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.

Glowstone is a smart mug that will keep your drink at the perfect temp for 1hr

NEWS – Do you remember the Ember Smart Mug that I reviewed almost 2 years ago? I ended up giving it to a friend who used it every day until it stopped charging. They sent him a replacement and he continues to use it. Well, now Ember has a competitor with the Glowstone smart mug. …

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Mana meal replacement shake mix review

REVIEW – The meal replacement food category is one that I’m very interested in because I like the convenience and nutrition that these products have over eating out of a vending machine or fast food takeout joint. The newest meal replacement shake mix that I’ll be telling you about today is Mana. It’s been a …

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Wondershare Filmora video editing software has gone pro

NEWS – I’ve been using Wondershare Filmora video editing software for over 3 years now and find it be an incredibly easy to use application for the types of video editing that I do on a regular basis. When I say that, I mean basic video editing like combining, splitting, and trimming clips as well …

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Scosche goes modular with the BaseLynx Charging System Pro Kit

NEWS – Available exclusively at Apple.com and in select Apple stores, the new Scosche BaseLynx Charging System Pro Kit allows you to customize and organize the charging layout for devices like iPhones, AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, cameras, portable gaming systems, some TWS earbuds and more. Each module can be used individually, or you can snap …

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Protect your AirPod Pro earbuds from water and everything else

NEWS – Catalyst wants to protect your shiny new Apple AirPod Pro earbuds from weather, dirt, and everyday wear and tear with their brand new premium edition waterproof case. The IP67 waterproof silicone skin covers the existing AirPod Pro case and features access to the Lightning port and a detachable carabiner. You can also charge …

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Citizen and Amazon partner to launch a smart clock

NEWS – It’s time for the traditional wall clock to become smarter and that’s just what Citizen and Amazon have done with these 2 new smart clocks. Powered by 4 C Batteries, the 12-inch clocks are available with a metal or wood frame and a bright white dial with 60 blue LED markers. The new …

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This Pelican case protects AND charges your phone

NEWS – Pelican is well known for its rugged and protective gear cases, and this phone case is made for those tasks. But, it ups the ante by also including a removable wireless charger so your phone can be both protected and charged when you’re on the go. The Pelican G40C Personal Utility Go Charge …

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OtterBox now protects more than smartphones

NEWS – OtterBox is well known for its robust smartphone cases, but they’re expanding their range of protective cases by launching the Exo Edge, a protective case built to protect your Apple Watch. The Exo Edge features a bezel that protects the watch’s display while a raised bumper keeps the edges of the watch safe …

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This weird looking halo is supposed to cure your dog’s anxiety when you’re not there

NEWS – Years ago, I had a Corgi that would freak out when we confined her to a specific area in the house when we weren’t home. Separation anxiety is a real problem when it comes to our pets and the Calmer Canine is a device that has been created to help with that issue. …

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tech21’s Evo Type case adds a battery-free keyboard to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+

NEWS – You can make your Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ even more awesome with this keyboard case from tech21 which requires no batteries, or cables. The Evo Type is an NFC (near field communication) keyboard case made especially for the Note 10/10+. The case protects your phone from everyday wear and tear and even 10-foot …

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