Belkin-Thunderbolt-Dock-Gear-Patrol Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock
Santa wouldn’t be nearly as efficient had he but one tiny reindeer out front of the ole sleigh instead of the de rigeur eight. Belkin, taking a play out of Saint Nick’s book, hitches up eight ports for ultra-fast gadgets in one fell, 20x-faster-than-USB 2.0 swoop. $300
Jazz.-New-York-in-the-Roaring-Twenties-Gear-Patrol Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties
Via anecdotes and vivid images, this book, replete with an audio CD of the jazz greats themselves, is a must read for any jazz enthusiast. It chronicles 24 key players in the 1920s jazz scene in NYC — from the recording sessions to big band dance halls and back again. $31
Jeffersons-Barrel-Aged-Bourbon-Gear-Patrol Jefferson’s Bourbon Barrel-aged Cocktail Program
Time to bring a bit of the booze-aging process to your favorite gin whiskey joint. Cocktail bars who want in on the action get several bottles of Jefferson’s and a wooden aging barrel; all they have to do is prepare the barrel, mix a cocktail, and let it age in the cask for a few weeks. Then it’s pour and serve: a unique, custom-aged cocktail we’ll toast to. jeffersonsbourbon.com
Specialized-Turbo-E-Bike-Gear-Patrol Specialized Turbo E-Bike
The Specialized Turbo’s alloy frame is super light yet strong enough to support a custom lithium ion battery (set nicely in the downtube) and a rear-hub motor that helps riders reach speeds of 28 mph. While you’re boosting, consider leaving your Livestrong bracelet at home. $5,900
Kingston-MobileLite-Wireless-Gear-Patrol Kingston MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader
An update to Kingston’s Wi-Drive, the Mobilite Wireless now features SD card memory instead of internal memory, allowing access from multiple devices. Turn on the Mobilite, navigate to its IP address in your browser and voila: all the files are available on your computer. As a huge bonus, this little guy doubles as a USB device charger, and it carries enough juice to charge up a cell phone. $94 ()