JANUARY 9, 2020

Today in Gear: Plant-Based Protein With No GMOs, Upgrades for Your Phone’s Charger & More


January 9, 2020 Briefings By

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.


When it comes to protein powder, a whole roster of world-class athletes and trainers choose Momentous. The likes of free soloist Alex Honnold to the Minnesota Vikings’ Kyle Rudolph use Momentous’s plant-based protein as a part of their daily workout routine. The AbsoluteZero 100% plant protein isn’t just great if you’re a plant-based or vegan athlete, but also promotes gut health and has the fastest absorbing plant protein sources available. Momentous is made from the highest quality pea protein extracted from non-GMO natural yellow pea combined with the highest quality rice protein concentrate in precise ratios. All of this comes together into a tasty formula available in Vanilla Chai and Piedmont Chocolate — plus, it’s NSF Certified for Sport. Make Momentous your go-to protein.

New & Noteworthy Releases

This $5 Tool Makes It Easier to Keep Your Cast-Iron Skillet in Good Shape
This $5 Tool Makes It Easier to Keep Your Cast-Iron Skillet in Good Shape

Restoring an old cast-iron skillet? Lodge's new rust eraser can help.

Aston Martin’s New Speedster Might Turn Out to Be the Coolest Car of 2020
Aston Martin’s New Speedster Might Turn Out to Be the Coolest Car of 2020

Take one of our favorite Astons; add a 690-hp V12; then, crucially, remove the windshield. Serve hot.

This High-End Swiss Watch Brand Surprised Everyone with a Sporty Chronograph
This High-End Swiss Watch Brand Surprised Everyone with a Sporty Chronograph

Nearly everything about the H. Moser & Cie. Streamliner Flyback Chronograph is new and unexpectedly casual.

The Best Smart Lock for Most People Just Got a Little Bit Better
The Best Smart Lock for Most People Just Got a Little Bit Better

Announced at CES 2020, the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock will be available later this year.

This Frankenstein Supra Convertible Is More of a Toyota Than the Real Thing
This Frankenstein Supra Convertible Is More of a Toyota Than the Real Thing

What if the new Supra was less BMW and more Toyota? Japanese students decided to take a stab at finding out.

This New Pocket Knife Is the First of Its Kind
This New Pocket Knife Is the First of Its Kind

CRKT's first batch of new knives for 2020 includes a folding knife with a survival feature normally reserved for fixed blades.

Two of G-Shock’s Most Hardcore Watches Get a Stealthy Blacked-Out Treatment
Two of G-Shock’s Most Hardcore Watches Get a Stealthy Blacked-Out Treatment

Casio G-Shock's professional range of Mudman and Rangeman watches look more serious than ever with black resin cases and negative displays.

Frank Ocean Is the Face of Prada’s Latest Campaign
Frank Ocean Is the Face of Prada’s Latest Campaign

The groundbreaking R&B artist graces us in Prada SS20.

It’s Time to Upgrade Your iPhone Charger (And You Can Do It for Cheap)
It’s Time to Upgrade Your iPhone Charger (And You Can Do It for Cheap)

If you're looking for a wall charger that can fast charge your iPhone, get this tiny 18-wall adapter by Aukey.

BMW’s ZeroG Front Seat is Perfect for Helping Cure a Whiskey Hangover
BMW’s ZeroG Front Seat is Perfect for Helping Cure a Whiskey Hangover

Lay back, deploy the sun shades, and let that whopper of a headache melt away.

Tali’s Tech-Savvy LED Helmet Could Bring Motorcycle Riding into the Future
Tali’s Tech-Savvy LED Helmet Could Bring Motorcycle Riding into the Future

A French startup's helmet could offer revolutionary safety, thanks to LED lighting.


Fresh Deals


Simplehuman Trash Can
Save $20: $80 is a lot of money to spend on a trash can, but today’s the day you finally invest in Simplehuman’s top-of-the-line Rectangular Step Trash Can, which just so happens to be $20 off on its site.


Mountain Hardwear Shirt-Jacket
Save $60: The shacket may be the most versatile cold-weather garment around, and one of the best of the breed is extra affordable today.


Filson Winter Sale
Save 35%: If you’ve been looking to invest in some Filson products, you’re probably not going to find a better deal than the one they’re running right now.


Today on Gear Patrol

NBA Stars and Fashion Insiders Love This Brand. Here’s Why
NBA Stars and Fashion Insiders Love This Brand. Here’s Why

Philadelphia-based atelier Riverside Tool & Dye takes tie-dye to new heights.

The Best Items for a Travel-Friendly EDC
The Best Items for a Travel-Friendly EDC

Getting out? We've rounded up the best everyday carry items, perfect for life on the road and around the world.

Don’t Forget This Important Part of Buying a New Watch
Don’t Forget This Important Part of Buying a New Watch

More brands than ever before are offering extended warranties — we touch on what they cover and what they don't.

Like Michelob Ultra? Try These Easy Low-Calorie Upgrades
Like Michelob Ultra? Try These Easy Low-Calorie Upgrades

Just because you have a fitness regimen that keeps you from drinking heavy beers doesn't mean you have to settle for a flavorless one.

Why Mexico Makes Some of the World’s Best Shoes
Why Mexico Makes Some of the World’s Best Shoes

For León, Mexico, shoes are the bedrock of the community. For generations, the city has built its reputation on its shoemaking abilities and have earned itself the title of Shoe Capitol of the World.

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition Review: A Bloated, Beautiful Anachronism
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition Review: A Bloated, Beautiful Anachronism

It's meant to look more like the overlander of yore and less like a chonky Hamptons-bound pleasure craft. Mission accomplished.

The 9 Best Headphones of CES 2020
The 9 Best Headphones of CES 2020

Klipsch, Audio-Technica and Sennheiser are just a few of the companies that announced new headphones at this year's show.

The 12 Best Fitness Apps Right Now
The 12 Best Fitness Apps Right Now

Countless apps strive to help make you fitter, stronger, leaner, looser and more relaxed than ever before. Here are our favorites.


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