January 10, 2020

Today in Gear: A 1940s-Inspired Longines, the Toyota Hatch We Want but Can’t Have & More


January 10, 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.


New & Noteworthy Releases

Looking for a Beautiful Chronograph Watch? Check Out This 1940s-Inspired Longines
Looking for a Beautiful Chronograph Watch? Check Out This 1940s-Inspired Longines

Longines has released a handsome new 40mm steel chronograph with an automatic movement inspired by a post-War model.

This Icy Dive Watch Supports a Worthy Cause
This Icy Dive Watch Supports a Worthy Cause

The new Oris Aquis Date Lake Baikal dive watch is a limited edition helping highlight conservation efforts at the world's deepest lake.

Beginners Will Love Trek’s Affordable New Mountain Bike
Beginners Will Love Trek’s Affordable New Mountain Bike

When top-line mountain bikes can cost more than a used car, Trek's new Roscoe is both affordable and perfect for beginner riders.

Toyota’s New Hot Hatch Is a Tiny Ball of Awesome. Of Course, We Can’t Have It
Toyota’s New Hot Hatch Is a Tiny Ball of Awesome. Of Course, We Can’t Have It

The GR Yaris packs a mighty turbocharged engine and AWD into a tiny, flickable ride.

5 Awesome Cars That No One Is Buying
5 Awesome Cars That No One Is Buying

Some of our favorite cars just couldn't catch a break in 2019.

This Iconic Office-Friendly Mechanical Keyboard Is Better Than Ever
This Iconic Office-Friendly Mechanical Keyboard Is Better Than Ever

The Happy Hacking Keyboard is a terrific and quiet little daily driver, and now it is better than ever.


Fresh Deals

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Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Tough
Save 51%: The Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Tough features 200m of water resistance, a movement powered by any light source, and a strong value at 51% off.

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Barbour Jackets
Save up to 66%: If you’ve had your eye on a classic Barbour jacket, but haven’t wanted to pay list price, head over to END today. A bunch of Barbour outerwear is on sale in a full range of sizes. Plus, save an additional 15 percent off, applied automatically at checkout. With prices cut to up to 66 percent off, this is well worth checking out.

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Chase Sapphire Reserve
Save $100: For travelers and foodies, few credit cards compete with the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Sure, it has a $450 annual fee, but you basically earn that back in rewards. Starting Sunday, Chase will begin charging $550 a year for the ever-exceptional Sapphire Reserve card. If you’ve been thinking about signing up for the Chase Sapphire Reserve card, you have until Sunday morning to do it at the existing $450 rate.

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Under Armour True Wireless Flash Engineered by JBL
Save $100: When a legit audio brand like JBL teams up with a legit fitness brand like Under Armour, the resulting earbuds are pretty hard to top, especially when you can score them for $54 off. JBL’s name ensures plenty of bass, plus TalkThru and AmbientAware. UA’s name means IPX7 sweat and waterproof protection, plus a total of 25 hours of battery life (five in the buds plus 20 in the reasonably sized case) to last long after the final wind sprint, bench press or burpee.


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.

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT63 S 4-Door Review: One Car to Rule Them All
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT63 S 4-Door Review: One Car to Rule Them All

Every wonder what car you'd buy if you had to drive it (and nothing else) forever? Stop wondering.

A Full-Set Rolex GMT Master and More Vintage Watches Available Right Now
A Full-Set Rolex GMT Master and More Vintage Watches Available Right Now

We've got three great picks for you this week, from a sub-$500 vintage dive watch to a gorgeous Omega made in 1943.

Which Affordable Beanie Is Worth Your Money?
Which Affordable Beanie Is Worth Your Money?

From Carhartt, Muji, Uniqlo and more.

Ditch Your Wood and Plastic Cutting Boards for a Rubber One. Here’s Why
Ditch Your Wood and Plastic Cutting Boards for a Rubber One. Here’s Why

The rubber cutting board has the upper-hand on the wood and plastic board in almost every way. Here's what you need to know.

The 10 Best Snow Goggles You Can Get Right Now
The 10 Best Snow Goggles You Can Get Right Now

On-mountain eye protection is critical, so we ran the goggle gauntlet with several pairs. Here are our favorites.

Are $29 Airpods Pro Competitors Too Good to Be True?
Are $29 Airpods Pro Competitors Too Good to Be True?

Plus: the 2020 Genesis GV80 SUV has been revealed; Eza's vintage dive watch reissues; and we revisit the Powerbeats Pro.

This Is the Standout Turntable of CES 2020
This Is the Standout Turntable of CES 2020

It's almost entirely made of aluminum and glass.


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