Howard Sneider

Howard Sneider lives northwest of Boston and consults in the Bioprocess field. Growing up, he took as many things apart as he could in the house to see how they work. (They weren't all reassembled.) These days, in nearly every setting he finds himself, he is the resident gadget guru. Howard lives with his wife, two children, and pet turtle. In his free time, he does what he can to stay active and, of course, play with gadgets.

Tap Strap 2 wearable keyboard review

REVIEW – We have been following the development and technology of the Tap Strap keyboard at The Gadgeteer since it came to market in June 2018. In October 2019, Julie wrote a news story about the Tap Strap 2 wearable keyboard. The new version includes an inertial mouse to further free you from the traditional keyboard. …

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Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Lithium Battery review

REVIEW – In America alone, 10 million batteries are thrown away every day. One pack of Pale Blue USB rechargeable lithium batteries can replace up to 4,000 alkalines. Making the switch can save you money and keep toxic disposable batteries out of landfills. But how do they perform? Read on to see what I think! …

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Adonit Note+ iPad stylus review

REVIEW – The Adonit Note Plus is a new Bluetooth enabled stylus from Adonit. Its main features include palm rejection, pressure sensitivity, and programmable shortcut buttons. I wrote this review using the stylus and Notability. Read on to see what I think!

Oclean X electric toothbrush review

CROWDFUNDED REVIEW – A toothbrush is only effective at maintaining oral hygiene provided that it is used properly and frequently. The Oclean X is a powered toothbrush that has many cleaning modes and can pair with a mobile device to enable custom cleaning, provide brushing performance feedback, and record use frequency. Read on to see …

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GoFindMe GPS tracker review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW There are many GPS trackers and they generally rely on Bluetooth proximity or GPS with cellular connectivity. But what if you want to track items outside of Bluetooth or cellular range? The GoFindMe GPS tracker can track items over large distances without cell service or subscription in real time. Read on to see …

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Lefant M500 robot vacuum cleaner and mop review

REVIEW – These days there are quite a few Chinese companies selling robot vacuums to compete with iRobot. The marketplace is similar to the plethora of Chinese manufacturers of action cameras that compete with GoPro. There are tradeoffs to quality, price, features, and performance. The Lefant M500 is a robot vacuum with low to middle …

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ZOMOI 9-in-1 USB C Digital Multiport Adapter review

REVIEW – Many new laptops and tablets are smaller and lighter than models sold in previous years. While this change is great for your back and shoulders it usually comes at the expense of peripheral ports. The ZOMOI 9-in-1 USB C digital multiport adapter provides a large selection of useful ports in a small footprint. …

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Anet A8 Plus 3D printer review

REVIEW – The Anet A8 3D printer was introduced in 2017 and quickly gained a following because of its affordability, capability, and adaptability to modification. On the downside, however, the printer had poor documentation, a relatively steep learning curve, a shaky frame, and a potential safety issue. The Anet A8 Plus is the successor to …

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Tao Tronics Headphones review

REVIEW – The appeal of noise canceling/isolating headphones and earphones is increasing as more people listen to personalized audio. Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) headphones are becoming a more popular option as the availability of sound processing technology converges with lower cost and higher demand. The TaoTronics TT-BH046 Hybrid ANC wireless stereo headphones are a new …

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Xcentz universal travel adapter review

REVIEW – World travelers are exposed to different cultures, languages, food, sights, and AC power plugs and sockets. The Xcentz universal travel adapter makes dealing with different types of plugs and sockets more convenient. As a bonus, this device has three USB-A ports and a USB-C port. Read on to see what I think! What …

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Hitcase Splash and TrueLUX iPhone lens bundle review

REVIEW –  Advances in technology and increased memory capacity means more people carry iPhones that are expensive to replace and that contain invaluable content. The Hitcase is a low-profile case that is compatible with magnetically mounted TrueLUX lenses, and provides protection from water and drops. Read on to see what I think! What is it? …

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Wacaco Nanopresso espresso machine review

REVIEW –  Espresso coffee is a rich full-bodied drink made by forcing water over coffee grinds under high pressure. Preparing the coffee usually requires a large and expensive machine to build sufficient pressure. In contrast, the Nanopresso by Wacaco is small and relatively inexpensive espresso machine but provides up to 18 bar of pressure. Read …

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