Hardly do we ever talked about lighter. When we did, it was almost always Zippo or some novelty varieties (like on an integrated to an iPhone case or a flashlight). But this little guy here from an England startup, Knnox, got our full attention. Looking at the product, it is not hard to see why it has people talking. And yes, IT IS a lighter and as you can see, it has a very unusual design. Instead of an open or flip top design we are accustomed to, Knnox Lighter adopted a bespoke sliding mechanism that slides up to reveal the flame ejection port on the main body. Continue reading Knnox Lighter Is A Luxury Lighter Like You Have Never Seen Before
In an era where smoking is frowned upon, there is hardly a need for a lighter – much less one that cost a whopping $41,000. Yes. You heard that loud and clear. A lighter could cost that much and you know it can only come from one brand: S.T. Dupont. The Parisian company has been around since like, forever, and it is no stranger to making lighters that look and feel uber exquisite, but the S.T. Dupont Complication Lighter here takes lighting up in luxury to a whole new level. Continue reading S.T. Dupont Puts Watch Complication Into A Lighter, Wants $41K In Return
Gadget heads go-to all-thing camping equipment maker Power Practical has announced a pair of weather-resistant lighters aptly called Sparkr. Now, if you haven’t been in touch with the world of lighter, plasma lighter is a windproof lighter that is loosely inspired by Tesla Coil. You know? The two nodes that send concentrated electrical current to create constant stream of spark between them? Yeah, that. With a concentrated spark, you’d have a fire-starting source with no need for naked flame or butane. Plus, no wind, however strong, will be able to deter its presence. Continue reading Flashlight With Plasma Lighter Is A Marriage Made For Outdoor
A survival situation that requires you to start a fire probably means you are pretty much off the grid and it also means that it kind of makes this case, the ZVE Multifunction Lighter Case for iPhone 7/7 Plus, a smoker and/or bottled beer lover thing. Ok, maybe it is not necessary true. It could be useful during regular outings such as camping trips where the phone of an urban homo sapiens will usually tag along. It could be useful for kick starting a camp fire or BBQ fire, and pop open bottles of cold one. Apart from keeping your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus protected against bumps, knocks and even drops, it has a flameless heat coil seamlessly integrated into the back of the case, powered by its own battery capable of lighting up 540 cigarettes per charge. Continue reading This iPhone 7 Case With Built-in Lighter Is Literally The Hottest iPhone Case
Depending on your life’s adventures, a lighter and multi-tools may be considered essentials, and if so, you will be delighted by American camping gear specialist Coleman’s new Multi-tool Lighter. The product name pretty much speaks for itself. This pocketable camping gadget is built around a flip-top, windproof mini-torch (refillable, we would imagine) and features a rubberized body for enhanced grip, along with four basic tools, namely a can opener, file, mid-size knife and a mini saw – all hinged to the hinged side of the lighter. Continue reading Coleman Multi-tool Lighter is a Windproof Mini-Torch Slapped with Four Other Functions
Soto Pocket Torch Turns Regular Lighter Into A Wind-resistant Burner
if you use a lighter, you will know to use cheap disposal ones and you will also know the frustration when lighting in windy condition. the solution? the Soto Pocket Torch. it will turn almost any regular lighter into a mini blowtorch, outputting a flame of up to 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit. $19.95. BUY. [via]
Libratone Collaborates With HTC To Offer Bundle Deal
after ‘divorcing’ Beats, HTC is now ‘in bed’ with hip audiophile maker Libratone, though hardware implementation is not it. from now through August 2, 2014, buyers of HTC One M8 from HTC.com will get a $100 promo code for purchase of any Loop or Zipp speakers on Libratone.com. LEARN MORE.
Zoku Quick Pop Maker Brings Instant Gratification To Making Pops
who doesn’t love pops? those ice cold sticks you crave most during hot summer seasons but takes forever to make? with the Zoku Quick Pop Maker, the wait is over. with it, you can make three to nine pops in a matter of minutes. sounds like magic? yea. it probably is. $49.95. BUY. [via]
au by KDDI Is A Saltwater-resistant Rugged Smartphone
built to MIL-STD-810G standard and rated IPX5, IPX8 and IPX6, the TORQUE G01 made by Kyocera from au by KDDI is dust proof, resistant to shock, and touts saltwater resistant too. it has a 4.5-inch glove-friendly touch display and packs 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, microSD card slot and more. LEARN MORE.
Sceptre Introduces 32-inch LED HDTVs With Built-in DVD Player
there is no harm having a player at home but since it is nearly relegated to the sideline, why should it take up space? this is where Sceptre E325 Series 32-inch LED HDTV can help: it has a DVD player built right into it, saving you the hassle of having a standalone player and cutting the cumbersome cords too. $tba. BUY.
Zippo 500 Millionth Replica and Limited Edition Lighters | US$tba | www.zippo.com
to mark the production of its 500 Millionth windproof pocket lighter, Zippo will be offering the commemorative Zippo 500 Millionth Replica and Limited Edition Lighters. only about 50,000 and 10,000 pieces will ever be produced, respectively. the 500 Millionth Replica Edition features a classic brushed chrome finish with two-tone engraving, a one-off bottom stamp that includes month, day and year of the production, serialized number on the front of the case and it will come packaged in a custom box. Continue reading Zippo 500 Millionth Replica and Limited Edition Lighters
(photos: Wenger) Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter | US$79.95 | www.wenger.ch
to us, hitting the field is not an excuse for not looking the part of being stylish and that means every camping essentials from tents, right down to small items like the lighter must not only be functional but also aesthetically pleasing. speaking of which, a lighter such as the Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter would fit the bill perfectly. encased in this unusual yet beautiful metal alloy body is a conventional flint and wick lighter, a separately sealed spare lighter fluid reservoir, and a spare compartment for your extra flints, accessible through its bottom cap. Continue reading Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter
(credit: Gregg Martin Auctions)
camera disguised as a lighter isn’t new but a Zippo Lighter with a 6-mm pistol hidden within is something totally new. well, not really the newest new but in fact the said Zippo Lighter Gun was auctioned off back in 2006 for a cool $6,810. dubbed simply as “4mm”, this Zippo-branded lighter has barrel in place of the wick and instead of striking to light up, the flint striking wheel is the trigger. it came together with faux Ronson flint dispenser that contains eight individual copper-based 6-mm bullets. now, that just put a whole new meaning to the danger of lighting up. doesn’t it? a few more look of this awesome firearm after the break. Continue reading Zippo Lighter Gun – lighting up could never be more dangerous