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nomad-roadtrip

Backup batteries come in all manner of shapes, sizes and capacities, but the Nomad Roadtrip is the first backup battery that I've seen that charges via your vehicle's 12V power port. The Roadtrip can be used to charge your phone while you're driving, but then its built in 3000mAh battery can be used when you're [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
g-shock-g'mix

I'm a big fan of Casio's G-Shock watches; I've worn them for years and can vouch that they are some of the toughest watches in the world and packed with useful features. The latest G-Shock GB400 models include some new features that caught my eye. Bluetooth Smart enables linking between the watch and a phone for remote control [...]

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Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks
iconaircraft-5

The ICON A5 is a brilliantly engineered new airplane for those who would love to learn to fly and own their own plane but thought that it was beyond reach. This is an amphibious Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) that can land on water as well as a normal runway. The design features of this marvel [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
workoutsandbags

One of the latest crazes in the fitness world is "functional fitness" (strength, mobility and endurance training for real-world use rather than very specific gym-type exercises) and one of the tools that is growing in popularity for functional fitness training is the humble sandbag. Sandbags can be made in varying weights and sizes, plus they are [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
week

Don't let this week end without making sure that you've read every single article that we posted on The Gadgeteer in the last seven days. Click through to see a list of all the news and reviews that we've posted this week. PERI GoCharge Ultra Slim power bank review Logitech MX Anywhere 2 wireless mouse review [...]

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isight

iPhone 6 Plus owners should be aware that Apple is recalling a select number of iPhones for an iSight camera defect that causes blurry shots. If your 6 Plus has a serial number that is in the range of the potentially defective group of devices, Apple will replace the iSight camera (which is the back [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
bodimetrics-performance-monitor

I love to collect and analyze data, especially my health data. I like seeing the changes that take place as I make alterations to my exercise program or eating habits. The BodiMetrics Performance Monitor (this is how it is marketed in the United States; it is also known as the CheckMe Monitor according to Gizmodo) sounds [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
Kole1

There's a new Kickstarter campaign for something we've not seen a lot of on The Gadgeteer - a thermal flask. It's called the Kole, and is handmade from stainless steel and oak. It can hold 2.4 ounces, and hold hot espresso (4 shots!) or cool whiskey, unaffected by the atmosphere in your pocket, bike bag, [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Travel Gear
bosch-glm50

Do-it-yourselfers who love checking out new tools are going to want to get their hands on the GLM 50 C measuring tool from Bosch. Not only does this modern day "tape measure" use lasers for precise measuring , but it also features a large easy to read full color backlit display with large numbers, and [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Home, Kitchen, News
vupoint-flashlight

How many times do you need to use a flashlight only to discover that the batteries are dead or so drained that the light emitted from the flashlight is too dim to be of any use? The VuPoint kinetic emergency flashlight sounds like a wonderful alternative to traditional flashlights that use standard batteries. The VuPoint [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News, Outdoor Gear
RHA_S500i_1

Leave it to RHA (Reid Heath Ltd) Audio to continually surprise us with new products. After years of going upmarket with model after model at dizzying speed, RHA has dialed back a bit by releasing an extremely affordable earphone, the S500i. The 500i aluminum shell is ultra compact in size partly because of its micro [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News
etekcity-1ftextension-cables

Raise your hand if you have power strip outlets that are covered up by obtrusively large or awkwardly shaped AC adapters? Yeah, me too. The Etekcity 10 pack of one-foot extension cables are what we need. These will add enough length to get those adapters out of the way to free up outlets or even [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
ibackpack-ibackpack-1

We live in a world where there is a gadget for everything. Need extra power, get a power bank. Need portable internet, use a hotspot. Always losing your things, grab a Bluetooth tracker. Do you like music on the go, get a Bluetooth speaker. Imagine if there was a device that could do all that? [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
saddleback-iphone

Fans of Saddleback Leather Company gear who also own an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus will be interested in learning that Saddleback has a case that has been designed especially for the iPhone 6/6 Plus. Made of full-grain leather and marine-grade thread like Saddleback's other cases and bags, the iPhone 6 case is available in [...]

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Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
Polk Striker Pro Zx

I was researching at the Polk website for a review I am working on and I found out that besides speakers and regular headphones, Polk makes gaming headsets. Since I have recently joined the Xbox One crowd, the Polk Striker Pro Zx caught my eye. Compatible with the Xbox One, PlayStation4, Wii U, PC, Mac, [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Gaming Gear, News
waterfield-tote

San Francisco based WaterField Designs recently announced their new Field Tote which has been designed with a casual style that will also fit into professional settings. The Field Tote is constructed of water-resistant waxed canvas with full grain leather accents. The bag is light weight and can be rolled up and stored in a larger [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News
lego-wall-e

It's WALL•E! I just love this little guy. He goes about his business working industriously, diligently, and faithfully alone but with such a purity of heart and a cheerful attitude - and he's cute to boot! The design for this LEGO WALL•E was formulated by Angus McClane, a LEGO Ideas member and a director/animator at [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News
speedlink

German based SPEEDLINK will be expanding its PC gaming accessory product line with new mechanical keyboards. The full-size VELATOR keyboard features ten macro-enabled keys and traditional black plastic casing. The ULTOR keyboard features an aluminium base with LED lighting which provides white illumination of the relevant gaming keys and blue illumination of the other keys. [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Gaming Gear, News
week

This week we gave you twice as many reviews as we normally do, so if you've not had a chance to read them all, this list is for you. Just click through to see the full listing of all the news and reviews that we posted this past week. Enjoy! Solpro Helio Smart solar battery [...]

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contv-logo

Comic book geeks will want to check out CONtv, it's like Netflix, but for comic con fans. CONtv is THE digital destination for Comic Con fans! Devoted to all the weird, hilarious and terrifying content celebrated at the Cons, CONtv is a place to celebrate community, discover new movies and TV series, and revel in [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News