Amazon's Black Friday deals are currently in full swing, with significant savings on everything on your shopping list. If you're looking for the best deals on computer gear and accessories, head over to Amazon's special deal page that highlights savings on everything tech related like desktop computers, laptops, tablets, printers, flash memory, cables, and more. If [...]

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If you were to stop and think about it, you would find that you probably have more Wi-Fi devices connected to your home network than you realize, and that number is only growing, right? Let's see, there are our computers, phones, tablets, printers, TVs, blue-ray players, game consoles, appliances, thermostats, security cameras, picture frames, doorbells, [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News, Wireless

Everyone here at The Gadgeteer would like to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy your day with family, friends and good food. Make sure that you eat plenty of turkey so you'll have enough stamina for all of your Black Friday shopping adventures tomorrow. And if you're like me and would rather [...]

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I think that everyone who has ever screwed in a screw has stripped a screw head (or two) at one time or another. When it happens, you can either just leave it alone, muttering to yourself, "Good enough!" Or you can bore out the screw with a drill bit and replace it. There is an [...]

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

Everyone knows that the day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. It's traditionally the day when stores offer their best deals for people who are shopping for holiday gifts. But why wait until Friday when you can take advantage of some great deals right now from Amazon. From now until November 27, Amazon is [...]

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As much as I like people to read reviews and consider expert opinions on headphones and earphones, this reviewer is not the definitive word on what is the best headphone. No reviewer is. Headphones are only as good as the user thinks they are. So then—if any reviewer (including me) is not the final word, [...]

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Preparedness seems to be on the minds and hearts of an increasing number of folks these days. Whether you are a "prepper" getting ready for the doomsday scenario, a back-country hiker or a suburban warrior, an entire industry has been built around survival and preparedness. It's not always easy to carry survival gear with us, [...]

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The Lumen flashlight is a unique flashlight - it doesn't need an external power source to use it. All it needs is your body heat. How does it work? According to the Kickstarter page, you touch TEG (Thermoelectric Generator) - small ceramic bar that can produce electric current when we provide temperature difference between upper [...]

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We've seen iPhone cases with built-in batteries, built-in multi tools, and even an iPhone case with a built-in charger with prongs that can plug directly into a wall outlet. The TurtleCell case for the iPhone 5, 5s, and 6, is an iPhone case with built-in earbuds. The TurtleCell case features built-in retractable earbuds with an in-line [...]

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By next week at this time, Black Friday will over and the rest of the holiday shopping season will be looming in front of you. Before you start stressing out, how about taking a few minutes to relax by reading some great gadget related news and reviews. It's the time of the week for catching [...]

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Do you need to add a pop of color to your home or office? The Chromatic: LED Color Spectrum Clock might just do the trick. This clock has 60 LEDs and allows you to select from one of six different animation modes: Pulse - Red hour, minute (which pulses seconds), and second hands RGB - [...]

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I know this is a gadget blog, but most of us who love gadgets also love science fiction. Microsoft just announced the release of an anthology of short stories written by contemporary science fiction greats such as Elizabeth Bear, Greg Bear, David Brin, and Ann Leckie. To provide inspiration for the stories, Microsoft let the [...]

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A charger that has full access to all ports is a bounty in itself, but finding one with 2 smart USB ports as well is just icing on the cake.  I currently have two power strips that have ports that are unusable because of crowding and it's maddening to me.  I rearrange them depending on [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

According to the excellent AppleWorld.Today, Apple is adding a new item for in-store and online purchasing on Friday: an Apple-branded charging stand for Apple Watch. The white saucer-shaped unit will feature a flip-up charging puck, so that the user can have the Watch flat or on it's side, in order to use "Nightstand Mode". This [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Watches and Clocks

I’ve always been a fan of the LEGO Mindstorms robotics system that teaches children and adults how to build and program robots. Usually, you would use your Mac or PC to program the robot's brain, but now you can use your iPad or Android tablet, too. The LEGO Group just announced the availability of its [...]

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Twenty-one year old Tyler Skluzacek created a smartwatch and smartphone app called myBivy (short for my bivouac, which is a military encampment with tents or shelter in which to rest) to help soldiers suffering from night terrors, a major symptom of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. Tyler's father was suffering from night terrors and [...]

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  I have been a fan of Klipsch earphones ever since I bought their S4 model a few years ago. I became a true believer when I got the X10i earphones. They still remain one of my all-time favorite earphones I've reviewed. Rather than rest on this success,  Klipsch has been expanding their model range [...]

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Now parents won't need eyes in the back of their heads in order to keep an eye on their kids in the back seat of the car. Garmin's new babyCam will do that for them. The babyCam an in-vehicle wireless video baby monitor that mounts easily without tools using a twist-to-clamp bracket on the front [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News

Remember the Gadgeteer news post about Farm 432? You know, the device you can use to raise your own black soldier fly larvae as a source of alternative protein to feed your family? Well, the same company that came up with that device (which is not available to the public), LivinStudio, now has a device called the [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Home and Kitchen, News

IK Multimedia who are well known for their electronic gear for musicians and hobbyists just announced a first. Their new iRig Acoustic is the first mobile microphone interface designed especially for acoustic guitars. If you're an acoustic musician, you probably use a stand alone mic positioned in front of your instrument when performing or recording. [...]

Posted in: Music Gear, News