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Decrypted: Navigating Anonymous Social Media Networks

Within the past year, two anonymous social apps, Secret and Whisper, have launched and secured millions of dollars in funding while racking up thousands of new users per day. The question is, should you be using them?

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How to Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to your career's benefit

Decrypted: Making Social Media Work…for Work

Whether you’re on the hunt for a new career, thinking about striking out on your own, or simply polishing up your online resume, it’s vital to understand which social networks matter in the world of employment. It’s to your benefit to understand how networking happens in an interconnected world, where your next job is apt to come from, and how you should position yourself across a litany of different networks. Here are tips from an expert on how to use them to your benefit.

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Facebook as Big Brother -- no surprise there

Decrypted: The Obvious Lessons of Facebook’s Mood Experiments

Congratulations to the fifteen of you who are still without a presence on Facebook — you’ve nothing to fear. For the other billion or so folks who have chosen to generate a profile on the planet’s most notable social network, it’s probably time you paid attention to what’s really going on behind the scenes. Recently, it was revealed that Facebook conducted an experiment in 2012, whereby it intentionally (though temporarily) altered the news feeds of around 700,000 users.

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Today in Gear: June 18, 2014

Today in Gear: Bentley’s race-inspired GT car, Mophie’s outdoorsman kit for the iPhone, dry aged steaks at home and more.

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Today in Gear: January 31, 2014

Today in Gear, we find compression socks for athletes, the Swiss army knife of lip balm, a redesigned Facebook app, a stadium-searcher’s treasure map and much more.

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Today in Gear: April 5, 2013

Field Notes: America the Beautiful Edition Yes, we really like Field Notes. Their America the Beautiful notebooks, a cross-country road trip of Americana printed on the colored covers of their classic pocket notebooks, reaffirm our notions. $10 (3-pack) Easton Power Brigade Bats Just in time for your neighborhood’s home run derby, Easton’s latest bats come…

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Briefings: Obesity, Barneys Private Label, Facedeals, Huntington Beach, and the Pussy Riot Trial

Off the top of our heads, what’s most important in the world at this very moment is finely tailored menswear, Facbeook surveillance cameras, and three young women standing trial in Moscow. We cast a wide night. We’re doing our best. It’s a big and complicated world. We’re at tips [at] gearpatrol.com if you think there’s…

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Competition meets innovation

Breakthroughs: 10 Technologies Changing the Olympics

It’s hard to believe the 2012 summer Olympics are already upon us. While this year’s events will feel familiar, the athletes and venues have unquestionably evolved. The same holds true for the technology used to capture, record and share their feats with the globe. Long gone are the games of stark naked athletes, replaced by…

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Gear Patrol Is Now On Facebook

Well, friends, we’ve finally succumbed to the pressure and the guilt (read: Ben and myself threatening Eric to succumb to social media). To date, we’ve relied primarily on word of mouth which continues to part of our mantra, but we’re looking to spread the GP word in a bigger way. We’ve finally set up shop…

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Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 16: Know How to Manage Your Online Identity & Image

By now, everyone has heard the stories. A guy interviews for a job, asks the right questions, provides perfect answers, and knocks the whole affair right out of the park. Unfortunately, he doesn’t get the position. That’s because a quick online investigation by the hiring HR department unearthed countless strikes against him. Facebook photos of…

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A Mobile Email Fiend's Dream Come True

BlackBerry App World

You knew it would only be a matter of time before Blackberry would jump into the world of mobile applications. Looks like time’s up. By Gear Patrol Reader Kirk Ward: BlackBerry introduced the BlackBerry App World in early April and has been adding new applications at a constant clip. While many of the best applications…

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25 Apps. 14 Days. 2 iPhones. 1 Jailbreak.

25 Best & Must-Have iPhone Apps

Empower your iPhone with these 25 best and must have iPhone Apps, as curated by Gear Patrol.