Julie Strietelmeier

The Apple rumor mill is churning wildly today with news (should I call it fake news, if it's still just a rumor?) that we might not see the mythical bezel-less iPhone 8 until 2018 instead of later this fall when Apple typically rolls out new phones. There appear to be problems in the supply chain… Read More

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Remember when you were a kid and you made a slingshot with a Y-shaped stick, some elastic and used rocks as ammo? That was then and this is now. Behold the Assolar SS-12 multi-function super power stainless hunting laser slingshot of the future. The SS-12 slingshot features a stainless steel frame, an infrared sight, and… Read More

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Oh LEGO, you know the way to a geek's heart is through their love of rockets and space. Just take a nice long look at this ultra cool model of the NASA Apollo Saturn V rocketship. Designed by Felix Stiessen and Valérie Roche of the LEGO Ideas team, this model is a 1:110 scale replica… Read More

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Earlier this week Urbanears introduced their new Active collection including the light and flexible Stadion wireless Bluetooth headset that features stretchy coils and EarClick technology for a custom fit that is comfortable for any head shape. With a sweat-proof design and a 3-button control on the back, the Stadion wireless Bluetooth headset lets users shuffle… Read More

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Fidget toys have become very popular lately and it seems like everywhere I look there's a new crowdfunding campaign for a spinning toy. Fun, but not unique. That's where the Kururin flipping toy is different. It's made of wood and designed to tumble end over end across a flat surface. Watching someone play with a… Read More

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It's that time of the week where you're happy you're not at work, but you're already feeling like the weekend is going by way too fast. I have the perfect way for you to slow things down and relax for a few minutes. It's my weekly roundup listing of everything we've posted this week on… Read More

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New from No Starch Press: Coding iPhone Apps for Kids A Playful Introduction to Swift by Gloria Winquist and Matt McCarthy. This book teaches children and adults to code in Apple's free beginner-friendly programming language called Swift. This 336-page book full-color book is a fun guide that will explain the building blocks of app programming… Read More

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Fly your geek flag high and proud with these silly socks from ChattyFeet. Available in a variety of fun styles, these cotton socks will keep your feet warm and let everyone know (when you take off your shoes) which famous scientist you admire most. Whether you choose the Albert Einstoe, Stephen Toeking, Sigmund Socks, or Prof… Read More

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Live out your wildest Wolverine fantasies - in the garden - with Garden Genie gloves. These latex and nylon gloves are waterproof, puncture resistant, and feature ABS plastic claws which make them perfect for dangerous outdoor projects like planting flowers. The gloves are one size fits most, but only the right-hand glove has the built-in… Read More

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The QcK Prism mousepad is no ordinary mouse pad. Made for gamers by SteelSeries, the QcK Prism features wrap around illumination with 12 programmable zones that light up in millions of color combinations. But light effects is not the only trick up this mousepad's sleeve. Do mousepads even have sleeves? Don't answer that. The QcK… Read More

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LG G6 review

Thanks to Verizon Wireless, this is my first smartphone review of 2017 and this review of the LG G6 Android smartphone has a little surprise for our long time loyal readers of the Gadgeteer. It's a special dual format review with Judie Stanford who was my partner in crime here on The Gadgeteer for several… Read More

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Dinosaur loving kids and adults alike will be the envy of every geek in the cafeteria when they in with this T-Rex head lunchbox. The Dino Case is designed like the world's most popular but extinct reptile, the Tyrannosaurus rex. By the way, did you know that rex means king in Latin? Now you do… Read More

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We travel to Florida once a year and our favorite activity when we're there is to relax on the beach under an umbrella. When we need a break from all that relaxing, we like to walk along the surf soaking up the sun and looking for shells. Sounds perfect right? It is except that I'm… Read More

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In a new series that I'm going to call "Wait, what?!", comes PRPS Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans. Jeans, who cares right? But wait a sec... These are no ordinary jeans Gadgeteers. These jeans are covered in mud and have a price tag of $425 a pair! Nordstrom describes them as "Americana workwear that's seen some… Read More

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It's time for another selection of crowdfunding campaigns that have caught my interest in the last week. This time around we have five projects that range from a trash smasher to a CNC mill that is small enough to put on a table. Click through to read my picks for this week's notable crowdfunding campaigns. What… Read More

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