Guess who’s back.


Since I started working at Samsung Switzerland back in 2013, I wasn’t posting much. Close to nothing. But now GadgetChecker is back. Yay! If you’re asking yourself: no, I didn’t get fired.

Since I work for a company that does a lot of gadgets, I’ll cover a lot of Samsung gadgets and yes, I’ll be biased, yes, I’ll write mainly about the good stuff. Otherwise, I would have a real problem at work.

The good thing: you’ll see new stuff from Samsung very early.


The next gadget however comes from an Australian company called KNOG – they are known for their bicycle lights as you might have seen in earlier posts but in this case, I’ll review a retractable, keyless, steel cable lock called MILKMAN COMBO. Stay tunded!


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Galaxy S4 zoom hands-on

My friend Stephan Gubler did a hands-on with the GALAXY S4 zoom and tried out the “in-call photo share” feature that permits you to make a call, take a photo during the call and send it to the person you’re having a phone conversation, while still being on the phone with that very person. Sounds a little confusing, I know.
I had to edit this on YouTube so don’t expect a masterpiece 😉

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Engine sounds of the battery age

Have you ever wondered what happens, when more and more vehicles in our traffic become noiseless, because they are powered with a battery and not with gas?

Will it be necessary for pedestrians to look out even more because they can’t rely on their ears anymore? Or will there be a law that says “vehicles with a speed above x km/h or mp/h must have an artificial engine sound, so it’s recognizable from far away?

Audi R8 E-Tron

I know that Audi has composed a special sound for their R8 E-TRON electric driven super-sports-car. But what about electric-motorcycles and such?

Zero Motorcycles

Listen to my thoughts in the following podcast after the jump.

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Casio G-SHOCK Gravity Defier GW-A1000

First things first:

I’ve been a G-SHOCK ambassador since about 1998 so I get the watches for free. This also means that I’m kind of biased. But I encourage you to look at the whole review and judge for yourself.

Gee-Jay says good bye, see you next time!

Casio has a tradition of building very tough watches that take quite some beating. It all started in 1983. That’s when the G-SHOCK brand was presented to the world. The “G” stands for Gravity.

In 2009 they started to do watches that resemble pilots watches, the GRAVITY DEFIER series.

Today, we’re looking at the GW-A1000D-1A aka Sky Cockpit. That specific model displayed is being sold in Switzerland for CHF 898.- and in the US for $ 600.- 



GW-A1000D-1AER Overview
GW-A1000D-1AER Overview

I’m going to show you through it right after the jump.

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