CordLatch Prevents Extension Cords from Pulling Apart | Review

CordLatch keeps you connected. Saving time, which also saves money. One of life’s little annoyances is being in the middle of a job and pulling on the cord to whatever tool you are using and having it pull apart from the extension cord. It’s frustrating to have to turn the tool off, stop and find […]

Rockler Introduces Koostik Kit for iPhone

Rockler Amps Up iPhone Music with New Koostik Kit Wooden Cradle Amplifies iPhone Music Without Plugging In MEDINA, MN (October 8, 2013) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced the Koostik Kit, a free-standing wooden cradle that fits any model iPhone and uses passive amplification to boost the iPhone’s sound to a higher volume. The […]

iLuv Aud 5 Speaker and Dock for iPhone 5 | 5s | 5c

What do you listen to on the jobsite? Being in the construction business, I listen to music almost every day on the jobsite.  So, when I received the iLuv Aud 5 high-fidelity speaker and lightning dock for iPhone 5, I was excited to have a new toy to try out.  Prior to this, about 4 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CES 2013 – Gadgets, Electronics & Cool Stuff

CES 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada It’s HUGE. That’s the best way to describe this show. Oh, and it’s like a giant candy store for anyone who loves gadgets, gizmos, TVs, electronics and even tools. The 2013 show will be the largest ever – and what better place to hold it than Las Vegas, the […]

WORX Semiautomatic Driver (WX254L) – Preview

Charlotte, N.C. – Some homeowners may want to wear a holster to house the new WORX® SD SemiAutomatic Driver because this tool delivers bits like no other screwdriver on the market. It features a six slot revolving chamber that rotates screw-driving bits in and out as needed. Shift from slotted to Phillips to Torx® or […]

DriCAT Neck it – Review

I tested and reviewed a very cool gadget from EK Ekcessories a few months ago, called the iCAT Neck It, and I’ve used it at every trade show since, and on a lot of video shoots where I needed my phone handy but needed my hands free.  EK Ekcessories has a whole line of great […]

Porter Cable 18V Battery Status Indicator (PCC580B) – Review

It’s a simple idea, but sometimes the best ones are very simple.  Now, in a perfect world, all batteries on all tools would have a built in fuel gauge on them.  So that you could push a button anytime and tell how much charge is left in the battery.  In reality, some batteries do have […]

Milwaukee M12 Heated Jacket 12v DC Plug Adapter

Milwaukee M12 Heated Jacket 12v DC Plug Adapter Milwaukee continues to heat up their accessory line-up for 2012. This 12v DC Adapter is designed to work with their HEATED JACKET line. It’s pretty straight-forward, but here’s the skinny from Cole Conrad at Milwaukee Tool – watch the video below. Milwaukee M12 Heated Jacket 12v DC […]