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.

Motiv smart ring, Pluto pillow, and more – Review updates

REVIEW – Today we have three quick review updates for products that were reviewed in the last year. These quick updates are an easy way to see how some of the products that we review hold up over time. Updates give you some insight into the types of products that the Gadgeteer team likes to …

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Water bottles with tons of features, carbon fiber ukuleles, backpacks, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week I’m bringing you two Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns and two campaigns from Indiegogo. We have instruments, EDC items, and more. Let’s check them out. MOVEO: The world’s first all-in-one water bottle What is it? MOVEO is a 750ml (25oz) water bottle that includes every feature but the kitchen sink – which …

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Cool keyboards, sharp knives, notebooks made of stone, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Get ready to read some interesting news and reviews. It’s time to see if you missed one of our posts from last week. Here’s a list. Enjoy! REVIEWS Logitech Z606 5.1 Surround Speaker System Review April 6, 2019 Udoq Docking System review April 6, 2019 Fused Goods kangaroo leather wallets review April 5, 2019 Xcentz xDynamo …

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Edifier TWS2 truly wireless stereo earbuds review

REVIEW – TWS (truly wireless stereo) earbuds are the latest advancement in Bluetooth earbuds. With this new feature, you can use either earbud individually or together and with Bluetooth 5.0, they have a longer range with the paired device allowing you to leave your phone in one part of the house while you’re enjoying your …

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Strap this gauge on your wrist to tell time, instead of pressure

NEWS – Here’s a unique watch to add to your timepiece collection, it’s the PSI watch from Tokyoflash Japan, and it’s designed to look like mechanical pressure gauge. Available with a black or white dial and a black or silver stainless steel case, the PSI watch is a fun way to tell time because it …

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AZIO RCK Retro Compact Keyboard review

REVIEW – Do you like a minimalist keyboard with shallow keys and a modern style to go with your high tech computer or do you like to change things up and go with an eye-catching keyboard that has a vintage style but modern tech hidden inside. The AZIO RCK Retro Compact Keyboard is all that …

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Gadgeteer’s favorite wireless earbuds, cooking gadgets, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Another week, another set of articles, reviews, and news. Here’s the full listing from the past 7 days. Enjoy! ARTICLES Savor the savings with Kroger Pickup’s clickable coupons Gadgeteer team’s favorite wireless earbuds REVIEWS Moshi Tego Sling review March 30, 2019 Smart Nora Snoring Solution review March 30, 2019 moshi Symbus Q USB-C docking station …

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Scissors are the main focus of SOG’s Snippet multi-tool

NEWS – If you carry a multi-tool, you know how the scissors feature seems to be an after-thought because they can be tiny and awkward to use. But that’s not the case with the SOG Snippet multi-tool. The scissors in this EDC multi-tool are the main featured tool. There are even finger loops to make …

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moshi Symbus Q USB-C docking station with wireless charger review

REVIEW – Laptop + large monitor = a boost in productivity. But how do you connect your laptop to your monitor? When you have a 12inch MacBook like I do, you have to have a USB-C dock like the moshi Symbus Q USB-C docking station with wireless charger. Let’s check it out. What is it? …

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Wyze just launched their next home security product

NEWS – I’ve been keeping an eye out for the next product from the makers of the Wyze Cam with hopes that it would be an outdoor version of their popular affordable security cameras. Well, today is the day that Wyze announced a new product, but it’s not what I thought it would be. Their …

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Gadgeteer team’s favorite wireless earbuds

ARTICLE – I recently asked the Gadgeteer team to tell share with us their choice of their favorite wireless earbuds and what makes them stand out as their favorites. So in no particular order except that I get to go first, here we go. Julie Strietelmeier Mobvoi TicPods Free wireless earbuds review My favorite wireless …

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