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ZeroHour XR charging ip6plus

Several months ago I reviewed the ZeroHour XD Tactical flashlight thinking I would never need another, but the folks at ZeroHour have me rethinking that.  They are running a Kickstarter campaign to develop a smaller and more feature laden flashlight and battery backup. The ZeroHour Relic XR is their latest flashlight which is currently seeking funding through [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
diy-nixie-tube-clock-kit

We've told you about these ultra-cool steampunk clocks with Nixie tubes displays.  Nixie tubes are "the LEDs of yesteryear" that used to be used for displays on scientific equipment, voltmeters, counters, and control panels.  They're no longer in production, but ThinkGeek found some limited-edition kits that let you build your own clock with an alarm function [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Geek Toys, News, Watches, Clocks
revolve-chair-with-speakers

This is not the typical folding outdoor chair!  Although the rEvolve chair does fold up into a carry bag, that's where the similarities end with most outdoor chairs.  The rEvolve has a swivel base, so you can turn from side and side - even a full 3600 - and never miss the action of a game. [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear
3D-Heart-Model

The Gadgeteer has reported in the past about how you can print a light saber, a storm trooper, musical instruments, and pen holders using 3D printers. When I think of 3D printing, these are the types of things that come to mind, but I was blown away when I read about how a 3D printed [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
guess-connect-martian-watch

As the title says, Martian Watches and GUESS have produced a new smart watch called the GUESS CONNECT.  It was introduced at CES 2015, where it was selected as a CES 2015 Innovation Award Honoree in the wearables division.  The CONNECT is based on GUESS' fashionable best-selling RIGOR watch.  The watch is "water resistant and will [...]

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ikea-bekant-convertible-desk

Have you thought about using a standing desk for all those health benefits you've read about, but you don't want to completely give up the option of sitting?  What if you could have one desk that functions as both a sitting and a standing desk?  And what if it's priced low enough that it won't destroy [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
Screen Shot 2015-01-20 at 5.11.17 PM

Do you find yourself having to constantly move the flashlight around when you're walking at night to see what's ahead and to make sure you're not going to trip over something?  With the Nightlighter Flashlight, you'll be able to light up both directions without moving your hand.  The Nightlighter looks about the size and shape of [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear
abrasus-slim-leather-wallet-2

The Slim Leather Wallet by abrAsus is attractive and functional.  Closed, it's only 3.56 inches long X 2.31" wide X 0.98" thick; it's 7.63" wide when opened.  It's a perfect size for a front-pocket wallet.  Inside are pockets to hold up to 7 cards and another for coins.  There's a cash slot between the two pieces of [...]

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Posted in: News, Wallets
snowflake

Let's start 2015 off with a gadget giveaway! Here's your chance to win a bundle of seven prizes from Boxwave, InkCase, Tokyoflash, Wicked Audio, BuQu, Divoom and Scosche.  You can win this contest simply by writing a comment to this post. If you’re willing to do a little extra work, you can get two extra chances to win, [...]

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urban-armor-gear-iphone-6-plus-case-2

The photo of the cased iPhone 6 in space isn't an artist's rendering; it was taken by the camera sent up on the weather balloon with this phone.  Urban Armor Gear tested their iPhone 6 case by sending it up to the stratosphere and dropping it from 101,000+ feet.  During the trip up and down, [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
allputer-10-port-usb-charger-stand-2

We've featured USB charging stands on The Gadgeteer before, but those had a paltry max of 6 devices charged at once.  The 96W 10-Port Giant Family-Sized Desktop USB Rapid Charger Cradle from Allputer can charge up to 10 devices simultaneously from a single wall outlet!  The charging cradle accepts 100-240V, 50/60Hz AC power (max 2A) and outputs [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
ApeCase-ACPRO2000-Pro-Digital-SLR-Video-Camera-BackPack

ApeCase ACPRO2000 Pro Digital SLR and Video Camera BackPack has the capacity to carry enough gear to meet even the most demanding needs of photographers and videographers. The main interior compartment can be reconfigured to custom fit your gear. The bag has an integrated sleeve that can accommodate up to a 16 inch laptop. This means my [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News
quirky-plug-hub-2

Are you almost afraid to put your feet under your desk because it looks like a snake's den of cables under there?  With the Plug Hub from Quirky, you'll be able to tame that cable mess.  The Plug Hub is a 10.5" L x 3.5" W x 9.5" H black plastic box with a tray [...]

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neatnix-ready-2go-2

These Ready 2Go organizer bags from Neatnix will keep your cables, chargers, flash drives, and other small gadgets organized and easy to find in your bigger gear bag.  Both bags are made of black nylon fabric and both have removable boards inside with organizer straps and more organizer pockets in the bottom of the bag. [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News
shuttereaze-shutter-controller

We told you about Tilt My Blinds, a device that attaches to and automates your existing horizontal blinds.  But what if you have plantation shutters instead of blinds?  Well, there's a way to automate them, too.  A Kickstarter campaign has been successfully funded, and ShutterEaze is currently production phase.  ShutterEaze requires you to mount the AA [...]

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weekly-roundup

Make sure you didn't miss any of our posts this week. Click through to view a list of last week’s gadget news and reviews. Moshi SenseCover for iPhone review Audioengine B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver review Audioengine B2 Premium Bluetooth speaker review WorldCard Mobile business card scanner review LG G Watch review Bellroy Elements Pocket Wallet review [...]

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hammacher-schlemmer-tv-mimic

A couple of years ago, I reviewed the FakeTV FTV-11 Extra Bright Burglar Deterrent.  It was a small device filled with LEDs that mimicked the flicker, glow, fading, and swelling of a TV screen as seen through a curtained window.  I used it and liked it, but I found that its own timer system didn't [...]

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kisai-online-wood-watch

The latest watch from Tokyoflash Japan has an accelerometer that reveals the time when you turn your wrist toward yourself.  The Kisai Online Wood with Accelerometer has a natural wood case and band; it's available in dark sandalwood or in two-toned maple.  "The "always on" display is made up of vertical lines which look like [...]

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afille-butter-warmer-dish

The Alfille Temperature Controlled Butter Dish promises to keep butter at your perfect spreading temperature.  It plugs in to a wall socket and is intended to operate 24/7.  It comes with a pre-set spreading temperature, but you can adjust it if you prefer your butter a bit softer or firmer.  It's designed to keep butter [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
waytools-textblade

The onscreen keyboards we use on our smartphones and tablets work just fine most of the time, but when you need to enter a lot of text, they become more annoying than useful. To remedy that situation, most people opt for a cover that has a built in keyboard. That works ok, but drastically increases the bulk and [...]

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