Gear Diary

Gear diary entries from the-gadgeteer v2

Protect your gadgets with Invisible SHIELD – Special Gadgeteer Discount

If you’re looking for a way to protect your iPhone without increasing its size and weight, check out the Invisible Shield. It has been  specifically designed to protect every inch of the iPhone while maintaining the original look. The shield is a clear film that is cut to the exact dimensions of the phone. It …

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Video of the Day – How To Make Your Computer More Green

You may have noticed that I’ve been testing a video widget on The Gadgeteer for a few weeks now and today I want to test drive a daily video feature where I will choose a short video from 5min.com that I think is interesting and share it with all of you. If you want to …

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Rapid Repair Performs Surgery on the Zune HD

While I’m waiting to fondle my own Zune HD, which is waiting for me at home, I’ve been checking out Rapid Repair’s Zune HD Repair Guide. These guys received their Zune today too and the first thing they did was take it apart! Shudder 😉 They have more guts than I do.

Desktop or laptop? Help me choose my next computer

It’s time for me to decide what my next computer will be. I’ve been using a desktop as my main machine since I purchased my first computer back when 10mb (yes, I said MegaByte) hard drives were considered ginormous. The question I’m trying to answer for myself is – should I finally ditch the desktop …

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Are you worried that your cellphone may be turning your brain into pudding?

You either worry about SAR or you don’t. SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate, which is the unit of measurement for the amount of RF energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. I don’t think about it very often, but once in awhile it crosses my mind that I probably should not …

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E-Day Electricity Monitor Reviews on YouTube

If you’re a fan of BBC Comedy (and even if you’re not), you should check out these YouTube videos with Jon Plowman. He does some quick reviews of a bunch of different electricity monitoring devices for Energy Saving Day 2009. E-Day 2009 takes place on the Isles of Scilly on October 6 and is the …

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New invention smackdowns – Yak About It

I love to learn about new products and inventions. I’m guessing that since you’re visiting The Gadgeteer, that you do too. If that is the case, you need to check out a new site called Yak About It. Each day they put up two new products that you’ve probably never seen from independent inventors and …

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Email your Grandma, even if she doesn’t have a computer

Do you sometimes wish that you could email the latest family news and pictures to Grandma or Grandpa, but can’t because they don’t have a computer? Sunnygram offers an email service to connect to these “unplugged” people in your life. With Sunnygram, you assign an email address to a non-emailer (such as Grandma@sunnygram.com), and then …

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You’ve heard of RPG and MMORPGs. But what about CMO games?

CMO stands for Casual Multiplayer Online game. Yeah, who knew right? Faunasphere is a new game from Big Fish Games that you play through your browser. No special downloads are required and it’s completely free. The whole premise is that you’re on this world that’s been overrun by pollution. It’s your job to interact with …

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Buy PocketMac RingtoneStudio2 and help kids get a laptop

Tim Goggin of PocketMac just sent me an email about a new promotion that they are having that may be of interest to iPhone users. Starting today PocketMac is partnering with the charity, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) to raise money for their efforts in the the first promotion of its kind. For every copy …

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MusicSkins Amps up Custom Skins for Personal Electronics

MusicSkins is a leading provider of premium quality illustrated vinyl protective coverings known as “skins” for personal electronic devices. MusicSkins initially offered a product line of skins featuring music-industry related images of artists, bands, musicians and DJs to appeal to music fans, but today they have announced the launch of their new Customizer.  This is …

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Female gadget reviewers wanted (guys can apply too)

I’m wanting to add a handful of new contributors to The Gadgeteer’s already outstanding team of writers. We currently have 15 people on the team (including myself), and all but 3 of us are of the male variety. Don’t get me wrong, I love the guys on my team, but I think we need a …

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