06/30/2013, A flashlight powered by just a human hand's heat alone sounds impossible...not!
01/09/2013, Living on a piece of land that is right smack along a fault line is definitely a courageous thing to do – as you can never quite tell just when the earth is about to shift its fault line(s), causing a massive earthquake along the way. Folks in Japan should be used to earthquakes by now, as one needs to live in constant vigilance where disaster preparedness is concerned. Having […]
01/02/2013, When your power goes out, one of the last things you want to be doing is fumbling around your home looking for a flashlight. Then, once you find one, having to fish around your drawer full of crap to find batteries that can be used for it, most likely somewhere in the AA or AAA variety. If you don’t have the right battery, you’ll be sitting in the dark, unless […]
01/17/2012, “Excuse me, but I need to upgrade my flashlight, so which parts do you recommend for a better performance?” is not a question that most people would ask – as most folks would just go to a store and get a better-equipped flashlight. Not so with TerraLUX’s InfiniStar CR rechargeable LED flashlight, which boasts the distinction of being the world’s first completely upgradeable flashlight. This makes perfect sense, as it […]
08/30/2011, Flashlights are designed to illuminate our paths, which is the most basic of its functions. There are a few flashlights out there that attempt to play more than one role, but perhaps this emergency situation flashlight concept by Junwon Yang is the most straightforward and practical flashlight we’ve seen.
05/31/2011, Cycling is a fun sport, but it can sometimes get a bit boring especially when you’re doing it all by yourself. Music can help solve that problem, but listening to music on earphones can be dangerous – you fail to hear other ambient road noises, incoming traffic, and your spatial awareness is reduced. Xceon recognizes this problem and has introduced the ACOUZTIC: a flashlight with MP3 player.
03/16/2011, Rayovac has just announced a nationwide tour where they will be showing off their new torchlight. Called the Indstructible Tour, Rayovac will be hitting different states around the US and showing off just how indestructible their torch light is. The Indestructible light has a body made from aluminum and titanium, and pack a set of LED lights with a brightness of 100-150 lumens. The torchlight is built to withstand 30-foot […]
03/03/2011, It looks like the Rubik’s Cube branding hasn’t been fully exhausted yet. After countless products inspired by the infamous cube puzzle, it looks like we have another one to add to the list. The Rubik’s Flashlight is a mini flashlight that is built out of 3 pieces of a Rubik’s cube stacked on top of each other. Turning the flashlight on takes a bit more effort than the push of […]
02/25/2011, Don’t you just hate it whenever you have to fumble around in the dark just to adjust the brightness of a flashlight you’re holding? Especially when there are no other light sources around you and it’s impossible to read what the dials say. Well the folks over at Maglite have come up with a solution to the problem. Their new LED flashlight, the XL 100 packs a motion sensor that […]
12/17/2010, For those who are being summoned by the missus every once in a while to fix something in the house that has plenty of nooks and crannies, you might want to think of a lighting solution that is far more efficient than biting on the metal end of a flashlight while your fingers concentrate on the task at hand. Enter the Striker Light Mine Professional that would also add a […]
10/12/2010, The Emergency Flashlight concept looks like it will be fairly useful in the event that the lights go out in a building. It’s a simple flashlight tube that can be split into two and is connected by a florescent rope. When split, the two tubes function as independent flashlights while the rope between the two is used as a safety guide, allowing younger kids to hold on to it and follow […]
07/20/2010, Apple probably isn’t going to be too happy about this, but it turns out that Handy Light, a new flashlight app that was approved for the App Store, has an unofficial SOCKS proxy tethering feature built in, which allows this simple flashlight app to offer tethering on your iPhone. The app’s description doesn’t mention anything about such a feature, but a video has been posted online to show how it […]
06/02/2010, Every now and then a little gem related to the iPhone OS 4 seems to surface, and now a user has discovered that if you hit the power/sleep button three times in a row while the screen is locked, the iPhone seems to go into a sort of flashlight mode, showing a bright white screen. While it might seem mundane at first, the many folks who use their cell phones […]
03/05/2010, Richard Solo is back with a brand new backup battery for your iPhone 3G/3GS or iPod touch, where this one not only offers a lifeline when you are in the middle of nowhere, it also sports a flashlight for you to find your way around at night as well as a laser pointer just in case you want to make a presentation in the middle of nowhere (or target an […]