Popular Android Flashlight App Straight-Up Lied About Selling Data

Were you one of the 100 million Android users that downloaded the Brightest Flashlight Free app? Did you conscientiously click "no" when asked if you'd like to allow the app to track your location data? Well, too bad, suckers. Because not only has the FTC revealed that the popular, light-giving app was secretly selling… » 12/06/13 10:41am 12/06/13 10:41am

HLP Flashlight: A Highly Functional Utility App That's Beautiful, to…

There's certainly no dearth of apps floating around with the sole purpose of turning your phone's LED bulb into a makeshift flashlight. So if you're someone to whom design is an afterthought (at best), you'll probably be perfectly content keeping what you already have. For the rest of you, though, HLP Flashlight for… » 4/04/13 6:00pm 4/04/13 6:00pm

5.11 Tactical Series UC3.400 Flashlight Might Be the Last Torch You'll…

And it does it all without batteries of any kind. That is, if it ever comes to light (ugh). Slated for release in 2009, the 5.11's Light for Life UC3.400 LED flashlight uses the almost mystical power of an ultracapacitor » 11/09/08 5:00pm 11/09/08 5:00pm to achieve a full 23.5-hour charge in 90 seconds. This torch is expensive at $170, but the makers…

Portable USB Power Supply Doubles as a Flashlight

Unlike so many other » 10/29/08 6:00pm 10/29/08 6:00pm portable backup power supplies, this version from USB Geek can do more than just one boring trick. When it's not charging your portable gadgets, the power supply doubles a handy little flashlight. In other words, it's convergence that actually makes some sense. Plus, it comes with every charging…

FlashPoint ES Torch is Actually a Pocket-Sized Microwave

According to BookofJoe, the image above originated in a recent issue of the Financial Times 'How To Spend It' » 10/17/08 11:15am 10/17/08 11:15am magazine. As the caption notes, the FlashPoint ES Torch is described as a mini-microwave "Exo-Stove" that can be twisted to focus its energy on a cup of coffee, soup, etc in order to cook it. There isn't a shred …