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May 22, 2013 • News

Carry Yours Cards, Cash and Phone in Style With Waterfield’s New Finn Leather Wallets

With the advent of such things as Google Wallet and Apple’s Passbook there is a growing interest in virtual wallets. At the same time the need for a physical wallets is as great as ever. We looked at high-tech options like the Flipside Wallet and minimalist options like V??? llc CNC Aluminum Wallet. Flipside has …

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February 25, 2013 • Reviews

SGP Illuzion for Samsung GALAXY Note 2

We reviewed Spigen SGP’s Illuzion for the iPhone 5 some months ago. (Read the review.) Fast forward a bit and the Samsung GALAXY Note 2 is gaining an increasing number of fans. The phablet (phone/tablet hybrid) is an impressive device and I am seeing an increasing number of people carrying them. As with all “take …

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February 7, 2013 • Reviews

V??? llc CNC Machined Aluminum Wallet is the Anti-Wallet of Wallets

We’ve looked at a few wallets over the years. We’ve reviewed the Flipside Wallet 2X, the Flipside STRATA, and we reviewed a host of iPhone cases that double as wallets such as this one, and this one, and this one. Today we are going to take a look at yet another wallet from V??? llc. More …

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February 6, 2013 • Reviews

Sena Wallet Skin for iPhone 5 Review

We’ve reviewed numerous products from Sena cases, and the story is always the same… in a good way. The company’s cases are made from quality leather, and they are artfully crafted and are made to last and stand up to serious use and abuse. Add in a nice range of color and texture choices, and …

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November 27, 2012 • Reviews

Flipside STRATA Wallet Review

I’ve been a fan of Flipside Wallet’s products since I first saw, and later reviewed, the Flipside 2X Wallet. (Read the post.) Sure, the Flipside Wallet 2X looks a bit unusual, but I really like it. I like the fact that it keeps my wallet organized; I like the fact that my credit cards are …

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November 6, 2012 • News

Flipside Wallet Introduces the STRATA, the World’s Most Secure Minimalist Wallet

My Wallet of choice is the Flipside 2X from Flipside Wallet. It doesn’t look like a traditional wallet, and that’s a good thing. No, this wallet is made from a rigid Reinforced Polycarbonate. It looks like this… It gets strange looks when I pull it out but I love my Flipside 2X and have used …

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September 24, 2012 • Crowdfunding

Cobra Wallet is a Modern Wallet that Compliments Your Phone

Project Title: Cobra Wallet: A modern wallet that compliments your phone Status: Open Closing Date for Funding: October 21, 2012 URL of the Project: Find it here. From the Creatives: The Cobra Wallet: We are entrepreneurs and frequent travelers. Josh works day to day with CAD models to bring hardware designs to life. Alex works …

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June 11, 2012 • Crowdfunding, Gear Bits, Reviews

iLID MK-1 iPhone case/Stand/Wallet Combination Video Look

The iLID began life as a Kickstarter Project. (Here’s the page.) I got in on it later, so I ordered one retail (I ended up with two, so be on the lookout for a giveaway). Here’s what the website has to say about it. The World’s Thinnest iPhone Wallet! The iLID iPhone 4 Wallet Case is …

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April 28, 2012 • News

Geode on Your iPhone Could Equal the End of Wallets As We Know Them

  We’ve all heard of (and many of us use) eWallet software and alternative methods to pay electronically; these apps and methods have been around for years. In our move towards convergence and the ultimate goal of lifestyle simplification, it seems that in the last few years there has been a push to eliminate our …

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December 22, 2011 • Reviews

Speck CandyShell Card for iPhone 4/4S Video Review

The other day we reviewed Sena’s gorgeous Hampton Wallet for iPhone 4/4S. It is a luxurious leather case that doubles as a wallet and is a pleasure to hold and to use. Yesterday, however, I found myself a tiny bit frustrated by having to open the cover each time I wanted to access my phone. …

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November 26, 2011 • Reviews

HEX Free Wired Code Wallet: An iPhone 4S Case with a Fatal Flaw

  Here at Gear Diary we work hard to give as honest and complete a report as possible when we review a product. That means we will point out the things we like but also point out the things that need improvement. It means we will rave about something we love but we will be …

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November 11, 2011 • News

AUTUM Dualist Lets Your Cards Travel in Style

We are huge fans of AUTUM and their sometimes quirky, always awesome, leather goods. So when they come out with something new, we love to bring word to all of you. Yes, their products tend to be on the pricey side, but they are as much works of art as they are usable accessories. Which …

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September 18, 2011 • Reviews

Review: Oberon Designs Women’s Wallet

I’m a simple leather wallet type of girl. In fact, I’ve had the same worn men’s wallet from Target for several years. But when I’m out at a business meeting, or at a formal event, it’s not the best image when I reach for my wallet and whip out my Target special. So when Oberon …

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September 2, 2011 • Editorials

I Reviewed It and Still Use It: Flipside 2X Wallet Edition (News, Too!!)

We reviewed the Flipside 2X wallet last fall. It is an unusual wallet that is made from hard plastic, offers limited storage and has RFID shielding so the evil people trying to steal your information right from your credit cards without even touching them. Our conclusion? What I Like: Keeps you organized; keeps cards in …

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July 26, 2011 • News

Twelve South Introduces BookBook for iPhone

Twelve South makes some of the nicest accessories around. We reviewed their BookBook iPad case and loved it. (My father-in-law stole it for his iPad and still won’t give it back!) We bought and reviewed their Compass iPad stand and I still use it quite often. Now Twelve South is introducing the BookBook for iPhone …

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March 5, 2011 • Gear Bits

GD Quickie: Old School Meets iTech with the iPhone Wallet

This takes the idea of the iPhone/Wallet combination to an entirely new level. Called the “iPhone RETRO MODERN leather wallet sleeve” the antiqued leather case has space for your iPhone 4, some credit card and some cash. It looks neat and is a great way to carry all the stuff you need in a cool …

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October 7, 2010 • Reviews

iPhone 4 Case/Wallet Review: eHolster Front Pocket Wallet

Since winning a recent bout with back-pain I’ve begun, at the recommendation of my chiropractor, carrying my wallet in my front pants pocket. It lives in the right side of my trousers while my iPhone lives in the left. That presents a problem when it comes time to place my keys somewhere. I don’t want …

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August 30, 2010 • News

iPhone Case First Look: Sena WalletSlim for iPhone 4

I don’t know about you, but there are times when I forget to bring my wallet or my keys … but I NEVER leave the house without my iPhone. That’s where Sena’s upcoming WalletSlim case for the iPhone 4 could come in handy. The WalletSlim isn’t out yet (it ships soon), but we have a …

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