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Garrett Wade

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.

Win $1,000 in New Tools from Garrett Wade
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Garrett Wade

Whether you're a maker by trade or it's a hobby you love to do on the weekends, now is your chance to win $1,000 worth of brand-new tools to seriously upgrade your DIY setup. Winning the Garrett Wade Maker of the Year Award is the ultimate way to get a showroom-quality toolbox setup and exposure for all of the projects you've taken on over the past year. To enter, submit one of your DIY projects to be judged by a panel chosen by Garrett Wade. If your project is selected, in addition to winning $1,000 of new tools, the winner will also receive a new tool every month for a year and will be featured in Garrett Wade’s upcoming holiday catalog, sharing your story and your creation with its readers. Plus, you will receive a free Garrett Wade gift just for entering — don't miss your chance to stock your toolbox.

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The Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 Just Might Be the Ideal Porsche Roadster
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Will Sabel Courtney

Six cylinders, six gears, two seats, zero turbos.

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How to Clean and Care For Your Glasses
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Garrett Leight

Whether optical or sun, these are the ways to make them wear longer.

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The 10 Best Camping Cots of 2021
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Gear Patrol

The key to a better night’s sleep outdoors is one of these snooze-friendly winners.

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The Next Generation of Wireless Earbuds Is Here
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Tucker Bowe

It's been nearly five years since Apple released its original AirPods. And since then wireless earbuds have gotten a lot better. So, what's next?

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The 10 Best Tower Fans For a Cooler Summer
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Gear Patrol

Easy, breezy tower fans.

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How Moon Phase Watches Work, and Why They're Special
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Henry Phillips

A moon phase watch reminds us that we’re all just spinning through space on this pale blue dot, orbited by a glowing rock, mere cogs in a bigger clockwork.

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8 Great Dad Cars That Automotive Enthusiasts Can Still Appreciate
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Chevrolet

Yes, you need something roomier and more practical, but there's no need to go full-on Chevy Traverse.

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The Best Motorcycles for Shorter Riders
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Ducati

Finding a motorcycle when you’re, shall we say, a particular size can be tricky.

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Apple Watch Series 7: Everything We Know So Far
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Apple

A new blood glucose sensor and a radical redesign with flat edges could be coming to Apple's next smartwatch.

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Now's Your Chance to Buy a Little-Known Dive Watch Once Used by the French Navy
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The Jacques Bianchi JB 200 reintroduces a unique model from the 1980s.

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Chevy's Super-Cool New Corvette Z06 May Be Delayed Again
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JESSICA LYNN WALKER

Chevy has some mind-blowing new Corvette variants in store, but we may have to wait a bit longer for them.

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The Most Important Pieces of Gear You Need for Car Camping
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Luno

Car camping makes getting away easy as pie. These items make it even tastier.

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Yeti's New Travel Bags Are Perfect for Summer Adventures
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Yeti just updated its line of soft-sided bags and luggage — in a big way.

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This Stealthy Pilot's Watch Looks Like Radar for Your Wrist
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Bell & Ross's latest creation is an unexpected-but-refined take on the aviation-themed watch.

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Neckwear No More: Should Today's Workplaces Really Require Ties?
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Henry Phillips

Men are dressing down, and the storied accessory might be on its way out.

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Did Todd Snyder Just Create the Best Timex Q Yet?
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Todd Snyder

Everyone's favorite sub-$200, quartz-powered watch score a cool makeover from everyone's favorite menswear designer.

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The Complete Buying Guide to Dyson Vacuums: Every Model Explained
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Chase Pellerin

From Dyson’s latest and greatest cordless vacuums to its older models, here’s everything you need to know about the biggest name in vacuums.

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The Ford Ranger Could Bring Back an Old Name — But with a Big Change
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Ford

And it sounds as 1990s as a thoroughly splattered "Double Dare" set.

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