Andy Jacobs

Husband, dad, biomedical engineer, and a fan of gadgets for as long as I can remember. Also a fan of Star Wars, fitness, rucking (goruck.com), travel, pugs, coffee, beer and a few other things. Does that sum me up? Not even close, but it's a start. ;-)

HEX Ranger Blackout Camo DSLR Sling V2 review

REVIEW – While ubiquitous smartphone cameras have all but driven the “point and shoot” camera market into extinction, they’ve not supplanted the venerable DSLR camera for serious photo hobbyists and professional photographers.  Carrying and protecting a DSLR camera and its accessories can be challenging, but there are still plenty of options on the market to …

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The Samla is WESN’s take on a classic friction-folder knife

NEWS – With knives being an essential element in the kit of most EDC fans, there are many styles, sizes, and types from which you can choose.  Among the many knife makers is WESN with their own impressive array of various products, several of which we’ve reviewed. Their latest release on the horizon is the …

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AMABILIS Responder Lite Tactical Chore Jacket & Primaloft Shirt-Jac – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Have you ever wished there was jacket that blurred the lines between work, tactical, and urban styles, was every bit as durable as it looked, AND was loaded with pockets to carry your gear?  These two new jackets being offered in a current Kickstarter campaign from AMABILIS may have scored a direct …

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EVERGOODS CAP2L has unique features to organize and protect your EDC gear

NEWS – In addition to our gadgets and gear themselves, pouches and organizers are part of the essentials for many of us.  EVERGOODS—maker of sleek, durable, multi-role backpacks—recently released their first accessory product, the Civic Access Pouch 2 Liter (CAP2L).  The CAP2L draws from both elements of EVERGOODS’ backpack styles as well as the best …

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Ausounds AU-Frequency ANC True Wireless Earbuds review

REVIEW – The true wireless earbud market has exploded in the past few years, with companies continuing to up the ante and offer high quality and feature-rich products.  Although I’ve reviewed quite a few wireless earbuds here at The Gadgeteer, I still enjoy trying out the latest set, if for no other reason than to …

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ENACFIRE E90 Wireless Earbuds review

REVIEW – I’ve reviewed quite a few wireless earbuds here at The Gadgeteer, and my quest to find the “perfect” earbuds for me continues onward.  I’m looking for a pair of true wireless earbuds that are small, water-resistant, and stay put in my ears while working out. The ENACFIRE E90 Wireless Earbuds appear to check …

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Organize your gadgets with gear from Goodwerks

NEWS – Look, we get it.  You have a handful or maybe several essential items that you carry with you every day and you’d like to keep them organized and protected.  Goodwerks has you covered with a handful of pouches and other gear to help do just that, like the Flat Zip pictured above. Goodwerks …

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WESN Henry knife review – Modern take on a classic knife style

REVIEW – We’ve covered several knives from WESN here at The Gadgeteer, and I’ve been impressed with the ones I’ve reviewed.  Because of that, I was excited to review the WESN Henry, a modern take on a classic folding-blade pocketknife.  Let’s take a look. What is it? The WESN Henry is a classic style, folding-blade …

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Silent Pocket protects your devices from wireless intrusion

NEWS – The sheer number of electronic and wireless devices that we carry and use regularly has increased in the past several years.  They provide us with the ability to communicate with others, entertain ourselves, perform tasks, work, and do innumerable other activities.  But the very electronic components that make these devices so users can …

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WESN Microblade 2.0 review – Tiny but mighty knife for your pocket or keychain

REVIEW – Everyone has their own EDC kit needs, and while it’s nearly unanimously agreed that every EDC kit needs a knife (or at least something with a blade), a large knife isn’t always necessary or feasible for everyone’s daily needs.  For those folks, the WESN Microblade 2.0 might fit the bill.  This tiny-but-mighty folding …

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Allay Lamp’s patented green light soothes and calms

NEWS – With all the stress and tension in the world in these unprecedented times, any opportunity for a bit of relief is welcomed by most of us.  The Allay Lamp may be able to provide that for you.  Allay Lamp’s patented light, discovered by a Harvard Medical School neuroscientist, is a narrow band of …

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Pad&Post – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’m always on the lookout for a product with a simple, clean style that has a unique method of operation and unique function.  Brian Conte’s latest Kickstarter campaign, Pad&Post, checks all these boxes for me (pun very much intended). What is it? Pad&Post is a magnetic pen and notepad system that provides …

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FOCX Wallet | The Completed Series – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – There are so many cool and useful new wallets appearing on the market all the time, it’s impossible to keep track of them all.  I recently stumbled upon the FOCX Wallet | The Completed Series Kickstarter campaign and it appeared to be one that would be worth sharing. What is it? The …

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