boomBottle Jobsite Speaker – CES Video Preview

Scosche Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Technically, Scosche designed the boomBottle to fit in the water bottle holder of a bicycle, but as soon as we saw it, we knew it had all the hallmarks of a great jobsite accessory. The speaker is tough, resistant to the elements and sounds great. Plus, it can be used as […]

Multi-Functional Bluetooth Speaker | CES Preview

Spider International E-PTSK-BK03 Speaker When is a speaker not just a speaker? When it’s also a hands-free speakerphone for your bluetooth smart phone, as well. That’s what caught our eye about this cool piece of electronics – aside from the crisp sound it puts out. It’s a perfect accessory to go from the truck to […]

HoverCam Mini 5 HD Camera – CES Video Preview

HoverCam Mini 5 HD Camera I’ve always been drawn to cameras (go figure). So when my natural curiosity drew me to the HoverCam booth, I started to justify why we should bring this camera to your attention. I mean, what would this have to do with construction, building, or architecture? And then it hit me…everything! […]

GoalZero Switch8 Solar Recharging Kit

Portable Solar Charger – GoalZero We’re always willing to take a look at solar products, just in case one actually makes sense. That’s exactly what happened when we stepped into the GoalZero booth at CES this year. We were introduced not only to the Yeti Solar Generator, but this handy little tool, as well. The […]

Otterbox Defender Series iPhone Case | CES 2013

Otterbox Defender with ION Intelligence If you’ve never been to the Consumer Electronics Show, it’s hard to imagine just how large it is and how much ground a person needs to cover in a day just to see half of what’s on display. A lot of those displays have something to do with cell phones […]

Eton FRX3 Weather Alert Radio

Eton Weather Radio FRX3 – CES 2013 Weather is unpredictable. That is an understatement and the main reason it’s a good idea to have at least one (if not several) weather radios in your shop, home, or office. At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we had the chance to look at Eton’s […]

FLIR i-Series Thermal Cameras

FLIR i3, i5, i7 Thermal Imaging Cameras – CES 2013 The FLIR booth is always an interesting visit at the Consumer Electronics Show. This year was no exception, as we got a look at their new iSeries Thermal Cameras. It’s a pretty impressive lineup with 3 different models from which to choose. Thermal Imaging Camera […]

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 […]

Bosch RHH181 18v Rotary Hammer | CES 2013

Bosch RHH181 18v Rotary Hammer | CES 2013 Of all to places to find a cordless rotary hammer, the Consumer Electronics Show was one of the last places that comes to mind. That is, however, precisely where we found the Bosch team unveiling this new powerhouse of a tool. The Bosch RHH181 features the latest […]

Pelican 9420 Remote Area Work Light | CES 2013

Pelican 9420 Remote Area Work Light | CES 2013 Pelican always has the coolest stuff and we always walk away from their booth wanting one of everything. Good thing I’m not greedy! The 9420 LED Work Light is a masterpiece of modern engineering, just due to the way it manages to collapse into a carrying […]