If you are one of the DIY-ers who has been waiting to peel the screen off your iPhone and start wrenching it like an old Honda CB 350, you may be let down. It turns out working on an iPhone is quite…challenging. “Very hard” as the New York Times describes it, in this report about Apple’s new self-repair program. Oh well, you’ve less screen time is better for your mental health anyway. This is Today in Gear.
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Seiko teased a new limited edition of blacked-out watches on its Instagram. The new The Black Series Limited Edition features three black watches (Ref: SRPH97, SNE587, SRPH99) with bright green Lumibrite on the hands and indexes. Details are sparse, but it appears the collection includes two automatic watches and one solar-powered watch.
The Lupe vacuum was founded and engineered by two former Dyson engineers. And now the Lupe Technology is launching a vacuum cleaner that will help keep your house and the planet clean. Each individual small part of the Lupe Pure Cordless has been designed to be fully removable, recyclable, and replaceable. That's great news for anyone who's ever had to throw out an appliance.
Has it been forty years already? Wow, hard to believe that perennial favorite the Toyota 4Runner just hit the big 4-0, but we couldn’t be happier to celebrate with this new anniversary model that just dropped. Featuring special badging and a tri-tone stripe, the new 40th Anniversary Special Edition 4Runner will make you want to drop that rear liftgate window and roll into summer like it’s 1983.
It’s not too late to find your perfect summer shades, ones that really belong on your face. So consider these new frames from Warby Parker, designed in collaboration with musician Toro y Moi, the artist behind one of the great timeless summer tracks New Theory. It’s highly unlikely donning these shades will make you as talented as Toro y Moi, but they might just make you feel it all around, you know?
It’s a long weekend, so you’re going to need to pace yourself. No matter where you fall on the spectrum of sober curiosity, Athletic Brewer is without a doubt one of the best makers of NA beers around today. Their recent Session IPA is the perfect beer to be enjoyed, well, any time of the day.