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Whatever your plans, you need a camera that can withstand the voyages you’re embarking on. That choice has been a GoPro for years. It still is. With the rugged camera brand’s latest release, the HERO7 Black, that sentiment isn’t simply reinforced, it’s cemented — the HERO7 Black is GoPro’s most sophisticated camera yet.
Here’s what makes it superior. The development of HyperSmooth technology ensures the end of shaky videos. Voice commands allow for easy hands-free filming on-the-go. The SuperPhoto feature analyzes lighting situations to ensure the optimal image. And the new direct-to-social live streaming capabilities offer an experience unlike anything else. All of this adds up to making the premier adventure camera even better for documenting wherever your 2019 travels take you.
New & Noteworthy Releases
6 New Pocket Knives You Should Know About
Knifemakers from around the world just revealed all of the new designs they plan to release in 2019.
The New Seiko 5 Is Still Affordable, Mechanical and Colorful
The Seiko 5 has been an inexpensive watch line for decades — now it's being reimagined with an inner rotating bezel and dual crowns.
Three Cars with the Best Resale Value in 2019 are Subarus
Subaru just won Kelley Blue Book’s 2019 Best Resale Value award for the Crosstrek, Legacy, and Outback.
Polo’s New Heated Jacket Is Powered By Serious Tech
Ralph Lauren is bringing the DuPont technology that warmed Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics to a limited-edition winter parka.
Triumph Brings Its Most Beautiful Bike to the Next Level
Photos of the Triumph Thruxton R TFC leaked late last year, but now we have detailed drool-inducing photos to go along with the bike's official performance numbers.
One Simple Feature Makes These Sport Sunglasses Better than the Rest
Alba Optics makes some of the sleekest and highest performing sunglasses in the cycling world. Its third frame just dropped.
Dyson V8 Vacuums
Save 30% Among Dyson’s vast and expensive catalog, the V8 vacuum stands out. The cordless vacuum sports more suction power and battery life than its preceding model, and its entire filtration system is washable — meaning you don’t have to replace the filters as often. And because it’s three years old, it can be had for much less than the most up-to-date model.
Today on Amazon, the V8 Absolute is marked down to $350 — or more than $100 lower than any price we’ve seen before. —Will Price
Zwilling x Bob Kramer Chef’s Knife
Save $60Owning a Bob Kramer knife is a status symbol. Owned by culinary giants like Thomas Keller, Charlie Palmer and Andrew Zimmern, Kramer’s knives sell at auctions for tens of thousands of dollars, and he’s got a years-long waitlist to boot.
It should be noted that this is a high carbon steel blade, meaning it shouldn’t be washed in a dishwasher or left with any moisture on it. If you’re serious about picking up a carbon steel knife, it would be wise to pick up some knife oil, too. —Will Price
Sony WH1000XM3 Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save $50: The Sony WH1000XM3 are the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy. This past December we gave them a 2018 GP100 award, which we give to the 100 best products of the year. If you haven’t heard of these headphones, here’s what you need to know: Sony released the WH1000XM3 this past fall and they’re better than the Sony WH1000XM2 in every way. They sound better. They’re better at noise-cancellation. They have modern perks, like USB-C charging. And now you can get them for a discount. Amazon is selling refurbished models for $300 — that’s a savings of $50. Both black and silver models are available at this discount.
Take 25% Off Everything on Levi.com Right now, Levi’s is selling everything on its website for a whopping 25 percent off. Just be sure to enter the code THANX25 at checkout to take advantage of the great deal.
— Justin Fenner
Today on Gear Patrol
The 12 Best New Watches of SIHH 2019
This year's SIHH saw watch companies developing exciting new movements and innovative takes on classic complications.
Breville Bambino Plus Review: A Compact Espresso Machine That Doesn’t Cost a Fortune
In a vacuum, the Bambino Plus works exactly as advertised. In the real world, it casts a narrow net.
Document Your 2019 Travels With the Ultimate Adventure Camera
The GoPro HERO7 Black is the ultimate travel camera to document wherever 2019 takes you.
11 Cars We Can’t Wait To Drive in 2019
After taking it all in, these are the cars and trucks we're looking forward to driving the most in 2019.
2020 Porsche 911 Carrera Review: Better In Almost Literally Every Way
This eighth generation is bigger in many dimensions, wonderfully powerful and strikingly fast – more so than its predecessor by a longshot.
The 10 Best Audio Products to Come Out in the Last Year
Audio went way beyond buzzy smart speakers this year. Here are our favorite launches and updates of 2018.
The Affordable Oris Aquis Date Relief Packs a Punch
For their second release of the year, Oris adds a refreshing new take on the dive watch for their popular and affordable Aquis range.
5 New Workouts And Classes to Try in 2019
If your 2019 goals are starting to slow down, heed these five tips and get moving.
The Best Standing Desks for the Home or Office
Each has been selected for their design, ergonomics and ability to toggle between sitting and standing positions.
The 11 Best Travel Mugs Money Can Buy
When you're on the go or off on a big adventure, a top-notch coffee keeper is critical -- and these picks are just perfect.
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