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Pretty Up Your Cables with Leaf Ties

on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

If you’re tired of plain cable ties, check out these Leaf Ties.  You’ll get 12 cable ties in a package that are strong, permanent, secure, weatherproof, and easy to remove.  You can use them to corral your cables, support a young plant in your garden, or even to identify your luggage.  They come from a UK companyRead More…

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EmSeeQ Emergency Locator Helps Recover Wandering and Lost Loved Ones Before it’s Too Late

on Thursday, May 26th, 2011
Posted in: News

Amber Alerts notify us when a child has been lost or taken and is in danger.  Missing children aren’t the only vulnerable people in need of immediate recovery, though.  Elderly people, those with mental illness, Alzheimer patients, and others with cognitive impairment may also go missing and will need assistance returning home where they canRead More…


Store Your Data on a TRON Light Cycle from Dane-Elec

on Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

If you’re a fan of the TRON movies, you might enjoy storing your data on a Tron light cycle.  Dane-Elec has two limited-edition USB 2.0 flash drives that come with some extras:  lights and sound effects, rotating video of the light cycle, movie trailers and posters, and wallpaper inspired by the TRON universe.  Two modelsRead More…


Monteverde One-Touch Stylus Ballpoint Pen

on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News, Styluses

The Monteverde One-Touch Stylus Ballpoint Pen has the features you expect from a refillable ballpoint – one-hand click to open, and it can accept standard ink, gel ink, or liquid ink ballpoint refills.  What you don’t expect is that you can also use this ballpoint to write on capacitive touch screens.  The clicker has aRead More…


Sony Ericsson MS430 Portable Media Speaker Stand Review

on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Sometimes you don’t want to use earbuds or headphones to listen to music or videos on your mobile device. For those times, it’s nice to have an external speaker. The Sony Ericsson MS430 Portable Media Speaker Stand offers a compact speaker that doubles as a stand.


Improve Your Smartphone’s Recording Abilities with the i-Microphone

on Friday, April 22nd, 2011

CompuExpert, a division of Digital Interactive Systems Corp. extensively searches the globe for the most innovative and unique electronic gadgets and peripherals and brings them exclusively to the North American market.  They are introducing the i-Microphone, a convenient and affordable device to enhance the recording capabilities of your US smartphone and other US mobile devices. Read More…


Help Keep Mom Safe for Mother’s Day

on Thursday, April 21st, 2011
Posted in: News

I know pepper spray isn’t the first thing you consider for a Mother’s Day gift, but I think giving something to keep your mother safe is a great way to show her you love her.  The Sabre Pepper Spray Home & Away Protection Kit contains a small canister for her keychain, and a larger glow-in-the-darkRead More…


Free, One-touch Calling Within Facebook – Powered by T-Mobile

on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
Posted in: News

T-Mobile is joining the ranks of Google Voice and Skype by allowing you to make free calls to Facebook friends.  You download the Bobsled app, then you can call any of your friends through Facebook Chat by just clicking on their Facebook name.  You can call anyone around the world, and computer-to-computer calls are alwaysRead More…


iCushions – A Pillow for the True iPhone Fan

on Saturday, April 16th, 2011

I’ve seen pillows used as iPhone stands before. like the Movie Wedge reviewed by Andy Chen.  Until now, I’d never seen a pillow that looked like an iPhone. offers reproductions of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3G in pillow form.  The pillows have a polyester/spandex fabric covering and polystyrene bead filling.  The pillows measureRead More…


Bluetrek Carbon – the World’s First Carbon Fiber Bluetooth Headset

on Saturday, April 16th, 2011
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News

Carbon is the first Bluetooth headset made of carbon fiber, and it weighs only 5.9 grams.  Bluetrek designed the Carbon with Noiselock noise cancellation, a manual on/off switch, and multipoint technology so you can connect with two devices at once.  Colored LEDs and voice alerts in three languages (English, Spanish, and Mandarin) indicate headset status. Read More…


Shrink Your Graduate with a Sculpteo Figurine

on Friday, April 15th, 2011
Posted in: News

The Sculpteo company “prints”, or creates, 3-dimensional figures from a 3-D computer file.  If you are a graphical designer, you can create your own images and have them rendered by Sculpteo.  If, like me, you have no artistic abilities, Sculpteo can help you create a 3-D likeness of yourself or a loved one.  You simplyRead More…


Put Some Joulies In Your Java

By: Andy Simmons
on Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Posted in: Uncategorized

I’ll come right out and admit that I have an obsession with Kickstarter lately, and with the sorts of brilliant ideas that have been rolling out of there recently, it’s pretty obvious why. One of the more recent projects up for funding is Coffee Joulies.  What appear to be large, shiny coffee beans are inRead More…

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Would you shell out the cash for these Turtle pens?

By: Andy Simmons
on Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Posted in: Uncategorized

There’s a shared obsession with unique writing instruments here at The Gadgeteer, so it’s sort of a big deal if I can beat my fellow Gadgeteers to posting about a new and different gadgety pen.  Turtle, a new company based out of the UK, has just released their first two contributions to the world ofRead More…


ToddyGear Microfiber Cleaning Cloths with AEGIS Microbe Shield® Technology

on Saturday, March 26th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

The ToddyGear Smart Cloths have a plush microfiber side to clean and buff and a patterned silky microfiber side to polish.  They are very effective for cleaning phones, computer and tablet screens, even your eyeglasses without using any liquid.  The also have the AEGIS Microbe Shield® technology to protect from germs, mold and mildew, makingRead More…


USB Flashdrive Pendants from Unica Italian Design

on Saturday, March 19th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

I have a fascination for USB flash drive jewelry, and Unica Italian Design has some really pretty pieces that caught my interest.  Unica Italian Design is a company formed by people with years of experience in designing and manufacturing gold and silver jewelry.  Their mission was to combine jewelry with technology to make art outRead More…


Add Some Whimsy to Your Drinks

on Thursday, March 17th, 2011
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

And I’m sure whimsical drinks taste better than plain ones!  Convenient Gadgets & Gifts is offering a line of reusable ice cubes and trays to make your own cubes that are anything but “cubular”.  The reusable cubes are dishwasher safe, filled with purified water, and won’t water down your drink.  They come in fun shapes,Read More…


M-Edge Launches Nook Color Accessories

on Monday, March 14th, 2011
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

M-Edge has announced several Nook Color accessories that will be available through the M-Edge online store, as well as Best Buy stores. These new accessories include resized and updated versions of their Executive, GO!, Latitude, and Trip Jackets, as well as sleeves and bookstands for the popular Barnes & Noble eBook Reader. Prices range fromRead More…


CompSpy sends instant email alerts when it sees specific keywords

on Monday, March 14th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

The CompSpy Stealth Computer Spy w/Remote Spying from Gadgets and Gear is a covert application that runs in the background of a computer. Will instantly email you when certain keywords have been typed in. It will also send screen shots. Installs in 15 seconds on any Windows PC or laptop and is not detected byRead More…


iPad 2 – To case or not to case, that is the question

on Saturday, March 12th, 2011

While I wait for my iPad 2 to be delivered, I thought I’d shop around for a case. I ordered one of the covers with it, but I may be carrying this iPad with me more than the original, so I will probably want to protect it a bit more. I happened upon a greatRead More…


Happy iPad 2 Day!

on Friday, March 11th, 2011

As you may have heard, today is the release day for the Apple iPad 2. Luckily, my husband, Butch, was already scheduled for vacation today, so he was kind enough to sacrifice half his day waiting in line at the local Apple store. Butch told me that the Apple employees provided coffee, water, and evenRead More…


Throw your iPad 2 at some pigs with the Gear4 Angry Birds case

on Friday, March 11th, 2011

Fan of the popular game Angry Birds? Come on, who isn’t? Buying the Apple iPad 2 tomorrow? Then it should be a no brainer that you will need the Angry Bird’s case from Gear4. Pre-order this snap on shell at for £24.95.


Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Multi-Tool

on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Remember Bear Grylls, who had that survival show called “Man vs. Wild”?  Gerber has a series of tools that they’ve dubbed the Bear Grylls Survival Series, and one of the tools in this line is the “Ultimate Multi-Tool”.  This tool has 12 stainless steel implements that lock into place for easier, safer use.  The handlesRead More…


aXbo sleepphase alarmclocks get a smart snooze feature

on Monday, March 7th, 2011

The aXbo Sleepphase Alarm Clock knows the perfect time to wake you up and now it knows just the right length of time to let you snooze when you press the snooze button. aXbo has launched a new feature called iSnooze which considers your sleep phases unlike snooze features that wake you at fixed intervals.Read More…


MapleXO and Grove Turns Skateboards into iPhone4 Cases

on Saturday, March 5th, 2011

We are avid recyclers are our house. We save #1 and #2 plastics, soda cans, tin cans, glass, paper and cardboard. I wish my local recycle center accepted even more types of plastic; but if they accept it, we recycle it. That’s why I love it when people reuse old worn out and broken itemsRead More…


The SmartShopper gets Smarter

on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Several years ago I reviewed the SmartShopper grocery list recording device. The SmartShopper has been recently upgraded with a smaller design and extra features like a built in timer, ability to keep two lists and ways to sort the list by your store layout. The SmartShopper still doesn’t require ink, but it does use smallRead More…