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Today in Gear: August 9, 2017

A GPS tracker you can stick anywhere, a topless Jeep, a fro-yo machine and much more.


HE’S BACK: David Letterman is coming out of retirement to star in a new Netflix series. The show, which will debut next year, will apparently combine interviews with prominent public figures and “in-the-field segments expressing [Letterman’s] curiosity and humor.”

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Today’s Gear

What’s New, Now

Never Lose Your Keys Again


Tile Pro Series: A GPS tracker no bigger than a few postage stamps, now with twice the Bluetooth range and signal loudness.

Buy Now: $35+

Related Post: Ditching GPS for a Topo Map and Compass

From the Brilliant Creative Mind Behind ‘Afghan Girl’


Steve McCurry: Afghanistan: Even if you don’t recognize his name, you’ve likely seen his work. McCurry is among the most revered photographers in history. (Peruse his Instagram and you’ll see why.)

Buy Now: $70

Related Post: Wanna Be a Better Photographer? Start Here

Do Car Buffs Dream of Topless Jeeps?


1961 Jeep CJ5: Too beautiful for its own good.

Bid Now: Here

Related Post: An Early Look at the Next Generation Jeep Wrangler

Sometimes, Ordinary Coal Fires Simply Won’t Do


Hub Grill: Perhaps the most advanced rotisserie cooker ever designed.

Learn More: Here

Related Post: 9 Grills at Every Budget

Fro-yo? Fro-yeah!


Wim Frozen Yogurt Machine: Frozen yogurt, as quick and easy as a coffee pod machine.

Buy Now: $299

Shinola Bookshelf Speakers


From the Gear Patrol Store: Handcrafted from the ground up by Alex Rosson and the Shinola Audio team, Shinola’s Bookshelf Speakers are optimized for the Runwell Turntable — a perfect pairing.

Buy Now: $1,500

Deals of Note

Great Products, Great Prices


How to save on summer styles from Nau Clothing, an Anker power bank and Backcountry’s semi-annual sale.

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