Kathleen Chapman

One of my children suffered from a febrile seizure many years ago (seizures that are brought on by a spike in body temperature over a short period of time). Apparently, these are fairly common, and to decrease the likelihood of a recurrence, the parent needs to monitor the sick child's temperature fairly closely and administer… Read More

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Kid Gadgets, News
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I cut the cable cord about 15 years ago. We then purchased an over-the-air (OTA) antenna to receive our basic channels and have done well enough with that and services like Netflix and Amazon Prime. OTA antennas can be a pain in the neck because you are constantly trying to find the best spot to… Read More

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews
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Two years ago, I was sent the Antennas Direct ClearStream Eclipse HDTV Amplified Indoor Antenna (35 mile range) to review. It worked well in my living room where it still resides, but I did struggle to get it to tune in all our channels in the den. The Gadgeteer was contacted by Antennas Direct about… Read More

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Now that the smartphone has pretty much conquered the world, I guess it's time that we upgrade everything else to "smart" status: our homes, appliances, cars, and our headphones. Yep. It's time for smart headphones. Muzik One is the "smartphone of headphones" according to the Muzik website. It has a touch control panel to pause… Read More

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Looking for a fun gift for the kids in your family? The Geospace Ski Skooter might be something they'll enjoy. The Ski Skooter looks like a snowboard but with a foldable handle. The handle allows kids to balance and steer the snowboard down slopes of snow, grass or sand. It also works like a scooter… Read More

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I have been hunting for a small, thin, efficient, rugged wallet for years that isn't overly expensive. I want something that I can just grab out of my purse that contains all of my basic necessities whenever the time calls for it and will fit in my pockets. Most women's wallets and even men's trifold… Read More

Posted in: Reviews, Wallets
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SplashLight is a unique water blaster that shoots bioluminescent water by using the protein luciferin and protein enzyme luciferase in tablet form (BioToy calls the tablets reLumes) such that when inserted into the squirt gun and mixed with ordinary tap water it creates the bioluminescent water. SplashLight shoots a stream of up to 12 feet… Read More

Posted in: Geek Toys, News
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Sometimes sitting down at your desk represents the drudgery of long hours of work. So if you're looking to brighten up your desk and your day, AND you're a Star Wars fan, this BB-8 Architectural Desk Lamp is sure to do the trick.  It uses up to a 40 watt incandescent light bulb or a… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Some of you are familiar with my love of insects. Sadly, that trait was not passed down to my kids - and I have tried; oh, how I've tried. Every now and then I'll hear a blood-curdling scream as though someone just lost a limb only to find out that a tiny insect or spider… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Different lighting and mirrors can give you a false reflection of yourself. If that drives you crazy when getting ready in the morning, then the simplehuman 8" Sensor Mirror (distortion-free 5x magnification) may be something that interests you. It is equipped with sensors that will automatically turn on or off its ring of LED lights… Read More

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Carrying around our music is something that most people don't give a lot of thought to. We use headphones (wired or Bluetooth) to listen to our favorite tunes when out and about and don't even think about how we experience music - the fact that the sound is transmitted through the air to our ears… Read More

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Do you love all things Halo? Are you constantly seeking out Halo merchandise to sport your fandom? Perhaps this Halo 5 Master Chief Messenger Bag is something you need to add to your collection. This cool looking messenger bag is made of nylon, polyester, and polyurethane and is 16 inches wide x 13 1/2 inches… Read More

Posted in: Bags, News
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When listening to music or watching a movie on a device, I crave great sound and comfort out of my headphones. Since these two criteria are often quite subjective, it would seem that what works for one person, may not for another which seems to be the challenge of producing headphones that are within a… Read More

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
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The TWIST World Adapter DUO from OneAdaptr is the only power adapter that you will need to take with you when you travel internationally (okay, so maybe it doesn't work everywhere, but it works in 150 countries!); it has all that you need in one piece. This unique adapter allows you to twist the base… Read More

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Travel Gear
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The title says it all - part of Amazon's Prime Day offers includes a THREE month trial of Amazon's Audible (Prime members only) in which you will receive one free audiobook per month AND a $10 Amazon credit toward your next qualifying Amazon purchase. After your three months are up, you will be charged $14.95… Read More

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