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The Kelvin8 is a roadside multi-tool for emergency situations

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NEWS – Most multi-tools that we like to review here on The Gadgeteer have features like knives, pliers, and screwdrivers. The Kelvin8 multi-tool is not that kind of tool. This is a handy multi-tool for those times when you might find yourself in a roadside emergency, at home without power due to a storm, or […]

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AOBOSI 12V 42-Quart Portable Car Fridge with Built-In Speakers and a Battery review

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REVIEW – Ever since I purchased my home in the suburbs, I have been working on relaxing more and enjoying my backyard and the amenities close by such as the nature Preserve that is great for hikes and picnicking and of course the beach. A couple of years ago I reviewed A couple of years

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SJoyBring JOY-7082 2.5K Dash Cam review

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REVIEW – These days, most modern vehicles include features like a decent-sized display screen and if purchased with additional features, the inclusion of Carplay. In my household, one of the vehicles is a 2014 Subaru Impreza that did not come with any such feature. However, the driver of the car needs navigation and really like

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BLUETTI’s SwapSolar keeps your gear charged and drinks chilled on your epic road trips 

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SPONSORED NEWS – Geared up for a road trip and want to keep your favorite beers and drinks refreshingly cool? BLUETTI is launching its first ecosystem product within its diverse lineup- the SwapSolar, an industry-first duo of AC180T swappable solar generator and MultiCooler 3-in-1 portable car fridge, bringing a new level of comfort and convenience

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CARLUEX AIR Wireless CarPlay/Android Auto Adapter review – a clever way to go wireless or even standalone

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REVIEW – When we purchased our car a few years ago, I was immediately annoyed with the requirement to plug my phone in every time I wanted to use Android Auto. I’ve tried another “convert wired Apple Carplay/Android Auto to wireless” dongles in the past, but was plagued with disconnects and dropped connections so I

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Outphorce HS1 cordless, portable, hand vacuum with blower review

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REVIEW – I hate cleaning out my car, mainly because I have to drag our upright home vacuum cleaner out to the garage and wrestle it around the car to vacuum out the inside.  It’s a pain, and if you have ever done that yourself, you know what I am talking about.  Now, we do

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XTOOL InPlus IP819 Bidirectional OBDII Scan Tool review – When your vehicle is sick, this device tells you why

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REVIEW – Cars today are rolling computers now so if you want to figure out what your check engine light means you need an OBDII port scanner device. XTOOL asked me to review their new InPlus IP819 Smart Diagnostics Tool, so I jumped at the chance to see how my 13-year-old car is holding up.

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This $96 Apple and Android compatible car display packs an entertainment punch

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DEAL NEWS – Upgrade your road-trip game with this 6.8″ Foldable Touchscreen Car Display with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Support. Purchase it today for $95.99 (reg. $159). A certain sense of enjoyment comes with getting ready for a road trip. Loading up your phone or tablet with your favorite albums and podcasts in anticipation

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Give the gift of driving safety with the 70mai Omni dashcam!

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DEAL NEWS – If you’re still trying to come up with gift ideas for the people on your holiday list, why not consider the 70mai Omni dashcam? The 70mai Omni is the world’s first-ever 360° rotating dash cam. Omni has been designed to provide all-around protection with its AI motion and collision detection. I reviewed

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Pelsee P12 Pro Max 4k+2.5K rear view mirror dashcam review –  To savor the scenery and record the rambunctiousness!

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  REVIEW – If you ask a dozen witnesses for a report of an event, you’ll get 12 different versions. When stuff happens, dashcams like Pelsee’s P12 Pro Max dashcam should be an integral part of every chariot for protection from shenanigans or reminisce of road trips! Let’s have a closer look… What is it?

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Ombar DC42 Dash Cam review – a cheap insurance policy while driving

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REVIEW – Dash cameras have become inexpensive, small, and the quality of the imagery has really improved in the last few years. With all that improvement, it seems like a no-brainer to get a dash cam.  At best, you could protect yourself in a lawsuit or dispute with an insurance company. Or you can just

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The Carsule is the perfect gift for an adventurer — and it’s just $279.97 for Black Friday

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DEAL NEWS – Want to create a portable living space anywhere you roam? The Carsule Pop-Up Cabin might be the answer, especially at the limited-time Black Friday price of $279.97 (reg. $379). Who doesn’t love hitting the open road? For any travel-hungry family and friends on your holiday list, it probably isn’t in the budget

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