Theresa Villeneuve

Gadgeteer team – gear we’re using in 2022 (Theresa Villeneuve)

ARTICLE – At the risk of sounding a bit cranky, this will include references to my workplace that are, uh, not so complimentary. I’m a college professor and while some may think that means we’re smart or something, really it just means we are experts at one tiny little sliver of stuff, and we’re pretty …

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Sportneer Smart Scale review – The perfect gadget for your New Year’s resolution

REVIEW – We just rang in 2022 and I think we all know what that means:  New Year resolutions to lose weight!  But what if I just made better choices during the holiday season?  Only a cold hard dose of reality could possibly make me do that, and it arrived on my doorstep one day …

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Soulhand USB Electric 5 in 1 Travel Coffee Grinder Review

REVIEW – Life is too short for bad coffee. Hotels are not known for good coffee.  These two facts are the reason I try to travel with my own coffee gear when I’m on vacation.  I don’t need fancy coffee, I just need coffee that doesn’t suck, and I need it before I emerge from …

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Oupes 600W Portable Power Station review

REVIEW – Have I been called a prepper?  Guilty.  I try to be super prepped for an earthquake, which is far and away the most likely natural disaster to hit Southern California.  When the Oupes power station came up for review, it was one piece of equipment that was missing from my kit, and I …

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Flexispot Sit2Go 2-in-1 fitness chair review – Workout while working from home

REVIEW – When I’m back at work I clock a couple of miles of walking a day, so although I spend a fair amount of time sitting, I didn’t worry about the whole “sitting is the new smoking” thing.  However, thanks to unlimited access to streaming services and remote working, I’m far more sedentary than …

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Invoxia LongFi GPS Tracker review

REVIEW – Everyone in my family has traded in privacy for convenience.  We all share our location with Google and each other, we have smart devices listening to us throughout our house and we don’t kid ourselves that our phones aren’t eavesdropping all the time. When the Invoxia GPS tracker came up for review, I …

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