Pocket Gear

Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews, Wallets
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I'm an EDC (Everyday Carry) user. You know, those little tools, tech and other items that you use regularly to help with tasks throughout your day. However, EDC often consists of several items that you have no good way to organize while carrying. There are many pouch-type cases out there, but often these provide just… Read More

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Pocket survival tools are a great way to be prepared for those emergencies that randomly occur in life. To me, the two key features in a survival tool are functionality and size. If a survival tool does not have some minimum features such as a cutting edge and a fire starting tool it misses the mark… Read More

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At the end of December, I reviewed the Olight S2R Baton flashlight. I really like this flashlight because it has an easy to press button on the grip instead of the tail cap, and it uses a special rechargeable battery that charges through a magnetic USB cable. It's quickly become my favorite flashlight, but now… Read More

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Is it time to update or consolidate your EDC? The Pocket Knife CRONO tool from Swiss Advance might be a consideration. It's a light weight flat multi-function tool made of stainless Chromium steel and blade steel. It features four blades and functions that include a bottle opener, fish scaler, wire stripper, cm-scale, hex wrenches, cheese… Read More

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The Streamlight KeyMate USB is an IPX4 water-resistant flashlight for your keychain. It has a spring loaded clip so it hangs on your keychain just like a traditional key, but the blade of the KeyMate is the flashlight. It has a multi-function push button switch which shows the charge status of the 110mAh lithium polymer… Read More

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Ever since I reviewed the Keyport Slide 2.0 over 3 years ago, I've been looking forward to the Slide 3.0.  Keyport's products are like smartphones. They get sleeker and have more functionality with each version. I'm happy to report that the Keyport Slide 3.0 is here along with the new Pivot key organizer and I… Read More

Pokka Pen review

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Pocket Gear, Reviews
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An essential part of anyone's EDC kit should be a pen that can easily fit in your pocket so that you'll always have it when it's needed. There are quite a pens on the market that have been designed for pocket carry, but they tend to be too expensive. No one wants to spend a lot… Read More

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I have lost track of the number of leather wallets I have gone through over the years.  I am sure the same thing has happened to you... at some point they all fall apart at the seems.  This problem inspired American Benchcraft to create a line of leather products that are crafted not with stitched… Read More

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The Pocket Samurai knife from StatGear is a super compact and lightweight knife which can be kept in or clipped to your pocket or you can add a split ring and attach it to your keyring. The knife has a 440c stainless steel folding katana shaped blade and grade 5 titanium handles. The Pocket Samurai… Read More

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True Utility has just introduced their new CONNECT line up of gear for EDC fans. The new CONNECT range includes products that will help you organize your keys and secure other small gear. There are small zippered pouches with elastic straps and loops to hold small items like pens, knives and more. The CONNECT line… Read More

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As I have grown older, I appreciate the finer things in life and that is definitely reflected in my EDC gear. Where I look for items that not only suit my needs throughout my day but also my personality as well. I prefer items that are well made from high-quality materials and engineered to withstand… Read More

Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Pocket Gear, Reviews
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In 2004, Newsweek printed that, "According to a study conducted by a Boston marketing firm, the average American burns 55 minutes a day--roughly 12 weeks a year--looking for things they know they own but can't find."  It makes sense that in the last 12 years this number may have changed, given that the average American is more likely… Read More

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Shinola has recently partnered with Benchmade to create the 765 titanium pocket knife. This high-end titanium folder has a slim design engineered to fit well in a pocket or EDC bag. The titanium 765 pocket knife features a Benchmade 3.24″ M390 steel blade with a durable titanium handle all finished in a black diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating for extreme hardness plus scratch and… Read More

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Minimalist EDC fans will drool over the Quiet Carry Bandit Titanium keychain knife because it's cute but useful. Small but capable and it won't put a hurting on your budget. The Quiet Carry Bandit Titanium keychain knife is exactly what you would think it is. It's a knife made of Titanium that is small enough… Read More

Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear, Pocket Gear, Travel Gear
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Over the years of reading and writing for The Gadgeteer, I have seen a fair amount of combo eating utensils. While most of these have a spork like configuration, only a few have had a knife or cutting blade. KA-BAR (known worldwide for their Marine fighting knife) has come up with their version of a… Read More