Larry Geisz

Magnasonic PP60-1

It is not often that I get to review a product that can be used for work and fun equally. Most items I review fall into one or the other category. What am I talking about? My new Magnasonic PP60 Pico projector. While most folks would see something like this as a work item only, [...]

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tech21 EVO Endurance-2

Although the battery life on phones has gotten better, there are times I still find the need to charge my iPhone on the fly. In general, I do not keep a charging case on my phone mainly because of the added weight and size. There is a company out there that not only makes a case [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, Reviews
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Baendit Sundance Kid-1

Let's face it, almost all of us wear sunglasses in one form or another. Sunglasses have become as much as a fashion accessory as they are eye protection. So, how do you stand out in this competitive market? Baendit eyeware has their solution, modular bendable sunglasses. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger [...]

Posted in: Outdoor Gear, Reviews
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HERO-2

  As a lot of us get older we tend to increase the number of pills we take every day, anything from simple vitamins and aspirin, to heart and blood pressure medications. Taking one medication a day is a simple thing, but what if you have multiple pills to take multiple times a day? Just [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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Zepp&Old Hickory

Spring training is in full swing, and if you have an aspiring big leaguer, you know batting practice makes perfect. Zepp, a company who makes the Zepp sensor that I reviewed a few years ago, knows all about practice and proper training. They have teamed up with bat maker Old Hickory Bat Company to integrate [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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The Package Guard

If you watched the news during the Christmas holidays you probably saw some video of a package being stolen off of someone's porch. This is an all too common issue during the holiday season and is becoming more prevalent during the non-holiday times with online ordering and delivery growing. The Package Guard Kickstarter project hopes [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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BYBLight E-481-1

What can I say about desk lamps? Up until recently I did not give them much thought, but as I get a little older I find that having a desk lamp is a nice addition to my writing needs. When it comes to desk lights the old stand by screw in light bulb kind are [...]

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iSolo wireless acoustic pickup-1

Amplifying acoustic guitars has come a long way since the early 60s and 70s. A common form of acoustic amplification today is the Piezo pickup. That style of pickup is fine if your guitar comes with it built in, but what happens when you have an older guitar or a new one that you want to [...]

Posted in: Music Gear, Reviews
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Razer Nabu Watch

Razer, a company known for its high-end, high-quality gaming equipment has branched out to the fitness wearables with the Razer Nabu Watch. Razer has some earlier entries into the sports band market with the Nabu X and Nabu, but the Nabu Watch is a step towards a fully functional timepiece. The Nabu Watch is basically [...]

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Watches and Clocks
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Comfy Commuter-1

As most of us know or have probably experienced, flying these days is not a comfortable affair. The seats are getting closer together, smaller and less comfortable. Even when you take longer flights overseas the bigger planes still feel cramped and the seats uncomfortable. For those longer flights, I have an around the neck pillow, [...]

Posted in: Car Gear, Reviews, Travel Gear
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TYLT ENERGI 6K+1

Traveling with all your electronic gadgets can be a loathsome affair. Between packing chargers, charging cables and backup batteries, you may need an extra carry on bag just to tote them around. TYLT has come up with a good solution to this problem with their ENERGI 6K+ smart charger. DON'T MISS: TYLT VÜ-Solo Wireless Charger review Note: [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews
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Readyman Wilderness Survival Card

As many of you may know, I am a sucker for card size tools. I have reviewed and posted news stories on several throughout my years with The Gadgeteer, so it takes something a little different to catch my eye. The Readyman Wilderness Survival Card is that product. The Readyman Wilderness Survival Card is a [...]

Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear
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Vantage Robotics Snap

In this a new age of drone warfare, you have to set yourself apart in order to catch the public's attention. Vantage Robotics understands this so they came up with a new concept. They designed their drone to fit around the camera they wanted to use. Below are just some of the features from the [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys, News
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Pokl Boom Swimmer Duo & Jr-1

Portable Bluetooth speakers are everywhere nowadays. They are small, large, rugged looking or fashion forward. Polk knows the market is loaded with competition at many price points so they designed the Swimmer a few years ago, a portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker. Fast forward a few years and now Polk has moved the Swimmer design forward [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
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AQUA R2 D2 Refrigerator

Christmas is over and now it's time to get that geeky gift you really wanted this year, like the R2-D2 Moving refrigerator. Yes, someone as finally taken geekdom to a practical level by making this full-size replica of R2-D2 and putting a refrigerator into the body of it. A Japanese company called AQUA is selling [...]

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Slughaus BULLET

In the world of EDC, one of the main features we look for is size. If a piece of EDC equipment is too big or too heavy, we don't have time for it. The BULLET, a Kickstarter project, is listed as the world's smallest LED flashlight, and by the looks of it, I cannot disagree. [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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Q Reveler

Some of you may already know that Fossil (the watch company) recently purchased Misfit (the activity tracker maker) to become a major player in the fitness tracking game. Enter the Q Reveler activity tracker, part of Fossil's new Q line of activity trackers. Designed to look like a fashion accessory, the Q Reveler not only [...]

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iRig Pads-1

It can be hard finding the right gift for the aspiring DJ in your household. Do you get them a drum machine, "two turn tables and a microphone", what? IK Multimedia has come up with iRig Pads that can take the place of all of that. The iRig Pads is a universal MIDI controller for [...]

Posted in: Music Gear, News
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PhotoFast CR-8800

So, it might seem with my last two posts that I may be running out of storage on my iOS devices. This is not exactly true, the fact is I just happen to run across these products at the same time and thought they were neat. But if you are running out of storage for [...]

Posted in: iOS, News
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SanDisk iXpand

Flash storage for your "i" devices can be hard to come by even though the iPhone and iPad have been around for years now. Recently I had a chance to review the PhotoFast Max Extreme, a 64 GB flash drive with USB and Lightning connections and it works great, but it is always neat to [...]

Posted in: iOS, News
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Umbra Shift Hanging chair

Although I do not watch as much commercial television as I once did, my new favorite type of shows lately are the ones where people are moving into smaller houses or living spaces. Watching how people downsize and try to get the most out of every inch of space can become a puzzle, and I [...]

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Luma Dice

Are you a board game connoisseur? Do you love the sound of the dice hitting the board? If this is you, Luma Dice, a Kickstarter project may add that last bit of excitement to push you over the edge. Luma Dice is an aluminum dice set that use LEDs to light up the dots on [...]

Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News
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Apple Smart Battery Case

Apple finally did it, they have jumped full-fledged into the iPhone battery case fray with the iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case. Made of durable silicone rubber, this case features a soft microfiber lining to protect your phone and boasts up to 25 hours of additional talk time. The case includes a Lightning to USB cable [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, News
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Every so often when I am looking for tidbits to write about I come across an item that makes me think about the artisans of the past. The Bear & Son Knife + Scrimshaw kit is one such item. Harking back to an era when sailors used this ink on bone technique as a way [...]

Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, News
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Jackfish Survival credit card holder

I love multi-tasking gadgets and devices, but I really love multi-tasking devices that include survival/EDC elements. The Jackfish Survival credit card holder, a current Kickstarter project is an interesting concept with both a survival and EDC component. Made of either aluminum or Titanium, the Jackfish is 8.5 mm (.334 inches) thick and uses a spring [...]

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Wallets
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