A USB-rechargeable Cree LED flashlight for $21 would be a pretty good deal under any circumstances, but this one includes a seatbelt cutter, window hammer, and even a 10,400mAh USB battery charger. Plus, it includes IPX6 waterproofing, so you’ll still be able to use it if you drive your car into a lake (though in that…
Last year, Surefire released an innovative new line of “WristLights.” But, at $800, they were way too expensive for most people. This new 2211X costs just $170 and is just as bright. How’s it work?
Gizmodo rounded up the best LED flashlights back in 2012, and Indefinitely Wild has a great primer as well, but now it’s time to ask the audience. Whether you suffer frequent power outages, spend your time outdoors or in the garage, or just feel better having one around, a great flashlight is an essential tool. But…
The MMU-X3R is FourSevens’ brightest handheld flashlight yet. At 2,000 lumens, it’s brighter than my car’s high beams and is small enough to fit into the palm of my hand. But, is it the right light for you?
This new BioLite NanoGrid functions as a hanging work light or lantern, a multi-point area light, a powerful flashlight and a portable power source for your electronics, all in a single $100 product. The ultimate camping gadget? I got my hands on a unit to find out.
There are plenty of gadgets you could wish for as you're sitting in the dark on a slow ski lift, with a dead phone, in freezing temperatures. Unless you are one of those people who carries more than just a phone and a wallet in your ski coat—which, congratulations—you will probably have none of them.
Headlamps aren't just for overnight wilderness treks, a hands-free light source can be useful for everything from detailed hobby work to fixing a car. And Olight's H15S is particularly useful for that last application, allowing you to activate its bright LED lamp with a simple wave gesture when your hands are covered…
There's a lot to like about designer Antonio Serrano's Lil Torch flashlight concept that extends and retracts like an old pirate spyglass providing a focused beam when needed, or a wide flood of illumination when collapsed.
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.
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…
15-year-old Ann Makosinski, from Victoria, British Columbia, has created a LED flashlight powered only by body heat. Zero batteries. Just hold it and it will start working. Look at her demonstrating it in the video.
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…
What the lights go out, don't be screwed. You think that little drugstore flashlight is good enough? Give it an hour until it flickers dead and leaves you blind. The Solarforce M6, though—that's your pint-sized lifeline.
Yeh, metal-tape measures stopped being cool right around the time ThinkGeek started selling the Smart String, which has 50-inches of retractable string that can bend around curved things. BUT WAIT! It also tells you the measurements on the LCD screen.
I hate it when I'm investigating a spooky mystery, or walking around the woods at night, and don't have any sweet tunes to go along with me. Actually, I don't, because that scenario never exists, and this product is moronic.
Sinclair's Eon Extreme claims to have the highest power-to-weight ratio of any flashlight in the world. Based on its tiny size and shining it in my face, I can say that this is most probably true.
500 five millimeter white LEDs have been affixed to a flashlight, turning it into a 50-watt behemoth that'll ensure you're seen in Timbuktu.