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.

Julie’s Gear Diary – 2002-02-16

Well drats… I guess I didn’t order the Clie with overnight shipping afterall. UPS tracking shows it being delivered on wednesday (2/20). In the now immortal words of Judie: “What were you thinking?!” Oh well… In other news, my 3800 iPAQ took a trip to hard reset land thursday night. At this point, I’m so …

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Semson\’s & Co. Compaq iPAQ Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ 3100, 3600 or 3700 series Pocket PC Toshiba e570 Pocket PC You’ve got to admit that we do a lot of PDA case reviews on this site. So it’s always nice to get one that has something a little bit different about it to make the review process just a …

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Julie’s Gear Diary – 2002-02-13

Pocket PC users, have you ever wished you could set volume levels for your alarms independently from the system volume setting? Or how about getting back repeating alarms in PPC 2002? And, how about having the ability to wakeup to your favorite MP3 tune? If so, you need to check out SuperAlert from Whittaker Moore. …

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Palm i705 Review

Product Requirements: Device: IBM compatible 486 PC or higher running Windows 95/98/2000/NT 4.0/ME/XP or Macintosh PowerPC running OS 8.6 to 9.x One available USB port** ** Windows 95 and NT 4.0, or serial connectivity, require a serial HotSync cradle, sold separately. Wireless: Having no wires. To communicate with or send communications wirelessly. Those are pretty …

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Julie’s Gear Diary – 2002-02-11

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to finish and post the i705 review tonight. I am a little under the weather… I will definitely post it tomorrow though. In other news, I’ve placed an order for the Treo (with keyboard). I’m really excited to get this cell phone replacement!

Kensington Digital Photo Album Review

Product Requirements: PC or compatible running Windows 98 or later USB port CDrom 50MB free hard disk space Power outlet (110/120V AC, 60Hz) Monitor capable of displaying 800 x 600 pixels in 16 bit color I think digital cameras are one of the greatest inventions of the last 50 years. With them, you don’t need …

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Semson\’s & Co. Palm m500 Wallet Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m500 series PDAs If you are a Palm m500 series PDA owner looking to merge your wallet and PDA case into one slim solution, you need to take a look at the Semsons & Co. Inc. m500 series wallet case. This is a leather case which is available in Black, Brown, …

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SnapNPlay Visor Game Pad Review

Product Requirements: Device: All Handspring Visors (except Edge) SnapNPlay.PRC 14K PDAs are useful productivity tools. They keep track of your daily appointments, tasks and contact lists. They are very important devices for keeping you organized and efficient… Uh huh… sure they are! We all know what the REAL purpose of a PDA is, it’s to …

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Thumbscript Feather Touch Input Device Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 2000, XP and a free USB port Since my first days with the PalmPilot, I’ve been interested in alternate input methods for PDAs. I’ve looked at T9, Fitaly and Silkyboard among others. But what about alternate input methods for the desktop PC? Other than Dvorak keyboards, you don’t really hear about …

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InnoPocket Metal Deluxe m500 Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m500 series So you want a metal case for your Palm m500 series PDA huh? We’ve recently looked at Rhinoskin’s and Kensington’s offerings and now there’s another to consider: the Metal Deluxe m500 series case from InnoPocket. This case is made of 100% aircraft grade aluminum and is available in either …

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Times2 Tech / PCE2000 256MB iPAQ Upgrade Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ 31/36/37/3800 series Pocket PCs I feel like singing “nanny nanny noo noo” while I wiggle my fingers and put my thumbs in my ears! Why, you ask? Because I am the proud owner of the very first 256MB Compaq 3835 iPAQ Pocket PC! Yes, you read that correctly, 256 wonderful …

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Vaja #871 HP 560 Series Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Hewlett Packard Jornada 560 series Pocket PCs Ah, I love leather PDA cases…  There’s something so satisfying about getting a new case in the mail, opening the box, smelling that wonderful new leather smell, and then slipping my PDA into it to check the fit. You’d think that after awhile, I’d be …

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