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Posted in: Android, News
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Google recently quietly rolled out a new section on Google Play. It's called Free App of the Week and it is wonderful! Both Apple and Amazon have had similar programs for years now, highlighting a particular paid app and providing it for free for a limited time. Google has finally caught up and created a program for… Read More

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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Portable backup batteries are handy to have when you're away from an electrical outlet and need to charge your devices. But they are only good for a limited number of charges before they need to be recharged themselves. Solar chargers are another backup power solution that works great as long as you're in an area… Read More

Posted in: News, Tablets, Ultra Portables, Travel Gear
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The next time you're packing your gear for a trip that involves a flight, you might want to consider a pair of AirClipZ. What are AirClipZ? They are a set of two plastic hooks that are made in the US and have been designed to hook to the top edge of the tray table on the… Read More

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We published 25 posts this week including 11 reviews, 11 news posts, 2 articles, and several updates to some of our older reviews. Did you read all of them? Make sure you didn't miss something by clicking through to see a list of all our news, reviews, and articles from the past week. ec-bc luggage… Read More

Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
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Grovemade started out with bamboo and wood iPhone cases about seven years ago but since then, they have expanded their offerings to include new products like this new key ring made from a solid block of anodized aluminium. Unlike some carabiners that can pinch your fingers, the Grovemade key ring features a unique loop design… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Most home security systems involve setting up cameras and a variety of sensors like motion detectors, door and window opening/closing sensors, temperature sensors and more. The Xandem system is more like something straight from a Mission Impossible style movie. Xandem uses a gateway and a set of modules to create a mesh network that puts a… Read More

Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
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We've been covering Misfit fitness tracking wearable devices since the original Misfit Shine that I reviewed back in 2013. Misfit trackers have evolved since the Shine and in the next few months, we'll be seeing a brand new device from Misfit that looks like their most ambitious activity tracking wearable so far. The Misfit Vapor… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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Have fun channeling your inner Darth Vader the next time you're cooking in the kitchen or at the backyard grill with these officially licensed Star Wars kitchen accessories. Start a pair of Darth Vader oven mitts that are made of heat-resistant silicone that will protect your hands from temperatures up to 445 degrees F. The gloves… Read More

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Today I have three Kickstarter and three Indiegogo projects for you to check out. I want one of each, especially one in particular. Can you guess which one? Click through to see this week's list of notable crowdfunding campaigns. What is it? Superscreen is a $99 10.1" tablet that duplicates what's on your Android or… Read More

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If you've been thinking about making a switch to Verizon's network but keep dragging your feet, their latest deal might be enough to make you pull the trigger. Especially if you want a brand new phone too. For a limited time, customers can switch to Verizon and get the latest Android phones like the Google… Read More

Posted in: Bags, News
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Yes, the name induces giggles. But behind their (intentionally) humorous brand name, NutSac produces a solid collection of well-designed, high-quality satchels to relieve your pockets of all of their assorted junk... that doesn't look like a purse. This week, NutSac announced the addition of a black color scheme to their existing lineup.  I've been impressed with… Read More

Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News
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You'll be the envy of every nerd and gaming geek in the cafeteria when you come strolling in with the Game Box Lunchbox from Mustard. That's Mustard the company who makes this bento-style lunchbox, and not the condiment. The Game Box lunchbox features a classic Nintendo Game Boy style shape and graphics that take you… Read More

Posted in: Bags, News
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Last week Bob told us about a bag from ThinkGeek called The Bag of Holding. Today I want to tell you about another Bag of Holding from ThinkGeek. This time it's a bag that's been designed especially to survive a convention. The Con-Survival Edition of the Bag of Holding has several cool features that will… Read More

Posted in: News, Wallets
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A while back, I posted a news item about the Magpul DAKA Pouch. Made in the U.S.A. from polymer-infused, chemical-resistant, non-hygroscopic (will not absorb moisture) textiles with an anti-slip texture that are impenetrably RF-welded on all seams, the DAKA Pouch is one of the toughest gear carrying items you may ever find.  Not content with… Read More

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It's that time of week again where I give you a list of everything that we posted this week on The Gadgeteer. Click through, take a look, and read any of our news and reviews that you may have missed. DripJoy coffee service and JoyBarista coffee maker review RIIND The Pen review Autobrain review Totallee… Read More