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.

Kwumsy K2 mechanical keyboard with 12.6″ touchscreen review – it’s not just a keyboard, it’s a monitor too!

REVIEW – Mechanical keyboards have become very popular due to their ability to be customized, but I bet you’ve not seen a mechanical keyboard like the one I’m going to show you today. Let’s take a look at the Kwumsy K2 mechanical keyboard with 12.6″ touchscreen. What is it? The Kwumsy K2 mechanical keyboard with …

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Greentech pureAir Active HEPA+ with ODOGard Room air purifier review

REVIEW – Do you rely on air fresheners to mask everyday odors in your home from cooking, pets, etc? A better alternative for fresher/healthier air in your home is an air purifier. Today I’m going to show you the Greentech pureAir Active HEPA+ with ODOGard Room air purifier. Take a deep breath and read on. …

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This may be the most expensive utility knife I’ve ever seen

NEWS – This one is for EDC gear fanatics who like to spend money to buy new and unique knives for their collection. The Grouper Style utility knife from Titaniumedcshop on Etsy is definitely unique. You can already guess by the name of the company, that this knife is made of titanium so it’s light …

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Kwumsy P2 Pro 13.3″ Tri Screen portable laptop monitor review – turn your laptop into a productivity beast

REVIEW – I’ve been using a MacBook as my main computer for many years now. It’s a workhorse that I enjoy using on my lap and at a desk. But like all laptops, the screen can sometimes feel cramped when I am trying to compare two documents or open two browser windows. When I’m using …

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HidrateSpark PRO Smart Water Bottle review

REVIEW – I figured out recently that when I’m not well hydrated my blood sugar spikes higher than normal. So being the Gadgeteer that I am, I decided to get a gadget to motivate me to drink water throughout the day. The gadget that I picked was the HidrateSpark PRO Smart Water Bottle. Let’s see …

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Keto Chow and Withings Thermo smart thermometer – Review updates

REVIEW UPDATES – Today we have a couple of review updates for products that I’ve been using the past week while recovering from COVID. Yes, I have been unlucky enough to get a breakthrough infection even after being fully vaxed and boosted. It hasn’t been fun being sick with this virus, but these products made …

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Unihertz Titan Slim smartphone review – What’s old is new again

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – One of my all-time favorite mobile phones was the Palm Treo 650 with its built-in tiny QWERTY keyboard. That was back in 2005, 2 years before the iPhone changed the entire smartphone landscape forever. I loved that little phone with the built-in keyboard. Would I ever want another phone with a physical …

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Here’s the ultimate out of the way Apple wireless charger

NEWS – If you like to keep your desktop work surface clean and minimal and don’t like seeing wires and cables, the LINESTAND charger is an interesting desk accessory to consider. The LINESTAND is a 3-in-1 wireless charger for your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods. That in itself isn’t all that interesting but the LINESTAND …

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The Creality CR-Laser Falcon engraver brings something new to your crafts and projects

SPONSORED NEWS – The Creality Ender-3 S1 3D printer is compatible with the laser engraving module, and this matching module has been well-liked since the release of Ender-3 S1. At their 8th-anniversary celebration on April 9th this year Creality launched a new laser engraving & cutting machine named Creality CR-Laser Falcon. Creality improved and optimized …

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Kemove K68 Butterfly mechanical keyboard review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I’ve dabbled in mechanical keyboards for years and I’ll review one, enjoy using it while I’m testing it, and then immediately after the review is published I will go back to my prior favorite keyboard (If you want to know which keyboard is my current fave then check out Julie’s favorite gear …

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