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The best way to catch up on the day’s most important product releases and stories.


Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.

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A New Bourbon Whiskey Named After a Golf Course Is One of the Best Things I Drank Last Month

A mountain of booze passes through the Gear Patrol office every month. Here are some of our staff's favorites.

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Snacking on Skins Is Huge in Japan. Could It Get Huge in the States?

No, we're not turning into cannibals. The latest snack trend is fried animal skins.

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This $20 Purchase Is Already My Summer MVP

I'm forever indebted to the gadget that brought my ancient air conditioner into the 21st century.

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How to Dress Cool Through Hot Weather

If you're gonna make it through summer, you'd better dress appropriately. These are the best tips for dressing when it comes to hot weather.

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Want a Cartier Tank? Here Are Three Worthy Alternatives for Less

These three dress watches offer attractive alternatives to the Cartier Tank experience, with classic looks that stand out among so many round watches.

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For the First Time Ever, You Can Buy Whiskey from a Distiller on the Internet (Sort of)

You can now order The Macallan online. If only we could get Pappy now.

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The Best Tote Bags to Take to the Beach This Summer

All the best beach-ready totes from simple canvas classics to feature-packed carryalls.

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The 16 Best Running Shoes Available Right Now

This list of top performers incorporates both recent winners and time-tested standbys to help you find the perfect pair.

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What’s Actually the Difference Between a Cheap and Expensive Soundbar?

It's an unspoken rule that when you're shopping for a TV, you also need to shop for a soundbar. But which should you choose?

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These Two Iconic Brands Just Made Your New Beach Outfit

From SoCal to New York, this beach-ready collaboration takes a bicoastal approach to surf style.

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In the 1980s, Ford Had Some Very Weird Ideas for the Bronco

The Bronco is timeless. But these 1980s Bronco concepts were very much of their time.

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If You Scuba Dive at Night, This is the Dive Watch for You

Bell & Ross has applied a fully illuminated dial treatment to their dive watch line, making for a model that you can easily read underwater darkness.

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Here’s How You Can Be One of the First People to See the New Ford Bronco

The Bronco is set to dominate the airwaves on July 13th.

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This Limited Edition Dive Watch Is Packed With ’60s Panache

The newest release from French watchmaker Yema resurrects the very first Superman dive watch from 1963.

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This Camper Van Has a Killer App: A Back Porch

Bring yet another comfort of home with you on the road.

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Is This the Best Dress Watch of 2020?

Laurent Ferrier makes some of the finest, most beautiful watches in the world. His new Classic Origin Opaline is no exception.

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This New Cutting Board Is the Ultimate Meal Prep Upgrade

TidyBoard's name is self-explanatory: it's a tidy cutting board.

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4 Great Watches to Wear to a Cookout This Weekend

In your grilling arsenal should be a solid watch that's also appropriate for summer weather. Here are four suggestions.

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Popular Guides

The 11 Best Gym Shoes for Every Type of Workout

Whether you hit the CrossFit Box or lift weights at the gym, there's a sneaker in here for you.

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Want a Juicier Steak? Punch Some Holes in It

Hint: it's all about the muscle fibers.

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This Is the Best Sports Car You Can Buy Right Now

Our Editor's Pick for the best sports car you can buy right now is the Porsche 718 Cayman/Boxster.

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The Hidden History of Swiss Watchmaking’s Biggest Rivals

We take a look at Asian watchmaking — the history, the companies, and of course, some of the best watches available for purchase.

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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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Fresh Deals


eBay Vacuum Sale
Save up to 65%: A whole mess of vacuums are currently up to 65 percent off at eBay. All vacuums ship for free, and if you use the code PLUS20 before July 4, you’ll save an additional 20 percent.

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Burrow Sofas
Save up to $500: Available upholstered and in leather, Burrow’s sofas ship in pieces that can be assembled in about 15 minutes, making it the perfect renter’s sofa. While not as low as Ikea, its prices are fair (full-size couches start at $1,395).

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The Best DIY Manual for New Mechanics Is Only $15 Right Now
Save 50%: Haynes Automotive Manuals are the gold standard of DIY car-repair books. Right now, a year’s subscription to the interactive online version of Haynes manuals are on sale for 50 percent off — running you $15 versus $30.

Buy Now: $30 $15


RXBar Red, White & Blue Bundle
Save 24%: Score a sweet 4th of July discount on 36 protein-packed bars (12 each of the three flavors shown). That’s just one of the 38 best fitness deals this week.

Buy Now: $78 $59


Best Style Deals
Save 75%: All the best style deals of the summer are here, including these Taylor Stitch shorts. Check out all the style deals here.

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Samsung Q9F QLED TV (75-Inch)
Save over $7,000: When Samsung released the Q9F QLED back in 2018, TechRadar called it “the only TV you’ll ever need in your life.” B&H is selling that same TV for just $2,799 — which is $7,300 off what it used to go for.

Buy Now: $10,099 $2,799

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Seiko 5 Sports Watches
Save up to 23%: The Seiko 5 Sport watches, which were released last year, are all 23% off today when you use the promo code “FOURTH” at checkout. See the great options below.

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10 More Deals Not to Miss
Save Big: On any given day there is an endless onslaught of great deals on the internet. We highlight the best, but there are always some that just don’t find their way to our site. Rather than let them slip by, we’ve rounded them up here for you..

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