The Editors

Dana McCoy, Senior Editor
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Dana McCoy is the alternative media and platform editor for Gadget Gals. Equipped with an extensive and diverse test lab in her basement, Dana conducts Gadget Gals reviews of non-Microsoft technologies from Apple, Palm, and others. Dana also reviews family-oriented books, movies, theater, and events, and comments on the roles of women in the family, the community, and the workplace.

 

Dena Wiley, Senior Editor
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After many years of experience commenting on the Vegas entertainment scene, Dena Wiley began reviewing consumer electronics technologies for Gadget Gals in 2003. A long-time resident of Nevada, Dena is a regular at technology conventions and trade shows held in Nevada and California and continues to write entertainment reviews of new Las Vegas shows and events.

 

Vicci Haskins, Senior Editor
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Vicci Haskins is the Senior Editor in Charge and Project Manager for Gadget Gals, and oversees all content development and editorial assignments. Prior to taking the reigns at Gadget Gals, Vicci's background included leadership roles in software training and developing content for print, online and broadcast media covering diverse technology and travel topics.

 

DanaLynn Swartz, Editor/Writer
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Dana has wide-ranging professional experience spanning more than 20 years as a writer and entertainer. In her role as staff entertainment writer, Dana manages book and movie editorials, and covers a variety of live performance arts. Often supported by her teenage daughters when covering technology reviews, Dana also writes about consumer electronics from a non-technical woman's perspective.

 

Jessica Nicole, Editor/Writer
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Jessica is the youngest member of the Gadget Gals editorial team, writing travel and portable technology reviews and covering new media topics.  Jessica's travels have included destinations in all four hemispheres, sometimes staying in five-star resorts and youth hostels in the same trip.

 

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Fit Bit

05-06-2014 Hits:2989 Health & Fitness Vicci Haskins

Fit Bit

The FitBit Tracker is a very small health and fitness monitoring device designed to track your fitness and health activities 24 hours a day.  The device, designed to clamp over...

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SAITEK Cyborg Commander Unit

14-04-2014 Hits:4484 Computers J. Clancy

SAITEK Cyborg Commander Unit

I enjoyed using the Commander Unit immensely. The device was sturdy, very comfortable and had a natural feel. It works extremely well with a notebook pc that lacks a number...

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T-Mobile Dash: Weak PDA or Powerful Phon…

09-04-2014 Hits:12645 Cell Phones Vicci Haskins

T-Mobile Dash: Weak PDA or Powerful Phone?

T-Moblie's newest phone suffers a bit from being caught in the middle of the road a bit. As a phone, it is enormously powerful and maybe a bit too complex...

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New Orleans Update

14-02-2014 Hits:4444 Romantic Getaways Vicci Haskins

New Orleans Update

Two years ago this time, we were delighted to spend a full week in New Orleans touring the sites, visiting the attractions, eating the food, and sharing this wonderful city...

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DLO Transpod FM

28-12-2013 Hits:5155 MP3 Players Dana McCoy

DLO Transpod FM

There are many solutions on the market today for taking your iPod along with you in the car, but this little 'gadget' may be the easiest, most convenient solution. What...

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The DaVinci Code, by Dan Brown

20-12-2013 Hits:3740 Books Ricki Lee

The DaVinci Code, by Dan Brown

Soon to be a movie starring Tom Hanks, this best-selling author deserves a second look. In The DaVinci Code, Dan Brown takes us beyond the main plot and leads us...

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Logitech Z-5450 Digital Speakers

15-12-2013 Hits:4459 Digital Living Room Vicci Haskins

Logitech Z-5450 Digital Speakers

No more running cables or tripping over speaker wires. Logitech's new 315 watt wireless speaker system offers an instant surround sound solution for both the office and home environments.

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The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant

14-11-2013 Hits:3743 Books Ricki Lee

The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant

From a pure fictional point of view, I truly enjoyed this new book by Anita Diamant. The female characters were well drawn, the prose was almost lyrical, the plot moved...

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LG CE110 Cell Phone

08-11-2013 Hits:5763 Cell Phones Chelsea Wiley

LG CE110 Cell Phone

The LG CE110 is a sporty, lightweight, slim phone targeted at a young generation of cell phone user who are expecting new features in a flip phone. Most would consider...

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Juice Multi-Charger

28-10-2013 Hits:4886 Emerging Tech Ricki Lee

Juice Multi-Charger

Christmas is around the corner and it is time to start on our 2005 Christmas Gadget-Gals Wish List. For 2005, our first addition is the Juice Multi-Charger introduced earlier this...

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Orlando - Howey-in-the-Hills

14-10-2013 Hits:3877 Romantic Getaways Vicci Haskins

Orlando - Howey-in-the-Hills

Our latest trip to Orlando drew us out of the city to stay at the fabulous Mission Inn, 40 miles north in the township of Howey-in-the-Hills. In addition to the...

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Disneyland - A Kid's Perspective

08-10-2013 Hits:4167 Family Travel Lauren and Chelsea

Disneyland - A Kid's Perspective

The Gadget Gals took two of the youngest and newest writers to Disneyland with us in 2003 and both submitted articles for our website. Below thier individual experience and perspective...

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The Road Less Traveled, by Scott Peck

12-09-2013 Hits:3911 Books Ricki Lee

The Road Less Traveled, by Scott Peck

It is hard to believe that Scott Peck's classic is already 25 years old, for the principles contained in this volume are as relevant today as they ever were. From...

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Nokia E62 Gets Our Nod for Best Internet…

10-09-2013 Hits:5560 Cell Phones Dena Wiley

Nokia E62 Gets Our Nod for Best Internet Phone

The Nokia E62's big-button full QWERTY keyboard makes it one of our favorite PDA phones, and while the processor is a bit slow and the operating system takes a some...

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Altec Lansing’s inMotion iM3

01-09-2013 Hits:5257 MP3 Players Dana McCoy

Altec Lansing’s inMotion iM3

The Altec Lansing iM3 is a must have for any iPod user who travels - whether it be from state to state, country to country, or room to room within...

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San Francisco - China Town Revisited

15-08-2013 Hits:3860 Romantic Getaways Ricki Lee

San Francisco - China Town Revisited

I think China Town in San Francisco has to be about my favorite place in the whole world, not just because of the delightful shopping and food, but because of...

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Panasonic's W5 Toughbook

10-08-2013 Hits:6451 Computers Jessica Nicole

Panasonic's W5 Toughbook

From the moment I laid eyes on Panasonic’s CF-W5 Toughbook I was in heaven. Having previously owned a 17” 12lb laptop I constantly had to lug the thing around from...

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T-mobile's Motorola RIZR Z3

09-08-2013 Hits:6513 Cell Phones Jessica Nicole

T-mobile's Motorola RIZR Z3

The Motorola RIZR Z3 by T-mobile is a lightweight, fairly priced, stylish device. Weighing in at just under four ounces, while still a slim phone, the RIZR Z3 is a...

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Cirque du Soleil "La Nouba"

09-08-2013 Hits:5431 Concerts Jessica Nicole

Cirque du Soleil "La Nouba"

From start to finish Cirque du Soleils "La Nouba" is saturated with riveting, jaw-dropping performances. The show is housed in a glowing "Big Top" theater in the heart of Downtown...

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Concord 5340z Digital Camera

01-08-2013 Hits:4487 Cameras Jessica Nicole

Concord 5340z Digital Camera

Most of all, the Concord’s 5340z digital camera impressed me with it’s ease of use. The instruction manual, although brief, was easy to read and understand. Because of the idiot...

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