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About Us

Gadget Review, founded in 2005, believes in true and honest reviews that will help any consumer, savvy or not, make the right purchase. Our team of experts work around the clock researching 100s of products and services every month to ensure that you buy not just the correct product, but the best product and/or service. See our extensive “best of lists”, reviews, comparisons and much more!

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Who We Are

Each staff member is a specialist in a category. What does this mean? Competency to the utmost degree without any of the fluff. Looking for a new smartphone? No problem. Our smartphone writers are experts in the field, and cover everything from cheap budget phones, to smartphones including Apple’s iPhone and the wide assortment of android phones, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Need a new security system (and with that a piece of mind for your family)? We’ll tell you which Home Security System is best and why.

Our History

Gadget Review has been publishing content on the web for over 15 years. We started as a small blog to a publication that now sees over 1mm individuals like yourself every month. Our site has been featured and mentioned by thousands of media outlets, including Wired, Lifewire, Bloomberg, Forbes, Money, and many more.

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At Gadget Review we realize it’s never a question of one product or one review. Because of that our editorial staff develops content that includes, but isn’t limited to: hands on reviews, comparisons (ex. DISH vs DirecTV) and best of lists (ex. 8 of the Best Budgeting Software Apps for Mac). And if that isn’t enough, we also develop our own in-house comparison charts, which will help you cut through the clutter and get you to your product in minutes, not hours.

Gadget Review Staff

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Christen da Costa – Founder/Co-CEO

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since he was small he’s been pushing buttons – both electronic and human. Christen founded Gadget Review in 2005 and has been publishing on the web well before then (i.e. BBS).

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Rex Freiberger – Co-CEO

As a full stack marketer, Rex directs and oversees the sites operations, marketing, monetization and content strategy. He’s been known to dabble in a gadget or ten. But only when he’s not performing on camera.


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Al Landes – Product Reviews Managing Editor

If it’s a gadget, it’s all but guaranteed that Conner has used it, played with it or at the very least written about it. Conner manages the product reviews team, ensuring that content is not only grammatically correct, but technically accurate.

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Debanjan Chowdhury – Product Reviews Contributor

I am a student who likes to read comics, build PCs, play games, and discuss tech stuff. I also love geeking out over comic book movies and TV shows. Just your average nerd.

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Ernest Walugembe – Product Reviews Contributor

Ernest Walugembe is a writer and tech enthusiast. He delights in helping consumers get the information they need to make informed buying decisions.

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Kenn Muguna – Product Reviews Contributor

Kenn is a writer that’s fascinated by all things tech. Having been born curious about how everything works, he spends his time taking things apart to put them back together, and shares what he finds out through writing.

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Tara Cuvelier – Consumer Advice Managing Editor

Always up for new learning new things, Tara has played a variety of roles over the years, including an opera singer, park ranger, and a geek culture journalist. Currently, she is quite literally squeaking her way through as a novice violinist. With a deep love for the written word in all its forms, she enjoys seeking out ways to indulge this passion, and when she’s not editing, she’s working on her own creative writing projects.

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Nikshep Myle – Contributor

Nikshep is a freelance writer and editor. He’s passionate about self-transformation and loves to research, experiment, and write about tech, travel, health, and fitness. When he’s not writing, you’ll find him meditating, traveling, discovering new music, and indulging in adventurous and creative pursuits.

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Justin Caldwell – Contributor

Justin obtained his degree in Computer Science and MBA at Baker University. He loves learning and writing about technology and has a passion for its application in our everyday lives.

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Dorian Smith-Garcia – Contributor

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal expert, influencer, and writer who is the creator behind The Anti Bridezilla and the founder of the indie beauty brand, Kawaii Girl Cosmetics. Her diverse writing background features bylines with Romper, Glowsly, The Drive, Car Bibles, Unwinder, Inverse, Healthline, and more covering consumer goods, health, parenting, and beauty topics. When she’s not writing you can find her gathering stamps in her passport, spending time with her husband and daughter, learning another language, or creating makeup wizardry on herself.

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Ryan McBride – Contributor

Ryan is a writer based in Los Angeles. He studied literature at the New School and science writing at UC Santa Barbara. He previously worked as a car reviewer, ghostwriter, teaching assistant and English Language teacher.

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Ryan Hansen – Contributor

Whether it’s LEGO, Star Wars, video games, or tech (or a combination of all four!), it’s safe to say Ryan interests lie squarely in the “nerd” category. He’s been writing since a young age, exploring the real world and fantasy worlds alike, and hopes to publish novels one day. Ryan lives in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains with his wife and three kids.

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Beth Huston – Resource Contributor

Beth has an eye for all things editorial, overshadowed only by her drive to understand everything through dedicated research. You can find Beth reading fantasy in her spare time… especially if it’s by Brandon Sanderson.

Coby McKinley

Coby McKinley – Resource Contributor

Coby writes out of Louisville, Kentucky, and he is a graduate of Indiana University. He founded GameControllerReviews.com in 2019 and is a regular contributor to FightFreaks.co as a pre-fight analyst.

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Jedediah Smith – Resource Contributor

I’m a musician, recording engineer/producer, and a writer based in Queens. I live with one black cat named Elsa. I consider myself an expert on just about all things tech and gadget related.

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Lawrence Bonk – Resource Contributor

Lawrence Bonk is a cat and technology enthusiast with more than ten years of professional experience in editing and writing. He likes oatmeal (not his cat’s name). And he loves consumer insights, especially when they’re related to technology.

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Nathan Rizzuti – Resource Contributor

An abiding consumer, Nathan cares a great deal about advocating and informing fellow users on their latest rights, options, and news updates concerning their beloved and expanding assembly of gadgets.

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