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traxedo

Tracksuits have never been considered dinner party appropriate garb until now. Traxedos are tracksuits that, you guessed it, look like a tuxedo. Silly? Yes. Only worn by dorks and tools? Most likely. But hey, don't let that stop you. You'll definitely turn heads when people see you in one of these suits. The Traxedo comes [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
keyport-sale-2

Both Julie and Jackie Cheng have reviewed the Keyport keychain alternative, and both like and still use their Keyports.  (Read Jackie's review of the original Keyport here and Julie's review of the Keyport Slide 2.0 here.)  After reading their rave reviews, I bought a Keyport, too.  (I've got three Slides that I can choose from, [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
week

Don't let the weekend go by without making sure that you didn't miss any of this week's content. Click through to see the full list of the gadget related news, reviews and articles that were posted on The Gadgeteer this past week. Sphero 2.0 robot ball review Axel Soundscape headphone review ThermaCELL heated insoles review GOcase [...]

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Gekkopod

So, you're an on the go type of person who loves to take pictures. The problem is picture ops come up when you least expect them or when you're not prepared with a tripod or selfie stick. The Gekkopod, a Kickstarter project by Gal and Boaz Zucker, may be the perfect portable solution to your [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Gear, News
seyvr-wallet-with-battery-2

They Seyvr wallet is made of high-quality reinforced premium leather and is only about 15mm thick.  The trifold wallet has six card slots, a money clip for cash and receipts, and it has a 1400mAh lithium-polymer battery that can keep your phone charged.  The wallet is available in two versions, one with a built-in Lightning [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Wallets
gadgeteer-ios-app

A few weeks ago I told you about the availability of a dedicated Android app for The Gadgeteer. At that time the iOS version of the app wasn't available because it had not yet been approved by Apple. I'm happy to announce that the The Gadgeteer iOS app is now available on iTunes! Just like [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
experts-exchange-1

A commenter on Reddit once said, "I possess a device, in my pocket, that is capable of accessing the entirety of information known to man. I use it to look at pictures of cats and get into arguments with strangers." I think this is a pretty hilarious way to describe how we tend to take [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
bluetooth-speaker-ottoman

I don't normally think of Bluetooth speakers as being big enough to use as a footstool, but this one is.  The Bluetooth Speaker Ottoman has a quilted faux leather exterior, so it blends in with your decor.  It's available in black only, and it measures 18" tall X 17.5" wide X 18" deep.  It has [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, Home, Kitchen, News
lil-trucker-multi-tool

The Lil Trucker is a current Kickstarter project.  This multi-tool is designed by firefighters and built in the US.  You can see from the image that it packs a lot of functionality in a small space.  It has rescue tools - a belt cutter and a window breaker - to get you out of a [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear, Pocket Gear
amazon-echo-order-1

After we had our Amazon Echo for a little while, my partner decided that in addition to being able to add items to our shopping list using the Echo, it would be nice to tell the device to order them. "Just wait," I said. "Amazon is in the business of selling things. Sooner or later, [...]

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brando-star-wars-backup-battery-2

If you travel a lot or have a long commute, you may find that a backup battery for your cell phone and other mobile devices is a must-have item.  If you have to carry one, why not make it fun?  With the Star Wars Glowing Power Block - 5000 mAh backup battery, you'll be able [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
keurig-kold

Keurig has announced the Kold beverage maker that will be available for pre-order this summer.  The Kold will make sodas - Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, and Dr. Pepper - plus teas, craft sodas, and drink mixes in 8-ounce servings.  You won't need ice, because Kold dispenses the drinks already chilled.  You'll be able to make carbonated [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
automatic-automatic-1

Car adapter maker Automatic just announced version two of its car adapter plug as well as its new Automatic App Gallery. The Automatic adapter plugs into the standard diagnostics (OBD-II) port hidden under the dash in most cars since 1996 and helps users diagnose their own check engine lights and gathers data on driving habits. [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News
apple-lightning-dock

For the first time in quite a while, Apple is offering a phone dock.  The white plastic iPhone Lightning Dock works with iPhone 5 and newer and with iPod touch 5th generation.  It's even compatible with all Apple cases for these devices.  You'll need to use the Lightning cable that came with your iPhone or iPod [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
waterfield-gear-pouch-2

WaterField kept the best features of its previous gear pouches and added a lining and an updated look to create the new Gear Pouch.  The Pouch is available in three sizes:  Small (8" x 5.5" x 0.5-1"), Medium (11" x 6.5" x 0.5-1"), and Large (12.5" x 7.5" x 0.5-1").  The Small makes a great travel [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Wallets
misfit-exo

Misfit has just announced the EKOCYCLE Field Band, the result of a partnership with the Coca-Cola Company and will.i.am, for a new accessory for their popular Misfit Shine activity tracker. These wrist straps are made from 100% recycled PET plastic bottles and features a snap in mount for the Misfit tracker and an adjustable strap. The EKOCYCLE Field [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
corkcicle-decapitator-2

Using the Decapitator, you can open beer bottle caps without scratching up your hands and with minimal effort.  You just slide the Decapitator over the bottle cap, push down, and the bottle is opened.  A magnet inside the Decapitator holds onto the cap until you're ready to trash it.  Watch the video at Corkcicle, and [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
squeeze-water-filtration-system

If you camp, hike, or enjoy other outdoor activities, you'll need fresh, safe drinking water, but carrying along enough for your outing can be difficult.  You don't want to risk drinking water from streams and ponds, because you don't know if it's safe.  With the Squeeze Water Filter System, you can have all the drinking [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear
pipeworks

Multi-port USB chargers come in an almost unlimited variety of styles and colors, but this is the first time I've seen chargers made from actual pipe fittings. Pipe Works offers a unique collection of USB chargers, lamps and furniture that have been built using casted pipe fittings. These chargers have a cool industrial vibe and [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
tinpan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnpsXvSKlCY If you've always wanted to play an instrument but don't have the money to buy a piano, guitar or other instrument or don't have any spare time to invest in learning the ins and outs of playing it, Tin Pan Rhythm is a new iOS app that makes playing music fun and easy. If you're like me, [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Music Gear, News