The minute I powered on the Samsung Galaxy Note8 and started using it, I felt the urge to ditch my iPhone 7 Plus and go running back to Android. But am I still feeling that way after using it as my primary device for the past 5 days?  [click to continue…]

Can I see a show of hands… how many of you have socks with missing mates? We call them stragglers at my house, and it seems to be a widespread issue that affects countless families throughout the world. How can we solve this horrible tragedy? Well, there’s a gadget for that, and it’s called the SockDock. [click to continue…]

Welcome to part one of an on-going series where we tell you about the gear the we use on a daily basis. Today we have the favorite gear bags for five of our writers here on the Gadgeteer team. Enjoy! [click to continue…]

The Chargerito is a tiny micro USB or lightning charger that puts an AC adapter and cable into a form factor that’s about the same size as your car fob. [click to continue…]

I’ve been using the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 since last Friday and what started out the type of infatuation that you feel when you meet a new love interest that shares your same interests, has cooled down to the type of friendship that you have with someone you’ve known for years. You really like that person, but they can be annoying at times. That’s the way I’m feeling about the Note8 because today is Bixby testing day.  [click to continue…]

According to an article in the NYTimes, 14 percent of the world’s population is older than 65 and a large subsection of those people are not very tech savvy. Keeping up with their children and grandchildren can be difficult for older people who haven’t had the opportunity to grow up with smartphones, tablets, and computers. grandPad is a tablet that has been designed just for seniors with minimal tech skills to connect with their loved ones in a safe and easy way. [click to continue…]

Wireless audio: Folks like their music, podcasts, audio books and other sonic entertainment and information, and increasingly they the delivery method to be small, lightweight and long-lasting. I’ve reviewed several models of Bluetooth earbuds here at The Gadgeteer over the past few years, and I’m still searching for that elusive set that works best for my needs. I want to wear them while I exercise, and I work out pretty hard, so my “perfect” pair would have some fairly heavy duty requirements. When Julie offered the 808 Audio EarCanz TRU Wireless Earbuds for review, they had some features that I thought might work well for me. Well, did they? Let’s find out! Gadget on!

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If you’re shopping for a Windows 10 laptop on a small budget, consider the E FUN Nextbook Flexx 11A 2-in-1 tablet with Windows 10. At only 179 from Walmart, it is a good value for users because it can be used as a laptop and a tablet with its full-size detachable keyboard. [click to continue…]

If you share your home with a dog or cat, chances are pretty high that you have more than a few pictures of your furry companions. Regal Beagle will take those pictures and showcase them as artwork for your walls by adding your pets to famous paintings. [click to continue…]

On Friday I posted my first day impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Note8 and I’m back with a few more thoughts after spending the weekend with this phone. So go check out day 1 and then come back for more.  [click to continue…]

Ever since I purchased my first HDTV I’ve been fascinated with Home theater products. Over the years I’ve owned several TVs and every year they got bigger, smarter, and all with better resolution. One thing I never considered purchasing was a home theater projector. But, when I got the chance to review this incredibly compact theater-grade projector made by a company that is best known for producing quality, bargain-priced battery packs and accessories for phones, I was intrigued. Anker is the company I’m referencing and they’ve branched out to the Home Cinema market with their new sub-brand Nebula. The first product from Nebula is the Mars Theater-Grade Portable Cinema projector. [click to continue…]

With Apple’s unveiling of the iPhone X and the Samsung Galaxy Note8 arriving on my doorstep, it’s been a busy week for the Gadgeteer. Click through to catch up on everything we’ve posted this week.  [click to continue…]

Whenever top-tier companies like LG, Samsung, and Apple roll out a new smartphone, my inbox starts bursting at the seams with emails from vendors who are excited to announce cases and accessories for the new devices. As you would guess, since this past Tuesday, I’ve been drowning in emails about new iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X cases. I spent the afternoon going through all those emails and picked some of my notable iPhone X cases to share with you. [click to continue…]

If you love using your smartphone as your primary camera, then you will appreciate the new iPhone Camera Bag from WaterField Designs of San Francisco California. This small shoulder bag will hold all your small clip-on lenses, cables, and other accessories that you need when you’re shooting on the go and don’t want to stuff your pockets with gear. [click to continue…]

If you require very strong prescription eyewear like I do (-9.00 and beyond for me), you know that the options for sunglasses are slim. Besides clip-ons, what else is there? SportRX.com has a wide selection of nearly every major brand of stylish frames plus knowledgeable staff to help you make your prescription sunglasses become reality.

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