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Act quickly and you can get the Fingbox for $69

NEWS – I reviewed the Fingbox in December 2017 here on the Gadgeteer. It is a small hockey puck-sized device that you connect to your router (it is NOT a firewall). It helps you to keep an inventory of the devices on your home WiFi network and will detect when a new device connects to your …

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Kano Computer Kit Touch review

REVIEW – Have you ever wanted to learn to program/code? Or maybe you have a young child who wants to write their own programs. The Computer Touch Kit from Kano will not only help you learn the fundamentals of programming, but it will let you do that learning on a touchscreen computer that you build yourself. …

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StarTech USB/SATA Drive Duplicator and Eraser review

The StarTech Drive Duplicator and Eraser for SATA and USB Flash Drives is a powerful, simple to use, and versatile tool for IT professionals or consumers who routinely need to manage a number of different types of data drives. Although it’s lacking in documentation and is a bit expensive at the suggested retail price of $796.99, the …

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Carved puts a little bit of nature on your tech

We love our gadgets, but sometimes they can be a little too… blah. After you see a hundred shiny black plastic or aluminum gadgets, you’ve seen them all. If you would like to find a way to make your phone, backup battery, speakers and more look different than everyone else’s, then you need to check …

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Penclic Mouse R2 Wireless pen-style mouse review

Workplace ergonomics have become a significant problem in the U.S., with repetitive strain and related injuries costing over $20 billion annually in healthcare costs and lost productivity. Swedish-based Penclic looks to combat this problem through design, producing ergonomic and comfortable computer accessories that emphasize comfort and productivity. For this review, I am testing the Penclic …

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Autonomous SmartDesk 2 standing desk review

In my business travels, I’ve been starting to see more standing desks appear in the offices of both large corporations and small startups.  As health related studies have recommended periodic standing breaks for workers that are desk-bound, the convenient benefits of a standing desk are obvious.  Here, we will be reviewing the SmartDesk 2 from …

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Norton Core router protects you at the network level – FINALLY!!

Finally!  A network router that protects all of your connected devices at the START – the point of entry!  No more buying piecemeal software for every device, every year!  It does have a subscription plan; $9.99 per month, but the first year is free.  And it’s from Norton, one of the best recognized, highly-respected names …

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Kanex MultiSync Foldable Travel Keyboard review

If you can touch type on your mobile device faster than you can tap type (I just made up that new term), then a Bluetooth keyboard is a useful productivity tool when you have a lot of text to enter. There are already eleventy billion different travel sized Bluetooth keyboards on the market, so let’s look …

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Epson WorkForce ET-16500 Wide-format EcoTank all-in-one printer review

We’ve needed a new color printer for a while now and I was fairly sure that I would go with a color laser printer because of their dependability and beautifully clear print qualities. However, when the Gadgeteer was offered the Epson WorkForce ET-16500 EcoTank Wide-format All-in-One Supertank printer that will print large formats like 11″ …

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DecaTxt one-handed Bluetooth keyboard review

What do all QWERTY keyboards have in common from the large clickity clackity USB keyboards to the smaller wireless keyboards? They all have dozens of keys. But less is more right? If that’s your motto then I don’t think you’ll ever look at another traditional keyboard again once you see the DecaTxt one-handed Bluetooth keyboard.

Logitech M720 Triathlon multi-device wireless mouse review

Ever since I reviewed the Logitech K780 multi-device keyboard back in October of last year, I’ve been looking for a mouse with the same connectivity features. The K780 keyboard has allowed me to use a full-sized keyboard to answer text messages on my Nexus 6P Android smartphone which is great because I can touch type on …

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