JANUARY 7, 2020

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Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases

Sony—Yes, Sony—Unveiled an Electric Car at CES 2020
Sony—Yes, Sony—Unveiled an Electric Car at CES 2020

Car companies are getting into electronics. Electronics companies, apparently, are getting into cars.

These Boots Are Made with Mythical Leather and You’ve Never Seen Anything Like Them
These Boots Are Made with Mythical Leather and You’ve Never Seen Anything Like Them

Famed bootmaker John Lofgren teamed up with Oakland-based retailer Standard & Strange for a pair of boots made with an ultra-rare white shell cordovan.

These Are the Fastest Cars of the Last Decade
These Are the Fastest Cars of the Last Decade

Hang on tight.

The New Suunto 7 Is a Solid Outdoors Smartwatch With Extra Fit and Finish
The New Suunto 7 Is a Solid Outdoors Smartwatch With Extra Fit and Finish

Powered by Google's Wear OS, the new Suunto 7 aims to marry rugged sports features with the latest tech for the perfect smartwatch.

Reebok’s Answer to Nike’s Perfect HIIT Shoe Is $30 Cheaper
Reebok’s Answer to Nike’s Perfect HIIT Shoe Is $30 Cheaper

The brand's latest gym sneaker raises interesting questions about design, pricing and marketing.

CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know
CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know

CES is packed with car-related technology reveals and announcements. These are the ones that matter.

Donald Glover Wore This Ridiculously Cool Fleece Pullover. Get It Here
Donald Glover Wore This Ridiculously Cool Fleece Pullover. Get It Here

The actor-writer-musician showed off a stylish iteration of the cozy winter staple.

For Its New Concept, Mercedes-Benz Teamed Up with … James Cameron?
For Its New Concept, Mercedes-Benz Teamed Up with … James Cameron?

James Cameron raises the bar for CES concepts by helping Mercedes create an "Avatar"-inspired ride.

This Is the Omega Speedmaster Watch the World Has Been Waiting For
This Is the Omega Speedmaster Watch the World Has Been Waiting For

Omega's legendary 321 movement has returned to a steel Speedmaster based on the one worn by astronaut Ed White.


Fresh Deals

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Hay Home Accessories
Save up to 40%: Danish design studio Hay is holding a January Refresh sale on its home accessories. Over 200 pieces are marked down up to 40 percent including kitchenware, bedding, home accents and more.


Save Over $1,000 on This High-Tech Motorcycle Jacket
Save 60%: T Seat belts just aren’t an option on a bike…but these days, airbags can be. Right now, you can get the Misano D-Air Perforated Jacket for $1,019 less than it normally costs.


This Massive Sale Is the Best Place to Get Après Ski Clothing
Save up to 40%: One of our favorite parts about going to the mountain is the après, which has a dress code of informality. Here’s what to add to your ski bag.


Adidas Ultraboost 19
Save $54: Sales on these beloved sneakers have come and gone, but now is the time to pounce — 15 colorways are going for a whopping 30 percent off.


CRKT Swindle Pocket Knife
Save Up To 52%: CRKT’s Swindle exhibits a unique design that earned it an award for “Most Innovative Imported Design” in 2013. Today, you can get the basic and premium versions for half off.


Mr. Porter Sale
Save 60%: Mr. Porter’s sale is finally here and sizes are selling out fast. There are over 370 brands on sale and they’re all on a steep discount up to 60 percent off.


Seiko Prospex SRPB53 Dive Watch
Save 25%: Seiko is known for producing affordable, robust dive watches for every budget in a multitude of styles, and right now, you can nab this handsome example for 25% off list, or just $371.


Today on Gear Patrol

The Best Things We Saw at CES 2020
The Best Things We Saw at CES 2020

Here are all the highlights from the biggest show in consumer tech.

CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know
CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know

CES is packed with car-related technology reveals and announcements. These are the ones that matter.

These Are the Fastest Cars of the Last Decade
These Are the Fastest Cars of the Last Decade

Hang on tight.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Dive Watch
5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Dive Watch

How do you know what kind of dive watch is right for your needs? Asking these five questions will help you make the right decision.

7 Style Resolutions to Make for 2020
7 Style Resolutions to Make for 2020

Working on your inner self through New Year's Resolutions is great and all, but we at the style desk have some outward-facing resolutions to submit to you. From more vintage clothes to sizing up, here's...

The Best Bourbon Whiskeys You Can Buy for $100 and Up
The Best Bourbon Whiskeys You Can Buy for $100 and Up

There's cheap bourbon, value bourbon, good bourbon and bullshit bourbon. This is the best of the latter.

How a Pro Cyclist Trains in the Winter
How a Pro Cyclist Trains in the Winter

Veteran pro cyclist Ted King recently swapped his warmer winter training grounds in California for the frigid hills of Vermont. Here's how he keeps up his fitness during the coldest months of the year.

Arlo’s Floodlight Cam Lets You Turn on the Daylight in Your Backyard, With No Wiring Required
Arlo’s Floodlight Cam Lets You Turn on the Daylight in Your Backyard, With No Wiring Required

The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera includes a built-in, curved LED panel that can deliver between 2,000 and 3,000 lumens on prowlers and raccoons, should they trip the motion detector that activates the light.

Nikon’s Insane Zoom Camera Is Getting an Upgrade
Nikon’s Insane Zoom Camera Is Getting an Upgrade

The new Coolpix P950, still packing the same bonkers 83x-zoom capability as the P900, folds in 4k UHD video capability and image stabilization, along with dedicated modes for specific targets.

This Is the Year to Take Sustainability Seriously. Here Are the Products to Make It Happen
This Is the Year to Take Sustainability Seriously. Here Are the Products to Make It Happen

One of your New Year's resolutions should be to practice more sustainability. Here's some of our best reporting on the sustainability of products.

9 Strange and Beautiful TVs That Will Define 2020
9 Strange and Beautiful TVs That Will Define 2020

As ever, CES has brought us a menagerie of new TVs, from the practical to the anything-but. Here are the most notable ones we've seen.


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