Jewelry

Who wants a platinum, gold, silver or titanium wedding band when you can have a silicone wedding band instead? That's right, silicone. The same type of material that is used to make the wrist bands that declare your support for various charities and causes is being used to make rings. Why would you want a [...]

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The NFC Ring is back with a new Kickstarter campaign, an updated look and improved tech under the hood... or I guess I should say under the band since it's a ring. Smartphones are cool and smart watches may be fun, but a smart ring is the ultimate in geek gear. Let's check out what's [...]

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Apparently, jewelry for your fitness tracker is the new thing.  I found a seller on Etsy that offers metal bracelets, necklaces, and even a little purse for Fitbit trackers; they also have some accessories for the Jawbone Up and the Garmin Vivofit.  The Jeanene is an example of a bracelet for the Fitbit Flex.  The [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News

We told you about some expensive Tory Burch jewelry holders for your Fitbit Flex.  They cost more than the Fitbit did, and not everyone is going to want to pay that much to pretty up their Flex tracker.  If you like girly accessories, you might like the Fitness Band Bling Accessory jewelry I found at [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, News

If he were still with us, Leonard Nimoy would have been 84 years old yesterday.  If you are one of the many fans of Mr. Nimoy and Mr. Spock, you might want to pay tribute to both of them with this beautiful necklace.  The pendant looks like a hand held in the "Live Long and [...]

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It seems most everyone has a fitness tracker these days, and most of them have a very utilitarian, sporty look.  If you'd rather have something a bit prettier than a silicone wrist band or a belt clip, you can purchase jewelry for your Misfit Shine tracker.  The Bloom Necklace has a pretty, stylized floral look, [...]

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Star Wars fan or not, this is truly a beautiful ring!  I'm not sure how comfortable it would be to wear because of the shape of the "lightsaber hilt" portion of the band, but the emeralds and diamonds are gorgeous.  The colors are based on Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, and the Lightsaber Engagement Ring is made [...]

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Ladies, do you love wearing your Fitbit fitness tracker but wish it looked more stylish and less rubbery and sporty?  If you'd like to have a Fitbit that looks like jewelry, then check out these pieces developed by Tory Burch in collaboration with Fitbit.  The Fitbit Metal Hinged Bracelet and the Fitbit Fret Pendant Necklace hold [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News

Coming in Fall 2014, this line of jewelry from Cuff will allow you to create a safety link between you and your loved ones.  Each piece of jewelry incorporates the CuffLinc wireless device that connects with an app running on your iOS device that can send an alarm and a location to your loved ones. [...]

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No, not a dinosaur extinction event!  If you're jewelrybyjohan, you'll get a one-of-a-kind ring.  The Dinosaur Bone/Gibeon Meteorite ring featured in this Etsy shop is made of titanium, 14K gold, dinosaur bone from the Morrison Formation in Utah, and fragments of the Gibeon meteorite that has been etched with acid to reveal the crystal structure.  jewlerybyjohan says the [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous, News

Although I will admit that I am not much of a fashionista, I have been known to investigate and dabble in new fashion trends. One of trends that has been going around for a few years now is dual-purpose bracelets. Most of them I have seen or that interest me have been "survival' bracelets, usually [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

One of our favorite topics here at The Gadgeteer are wallets.  And of course we gadget junkies have an affinity toward items that are multifunctional.  So when I was perusing the goods on a site called Huckberry a while back, and stumbled upon the form•function•form Architect's Wallet with its minimalist design of rich, handmade leather, [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

NFC Ring review

Read my NFC Ring review for the 2016 version. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and although this technology has been around for awhile, it's only just now starting to show up in gadgets like newer Android smartphones, tablets, Blackberry, Windows phones and portable speakers. By programming small stickers or key fobs, you can automate often [...]

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Posted in: Android, Reviews

The iPod nano 6G may be dead to Apple, but that won't stop companies from continuing to invent cool ways to transform it into more than just a small clip-on music player. We've seen watchbands galore, but digems will turn your nano into a digital necklace. A special bracket fastens under the nano's clip to [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News

You wake up and find yourself alone in a dark room with only a fuzzy memory of being grabbed and shoved into a White van with no windows. As you wait for your eyes to adjust to the darkness you realize that you are handcuffed and your feet have been zip tied. Do you panic? [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News