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tylt-microusb-lightning-cable

The TYLT SYNCABLE-DUO 2-in-1 charging cable combines a microUSB cable with an Apple MFI-certified Lightning adapter.  You'll be able to charge or sync a variety of devices with this one cable.  The Lightning adapter is tethered to the cable so you don't have to worry about losing it.  The cables are available in 1 foot, 2 [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
mugen-power-extended-battery-cat-b15Q

There are a lot of mobile phones on the market today, but it can be impossible to find accessories designed for your particular device if you don't have an Apple or Samsung product.  Mugen Power has an extended Li-ion battery for your phone, if you happen to have the Caterpillar Cat B15Q phone.  The standard battery [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
aarp-realpad-android-tablet

This new RealPad from AARP probably isn't a lot different from many other 7.9" Android tablets on the market, but it has one advantage over them.  The fact that AARP is endorsing them and has some of their services set up as apps on the tablet may be enough to give tech-fearful people the confidence to think [...]

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Posted in: Android related, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
hammacher-lighted-gloves

The Light Casting Gloves will keep your hands warm this winter.  They have a "wind- and water-resistant outer shell, polyester insulation that keeps hands warm, and a brushed tricot lining that is soft and smooth against hands."  They also have a synthetic leather palm for improving your grip and elastic at the wrist to keep [...]

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mr-spock-business-card-holder

Devoted fans of Mr. Spock will love this business card holder.  The Bronze Spock Business Card Holder is apparently only bronze colored, because it is made of Polystone.  It measures 4.25" x 2.5" x 6.5".  It shows Spock's hand in his famous Vulcan salute, and the base displays his "live long and proper" salutation.  You can [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News
droid-turbo

Today's buzz is all about the Nexus 6 becoming available for pre-order, but at a sky high price of $649 for the 32GB version and $699 for 64GB, I'm not ready to take that plunge without trying one first. The DROID Turbo by Motorola, announced yesterday by Verizon Wireless and going on sale tomorrow, seems like [...]

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Posted in: Android related, News
ring-stylus

All the single ladies and gents who like to use a stylus but who can never find the thing when they want it need the Ring Stylus from Kikkerland Design. This stylus fits a size 8 finger, or you can wear it on a keyring or around your neck on a chain, so you'll always [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News, Styluses
toggle-switch-plates

If normal switch plate covers are too mundane for you, try these Toggle Switch Plates from UncommonGoods for a little Rube Goldberg steampunk style.  They are designed by father and son Lance and L J Nybye.  The plates are made with brass hardware and laser-engraved plywood.  You can attach them over your existing standard switch plates [...]

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tylt-chargers

The TYLT VÜ Wireless Charger that Dave reviewed earlier this year is still my favorite Qi charger. I ended up buying one after reading his review and have been happily using it with my LG G3 on my night stand next to my bed every night. I'm happy to report that TYLT has just announced [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
mini-eco-i-lite-flashlight-emergency-light

The Mini Eco-i-Lite from the Container Store plugs into an outlet and can serve as a dim nightlight.  If you need a flashlight, just lift the cylinder out of the charging base and turn on the LED flashlight.  If you lose power, the flashlight comes on automatically, and it can provide 7 hours of continuous [...]

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amazon-fire-tv-stick

If you had your interest piqued by the Amazon Fire TV that was released earlier this year, but you didn't want to pay $100 for it, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is for you.  It's only $39, but Amazon Prime members get it for only $19 if they order before 6:00 a.m. (PT) October 29, 2014. [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Audio, Video, TV Gear, News
newfitbits

It must be Fitbit day at The Gadgeteer because earlier this morning Janet showed us a fancy ladies pendant and bracelet holder for the Fitbit Flex activity tracker and now I am going to tell you about three brand new trackers that were announced earlier today. The Charge, Charge HR and Surge are the latest additions [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Watches, Clocks
ipega

If you enjoy playing games on your smartphone, the iPega Bluetooth Controller with Touchpad adds a traditional gaming controller to your mobile device for added fun and play-ability. The iPega which does not require any special drivers, is compatible with Android and iOS devices and features a built-in 2 inch touch pad. A special telescopic [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
B&O A2

So, you now own the ultimate mobile device and have decked it out with the best accessories. But what about portable speakers? If you are Bang & Olufsen, you design the BEOPLAY A2. The A2 is a 10.1" x 5.6" x 1.7", 2.4 pound, rechargeable, Bluetooth 4.0, extruded aluminum speaker designed to be both rugged [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News
blue-bottle-travel-coffee-kit

If your coffee is the key to a good morning for you, and if the cost of getting it your way is no object, then the Blue Bottle Coffee Travel Kit from Timbuk2 Bags is the perfect addition to your travel gear.  The kit is packed in a Timbuk2 bag with 14-oz waxed canvas exterior with [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News, Travel Gear
tory-burch-fitbit-bracelet-pendant

Ladies, do you love wearing your Fitbit fitness tracker but wish it looked more stylish and less rubbery and sporty?  If you'd like to have a Fitbit that looks like jewelry, then check out these pieces developed by Tory Burch in collaboration with Fitbit.  The Fitbit Metal Hinged Bracelet and the Fitbit Fret Pendant Necklace hold [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
LifeBEAM-helmet-1

The LifeBEAM bicycling helmet has an all weather compatible "advanced optical" sensor in the helmet to collect data on your heart rate, calories and performance. But the best thing about this helmet is that you are not tied down to communicating that data to only one device or app. This helmet will transmit the data via [...]

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B_W_T7_Speaker_1

Let’s face it: Bluetooth speakers are nothing new. What is new however, is a Bowers & Wilkins Bluetooth speaker. B&W is one of the most revered speaker companies in the world and their wireless Airplay speakers—Zeppelin and A series—are among the best. But their use of Airplay locked them out of the massive Bluetooth market [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News
news

Just in case you might have missed one of our posts, here’s a full listing of all the news, reviews and articles that we posted this week on The Gadgeteer. TYLT Energi+ Backpack review Ematic EGD172 7" dual core tablet with Android 4.4 KitKat review Arctic S111BT Bluetooth v4.0 speaker review Wellograph Wellness Watch review Tech21 [...]

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Dyson-humidifier-1

Living in Wisconsin (we lived there years ago) meant aeon long winters, heart stopping heating bills, and desert dry air. We used humidifiers to try to add invaluable moisture to the air to help decrease respiratory illnesses or alleviate the symptoms, but also to keep from shocking each other to a fine char. While cleaning [...]

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