Keychain

KEEO Keyholder is a keychain alternative with a Bluetooth to your smartphone

The KEEO Keyholder is a German designed Kickstarter project for a keychain alternative. Made of stainless steel with a glass-fiber reinforced housing, the KEEO features a switchblade type mechanism that will flip out your desired key with a touch of a button. The KEEO also utilizes Bluetooth technology to pair with your iOS or Android …

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Kwikset Kevo lets you open your front door with a gentle caress

Kwikset, longtime makers of locks and keys, have announced that their new Kevo deadbolt lock will be available for pre-order starting today. The Kevo looks like a standard deadbolt style lock that you might find installed in most doors. But it uses Bluetooth Low Energy™ 4.0 technology to turn your smartphone into an electronic key …

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TiPiK titanium lockpick set for when a paperclip just won’t do

Do you have an EDC setup? Are you always on the lookout for that unique item to carry, the “I never knew I needed it until I needed it” type of item? Then the TiPiK Titanium Lockpick Set may be what you are looking for. I have always been interested in adding a lockpick set …

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It may not be the “one ring to rule them all”, but the Ringtool can fix a lot

There are tons of pocket tools out on the market these days, in many shapes sizes and forms. I am always looking for unique, simple to use and easy to carry pocket tools to refine and simplify my EDC (Every Day Carry). The Ringtool by Reductivist may be the replacement I am looking for. The …

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Dangle your gear in style with a GearPull

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. …

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Keyprop, the portable smartphone stand on your key ring

Ever wish you had a way to prop up your smart phone for reading, Skyping or watching your favorite videos? The Keyprop by Integral Design may be the simple, stylish and portable solution you are looking for. The Keyprop is made out of polycarbonate and is over-molded with a rubberized TPE material. This means the Keyprop is …

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INOVA Microlight STS keychain flashlight review

A few days ago I posted a news item about the INOVA Microlight STS keychain flashlight. We’ve all seen similar looking flashlights small enough to easily fit on a keychain, but the INOVA Microlight STS Swipe to Shine from Nite Ize has something I’ve never seen before with any flashlight… touch/gesture controls. That’s right, there are …

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INOVA Microlight STS – Keychain flashlight with touch controls

EDC flashlights are usually either of the clicky or twisty variety. The INOVA Microlight STS (Swipe to Shine) just blew my mind because it is  a touch controlled light for your keychain. That’s right, this small 16 lumen LED flashlight does not have any buttons or switches that you have to press or slide in …

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Julie’s Gadget Diary – My evolving EDC

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 replace …

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Keep your key safe in a gokey bracelet

I still see lots of those silicone bands around people’s wrists, but I haven’t seen one like the gokey.  This band opens up so you can slide the top of your house or locker key inside one end, then you wrap the band around your wrist and close it over the rest of your key. …

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Xuron 496 Split Ring Pliers – Tools you never knew existed

Did you know there is a tool designed specifically for opening split rings? You know, the rings you use to hold your keys? I didn’t either till I read about it on one of my favorite sites: EDC Forums. The Xuron 496 Split Ring Plier will save you from pinched finger tips and broken nails. …

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