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.

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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Zero Halliburton Metal Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V Series I’m sure you’ve seen them before, people carrying those cool looking brushed silver attaches cases. One such manufacturer of these cases is ZERO Halliburton, a company that has been in existence for over 30yrs. They are known for their high quality aircraft-grade aluminum travel cases. Now they’ve created a …

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PalmPix for Palm III and m100 Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm III or m100 Series PalmPix.PRC 61k Approx. 100k per picture Desktop: Windows Systems: Windows 95, 95B (OS R/2), 98, 98SE, 2000, NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or higher, PC with a minimum 486 processor, Minimum of 16 MB RAM, Minimum of 20 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, Color Monitor …

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Sony AIBO Review

The AIBO Entertainment Robot ERS-210 is Sony’s 2nd generation robotic dog. The first version (ERS-110) which was released in June of 1999, sold for $2500 in limited quantities. This new version has been made readily available to the public at a much lower price of $1500 and is available in Black, Gold or Silver. AIBO …

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