Andy Jacobs

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

Gadgeteer team – gear we’re using in 2022 (Andy Jacobs)

ARTICLE – While I’ve been mostly working from home for nearly the past two years, there are still a handful of EDC items I try to keep nearby and on my person when venturing out into the wide world.  As a biomedical engineer and office dweller, my EDC kit needs are generally light and minimalist, …

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Black Shark Lucifer T2 Wireless Earbuds review

REVIEW – The wireless earbuds market may be one of the most crowded of any consumer electronic product category, with new ones being released every day.  One of the newest is the Black Shark T2 Luficer wireless earbuds.  Let’s check them out. What is it? The Black Shark T2 Luficer wireless earbuds are a Bluetooth …

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EVERGOODS CAP1L is a sleek, slim, EDC gear organizer

NEWS – EDC gear organizers items are super handy. They keep our small items from flying around in our EDC bags and help us find them quickly.  Sometimes you want an EDC gear organizer that is sleek, slim, and fit just about anywhere, like the new EVERGOODS CAP1L. LIke the CAP2L, The Civic Access Pouch …

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Neabot NoMo Q11 Self Emptying Robot Vacuum and Mop review

REVIEW – A new generation of robot vacuum products with added features is being released to the market, and we’ve had the opportunity to review a few of them here at The Gadgeteer.  The latest one we’ve evaluated is the Neabot NoMo Q11 Robot Vacuum, a sleek robot vacuum with its own self-emptying dustbin.  Let’s …

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Waterfield Designs Cycling iPhone Wallet and Jersey Pocket Tool Case fit your phone and more

NEWS – I’m a big fan of protecting my smartphone, which is an expensive and fairly delicate investment for the millions of us who carry one every day.  Check out Waterfield Designs Cycling iPhone Wallet and Jersey Pocket Tool Case, which are intended to not only protect your smartphone and cycling tools, but also help …

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Greenworks GRV-1010 Robotic Vacuum review

REVIEW – Home automation is a fast-growing industry and robotic vacuum systems are a significant portion of it.  In fact, we’ve reviewed several “robo-vacs” here at The Gadgeteer in the past few years.  The latest one we’ve evaluated is the Greenworks GRV-1010 Robotic Vacuum.  Let’s see how it did.  Gadget on! What is it? The …

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Lander Traveler 35L Backpack review – Perfect for one bag travel adventures

REVIEW – I’ll be honest up front here.  I’d been eyeing Lander’s packs since I missed being a backer on their successfully funded Kickstarter campaign back in 2018.  Their packs just had a great look and appeared to be loaded with solid functionality.  I couldn’t accept Julie’s offer to review a Lander pack fast enough.  …

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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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