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We love reading HODINKEE, the site dedicated to serious watch coverage, but we’d be lying if we said it didn’t feel a tad cost prohibitive. As much as we enjoy reading about them, we can’t afford a huge collection of Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Cartier timepieces. Luckily, the team at HODINKEE saw the opportunity to bring their know-how to a watch that’s accessible to all. The result is the Sistem51 Blue Edition, a contemporary timepiece with simple, old-school elements. It’s fun and playful without being goofy. The hand-drawn numerals on the face are an ode to classic dress watches of the 1940s, so while this Swatch is modern, it’s also rooted in history. The Sistem51 movement is visible through the transparent caseback and is eye-catching in its red, white, and blue pattern. At $150, it’s a steal.

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In a world where gadgets are judged on how well they do their jobs despite being available in the smallest packages possible, the Hunt23 Ultra Compact Flashlight reigns supreme. They took all the life-proof features of the incredibly bright Hunt22 (iceproof / smashproof / waterproof / fireproof) and upgraded the titanium body with a tiny pry bar on the back that can be used as a flathead screwdriver or to open boxes, bottles, bags and cans. It’s also TSA-compliant so you don’t have to worry about traveling with it. This flashlight is the EDC tool you’ve been missing.