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Ridgid has released 4 new 18V subcompact brushless power tools with a new 1/2″ drill, impact driver, 3/8″ impact wrench and multi-material saw!

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Ridgid has released 4 new 18V subcompact brushless power tools with a new 1/2″ drill, impact driver, 3/8″ impact wrench and multi-material saw!

Makita was the first to offer subcompact 18V power tools which were basically the size and performance of a 12V tool but using an 18 volt battery pack. Recently Dewalt came out with the 20V Atomic series which followed the trend of tools the size of 12V on their 20V platform however they appear to have performance similar to 18V (at least on paper as I haven’t tried them myself). Ridgid’s new 18V subcompact series also follow the trend of tools as small as 12 volt but on their 18 volt platform however they are incredibly small and appear to...

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2020-05-28

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2020-05-28

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today we have an EDC themed set of crowdfunding campaigns. If you’re a pocket gear fan, you’ll want to check out these three products that are seeking funding. Inertix Cyberpunk Pocket Exoblade … [visit site to read more] Filed in categories: News Tagged: Crowdfunded Inertix Cyberpunk knife, Stay Safe Carabiner, and the Ekster Key Holder – Notable crowdfunding campaigns originally appeared on The Gadgeteer on April 28, 2020 at 7:59 am. Note: If you are subscribed to this feed through FeedBurner, please switch to our native feed URL http://the-gadgeteer.com/feed/ in order to ensure continuous delivery. #Crowdfunded #News...

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2020-05-27

Crowdfunded News

2020-05-27

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today we have an EDC themed set of crowdfunding campaigns. If you’re a pocket gear fan, you’ll want to check out these three products that are seeking funding. Inertix Cyberpunk Pocket Exoblade Knife What is it? The Inertix is a knife that is unlike any knife that I’ve seen before. To me, it looks like a prop from Blade Runner movie. Why do I like it? They sent me an early prototype of this knife and although this isn’t a knife that I’d personally choose for my own EDC, I can appreciate the design and engineering that...

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FDA Fast-Tracks Promising COVID-19 Treatment From Johns Hopkins

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FDA Fast-Tracks Promising COVID-19 Treatment From Johns Hopkins

(ZH) — While the use of hydroxychloroquine (and zinc) to treat COVID-19 has dominated headlines for weeks, a new method of treatment developed by Johns Hopkins Hospital has just been given special approval by the FDA to be fast-tracked. Known as convalescent serum therapy, the antibody-rich blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors is drawn, bagged, and given to critically ill patients. While the FDA began allowing limited use of the therapy on March 24 for hospitals in Houston and New York City (with an “expanded access program” pending), Johns Hopkins is concurrently developing the therapy with the goal of preventing otherwise healthy front-line...

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15 items you can get for free with the Amex Business Platinum’s Dell statement credit

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15 items you can get for free with the Amex Business Platinum’s Dell statement credit

If you’re a Business Platinum® Card from American Express card holder, you’re eligible for up to $200 in statement credits for Dell purchases each year and a complimentary year of global WeWork access. You can sign up for the WeWork benefit until Dec. 31, 2019, and as for the Dell statement credit, you’ll have to be sure to activate it before enjoying the perk. An important detail to note is that the $200 benefit is broken into two different semiannual $100 statement credits, so sadly, you won’t get it all at once. There were a lot of yawns when this...

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