A Look Back At the Gear We Discovered This Week

Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — that part’s up to you.

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We publish our weekly roundup of gear news for you to enjoy over the weekend. Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — that part’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 27


Viberg Just Added Two Minimalist Sneaker Styles to Its Lineup

Inspired by WWII sailing sneakers and SoCal skate culture.

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Watch Out Sonos, Bose’s First Smart Speakers Are Coming For You

Bose's first smart speaker and soundbars come with Alexa built-in.

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Patagonia Just Gave One of its Best Jackets an Important Upgrade

Last year Patagonia released the Micro Puff, its lightest insulation jacket ever. This year, that coat is getting an important new feature.

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If an Old M5 Is Out of Your Price Range, Try This Instead

Like a lot of top-end sports cars, there's often a perfectly suited performance car living in their shadows and the E39 M5 is no different.

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These Japanese Exclusive Nike Sneakers Are Worth a Trip to Tokyo

Nike's Cortez sneaker is a classic silhouette that's lasted, largely unchanged, since the '70s. Today it gets a very clean exclusive-to-Japan update.

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 28


Viberg Just Added Two Minimalist Sneaker Styles to Its Lineup

Inspired by WWII sailing sneakers and SoCal skate culture.

Read the Full Story


Watch Out Sonos, Bose’s First Smart Speakers Are Coming For You

Bose's first smart speaker and soundbars come with Alexa built-in.

Read the Full Story


Patagonia Just Gave One of its Best Jackets an Important Upgrade

Last year Patagonia released the Micro Puff, its lightest insulation jacket ever. This year, that coat is getting an important new feature.

Read the Full Story


If an Old M5 Is Out of Your Price Range, Try This Instead

Like a lot of top-end sports cars, there's often a perfectly suited performance car living in their shadows and the E39 M5 is no different.

Read the Full Story


These Japanese Exclusive Nike Sneakers Are Worth a Trip to Tokyo

Nike's Cortez sneaker is a classic silhouette that's lasted, largely unchanged, since the '70s. Today it gets a very clean exclusive-to-Japan update.

Read the Full Story


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29


You’ll Want a Ford Raptor If You’re Ever Stranded in The Desert

Getting stuck in the middle of the Nevada desert isn't so daunting when you have the right back up.

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The Sonos Amp Connects Your Old Passive Speakers to Your TV (And So Much More)

Sonos's new Amp is upgraded with more power, an HDMI Arc port, and support for AirPlay 2. It basically makes it easier than ever to stream audio throughout the home.

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The New Jeep Wrangler Moab Is a More Luxurious Rubicon

The Wrangler Moab is the first new edition of the current generation Jeep. Combining the Sahara and Rubicon, it sets a new standard.

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This $250 Chronograph Is Meant to Look and Feel Like a Vintage Watch

As vintage watch prices skyrocket, Dan Henry's latest watch is a tempting, low-cost alternative.

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Leaked: Tesla’s $65 Power Bank Can Wirelessly Charge Your iPhone

It has an integrated USB-C cable and it supports Qi-wireless charging.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 30


Google Released an Anti-Hacking Product to Save You from a Common Internet Scheme

Google's answer to online phishing is surprisingly simple to use.

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Grand Seiko’s Brilliant Quartz Movement Now Comes With a GMT Function

A beloved, super-accurate movement now gets a useful travel complication.

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These Go-Anywhere Shorts Are a Summer Necessity

An affordable basic for everyday wear.

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In the Outdoors, a Bigger Knife Is Better

While tiny pocket knives are a trend in the world of everyday carry, Boker recognizes the use of big blades with the new Outdoorsman XL.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 31


3 Grill Upgrades for Labor Day Weekend

Upgrading your grilling setup just got very easy and very cheap.

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These Running Headphones Aren’t Just Sweatproof – They’re Completely Waterproof

You can dunk them in water and leave them there for 30 minutes. (Just don't expect to swim with them.)

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This Northwest Bootmaker Made the Ultimate Outdoor Boot for Filson

Waterproof boots with Vibram soles.

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This Pristine Mazda RX-7 Can Be Yours For Under $30,000

Cars like the 1994 Mazda RX-7 are of a breed on the brink of becoming classics and collectibles.

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Mophie’s Slick New Power Banks Can Wirelessly Charge Your Phone

Mophie's new powerstation wireless and powerstation wireless XL are power banks with a 6040mAh and a 10,000mAh battery capacity, respectively.

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These High-End Leather Watch Cases Will Protect Your Collection in Style

They're made from an oak tanning process that takes two weeks to finish.

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One of the Best Charcoal Grills Out There Just Got Way More Portable

PK Grills's new accessory takes the cooking from the backyard to the campsite.

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The Sonos Amp Connects Your Old Passive Speakers to Your TV (And So Much More)

Sonos's new Amp is upgraded with more power, an HDMI Arc port, and support for AirPlay 2. It basically makes it easier than ever to stream audio throughout the home.

Read the Full Story


This Is the Most Important Motorcycle Ever Made and It’s Coming Back to the USA

After a 40-year absence in the US, the iconic Cub makes its return to our shores.

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