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Carry your cards, cash and iPhone in one place with the iWallie

By: Ryan Chapman
on Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Ever just want to leave the wallet or purse at home, but don’t want to carry around your credit cards loose in your pocket? Most people who have a cell phone carries their phone along with them, so why not have a case that allows you to combine the cards and the phone? There are Read More…


WaterField adds two more Finn wallets to their line up

on Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

It’s not news that I love love love WaterField wallets. Just do a search on this site and you’ll find me gushing about them too many times to count. Their wallets are the standard by which I judge all other wallets that I happen to be judging I recently switched from one of their Catch Read More…


J. Fold Thunderbird Men’s Leather Front Pocket Wallet and Money Clip review

on Monday, July 8th, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

Personally, I’m a money clip-type of guy.  I can’t remember when I last carried my cash in a wallet, but I still carry a wallet for the credit cards and identification items.  When I discovered the J. Fold Pocket Wallet and Money Clip from TheWalletShoppe, it seemed like I could finally get rid of that bulge Read More…


WaterField Designs Finn Wallet review

on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

When I find a product or a brand that I like, I tend to be very loyal to it. As an example, I’ve been using the same exact WaterField Designs Catch Wallet since I reviewed it back in 2005.  I even gave them as gifts to everyone on The Gadgeteer team a couple years ago. When Read More…


WaterField Designs debuts new Finn leather wallets

on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

Is it weird that I did a happy dance when I saw the news that WaterField Designs was coming out with some new zippered leather wallets? It shouldn’t be a surprise that I’m excited, because I have been using the same Waterfield Designs zippered wallet since 2006! I love them so much that I gave Read More…


StewartStand RFID-blocking Card Case review

on Friday, May 17th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

I once saw a TV show where a woman was walking down a busy sidewalk, not doing anything in particular, not even bumping into the people she passed.  She seemed innocent, but she had a RF reader in her bag that was scanning the RFID-enabled cards inside the wallets of everyone she passed, and she Read More…


WaterField Designs unveils 3 new Samsung Galaxy S4 cases

on Saturday, May 4th, 2013

WaterField Designs wants to help you keep your brand new Samsung Galaxy S4 protected and scratch-free with their 3 new custom sized case-wallet hybrids. They can be used as a slim, on-the-go wallet that holds your phone plus cash and cards. Hint Wallet—For on the go. See and operate your S4 through the Hint window. A Read More…


Ainste Evan wallet review

on Monday, April 29th, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

The Ainste Evan wallet was a Kickstarter project which was successfully funded earlier this year. Their company name “Ainste” was created from a combination of Amazon, Einstein and Steve Jobs and their first product is a minimalist’s wallet designed to hold only your absolute bare essentials. Let me show  you more about it.


Raffinato Color-Block bags carry your tech gear in style

on Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Raffinato Color-Block bags come in three sizes to meet your EDC needs.  Like all bags from Levenger, they are made of beautiful leather.  These are made of softly-textured, full-grain Italian leather in shades of sienna, dune, and caramel; the interior is lined in faille.  The Raffinato Color-Block Satchel (top, left; click for a larger view) is 16″ W Read More…


Mother’s Day gift idea: go-to-lunch wallet for Mom’s smart phone

on Thursday, April 25th, 2013

You know what a go-to-lunch wallet is if you’ve been reading here for a while.  Tory Burch has a nice looking wristlet that would make a perfect go-to-lunch wallet – and a perfect gift for Mother’s Day.  Unlike many smart phone accessories, the Robinson Smart Phone Wristlet isn’t designed specifically for any single phone;  it Read More…


The Reyneau iPhone Case Wallet shows your personality while protecting your identity

on Monday, April 15th, 2013

We’ve featured several “go to lunch” wallets that can hold your phone, ID, and some cash and that allow you to run quick errands without having to lug around a huge bag.  But what if you think those wallets are still too big?  Well, you can forget the wallet that holds a phone and look Read More…


Can a wallet be articulate?

on Sunday, February 24th, 2013
Posted in: Crowdfunded, News, Wallets

Browse through Kickstarter on any given week, and you’ll be greated with no less than half a dozen campaigns for a slimline wallet.  Many of these don’t seem to be any more original than a rubber band over a piece of plastic.  What drew my eye to this new campaign for the Articulate Wallet was Read More…


Iain Sinclair EON Classic Flashlight review

on Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

Iain Sinclair is known for their wallet sized gadgets like the Cardsharp credit card knife, which I reviewed last fall. They recently sent me their EON Classic Flashlight to review. The EON is another credit card sized device that can be stored in your wallet, enabling you to carry a flashlight with you at all Read More…


Get big savings on the Levenger Bomber Jacket Electronics Phone/Note case

on Monday, February 18th, 2013
Posted in: Cases, Covers, News, Wallets

If you liked the looks of the Levenger Bomber Jacket Electronics Phone/Note Case I reviewed last November (see the related links to read the review) but it didn’t fit into your pre-holiday budget, take another look at it now.  This week, Levenger is offering $30 off the price of this great little “go to lunch” wallet. Read More…


In a pinch for a minimalist wallet? Take a look at a CINCH wallet

on Friday, February 15th, 2013
Posted in: Crowdfunded, News, Wallets

From the ever growing minimalist wallet Kickstarter projects comes the CINCH wallet by Portsmith Co. The CINCH wallet consists of the backbone, made of either stainless steel or oak, and a black elastic keeper that wraps around the backbone to keep your wallet items together. The stainless steel version has the added benefit of being Read More…


Smackelibang skinny swede minimalist wallet review

on Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

The idea of minimalism it not new, but its popularity has grown in recent years into an entire life philosophy for some.  One personal item that seems to find its way into many discussions on minimalism is the ubiquitous wallet.  Slim or “skinny” wallets are all the rage these days, with frustrated gents attempting to Read More…


Skinny minimalist wallets part 3

on Monday, January 28th, 2013
Posted in: Crowdfunded, News, Wallets

Hello boys and girls. It’s time for another episode of the Skinny Wallet Show. Since our last episode (see related link section at the bottom of this post), I’ve come across several more wallets for those of you who like to keep your pocket contents as minimal as possible. 1. Dizmio – This is a Read More…


Keep your phone, currency, cards, notecards, and a pen in Levenger’s International Phone Pocket Briefcase

on Friday, January 25th, 2013

Julie recently told us about the Booqpad iPad mini case that also holds a notebook and pen.  Well, Levenger has a phone wallet that also incorporates paper and pen into the design.  Although it has “briefcase” in the name, the International Phone Pocket Briefcase is a folio-style wallet.  There’s a mesh pouch to hold an Read More…

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The New Tronic Carbon Fiber card wallet is flexible but not RFID-proof

on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

It seems the ongoing new trends in card wallets is thin, hard-cased and RFID-safe, but the new Tronic Flexible Carbon Fiber card wallet bucks that trend. The Tronic wallet is an ongoing Kickstarter project being developed by Peter Wright out of the United Kingdom. What makes this wallet different from others I’ve seen lately are Read More…


PocketMonkey – Wallet multi-tool

on Sunday, December 16th, 2012
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Wallets

PocketMonkey from Zootility Tools is a multi-tool that stores in your wallet. It’s made of 1 mm thick stainless steel, weighs an ounce and fits in a standard sized credit card slot in your wallet. PocketMonkey features 12 tools including: a smartphone stand, bottle opener, flat screwdriver, micro screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, door latch slip, letter Read More…


Skinny minimalist wallets part 2

on Friday, December 14th, 2012
Posted in: News, Wallets

  Earlier in the week I published a quick post about 4 minimalist wallets which I had received news about from various sources. I’ve continued cleaning out my inbox and found 4 more wallets that I knew you guys would also want to know about. So here goes: 1. Wag Wallet – This one reminds Read More…


Put your pocket on a diet with these skinny minimalist wallets

on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Posted in: News, Wallets

  Wallets seem to be more popular than ever lately, with minimal wallets getting the bulk of the attention. While going through my inbox, I found 4 wallet related announcements that I want to share with all of you. 1. X Slimmy from Koyono - At 0.19″ (5mm) thin, this is the slimmest Slimmy ever made. Read More…


Bellroy introduces their slimmest wallet – The Card Sleeve

on Sunday, November 25th, 2012
Posted in: News, Wallets

If you’re ready to join the minimal wallet craze, consider the new Card Sleeve from Bellroy. This vegetable tanned leather sleeve is about as simple as it gets. Available in 3 colors (Cocoa, Blue Steel and Black), the Card Sleeve features a pull-tab accessible slot that can hold 2-6+ credit cards, business cards or a Read More…


New Flipside Strata wallet keeps it simple and thin

on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Posted in: News, Wallets

We’ve reviewed Flipside’s unique plastic wallets in the past and now they have a new wallet to add to their offerings. It’s the Flipside Strata and it’s been designed specifically for minimalists who like to keep things as simple and light as possible. The Strata flips open to reveal 2 slots which can hold up Read More…


Minimalist Wallet Offers Skinny Style

on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Wallets

Here’s another one for my wallet freak friends. The Minimalist wallet by CAPSULE is a Kickstarter project that has already met their funding goal of $16,500. The wallet is made of Black napa leather and features two card compartments and a separate cash storage area. An easily accessible front card slot has been designed to Read More…