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.

Julie’s Gear Diary – 2002-01-03

Hey Peeps! I’m getting excited about next week! Judie and I are headed to Sin City (Las Vegas, NV) to attend the Consumer Electronics Show. I’ve never been to the city or the show before, so it should be an experience! You can look forward to a trip report after we get back! :o)

Inooch iPAQ Leather Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ 3100, 3600, 3700 and 3800 series Pocket PCs You know that you’ve got a really great product when other products that come on the scene are more or less exact replicas of your original idea. Going by this axiom, it is obvious that Vaja has reached super-stardom status with their …

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Kensington PDA Protector Hard Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m505, m500 and Palm V/Vx Kensington, the company long known for their PC and Mobile computing accessories, has recently come out with a line of PDA hard cases. Named the PDA Protector,  these cases are available for the Handspring Visor, Visor Deluxe, Visor Platinum and for the Palm m505, m500 and …

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RumbleCard Springboard Module Review

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor PDAs 2K Handmute.prc Force feedback devices are really in vogue right now. If you don’t happen to know what force feedback is, it is a device that gives you sensory feedback to your actions. For example, a force feedback joystick might give you the feeling of recoil when you shoot …

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Sharp Zaurus SL-5000D Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Windows 98, or 2000, USB Port PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants) have sure come a long way since the chicklet keyed Sharp Wizard clamshell devices. Way back in 1988, when the Wizard was first introduced, these devices weren’t even called PDAs. Instead, they were called Electronic Organizers.  At that time, the Wizard was …

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Julie’s Gear Diary – 2001-12-10

Hi all! I want to pose a question… How many people are interested in reviews like the Bit Char-G Micro Radio Controlled car like I did recently? Are ‘toy’ reviews interesting to you, or do you want us to stick with mobile electronics, PDA, accessory type reviews? Drop me an email and let me know…