MARCH 16, 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

This Could Be the Feature That Finally Makes Me Switch to iPhone
This Could Be the Feature That Finally Makes Me Switch to iPhone

Rumored support for using third-party apps as defaults for email and browsing might finally win me over.

This Australian Boot Brand Is Now Making Covetable Sneakers
This Australian Boot Brand Is Now Making Covetable Sneakers

After building its name on horseback and in the Australian Outback, heritage boot brand R.M. Williams is turning to premium sneakers. But this isn't its first rodeo.

Yeti Just Revealed One of This Summer’s Best New Pieces of Camping Gear
Yeti Just Revealed One of This Summer’s Best New Pieces of Camping Gear

Yeti's latest vision of comfort at the campsite is the new Trailhead Camp Chair, which makes a case as one of the best new pieces of camping gear this year.

A ‘Cheaper, Entry-Level’ Porsche May Be in the Works
A ‘Cheaper, Entry-Level’ Porsche May Be in the Works

Porsche's head of design hinted the carmaker may be planning a modern-day 914.

The Coolest Jacket in the New James Bond Movie Isn’t as Expensive as You Think
The Coolest Jacket in the New James Bond Movie Isn’t as Expensive as You Think

You might not be able to get your hands on James Bond's car, his watch or his slick suits. But, you can definitely order the trucker jacket from the upcoming movie.

The Most Famous Barbecue Pitmaster in America Designed a Smoker
The Most Famous Barbecue Pitmaster in America Designed a Smoker

Designed by Texas barbecue master Aaron Franklin, Franklin Barbecue Pits are grail smokers.

One of the Most Beautiful Watches We’ve Ever Seen Is Back in Stock in an Updated Form
One of the Most Beautiful Watches We’ve Ever Seen Is Back in Stock in an Updated Form

Scottish brand anOrdain sold out the original run of their coveted enamel-dialed Model 1. Now it's back and better than ever.

Toyota Planning Massive Changes to Its Trucks and SUVs, Report Claims
Toyota Planning Massive Changes to Its Trucks and SUVs, Report Claims

The next few years should be pretty exciting at Toyota.

Nike’s Crazy New Olympic Track Spikes Are So Fast They Look Unfinished
Nike’s Crazy New Olympic Track Spikes Are So Fast They Look Unfinished

Say hello to the Air Zoom Viperfly, one of several ambitious and unusual-looking Nikes set to light up the Tokyo Games.


Fresh Deals


Yamazaki Home Goods
Save Up to 30%: Yamazaki, the furniture brand and not the purveyor of outrageously priced whisky, is the epitome of Japanese minimalism and organization. Their thrifty organization gear is marked down 20 to 30 percent off on Huckberry right now.


Weber Grills
Save Up to 25%: At Wayfair’s annual Outdoor Sale, grilling’s biggest name brand has virtually its whole catalog of gas and charcoal grills marked down. The majority of Weber’s grills are discounted anywhere from 15 to 30 percent off.


All-Clad Factory Seconds Sale
Save Up to 84%: At All-Clad’s factory seconds sale, customers can save an additional 20 percent off one item and get free shipping for savings up to 84 percent. The deal is applied at checkout and only works when you have one item in your cart.


Patagonia Provisions
Save up to 25%: Even if the need to stock up isn’t real, the frenzy certainly is. And if you do feel compelled to fill your pantry, Patagonia’s food-focused arm, Patagonia Provisions, is running a bulk item sale of up to 25 percent off.


Adidas Ultraboost 20s
Save $54: The brand is sending these beloved, exceptionally cushioned running sneakers into space… and your way for 30 percent off.


Sebago Boat Shoes
Save 70%: Sebago’s time-tested Dockside boat shoes are available in a range of colors and materials, all for an incredible deal at Nordstrom Rack.


Docker’s Pants, Shirts and More
Save up to 50%: If you’re looking to update your everyday wardrobe with some classic pieces, head over to Dockers where you can save up to 50 percent on chinos, shirts and more.


Xbox One X
Save $240: The Xbox One X is the cheapest that it’s ever been right now. A 1TB console is selling for $260 at B&H which is almost half off what the originally-$500 console was going for when it was released in late 2017.


Ultimate Ears Boom 3
Save $80: The Ultimate Ears Boom 3 is probably the best portable Bluetooth speaker you can buy, and right now Best Buy is selling the Boom 3 for as low as $80, which is $70 off the MSPR.

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Filson Field Watches
Save 56%: If you happen to be in the market for a field watch, today is your lucky day: Filson Watches is offering 56% off 15 timepieces. With the discount Filson is running, pricing on the time-only watches is just $150, and $200 for the chronos.


Today on Gear Patrol

What’s It Like to Design Your Own Bespoke Bentley Continental GT? We Found Out
What’s It Like to Design Your Own Bespoke Bentley Continental GT? We Found Out

Buying a Bentley Continental GT is like buying a fine suit. Sure, you could go off the rack, but it's far better to have something made just for you.

A 7-Day Skin Serum Treatment for $150: Worth It or Not?
A 7-Day Skin Serum Treatment for $150: Worth It or Not?

A product intended to provide users with a high-volume, fast-acting boost to the skin.

How a Renowned Nashville Record Shop Owner Sets Up His Home Hi-Fi
How a Renowned Nashville Record Shop Owner Sets Up His Home Hi-Fi

Dayle Davis, one of the co-owners of Grimey's, a beloved Nashville record shop, tells us what kind of hi-fi system he listens to at home.

The Leading Brand in Aprons Made the Perfect Kitchen Shoe With Vans
The Leading Brand in Aprons Made the Perfect Kitchen Shoe With Vans

Chef Tyler Akin is taking over the restaurant that made him the chef he is now. This is the gear that he can't live without.

These Awesome Watches Are Made in Japan, but Not by the Big Companies You Know
These Awesome Watches Are Made in Japan, but Not by the Big Companies You Know

Seiko and G-Shock are awesome, but where is the more personal, entrepreneurial take on Japanese watchmaking? Here are some brands you might not know.

Want Affordable Home Goods Not from Ikea? Try This Unknown Japanese Brand
Want Affordable Home Goods Not from Ikea? Try This Unknown Japanese Brand

Japan's Yamazaki home goods line is affordable, useful and made of sturdy materials. And the goods are currently 25% off at Need Supply Co.

8 Portable Flashlights, Lanterns and Headlamps Under $100
8 Portable Flashlights, Lanterns and Headlamps Under $100

Portable lights come in all shapes and sizes, so knowing what’s important to you is key. Here are eight affordable options for every need.

How to Meditate and Three Other Ways to Chill Out
How to Meditate and Three Other Ways to Chill Out

We should all take the time to relax and unwind. Here's how to start.

Here Are 10 Books That Every Watch Lover Should Read
Here Are 10 Books That Every Watch Lover Should Read

The internet may be an endless source of knowledge, but there's still a place for a beautiful, well-illustrated reference book.


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