Kathleen Chapman

Kathleen has always enjoyed technology and the sciences (biology and entomology). She has worked as an entomological research technician, end user services tech, home educator, and technical project admin. Her continued interest in technology led her to join the Gadgeteer team in 2014.

Kidde has an indoor air quality monitor WITH carbon monoxide and smoke alarm

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NEWS – Kidde has an indoor air quality monitor that has carbon monoxide (CO) and smoke alarms. It’s called the Kidde Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Indoor Air Quality Monitor. It’s one of the only devices I’ve found that integrates air quality monitoring with CO detection (I’ve always wondered why air quality monitors don’t […]

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Gator Hooks are heavy-duty magnetic hooks to hang your tools

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NEWS – We organized our garage so that just about every bit of space was used. I wanted to hang some stuff on a steel cabinet (because there’s no wall space)  but didn’t have any magnetic hooks that were strong enough. When I saw the Gator Magnetics Gator Hooks, I knew that these were what

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Gator Magnetics has a magnetic organization solution for your garage

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NEWS – Are you looking to organize your garage or workshop? We installed an organizational system in our garage, but it wasn’t magnetic like the Gator Magnetics Wall Panel Storage & Organization System. This system looks super cool because once you install the 16.75″ x 12″ steel wall panels using screws on 16″ centers, you

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Intake Breathing Nasal Strips – not your typical nasal strips

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NEWS – Are you having trouble breathing or sleeping at night? Have you tried nasal strips that don’t work well? Intake Breathing Nasal Dilators may be able to help you out. These “nasal bands” are made of Nylon-12 plastic so they are much stiffer than other nasal strips. The bands have neodymium magnets on their

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Hexcal Single Monitor Arm and Desk Mat Bundle review – attractive, functional, and comfortable

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REVIEW – When you work at a desk for many hours a day, you want to be as comfortable as possible. The Hexcal Single Monitor Arm and Desk Mat Bundle are tools that help you in that regard. How well do they work? Let’s find out. What is it? The Hexcal Single Monitor Arm is

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Hexcal Studio review – upscale desk organization/power with an upscale price

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REVIEW – My husband and I are transforming a room in our house into a music room. So far we have a computer, an audio interface, a desktop speaker, an electric keyboard, several electric guitars, several guitar pedals, several amplifiers, and a mess of cables everywhere. So when the Hexcal Studio came up for review,

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Get your groove on with a vertical record Bluetooth turntable

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NEWS – The Vertical Grooves Floating Record Bluetooth Vertical Turntable with Built-in Stereo Speakers will mesmerize you and your guests with its unique vertical style “floating” record turntable. This turntable will play your records (33 1/3 and 45 RPM records) and any music you store on your phone. It has three built-in speakers, two front-facing

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TerraMaster F4-424 Pro NAS review – powerful, fast, and relatively affordable

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REVIEW – For a while now, I’ve been thinking about getting a network-attached storage (NAS) device to keep all our shared files in a central location to access them easily no matter what device we are using. So when the TerraMaster F4-424 Pro NAS was offered to the Gadgeteer for review, I decided to give

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Throwback Speaker with Bluetooth & Radio – literally, that’s its name

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NEWS – With the TinyTV 2 and this Throwback Speaker with Bluetooth & Radio, I guess this week is a throwback week for me. I found this throwback speaker on the Uncommon Goods website, but it has modern touches, like Bluetooth. Two versions are available: one is wireless and one has a power plug. It’s

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