the news, reviews and articles that we posted this week. Casetify Phone Case review Oberon Design Lilah Women's Leather Handbag review Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal [...]

Posted in: News
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timeswirl

It's my turn again this week to update some of my past reviews for products that I continue to use and enjoy weeks, months and even years after the review was originally posted. Click through to see the list of updated reviews and then scroll to the bottom of each of the listed reviews to [...]

Posted in: Reviews
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nudge

Fitness trackers are terrific gadgets for helping you monitor your activity and fitness goals, but viewing the data from all your wearables can become a huge hassle since all of them have their own dedicated app. Instead of flipping between apps to check your steps, your sleep, and other data, check out Nudge. Nudge is [...]

Posted in: Android related, Health, Fitness, Sports, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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Dyson vacuum cleaners are extremely popular for their superior suction power and bagless design. Last year I reviewed the Dyson D65 Animal vacuum and was impressed by almost everything about it. Dyson's latest model is the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal + Allergy vacuum which looks almost identical to the D65 but has a very important upgrade. It no [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews
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switchmate

If you've been thinking about swapping out all the light bulbs in your home with bulbs that can be controlled with your smartphone, I have an alternative product that you might want to consider. Switchmate, an Indiegogo crowdfunding project, is a switch that fits over your existing light switch plates by using magnets to snap onto the [...]

Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
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lyfelens

Although I don't consider myself a dashcam expert, after reviewing three of these devices, I think I have a good idea which features make a dashcam stand out from the crowd. The LyfeLens dashcam looks to be the ultimate dashcam in terms of features. At least it looks great on paper. The LyfeLens features dual-facing [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Car Gear, News
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