Wicked Lasers is known for its handheld lasers and flashlights that redefine what it means to be bright. A few years ago it released a flashlight that was intense enough to start a fire, and now the company has managed to dramatically shrink its design so you can easily bring it the next time you go camping and leave…
Unimpressed with the flashlights sold at your local outdoors store? Need to be able to spot bears at night from five miles away on your next camping trip? Just do what YouTube hacker Samm Sheperd did and build your own using eight 100-watt LED chips that produce somewhere around 72,000 lumens.
Matches are a great way to start a fire when you don’t want to rub a bunch of sticks together, but their short burn time makes them terrible when you just need a little light. Here’s a better idea: a matchbook full of tiny disposable LED flashlights you can keep tucked away for when you need some emergency lighting.
When you’re heading out for a night run, or hiking through the woods after dark, a working headlamp is almost as important as the shoes on your feet. So Petzl is upgrading its hands-free headlamps with Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity to intelligently manage brightness and battery life.
Lining up a USB cable with the tiny charging port on your phone is hard enough during the day. At night it might as well be a MENSA test that you’ll always fail. But what if the business end of your USB cable glowed like a beacon in the night when touched? Now you see why it’s time to upgrade.
If you take a good long look around your living room, you’ll probably be surprised at just how many electronic devices you own that have USB ports. And that’s what makes this ultra-compact flashlight so genius. Plug it into any powered USB port—whether it’s on a computer, an extension cord, or even a portable…
Whether you're mining for gold deep in the heart of Alaska, or trying to find your way downstairs to replace a blown fuse, this retro-styled lantern from Barebones will light the way without needing a single drop of kerosene. Because instead of a flame, it uses a three Cree LED bulbs powered by a rechargeable battery.
Instead of a more traditional push-button on/off switch, this five-inch pocketable flashlight from Foursevens uses a bolt-action mechanism to turn on and off, or toggle between one of four different output modes including an emergency SOS signal.
There's no point in keeping a stash of emergency flashlights around your home if the batteries inside them just end up getting stolen for TV remotes and the kids' toys. So the folks who created the original LUCI, a dirt-cheap inflatable solar-powered rechargeable lantern, have tweaked its design for the new Luci EMRG…
Because batteries have a limited shelf life, that flashlight you've been saving for an emergency might not actually work when you need it to. So instead of stocking up on candles, grab a couple of these tiny emergency lights from Eton that simply need you to add water to keep them lit for three full days.
Solar-powered flashlights consistently suffer from one glaring problem: They're ugly as hell. But that's nothing that a multidisciplinary creative collective from Japan can't solve.
The only thing worse than the power outage that has you reaching for a flashlight in the middle of the night is finding that it too is out of power. But the Trioh is a flashlight you don't have to hide away in a drawer, it's designed to be as aesthetically pleasing as it is useful, remaining perpetually charged on its…
Nearly every non-mechanical watch comes with a light of some sort letting you read the time in the dark, but SureFire's 2211 Luminox WristLight is the first to come with a built-in light that can illuminate an entire room in the middle of the night.
Is there anything scarier than the thought of being out in the woods at night with a dead flashlight? Of course there is; your smartphone could be dead too. That's why GoalZero's latest flashlight, the Torch 250, can be recharged with a built-in solar panel, or simply your muscles using a pop-out hand crank.
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.
Atlanta, Georgia-based FOURSEVENS has been on the bleeding edge of the LED flashlight revolution for the last decade. We talked to CEO David Chow about what makes his lights so bright and where flashlight technology is going.
Anyone can benefit from owning a quality flashlight, especially you. Here's how to find the right one without breaking the bank.
Now that we all have pocket computers with camera flashes, the need for a good flashlight just isn't what it used to be. But if you're lost in the woods at midnight, that little LED is not going to cut it. The Maelstrom Regen MMR-X will.
There are very few sports you can't play at night, thanks to the magic of gigantic stadium floodlights. But if your hunt for fresh powder leads you to the dark side of the mountain after the sun has set, careening down the slopes blind is a terrible idea. So the ever-innovative folks at Signal Snowboards decided a…
A headlamp is the ultimate hands-free flashlight when you're going toe-to-toe with mother nature, but you don't necessarily want to wear one 24/7. For those times when you're hanging out at a campsite, or getting ready for bed in your tent, Blackfire's Clamplight Lantern also seems like a great alternative to trying…