Kathleen Chapman

Kathleen has always enjoyed technology and the sciences (biology and entomology). She has worked as an entomological research technician and an end user services tech before becoming a stay-at-home mom and home educator. Her continued interest in technology led her to join the Gadgeteer team in 2014.

Hide your colossal mass of cables using a Bluelounge CableBin

NEWS – I have Bluelounge CableBoxes that organize my cable mess around our desk and TV in the den, and I love them. However, the colossal (near critical) mass of cables behind our living room entertainment center would never fit in the large-sized CableBox. Enter the Bluelounge CableBin. This bin looks like an attractive office …

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Organize your cables with Wrap-it Storage Cable Clams 5-inch Strips

NEWS – My passionate loathing for cable messes drives me to find ways to organize it all. Wrap-it Storage has available Cable Clams 5-inch Strips to help people like me. These 5-inch Cable Clams are adhesive hook-and-loop strips that can be mounted on your small appliances, walls, desks, etc. to bundle and clean up your …

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Get a notification every time your mailbox opens using the Ring Mailbox Sensor

NEWS – Do you have mailbox thieves or maybe just eager to get your mail? The Ring Mailbox Sensor detects motion and sends you a notification every time your mailbox is opened.  The sensor measures 2.56″ (65 mm) x 2.44″ (62 mm) x 1.47″ (37 mm), comes with mounting screws and bracket as well as …

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Haven’t tried Hulu yet? Now’s your chance – It’s only $1.99 per month for one year!

NEWS – If you are new to Hulu or an eligible returning subscriber (not a current subscriber), this is your chance to get a pretty good deal. You can get the ad-supported Hulu plan for $1.99 per month for one year, after which, you will be charged $5.99 per month if you don’t cancel the …

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Save valuable space on your desk with the Samsung 32″ Space Monitor

NEWS – Space on our desks is invaluable. You can reclaim some of that precious space with Samsung’s 32″ Space Monitor. This 4K monitor comes with an integrated clamp stand. Because it has a clamp stand, you will have to have a compatible desk – meaning that the edge of your desk where you will …

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Here are the new Baby Yoda (The Child) LEGO sets you’re looking for

NEWS – Now is a good time to start looking for ideas for holiday gifts for your family and friends so that you’ll be prepared to purchase them on Black Friday should they go on sale. The LEGO BrickHeads Star Wars The Mandalorian & The Child 75317 Building Kit contains 295 pieces and is ideal …

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Mobvoi TicWatch C2+ review – 1GB RAM makes quite a difference, but is it enough?

REVIEW – I’ve always liked the look and features of Apple watches but they only work with iPhones and I’m an Android user. So, my foray into wearable tech started years ago with fitness watches like Polar to keep track of my workout details. However, I quickly grew dissatisfied with the rubbery/plastic athletic watch look, …

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Label your cables with hook-and-loop Wrap-It Cable Labels

NEWS – Whenever I need to troubleshoot the cables of a device in our entertainment center, I curse the cable mess behind it. I waste loads of time just identifying the correct cables that belong to the device in question before I’ve even gotten the chance to do the actual work. Labels are definitely the …

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Organize your TV streaming device with the Wrap Caddy TV Streaming Device Cable Manager

NEWS – I detest the cable mess behind our TV and love simple ways to clean it up. If you do too, and you have a TV streaming device like an Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or the like, you’ll want to check out the Wrap Caddy TV Streaming Device Cable Manager by Allsop. …

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Use the Force, or rather the Millennium Falcon, to wirelessly charge your phone!

NEWS – Why use a boring wireless charger when you can have the Millennium Falcon Wireless Charger with AC Adapter to charge your phone wirelessly! Some of you may say, “What a piece of junk!”. But Han would say, “It’s the ship that made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs”, so I imagine …

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Print your own USPS shipping labels at home using pirateship.com

ARTICLE – Arrrg. I can’t stand having to wait in line at our post office to have them weigh and print a shipping label for my packages. “I could do all of this at home.” I would grumble to myself while standing in line. “I know businesses have a way to print their own shipping …

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Looking for some interesting phone stands, pencil sharpeners, lamps, etc.? Check out Pendulux!

NEWS – I love finding interesting functional items for my home and Pendulux is one place to find those things. They have an eclectic assortment of items like phone/tablet stands, pencil sharpeners, clocks, lamps, tables, etc. The above photos give you a small sampling of what they have. The first photo is the Geneva Phone …

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Digging in your garden just got a whole lot easier with the Rotoshovel!

NEWS – Rotoshovel to the rescue! No more back-breaking arduous digging with a shovel in the backyard to plant your garden. This innovative digging tool was created by Rick Goren and is a cordless electric handheld shovel and auger in one. It uses a rechargeable 12-volt lithium-ion battery that will run for 1.5 hours and …

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