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kickstarter

If I kept better track of my emails, I would guess that I receive 20-50 emails a week from people wanting me to promote their Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects. You might think I'm mean, but I delete the vast majority of these emails because I don't have time to write a whole post about each [...]

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kenu-carkit

If you're still looking for gift ideas for Mother's and Father's Day, here's another. It's the new Car Kit Deluxe from Kenu. Kenu are the makers of the popular Airframe car mounts that we've reviewed here on The Gadgeteer. Their new Car Kit Deluxe includes an Airframe+, a DualTrip car charging adapter that has two [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News
amazon-firetv

Today's deal of the day will help you save $15 on three different Amazon Fire TV bundles. If you're not familiar with the Amazon Fire TV, it's a small box that connects to your TV that allows you to watch movies from Amazon Video, Netflix, Hulu and more on your big screen. The Fire TV [...]

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nexdock

In the early days of PDAs (personal digital assistants), I remember daydreaming about a computer the size of a Palm Pilot with a color touch screen display that would plug into a docking station with a larger display, keyboard and mouse when I was at work or at home. That way I would only have [...]

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Posted in: Android, Computer Gear, iOS, News
garmin-babycam

Dash cams have become very popular in the last few years, but now we have another type of camera for cars. No, it's not a back up camera, it's a backseat camera or a babycam. The Garmin babyCam connects without tools to the headrest of your seat and interfaces wirelessly with a variety of Garmin [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Car Gear, News
dlink-amazonecho

Controlling your D-Link Wi-Fi smart plugs just got even easier because now they can be controlled with your voice by using your Amazon Echo device. D-Link announced that its Connected Home Wi-Fi Smart Plugs are directly compatible with Amazon Echo1, providing users the hands-free convenience of controlling their smart home via voice commands. Amazon Echo’s [...]

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logicircle-may

To bring awareness for National Pet Month, Logitech is gifting on-site cat or dog adopters at San Francisco SPCA and Massachusetts’ MSPCA-Angell with a FREE Logi Circle Home Security Camera (valued at $199.99) throughout the month of May. Then, between June and October, Logitech will provide on-site cat or dog adopters at San Francisco SPCA [...]

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weeklyupdate

To make sure that you didn't accidentally miss any of our gadget news and reviews from last week, I have this handy dandy list for you so you can see at a glance all of our posts from the past seven days. Click through to see the full list. Trayvax Summit minimalist wallet review Neato [...]

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gofind

Every year when Jeanne and I go to Florida for vacation, we talk about taking along one of our metal detectors to hunt the beaches for "treasure". So far we've never actually taken one with us because we'd have to dismantle it to put in our luggage. That wouldn't be a huge hardship, but we've [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear
loopycase1

Whenever I look like I need help carrying things, which is quite often apparently, I tend to hear, "Hey, let me help you with that!" My snarky response if I have the situation well under control is, "C'mon, I could do this with a baby on each hip, but thanks for asking."  Sometimes it turns [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, News
triby

The Alexa voice service has been set free from the confines of the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Tap devices and is now available in the Invoxia Triby. On its own, the Triby looks like a portable radio or Bluetooth speaker. It's actually both! It has a built in carrying handle, control buttons and an [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
firetvstick

For today only you can save $5 off Amazon's Fire TV Stick. The Fire TV Stick is a small module that plugs directly into a HDMI port on your TV to let you "cut the cord" with expensive cable and satellite providers by giving you access to over 4,000 channels of entertaining content. Some of [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
planetwaves-humiditrak

Earlier this year I told you about Taylor Guitar's TaylorSense module and app combo that can be added installed into a guitar to help you monitor the instrument's health stats. Health stats for a wooden instrument like a guitar, ukulele, mandolin, violin, etc, are usually temperature and humidity ratings. When the air is dry like [...]

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Posted in: Music Gear, News
mycharge-allterrainseries

Do you work in a harsh environment, participate in extreme sports or just happen to be extra clumsy with your devices (like me)?  If so, you deserve a portable charging solution that is as tough as your demands. Check out the myCharge All Terrain series of portable chargers. This IP68 rated, military-grade charger is designed [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
ns-micro-soundhole

I've been using D'Addario NS Micro clip-on tuners on all of my ukuleles for a few years now because they are small enough to leave on the head stocks of my instruments without getting in the way of my playing or when the ukuleles are stored in their cases. D'Addario have a new version of [...]

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Posted in: Music Gear, News
hoverseat

Hoverboards are two-wheeled self-balancing electric scooters that you stand on to ride around like a minimalist version of the Segway. Two wheels are cool, but what if you would rather sit down but still get from point A to point B? Check out the HoverSeat from BoatsToGo. It's an aluminum frame with two additional wheels [...]

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kindledeals

Amazon has several money savings deals to help you shop for Mother's Day which is coming up on Sunday 5/8. Good today through 5/7, the deals will let you save from $20 up to $50 on various Amazon Kindle tablets and Kindle e-Reader devices. There are five separate deals to check out: Fire Kids Edition [...]

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week

Did you get a chance to visit The Gadgeteer every day this week to read our news and reviews? If you answered no, then this post is for you. Click through to see a comprehensive list of all our posts from the past seven days. Happy reading!  TRIbella Wine Aerator review Kinsa Smart Thermometer review [...]

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Denon-HEOS-HS2_1

Audio company Denon has gone after multi-room speaker maker Sonos in a big way with their revamped HEOS HS2 line of speakers. When I reviewed the original Heos 1 wireless speaker, one of my complaints about it was it lacked Bluetooth—unless you bought the Heos Go Pack, a $100 addition which also included a rechargeable [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
dash-travelwallet

I travel outside the USA for work several times per year and one thing I am a bit paranoid about is carrying my passport with me everywhere I go. I even take it to the hotel gym with me. However, I also always carry my iPhone with me and often I want my wallet as [...]

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Posted in: News, Travel Gear, Wallets
koalasafe

I don't have children, but I can only guess how much "fun" parents have when it's time to tell their kids to turn off their tablets and laptops at the end of the day. I am imagining the tantrums and meltdowns that happen when the internet can't be accessed and that's just what happens to [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Kid Gadgets, News
rainscarf

April showers bring May flowers and wet hair. Unless you're sporting a buzz cut, you probably don't like getting caught in the rain without an umbrella. The RainScarf is an alternative to bulky umbrellas and raincoats. This light weight 75″ long scarf is reversible with a soft polyester blend side for cool clear days and [...]

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nativ

Move over Sonos. Nativsound has a new indiegogo crowdfunding campaign that is currently seeking funding for the Nativ Vita to provide a viable alternative to multi-room home sound systems like Sonos. Think of it like Sonos+ where there are many additional input and output options to choose from. Integrating all of your music from the [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
amazon-echo-2

Today's deal is for Amazon's very popular Echo and Tap devices. Normally priced at $179.99 and $129.99 respectively, today you can grab the Amazon Echo for $153.71 and the Amazon Tap for $111.01. If you're a mathlete, that works out to a 15% savings. I just received my Amazon Echo Dot yesterday, but haven't had [...]

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htc10

HTC is attempting to get back into the Android Smartphone game with its newly released H10 model. The question is do they offer enough to sway users from the leader of the pack, Samsung's Galaxy S7? It comes with a very solid unibody aluminum design that underwent 10000 hrs of drop tests. The downside is [...]

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Posted in: Android, News