Pogo! Products VRC-400 Universal Remote Control Review

Product Requirements: Up to four home theater components, including: Cable (S/A Explorer and other Cable boxes) or Satellite, TV or TV/VCR , VCR or DVD and Audio equipments, and two AA batteries Is your coffee table starting to look like a wasteland of remote controls? Or perhaps your TV remote has been dropped one to …

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Tapwave Zodiac Cradle Review

Product Requirements: Tapwave Zodiac1 or 2 and a power/sync cable When Julie and I posted our review of the Tapwave Zodiac2 last month, I mentioned that I had ordered the separately available cradle. I am sure that for some, a cable is the idea solution, but I like using a cradle because I enjoy having …

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Contour Design Perfit Mouse Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows PC, MAC The lowly computer mouse is an often overlooked PC peripheral. Quite often, users will buy a new input device only when their current one has become defective. This is surprising considering the fact that we use the mouse much more than other add-on hardware. If you’ve ever needed to …

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iAudio CW300 MP3 Player Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 98, 2000, ME or XP Early this year, I reviewed JetAudio’s iAudio CW200 MP3 Player. I found it to be a great small form factor player, that had enough extra features to overshadow the fact that it was not expandable (no memory card slot) and could not play WMA files. JetAudio’s …

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Read about Featured Gadgeteer – Eric F. Schetley

Name: Eric F. Schetley Location: Pittsburg, PA So what makes me think I’ve got what it takes to be a Gadgeteer? Well, I do read this site… 😉 The sarcastic geek typing this is Eric Schetley, an overgrown boy who loves his toys. I’m a PC Support Specialist at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer …

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Smart ID WiFi Detector Review

  Fans of wireless networking (otherwise known as WiFi, 802.11b, or g) will probably have heard the term Warchalking before. For those of you that are unfamiliar with this term, warchalking is the practice of marking a series of symbols on sidewalks and walls to indicate nearby wireless access points. When these symbols are seen …

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Julie’s Gear Diary – 2003-12-01

Santa is making his scheduled appearance at this Gadgeteer’s house early this season. This past weekend I finally got the nerve to replace my ancient 27″ (no S-Video) Magnavox TV with the Mitsubishi 65″ rear projection TV. I also sprung for an HDTV tuner for my DirecTV and the local networks (Indianapolis) that are now …

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Sportgear Neo Azen Storm Proof Lighter Review

Christmas is coming, and for those with a camper, hunter, outdoorsman or anyone else on the gift list that might need a lighter which can perform under adverse conditions, there is the latest offering from Sportgear‘s Azen Storm Proof Lighters line. Similar to their lighters that I reviewed last year, the new Neo (900 series)  …

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