August 9, 2019
Today in Gear: A 3-In-1 Wireless Charger for Your Apple Products, Smart Swimming Goggles & More
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New & Noteworthy Releases
Rumpl changes the materials in its beloved camp blanket.
British manufacturer MG has gone from legendary two-seater sports cars to midsize pickup trucks with the new "MG Extender."
It's made by Mophie and it's creatively called the 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad.
Veil promises to break down lingering pot smells at a molecular level.
And yes, it also has one of the coolest volume dials in all of speakers.
You would expect to find a 531-mile Lamborghini Huracan in Monaco, Dubai, or your local impound lot. Not for sale at a Hyundai dealership.
The Citizen Chronomaster is technically fascinating and practical, and now features attractive new colored Japanese paper dials.
This Could Be the Best Deal on Fleece Jackets Before Fall
Save over 50%: It may not feel like it, but fall is coming. The best way to layer up is with a fleece, and right now some of the best available are on sale. — Tanner Bowden
Seiko Prospex PADI Dive Watch
Save 43%: Powered by the cal. V157 quartz movement, the PADI special edition features a 47mm case, Hardlex mineral crystal, date display, Lumibright-coated hands and markers, and a unidirectional rotating dive bezel. It’s water-resistant to 200m and features a screw-down crown and case back. Once fully charged, the power reserve on the V157 movement lasts roughly 10 months.If mechanical watches aren’t your thing, then this PADI special edition could be your water watch this summer. — Oren Hartov
Gerber Center-Drive Plus Multi-Tool
Save $46: The right multi-tool has all the functions you need but none you don’t, making it streamlined and easy to access the implement you require at any given time. Gerber’s Center-Drive Plus is just such a product, delivering — among other things — a 3.25-inch partially serrated blade, spring-loaded needle-nose pliers, wire cutters, pry bar and bottle opener.
Most of these tools can be deployed quickly and smoothly thanks to the one-thumb opening system, and right now you can score this beauty for a whopping 32 percent off thanks to Drop. The Center-Drive Plus comes with a good-looking leather sheath, too, but this deal disappears Wednesday, so shop fast. — Steve Mazzucchi
$350 Persol Sunglasses for $100
Save up to 71%: If you’ve been waiting to invest in an iconic pair of Persol sunglasses, Nordstrom Rack has a deal for you. Right now, you can save 71 percent on three different Italian-made Persols: the Aviator, the Round and the Sartoria models. Normally $350, these shades are now just $100 while supplies last. — John Zientek
Todd Snyder Dylan Suede Trucker Jacket
Save up to 50%: New York designer Todd Snyder recently gave the classic trucker jacket a major overhaul. Instead of crafting the casual style in denim or roughout suede, he opted to use luxe Italian suede.
Made in Italy, the Dylan jacket features a snap-front closure, two chest pockets slant hand pockets. It has a trim fit, hits at the hip and is unlined. Available in pink or green, it now starts at $499 — act fast to score this great fall upgrade. — John Zientek
Today on Gear Patrol
From the Smokey Joe to the brand-new Genesis II, here's everything you need to know about Weber, America's favorite grill makers.
From Ferrari to Tesla, from Dodge to Porsche, car companies churn out some very odd products with their logos on them. These are the weirdest we found.
It's all about the speaker-and-amplifier combo. And bigger better sound.
A new book published by Patagonia details the life and exploits of the company's outdoorsman-founder, Yvon Chouinard.
Three vintage watches from the historic, once American brand Gruen show how this under-appreciated brand changed over the decades.