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Kynez Cazlet iPhone Wallet review

on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

Wallets and smartphones are two items that most of us EDC, or everyday carry, on our person. Why not combine the two? Or at least use them together. There are more than a few smartphone wallets available today, but the Kynez Cazlet iPhone Wallet, billed as an “Truly All-in-One Wallet,” caught my eye for itsRead More…

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Dash 3.0 (AKA Trim) wallet review

on Friday, May 16th, 2014

Minimalist wallets seem to be the rage on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter. You know, those uber-slim, ultra-small wallets that help you carry less in a smaller, lighter-weight package (and avoiding the dreaded Costanza Wallet syndrome). Steven Elliot is no stranger to slim wallet projects, having already successfully run two of them, and his latest Kickstarter campaign, theRead More…

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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 doRead 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…

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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 andRead 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 LeatherRead 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 itRead 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 offeredRead 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 aRead 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 asRead More…

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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 bulgeRead More…

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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. WhenRead More…

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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 sheRead More…

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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. Note: ImagesRead More…

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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 allRead More…

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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 toRead More…

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Iain Sinclair CardSharp 2 Credit Card Utility Knife Review

on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

Whether you consider the CardSharp 2 Utility Knife from Iain Sinclair a worthy pocket tool or just a novelty, you do have to admit that it’s one of the most unusual knife designs to come along in a very long time. Maybe the most unique ever. Let’s take a closer look. Note: Images can be clickedRead More…

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Oberon Design Bold Celtic Tote Handbag and Wallet Review

By: Tina Snell
on Sunday, June 17th, 2012

The Gadgeteer has reviewed several items which are handcrafted by Oberon Design. When I was asked to review the Bold Celtic Tote Handbag and the matching Bold Celtic Women’s Bi-Fold Wallet, I was really excited to get the opportunity. You may remember the news item for the iPad cover with the Tree of Life pattern on it. I am a very happyRead More…

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Waterfield iPhone Wallet Review

on Monday, November 28th, 2011

When I find something that I like, I tend to use it for a long time. Six years ago I had the opportunity to review a wallet from Waterfield and I’ve been using that the same wallet ever since. I’ve had the habit of zipping my iPhone inside it for carry convenience. Waterfield must haveRead More…

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Dooney & Bourke Multi Function Zip Around Wallet Review

on Friday, November 25th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

Julie has used a WaterField Design Wallet (see related posts at the bottom) for a few years now that she says is big enough to carry her ID and cards, some cash, and even her phone.  She says it’s her go-to-lunch bag that she can just stick in her pocket.  I wanted a wallet likeRead More…

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Flipside 2X Wallet FlipsideKick Card Holder Review

on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

If you own a Flipside 2X wallet, can now add some additional card storage to your favorite currency holder. The FlipsideKick is a snap on holder that will securely hold 3 standard plastic credit cards or 6 business cards (or a combination of both) on the outside the wallet for instant access. Let’s take aRead More…

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Nutshell Smartphone Wallet Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Monday, October 17th, 2011

New Zealand’s Nutshell Corporation makes a series of cases for handheld devices called “Tuff-as-Nuts”. Gadgeteer Mike Reigel verified that the name was appropriate back in 2003. They combine that reputation with an interesting fastener in a tough wallet case for your smartphone. The main body of the case is a nice piece of gorgeous leatherRead More…

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Col. Littleton Front Pocket Wallets Review

on Sunday, April 24th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

Early this year, I reviewed the Col. Littleton No. 50 Wallet for the iPhone which combined a leather sleeve to hold the iPhone, with a minimalist wallet. I loved the simplicity and utility of that wallet, so I was equally interested in trying out one of their front pocket wallets when they offered to sendRead More…

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Col. Littleton No. 50 Wallet for iPhone Review

on Monday, January 31st, 2011

Here at The Gadgeteer, we have a thing for wallets and several of us are equally enamoured with the iPhone. So what could be better than the No. 50 Wallet for iPhone from Col. Littleton, which combines a leather wallet and an iPhone case into one front pocket holder? Let’s see. Note: Some of theRead More…

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Koyono Slimmy and Slim Slimmy Wallets Review

on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Wallets

Whether your over stuffed wallet has been a cause of back pain or you just feel like minimizing your pocket contents, Slimmy Wallets from Koyono are a unique version of men (and women’s) most used everyday carry currency storage device – the wallet. Koyono offers 3 versions of traditional wallet replacements: the Slimmy, Slim Slimmy and SportRead More…