Gadgets & Gizmos That Work

Open a Bottle of Wine with SKIL Vivo!

Here’s a Gift Idea Any Mom Will Love! MT. PROSPECT, ILL.  – Opening a bottle of wine just got a whole lot easier and more fun with SKIL Power Tools. The iXO Vivo™ Power Corkscrew (model # 2354-10) is a unique twist on the popular SKIL iXO Cordless Screwdriver. The iXO Vivo combines the versatility […]

SOG Multi-tool: Paratool S31-N

SOG Paratool brings 14 tools to your pocket When you think about multi-tools, the word “Leatherman” most likely comes to mind.  After all, it’s sort of like the word “Kleenex” is to tissue , or “Velcro” is to hook and loop (who knew the other brands were called hook and loop tape?).  But there are […]

Pelican Gesture Activated LED Headlamp

Pelican 2720 LED Headlight Review You can never be too rich, too thin, or have too many flashlights – words to live by. The Pelican 2720 LED Headlight is one you should consider adding to your collection, thanks to a couple of really cool features that we’ll get to in a moment. LED Headlamp Features […]

Stanley 14 in 1 Folding Locking Multi-Tool (STHT70695)

Stanley 14 in 1 Multi-tool Overview: Stanley has always been a leader in innovation in hand tools, and the STHT70695 14 in 1 Multi-Tool is no exception.  It’s one of those tools that makes you wonder how you ever got along without one before now.   Compact and lightweight (it’s a bit bigger than a pocket […]

FUMI Bracelet Purse Hook is One Clever Gadget

FUMI Bracelet Purse Hook I’m a sucker for a bargain, so I am on every “deal of the day” website out there.  Mostly I buy half-off discounts for restaurants, etc., but occasionally, I’ll see a really cool idea and decide to take a chance on a new product.  That was the case recently with the […]

iStabilizer Dolly ISTDL01 – For Smart Phones | CES 2013

iStabilizer Dolly ISTDL01 – CES 2013 The iStabilizer Dolly ISTDL01 is another example of good, old-fashioned American ingenuity at work. Noah Rasheta is the founder of iStabilizer, a company specializing in equipment that’s designed to let you get smoother video using your smart phone. The iStabilizer Dolly ISTDL01 is comprised of a small platform with […]

ACDelco ARM602-3 Torque Cube – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

ACDelco ARM602-3 Torque Cube – SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Good things come in small packages, as the saying goes. That’s what makes the Torque Cube so cool. Unlike a standard torque wrench, it can fit easily in your pocket. It’s available in 3/8″ (ARM602-3) or 1/2″ (ARM602-4) drive and has an audible alert when you’ve reached your […]

Ecovacs Winbot Window Cleaning Robot | CES 2013

Ecovacs Winbot Robot Who doesn’t love cleaning windows? Really? Wouldn’t it be great if someone invented a robot to do the job for you? Funny you should mention that… That’s one of the great things about the Consumer Electronics Show – you never know what you’re gonna get. We found a company that manufactures robots […]

iRobot Looj 330 Gutter Cleaner | CES 2013

Looj 330 Gutter Cleaning Robot Is there anything robots can’t do these days? It’s a little scary when you think about it. I mean, sure, they’re fun to watch as they tackle our mundane household and work chores, but what happens when the power goes out? We’re all gonna have to re-learn our basic survival […]

HEAD Multi-Sport Gloves with SensaTEC Review

I am not a “cold weather” person.  I would prefer that it stay above 80 degrees year round.  But since winter is bound to come, and it’s inevitable that I’ll have to be out in the cold at some point, I do everything within my power to stay warm, especially my hands and feet. A […]