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Today in Gear: March 14, 2014

Today in Gear, we examine city cruisers, award-winning tents, classy iPad sleeves, metal infused athletic wear and more.

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Today in Gear: December 5, 2013

New Brut Scents Your granddad swore by his Brut products — old standbys, unchanged and reliable for years and years (over 40, actually). Now Brut is launching new scents and a new, modern look. Black Ice, an ambery and aromatic scent, will launch alongside the spicy, grapefruity Blue Wave in January, but worry not —…

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Today in Gear: December 4, 2013

Joey Roth Ceramic Speakers & Subwoofer with Bluetooth Receiver What makes a great set of speakers even better? Fewer cables. Thanks to a new Bluetooth receiver, the tangle behind Joey Roth’s gorgeous set of ceramic speakers just got a whole lot cleaner. The best part? The receiver streams audio at up to 96KHz, 24 bit,…

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Economically, it’s tough to be an environmentalist, especially when your life starts sounding like an expensive Mastercard commercial: organic strawberries ($4.99), Envirocycle Composter ($179.99), Camry hybrid ($26,140). But LED chip-maker Cree’s excursion into the lightbulb market aims to make living the green life a little easier (priceless). Their 40-watt and 60-watt Cree LED Bulbs ($10) — positioned to offer consumers quality lighting at a low price — last 25,000 hours, or 25 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs.

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Today in Gear: July 17, 2013

Cree LED Flood Light Bulb Cree’s latest bulb gives indoor dwellers (most of you readers, we reckon) even more options for smarter lighting. A perfect replacement for the common BR30 bulb often used in recessed or track lighting fixtures, Cree’s flood light is dimmable, uses 85 percent less energy than traditional bulbs (650 lumens at…

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Cree LED Light Bulbs

Cree LED Light Bulbs ($10+) are the best things in lighting since the Almighty started a sentence “Let there be…” Their three selections, in 40-watt, 60-watt and 60-watt “daylight”, range from $10-$14 dollars a pop, offer incandescent-like lighting rather than the tepid glow we’ve come to know from other “green” bulbs, are dimmable and save 84% more energy than said incandescents.