Julie Strietelmeier

ThinkGeek is where Gadgeteers, nerds, and geeks go shopping and right now is the best time to visit their site because they are having a huge summer clearance sale. You can save up to 80% off on apparel like the Star Trek hoodies shown above which are on sale right now for only $19.99. Not… Read More

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Earlier today, WaterField Designs of San Francisco announced their newest bag. It’s a new version of their TSA-friendly Zip Laptop Brief. The Zip Brief is a bag for travelers who don’t need to carry everything, but just the essentials. This bag has been designed to unzip around three sides so it can lay flat for… Read More

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Back in the 70’s when I was a young Gadgeteer in training, I remember seeing ads for Sea-Monkeys in the back of comic books that I used to read. I was fascinated by the pictures which showed them as a human-like underwater family that would live and play in a fishbowl. I saved my allowance… Read More

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If you hoped that the selfie stick fad was over, I’m sorry to break the news to you that it’s not. Selfie sticks are here to stay and now you don’t have to carry one in your pocket or gear bag to be one of the “cool” kids. Ditch the stand alone sticks because the… Read More

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I love watching movies at home, but I recently switched internet providers and as a result, I have to be careful how much data I use. That means that I can’t binge stream movies from Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon anymore. Yes, it’s sad by true… So it looks like I’ll be dusting off my DVD… Read More

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The dog days of summer are upon us. That means if you’re a kid, it’s time to get outdoors and have some fun before the summer ends and it’s time to go back to school and if you’re an adult, it’s time to relax and act like a kid. Here are 5 gadgets that can… Read More

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To enjoy your favorite music and podcasts in private, you will either need to sequester yourself in a room or you can use headphones, earphones, or earbuds. While you’re at it, go wireless because who likes to be tethered to their device? No one, that’s who. If you don’t already have a good pair of wireless… Read More

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Whether or not you believe in global warming, you have to agree that this is one of the warmest years so far for this planet. It was in the upper 90’s here in Southern Indiana yesterday. Ugh. I stayed indoors in the air conditioning and so did my phone. But for people that have to… Read More

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Where did Saturday go? I usually post these weekly roundups late on Saturday afternoons, but somehow the day got away from me, so I’m a day late. That’s ok though, browse through this list of the news, reviews, and articles that we posted last week. It will go prefect with your Sunday breakfast. Reviews No… Read More

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Virtual reality gaming continues to grow in popularity and VR headsets are all over Amazon and other online retailers. Today I want to show you the VR Real Feel Racing set. This is a VR headset that comes with a wireless steering wheel controller for a fun 3D racing simulation. Let’s check it out.  What… Read More

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The Galaxy Magnetic Clock from Brando is a unique wall or table top timepiece that mimics the rotation of planets in the solar system to tell the time of day. The circular clock holds three magnetic balls which represent planets and the sun. In the center of the clock is the sun and Earth, Venus… Read More

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I can’t decide if this animatronic robot is creepy or cool, so I’ll let you be the judge. Professor Albert Einstein by Hanson Robotics is a 14.5-inch tall robot who can teach you science. He can make over 50 facial expressions, maintains eye contact, quotes Einstein himself, tells jokes, challenges you to games, chats, and… Read More

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Today I have five quick updates to reviews as new as this year and as far back as 2005. I also have updated my favorite gear page to reflect some recent changes in the items that I use and carry on an everyday basis. Click through to see my recently updated reviews and find the updates… Read More

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For qauntified self junkies who not only want to track their own health stats, but also those of their pet’s, comes FitBark. FitBark is a small wearable fitness tracker designed just for dogs. Available in 6 colors, the FitBark tracker attaches your best friend’s collar and tracks Fido’s activity throughout the day. But unlike other… Read More

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Why use your pockets when you can hang all your EDC gear from your belt? You know, like Batman. KILLSPENCER lets you live that dream with their new Utility Belt. See, they even used the same name. The KILLSPENCER Utility Belt is a handcrafted, made in the USA (Los Angeles) bull hide leather belt that… Read More

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