While it’s always fun to buy things, it’s not always fun that you have to deplete your funds to make it so. These new wallets serve as a not-so-subtle reminder to think about how you’re spending your precious cash every time you open them up.
One of my biggest pet peeves is having lots of stuff in my pockets when I am out and about working or playing. I’ve tried a lot of different phone cases over the years that promise to hold the contents of my wallet and my phone, but always gave up on them.
Unlike most of the geeky merchandise we’ve seen, the design of the Wealth of Knowledge Wallet also serves a practical purpose. The wallet is printed with many unit conversions including Celsius to Fahrenheit and inches to centimeters.
As more and more people ditch their point-and-shoot cameras in favor of their iPhones, it becomes necessary to find a way to lug around all those add-on lenses that you’ve got. Check out Photojojo’s iPhone Lens Wallet, which lets you carry them around easily enough, without cramping your style.
If you like to minimize the gear that you carry around in your pockets because bulky pockets can get annoying, you should check out the Callet, which combines a smartphone case with a wallet. It’s a concept that I’ve seen before, but it’s always good to have some options.
It’s probably happened to you. You’re late and on the run to get to work in time. You forget to shave or just skipped it. This is where the Carzor comes in handy. No, you shouldn’t use it while you’re driving, but it still might come in handy in a pinch.
I always liked the BookBook MacBook case, but the new iPhone case looks really nice as well. The neat thing about it is that it can double as a wallet (if you don’t need to carry around too much stuff).
There was a time when I tried living without a wallet, and after losing a few important cards, I quickly reverted to carrying one again. This QWERTY leather wallet is certainly distinctive with its keyboard embossing and will serve all geeks well.
Assuming you like to carry a wad of cash in your pocket instead of a wallet, here’s a fun little invention that keeps your bills in order without looking like anything is there. The so-called “Invisible Money Clip” lets you organize your cash without a bulky wallet or money clip.
Sometimes convergence isn’t a good idea.
You know those little cardboard things that go around your cup of coffee at Starbucks? They’re actually pretty ingenious if you think about it. I mean, not only do they function as a buffer between the hot cup and your hand, but they can be used as a form of advertisement.
I found out the hard way in college that you could use your debit card to get money even if you are out of cash. Most banks will let you go over what you have in the account in an effort to “help you” and gather overdraft fees at the same time.
For many of us, LEGOs are just plain cool, or at least they were when we were kids. Now brickfans can add another item to their collection of blocky stuff with these cool LEGO wallets.
These LEGO wallets are pretty nifty, and the ones with the baseplates on the side can actually be customized with any bricks you care to attach.
With a compass, a tweezer, a toothpick, a pen, a glass breaker, 2 hidden compartments and ample space for money, the TMT Tactical Wallet is ten times more useful than me.
Made by North Carolina-based Toner Machining Technologies, this XXXXL cousin of Swiss army knives measures 4.0 x 3.57 x 1.150-inches and weighs a whopping 7 oz.