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.

InnoPocket Palm V Emergency Charger Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V/Vx or IBM WorkPad c3 Picture this, you are on your way to a business trip or vacation spot when you realize that you forgot to pack your Palm V Cradle and AC adapter. Now what are you going to do if the Palm V runs out of juice? Although I’ve …

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MatchBookDrive CF Springboard Adapter Review

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor, Visor Deluxe, Platinum, or Prism FAFileMover Package from Kopsis (must be purchased separately): FAFileMv.prc 29k CFATALib.prc 5k CFFATLib.prc 23k FAFormat.prc 8k CFCardInfo.prc 11k As a Handspring Visor owner, have you ever been jealous of Pocket PC owners that have the ability to increase the storage space of their PDAs by …

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Stowaway Portable Keyboard Group Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm III series, Palm V series, Palm VII series, Palm m100, 105, Palm m500, m505, 27k Handspring Visor Deluxe, Prism, Platinum, 27k HP Jornada 525, 540, 560 series, 70k Compaq iPAQ 3150, 3600 series, 72k Since I reviewed the original Stowaway keyboard for the Palm V series, Think Outside has created several other versions …

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X10 FireCracker Kit Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Windows PC required if you wish to use the FireCracker desktop software (optional) FireCracker 1.8meg self executing archive Remember those funny commercials for the device that would allow you to clap your hands to turn a lamp on or off? You know the jingle, “Clap on… Clap off… Clap on, Clap off. …

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PocketMail BackFlip Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm III series, Palm IIIc, Palm VII series, Palm V/Vx with optional adapter PocketMail.prc 165k PMCommLib.prc 37k PMHelpDB.pdb 1k Hello, my name is Julie Strietelmeier and I am an E-mailaholic… There, I said it. I admit that I check my e-mail probably 25-50 times a day. When I’m at home, this is …

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Vaja iPAQ + Silver Slider Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: iPAQ and Silver Slider 04/22/01 Updated. Comments on new version will be made in red. The Vaja Silver Slider iPAQ case is the only case available to date that has been specifically made for the iPAQ and Silver Slider. The Silver Slider is a modified Compact Flash Card Expansion Sleeve made by …

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GameFace for Visor Prism Review

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor Prism Desktop: PC with a CDrom (for Zap! 2016 game which is included) Most people love games and many people play them on their PDAs. The GameFace for Visor Prism makes playing games easier and more fun. What is the GameFace? It is a nifty snap on joystick for the …

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SportBrain Personal Fitness Manager Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Internet connection to view web page stats. Internet Explorer 4.0 or above, Netscape 4.0 or above, or AOL 5.0 or above. (The SportBrain Web site is not compatible with WebTV) How active are you? If  you are an average person like myself, you might be surprised at just how non-active you are.  …

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Extreme Limit Casio EM500 Body Suit Review

Product Requirements: Device: Casio EM-500 Pocket PC Extreme Limit from Japan manufactures a line of leather cases for notebook PCs and PDAs that they call Body-Suits. I’ve reviewed several of their PDA Body-Suits in the past and now have their Casio EM-500 Pocket PC case to review. Like their other cases, the Body-Suits are not …

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Palm Organizers by Jeff Carlson Book Review

Palm Organizers, a book by Jeff Carlson, proclaims right on the front cover that with it, you can “Teach yourself how to use Palm OS-based devices the quick and easy way!” Does it do this? As we say here in West Texas, “You Betcha!” Not only is Palm Organizers easy to read, it actually does …

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