RFID shielding

I am on a quest for a great leather wallet. I really enjoy using my Garzini Essenziale Finestra wallet, but are there others out there that I might like better? When the Gadgeteer was offered an Axess leather wallet to review, I volunteered to do so. I chose the Axess “Superior” Extended Vegetable Tanned Leather RFID-blocking… Read More

The TRU VIRTU Wallet Oyster Series is made of aluminum, so it can block RFID scanners from reading your cards.  It’s a clamshell-style wallet that measures about 3.8″ X 2.7″ X 1″, but it has room for cards and receipts in one compartment and cash and coins in a second.  Each compartment has its own button… Read More

My husband was telling me about a co-worker who has to travel outside the country a lot on business.  This person said he was swarmed by a crowd of people, all talking at him and bumping into him in the lobby of his hotel.  When he reached into his pocket, grabbed his wallet out, and… Read More

QVC is offering a set of two HALO 3000mAh Ultra Slim Portable Chargers with RFID Card Wallet as their Today’s Special Value.  Each charger is individually boxed with a set of cables: USB-to-microUSB charging cable, USB to 8-pin charging cable (Lightning), and a 30-pin connector tip.  The HALO charger has enough power to recharge phones or… Read More

Travelon, as you can guess from the name, makes great bags for traveling – around town or around the world.  This particular wallet and bag combination is perfect for protecting your valuables and your personal data as you go about your daily travels.  The Travelon Anti-Theft Convertible Hobo with RFID Blocking Wallet are made of 100% polyester… Read More

This is a Kickstarter project that’s already raised over 7X the funding goal with just over a week left in the funding period.  The Carbonlite wallet is a minimalist wallet made from two plates of “premium aerospace grade 6k 2×2 weave instead of the standard 3k 1×1. All of our carbon fiber has a smooth… Read More

If Dad’s an international traveler, he could probably use a travel documents organizer to make navigating customs easier.  This organizer from Travelon has the added bonus of protecting his passport from unauthorized RF scanning.  The RFID-blocking Safe ID Ripstop Boarding Pass Neck Wallet measures just  5.5″ x 4.5″ x 0.5″ when folded, and it comes with a… Read More

I once saw a TV show where a woman was walking down a busy sidewalk, not doing anything in particular, not even bumping into the people she passed.  She seemed innocent, but she had a RF reader in her bag that was scanning the RFID-enabled cards inside the wallets of everyone she passed, and she… Read More

Supposedly, your cellphone still sends out information to the service provider about your activities even after you’ve turned it off.  If you want to make sure that no one can track those signals, you need a case or bag from MIAmobi.  The lining in these bags contains colloidal silver, which blocks all radio frequencies to/from… Read More

These purse organizers were originally designed to keep women’s purses organized and to make it simpler to change bags, but I don’t see any reason why guys couldn’t make use of them in gear bags, too.  This Travelon RFID Blocking Purse Organizer has  a woven metallic fabric sandwiched inside the walls to protect RFID cards… Read More

If you’d like to protect your cards with RFID chips – like drivers licenses in some states, credit cards, and passports – from being scanned without your knowledge, you have several wallets to choose from.  However, you can now protect individual cards without having to replace your wallet.  The practical_pats store at eBay offers Tyvek… Read More

Most stainless-steel wallets seem to be made for men, but Hammacher Schlemmer has one designed just for women.  The wallet is 7.5″ W x 4.25″ H x 1″ D, and it is woven from 25,000 stainless steel fibers only 0.001″ thick.  H-S says ” impervious to stretching or staining and resistant to corrosive salts and acids, the… Read More

Sitting on a wallet the size of a brick can cause back pain.  Wallets in the back pocket are also an easier target for pick-pockets.  You can eliminate both risks by switching to the Rogue Wallet, a front-pocket wallet designed by a man with back problems.  The Rogue wallet is shaped to fit into the… Read More