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Dangle your gear in style with a GearPull

on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear

The GearPull is a pocket gear accessory that is available in Brass, Copper and Pure Titanium. Currently seeking funding through Kickstarter, the GearPull is a thick clip with multiple attachment points that allows for organization of your gear. Project creator Gamble Staempfli sent me one in Copper and Brass so I could judge the quality.Read More…

Oldest gadget

What’s the oldest gadget you still use regularly today?

on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Posted in: Articles

Let’s face it we live in a disposable age, phones have a desirable life span of less than 2 years, printer ink costs more than a new printer, things break within the first couple of years, and we just go and replace them. A true Gadgeteer covets the latest and greatest, but in the “oldRead More…


Julie’s Gadget Diary – My evolving EDC

on Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Posted in: Articles, Bags, Gear

I thought it might be interesting and useful for me to capture a visual and text list of my EDC (Every Day Carry) gear on a monthly basis. Seeing my gear might give you ideas for your own EDC and I’m hoping you might make suggestions for things I should look at that might replaceRead More…


Stuffa Jacket – Fit More In

on Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Julie loves her SCOTTEVEST products, but they’re aimed at the Gadgeteer in all of us, with pockets for all your electronic gadgets.  What if you’re one of those minimalist travellers or need to “beat” those airline-imposed carry on luggage limits?  The Stuffa Jacket might be the solution.  With 12 compartments for stuffing in your long weekend’sRead More…


SCOTTEVEST Lola Women’s Jacket Review

on Sunday, May 13th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

Although it’s the middle of May here in Indiana, we are still having a few 40 degree mornings. Instead of dragging out my winter coat, I’ve been enjoying the comfort and gadget storage of the SCOTTEVEST Lola Jacket. Wearing this jacket allows me to hide all my gear in the jacket and leave my shoulder bagRead More…


A pocket for your pocket

on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Need a pocket for your pocket?  Then the new Maxpedition Mini Pocket organizer might be just for you. I love Maxpedition products.  They’re utilitarian and very well made. One thing I don’t like about wearing pants with cargo pockets is that smaller items tend to move around loosely.  The Maxpedition Mini Pocket looks like theRead More…


Carry and conceal your gadgets while all gussied up

on Saturday, December 11th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Travel Gear

Wish you could carry your indispensably favorite gadgets on your person and look sharp at a board (bored?) meeting at the same time?  Impossible, you say?  SCOTTeVEST doesn’t.  The latest in their line of gadget-concealing clothing is the deceptively simple-named SeV Sport Coat.   With a traditional 3-button tailored fit, it features 24 (!) NoBulgeRead More…


Hide gadgets ninja-style with a Takino Shirt

on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Travel Gear

If you’re on this site, you’re a gadgetophile, which probably means you lug around a lot of gadgets.  But what to do if you can’t or don’t want to haul a messenger bag, but you feel the need to have your phone, music player, earbuds, camera, wallet, keys, passport, pen, multitool, breath mints and maybeRead More…


Inchworm – A Ruler on your Keychain

on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

The Inchworm is an EDC (Every Day Carry) tool from TEC Accessories that you keep on your keychain. It’s a 3 inch long 6Al-4V grade titanium rod of 3/16″ diameter with grooves cut at 1/8″, 1/2″ and 1 inch increments with a bead blasted matte finish surface. Having a small ruler always at your fingertipsRead More…


College logo gear to fuel your March Madness

on Sunday, March 21st, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Spring brought you a bit of the March Madness?  A fanatic of your favorite institution of higher learning?  Check out iPhone cases, laptops bags, USB flash drives and more from Tribeca Spirit.  Currently offering 57 NCAA teams, find your favorite and do some representin’ this spring, or any other time you want to show offRead More…


Carry a Toolbox in Your Wallet

on Sunday, March 7th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News, Wallets

ThinkGeek has some handy, credit-card sized tools that you can carry with you in your wallet.  These wallet tools are made of stainless steel, and as ThinkGeek says, are “perfect for your inner MacGyver.”   ThinkGeek has the hex-head spanner wrench for metric bolts 6-14 mm, guitar plectrums, ice scraper, and a bottle opener.  Prices are $6.99Read More…


Take Your Communications into the 23rd Century

on Thursday, March 4th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Geek Toys, News

This USB speaker/microphone from Restoration Hardware will make you feel like you’re on the Starship Enterprise.   This communicator  looks like those used in the original series, and comes complete with beeps and nine sound-bites from the  series.  It’s 5.5 X 2 X 6.5 inches, has volume and mute buttons, and a 4 ft cable.  ItRead More…

Torch Ultra-Bright 1

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…


Keychain Pocket Knife

on Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

If you’d like to have a simple pocket knife but don’t want to add any more bulk to the things you carry in your pocket (or your bag), the key shaped pocket knife from Garrett Wade is worth a look.   This single-blade, German-made knife is barely larger than a regular key.  It’s available for $24.90. Read More…


Environmentally Friendly with a Sense of Humor

on Friday, December 18th, 2009
Posted in: News, Travel Gear

These tabletop items from Vat19 can help you do your part to reduce waste and appeal to your sense of humor.  They offer a line of reusable melamine plates and cups that look like their wasteful cousins.  There are melamine “paper” plates that look like the thin, pleated edge paper products – set of fourRead More…


Static Electricity Eliminator at Think Geek

on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

I have a terrible problem with static electricity.  I am not exaggerating when I say that I once got shocked touching the car window glass getting out of my car in the rain.  By the end of winter, my poor dog cringes when I reach to pet him.  It’s so bad that my husband won’tRead More…


Now THIS is flatware…

on Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

If you’ve ever packed for a hike, camping trip, or other activity in which saving precious space is paramount, you know how difficult it can be.  Behold Fozzils ThinkFLAT!  Part origami, part tableware, each item–be it bowl, cup, spoon or otherwise–can hold hot liquid without leaking, but can be collapsed completely flat.  Made from durableRead More…


Spotlight Gadget – Flipside Wallet

on Thursday, January 29th, 2009
Posted in: Wallets

Do you all remember the Jimi Wallet? Well, this is the Flipside Wallet. It’s also a plastic wallet, but this one is also an RFID shielding wallet.