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Organize what you need organized with the Beauty Bar Deluxe

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

Okay, the Etsy shop lists this as a makeup and beauty product organizer, but you could also use it as a desk organizer, a bedside organizer for your pocket stuff and little doodads, in the kitchen, or even in a tool or craft room.  In addition to little cubbies and compartments to store your gadgets,Read More…


Toys, cosmetics, tools – they’re all in the bag!

on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear

Lay-n-Go manufactures “innovative organizational solutions for life, play, and travel.”  These bags have drawstrings that pull the bag closed into a ball shape, so they can be carried along with your or used as a storage bag.  They come in various sizes that are small enough to hold your cosmetics or grooming supplies to keepRead More…


Prevent damage to your expensive pots and pans with Glideware

on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

In our old house, we had room in our kitchen for a big, ceiling-mounted pot rack.  In our new place, there’s no room for the rack in our tiny kitchen.  We have to fit all our expensive All-Clad cookware in a cabinet under the cooktop, and we have resorted to putting paper plates between theRead More…


Walhub is an easy way to add storage to your light switch

on Friday, August 30th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

When you live in a small house or apartment, storage space is a valuable commodity that has to be managed well, or your house might end up looking like an episode of Hoarders. That’s why I love the concept of the Walhub. It is a replacement faceplate for single and double gang wall switches thatRead More…


This workstation corrals your LEGOs and encourages play

on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

If you have a lot of LEGO bricks, you know it can be a pain to keep them organized.  This LEGO Workstation from The Container Store makes it a snap to keep everything organzied and ready for play.  It stands 12.2″ x 14.6″ x 24.5″ high, and it has six cases to organize your blocks byRead More…


Store your pens with a peaceful twist

on Monday, December 3rd, 2012
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous, News

Apparently it took one primary inventor and the input from 910 other people to develop this desktop organizer.  The Pen Zen from Quirky has a couple of rubber combs inside that hold your pens, pencils, and markers.  Magnets embedded in the bamboo sides can hold a few paper clips for easy access, too.  It can beRead More…


Now You Can Organize Your Purse with GRID-IT! Panels

on Saturday, March 24th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Gear, News

We’ve told you about the GRID-IT! system from Cocoon Innovations before.  These panels are covered in interwoven elastic straps that grip and organize your smaller items.  These panels come permanently installed in some laptop and gear bags from Cocoon, and they are also available as separate panels that you can add to your own laptopRead More…


Tom Bihn Travel Tray Review

on Friday, February 17th, 2012
Posted in: Reviews, Travel Gear

We’ve all done this… We get to our travel destination and take all the stuff out of our pockets and dump it on the nearest table. At some point or another, we have problems finding object x because we set it down somewhere in our room and can’t remember where. The Travel Tray from TomRead More…


MacCase Premium Leather Accessory Pouches

on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
Posted in: Bags, News

We talk about a lot of small bags and organizer pouches here at The Gadgeteer.  Most of them work great, but many of them are utilitarian looking.  If you’d like an elegant, leather pouch to carry your cables and flash drives in, check out the Premium Leather Accessory Pouches from MacCase.  They’re made from premiumRead More…


Q-Knot Multi-Purpose Reusable Ties Review

on Thursday, November 24th, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

Q-Knots are are multi-purpose ties that can be used in place of rubber bands and twisty ties to keep your cords and other items easily managed.


BongoTies Cable Wraps Review

on Saturday, November 5th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous, Reviews

I truly dislike cable clutter in all facets of my life…, office, garage, etc.  I collect and reuse packing ties, rubber bands, micro-bungie cords and the like, continually doing my best to lessen the mess. As the story goes, I was doing my weekly perusal of our local Fry’s sales ad and saw an adRead More…

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Veto Pro Pac XXL-F Tool Bag Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Thursday, June 16th, 2011

  I know you have one.   Those clunky, metal, red toolboxes.  That iconic American symbol of craftsmen, workmen, and Do It Yourself-ers everywhere.   Those expensive, heavy, red-paint-chipping, heavier-than-cement-crack -your-shin-on-it dead weights that holds a mish mash of tools and accessories that, once in, you can never find again. Throw it out.  Seriously.  ThrowRead More…


EveryList iOS app Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Thursday, March 24th, 2011

The iPhone is far from lacking when it comes to “to-do” list apps, so much so that the only ways for new apps in this genre to distinguish themselves are with unique functionality or a unique interface.  The former is relatively difficult (there is only so much one can change about a to-do list appRead More…


Fluent Stash helps organize your stuff in style

on Monday, February 7th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

I’m a bit obsessed with organizing my stuff.  And also with looking good while doing it.  Calling it “organizational origami,” Nau‘s Fluent Stash is one way to pull off both. Its compact design unfolds to reveal three stash pockets (2 of which snap closed) and a zip-secured mesh pocket. When open, it can either beRead More…


Gear Ties are Twist Ties on Steroids

on Thursday, September 16th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

If you’re tired of using the little paper covered twist ties to manage your cable clutter, Gear Ties may be the answer. They are reusable rubber covered twist ties that come in a variety of colors and sizes that range from 3″ to a whopping 32″ long. Besides using them to organize your cables, youRead More…


Organize those untidy cables with the CableClip

on Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The CableClip is a one piece, multi-purpose cable storage and management clip that creates a clutter-free environment for your office, home or while traveling, by securing computer cables, phone wires, power supply cords, home theater cables conveniently in a compact bundle. The CableClip is available in 3 sizes and costs $9.95 per set (the numberRead More…


Hinge hooks help hide hanging…stuff

on Thursday, May 20th, 2010
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

One of the best methods for keeping your domicile appearing neat and tidy is to simple keep clutter out of sight.   Hinge hooks may be a helpful hero here.  Installation appears relatively simple, attaching to standard door hinges with no drilling, hardware, or holes, and they allow the use of space behind a door thatRead More…


Organize Your Desk with the DeskMaster Pavilion

on Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

If you need a little help organizing your desk – so you can find your gadgets!, you might want to look at the DeskMaster Pavilion from Levenger.  The DeskMaster is divided into three areas – one to store blank index cards for notes and up to three pens, another to display your paper-based “tickle file”Read More…


Stow-It Organizer from Levenger

on Monday, January 18th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News, Travel Gear

Levenger has a new line of gear bag/laptop bag organizers.  The organizers are all made of nylon with blue zippers.  Shown is the Organizer bag.  The Organizer bag has a center compartment to hold a netbook, files, or books.  There is a variety of nylon or mesh pockets on the outside to hold electronics, cables,Read More…

Tame your cable clutter with Stick-on Cable Organizers

on Thursday, December 17th, 2009
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

Stick-On Cable Organizers from newPCgadgets are adhesive computer cable holders that will help you keep your desktop free from clutter. Each Organizer holds up to 5 cables in a soft rubber protective grove. Each $12.95 package includes 2 organizers allowing you to manage up to 10 computer cables.


Strapeez by Op/Tech USA

on Friday, November 27th, 2009
Posted in: Gear, News

Does your gear bag look like a nest of snakes because of a bunch of loose cables and cords?  Mine did before I found Strapeez cord organizers.  These 8” straps are made of a “unique attachment system” that seems a little Velcro-like to me.  They are completely loops on one side and completely hooks onRead More…

Organize your cables with Dotz

on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
Posted in: Gear, News

Do you ever find yourself behind your computer desk or home theater cabinet, trying to figure out which cable that’s plugged into your power strip, goes with a specific component? You end up spending a few seconds or even minutes tracing the cable from the power strip back up to the device. What a pain…Read More…


Levenger Action Folio Notebooks Help You Get Things Done

on Thursday, September 17th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

Do you use the David Allen “Getting Things Done” method of time management using index cards?  Or do you just keep a series of small notes with to-do lists and reminders that you tend to lose?  Levenger has a couple of products in their Circa disk-bound line that can help you keep your notes andRead More…


Organize your gadgets – Cocoon Grid-It

By: Anita Z
on Tuesday, September 1st, 2009
Posted in: Travel Gear

The Grid-It by Cocoon is a nifty organizer that utilizes a grid of rubberized elastic bands to hold your precious things in place.   It is especially unique for the many potential ways you can configure your digital items and wires onto its surface.  The Grid-It comes in black and grey as well as in differentRead More…