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Make your own pencils with this insanely awesome kit!

NEWS – I feel like I’m a pretty crafty person. I’ve made my own leather notebook covers, I like to draw, and I’m currently trying to learn to sew on a vintage Singer sewing machine. I’ve always been interested in getting into woodworking but have only dabbled in it with not good results (I tried …

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Waterfield Designs Cycling iPhone Wallet and Jersey Pocket Tool Case fit your phone and more

NEWS – I’m a big fan of protecting my smartphone, which is an expensive and fairly delicate investment for the millions of us who carry one every day.  Check out Waterfield Designs Cycling iPhone Wallet and Jersey Pocket Tool Case, which are intended to not only protect your smartphone and cycling tools, but also help …

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Organize and silence key jingle without adding bulk

NEWS – Key jingle is obviously a first-world problem. But what the heck, let’s solve it! Today I bring you the Keysmart Mini. We’ve reviewed other Keysmart key organizers in the past, but they were all full-sized. The mini is… well… mini! The Keysmart Mini key organizer is designed to hold up to 5 keys …

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Hushme is the most ridiculous Bluetooth headset I’ve ever seen!

NEWS – Straight from the Gadgeteer wacky files comes Hushme. No, it’s not a muzzle for a cannibal. It’s a Bluetooth headset that allows you to receive calls and talk to people without those around you being able to hear what you say. Why do I think the Hushme is wacky? Let me count the …

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Smooth out the rough edges on your 3D prints with this tool

NEWS – I recently reviewed the sub $100 Easythreed K7 mini 3D printer and I have to say that the 3D printing bug has bitten me. As I wait for another (better) 3D printer to come along that I can review or buy, I’ve been watching lots of YouTube videos and dancing the web for …

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2 weeks from now, we’ll get all the Pixel 6 details!

NEWS – In 2 weeks we’ll learn everything there is to know about the Pixel 6 – not that there’s much left to learn that we don’t already know at this point as Google hasn’t kept many secrets. I haven’t used a Pixel as my daily driver since the Pixel 2 XL three years ago …

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Apple has a Steve Jobs video tribute to mark 10yrs since he passed

NEWS – Has it really been 10 years since Steve Jobs passed away from pancreatic cancer? I didn’t know it either until I was visiting Apple.com this morning (10/5/21) and saw Apple’s Celebrating Steve video tribute to Steve and the awesome products that he brought to geeks around the world. Be sure and go to …

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Instead of a can of whoop-ass, how about a can of rope?

NEWS – Rapid Rope lets you carry 120 feet of rope in your backpack without all the bulk that can weigh you down. This Coke can-sized canister holds 120 feet of 1100 lb test cord. Use it around the house, use it while camping, put it in your car for emergencies. The use case ideas …

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Order your Apple Watch Series 7 this Friday, October 8

NEWS – Apple has announced that pre-orders for the new Apple Watch Series 7 will go live this Friday, October 8, at 8 AM ET. During its California Streaming event in September, Apple announced two updated watch models but did not provide any price or ordering information other than a starting price of $399 and …

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This credit card sized multi-tool system has 80+ functions!

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – You know we love our multi-tools around here and we especially like unique and unusual multi-tools. I think the Universal 4.0 Credit Card Multitool Knife & 80+Tool from MRF fits both of those criteria. This EDC tool card is available in stainless steel, Titanium, and even one with a Cerakote ceramic coating. …

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Yamaha releases new, affordable, smaller, true wireless earbuds

NEWS – Legendary musical and audio equipment manufacturer Yamaha has released a new pair of true wireless earbuds, the TW-E3B, their smallest and lightest option available. Coming in at 25% smaller than the previous TW-E3A model, they’re still not the smallest earbuds available but are considerably more sleek than what Yamaha had to offer before. …

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Mechanical keyboard geeks will drool over these stainless steel keycaps!

NEWS – Who knew that the clickity clacky goodness of mechanical keyboards turn keyboard customization into a popular hobby with geeks like us and we have quite a few mechanical keyboard reviews here on The Gadgeteer to prove it. But today I have something a little different for you. It’s not news about a new …

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New streaming gear from Razer – get started streaming on a budget

NEWS – Razer, a company known for its computer hardware and gaming peripherals, has introduced new budget-friendly versions of two of its existing streaming products – the Kiyo X webcam and Ripsaw X HDMI capture card. The Kiyo X USB webcam gives users a choice between 1080p 30 fps or 720p 60 fps modes, allowing …

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Holystone’s latest HS710 4K drone won’t break your wallet

NEWS – The HS710 Ultralight 4K GPS Drone is Holystone’s latest drone for people who can’t afford DJI prices but still want a folding drone with 4K video capture, long battery life, and a nice selection of useful flight modes. This is a GPS drone for adults and features a 120°wide angle lens and remote-controlled …

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Here’s an iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max case that has a special cutout for a MagSafe charger

NEWS – Fans of wood, leather, and iPhones are no doubt familiar with Pad&Quill, the makers of handmade book-style leather covers for folks who like old-world craftsmanship with modern features. That’s exactly with the new P&Q LeatherSafe cases are. They are cases that will remind you of an antique leatherbound book or journal. They feature …

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