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Dosh LUXE6 wallet review

on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

Wallet, wallet where is my wallet? Better yet what wallet should I be using? What we call a wallet today has evolved from the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s when all you had was your leather bifold or trifold wallets. Then again, cash was king and we did not carry all the plastic that we do Read More…

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Wally holds a few cards while piggy-backing your iPhone

on Monday, March 24th, 2014

Two of the items I always have on my person (other than a religious medal and my wedding band) are my iPhone and my wallet. Since I am always looking for a way to slim down my carry, and in particular a way to combine my wallet and phone, the Wally Stick-On from Distil Union Read More…

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Pack a Derringer Wallet Pen for writing emergencies

on Friday, March 21st, 2014
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Wallets

Anyone familiar with Old West movies will recall the Derringer, a small, single-shot pistol typically used only as a last resort. Behold its pen analog, the Derringer Wallet Pen. Made from stainless steel with a brushed finish, this 4-inch long, slim retractable pen is small enough to clip into your wallet for those situations where Read More…

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Go-to gear discussion: Wallets

on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Posted in: Articles, Wallets

In this installment of my-go-to-gear, we look at wallets. Oh the art of carrying things in our pockets. Wallets have become an art form these days, have they not? I remember when there was just simple bi-fold or tri-fold wallets made out of leather in either black or brown. My how times have changed, not Read More…

Liquid Wallet

This wallet is so solid it’s Liquid

on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Wallet designs seem to have undergone a radical change from our past simple leather bifold and trifold designs. With all of this changing going on, how do you set yourself apart from the crowd? The Liquid wallet hopes to do so with functionality. The Liquid is a current Kickstarter project by for a multi functional card type Read More…

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Charge your phone with your wallet

on Thursday, February 13th, 2014

We’ve seen purses that can charge your phone, and now here’s a leather trifold wallet that can charge your smartphone.  The Smartphone Charging Wallet from Hammacher Schlemmer has a rechargeable 680mAh integrated into one panel that can give you up to 2 more hours of talk time.  The wallet is made of calfskin and has Read More…

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Carbonlite aerospace-grade carbon fiber minimal wallet

on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Posted in: Crowdfunded, News, Wallets

This is a Kickstarter project that’s already raised over 7X the funding goal with just over a week left in the funding period.  The Carbonlite wallet is a minimalist wallet made from two plates of “premium aerospace grade 6k 2×2 weave instead of the standard 3k 1×1. All of our carbon fiber has a smooth, Read More…

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Turn a wallet into a purse with the Wallet Wand

on Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Boys, you can skip this one, it’s just for the girls. Girls, you know that carrying around a heavy purse when all you really need is your wallet, can be a pain – literally. The Wallet Wand is just the magic you need to lighten the load without breaking the bank. Take your existing checkbook Read More…

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The Clean-Cut Wallet: leather + elastic = slim

on Sunday, January 12th, 2014
Posted in: Crowdfunded, News, Wallets

I’m a fan of the slim wallet craze.  I’ve tried a few of them, and it’s been good to minimize the amount of clutter in my wallet and to be able to carry it in my front or back pocket easily.  One drawback of many of these slim wallet designs is that you miss out Read More…

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form•function•form Architect’s Wallet and Bow Shackle Bracelet (x) review

on Sunday, January 5th, 2014
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

One of our favorite topics here at The Gadgeteer are wallets.  And of course we gadget junkies have an affinity toward items that are multifunctional.  So when I was perusing the goods on a site called Huckberry a while back, and stumbled upon the form•function•form Architect’s Wallet with its minimalist design of rich, handmade leather, Read More…

Anso Matrix

If Neo and Morpheus carried a card holder, it would probably be the Matrix

on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Wallets

So, you have finally garnered the elusive American Express Centurion Card, you know the one simply known as “The Black Card”, but now you need a card holder worthy of carrying such a prestigious piece of plastic titanium. The Matrix credit card holder by Anso Knives may be a worthy contender for the job. I know Read More…

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Gift ideas – Five products for EDC (every day carry) fans

on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Are you still trying to figure out what to get for that person on your gift list who seems to have everything? Here are five ideas that are sure to please. I own four of the five items myself (I don’t have the Titanium escape ring), so I can vouch for the fact that they Read More…

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Flipside 3X Wallet review

on Sunday, December 8th, 2013

It’s always fun to see how a popular product evolves over time. The new Flipside 3X Wallet has been updated with more capacity for bills and cards, stronger hinges, a newly redesigned locking mechanism, rugged new texture on the outer shell that resists most scratches and a smoother curve geometry, making it slightly smaller and Read More…

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WaterField Designs goes skinny with new Victor Wallet

on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Wallets

WaterField Designs is one of my all time favorite soft gear companies. I love their bags, sleeves and wallets. I currently carry one of their Finn wallets and love the zippered design. If you prefer a thinner, more minimalist style wallet, WaterField has you covered there now too. Their brand new Victor Wallet is a Read More…

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New Flipside 3X wallet gets new colors and evolved features

on Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

The next generation Flipside wallet is now available with 2 new colors, updated stronger hinges, a newly redesigned locking mechanism, rugged new texture on the outer shell that repels most scratches and a smoother curve geometry, making it slightly smaller and more comfortable in pocket. The Flipside 3X can now store both cash and cards Read More…

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Il Bussetto Cognac Leather Zip Wallet review

on Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

Although minimalist wallets and money clips are currently the popular style, I prefer a small zippered wallet and have been carrying one for the past 8 years. Being able to secure the contents by zipping them up just makes me feel better. The latest zippered wallet that I’ve been trying is an Il Bussetto Cognac Leather Read More…

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Architect’s Wallet is rugged, simple, functional

on Sunday, October 27th, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

Want a wallet with rugged style and tough-as-nails construction, yet is function and minimalist?  Then you need to check out the Architect’s Wallet from form•function•form.  Hand crafted from a saddle-stitched piece of thick, rugged 5/6 oz leather, it eliminates the multiple layers of paper-thin leather dividers of typical wallets, in favor of minimalism and usability.  It Read More…

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ThinFolio wallet review

on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

It seems like wallets are the latest me too fad on crowdfunded sites. Everyone and their brother is hawking the next best thing in minimalist wallets. The ThinFolio is also a Kickstarter project for a thin wallet, but it’s unique enough that I agreed to let them send me a sample so I could try it Read More…

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Left Field Design CardClip review

on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Left Field Design has a Kickstarter project that takes an old-world design and evolves it for modern times. The LFD CardClip is a machined (money) clip-style slim wallet, engineered to securely carry your identification, a few credit cards, and paper money. I have been considering trying something like this for too long now. So, when Julie offered Read More…

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Butterfly Wallet – the ultralight micro sports tri-fold

on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

It’s a constant quest ’round these parts to find the thinnest, lightest wallet.  Mark Winstein was tired of his thick, leather wallet and not happy with the duct tape, Tyvek, and rubber band “slim” wallets he’d seen, so he designed the Butterfly Wallet.  Made from super-thin ripstop nylon, it weighs only 0.2 ounces (less than Read More…

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Upcycled from cycle tubes: Alchemy Goods

on Sunday, September 1st, 2013

It’s good to be environmentally conscious.  We have been granted stewardship of this planet, and it’s the only one we’ve got.  One way to preserve our resources is by taking the “one person’s trash is another’s treasure” approach, like Alchemy Goods does.  Taking their cue from the alchemists of old who sought to turn lead Read More…

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Coghlan’s All-Weather Wallet keeps your cards and cash dry

on Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

My father fished.  Watching him fish wasn’t like watching the beautiful fishing scenes in A River Runs Through It.  My dad was at war with the fish, and he didn’t need any fancy waders to protect himself from the water.  He’d be in up to his chest without any regards for what he had in Read More…

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You probably won’t have to stretch your budget for the elastic Flip Wallet

on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
Posted in: Crowdfunded, News, Wallets

Okay, it seems everyone has a new and improved wallet design these days. But with all the various designs, shapes, and materials being used for wallets, one needs to be a little different to catch my eye. The Flip Wallet, a Kickstarter project by Elizabeth Drew, has done just that. The Flip Wallet is a Read More…

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Bellroy Slim Sleeve Wallet review

on Monday, August 12th, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

Wallets!  We’ve shown and reviewed quite a few of them here at The Gadgeteer, and I wouldn’t expect that to change in the future.  Wallets seem to be a quintessential gadget item.  Part of our EDC, we carry them everywhere with us, and each of us has certain expectations for our wallets.  Bellroy is a Read More…

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HuMn Wallet Mini review

on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

So whats in my wallet? Do I even need to carry a wallet anymore? If I don’t want to carry a wallet, how do I carry my basics for everyday life? A while back there was a news posting about the HuMn Wallet, which is not so much a wallet in the classical sense as Read More…