Julie Strietelmeier

I created The Gadgeteer in 1997 as a fun way to share my passion for gadgets which began when I was a little kid. Some of my other interests include ukulele, photography, productivity hacks, and minimalism. Learn more about me and my favorite gear.

Townew self-cleaning trashcan review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – We now have robots that can vacuum and mop our floors and cat litter boxes that are self-cleaning. So it’s high time that we have a trashcan that can clean itself as well as open and close with a wave of your hand. The Townew trashcan has those features and is now …

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This swimsuit will definitely get you noticed

NEWS – If you’re tired of the same old bathing suit and want to turn some heads on your next beach visit, this one-piece women’s longsleeved swimsuit from Thenice will do the trick. Made of 89% polyester and 11% spandex, it features a realistic print of anatomically correct organs so it’s weird and educational at …

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Huion HS610 graphics drawing tablet review

REVIEW – Creating art on your laptop using a mouse, or on your phone/tablet using a finger is doable, but a specially designed digitizer tablet and pen can take your drawings from doodles to Dali (he’s an artist, google him). What is it? The Huion HS610 is a graphics drawing tablet that you can use …

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Solar powered gadgets, 3D printers, PaMu Slide earbuds, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Did you read all our news, articles, and reviews this week? Not sure? No worries, here’s the full listing of everything we posted in the last seven days. Enjoy! ARTICLES Don’t panic, here are some last minute Father’s Day gift ideas June 13, 2019 6 solar-powered gadgets that are too convenient to ignore …

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Eureka Ergonomic Executive Swing office chair review

REVIEW – We keep hearing that sitting is the new smoking when it comes to activities that can be damaging/fatal to your health. I can’t really disagree that sitting all day is bad for me, but I’ve tried several standing desks over the years and can’t seem to work as well as I can while …

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Don’t panic, here are some last minute Father’s Day gift ideas

ARTICLE – Father’s Day is coming whether you’re ready or not and it happens to be just days away on Sunday, June 16. If you haven’t gone shopping for dear old dad yet, do not fear! We’ve put together this last minute Father’s Day gift guide for you so you can gift dad a cool, …

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FlyTunes lets you share audio with your sweetie on your next flight

NEWS – Scosche has introduced a new audio gadget today called FlyTunes. FlyTunes is a wireless audio transmitter that pairs with up to two Bluetooth devices at once and comes in a handy travel sized package. The adapter has been designed so it works with any model of aircraft and features two folding 3.5mm prongs …

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HUEL meal shakes, Allett wallets, Gamma+ shaver, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Seven days, 576 hours, and 34,560 seconds. Whew, it’s been a long week! So sit back and relax with this list of everything we posted this past week here on The Gadgeteer. ARTICLES Bones Reds bearings earn props from skateboarders June 4, 2019 REVIEWS Nebra AnyBeam Pocket Cinema Projector review June 8, 2019 Sena Wallet …

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The SHIFTPOD lets you camp (glamp) in style and ease

NEWS – I’ve never been camping because bugs, no showers, no flushing toilets, dirt, bugs, and bugs. But if I were ever to cross that activity off my bucket list, I’d consider it if I had one of these ultracool SHIFTPODs to sleep in. The SHIFTPOD looks like an Airstream camper and a tent had …

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Start your next campfire with a pull of string

NEWS – Campers, hikers, and other outdoor warriors know that it’s important to have the basic survival skills and gear when they are on their adventures. Water, food, shelter, and fire are probably the four main things you need. But if you’re not in the same category as someone who signs up for the show …

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