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.

PocketBible Review

Program Requirements: Device: Microsoft Windows-powered Pocket PC (Windows CE 2.0 version also available) 400 K free RAM PocketBible by Laridian Electronic Publishing is a full featured Bible study/reading application for your Pocket PC. Instead of carrying around the actual books, this program will allow you to keep multiple Bibles right on your Pocket PC. The …

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Pal Pal Twistor Review

Device: Palm V/Vx The Pal Pal Twistor case for the Palm V/Vx is the first plastic play through hard case that I’ve seen for the Palm V. This case is made of a tough Poly Carbonate that can withstand impacts and twisting. Seven different colors are available: Blue, Navy, Orange, Green, Yellow, Purple, and Red. …

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Pocket Launcher Review

Program Requirements: Device: Windows Powered Pocket PC or Palm-size PC 150 K free RAM Pocket Launcher from Conduits Technologies Inc. is a customizable application launcher program for the Pocket PC or Palm-size PC. This program is similar in design to a program for the Palm OS called Launcher III. Both programs use a tab based …

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DailyReader Review

Program Requirements: Device: Microsoft Windows-powered Pocket PC with approximately 290K available RAM Windows CE 2.0 version also available The DailyReader by Laridian Electronic Publishing is an application that simplifies daily inspirational book reading. With DailyReader, you can open a book and it will turn to the scheduled reading for that day (based on the day’s …

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E&B iPoint Stylii for the Handspring Visor and Palm V

iPoint Visor Styli E & B Company has 2 new styli for the Handspring Visor; the iPoint VSR and iPoint VSR with pen. Both styli look exactly the same from the outside. They are made of brass, with a titanium finish, and have blue highlights. Both have a white stylus tip. Both styli have a smooth writing tip. They …

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Handspring Springboard Modem Review

Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor The Handspring Modem is a Springboard 33.6Kbps modem module for the Visor PDA. The modem is powered by 2 AAA batteries that are included. Also included is a 6ft phone line. The module is made of plastic and metal. It’s nice and sturdy and not at all flimsy. A small recessed …

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How to Do Everything with Your Palm Handheld by Dave Johnson and Rick Broida

I don’t normally review books (actually this is my first time). But when I was approached to review a book called How to Do Everything with Your Palm Handheld, I accepted. This is a 607 page Palm handheld resource guide by Dave Johnson and Rick Broida (of Tap magazine fame). I’m not sure exactly how …

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Visor TaleLight and TaleLight Vibes Review

Program Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor 3 K free RAM Are you ever in a meeting, movie theater, or quiet restaurant with your Visor when an alarm goes off? It can be embarrassing when people nearby turn around and stare at you wondering where the sound is coming from. Tech Center Labs has a nifty solution …

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ZIOGolf PPC Review

Program Requirements: Device: ZIOGolf v1.1 supports Palm-size PC such as Casio Cassiopeia E-100/105/500/503/507, Compaq Aero 21xx, HP Jornada 420, 430se, ZIOGolf v1.2 supports Pocket PC such as Casio Cassiopeia E-115, HP Jornada 540 Series and Compaq’s Pocket PC will be supported in near future. 2.8meg of memory. ZIOGolf by Ziosoft is a 3D golf game …

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Vaja Palm V Case Review

Vaja is a high quality leather case company located in Argentina. This is a review of their Palm V series belt clip case. This play through case comes in a variety of colors: black alligator w/black leather, brown alligator w/brown leather, blue nubuck w/brown leather, green nubuck w/brown leather, horse leather(w/hair) w/black matt leather, brown …

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