Contour Showcase iPod Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: 3rd generation iPods: 10gb, 20gb, 30gb, 40gb What features are most important to you when it comes to buying a case for your iPod? Is it looks, protection, price, or usability that comes first on your feature list? If you are anything like me, all of those features are important to you, …

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iTunes Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X Every company is always looking for the “killer app.”  The software title that makes everyone just have to get a product.  Visicalc was the killer app for the Apple IIe, Lotus and WordPerfect were the killer apps for the original IBM computers and now …

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Spire Volt XL Backpack Review

Introduction About a month ago I received a Volt XL backpack from Cory Barnes at Spire USA. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Spire manufactures a range of backpacks, courier-type bags and protective cases. The Volt is not the first Spire product that I’ve tested; a few years ago I bought one of the first of Spire’s …

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Judie’s Gear Diary – 2003-11-06

My McAfee virus protection subscription ran out yesterday. Now I realize that I probably shouldn’t have waited until today to worry about it, but I did. So now, other than access to Trend Micro’s free online virus scan, I am feeling pretty defenseless. What do you all think is the best virus protection out there? …

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Intelligent Stick USB Drive Review

Product Requirements: A computer with a USB port There is something so James Bond about the product I am reviewing today… I can almost hear the music cuing in as Pierce Brosnan slips this tiny purple stick into an enemy’s computer, downloads all of their files, and then casually walks out of the evil lair …

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Judie’s Gear Diary – 2003-11-04

I have found a new time-waster that is making me wish I had paid more attention during geometry…Calypso, by funGames. The action starts with a grid full of empty hexagons. You remember those – a polygon with six edges and six ventricles, right? Similar to Tetris in a way, various shapes composed of joined heaxagons …

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Color Wireless Spy Cam with Audio Review

Product Requirements: Device: TV or Monitor with RCA audio / video inputs I’ve made it a personal goal to “tech out” my home as much as possible in the next few months. Even though I’m the Gadgeteer, I do not have the latest and greatest smart home products. Heck, even my TV is an old …

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Read About Featured Gadgeteer – Carin van Geijtenbeek

Name: Carin van Geijtenbeek Location: The Netherlands My name is Carin van Geijtenbeek. I live in Utrecht, The Netherlands and I am 26 years old. I am one of those rare female computer- and gadgets freaks. In 2001, I bought my first Palm, a IIIxe, later followed by a m505. Now I have a Palm …

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