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.

Keep your screen cleaner handy with the Waterbear Universal Screen Cleaner

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NEWS – I can’t stand fingerprints on my mobile devices. I usually use a microfiber cloth to clean them, but that means I have to find one first. The Waterbear Universal Screen Cleaner from KUVRD is a small cleaning patch or pad with silicone adhesive gel on the back (doesn’t leave residue) that you stick […]

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DAYLODGE AirHaven 40 is an inflatable awning for the side of your vehicle to protect you from the sun and elements

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NEWS – My husband enjoys rocketry. In the past, we would head out to a remote area where the Dallas Area Rocketry Society (DARS) would be launching rockets. Once there, we would pitch a pop-up canopy to protect us from the blazing Texas sun while my husband prepped his rockets for launch. The drawback to

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Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 5 smartwatch review – a fantastic, fast, and fun smartwatch

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REVIEW – I’ve been using Mobvoi’s TicWatch C2+ for the last few years and really enjoying it, but I’ve been thinking about an upgrade. Luckily, the TicWatch Pro 5 smartwatch recently came out and I was given the opportunity to review Mobvoi’s latest smartwatch. I had a blast using the Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 55 over

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The Fitbench Free has all your basic needs covered for a great weight-training workout

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NEWS – The Fitbench Free is a unique workout bench. It allows you to store four sets of dumbells and other equipment right on (or in) the bench. The bench has a soft-closing cushioned top and can be elevated to six different positions to tailor to your workout needs. It also has five steel anchor

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The Astronomy Gyroscope Watch Winder is functional AND mesmerizing

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NEWS – Automatic watches or self-winding watches use your motion to wind the watch’s mainspring to keep it running. When you aren’t wearing it, you can use a watch winder to create motion to keep the watch running. The Astronomy Gyroscope Watch Winder from Mainspring London is not just a watch winder but a beautiful

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Logitech Rugged Combo 3 Touch keyboard case for iPad 7, 8, and 9 review – a great keyboard case for students and educators

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REVIEW – I recently inherited an iPad 7th generation tablet from my kids. To make it more functional for me I wanted a keyboard case for it. The Logitech Rugged Combo 3 Touch keyboard case for iPad 7, 8, and 9 caught my eye. I had several things I wanted out of a keyboard case

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The MiniMeis G4 shoulder carrier keeps your youngster safe while giving them the thrill of seeing the world up high

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NEWS – The MiniMeis G4 shoulder carrier was developed by Scandinavian dads to make carrying your kids on your shoulders easier and safer. It is used to carry around kids ages 6 months to 4 years old (maximum weight: 40 lbs/18 kg). This carrier gives kids a great view of the world around them. The

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The MagSnap magnetic wristband keeps all your nuts and bolts handy

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NEWS – When fixing things around the house, one challenge is keeping track of all the screws, nuts, washers, drill bits, etc. for the project. The MagSnap wristband from Wrap-It Storage is a handy magnetic wristband that will help you with this task. But its unique feature is the snap band. You can easily attach

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This Wera screwdriver pops open to reveal neatly stored bits in the handle

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NEWS – The Kraftform Kompakt 20 Tool Finder 1 with pouch is a cool screwdriver from Wera that neatly stores six bits within the handle. With the push of a button located on the end of the handle, the screwdriver pops open to reveal the storage area for the bits. You have access to six

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Airthereal Revive Electric Kitchen Composter review – quickly and quietly reduces food waste volume

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REVIEW – I’ve been thinking about getting an electric kitchen composter for a while now. So when the Airthereal Revive Electric Kitchen Composter came up for review, I was eager to give it a try. The result? It handled all my food scraps well and greatly reduced the volume of the food waste that I

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The Gingko Smart Book Light is a beautiful statement piece for your desk

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NEWS – I love it when people re-imagine the design of common-place things. The Gingko Smart Book Light is one of those clever re-imaginings. This particular lamp is an LED light that looks like a leather-bound book and is a beautiful statement piece for your desk. This book light has water-proof, soft-touch, and tear-resistant pages

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Cocoon is a innovative eco-friendly 3D-printed SAWDUST decorative light

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NEWS – Creatively-designed lighting seems to draw my attention. The Cocoon light by HagenHinderdael (Sofia Hagen and Lisa Hinderdael) caught my eye not only because of its sleek organic shape but also because it is a 3D-printed sawdust decorative light fixture. Yep, that’s right – 3D-printed sawdust. Just look at it! Can you believe it?

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