Articles

Posts about a variety of topics which are not news and are not reviews.

The most popular kinds of drones we’ll see in 2019

ARTICLE – Consumers arguably became most familiar with drones by getting introduced to the ones that took photos from the sky. Those kinds are still popular, and many drone enthusiasts own them. But, like any other segment, the drone industry evolves to meet needs. Here are five kinds of drones most likely to gain prominence …

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Valentine’s Day 2019 gift guide

ARTICLE – Sound the alarms and get out your wallets because there are only seven days left until Valentine’s Day! If you haven’t already bought something for your partner in crime, significant other, sweetie, girlfriend, boyfriend, etc., here are a few gift ideas to help you out. NixPlay Seed Wave digital photo frame Nixplay makes …

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Gadgeteer time machine – Remembering the PalmPilot and its spinoffs

ARTICLE – For those of you who are new here, The Gadgeteer will be 22 years old this summer. That’s a long time to be writing about gadgets and as you can imagine, I’ve amassed quite a collection of devices over the years which I keep in a special drawer down in my Gadgeteer lair. …

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8 Gear pouches that will organize your EDC gear

VIDEO – I thought I’d try something a little different and created a video where I talk about 8 gear pouches from 5 companies that you can use to keep your EDC gear organized. Here are the pouches that are included in the video. Check out the video below and let me know if you’d …

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2018 (part 3)

ARTICLE – This is part 3 of the Gadgeteer team’s favorite products of 2018. Also be sure to check out part 1 and part 2. Andy Chen After a few months of using the Jabra Engage 75 headset, I still think “how did I ever use the phone at work without this?” In addition to …

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2018 (part 2)

ARTICLE – Here we go with part 2 of the Gadgeteer team’s favorite products of 2018. Also be sure to check out part 1 and part 3. Ryan Chapman I’m one of those folks who listens to music on a regular basis; whether outdoors, around the house, or in the shower. The EcoXGear EcoDrift Bluetooth speaker is …

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2018 (part 1)

ARTICLE – A few weeks ago I asked everyone on the Gadgeteer team to send me a list of their favorite 3-5 products of 2018. I told them that the products that they pick didn’t need to be restricted to the items that they had reviewed this year, but that they could include any products that …

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2018 Gift Guide – Senior gift ideas

ARTICLE – If you have older parents, grandparents, and friends on your holiday list this year, here are some gift ideas to help you out with your shopping tasks. NurtureWatch Everybody wants their independence, but some people have physical, emotional, mental, or other problems that mean they may need a little extra help maintaining that …

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The coolest advancements that happened in 3D printing in 2018

ARTICLE – As an innovation, 3D printing continues to amaze and impress technology enthusiasts with the extent of its possibilities. Here are five accomplishments that highlight how quickly 3D printing has improved and evolved. 1. We Can Make Lithium-Ion Batteries in Almost Any Shape Lithium-ion batteries power many electronic gadgets, ranging from mobile phones to …

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2018 Gift Guide – Tech gift ideas

ARTICLE – Call them geeks, call them techies, or call them nerds, but people who like gadgets, gear, and gizmos are sometimes the hardest people to buy for because there are so many products that fit in that niche that it’s hard to know what to pick. If you have techies on your holiday list …

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2018 Gift Guide – Gift ideas for photographers

ARTICLE – It’s Christmastime again, and time to make that shopping list. Here is a collection of great gift ideas for the photographer in your life, or maybe you are the photographer and you want to treat yourself this holiday season. Spider SpiderPro Single Camera System V2 camera holster This holiday season, give the photographer in …

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2018 Gift Guide – Car and driver gift ideas

ARTICLE – For some of us, our car is our biggest gadget purchase ever, so why not treat it (and yourself) to some useful and fun gifts this holiday season. Here is a selection of gift ideas that will add safety, convenience, and cleanliness to your favorite four-wheeled transportation device. SureCall N-Range Signal Booster If …

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2018 Gift Guide – Musician gift ideas

ARTICLE – It’s another year almost over, and it’s time to admit you still haven’t started music lessons for your child or yourself. Let’s look at some gift ideas for getting started learning to play an instrument like the rock god you know you must be! Squier Mini Strat by Fender While this may look …

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