Andy Jacobs

Catholic, husband, father, engineer. Purdue Boilermaker. Dad of pugs. Collector of Star Wars. Practicioner of fitness. Drinker of beers.

Keep your beverage Tatooine hot or Hoth cold with Star Wars x Corkcicle

NEWS – We’ve all been there.  You’re craving a nice tall glass of blue milk as you hop into your T-16 to bullseye wamp rats outside of your moisture farm, but with your home planet’s twin suns, that blue milk will get warm and funky twice as fast.  What in the galaxy to do?  Corkcicle …

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Get an even better fit for your Apple AirPods Pro with Eartune Fidelity UF-A

NEWS – “Eh?  What’s that ya say?  Speak up, dude, I can’t hear you ’cause these new tips for my AirPod Pros fit so darn good.”  That’s the scenario Eartune Fidelity UF-A aims to create with their soft, easy-to-install memory foam ear tips that are exclusively made to fit AirPods Pro.  You can hear about …

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Flexispot Soutien Ergonomic Office Chair review

REVIEW – Due to the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March 2020, almost overnight millions of workers in the US went from cubicles and other office settings to working remotely from kitchen tables couches, and other non-ideal settings.  This unprecedented spike in working from home led to an explosion in home office equipment in the market.  I …

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Cache Cap conceals your critical EDC close to your cranium

NEWS – We post many reviews and articles here at The Gadgeteer that involve EDC products.  However, when I stumbled upon Cache Cap, I found it to be fairly unique in the EDC product market.  Cache Cap is a normal-looking cap that has hidden compartments to store and conceal survival-type EDC items. While Cache Cap …

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EPOS GTW270 Hybrid Wireless Earbuds review

REVIEW – There are many true wireless earbuds on the market today, but only a small number of them have hybrid, multi-platform wireless operating capability.  The EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Earbuds have both Bluetooth and an aptX USB-C dongle, which allows them to operate in two wireless domains.  Let’s check them out. What is it? …

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AMABILIS Primaloft Shirt-Jac review – Soft, warm, AND tough

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Hot on the heels of my recent review of the AMABILIS Responder Lite Tactical Chore Jacket, here’s the review of their other new jacket, the AMABILIS Primaloft Shirt-Jac, the “new puffy,” which as of this writing is still available for backing in the last few days of its Kickstarter campaign. Let’s check …

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AMABILIS Responder Lite Tactical Chore Jacket review – It looks tough, and it is

  CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Not long ago I posted a news item about the AMABILIS Responder Lite Tactical Chore Jacket, the “First-ever tactical chore jacket” that is as of this writing being offered in a current Kickstarter campaign.  Shortly thereafter I was given the opportunity to evaluate one.  Let’s check it out. What is it? …

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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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