Julie Strietelmeier

Pilots, security guards, and people who wake up in the middle of the night with a million dollar idea all have one thing in common. They need to write stuff down without impacting their night vision. One solution is a pair of night vision goggles and another potential solution is the Skilcraft Luminator LED Light… Read More

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Getting a low battery warning when you’re no where near a power outlet feels like the end of the world to a gadget nerd. That’s why power banks are a popular product category and why EasyAcc is a company who makes these types of devices for mobile Gadgeteers. Let’s take a quick look at their… Read More

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I joined a gym last week. Although I regularly work out at home on my own equipment (an inexpensive Total Gym and a treadmill), this is the first time I’ve gone to an actual gym to work out. So now I’m on the lookout for cool sports gear to talk about and review. In my… Read More

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It’s time to catch up on everything we posted this week. From headphones and earphones to wallets and hip bags, we posted a good selection of reviews and news this week. Click through to see the full list and don’t forget to enter our big Gadgeteer 20yr birthday giveaway! Reviews Flowfold Wallets review Zipbuds 26… Read More

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Hey, all of you amateur and not so amateur photographers, iPhoneographers, and photobugs out there. I have something very cool to show you. It’s the Lensball and it might just take your everyday photos to the next level. The Lensball is a photo accessory that doesn’t require a special mount for your camera or smartphone and… Read More

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I’ve always been fascinated by miniatures. When we were kids, my sister and I would build our own “dollhouses” from cardboard boxes and furnish them with tiny furniture, books, etc. that we made ourselves from anything we could find around the house.  One year for Christmas, I bought my dad a small train set because… Read More

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The new SLXtreme iPhone 7 Plus case from SnowLizard lives up to its name if it actually lives up to its specs. This is a case that has been designed for the outdoor adventurer. The case offers military grade ruggedness to protect the phone from dirt, sand, dust, and water (up to 6.6 ft). It… Read More

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I’ve been a devout Android user for close to 5 years after switching from an iPhone 4S to the Samsung Galaxy S III back in September 2012. Wow, that seems like forever ago. After I made that jump from iOS to Android, I fell hard for Android and every time after that when I would… Read More

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Happy Wednesday! Here’s a new batch of five Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns that I think are interesting and/or worthy of your pledges. Click through to see this week’s notable crowdfunding campaigns. Sandman Doppler: The World’s Best Alarm Clock What is it? Sandman Doppler is an alarm clock that’s Alexa enabled, has 6 USB charging ports, can… Read More

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It’s hard to believe that I started The Gadgeteer two decades ago back in August of 1997.  There are not very many blogs that can claim to be 20 years old and I’m proud of that fact and want to celebrate with a giveaway that includes gear from Audio Engine, Tom Bihn, Waterfield Design, Saddleback… Read More

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Need a new Android smartphone and want to the latest and greatest from Samsung? Then it’s your lucky day because you can save on a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S8 when you shop directly from Samsung. Save $150 instantly on a Samsung Galaxy S8 and save an additional $150 when you trade-in an eligible phone… Read More

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Why would anyone want a pinball machine out of cardboard? Because you get to build it yourself, it doesn’t require any special tools, doesn’t run on batteries, you don’t have to plug it in, and it will be a one of a kind functioning pinball game. The Pinball 3000 is a DIY corrugated cardboard pinball… Read More

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The iPhone’s camera can take amazing pictures, but if static images bore you and you want to take your photography up a notch, you need to check out Plotagraph. What is it? Plotagraph is an easy to use image animation app for the iPhone or iPad. How does it work? First, you take a static image that… Read More

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There is no shortage of Bluetooth headphones on the market. You can find them for less than $25 on the low end of the pricing spectrum, and to several hundred dollars on the extreme opposite end. What features justify the price for higher end Bluetooth headphones, earphones, and earbuds and would you spend $150 for… Read More

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Quick before you do anything else, click through and check out a list of all the news, articles, and reviews that we posted this week on The Gadgeteer. Reviews Survival Hax Tactical Flashlight review TREBLAB J1 Bluetooth earbuds review Orico DUK-10 10-port USB charging stand review Pampered Chef Ice Cream Maker review Saddleback Leather Thin… Read More

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