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Cellet iPhone 4/4s belt clip review

on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

During the 90’s, when cell phones were becoming all the rage, the belt clip for phones became a status symbol of sorts. Since phones started out so large that they wouldn’t fit in a pocket, clipping them to a belt (or hiding them in a fanny pack) was an acceptable way to transport them. EvenRead More…


Colonel Littleton No. 11 Survival Belt review

on Monday, May 27th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

I am not sure if I should cue the theme to Mission Impossible, Raiders of the Lost Ark, or MacGyver… And we all know if you are considering theme music, it is the start of a fun review. That difficult decision aside, the review item I am discussing is the No. 11 Survival Belt from Colonel LittletonRead More…


Smart Belt Buckle – Belt buckle wallet

on Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The current trend in wallets is the skinnier the better. No one wants to carry a thick stack of credit cards and cash in their back pocket anymore. It’s uncomfortable to sit on and can even cause back problems. Money clips make you carry just the essentials, resulting in less pocket bulk. But the SmartRead More…

Barretts Alley Smugglers Belt

Barrett Alley Smuggler’s belt

on Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Posted in: News, Travel Gear

Carrying cash and worried about pickpockets? Need to smuggle that micro-fiche past those foreign border guards? (oops micro-fiche… am I showing my age?)  The Smuggler’s Belt from Barrett Alley may be your friend.   It’s made of 10 oz (4 mm) US vegetable-tanned cowhide, 1.25″ (3 cm) wide and hand-cut and sewn in Texas and has an individuallyRead More…


LittleBonsai The Clip is Simple, Functional, Versatile

on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News, Pocket Gear

Fans of EDC (EveryDay Carry, the art and science of preparedness through personal gadget selection) have been using belt-mounted key holders for years.  How about one that does more than just its obvious function? Billed as “The world’s most talented keychain,” The Clip from LittleBonsai is a stainless steel belt clip that can hold yourRead More…


Scrolling LED Belt Buckle

on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Geek Toys, News

If you just can’t find the right belt buckle, you should try the Scrolling LED Belt Buckle from Gadgets and Gear.  You’ll be able to type in six of your own messages; the first can have 512 characters, but the other five are limited to 256 characters each.  The buckles are available with either redRead More…


EXOvault Belt Buckle and iPhone 4/4S Holster

on Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Here’s a case for those who can’t carry their iPhone 4 or 4S close enough to their…  umm, let’s go with heart…  The EXO7 Belt Buckle and Holster for iPhone 4/4S can either clip onto your belt (or in a pocket) or can replace your standard belt buckle.  The case is machined of either solidRead More…


Tom Bihn’s New Travel Tray, Travel Money Belt & Citizen Canine

on Monday, November 28th, 2011

Those travel-savvy folks at Tom Bihn are at it again, having not long ago introduced their new Cadet minimalist laptop bag and now three more new travel items.  The Travel Tray is a container to keep track of your loose pocket-sized items during your journey.  It collapses flat and closes with a drawstring.  One size,Read More…

Here are the items I placed in the Grab-It Pack during testing.

Grab-It Pack is highly versatile, but nerdy

on Sunday, October 25th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

We geeks do love carrying around our tools and toys. Cases, packs, clothing with special pockets, and belt cases are found where ever gadget lovers congregate. Recently, a new wrinkle on the fanny pack/belt case genre has come on the scene – the Grab-It Pack. I was given one to review.

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e-Holster e-Vibe iPhone Case and Wallet Review

By: Don Zelazny
on Saturday, September 26th, 2009
Posted in: Gear, Travel Gear, Wallets

Protecting and carrying electronic gear is big business! Witness the number of reviews on this site alone that cover such products. If you are such a junkie, you may want to avoid the site where the e-Holster e-Vibe iPhone Case and Wallet is sold.  You aren’t likely to leave the site without buying something toRead More…

Proclip Belt Clip Holster vs. Seidio Shield Holster

By: Mick McQuaid
on Monday, May 30th, 2005
Posted in: Uncategorized

Proclip Belt Clip Holster (Horizontal and Vertical) for Treo 650 (Proclip item number 229012) vs. Seidio Shield Holster for Treo 650 I purchased two clips to hold my new GSM Treo 650 on my belt. Since the Treo 650 is bigger than my old phone, I purchased the horizontal version of the Proclip. The SeidioRead More…

Brando Treo 650 Leather Flip Case Review

on Friday, May 6th, 2005
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: palmOne Treo 650 Smartphone The palmOne Treo 650 smartphone is an expensive device that deserves to be protected from everyday abuse. Most people that own this phone will immediately seek out a case for it. Some people are not satisfied unless their phone is completely covered on all sides by leather orRead More…

itzkitz treokitz Review

on Friday, May 6th, 2005
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: palmOne Treo 650 Smartphone Do you have a palmOne Treo 650 smartphone and wish you could buy a Vaja iVolution case for it, but don’t have the moola? itzkitz is back, this time with the treokitz. Like their iPodkitz, this kit comes with more than just a case. You also get aRead More…

Proporta Alu-Leather HP hx4700 Series Cases Review

on Friday, December 10th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP hx4700 / hx4705 Pocket PC How many of you have noticed that there are several accessory companies that are selling the same style leather PDA cases on their sites. It’s hard to know which one to pick when they all look alike. The companies I’m referring to are PDAir, Brando andRead More…

Brando HP iPAQ hx4700 Series Clip Case Review

on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP iPAQ hx4700 series Pocket PC The only form of protection that I’ve been using with my new iPAQ hx4700, has been the included plastic flip cover. I’m not too fond of the cover though, so I was happy to accommodate Brando when he wrote asking if I would be interested inRead More…

Brando Sony CLIÉ TH55 Cases Review

on Friday, April 2nd, 2004
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: Sony CLIÉ TH55 PDA One of my favorite places to look for PDA accessories is Brando’s Workshop. Whenever I buy a new PDA, I can consistently count on him to have the first screen protectors and cases available for it. Having just purchased the Sony CLIÉ TH55, I wasn’t surprised when BrandoRead More…

iHolster for the HP iPAQ 1900 Series PDA Review

on Tuesday, March 9th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: HP iPAQ 19xx series PDA For those of you that like to have your HP iPAQ 1900 right where you can easily get to it, namely on your bat-belt, iProducts has an iHolster for you. Composed of heavy duty black textured plastic, the iHolster does double duty as both a belt clip andRead More…

Brando Toshiba e800 Series Cases Review

on Friday, March 5th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: Toshiba e800/e805 Pocket PC Owners of Toshiba’s latest e800 series Pocket PC will be happy to learn that Brando is now offering two styles of leather cases for this popular PDA. Available in both a flip style and book style, these cases offer storage for memory cards, business cards and a removableRead More…

Piel Frama Toshiba e800 Series Case Review

on Friday, March 5th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: Toshiba e800/e805 Pocket PC Piel Frama is now offering flip cases for the Toshiba e800 series Pocket PC. These soft leather cases are available in black, tan and a black/tan combo. Like the Brando case, this one also has a removable belt clip post. However, Piel Frama uses a brass post, whichRead More…

Vaja Classic Leather Treo 600 Case Review

By: Ed Brandwein
on Friday, February 6th, 2004
Posted in: Wireless

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring/PalmOne Treo 600 Mobile Phone   I had been happily using a Dell Axim for the last year or so and figured that my mobile gear situation was pretty well covered with that machine. My wife, however, knew that I was very intrigued by the new Treo 600 and went out andRead More…

Brando Palm Zire 71 Case Review

By: Diego Gallina
on Monday, June 23rd, 2003
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: Palm Zire 71   Brando has recently released a new line of cases for the Palm Zire 71 handheld. One case is a book-style side-opener while the other two are vertical flip cases (one with belt clip and one without; otherwise identical). All three Brando cases are made from similar soft-but-rugged black-leatherRead More…

Adapture PreZent PDA Case Review

By: Mike Riegel
on Tuesday, April 15th, 2003
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: Any PDA smaller than The Newton Anyone out there remember my review of the PDA Plus case??? (If so, you get a Master’s Degree in Gadgeteer Third-String reviewer trivia; I used to be Second String but let’s not talk about the Axim). Anyhoo, as I was reviewing said leather flip-out case, IRead More…

Pygmy Pouch Review

on Wednesday, March 26th, 2003

It is highly likely that most of our readers have had to buy several different cases over the years as they upgraded to different PDAs. Depending on your tastes, this might be quite an expensive prospect. One of the more obvious ways to avoid this dilemma is to use a pouch that can adapt fromRead More…

DSI-USA iPAQ Holster Review

on Tuesday, March 18th, 2003
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: iPAQ 36,37,38,and 3900 series Pocket PCs iPAQ owners that are on the lookout for a hard case for their favorite PDA, should check out DSI-USA’s iPAQ Holster. Although somewhat bulky, this case allows you to wear your PDA on your belt while also allowing you to use it with various expansion packs.Read More…

Vaja i-Volution Natu Tungsten T Case Review

on Monday, February 10th, 2003
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: Palm Tungsten T I’ve had my Tungsten T for several months now, and have been waiting impatiently for a perfect case to use with it. At the moment, I’m using a Digital Express flip case. It is a nice case, but I’ve been looking forward to receiving a Vaja case. I’ll admitRead More…