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.

Rocketbook launches new Fusion reusable notebook

NEWS – The new Rocketbook Fusion is an endlessly reusable synthetic paper notebook that you write on with a Pilot FriXion erasable pen, marker, or highlighter and can erase the pages by wiping them with a damp cloth enabling you to use the pages over and over again. Each spiral-bound Rocketbook Fusion notebook features 42 …

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Amazon Prime Deals – Save BIG on NEATO, Roborock, and other robot vacuums

DEAL NEWS – I have 2 Neato Botvacs in my home and I highly recommend them. Amazon has a Prime Day lightning deal on the D7 model. Go check out my Neato Botvac D7 review and then go save 20% on the D7. This is a Lightning Deal, so it will only be live for …

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Amazon Prime Deals – Save on Satechi, myCharge, Jabra, and more

DEAL NEWS – Here are a few good deals to check out for today’s and tomorrow’s Amazon Prime Day shopping extravaganza. Jabra deals The Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones are normally priced at $299.99 and the Amazon Prime deal price is $249.99 which is a 17% savings. Read our review (hint: we really liked them). …

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Tomorrow is Prime Day, so make sure you’re ready for all the Black Friday in July deals

NEWS – Other than Black Friday, which comes in November, the biggest shopping day of the year has been Amazon Prime Day which launched 5 years ago. Prime Day has been one day in July where Amazon heavily discounts products exclusively for Amazon Prime members. This year, Amazon is giving Prime members 2 days of …

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Waterfield wallets, Worx electric lawnmower, Queal meal replacement shakes, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – For many of us, the weekend is on the downward swing and Monday is fast approaching. Ugh. To take your mind off the impending workweek, relax with some fun gadget reviews and news. Here’s a handy list of everything we posted in the last seven days. REVIEWS OLFA Professional 18mm Heavy-Duty Aluminum Utility …

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Mobvoi announces new TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE

NEWS – Supported by Verizon, Mobvio’s newly updated TicWatch Pro now comes in a 4G LTE version that is jam-packed with all the smartphone features you want and need, like GPS, NFC for Google payments from your wrist, built-in heart rate monitor, and activity tracking. It’s also IP68+ rated so you can wear it while …

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The Dango Coin Capsule is something you never knew you needed until now

NEWS – I almost never use physical currency (coins and dollars) anymore. I use my phone (Huawei P30 Pro) with Google Pay wherever I can, or I use my credit card. That said, I do realize that there are places where coins are still needed to make purchases, like laundromats, self-serve car washes, parking meters, …

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dokiPal announces a 4G LTE and voice enabled smartwatch for kids

NEWS – Strap this Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 powered smartwatch on your kid (ages 5 and up), and they will have a full smartwatch on their wrist with a nice set of features. The main features of the dokiPal include video calling using the built-in camera, fitness tracking, an integrated AI voice assistant, and SOS location …

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iNA minimalist titanium containers review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Small metal vials are a convenient way to store small items such as medication, matches, dollar bills, and more. If you like titanium, look no further than iNA minimalist titanium containers which are currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. What is it? iNA minimalist titanium containers are small vials made of food safe …

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We’re giving away a Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite tablet!

GIVEAWAY – You need a Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite tablet in your life and one lucky winner will walk away with one! Entering is easy! Just answer one simple question in the comments section at the bottom of this post and if you’re willing to jump through a few extra hoops, you can earn up to …

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Deal – Save $171 on a Roborock S5 robot vacuum and mop

DEAL NEWS – One of Amazon’s Gold Box Deals of The Day is for a Roborock S5 robot vacuum and mop. We’ve reviewed several Roborock vacs in the past including the Roborock S5. The normal price for this model is $569.99 and today’s special price is $398.99. That’s a 30% / $171 savings and is …

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Dyson fans, Glacier Tek vests, Tom Bihn shopping bag, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – If you’re done with the fireworks and picnics and need another way to kick back on this holiday weekend, I have just the thing. It’s a full listing of all our posts from the past 7 days. Enjoy! REVIEWS Wodtoizi RC Robot Dinosaur review July 6, 2019 Hestan Cue Smart Induction Cooking System review July …

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TRIO of screens for your laptop, Noni Tyvek backpack, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Here are four Kickstarter campaigns that caught my eye this week. Let me know if these products interest you too or if I missed a really good campaign that I should talk about. TRIO: The on-the-go dual & triple screen laptop monitor What is it? TRIO is a magnetic dual monitor setup …

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