Top 5 October Hottest Gadgets

Master Lock dialSpeed

Typical padlocks have 64,000 possible combinations; the electronic dialSpeed has 22 million, the most of any portable lock. Four directional buttons correspond to numbers or letters. A combo of up to 12 presses signals a motor to release the catch.

Milwaukee Tool M12 600 MCM Cable Cutter

The M12 Cable Cutter is the strongest clipper of its size. At seven pounds and 10 inches, the tool can cut copper wire of up to an inch thick. A battery-powered ratchet in the head spins to apply 5,000 pounds of force.

ThermaCELL Heated Insoles

Battery-powered ThermaCELL insoles keep feet warm as outside temperatures drop. The foam inserts have two heat settings, which a wearer chooses via wireless remote. They last up to five hours per charge.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020e

The PowerLite Home Cinema is the only wireless projector that has a split-screen mode. It can simultaneously connect to two HDMI devices, so viewers can watch TV and surf the Internet at the same time on the same screen.

HydraPak Wooly Mammoth

The Wooly Mammoth keeps drinks hot or cold longer than other insulated bottles. Instead of lining the 20-ounce plastic container with the standard Styrofoam or Mylar, designers placed Prima-Loft—a synthetic polyester-like insulation also used in extreme hiking boots—between the bottle’s double walls.