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.

Travelboard Review

Program Requirements: Device(s): All Palm OS devices (uses 17k) WindowsCE devices (uses 30k) The Travelboard by Genovation is a portable keyboard for the PalmPilot, Visor, and WindowsCE devices. What is great is that this one keyboard will work with any compatible device as long as you have the appropriate driver installed on each device. I’ll …

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Versid Protective Field Case Review

Device: PalmPilot or Palm III series PDA with Modem The Versid Protective Field Case from Tangent Systems, Inc. is a black non-leather play through case for your PalmPilot or Palm III with an attached modem module. This case was actually developed for use with their temperature acquisition module which uses the modem housing. It was …

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Text Entry Methods for Windows CE PSPCs Review

Until PDAs have true voice recognition, we have to use some type of manual input method to enter our data into them. The Palm-size PC comes with a built in popup QWERTY keyboard and a Grafitti like option called JOT. This review will look at them and other input options that are also available to …

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PalmVelope XL Review

The PalmVelope XL by Tware Solutions Inc. is a play through neoprene case designed for use with the Casio E100/105, Philips Nino, HP Jornada, Gameboy Color and similar sized devices. The cases come in several color choices such as Pacific Blue, Basic Black, Burgundy, Forest Green, Navy Blue, Purple, Red and Teal. I reviewed this …

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Extreme Limit Casio Body Suit Review

The Casio E-100/105 Body-Suit case by Extreme Limit is a play through black leather case with white stitching. The Body-Suit has a leather holster that the Casio can easily slide into. It doesn’t require any Velcro to hold it in place. The holster is actually quite snug so that there shouldn’t be any fear of …

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Handspring Visor Deluxe Review

The Visor from Handspring has finally arrived on the scene! Here’s a little snippet of background info for those of you new to Palm OS devices. Jeff Hawkins started Palm Computing in 1992. He invented the wildly successful PalmPilot line of personal digital assistants. After several years of great success he and Donna Dubinsky (former CEO of Palm Computing) …

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Universal Palm-size Computer Mount Review

The CM220 Universal Mount for Palm-sized Computers by Arkon Resources Inc. is a PDA holder that can be affixed to a vehicle or other location. This holder unlike the Unimount by Revolve Design is compatible with any PDA that is between 4.5″ and 5.3″ tall. Some of the PDAs that will work with this mount …

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Rhodiana Palm V and III/x Case Review

Rhodiana has created two play through cases for either the Palm V or Palm III/x Connected Organizers. These cases are made of 1/8″ black laminated ballistic nylon. They are padded with dense foam and lined with smooth nylon taffeta. The case doesn’t require any Velcro to hold the PDA in place (Yay!). Two heavy duty …

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PalmGB Gameboy Emulator Review

Program Requirements: Device: WindowsCE device with 130k free (ROM files use additional RAM). PalmGB by Revolutionary Software Front is a Gameboy emulator for Windows CE. With it, you have access to 100’s of quality games (…if you know where to find them). An emulator is a program that allows you to run programs made for …

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Dimension PDA Cases Review

A new line of leather PDA cases will be available soon through various OEMs here in the US. The company which is based in Turkey is called Dimension. They produce a nice selection of high quality cases. They were kind enough to send me their entire line (they even embossed my Gadgeteer logo into the …

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