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Today’s Gear

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ROLI Seaboard Block

The word “revolutionary” is not a word we use lightly. No one should. We reserve that word for things like the ROLI Seaboard Block — perhaps the future of electronic music. Essentially, the Block is a miniature version of the original Seaboard Rise, a revolutionary electronic key-less keyboard that’s played like some kind of extraterrestrial rubber slab: sounds are made and manipulated by striking, gliding, sliding, pressing and lifting. And the craziest part: anyone with even the most basic understanding of music can pick it up and start playing.

LEGO Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

See? Legos can be for adults. Build it, shelf it, admire it.

Under Armour ICON Custom Basketball Shoes

The Curry 1, Under Armour’s best-selling basketball shoe, now fully customizable. Limited quantities available; orders ship mid-July.

Grime x Ducati Scrambler Maverick

Grime, a world-renowned tattoo artist, teamed up with Ducati to create this very special Scrambler, inspired by motocross bikes of the ’80s. The bike will be auctioned on eBay to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

This Is Ground Voyager 2 Weekender

Handcrafted by heritage Italian leatherworkers, the Voyager 2 Weekender is a capable weekender with a distinctive “tech pod” on the front for storing quick-access things like tablets, cords, pens, passport and more.

Tern Vektron Folding Bicycle

The Vektron is a perfect marriage of two industry-shaking trends in commuter cycling: folding bikes and e-bikes. It’s right at home in any city, and packs down small enough to stash underneath or beside a desk.

Twelve South Magic Bridge

From the Gear Patrol Store: MagicBridge connects your Apple Wireless Keyboard and your Magic Trackpad 2, creating a one-piece control surface that lets you type and swipe more efficiently. MagicBridge can sit on your desktop or rest on your lap, allowing you to completely control your Mac from afar. Connecting your keyboard and trackpad brings everything together, like a MacBook. Doesn’t matter if you’re left- or right-handed; MagicBridge can place your Trackpad on whichever side you prefer. It works like magic, without the hocus-pocus.

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