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Today in Gear: August 2, 2017

A smart scale, a wooden computer, race track wall art and much more.


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What’s New, Now

A Smart Scale That Measures More Than Just Weight

Why measure your weight when you can measure body fat, water percentage, muscle and bone mass, too? Oh, and also the weather forecast…

Buy Now: $100

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As If Oru’s Kayaks Weren’t Already Seaworthy Enough

Oru Kayak is deeply passionate about water; so is United by Blue — it’s practically in their name. So the pair collaborated on a limited edition kayak.

Buy Now: $1,299

Related Post: Review: Oru’s Foldable Kayak

In the Year 2057, Wear This Aboard Your Flying Car

A seriously futuristic piece of athleisure from an unsurprisingly German brand.

Buy Now: $535

Related Post: Adventure-Ready Rain Jackets (That Won’t Make You Look Like a Mountain Bro)

Is This The Most Beautiful Gaming Console Ever Made?

Looks like a prop from a Wes Anderson sci-fi flick; performs like a high-powered PC custom built by a Radioshack employee with a ponytail. (VR-ready, 4K enabled). Only 50 will be made.

Buy Now: ~$2,500

Related Post: Which Home Video Game Console Is Right For You?

Globe-Trotters, Take Note

Best Buy has the exclusive on this very special TUMI smartwatch, designed to be a perfect travel companion.

Buy Now: $450

Related Post: Which Smartwatch Is Right For You?

A Unique Way to Show Off Your Passion for Racing

Designed by a brilliant dude named Chungkong in the Netherlands, these posters are worthy of any speed enthusiast’s wall.

Buy Now: $20

Related Post: 60 Designers Chose Their Favorite National Parks and Made These Awesome Posters

Aer Fit Pack 2

From the Gear Patrol Store: The Fit Pack 2 stores your gym/work essentials without adding extra bulk. Stylish and functional, this versatile daypack goes with you to the office, gym and everywhere in between.

Buy Now: $135

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