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

Lightsaber chopsticks earn glowing reviews

ARTICLE – My family of four toasted New Years in our own special way this year: With sushi from our favorite restaurant and glowing lightsaber chopsticks by Chomp Sabers. As a parent, it’s hard to find bright spots in this dark winter, as our kids are missing their friends and extended family (I am, too!). …

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2020 (part 3)

ARTICLE – Here’s part 3 of the Gadgeteer team’s favorite gear from 2020. Check out part 1 and part 2. Matt Sailors BESTEK M-Care Sonic Electric Toothbrush (MRB402D) and Electric Toothbrush Disinfection Box (MRB402D-H) Combo review The M-Care Sonic Electric Toothbrush and its accompanying charger/disinfection box has been a great performer for the past 6 …

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2020 (part 2)

ARTICLE – Here’s part 2 of the Gadgeteer team’s favorite gear from 2020. Check out part 1 and part 3 too! Dave Moore SleepPhones Bluetooth Headphones review SleepPhones have rapidly become one of my favorite gadgets of 2020. I use them nightly to assist in blocking out little noises that would have otherwise distracted me …

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2020 (part 1)

ARTICLE – A few weeks ago I asked everyone on the Gadgeteer team to send me a list of their favorite products of 2020. 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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So what was the Jupiter-Saturn conjunction?

ARTICLE – On 12/21/2020 we witnessed the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter.  What really happened? As I have mentioned in the past, they told me I should have been an astronaut as I was just taking up space in school, so let’s talk about space, specifically, last night’s Jupiter-Saturn conjunction. Last night, about an hour …

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How To : The easiest way to install iOS apps on your new M1 MacBook!

ARTICLE – I recently replaced my refurbed 12in MacBook with a shiny new 13 inch MacBook Pro with Apple’s new M1 processor. One of the features of the M1 that I was excited to try is the ability to run iOS apps on a MacBook. Yes, it’s possible and yes, it’s awesome… some iOS apps …

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Drawful helps entertain us at a distance

ARTICLE – I’m a big fan of Jackbox and their quirky, online party games. In my house, these have become a go-to during quarantine and social distancing, as we’ve hosted virtual games nights with family and friends, near and afar. Our latest favorite Jackbox game is Drawful. It combines three fun elements in one game: …

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The Gadgeteer team’s top 5 review items that we’d buy again (Part 4)

TEAM ARTICLE – Here is part 3 of our on-going series that answers the question: Which gadgets do we enjoy using so much that we would spend our hard-earned money to replace them? Be sure to also check out part 1, part 2, and part 3 as well. Julie Strietelmeier Apple Watch I was given a refurbished series …

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The Gadgeteer team’s top 5 review items that we’d buy again (Part 3)

TEAM ARTICLE – Here is part 3 of our on-going series that answers the question: Which gadgets do we enjoy using so much that we would spend our hard-earned money to replace them? Be sure to also check out part 1, part 2, and part 4 as well. Brook & Mason Miller Hall Exway electric …

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The Gadgeteer team’s top 5 review items that we’d buy again (Part 2)

TEAM ARTICLE – Here is part 2 of our on-going series that will answer the question: do you ever wonder about all the products that we review here on The Gadgeteer and which gadgets we enjoy using so much that we would spend our hard-earned money to replace them? Be sure to also check out …

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The Gadgeteer team’s top 5 review items that we’d buy again (Part 1)

TEAM ARTICLE – Do you ever wonder about all the products that we review here on The Gadgeteer? Which gadgets does the team enjoy using so much that we would spend our hard-earned money to replace? That’s what we’re going to tell you in an on-going series that starts today. Enjoy! Also check out part …

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I’m all in with Apple – Julie’s gadget diary

ARTICLE – Multiple times over the years I’ve tried to switch from Android to an iPhone and it just never worked out. But recently I’ve made the switch in a big way and of all things, I have COVID to thank for it. How did a global pandemic make me switch back to an iPhone …

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How to watch more YouTube videos in half the time!

  ARTICLE – I need to come clean. I’m a YouTube addict. I watch 30-50 videos a day on various topics that interest me. How the heck do I have time to watch that many videos when I work a full-time 8hrs a day job, manage all of my Gadgeteer tasks, write reviews, workout, and …

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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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