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.

Panther Vision FLATEYE Rechargeable FR-1000 LED flashlight review

REVIEW – Most flashlights are round, but today I’m going to show you a flashlight that is flat. It’s the Panther Vision FLATEYE Rechargeable FR-1000 LED flashlight and it’s bright! Let’s take a look. What is it? The Panther Vision FLATEYE Rechargeable FR-1000 is a 1025 lumens LED flashlight. What’s in the box? Panther Vision …

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Foldable Stick Bluetooth keyboard review

REVIEW – I’m on a quest to find the most lightweight set of components that can turn my phone into a “computer” when needed. That means I need a Bluetooth keyboard, a Bluetooth Mouse, and maybe even a way to connect to an external monitor. But for today, let’s focus on the keyboard, a Foldable …

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SleekStrip phone grip, castAway tiny Chromebook, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today I have 6 campaigns for you to check out from Kickstarter and Indiegogo. I want one of each! castAway™ case – The World’s Smallest Chromebook! What is it? The castAway™ case is a case for your smartphone that adds an ultra-thin Chromebook second screen. Why do I like it? I like …

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This wall hanging looks like art but it’s really a room heater

NEWS – Space heaters can be eyesores and even trip hazards if you don’t pay attention to cords on the floor. The Invroheat room heater solves both of those problems by putting an attractive piece of art on your wall that just happens to be a heater as well. Invroheat uses infrared heat to quickly …

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2019 gift guide, Ecovacs Deebot robo vac, Sparkel drink maker, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – I hope everyone here in the US enjoyed Thanksgiving and everyone got some great deals on gadgets and gear yesterday with Black Friday. Right now, take a break from shopping and check out this full list of all our posts from the last 7 days. ARTICLES 2019 Gadgeteer holiday gift guide November 29, 2019 …

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Turn your electric pressure cooker into an air fryer

NEWS – Walk to the kitchen area of most big box stores and you’ll see a variety of standalone air fryers. These cookers are really popular because they let people who love to eat fried foods do so with fewer calories and oil. Those are the benefits of air fryers, but the downside is that …

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Simplehuman 58 liter dual compartment sensor trash can review

REVIEW – Most of us have a trashcan in our kitchen. If you’re lucky enough to have one that’s hidden inside a cabinet, this review isn’t something you’ll probably care about, but for those of us that have an ugly plastic trash can with stained or food splattered lids, the simplehuman 58 liter dual compartment …

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Huawei P30 Pro, LEVOIT air purifier, Ambronite meal replacement shakes, and more – Review updates

REVIEW – When you read our reviews, do you ever wonder if we continue using the products? That’s why we like to post updates to our reviews on a regular basis. That way you’ll know how some products stand the test of time. Today we have 6 updates so enjoy. LEVOIT LV-H134 Air Purifier review …

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