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Maglite XL100 – A Flashlight that is controlled with wrist motion

on Sunday, July 10th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

The Maglite XL100 is one of the most unique flashlights that I’ve seen in a very long time. It is an LED flashlight with 5 advanced modes that include Strobe, SOS, Signal, Dim and Night modes. So that’s cool right? That’s not the best part though. The most impressive feature is that all these modesRead More…


Brite-Strike EPLI – 160 Lumens Flashlight for Executives

on Sunday, June 12th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Are you in the market for a tactical LED flashlight that is powerfully bright but looks like it should be clipped to your suit jacket like a fine writing instrument instead of your belt? The Brite-Strike EPLI fits that criteria. This flashlight features a polished stainless steel body with a brass bezel. It has High,Read More…


Work Handsfree with the ICON Irix II Headlamp

on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

A good light source is something everyone needs – not just gadget-lovers.  Maybe you have a hobby that requires the use of both hands, like fly-tying or jewelry making.  Maybe you get a flat-tire at night and don’t have AAA – and no one to hold a flashlight so you can see to change theRead More…


A Covert Surveillance System Small Enough to Fit in Your Pocket for Portable Evidence Capture

on Thursday, January 27th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Brickhouse Security offers a small flashlight (0.9″ X 4.3″) with an 8-LED array for good light and a 2MP camcorder to capture evidence when needed.  The Flashlight Hidden Camcorder with Recording has a rechargeable battery that gives you 2-3 hours recording time while using the LEDs or 5 hours without LEDs.  The camera can recordRead More…


Titanium Innovations IlluminaTi Flashlight

on Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

This little beauty would be the perfect small flashlight for your everyday-carry kit.  The Titanium Innovations IlluminaTi from Battery Junction has a machined titanium body (Grade 2) with extensive knurling for a secure grip.  It’s 2.66″ long X .56″ in diameter and weighs .49 ounces.  It uses a Cree XP-G R5 1B LED and anRead More…


Etón Announces American Red Cross Aluminator Flashlight Series

on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Etón has launched their first line of flashlights with the American Red Cross brand. The weatherproof aluminum LED flashlights are available in four models, varying in size and lumens. They are constructed with an IPX-4 splash-proof material and produce from 100-120 lumens of light from Cree LEDs. They provide between 1.8 to 2.2 miles ofRead More…


You Got Your Laser Pointer in My Flashlight! SE 8 LED +1 Laser Pointer and Flashlight

on Friday, October 1st, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Remember the old commercials for Reese’s Cups?  “You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!  You got your peanut butter on my chocolate!”  Well, with the SE 8 LED +1 Laser Pointer flashlight, you’ll have your laser pointer in your LED flashlight!  This little flashlight has eight super bright 100,000 hour LEDs and an FAA-approved redRead More…


New LED Flashlights from ICON

on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

ICON offers some uniquely designed flashlights that are both eye catching and useful. We’ve reviewed the ICON Rogue and the ICON Modus torches in the last year and I’m happy to see that they’ve added two new flashlights to their lineup. The Link and the Solo. The Link (love the Orange aluminum case) has aRead More…


Flashlight or lantern? Bring both in one

on Monday, June 28th, 2010
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

‘Round these parts, with summer comes camping, and with camping comes gadgets.  And one gadget no camper should be with out is the flashlight…or is it the lantern?  With the UCO MightyMight Compact Lantern and Torch by Industrial Revolution, you get both in one device.  With an LED bulb and aluminum body, it’s durable, long-lastingRead More…


Crank It Up with the Giant LEGO Figure LED Flashlight

on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

The Official LEGO LED Flashlight from Brando would make a fun (and useful) addition to any LEGO fan’s collection. Just wind his arm to charge the internal battery. LEDs are located in the figure’s feet. The only thing I see missing is a hat or hair This product is available from Brando for $32.90. BrandoRead More…


Dead Flashlights May be a Thing of the Past

on Sunday, April 11th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Your days of  needing to use a flashlight only to find out the batteries are dead will be over if you buy the Solar Rechargeable Flashlight from EFO. It has 7 super bright LEDs that will shine for 8hrs on a 6hr charge. Just place it in an area that receives direct sunlight and itRead More…


Beam N Read Hands-free Lights Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Beam N Read Hands-free Lights from ASF Lightware Solutions are portable LED lamps worn on the chest. The theory is that this illuminates your working area better than headlamps or other options. The people who make them are pretty enthusiastic about them, and deservedly so! The company’s focus seems to be on products for peopleRead More…


Get Sneaky With a Flashlight Hidden Camcorder with Nightvision

on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

The Flashlight Hidden Camcorder with Nightvision from Brickhouse Security allows you to capture snapshots and video (with audio) up to 8 feet away. It can capture images at 1600 x 1200 resolution and video at 640 x 480 @ 30 FPS. Save content on the included 2 GB Micro SD card that can hold overRead More…

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Light up your life! (And cook some eggs while you’re at it)

By: Griffin Peyton
on Saturday, January 30th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Single-purpose items are so 2009!  Why invest in a flashlight that merely illuminates your surroundings when you can have one wielding enough power to light matches or prepare breakfast?!  Enter the Torch Ultra-Bright Flashlight!  Billed as the most powerful consumer flashlight, the Torch Ultra-Bright Flashlight packs enough power (4100 lumens) to roast marshmallows, burn plastic,Read More…


Tiny Zipper Pull LED Flashlight

on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

These little 1.5 inch long PICO lite LED flashlights can project a 10 lumen beam up to 30 feet. They have a small clip that you can use to hang them from a jacket zipper pull so that you’ll always have a flashlight when you need one. You can get one for $9.95 at eGear.

Turn your dog into a flashlight with the PupLight

on Friday, December 11th, 2009
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

Here’s a last minute gift idea for the dog owner on your list. It’s the PupLight lighted dog collar. Full press release after the jump. The collar is adjustable to fit dogs of all sizes. Attached to it is an LED flashlight that is powered by 3 AAA batteries. I’m sure it would come inRead More…


ICON Rogue 1 LED Flashlight Review

on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
Posted in: Gear

If you are a flashlight junkie, I have one for you that looks really unique, doesn’t cost a lot of money and only runs on one AA battery while providing a bright beam of light. It’s the ICON Rogue 1 LED flashlight designed by Paul Kim of Surefire fame. Let’s take a closer look atRead More…

Clip, Swivel, Illuminate – Blackfire CLAMPLIGHT

on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
Posted in: Gear, News

The Blackfire CLAMPLIGHT is a flashlight that uses a 1 watt Cree White XR-C LED that outputs 65 lumens and is powered by 3 AAA batteries that can provide light for 26 hours (max output for 7 hours). That all sounds pretty ordinary, but what makes this flashlight unique is the built in clip, swivelRead More…


Duracell Daylight TOUGH LED Spotlight Review

on Thursday, October 8th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

Currently on the market there is varied choice of specialized LED flash/spotlights available, some of which are quite amazing. They do of course vary in size and price depending on the users requirements.  But lets be honest, for a top quality design and build you really need to be paying a serious amount of money.  It doesn’t suit everyone’s budget, unless ofRead More…


Fenix LD01 Flashlight Review

on Sunday, October 4th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

I have had the privilege/opportunity/perk of reviewing some very high-end flashlights and lasers over the years. Many readers have commented on the fact that $200+ is too much to pay for something as simple as a flashlight. In many ways I agree, but have to say that Surefire makes incredibly nice pieces of hardware engineeredRead More…

Ask a gorilla to hold your flashlight – Joby Gorillatorch

on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

Joby launches the Gorillatorch, a flashlight featuring a 65 lumen ultra-bright CREE LED that is powered by 3 AA batteries. The brightness can be adjusted with the easy slide dimmer feature and the three legged base is bendable and has rubberized grips with magnetized feet so that easily pose the light to shine on aRead More…


A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Puck, the Auto-Sensing LED Light Review

By: cobinrox
on Sunday, August 16th, 2009
Posted in: Home, Kitchen

There are always products that appear on the market which have an ingenious purpose and altruistically purport to resolve problems suffered by all.  And we, the public (or at least me) brighten at the prospect of finally being able to fix this or that nagging issue from the good designers and engineers at company X,Read More…


Ear-mounted LED flashlight – I-Sight

on Sunday, August 16th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

The I-Sight from Radtech is a hands-free flashlight that is worn like a Bluetooth headset – on your ear. It only weighs 18 grams and the super-bright Nichia LED is powered by two 3v CR2032 coin cell batteries that provide a runtime of over 36 hours. The I-Site is available in White or Green illuminationRead More…

Open architecture for a flashlight?

on Thursday, August 6th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

If it’s an ICON flashlight, the answer is yes. The Rouge 1 and 2 have a high-strength aluminum body with an open architecture design that dissipates heat and fits comfortably in hand. The Rouge 1 is 4.5 inches long and is powered by one AA alkaline battery. The larger Rouge 2 is 6.5 inches longRead More…

Carry a light bulb in your wallet

on Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
Posted in: Gear, Wallets

Brando brings us a credit card sized light bulb that you can carry in your wallet. It’s powered by a CR1216 battery and costs $10.