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.

Casio Compact Flash Slot Digital Camera Review

Program Requirements: Desktop: Windows 95/98 or NT Device: Casio E-100 / 105 1.5 M free RAM How would you like to take digital pictures with your Casio E-100/105? Cool huh? How about recording mini movies with your Casio? Even cooler? That’s what I thought when I heard about the JK-710DC a small tube shaped camera …

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Sony CLIE (PEG-S300) Review

The Sony CLIE PEG-S300 is Sony’s first Palm OS device. CLIE stands for Communication Link Information Entertainment (I really hate weird acronyms). It comes in two different versions. A mono and a color version. Right now only the mono version is available here in the US. The color version which is currently selling in Japan …

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Pocket PC Wireless and Beyond (Sept 15 2000)

The following report is not a detailed report on the hardware/software discussed and used during this conference. If you want my opinions on the current crop of Pocket PCs, please read my recent reviews… Instead, this report is a look at the overall experience of the trip and the people I met. Last week I …

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Retro 1951 Tornado Stylus/Pen Review

Product Requirements: Device: Any touch screen PDA Retro 1951 Tornado Duo Pen Stylus from StylusCentral.com is my current favorite stylus/pen combo. This is a small all metal pen (except for the stylus tip) that comes in a variety of colors: Stainless Steel, Red, Black, Green, or Blue. The stylus also comes packaged in an aluminum …

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Vaja Palm IIIc Sync-able Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm IIIc The Palm IIIc Sync-able Case from Vaja is a quality all leather, no Velcro case that comes in both a belt clip and non-belt clip version. Like other Vaja cases, they come in a nice variety of color combinations. You can get this case in Black Ostrich, Brown Alligator, Black Alligator, …

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Palm m100 Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Windows 98/95 or NT 4.0, 8mb RAM minimum, One available serial port, CD-ROM drive Macintosh Machines: PowerPC Processor, System 7.5.3 or higher The latest offering from Palm Computing is the m100. As in the past, this new device doesn’t have any major improvements, or compelling new features. Basically, it’s a Palm IIIe …

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Windows Powered Pocket PC Comparison Review

I’ve recently written detailed reviews of all three new generation Pocket PCs: Casio E-115 Compaq iPAQ 3650 Hewlett Packard Jornada 548 In this review I’ll compare all three and help the buyer decide which (if any) is their best choice. Physical Hardware Comparison: Size wise the Casio E-115 is the largest Pocket PC followed by …

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HP Jornada 548 Color Pocket PC Review

The HP Jornada 548 Color Pocket PC from Hewlett Packard is probably the most overlooked of the current crop of Windows Powered Pocket PC devices. The cloud of hype surrounding the Casio E-115 and the Compaq iPAQ seems to have totally missed the HP which was actually the first Pocket PC available. I’ve already reviewed …

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Silver Slider III Custom iPAQ CF Sleeve Review

The Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC is the most unique Pocket PC available today. What makes it unique is its sleeve expansion feature. The iPAQ can be expanded by purchasing various sleeves such as the Compact Flash Expansion Sleeve, a PC Card Expansion sleeve, or even a Dual PC Card Expansion sleeve. This feature is very …

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Book: How to Do Everything with Your Pocket PC and Handheld PC Review

Frank McPherson has just written a 602 page book entitled: How to Do Everything with Your Pocket PC & Handheld PC (published by Osborne McGraw-Hill). This huge book contains lots of information about Microsoft Windows Powered Devices such as those from Compaq, Casio and Hewlett Packard. The book starts with a detailed history of Windows …

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