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 — it’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, February 25
It’s Only February but Adidas Already Dropped One of the Year’s Best Hiking Boots
Adidas new Terrex Free Hiker has garnered serious excitement from streetwear crowds, but it's still meant for walking on trails.
This Sleek German Dress Watch Celebrates Modern Design
The Junghans Max Bill Automatik 100 Jahre Bauhaus watch celebrates the early 20th-century school that defined minimalist German design.
Our Pick for the Best Camping Headlamp Just Got a New Upgrade
Black Diamond's Spot is our favorite headlamp available. This spring, the brand gave it a suite of new upgrades that make it even better.
The All-New Zero Will Be the Most Modern Motorcycle On the Market
The 2020 Zero SR/F is all new from the ground up and packed with technology you'd expect from a modern motorcycle, electric or not.
Strava’s Latest Update Makes It Easy to Mix Up Your Running Route
This new tool from Strava makes it easy to plot out all your running and cycling routes.
2019 Will Be the Year of the Foldable Phone
Just two months into the new year and it looks as if one of the biggest narratives of 2019 will be folding screen technology.
The Best Drip Coffee Maker You Can Buy Just Got an Awesome Update
These coffee makers are great because of fair pricing, ease of use and stellar coffee brewing. Now we can add looks to the list.
Tuesday, February 26
These Are the 10 Best iPhone Photos
And two of the photos were taken on an iPhone 7.
These Baking Dishes Are Boring and Cheap, But You’ll Use Them a Ton
Sometimes the most welcome upgrades are the most boring, too.
One of the Best Cars of 2018 Is Getting an Upgrade
Toyota Gazoo Racing let loose on the pint-sized hero and is upgrading its best attributes for the Corolla GR Sport.
It’s Time to Invest in a Better Sweatshirt
Made from American-grown Supima cotton and sewn in a Fair Trade Certified factory.
Jerry Seinfeld Is In Trouble Over This Rare Porsche 356 – Here’s the Deal (Updated)
If it's authentic, this particular 356 is exceptionally special. If it isn't, well... not funny.
Sorry, Purists, the Porsche Macan Is Going Fully Electric
Porsche announced that the next generation of the company’s smaller Macan SUV will become fully electric in 2022.
Wednesday, February 27
This New Pocket Knife Is the Best Kind of Simple
WESN Goods' new Allman folding pocket knife is made with premium materials, and it's good-looking, simple and practical.
Heel Strikers Take Note: This New Shoe from Asics Is Built for You
The MetaRide running shoe from Asics combines a stable base with an energy-efficient rocker for a truly unusual sensation.
If You Like Lodge’s Cast-Iron Skillets, You’re Gonna Love This
Lodge's new and improved Fish Pan can be used for a whole lot more than frying fish.
Did an $18 Bottle of Scotch Just Win One of the Biggest Awards in Whiskey?
Lidl's blended Scotch may be the best value scotch money can buy.
Volvo’s Polestar Finally Makes an EV That Looks Like a Car
Other manufacturers have tussled with how to make a grille-free car look normal. Polestar just cut the Gordian knot and added a faux one.
This 5.1 System Is as Cheap as a Bluetooth Speaker
Logitech just announced a 5.1 speaker system that's as easy to use as a Bluetooth speaker.
This World-Class Work-Boot Brand Just Made a Dress Boot
A 5'' boot with a single-piece heel and backstay and no pull loop.
VW Desperately Needs to Make a GTI Wagon
With VW already having GTI and R variants of the Golf hatchback, almost every small car now has a performance option, except the Golf SportWagen.
Hipcamp Just Made Booking Your Summer Camping Trip A Lot Easier
Getting out of the city and into the woods is going to be a lot easier this summer thanks to this platform.
Want a Vintage Motorcycle For Dirt Cheap? Get a Honda
Old Hondas are loaded with timeless style and, even in good condition, they're still wildly affordable.
(Updated) The New Volkswagen GLI Brings Much Needed Soul to the Practical Sedan
The 2019 Jetta GLI, just unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show, is here to add some soul and energy to Volkswagen's mid-sized sedan.
Thursday, February 28
Celebrate the Grand Canyon’s Birthday with New Sandals
The Grand Canyon just turned 100, and both Teva and Chaco are celebrating with new limited edition adventure sandals.
L.L. Bean Updates Its Bean Boot for the First Time in 107 Years and You Need to See It
Maine-based brands L.L. Bean and Flowfold team up to update the iconic Bean Boot.
This Supple Leather Jacket Costs $2,600. Here’s Why
Based on a Depression-era deerskin sports jacket.
This Is the Productivity App That Every Mac Should Have
It's basically Spotlighter, but even faster and more convenient.
Did This Grill Company Make a Better Big Green Egg?
The masters of luxury grilling just showed off their first new grill since 2014.
Up Your EDC Game with a Great Deal on This Brass Pen
Inventery's carefully considered Bolt Action Pen is available for 25 percent off through this special Gear Patrol discount code.
Friday, March 1
This American-Made Boot Just Got a Very Noticeable Update for Spring
With Tazman Cumberland Palm roughout leather and a Vibram ripple sole.
Sean Brock’s Cast-Iron Skillet of Choice? A $300 Pan from a Small Virginia Maker
On the latest volume of Netflix's "Chef's Table," Sean Brock using a cast-iron skillet that we're pretty familiar with.
Two of Nike’s Best Running Shoes Get a New Look
Nike's collaboration with Japanese streetwear designer Jun Takahashi continues with a new take on it's most popular running gear -- and it's out now.
Classy New Colors for Timex’s Affordable Automatic Dress Watch
The popular Timex Marlin Automatic is one of the best affordable dress watches available, and it now is offered in a new dial color and a new band.
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