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Mobius 2005 Trip Report

on Monday, December 12th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Julie’s comments are in Black, Judie’s are in Blue and italicized. Mobius 2005 was held at the Edgewater Inn in Seattle, Washington this year, and other than a jaunt to race go-karts at Champs on the second evening, we were predominantly on the 3rd floor of the hotel most of the time. The first night Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Shayne Waters

By: admin
on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Shayne Waters Location: Syracuse, NY My birthday was in September, and every year I have this little routine I go through with my mother as far as what I want as a gift. It usually goes something like: “What do you want for your birthday this year?” … And then me responding with a Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Mitchell Oke

By: admin
on Thursday, October 13th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Mitchell Oke Location: Australia First of all, I would like to congratulate Julie and Judie for their fantastic site. My interest in gizmos and gadgets has kept me coming to your site daily (or every two days) for the last 3 years. I love new toys. Being 16, the toys I like aren’t the Read More…

Switch from PC to iMac. 3rd Time the Charm?

on Tuesday, September 6th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

My Windows to Mac OS X odyssey started way back in the Spring of 2002, during the heyday of Apple’s Switch campaign. A friend at work had given me a demo of his Titanium Powerbook, and it wasn’t long after that I placed my own order for a G4 TiBook. Once it arrived, I was Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Rodrigo Bezares

By: admin
on Friday, September 2nd, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Rodrigo Bezares Location: Mexico City My name is Rodrigo Bezares, I’m 19 and I’m from Mexico City. My story as a gadgeteer began some years ago, when I saw a Sony Clie NR70V featured in a Magazine, and after I read all the things that device could do, I bought it, and since I Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Ellis DeGuzman

By: admin
on Thursday, August 4th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Ellis DeGuzman Location: New Jersey Gadgets are my life. It’s kinda sad, actually, thinking about the things I’ve done for my gadgets, but I would have to say that it’s all worth it :-D. How did my gadget obsession start? Well, it’s a long story, but I’ll tell it anyway. It all started when Read More…

Emulators for the Sony PSP: An Overview of the Best

By: Henry Kong
on Friday, June 24th, 2005
Posted in: Articles, Gaming Gear

At this fabulous site, I have posted reviews on Emulators for Palm PDAs: An Overview of the Best and Emulators for Pocket PCs: An Overview of the Best. In keeping up with the best of traditions, here is the third in the series. N.B. All graphics on this article are personally taken by yours truly Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Michael M

By: admin
on Monday, June 20th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Michael M. Location: New York, New York I think I’ve got a problem. I’m waiting for the day that my loved ones invite me to a sparsely decorated hotel conference room to confront me about that problem. I have a gadget problem, and it’s gonna take a whole lot more than some hackneyed intervention Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Terry Pan

By: admin
on Friday, May 20th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Terry Pan Location: Hong Kong I am a copywriter in a full-service ad agency. My gadget story is a bit unlike the past gadgeteers. It’s about a process to find out the BEST gadget that fits my need. Once I find a gadget good enough (at least for a certain period), I will stop Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Mike Oetting

By: admin
on Wednesday, April 27th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Mike Oetting Location: Kansas City I suppose it all started nearly 10 years ago in 1996 with the launch of the Palm 1000. I remember reading the press leading up to the launch of this product, and I was hooked. I thought it was the first PDA which seemed to have a fair amount Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Terence Wong

By: admin
on Monday, April 4th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Terence Wong Location: Sydney, Australia This picture is of me and a Sentinel from The Matrix exhibit at Warner Bros Movie World in Queensland, Australia. A common misconception is that people who work in IT are all nerds. In fact, in my line of work as an Enterprise Java developer, I have met some Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Druce Macfarlane

By: admin
on Tuesday, March 1st, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Druce Macfarlane Location: San Mateo, California Hi, my name is Druce, and I am a Gadgetoholic. It all started shortly after High School, when I had some extra spending money, and decided to spend it on computers. All kinds of computers. I had everything from a home made PC, to a CP/M-based S100 system Read More…

Something For Nothing: The Free iPod Project Article

on Monday, February 28th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Like many of you, I have seen countless email advertisements over the past couple of years touting everything from a FREE $250 gift card to a FREE laptop computer. Generally, these ads will make promises of how one can get something for doing essentially nothing, like by trying a product and getting a few friends Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Dave Hawkins

By: admin
on Wednesday, January 19th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Name: Dave Hawkins Location: Reading, UK I’ve always been interested in gadgets of all types and have worked my way through a wide range of personal organizers, PCs and communications devices in the past. Because of my particular circumstances I guess my requirements are slightly different from some people. During the day I work for Read More…

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2005 Article Day 3

on Thursday, January 13th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Julie’s comments are in Black, Judie’s are in Blue and italicized. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Friday Julie and I overslept! I could swear that the alarm clock was set correctly, but it’s possible that neither of us even heard it when it went off. In any case, by around 9:30 we Read More…

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2005 Article Day 2

on Wednesday, January 12th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Julie’s comments are in Black, Judie’s are in Blue and italicized. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 here. Thursday We started the day with a rib sticking Luxor buffet breakfast. We had to gear up for a full day of walking didn’t we? Actually their buffet was pretty darn good. Once we finished, we Read More…

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2005 Article Day 1

on Tuesday, January 11th, 2005
Posted in: Articles

Julie’s comments are in Black, Judie’s are in Blue and italicized. When most people are still trying to recover from holiday season festivities, the first week of January is the time to take a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada to check out the Mecca for all gadgeteer’s:  the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This show which Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Curtis Hinson

By: admin
on Friday, December 17th, 2004
Posted in: Articles

Name: Curtis Hinson Location: Texas, USA I just read through a few of your Gadgeteer profiles and thought I fit your profile. My first meetings with gadgets were back in the middle 80s when my family got a Tandy computer with an 8088 in it. I had some experience with electronics and programming as a Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Andrew N

By: admin
on Thursday, November 18th, 2004
Posted in: Articles

Name: Andrew N Location: Australia I�m 15, and a student in Australia. I have a fairly good collection of gadgets and computer hardware. My parents are programmers, so we have a lot of computers around the house. Below is a pic of my desk, which as you can see is fairly cluttered. My first interest Read More…

Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Evan Koblentz

By: admin
on Wednesday, October 20th, 2004
Posted in: Articles

Name: Evan Koblentz Location: New Jersey I’m 29, live in New Jersey, and I write about big-business computing for a living (mostly for trade magazines.) I don’t have the most gadgets or the priciest gadgets, just some of the coolest ones. On the surface, my gadgets aren’t mind-blowing. The PDA I use everyday is a Read More…

RSS Feed Primer Article

on Thursday, September 30th, 2004
Posted in: Articles

It’s funny how some forms of technology can be around for years before some of us ever really notice them. Case in point: RSS feeds. Most of you have probably heard of the term RSS before. Some of you are probably even using it. This article is for that group of people that have heard Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Drew Golden

By: admin
on Thursday, September 23rd, 2004
Posted in: Articles

Name: Drew Golden Location: Plano, Texas Where did it all begin? Well, I was a freshmen in High School when I was first introduced to the TRS-80 Mod III.  I was intrigued, and signed up for a summer course in Basic.  I remember the class and yellow book entitled Basic Basic – and the follow Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Justin Noland

By: admin
on Tuesday, August 31st, 2004
Posted in: Articles

Name: Justin Noland Location: Vancouver, Washington When I noticed that Frankie Rossi was the youngest (I think) Gadgeteer that has been featured (age 15) I thought ‘Hey, other geek teens do exist!’ And I figured that if he could make it, I might be able to too. I am 14, and live in Vancouver, Washington. Read More…

Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Roeland Krul

By: admin
on Thursday, July 15th, 2004
Posted in: Articles

Name: Roeland Krul Location: The Netherlands After having seen some past "featured Gadgeteers" the feeling "Hey, I can do better than that!" really creapt up to me :o) My name is Roeland Krul and I live in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Years ago, in the spring of 1999, I saw a friend of mine play around Read More…

Yearlong Look back at the Tungsten|C Article

By: Lauren Milovy
on Friday, May 14th, 2004
Posted in: Articles

  The unthinkable recently happened to me. I had my Tungsten C stolen from me in broad daylight. Hope was lost. Fortunately, thanks to a past Gadgeteer article “Insuring your Gadgets” I had added a ridiculously cheap (far cheaper than a good case) endorsement in my renters insurance policy for my Palm, so it was Read More…