David Sheneman

Lifelong tech nerd. A/V professional. Husband, dad, nice guy. :)

Scosche ThudBuds TWS Bluetooth earbuds review – good quality, affordable earbuds for an active lifestyle

Scosche ThudBuds

REVIEW – Headphones are some of the most personal devices we use, especially when they’re earbuds or in-ear style. What fits and sounds good to you may not be right for someone else. How do you know which ones to buy? Hopefully the reviews here at The Gadgeteer help. Scosche sent me a pair of […]

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JOBY Wavo PRO camera-mounted shotgun microphone review – great audio capture for on the go filmmaking

JOBY Wavo PRO

REVIEW – JOBY is a company most well-known for their GorillaPod range of tripods for small to medium-sized cameras. In recent years they’ve released other video shooting accessories, including lights, smartphone cases, and microphones. Today we’re going to check out the Joby Wavo PRO microphone.    What is it? The JOBY Wavo PRO is a

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Royal Kludge RK96 mechanical keyboard review – good feel, cool backlighting, and a good price

Royal Kludge RK96

REVIEW – The popularity of mechanical keyboards has been on the rise for the last decade or so. Something about the feel of the key presses, the sound of the clicks, and the customizability of a good mechanical keyboard seems to speak to some people. I’ve been getting into reviewing them lately and I’m really

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Cloud Nine C959 ErgoTKL split mechanical keyboard review – RGB, tactile feedback, and never-ending customization

cloud nine ergotkl 4

REVIEW – Many of us spend a lot of time at a keyboard, typing reports, writing reviews, emails, or other content, gaming, and other creative work. We don’t always think about what that’s doing to our necks, backs, shoulders, and other areas of our body if we don’t have the right posture and if our

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Satechi Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub for iMac review – raise your monitor and connect all your devices

Satechi Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub for iMac

REVIEW – Do you keep your computer monitor flat on your desk or put it on a stack of phone books to get it to eye level? If the answer to either of those is yes it’s time to fix that by getting a monitor stand. If you’re sitting at a desk looking at a

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ThruNite T2 flashlight review – lots of light in a compact, sturdy package

ThruNite T2

REVIEW – Flashlights have come a long way in the last ten years. From the old AA Maglite to today’s high-brightness LED lights, there are so many options in many different form factors. When looking for an everyday carry flashlight, what do you need to take into account, and which ones will meet your needs?

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ZHIYUN SMOOTH 5 review – an affordable gimbal for your mobile filmmaking needs

ZHIYUN SMOOTH 5 with phone mounted

REVIEW – Mobile filmmaking has taken off in the last few years but holding a phone, keeping it steady, and being creative with on-screen controls has always been a challenge. There are mobile cages you can use to mount your phone and other accessories but they don’t necessarily help you keep the phone steady. High-end

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IK Multimedia iRig Stream Pro review – A capable audio interface for recording, streaming, and podcasting

IK Multimedia iRig Stream Pro

REVIEW – As an audio professional I learned long ago the importance of quality audio. Whether shooting a film, recording a podcast, streaming a game, or doing non-stop video conference calls, good audio can be even more important than good video. While laptops and tablets typically have built-in mics, desktop computers usually don’t, and even

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New Thunderbolt Dock with dual NVMe drive slots now available from Sonnet

Sonnet Echo Dual NVMe Thunderbolt Dock

NEWS – Sonnet Technologies, maker of many Mac and PC accessories, has released their newest dock, the Echo Dual NVMe Thunderbolt Dock, which features a modest number of USB-A and USB-C connectors, but adds in dual NVMe drive storage slots to add up to 16 TB of fast SSD storage to your Thunderbolt-equipped computer. The

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Apple Spring 2022 Event Wrap-up – iPhone, iPad updates and Apple’s newest Mac model

Apple Peek Performance logo

NEWS – During their “Peek Performance” event on Tuesday, Apple announced a range of updated and new products. From new colors for existing products to a brand new Mac and display, Apple showed off a few modest updates as well their first new Mac model in a long time. New Colors New for the iPhone

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SmallRig Mobile Video Cage review – an essential mobile filmmaking tool

SmallRig Mobile Video Cage and optional accessories

REVIEW – Mobile filmmaking has become a phenomenon in recent years. For over a decade people have been using shots from mobile phones in movies and TV shows, shooting short films with them, with some even shooting full feature-length movies on smartphones. SmallRig, a well-known video accessory manufacturer, has released the Mobile Video Cage for

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Spotify’s Car Thing now available for purchase with no invitation necessary

Spotify Car Thing

NEWS – If you’ve been wanting to get ahold of Spotify’s new Car Thing smart music player but didn’t make it on the reservation list, your wait is now over. Starting this week Car Thing is available for purchase to anyone in the US. Featuring touchscreen control, voice control, as well as a large dial

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Show your SpongeBob Squarepants pride with new cases and accessories from CASETiFY

CASETiFY SpongeBob Squarepants Collection

NEWS – Always wanted to live in a pineapple under the sea? Well, now you can look like you do with a new collection of cases and accessories from CASETiFY. This new range includes cases for iPhones, recent Samsung Galaxy models, iPads, AirPods, and even Apple Watch bands and wireless phone chargers.  Available in a

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Zero Wireless Qi Pad and Travel Cube review – portable power in the palm of your hand

Zero Wireless Qi Pad and Travel Cube package contents (except the pouch I forgot to include)

REVIEW – Do you suffer from phone battery anxiety, that nagging fear that your phone is going to run out of battery at any moment, causing you to charge it up every chance you get? You could carry around a portable battery pack but those are usually too bulky or low in capacity, plus you

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