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.

SOG and Leatherman EDC, Dyson Lightcycle Morph lamp, COTRE 2-way radios, and more – Weekly roundup

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NEWS – We had a busy week here at The Gadgeteer. We posted 15 reviews and 11 news posts. I was surprised how popular the SOG mini multi-tool pocket knife and Leatherman Bond multi-tool news posts were. They each got 1000’s of views. That tells me that EDC and multi-tool news and reviews should be …

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This EDC multi-tool has a built-in bit toolbox

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NEWS – If you’re tired of your multi-tool looking like everyone else’s multi-tool then it’s time to give your friends a case of FOBM (fear of boring multi-tool). The Real Avid Gun Tool AMP is a multi-tool that’s been designed for firearm enthusiasts, but I think anyone can add it to their EDC and can …

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Dyson Lightcycle Morph desk lamp review – Is there such a thing as a luxury lamp?

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REVIEW – I’ve been doing a lot of drawing and leathercraft in the last year and if there’s one thing that you need to do both of these activities and many more, it is light and lots of it. Light helps me make detailed doodles of crazy characters and light helps me see the holes …

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Deal of the day – Save 22% on a mini portable video projector

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DEAL NEWS – Today’s sponsored deal from Tiktech is for the RFV Mini Portable Video Projector. This small projector will make movie night more exciting because it features a built-in speaker and up to a 236″ projector screen size. Right now you can save 22%. Details below. Product URL: RFV Mini Portable Video Projector Product …

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Julie’s favorite gear, CONTRE Swan two-way radios, Proscenic A9 Air Purifier, and more – Review updates

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REVIEW UPDATES – Today we have six updates. One update is from a review that was posted earlier this week and another one is as old as 2016. Why do we do these updates? I think it’s important to revisit our past product reviews to let you know how well these products continue to work …

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Leatherman goes back to where it all started with their new Bond multi-tool

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NEWS – The Leatherman PST was their first multi-tool that was released almost 4 decades ago in 1983. It’s hard to believe that Leatherman started its journey to become the king of multi-tools 38 years ago and now their newest multi-tool is a nod to that original pocket tool. It’s the Leatherman Bond multi-tool which …

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Deal of the day – You’ll be cool when you save 40% on this oscillating fan

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DEAL NEWS – You want to be cool right? I mean literally cool? Then I have the perfect product for you. It’s the FREE VILLAGE 43 Inch Portable Oscillating Quiet Tower Fan with Remote Control and you can save 40% for a limited time. Product URL: FREE VILLAGE 43 Inch Portable Oscillating Quiet Tower Fan …

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Victorinox makes the PERFECT nail clippers for your EDC

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NEWS – Can nail clippers be cool? These clippers from legendary Victorinox (the same company that brings us Swiss Army knives) certainly look cool to me. They feature stainless steel construction with a brushed satin finish and a comfortable ergonomic grip. There’s even a lanyard hole so that you can add it to your keychain …

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Build your perfect gear bag with Brightline modular bags

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NEWS – While surfing for cool stuff to share with all of you, I stumbled upon Brightline Bags, and wow. Where have these bags been all my life? I’ve often fantasied (yes, I’m a bag geek, so don’t make fun of me) about making my own gear bag with the perfect layout and number of …

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SOG’s EDC Mini Multitool Pocket Knife is tiny but mighty

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NEWS – When it comes to a multi-tool for your EDC, most people think of Leatherman and there’s nothing wrong with that because Leatherman makes awesome pocket tools. But another company that should be on your EDC radar is SOG. Their EDC Mini Multitool Pocket Knife is small enough to live on your keychain, but …

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The most expensive EDC pen you won’t be able to get out of your head

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NEWS – Just look at those EDC pens. It’s the TPX10 from MecArmy and it’s insanely cool for 5 reasons. First of all, it’s a mini bolt-action pen so yeah. Secondly, it’s available in 4 finishes including the titanium bronze (above on the left) and the wickedly cool Zirconium (on the right), titanium (below), and …

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Turning Blink cameras into bird watching cams, DOOGEE S86, and more – Weekly roundup

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NEWS – Another week means another heaping helping of gadget-related reviews, articles, and news. Did you get a chance to visit The Gadgeteer every day this past week? No?! I’m so disappointed in you. But you can make it up to me by taking a quick look at the full listing below of everything that …

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Deal of the day – Save 50% off TENVIS security cam and Hohem gimbals

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DEAL NEWS – Bargain hunters, I have not one, but two deals for you today. Save 50% on a TENVIS 2K 3MP indoor home security camera and a Hohem iSteady X Gimbal. First up is the security camera. If you don’t have any cameras in your home yet, you have to check out this deal …

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No Cow protein bars review – Keto friendly, low carb, vegan protein bars

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REVIEW – I’m all about convenience, whether it’s about how I get work done or how I eat. When it comes to eating, I am currently on a keto friendly, low carb type of eating style. I’m not full-on keto, but I make sure that what I eat is low on carbs due to the …

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