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.

Cross MicroPen Stylus Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m500 series, Palm m100, m105, Palm III series, VII series, and V series. Handspring Visor, and Prism Sony Clie (Except T series) Of all the different PDA accessories on the market today, I would have to say that styli are probably the most popular. There are big styli, little styli, styli …

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Vaja #881 iPAQ 3800 Series Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ 3800 series The #881 is another great Compaq iPAQ case from Vaja the renowned Argentine leather crafters. This particular model is made specifically for the 3800 series iPAQ without any expansion sleeves attached.  It is available in 4 color variations (Black Floater, Green Floater, Vitelino Chocolate, and Vitelino Azabache) and …

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Piel Frama 3800 Series iPAQ Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ 3800 After reviewing several Piel Frama cases late last year (for the Palm m500, Casio E-500 and iPAQ 36xx), I have really grown to like these cases quite a bit. So, I was happy to take a look at their current Compaq iPAQ 3800 series case when it arrived in …

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HandheldPlanet Flip-Top iPAQ 3800 Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ 3800 series HandheldPlanet, the people that brought you the iPAQ Omnicase are now offering a new iPAQ case. This case fits the 3800 series iPAQ without expansion sleeves. There is also a version available for the 3800 series with the PC Sleeve for the same price. The Flip-Top (052) case …

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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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