Liz Rodriguez

I'm a web developer and gadget enthusiast based in New York City. Stop by to say hi on Twitter!

Gadgeteer Team EDC 2018 updates – Elizabeth Rodriguez

It’s EDC time again! I tend to swap out a lot of what’s in my bag depending on what I’m doing that week. I commute to New York City from Long Island so I try to keep the backpack lightweight. Lately, I’ve been working on my web developer portfolio, so here’s what I bring: My …

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and Special Edition Bundle Revealed

NEWS – Nintendo has unveiled a special edition pro controller and game for this year’s very hyped  Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch. This pro controller is painted black and white with the Smash Bros logo, which varies from the existing plain black Nintendo Switch pro controller. The special edition game also looks like …

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Sony Introduces the 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro

NEWS: As a thank you to Playstation fans for hitting 500 million systems sold, Sony is releasing a beautiful translucent blue 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro. Each system will have a copper plate accent on the front, and Limited Edition serial number etched in. There will also be a few extra special units with …

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Plex Pass review

REVIEW – With all the internet streaming available online, it’s nice to be able to have a place to aggregate all of your favorite media that you might still own. This can include home videos taken by your parents or grandparents, old DVDs, or those CDs you’ve been wanting to rip for ages. Plex Media …

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Yubico’s YubiKey Now Comes to iOS with LastPass Support

One of my favorite hardware security key vendors that I’ve reviewed here on The Gadgeteer is introducing a new Mobile SDK for iOS for developers. It allows any iOS mobile app to add support for hardware-based two-factor authentication (2FA) using YubiKey OTP over NFC. The awesome password manager software LastPass has released the latest version …

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Creative Pebble desktop speakers review

At my home office, I’m trying to consolidate my speaker set up. I’ve been into trying to become more minimalist, and although I love my Logitech 2.1 speaker system with subwoofer, it’s big, clunky, and not very necessary at the moment. Lately, I’ve just been using headphones on my computer or a Google Home to …

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ACGAM AG6X mechanical gaming keyboard review

I’m a touch typist who loves a good, “clicky” keyboard. For a while I’ve been intrigued with the TKL or ten keyless models that only have 61 keys without the number pad attached. This allows for portability, since some laptops just have terrible keyboards (I’m looking at you, 2016 and newer MacBooks). I also game …

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Moleskine Fall & Winter Event in New York City

A few months ago I had the pleasure of going to the Moleskine 2017 Fall & Winter Preview in New York City. They unveiled new products such as planners, bags, notebooks and more. I had a nice time taking in the awesome views of the New York City skyline while viewing some lovely new products. …

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Toffee slim leather MacBook or iPad sleeve review

As a gadgeteer, I love computers and gear, but I also love carrying those gadgets in nice cases to protect them. Toffee is no stranger as a brand to the site, so I was finally able to get my hands on a nice looking leather sleeve for my MacBook Pro.  The Toffee slim leather sleeve …

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Satechi has released a new aluminum wireless remote control

Satechi has released a new Bluetooth aluminum wireless remote that claims to make it easy to control music, movies, and videos, all from one small device. It can be used at home to control an HTPC (home theater PC) or be brought to the office to give a presentation, from up to 33 feet away. …

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Google opens pop-up stores on the east and west coast

Google is opening pop-up stores in New York City and Los Angeles to sell their new products announced at the Pixel 2 launch event earlier this month.  They will have interactive pods that let you play with the Pixel 2, Google Home, and Daydream View, plus more. If you’re on either coast you can visit …

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