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.

Pocket Keyboard Review

Product Requirements: Device: Pilot 1000, 5000, Palm III series, Palm V series, Palm VII series, Palm m100 series PocketKeys.prc 15k The Pocket Keyboard by Cirque is a small input device that plugs into the hotsync port on a Pilot 1000, 5000, Palm V series, Palm III series, Palm VII series or m100 series PDA. There …

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Palm V USB Hotsync + Charger Cable Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V/Vx Desktop: Windows 95/98/2000, Mac Do you know what I hate…? Running out of serial ports and AC outlets. Yeah, I know, that’s a crazy thing to hate. But when you have as many PDAs, gadgets and doohickeys as I do, it’s a major feat to find a free serial port …

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Julie and Judie\’s Favorite Pocket PC Games Article

Product Requirements: Device: Any Pocket PC Judie and I get quite a few emails asking what our favorite PDA is, favorite cases are, what our favorite utilities are and what our favorite games are. So, I thought it would be interesting to start a collection of small articles that share that information. To start things …

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Platinum Pen Zepher Mini Trio Review

Product Requirements: Device: Any touch screen device The Platinum Pen Zepher Mini Trio which is available at Stylus Central and other retailers is a nifty little pen / stylus combo that is available in 4 different colors: Black, Red, Blue and Gun Metal. You may have guessed from the word Trio in the name, that …

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Orbino Palm V Series Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V series Orbino leather cases are to the Palm V series PDA as a Rolex watch is to your wrist. Pure unadulterated luxury. These cases are hand-crafted by master artisans in Italy and are made of full-grain calfskin generally reserved for the finest Italian shoes. The Orbino cases are made by …

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InnoPocket CompactFlash Adapter Review

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor, Visor Deluxe, Platinum, or Prism CFCardInfo.prc 5k FAFileMv.prc 30k FAFormat.prc 5k FALib.prc 28k FAUtil.prc 19k The CompactFlash Adapter from InnoPocket is a Springboard module that allows you to use CompactFlash memory cards as alternative storage on your Handspring Visor PDA. This adapter is only for memory cards. The hardware/software is …

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Swiss Army Code V Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V series The same company that is world renowned for their pocket knifes, is now manufacturing a line of PDA cases. Available from StylusCentral, the Code V made by Swiss Army is a Palm V series specific case made of black Italian fine grained leather. This case has a classy understated …

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SnapStream PVS Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ, Casio Cassiopeia, HP Jornada (if using PocketPVS module) Desktop: Windows 98/ME/2000 (Windows 95/NT currently not supported) Pentium II-350MHz or faster PC, with at least 1 GB of hard drive space, 16 MB of RAM, a TV tuner or video capture card Picture if you will, you’re in a boring meeting …

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Oregon Scientific ECHO PDA (PDA-293) Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Windows 95, 98 The ECHO PDA from Oregon Scientific is a REX-like device. As a PC card sized PDA, the REX became popular in 1997. An updated version named the REX Pro was released a year or so later. There have been subsequent other upgrades with the REX 6000 by Xircom being …

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