Maisie Lane Co. Dot Grid Journal review

REVIEW – I love journals, sketchbooks, pens, pencils, washi tape, and all things stationery related. When it comes to journals, I’m incredibly picky. I tend to like A5 size best (8.5 x 5.5 inches), white paper, and a lay-flat when open design. The latest journal to show up in my mailbox is a Dot Grid …

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Able Carry Daily Backpack 20L X-Pac and accessories review

REVIEW – Bags and packs have become staples in our EDC (Everyday Carry) gear, and although I have a handful of favorites, I’m always on the lookout to try out a new one.  Able Carry has some great-looking backpacks and accessories in their product offering, so I was very interested to give them a hands-on …

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Tronsmart Apollo Bold TWS+ earbuds review – an earful of tech

REVIEW – With each product release, the performance and technology of TWS earbuds improves as the cost for an established level of quality drops. The Tronsmart Apollo Bold TWS+ earbuds have a sound and wealth of features that are sure to be appreciated by the most discerning user. Read on to see what I think! …

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Elago brings 90’s nostalgia to your Apple TV remote

NEWS – When it comes to making classic retro style accessories for Apple products, Elago is the gold standard. They’ve made retro style charging stands that resemble classic iMacs, Gameboys, and iPods. This time around, Elago set their sites on the Apple TV remote control. The R4 Retro Case transforms your Apple TV remote into …

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Shure Aonic 50 wireless noise cancelling headphones review – an audio trifecta

In late 2018, I was invited to the Shure headquarters for a demonstration of a new Bluetooth product (link here). Last month, Shure sent me the new Aonic 50 wireless to review. This headphone is geared for premium audio quality followed by the convenience—now almost requirement—of wireless along with active noise canceling (ANC). While not …

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Nomad’s Rugged Strap makes sure your new Apple Watch is ready for its next adventure

NEWS – With Apple announcing new Apple Watches last week, it’s no surprise that several companies are introducing new bands designed for Apple’s latest product. One of those companies, Nomad, was quick to show off its new Rugged Strap. The Rugged Strap, like most of Nomad’s straps, is designed to give your Apple Watch a …

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OPPO Wear OS powered watch review – an excellent Google Wear smartwatch experience

REVIEW – There are more smartwatches these days than I can shake a stick at, but if you ask people on the street to name models from memory I would bet you would get “Apple Watch” and “Fitbit”, and that’s about it.  I’ve used quite a few different models of smartwatches over the years, from …

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These money clips might make you want to ditch your wallet

NEWS – If you’re a regular here on The Gadgeteer, you already know how much we love wallets. But hey, we know that not everyone shares that love, so I have a potential alternative for you minimalists out there. It’s the M-Clip and oh my goodness do they look cool. First of all, there are …

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RAVPower RP-PB187 Portable Power Station review

REVIEW – I’m always on the lookout for new ways to keep my gear powered when off the grid camping and to have backup power during hurricane season here in Florida. The RAVPower RP-PB187 Portable Power Station provides AC power, USB power, and a barrel plug that delivers 12V power which should cover most of …

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Build your own multi-tool with the new Keyport Pivot 2.0

NEWS – When it comes to organizing and carrying your keys, Keyport is the tops when it comes to EDC gear and now they have a new version of their Pivot multi-key tool. Where key organizers from other companies just let you sandwich your keys between two pieces of metal, Keyport lets you build your …

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Bring Baby Yoda to your home with LEGO’s new set

NEWS – I haven’t even watched Star Wars: The Mandalorian (don’t judge me!) but I still want this Baby Yoda LEGO set. With 1073 bricks, this set should keep you busy for a few hours building a 7.5 inch tall Baby Yoda figurine that you can display. The really cool feature of this model is …

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Stealth core trainer review – Get a 6 pack while playing video games

REVIEW – Do you have a strong core? How about six-pack abs? Want both? Along with a healthy diet, one way to achieve those goals is to do planks. Don’t groan, they are a good exercise. But I get it, they aren’t fun. One way to make them infinitely more fun is by doing planks …

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Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review – A smart jump starter for your vehicle

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the last six months, I’ve had to jump-start 4 or 5 vehicles. When the Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review offer came along, I thought it could be the answer to making that task much easier. What is it? The Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter is a multi-purpose device whose primary …

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