Computer Gear

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If you can touch type on your mobile device faster than you can tap type (I just made up that new term), then a Bluetooth keyboard is a useful productivity tool when you have a lot of text to enter. There are already eleventy billion different travel sized Bluetooth keyboards on the market, so let's look… Read More

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We've needed a new color printer for a while now and I was fairly sure that I would go with a color laser printer because of their dependability and beautifully clear print qualities. However, when the Gadgeteer was offered the Epson WorkForce ET-16500 EcoTank Wide-format All-in-One Supertank printer that will print large formats like 11"… Read More

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, Reviews
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What do all QWERTY keyboards have in common from the large clickity clackity USB keyboards to the smaller wireless keyboards? They all have dozens of keys. But less is more right? If that's your motto then I don't think you'll ever look at another traditional keyboard again once you see the DecaTxt one-handed Bluetooth keyboard. The DecaTxt… Read More

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Need a USB flash drive but the everyday ones just aren't tough enough for you? GorillaDrive might be your new data storage best friend. It's crush- and water-resistant and includes a metal lanyard loop. Plus, it looks tough. Gadget on! Host Interface: Universal Serial Bus 2.0/1.1 (USB2.0/1.1), UHCI (Universal Host Controller Interface) Supported Operating Systems… Read More

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Ever since I reviewed the Logitech K780 multi-device keyboard back in October of last year, I've been looking for a mouse with the same connectivity features. The K780 keyboard has allowed me to use a full-sized keyboard to answer text messages on my Nexus 6P Android smartphone which is great because I can touch type on… Read More

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Computer keyboards are almost a dime a dozen anymore. With different sizes, ergonomic, backlit, nonbacklit, wireless and wired. I will be honest I still use the original keyboard that was provided with my desktop computer. So, in order get me to want to switch over to a new keyboard it has to have some interesting… Read More

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Computer Gear, News
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Some newer laptops like Apple's latest MacBook Pro use a USB-C port for both charging and connecting to accessories. But without USB TYPE-A connectors (which I guess is what we're supposed to call the "old" style USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors), how do you charge your iPhone, Nexus 6P or other USB-A devices? SCOSCHE comes… Read More

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Although it might look like some type of Rubik's Cube type puzzle, the In10did DecaTxt is actually a one-handed Bluetooth keyboard. This unique keyboard only has 10 keys, but those 10 keys allow you to type all the same letters, numbers, punctuation characters and other symbols you're used to typing on a traditional keyboard, but… Read More

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, iOS, Reviews
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I've been staying away from keyboards for a while, since I haven't really found anything new that caught my eye- until now: A slim, metal-bodied keyboard that looks like something from Apple, yet can pair with four devices and features backlit keys. What’s in the box: Micro USB cable User Manual Pouch Kanex MultiSync Premium… Read More

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The standing desk movement doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. If you've considered giving one a try, you may be interested in the Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation that Fellowes has just announced. This standing desk requires no modification to your existing desk as it just sits on top of it. The Lotus Sit-Stand Workstation… Read More

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More and more, the smallest devices we have are connected to the internet; the days of a 4 port router being useful are long gone. Nowadays, many of us need Wi-Fi capable of providing a signal to dozens of devices, throughout our homes. Some people find themselves with a great signal on one side of… Read More

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I am a homeschool teacher and am always looking for ways to improve the flow of my instruction. When the Gadgeteer was offered the TouchJet Pond Touchscreen Projector, I volunteered to review it to see if it would do just that. It is a smart projector that runs Android 4.4.2, has a 16 GB internal… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, Gaming Gear, Reviews
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In 2011, I reviewed the AntLion ModMic, a boom microphone that you attach to your own headphones.  The latest version is the ModMic 5, which now includes a mute switch, selectable omni/cardioid pattern, and more.  How does it sound?  Let's find out. The latest ModMic comes in a much more polished package vs. the paper… Read More

Posted in: Computer Gear, Kid Gadgets, Reviews
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I've been interested in 3D printers for a long time but the price and complexity of creating models kept me from buying one. In the last couple of years, the price of 3D printers has come down to a level that ordinary people can afford, but I'm not sure the complexity issue has been changed much… Read More

APC Back-UPS BE850M2 review

Posted in: Computer Gear, Home and Kitchen, Reviews
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Despite the power-hungry gadget count in my home, I don't have an uninterruptible power supply (UPS).  I just never got around to it.  Power outages aren't very common where I live.  However, my son has been doing a lot of writing for homework on the computer, and it would be a shame to lose his… Read More