15inch-MacBook-Pro-Gear-Patrol 15-inch Macbook Pro with Retina Display
Following in the footsteps of the new MacBook and 13-inch Macbook Pro, Apple’s largest laptop has now been upgraded with a Force Touch trackpad, which ditches the need for a physical mechanism in favor of a haptic feedback system. The flagship’s also received a slight bump in performance in the form of flash storage that’s up to 2.5 times faster, an upgraded AM Radeon r9 M370X graphics card and an extra hour of battery life. Best of all, base prices haven’t changed one bit. $1,999+
TIG-gear-patrol-198-thirsty The Thirst Windbreaker
Straight out of the ’80s, here’s the neon pink, green and yellow windbreaker you’ve been waiting for. Compared to your traditional windbreaker, Thirst has more spacious shoulders and armpits and a tighter waistline. It also has a kangaroo pocket, is made of water-resistant nylon, and is available in white, in case you’re not feeling the retro vibe. kickstarter.com
TIG-gear-patrol-198-beerapp BeerMenus App
BeerMenus has finally launched its free beer app, which does exactly what its website still does: show beer lovers up-to-date tap lists. Users can follow specific beers and businesses, and the app notifies them when a beer they enjoy becomes available or the “On Tap” menu changes. Clean and simple to navigate, it’s a great app for beer hunters looking for something specific. Free
TIG-gear-patrol-198-dogs Gubb & Mackie Tote Bag
Unassuming and Kiwi-made, this tote bag has a tough cotton canvas and features an inside pocket sleeve. For loose looking to drop a little extra on a beach bag, or impress the missus with a gift, look no further. ~$142 USD
TIG-gear-patrol-198-socks Skyline Socks
Show love to your city by wearing socks. Each pair has the skyline, or defining landscape, of a certain city woven into it. From Los Angeles to New York, Hawaii and San Francisco, a pair can be bought for each city in several color variations. And like TOMS does with shoes, each time a pair of Skyline Socks is purchased, another pair is donated to a nonprofit program in your city. $14
TIG-gear-patrol-198-do Every Man Jack Fresh Scent Deodorant
These deodorants won’t make you smell like an overzealous teenage boy looking to attract a prom date. Subtle and clean, each Every Man Jack stick is naturally derived and comes in five subtle scents: cedarwood, citrus, sandalwood, mint and fresh scent. Their fifth deodorant, fresh scent, just launched and can be purchased exclusively at Whole Foods. The other four are available online. $6
TIG-gear-patrol-198-feast Babeth’s Feast Italian Line
Not all frozen food is created equal. At Babeth’s Feast, they fast freeze restaurant-quality meals like chicken florentine ravioli or lobster risotto on the half shell to fully preserve its flavor and nutrition (a far cry from highly processed packaged meals found in the freezer aisle). Then they deliver right to your door. Look out for their new line of Italian meals. babethsfeast.com
best-running-shoes-gear-patrol-lead The 2015 Guide to Running Shoes
We tested 25 of the best running shoes in the world. Here’s what we thought. Read this story
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