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2014 back to school giveaway!

on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
Posted in: News

Going back to school after enjoying a nice long summer vacation can be a real drag. The best remedy for the summer’s over blues is a box of gadgets! Gadgets can make everything better including going back to school. The generous folks from Bracketron, Satechi, Rapoo, X-Doria and Urbanears have created a prize pack of 7Read More…


Starbucks summer giveaway!

on Monday, July 14th, 2014
Posted in: News

The folks at Starbucks want to help you enjoy the warm summer weather with some coffee treats. For one lucky winner we have a ceramic tumbler and a box of Pike Place Roast K-cups. What are you waiting for, hurry up and get your entry in!


NuNaturals sweet giveaway!

on Monday, July 7th, 2014

A few weeks ago, the nice folks at NuNaturals sent me an email asking if they could send me a sample of their latest stevia based product – NuStevia Cocoa Syrup. Stevia is a natural plant based sweetener that has zero calories and zero carbs. Since I’m a diabetic, I was very excited to try aRead More…


Duffel bags, LEGO and sneaker snatching dogs – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Posted in: News

The first week of June has flown by in a blink. I have been busy catching up with my day job and Gadgeteer stuff after having been on vacation the week before. During that vacation, I used the WaterField Designs Outback Duffel bag and was able to post a review this week. We also posted DaveRead More…


Happy birthday!!!

on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Posted in: News

Happy birthday, Julie! Everybody join me in wishing our beloved Gadgeteer the happiest of birthdays!  Julie, here’s hoping you have a wonderful day, filled with loved ones – and gadgets, too!


Summer gadget giveaway!

on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Posted in: News

The official first day of Summer is still more than 2 weeks away, but we’ve already had some 90 degree days here in Southern Indiana. To celebrate the sun and fun of Summer, we are holding a big Summer Gadget Giveaway! One person will win 11 prizes that are perfect for outdoor fun and indoor funRead More…


Bugs, Amazon, pens and handsfree – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, May 31st, 2014
Posted in: News

Did you miss any of the news and reviews that we posted for this last week of May? Some of the more popular topics of the week include my news post about the Bug-A-Salt insect gun, Janet’s news post telling us about Amazon’s deal with HBO, Mark’s Acme Studio 7FP pen review and Raul’s review of theRead More…


Cooking with pressure, checking your pressure and measuring the wind – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, May 24th, 2014
Posted in: News

Did you miss any of our reviews or news posts this week? We covered a variety of topics from Andy’s review of the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven, to my review of the Withings Blood Pressure Monitor and Mark’s review of the WeatherFlow Wind Meter. Check out the full list of articles after the jump.


Dyson keeps you cool, KeySmart increases your key’s IQ, Citizen Eco-Drive keeps you on time and more – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, May 17th, 2014
Posted in: News

This has been a busy week for The Gadgeteer. We’ve covered a luxury desk fan from Dyson that takes coolness to a literal level, an Android gaming tablet from Brando that lets you map physical controls for more enjoyable game play and a very nice watch from Citizen that would make a nice graduation orRead More…


Lasers, galaxies, sonic gadgets and more – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Posted in: News

This week we featured a review of a high powered laser pointer that is able to pop a whole string of balloons in just a few seconds. We also brought you a review of Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5. And to round out the unintentional space theme we seemed to have going on, we postedRead More…


D-Link Outdoor HD camera, Oberon leather iPhone case and more – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Posted in: News

Did you miss any of our reviews or news posts this week? We covered a variety of topics from Bill K’s review of the D-Link Outdoor HD camera, to Janet’s review of Oberon’s leather iPhone cases and my own review of the ADATA DashDrive Air wireless storage reader and backup battery. Check out the full list of articlesRead More…


Blue Microphones Snowball microphone giveaway!

on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Posted in: News

Blue Microphones wants to celebrate the availability of three new colors for their popular Snowball microphone by giving away 1 microphone to 3 lucky Gadgeteer readers. Each winner will choose one of the new colors which include: Bright Orange, Neon Green and Electric Blue. It’s easy to enter so click through and take your chance.


Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat giveaway!

on Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Posted in: News

We recently posted a review of Honeywell’s Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat and now Honeywell is offering one lucky Gadgeteer reader the chance to win one of these thermostats. It’s easy to enter so click through and take your chance.


Saddleback Leather iPad case giveaway!

on Monday, April 21st, 2014
Posted in: News

Gadgeteers, today is your lucky day to enter our contest to win your choice of one of three rugged leather iPad cases from Saddleback Leather Company. If you win, you’ll be able to protect your iPad, iPad mini or iPad Air with a leather case that has been constructed to last longer than your iPad or even youRead More…


Amazon Fire TV, Ninja blenders, LEGO and more – Weekly roundup

on Saturday, April 19th, 2014
Posted in: News

Did you miss one of our posts this week? We covered quite a few topics from Janet’s and my review of the Amazon Fire TV streaming video device, to Dave’s trip report when he and his son (the Gadgeteer Kit) attended a LEGO build challenge event and Mark’s news post about the Smartbean Bluetooth dongle.Read More…


nanoblock miniature building block kit giveaway

on Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Posted in: News

LEGO bricks are fun to build with, but if you want a change of pace, check out nanoblocks from The Ohio Art Company, makers of the famous Etch A Sketch. Nanoblocks are miniature building blocks that let you build detailed models that will fit in the palm of your hand. The folks at Nanoblocks isRead More…


How to find past product reviews and articles on The Gadgeteer

on Monday, April 14th, 2014
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Since we updated the website layout at the end of last year, I’ve tried a couple different search plugins  that didn’t end up working very well, so I finally decided to go back to using Google’s search because it’s faster and works better than all the others I’ve tried. Here’s a quick tutorial that IRead More…


Gadgeteer: Show us your desk series – Elizabeth

on Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Posted in: Articles, News

Hey everyone, welcome to my desk this time!  My room – er, I mean, office – has way more gadgets in it than these couple of photos show. I figure I’d stick to my main space to keep it short and sweet. 


YEZZ Freestyle Mobile smartphone giveaway!

on Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Posted in: News

YEZZ wants you to learn more about their line of unlocked Android smartphones and to help get the word out, they are going to give away one of them to one of our lucky readers. The winner will get to choose from either the YEZZ Andy 4 or the Andy 4.5. These phones are unlockedRead More…


Saddleback Leather bag giveaway!

on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Posted in: Articles, News

Gadgeteers, today is your lucky day to enter our contest to win your choice of one of three gorgeous leather bags from Saddleback Leather Company. We’ve been featuring bags from Saddleback for almost 7 years because their quality and workmanship is unsurpassed. They don’t offer a 100 year guarantee against defects in materials and workmanshipRead More…


Help wanted – become part of The Gadgeteer team!

on Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Posted in: Articles, News

Updated (02/14/17): Once or twice a year I post a help wanted notice asking for people to try out for a spot on our growing team of crazy gadget loving geeks. Right now I have 2-3 spots to fill. Are you one of them?


Starbucks Valentine’s Day giveaway!

on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Posted in: News

Our friends at Starbucks want to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day by offering one lucky Gadgeteer reader a Valentine’s Day gift box that they can share with their #1 sweetie. Included in the gift box are 2 ceramic mugs, one Sweetheart 2014 CD with some of your favorite romantic tunes and two boxes of StarbucksRead More…


Gadgeteer state of the site address

on Sunday, February 9th, 2014
Posted in: Articles, News

In the last couple of months you have seen some obvious changes to this web site. At the end of December we rolled out a brand new layout and at the beginning of this month we moved to a faster and more powerful server. I’ve been running The Gadgeteer for close to 17 years nowRead More…


Spread the love Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Posted in: Articles, News

How do gadgeteer’s celebrate Valentine’s Day? With flowers and a box of chocolates? Heck no, we celebrate with gadgets! This year we’re spreading the love with a giveaway of prizes that is sure to please almost anyone. It’s easy to enter, so what are you waiting for?


We’ve Moved!

on Saturday, February 1st, 2014
Posted in: Articles, News

The Gadgeteer has moved to a new server. If you can see this post, your DNS has updated to our new IP address and you are viewing the newer and hopefully faster Gadgeteer.