Pocket Gear

pocket-samurai

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 [...]

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trueutility-connect

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 [...]

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JamesBrand_thechapter-openprofile

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 [...]

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Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews
chipolo-plus-1

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Pocket Gear, Reviews
shinola_ti765knife2

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 [...]

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quietcarry-bandit-9

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 [...]

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ka-bar-spork

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 [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear, Pocket Gear, Travel Gear
roninquanta-1

A while back, I reviewed the KeyMiK, a key holder/smartphone stand/carabiner from Ronin Energetics. It was a Kickstarter campaign at the time, and is now funded and fully delivered. (I can't say that about some other projects I've backed! Still waiting...) They have a new project, the Quanta Clip, and this one's going to benefit the [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear
Nitecore TIP

It's just common sense that a good flashlight is hard to beat in the dark, right? But who actually has one handy when you need one? Nitecore thought about this and came up with the TIP flashlight, a pocket-sized flashlight designed to be attached to your keychain. This rechargeable aluminum flashlight is 2.39 inches long [...]

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kootek-tactical-flashlight

I love products that can do more than one thing and the Kootek Tactical Flashlight is one of those types of products. First of all, it's a flashlight that uses a CREE 800 Lumen LED that has 3 brightness levels, strobe, and beam focusing. The flashlight is powered by a rechargeable battery (AC adapter is [...]

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RoninKeyKic - 2

Kickstarter campaigns continue to come and go. I've only ever had one that did not get funded. I love being a part of the excitement as designers and makers go through the stages of learning and shipping. Recently, we were offered a carbon fiber multi-key holder called the KeyMik that is part of a Kickstarter [...]

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Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews
machine-era-7

I've recently become a front pocket wallet convert. Instead of carrying a bunch of credit cards, a wad of cash, loose change, loyalty cards, receipts and other flotsam in a zippered wallet that I carry in my gear bag, I've pared down to just a few cards and a few folded dollars in a wallet [...]

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Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews, Wallets
pocket-edc-1

In my neverending quest to find the best and most useful EDC gear, I've decided to focus on the items that I carry in my pockets. Since I don't carry a purse or wear a belt, the items have to be small, lightweight and serve more than one purpose.  I recently reviewed the Trayvax Summit wallet [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Pocket Gear
klarus-xt11-1

One of the more frequently used tools in a police officer's arsenal is a flashlight. I spent the first seven years of my career working in the dark and went through three or four flashlights in that time. While I'm no longer working at night, I still often find myself in need of my flashlight [...]

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Posted in: Music Gear, Pocket Gear, Reviews
trayvax-summit-6

There are so many minimalist wallets on the market that it's tough to keep track of all of them. There are minimalist wallets made of plastic, metal, elastic, leather and even special paper like Tyvek. I've reviewed quite a few wallets over the years, and it seems like there's always something about them that ends [...]

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Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews, Wallets