By Nick Caruso
on 5.17.13
Samsung-S4-Nexus-Gear-Patrol Samsung Galaxy S4 with Stock Android
Hardware fans prepared to be disappointed by the developer focus of Google’s 2013 I/O powwow received a welcomed surprise Wednesday. The search giant will be selling an unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android for $649. They’re not officially calling it a “Nexus” yet, but it’s still the Android phone of our dreams. $649 ()
The-Outsider-Gearpatrol The Outsider: A Memoir
When Jimmy Connors, then 39, vied against players half his age in the 1991 U.S. Open, it was clear he was stuff of legend. This autobiography serves up the story of the tennis superstar on an off the court. $18
Club-Monaco-x-Katin-Swimwear-Collection-Gear-Patrol Club Monaco x Katin Swimwear Collection
A solid standby for clean aesthetics and good fit, Club Manaco has paired up with Katin to offer a swimwear line that features gentle, color-rich patterns and solids alike. Sold alongside are t-shirts, caps and accessories that’ll fit right in on the sand. $85
Just-Mobile-Headstand-Gear-Patrol Just Mobile HeadStand
The perfect desktop accessory for those of us who prize our ear equipment, this headphone stand will blend in with your modern workstation. The all aluminum stand also features a cord wrap at the base for keeping things neat and tidy. Mercy. $50
Jomers-Pants-Gear-Patrol Jomers Pinwale Pants
Aiming directly for the Bonobos market, Jomers are made in NYC from a breathable, summer weight corduroy fabric (dubbed Pinwale) and include other details like plaid lining and slide-snap closures. They’re sold in bright colors and offer a good fit at a good price. Who cares if they’re not named after a libidinous primate? $58
Archos-Chefpad-Gear-Patrol Archos ChefPad Android Tablet
The Archos ChefPad is a unitasking Android-based tablet custom made for kitchen duty, pre-loaded with culinary apps. It also comes an easy-clean silicone case. Just don’t get it confused with your cutting board. $210
Dyson-DC47-and-DC50-Animal-Vacuums-Gear-Patrol Dyson DC47 and DC50 Animal Vacuums
Dyson’s popular Animal vacuums received a light refresh, which, knowing that crafty James Dyson, at this point might mean they enable you to fly. We’re sure everything’s improved, but all we really care about is that they still suck. dyson.com