Plenty of people, myself included, prefer the versatility and ergonomics of backpacks to single-shoulder messenger bags when it comes to lugging laptops and other gear from A to B, so this week, we’re looking to find the best. Check out the rules below, cinch up your straps, and head down to the comments to nominate…
Peak Design changed the way photographers carried their cameras with the introduction of an innovative clip. Now, they’re taking on camera bags. We tested their Everyday Messenger to see how it performs.
A multitool you can wear on your wrist? Neat! But, will it actually be useful as, you know, a tool? I don’t think so. This is manly wrist fashion, not a genuinely useful wearable.
You needn't sacrifice basic preparedness — for the outdoors, for fixing stuff or for first aid — just because you're flying somewhere carry-on only. These are the tools you can take on planes, how to pack them and how to use them.
Need or want a new flashlight? Here's a chance to win one of six (or all six) FOURSEVENS portable illumination devices. Each is one of the nicest lights on the market.
Sharp, dangerous, often illegal and honestly not very good as a weapon; I still wouldn't be caught dead without a good knife. Here's why I carry one everywhere and why you should too.
For less than $50, I've built a keychain toolkit that's fixed cars, motorcycles and once kept me out of jail. It's even legal on airplanes. Here's how you can build yours.
I carry around a lot more stuff than I should. Today's ancillary crap? Five USB cables, an emergency DSLR (no battery), and, um, an iPod Nano that I didn't know I still had. This tool-loaded key chain, however, might be the most useful thing I'll ever own.