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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is crowd GPS?

What is a Bluetooth tracker?

What is a GPS tracker?

What is an anti-theft or anti-lose wallet?

What is RFID?

What is an RFID chip?

What is RFID skimming?

What is RFID blocking?

What is built-in GPS?

What is Bluetooth?

What is a savvy wallet?

savvy wallet is any wallet with technical or design enhancements that go beyond the plain leather billfold that has been unchanged for centuries. Some incorporate special materials to block unauthorized RFID scans. Others contain a tracking device that makes them difficult to lose. Several more have built-in mechanisms that instantly fan out credit cards.

What is a pop-up wallet?

What is a minimalist wallet?

What is a tracking card?

What is an EMV chip credit card?

What is NFC?

What is a contactless credit card?

What is a cardholder wallet?

What is full-grain leather?

What is top-grain leather?

What is Crazy Horse leather?

What is a contact-type credit card?

What is a neck wallet?

What is a tactical wallet?

What is an EDC wallet?

What is a knock off?

What is carbon fiber?

Which is the best minimalist wallet?

What is a front pocket wallet?

What do you put in a card holder?

How do I keep cards from falling out of my wallet?

How do you use a card holder?

Should I get a wallet or a card holder?

Can you put money in a card holder?

Nearly all card holders include a money clip or money strap for small amounts of cash. Generally, you have to fold your bills over twice to make them fit the narrow profile that defines most card holder wallets. The Ekster Senate and Fidelo Hybrid, for instance, hold your cash under a secure elastic strap outside the wallet.

What is EMF radiation?

Every electronic device, from toasters to ceiling fans, emits some form of EMF (Electromagnetic Field) radiation. Smartphones use a type called RF (Radio Frequency). WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G, and 5G cell networks, GPS, RFID, and NFC are all EMFs that a smartphone uses to communicate with the outside world.

How do EMF cell phone cases work?

An EMF blocking cell phone case uses special shielding that blocks EMF radiation. Generally, only the front flap of the case contains this shielding. The back of the wallet allows the EMF frequencies of your cellular network, Bluetooth, and WiFi to pass through. Otherwise, your phone wouldn’t work.

What materials are wallets made from?

Wallets are made from a variety of materials depending on specific brand and style. Some of the more common materials include leather, vegan or faux leather, aluminum, titanium, carbon fiber, and stainless steel. Less common are Tyvek, plastic, and recycled firehose.

Who makes the best savvy wallet?

There is no one savvy wallet maker that beats all the rest. It depends on what you’re after. Some standout wallet manufacturers include Ekster, Bellroy, Ridge, Dango, Trayvax, Vaultskin, and Secrid.

Which pocket should I keep my wallet in?

The best pocket for men is definitely the right or left front pocket. It’s more comfortable, it’s safer from pickpockets, and it’s easier on your back than sitting on your wallet. Most contemporary wallets are minimalist enough to fit in just about any front pocket.

What is the difference between a card holder and a wallet?

A cardholder is designed to carry cards along with a small amount of cash. Most card holders are minimalist in size, barely larger than the size of a credit card. Wallets are more traditional, usually with a bifold or trifold design. They are better suited for people who prefer to carry cash, coins, keys, or photos.

What is the Leather Working Group (LWG)?

The Leather Working Group (LWG) is an international organization that develops protocols which assess the environmental performance of leather tanneries. The LWF audits each participating tannery and awards them with a gold, silver, or bronze rating. This creates standards for environmental priorities and best practices for tanneries to follow, such as reducing water, energy, and chemical use. 

What is CNC Aluminum?

CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control. When something is machined using CNC, a computer program guides the machining process. CNC can produce highly complex 3D objects with a high degree of precision. Aluminum wallets such as the Dango D01 Dapper are machined with this process.