EDC

Thyrm DarkVault keeps your gadgets safe from harm

NEWS – Expedition, tactical, and adventure supplier Thyrm has added to their line of protective cases with a new gadget case to complement their battery and lighter products. The DarkVault comes in two flavors: DarkVault and DarkVault Comms. The DarkVault has battlefield-grade construction and a gasket seal to keep out dirt and water.  Both flavors …

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This carabiner is an all-in-one EDC multi-tool

CROWDFUNDED NEWS – Here’s an EDC tool that features a rugged design and hidden tools that will make your friends do a double-take when they see you use this carabiner to open a box or tighten a screw. What is it? The GPCA (which stands for General Purpose California) is an EDC multi-tool built into …

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Waterfield Executive Leather Messenger Bag review

REVIEW – Okay, a bag or backpack is technically not a gadget—I get that. But you gotta carry your stuff (gadgets included) in something, so I’m reviewing a new something to do just that— the Executive Leather Messenger Bag from Waterfield Designs.   What is it? The Executive Leather Messenger Bag is the successor to …

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PockeTool mini multi-tool review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – When you are choosing EDC gear, what criteria do you use? Does the tool have to be small enough to fit your pocket? Multi-use functionality? Rugged? Easy to use? Today I want to show you the PockeTool which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. This little tool ticks all those boxes. Let’s …

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The Tape Light is an extendable string light for outdoor or indoor adventures

NEWS – The Tape Light from N.BX is a portable and rechargeable 2-in-1 EDC light that you can hang from your backpack. It’s available in several colors and features LEDs around the edge and it also has an extendable strip of LEDs that you can pull out like a tape measure. The LED light string …

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WaterField just created the perfect small EDC shoulder bag

NEWS – San Francisco based WaterField Designs has been churning out awesome stuff lately and their newest bag is a small shoulder pouch called the Marqui Crossbody Pouch. All I can say is that I.want.one.now. The Marqui is a small bag that is made of black ballistic nylon with your choice of 6 colors for …

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Getting your stuff together and keep it that way with Colonel Littleton’s Zip It pouches

NEWS – Colonel Littleton has released a new series of organizational pouches call Zip It. The pouches come in three sizes, which are conveniently called (from smallest to largest) Zip It No. 1 Zip It No. 2 Zip It No. 3 All three pouches are made from high-quality, full-grain, dry-milled, vintage brown leather. Unlike in …

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Leatherman Free T4 pocket multi-tool review

REVIEW – How many times have you needed something – a screwdriver, knife, something to pry with?  One solution is to carry the well-known Swiss army knife, but those tend to be bulky and heavy. That need led to the creation of multitools – small, pocketable tools and Leatherman is at the forefront of that …

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Messenger bag fans, it’s time to grab your wallet

NEWS – My favorite style of EDC bag is a messenger style bag. Although I’ve never given a backpack a real try (should I?), I have been carrying a messenger bag with me to work for as long as I can remember (decades even). One of my favorite bag designers is WaterField Designs in San …

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Tom Bihn Nik’s Minimalist Wallets review

REVIEW – We’ve reviewed lots of wallets here at The Gadgeteer, and quite a few products from Tom Bihn as well.  So it only makes sense that we review the new Tom Bihn Nik’s Minimalist Wallet.  How does it stack up against Tom Bihn’s high-quality, durable, well-designed bags and travel accessories?  Let’s find out!  Gadget …

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Waterfield Designs Micro Wallet review

REVIEW – We love wallets here at The Gadgeteer, in all shapes and sizes.  One of my favorite types is the zipper wallet, because it holds its contents very securely.  Recently, Waterfield Designs, who has been producing some really nice zipper wallets for some time now, updated their Micro Wallet product line with some new …

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Waterfield Designs Passport Finn Access Wallet review

REVIEW – The Waterfield Designs Finn Wallet has been one of their staple products for many years and has undergone several updates during that time.  One of the more dramatic updates was the creation of the Finn Access Wallet, which added an exterior pocket for quick card access to the outside of the wallet.  Waterfield …

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Nitecore NTK05 titanium keychain knife review

REVIEW – If you’ve been looking for a tiny, incredibly sharp and usable blade to add to your EDC, you have to check out the Nitecore NTK05. Let’s check it out. What is it? The Nitecore NTK05 is a key sized titanium folding knife with a replaceable scalpel blade. What’s in the package? Nitecore NTK05 …

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