Wirecutter says this is the best waterproof iPhone case. Read the full article on how the Incipio Atlas beats out the rest of the competition.
Breitling Emergency 2 - The world’s first wristwatch with a dual frequency locator beacon.
$15,000 from Breitling
“The BladeKey is an easy to use Swiss Army style pocket key organizer that works with standard keys.”
It looks like it could be coming to Kickstarter some time in the future but for now, there are only a few available. Purchase a prototype for $25 and $5 shipping.
The 2013 CountyComm Maratac Pilot Automatic Watch (large) is currently back in stock. They don’t last long so if you’re interested, you should act fast.
The Magpul Field Case for the iPhone 5 is almost out. There were rumors they had some at SHOT Show but when I asked, they said they only had a few in the back and they weren’t available to hand out or sell.
“The Field Case (MSRP $12.95) features a semi-rigid construction to allow snag-free removal from pockets, protection from minor impacts/drops, low profile PMAG-style side ribs for added grip, and single-piece snap-on design for easy installation and removal. Compatible with all iPhone 4 and 5 models. Designed and manufactured in the U.S.A.”
The iTwin Connect is “a tiny 3.5 inch device that plugs into your laptop through the USB port, encrypts all your data, and routes it through the host server of your choice — either iTwin’s own secure servers, or your own computer that you’ve linked to the device.” via TechCrunch
worn&wound has a review of the Lum-Tec Combat B16 + Super Combat B2. Versatile watches with a classic military design.
SE-MT908 Credit Card-Sized, 11 Function Multi-Purpose Tool
“It works as a can opener, knife edge, screwdriver, ruler, cap opener, four-position wrench, butterfly screw wrench, saw blade, direction ancillary wrench, two-position wrench, and a keychain hole.”
“GravityLight is a revolutionary new approach to storing energy and creating illumination. It takes only 3 seconds to lift the weight which powers GravityLight, creating 30 minutes of light on its descent. For free.”
via Fast Company: “The GravityLight gets power from the slow lowering of a weight. All it takes is enough elbow grease to hoist the bag, and you can light a room with nothing but a bag of sand.”
If you’re looking for a quality USA made pocket tool, you can’t go wrong with anything from Peter Atwood.
It doesn’t look to be in production anymore but the Pocket Tool X Wrex seemed to be quite the handy tool for EDC use. Has anyone tried one of these?
The Kuratas [Suidobashi Heavy Industries] - It’s a ways off from being a real mech but it’s a start. And I want one. Note: It’s really just an “art piece” and more or less one awesome giant toy. - Mike
PocketMonkey: The Wallet Utility Tool - “PocketMonkey does most of the functions seen in leading utility tools. Then adds some that are truly novel. 12 functions in all. There’s no knife, so you don’t have to worry about TSA getting frisky.”
[Available on Kickstarter]