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RTG R-PAL Personal Area Light review

on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

My son just entered Cub Scouts not too long ago, and that got me thinking about camping lights… or just any light.  I grew up with bulky steel flashlights that never lasted long, or fidgety gas Coleman lights that some unlucky adult was constantly pumping up.  How does a modern LED lamp, such as theRead More…


AthLights – Tiny wearable flashing LED lights that keep you visible

on Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

When your workouts include running, walking, biking or other activities in the streets, it’s very important that you don’t blend into your surroundings. You want to be easily visible to drivers or you might end up as a skid mark on the pavement. In addition to wearing light colored clothing, and adding reflectors on yourRead More…


This emergency light is no bigger than a wine cork

on Saturday, February 15th, 2014

As a matter of fact, it looks a lot like a wine bottle cork.  Pop the cork end off of the Bottlelight to expose the USB plug that’s used to charge the internal battery.  When you need emergency lighting or even some ambient mood lighting without the risk of candle flames, you just twist theRead More…

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Reliable Überlight 9000C SMD LED Task Light review

on Sunday, August 11th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

Need a task light for your desk or workspace but want something that runs cool?  The Reliable Überlight 9000C SMD LED Task Light is something you should consider.  Let’s shine some light on this one.


Customize your light with the Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp

By: Ryan Chapman
on Saturday, April 20th, 2013
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Nearly everyone who’s familiar with electronic games has heard of Tetris, and ThinkGeek has capitalized on this to make a nostalgia-inspiring Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp. You can customize your lamp into various configurations using the seven interlocking pieces, which are of course, shaped like classic Tetris shapes. The base shape is the four-block straightRead More…


Portable USB LED Light review

on Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Sometimes you just need a little bit of light.  This portable USB light from IPEVO is a convenient, not to mention inexpensive, addition to a laptop bag.


Add light wherever you need it with this battery-powered LED ceiling fixture

on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Just as the title says, you can add a pendant lighting fixture wherever you need one without having to pay an electrician to run wiring to that location.  The Battery Powered LED Pendant Light from Solutions installs with the included bolts.  The shade cover and the ceiling cover are both stainless steel with your choiceRead More…


Osram Cuby Light – Cute and Cuby

on Saturday, May 12th, 2012

The Cuby Light from Osram is a cube shaped LED light producing 20 Lumens and due to its flexible and bendable clip can be used for such things as a reading lamp or attached to bars or handles for accent lighting.  Made from dirt resistant rubberized silicon the cubes are light and shockproof.  Rather than usingRead More…

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FLEx Lighting Illuminated Optical Film – A Bright e-Reader Addition

on Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

FLEx Lighting has created an illuminated optical film that may eliminate the need for reading lights with e-ink readers (amongst other applications).  The 50 micron film is flexible, edgeless, and invisible when turned off and produces a soft, low uniform light when on using a single low power consuming LED .  It can be implemented eitherRead More…


Get rid of bright LED lights with LightDims

on Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Posted in: News

There are probably a good amount of gadgets around the house that have an obnoxiously bright LED–from your alarm clock to DVD player to television.  LightDims are designed to fit over the LED and reduce or eliminate the glare of the light.  LightDims are essentially just stickers.  Yes, a Hello Kitty sticker for 10 centsRead More…

Prepare to surrender 2 to 4 outlets to this beast.

Maxxeon WorkStar 1400 Review

on Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
Posted in: Gear

Some of my time at work is spent under desks, behind stacks of network gear, and fishing around for cables in the plenum of an office or data center. A good flashlight is not hard to find, and I have several LED-equipped models, but they all suffer the same flaws. They are rounded, slender, andRead More…