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.

RhinoSkin Ti Slider Hardcases Review

  The Titanium Cockpit case by RhinoSkin has been known for quite awhile as the extreme case for the PalmPilot. Well, RhinoSkin has created two new cases that take this design even farther. These new cases are called Ti Slider Hardcases and are made of titanium; a metal which has a slight yellow or golden …

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Pretec CompactModem Review

The CompactModem from Pretec is a 56K BPS modem that fits into a compact flash slot. This small modem is therefore great used with a Palm-size PC. For this review, I tested the CompactModem with the Casio E-100 PSPC and a Libretto 50 subnotebook. Check Pretec’s compatibility list before buying this modem. Pretec’s CompactModem 56K …

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IR Blasters for Palm V and Palm III Review

Program Requirements: Device: Palm V, Palm IIIx, Palm III, and Older PalmPilots that have been upgraded to the Palm III level with the 2meg upgrade board (with IR) 50 K free RAM for the OmniRemote software which is not included. Tech Center Labs is always coming up with nifty little PalmPilot accessories. Their recent additions …

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OP/TECH USA Belt Clip PDA Cases Review

OP/TECH USA is a well known maker of rugged camera straps, cases and pouches. Lucky for us PDA users, they have just added two new cases to their collection. The Macro and Micro Soft Pouch PDA neoprene cases. These cases come in various colors (black, steel, royal and forest) and include a belt clip. The …

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Dooney & Bourke Palm V Case Review

(5/22/99: Updated original review to reflect changes to the case by Dooney & Bourke.) The Palm V Slim Case by Dooney & Bourke is a leather cover specifically for your Palm V. It has one business card slot and is attached to the Palm V via the side stylus slot. I hesitate to call this …

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PalmVelope Review

The PalmVelope is a play through neoprene case by TWare Solutions Inc. that is available in 8 different colors and fits the PalmPilot, Palm III, Casio E-10/11, Everex Freestyle and even the Gameboy Pocket. The cases come in Pacific Blue, Basic Black, Burgundy, Forest Green, Navy Blue, Purple, Red and Teal colors. The PDA slides …

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