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2nd Generation BiTool Now Gets A Super Cool Magnetic LED Flashlight

Remember the BiTool Magnetic Multi-tool from Cycop we spoke so highly of? Well, it is back with a new iteration and it is called BiTool 2.0 Lit. To be honest, we didn’t think BiTool needs any further tweaks, but the folks over at Cycop managed to find something to improve on. For starter, it is a more compact, lighter, touts even stronger magnets, and it now has more functions, including a nifty, detachable flashlight. The same rapid deployment of tool bits, along with magnetic mechanism, are carried over and like its predecessor, it features a robust magnetic ratchet system that has 180-degree of freedom that allows BiTool 2.0 to work even in the tight spaces and the cylindrical body is lined powerful neodymium magnets so screws and bits can stick to the sides. Continue reading 2nd Generation BiTool Now Gets A Super Cool Magnetic LED Flashlight

Aperture-inspired Wrench Could Be The Future Of Adjustable Wrench

Bolts and nuts come in a myriad of sizes and having two systems, namely, imperial and metric, only bumps up the variety further. Depending on your level of expertise, so to speak, you may own a complete set of wrenches that covers many sizes of both systems, or you could, for the basic of basics, have an adjustable wrench. The former clutters your garage and latter is not exactly the not most trusted way do the job. If anything, adjustable wrench runs the risk of rounding the bolt or nut as having a two-sided grip is, like I said, not the most trusted way. Continue reading Aperture-inspired Wrench Could Be The Future Of Adjustable Wrench

Stikkan Splits Wood Vertically And It May Just Save Your Back

Lets face it. Not everyone is comfortable with an axe, much less using it to split wood to produce kindling wood for the long, cold winter. This is where the Stikkan Cast Iron Wall-mounted Kindling Wood Splitter can help. As the product name suggests, this hand-tool lets you split wood without turning to an axe. It leverages on anchorage provided by wall mount and using the principle of pivot to enable you to quickly split wood without much effort. Continue reading Stikkan Splits Wood Vertically And It May Just Save Your Back

Do You Know You Can Turn Plastic Bottle Into Ropes With This Tool?

The Plastic Bottle Cutter impresses us with two things: it breaks down PET bottles into usable ‘ropes’ that has a variety of applications and two, the French folks behind it did not throw crazy environment-related numbers in our face to convince why you should get it. Seriously, we don’t need numbers to tell us it is time to save this ailing planet, right? Anywho, as the product name implies, this thing cuts plastic bottle but not in the conventional way; it does so by turning them into long strips, much like ropes, which you can use for tying things, art decorations and more. It is adjustable, allowing you to turn out ropes of variety of thickness in a matter of minutes. Continue reading Do You Know You Can Turn Plastic Bottle Into Ropes With This Tool?

Startup Reinvented Scissors, Calls Its Right Angle Scissors ‘Right Shears’

Scissors. This cross-bladed, common everyday tool was invented by the Romans around C.E. 100 and while its look has evolved over the centuries, the principle behind remains status quo – until now. A young startup by the name of ReExcite thinks it may have made the most important innovation in scissor design in 2,000 years. That’s a bold claim and so is the scissors they have reinvented. Dubbed Right Shears, this radical cutting device still employs the cross-blade design, but instead of the usual straight blade, it has blades that are right angle to the bows. Continue reading Startup Reinvented Scissors, Calls Its Right Angle Scissors ‘Right Shears’

Handsome Carbon Fiber Cassette Puts Four Screwdrivers Of Your Choosing In Your Pocket

Screwdriver ranks among the most used tools. Almost everything that needs to be fixed, needs a screwdriver. However, there are so many types of bit out there that we often can’t do a simple wife-assigned task without lugging the whole damn toolbox. With the Cassette Carbon Fiber Multi-Tool, it kind of solves this. Granted, it won’t rid of the problem 100 percent, but it should be enough to eliminate part of the problem of and on top of that, you get to carry at least multiple types of screwdriver without any of them sticking out of your pocket and risk poking your gut. Most importantly, it lets you tackle any screwing job with style – thanks to its pure carbon fiber enclosure which while being lightweight, does not sacrifice on strength. Continue reading Handsome Carbon Fiber Cassette Puts Four Screwdrivers Of Your Choosing In Your Pocket

Screwdriver MINI is Tiny, But Serves Its Purpose with a Little Bit of Extra

Screwing job ranks among the most common thing execute by men (don’t think dirty!). Ok. Maybe that’s not true. We don’t have stats to back it up anyway, but regardless, if you find yourself digging through a dust-covered toolbox just for a screwdriver for some casual jobs, then the Screwdriver MINI by Screwpop is the must-have EDC in your life. The screwdriver is, as its name suggests, mini size and is designed to hook onto a keychain or carabiner and has a chrome zinc alloy body with magnetic shaft with a removable, black nitride-finish driver bit. Continue reading Screwdriver MINI is Tiny, But Serves Its Purpose with a Little Bit of Extra

BiTool Multi-bit Ratchet’s Magnetized Body Keeps Mess From Happening

If you don’t do as much home improvement or DIY stuff, it is wise not to pile up your toolbox with the same tool in different sizes. It is a waste of money and not to mention, a pain to lug around when you just need to assemble a stool. Understanding this, a San Jose-based Cycop came up with brilliant and handsome solution and they are calling it BiTool. BiTool is a sleek, pocket-friendly ratchet with magnetic system that eliminates scattering screws and tools. It boasts a magnetic ratchet head and a built storage to contain either the 5 bits or 10 bits tool set. Continue reading BiTool Multi-bit Ratchet’s Magnetized Body Keeps Mess From Happening

Pop-A-Point Pencil-style Tool Pen Got Struck by Shrink Gun, Becomes Tool Pen mini with Tougher Bits

First introduced last year, Tool Pen is sort of a multi-tool, but designed to deal with all manner of screwing jobs and it was the first of such tool that ultilizes the concept of pop-a-point pencil, meaning a bit is pop out to swap for the bit you desire. It was a brilliant concept which eliminates the many screwdrivers and hex tools you need to carry, replacing them with just one pocket-friendly pen-like device. Fast forward to today, the Taiwanese outfit, mininch, is back with a new derivative, simply called Tool Pen mini. As the product name suggests, it is the Tool Pen struck by a shrink gun, which means it is smaller and lighter with smaller bits that caters to more delicate jobs like fixing electronic gadgets like iPhone, Xbox, laptop, tablet, wrist watch and more. Continue reading Pop-A-Point Pencil-style Tool Pen Got Struck by Shrink Gun, Becomes Tool Pen mini with Tougher Bits

ODii Grab-it Gadget Goes Where No Grab-it Tool Has Gone, Including Very Tight and Dark Spaces

Here’s another interesting gadget that will help solve one of life’s many small inconveniences. It is called ODii Grab-it Gadget and it is what it say it is: a tool that grabs stuff, but it is not your ordinary grabber. ODii is extremely compact, measuring just 12 inches and multifunctional. Where the market offers inconveniently sized claw or magnetic attachment, ODii is super slim to enable it to slip through the narrowest space and boast a 4-pronged claw and a separate super-strong neodymium magnet attachment to enable you to pick up a myriad of stuff. It even has a removable LED light to aid you in picking up things from the dark abyss of your car. Continue reading ODii Grab-it Gadget Goes Where No Grab-it Tool Has Gone, Including Very Tight and Dark Spaces