Tap Strap 2 wearable keyboard review

REVIEW – We have been following the development and technology of the Tap Strap keyboard at The Gadgeteer since it came to market in June 2018. In October 2019, Julie wrote a news story about the Tap Strap 2 wearable keyboard. The new version includes an inertial mouse to further free you from the traditional keyboard. …

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Coway Airmega AP-1512HH air purifier review

REVIEW – Let’s be honest: Very few people have the equipment to test the efficacy of air purifiers. I certainly don’t. I don’t even have breathing or allergy problems. So why am I reviewing the Coway Airmega Air Purifier? The reason is simple—we live in Florida (where everything grows) and my wife suffers from asthma. …

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Thonet & Vander Kugel speakers review

REVIEW – One of the fun aspects of reviewing audio is getting to play with and write about different kinds of speaker gear—from earphones to Bluetooth to “real” speakers. Because there are more choices today than ever, everyone benefits. In 2015, I reviewed one of those “real” speakers from a German audio company new to …

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Today’s top car tech trends you should look out for

ARTICLE – Today’s cars have a ton of features we could only dream of. For instance, cars today now have sophisticated entertainment systems, with small television screens for passengers, and speakers we can connect to our mobile phones. Different knick-knacks and accessories exist to help us monitor car safety, have our phones nearby, and even …

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Anker Atom desktop chargers review

REVIEW – Last month I reviewed several of Anker’s recently released PowerPort Atom compact wall/travel fast-chargers. Both of these relatively small, very transportable 60 watt plugs are capable of quickly charging several of your power hungry tech devices at once…from your earbuds to your USB-C laptop. Well you see, Anker has been busy, they have …

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Nomad’s waterproof leather Active Straps are designed for heavy everyday use

  NEWS – One of my favorite accessories maker, Nomad, recently introduced a new Apple Watch band made of hydrophobic leather. The versatile band can withstand dirt, sweat, saltwater, and sand. It’s made to go from workout to night out.  From Nomad’s website: Built with hydrophobic leather and ventilation channels, Active Strap is designed for …

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Mujjo Double-Insulated Touchscreen Gloves review

REVIEW – Living in Michigan, one item you must own in the fall and winter is a warm pair of gloves. And with virtually every device from phones to in-car displays having a touchscreen these days, touchscreen gloves are even better. I’ve tried several pairs of touchscreen gloves over the years, and they usually fall …

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Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Lithium Battery review

REVIEW – In America alone, 10 million batteries are thrown away every day. One pack of Pale Blue USB rechargeable lithium batteries can replace up to 4,000 alkalines. Making the switch can save you money and keep toxic disposable batteries out of landfills. But how do they perform? Read on to see what I think! …

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Foldable Stick Bluetooth keyboard review

REVIEW – I’m on a quest to find the most lightweight set of components that can turn my phone into a “computer” when needed. That means I need a Bluetooth keyboard, a Bluetooth Mouse, and maybe even a way to connect to an external monitor. But for today, let’s focus on the keyboard, a Foldable …

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House of Marley Liberate Air TWS earbuds review

REVIEW – Truly wireless earphones used to be hard to find and expensive as well. They’re now widely available and at all price points. House of Marley has entered the game with the Liberate Air. If you’re not familiar with House of Marley, it’s brand created in collaboration with the Marley family that focuses on …

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Nimble Wireless Dual Pad charger review

REVIEW – The proliferation of wirelessly-charged devices has led to a growing market for devices to wirelessly charge them.  We currently have four Qi-enabled devices in our home, and I expect that number to continue to grow in the years to come, so I’d been on the lookout for a charging pad that can charge …

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Twinkly Strings 400 LED multi-color lights review

REVIEW – It’s that time of year where we risk life and limb to decorate for the holidays.  For many of us, that involves lights and the requisite swearing that comes from burned-out strings.  LED lights have definitely reduced that, but they’re still just lights, right?  Twinkly says “NO”!  Lights can be more! What is …

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Plex has released their own movie and tv streaming service

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NEWS – Starting today, Plex is going to stream thousands of movies, shows, documentaries and musicals for free with ads. They will recommend more content based on your media collection, but won’t directly affect any personal content uploaded to your library (i.e, won’t put ads on your own uploaded media). This feature can be customized …

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