MARCH 18, 2020

Today in Gear: Apple’s New iPad Pro, Porsche’s 3D Printed Seats & More


March 18, 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

Apple’s New iPad Pros Are More Like a Laptop Than Ever
Apple’s New iPad Pros Are More Like a Laptop Than Ever

The new iPad Pro has a trackpad now. Oh, and a LiDAR camera too.

One of the Most Original Watch Designs Out There Just Keeps Getting Better and Better
One of the Most Original Watch Designs Out There Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

Autodromo's Group B Series 2 just got an all-green makeover in homage to the famed Paris-Dakar rallies of the 1980s.

Apple Just Fixed the MacBook Air’s Biggest Problem
Apple Just Fixed the MacBook Air’s Biggest Problem

Apple just announced the 2020 MacBook Air, which has double the storage, twice the performance, and finally a keyboard that feels good to type on.

This Retro-Futuristic Digital Watch Was Good Enough for James Bond
This Retro-Futuristic Digital Watch Was Good Enough for James Bond

Hamilton's new PSR, replete with modern Swiss luxury finishing and tech, revives the world's first space-age LED watch.

Here’s How Car Companies Are Helping Buyers and Owners Out Right Now
Here’s How Car Companies Are Helping Buyers and Owners Out Right Now

Society is being disrupted by the coronavirus, so automakers such as Ford, Hyundai and GM are stepping in to help customers.

Is It Weird to Pay $6 a Month for the Best Toothbrush You Can Buy?
Is It Weird to Pay $6 a Month for the Best Toothbrush You Can Buy?

Hundreds of dollars at retail, Philips Sonicare brushes are the crème de la crème of personal oral hygiene.

The Jeep Gladiator Can Now Be Yours for Nearly $11,000 Off
The Jeep Gladiator Can Now Be Yours for Nearly $11,000 Off

The Jeep Gladiator is now, somehow, even cheaper to buy or lease.

Porsche Is Using 3D-Printing to Make Better Seats for Its Sports Cars
Porsche Is Using 3D-Printing to Make Better Seats for Its Sports Cars

Never skimp on comfort.


Fresh Deals


Nordstrom Luxury Grooming Brands
Save 25%: Right now, save 25 percent off our favorite luxury grooming brands at Nordstrom. Some of these brands, like Aesop, almost never go on sale so shop the deal now because it might not happen again.


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.


United By Blue Bison Puffover
Save 30%: Enter promo code THANKSAMILLION at checkout to score 30 percent off this uniquely insulated anorak — and just about every other item UBB sells.


Yoga Mats
Save up to 36%: Here’s a secret about yoga mats: you don’t have to use them for yoga. You can roll them out over your floor to make a comfortable surface for push-ups, squats and burpees — or combine them all for a quick HIIT workout.


Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Trucker Jacket
Save $55: This Waxed Trucker goes beyond the typical canvas design with a flannel-lined interior, which makes it the perfect outer layer for the variable weather that accompanies the onset of Spring. Right now, it’s also 20 percent off.


Everlane Performance Jeans
Save 25%: Made in the greenest denim factory in the world, Everlane’s entire range of Performance Jeans is over 25 percent off.


Best Style Deals of the Week
Save 70%: Whether it’s a comfy pair of PJs, a rugged all-weather bag, or Italian-made sunglasses, it’s all on sale this week.


Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle
Save 25%: It’s never been cheaper to subscribe to Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+ than right now. You can get a bundle of all three for 25% off. Normally they’d cost $18 per month altogether, but right now you can bundle them for $13 per month.


Bulova Chronograph C Quartz Watch
Save 70%: This Bulova Chronograph C watch is packed with style and value, with a High Performance Quartz movement and sapphire crystal — and right now it’s available for a fraction of its retail price at just $225.


Today on Gear Patrol

The Hyundai Palisade Is a Shockingly Good SUV, Especially for the Price
The Hyundai Palisade Is a Shockingly Good SUV, Especially for the Price

It may not have the Telluride's handsome face, but don't hold that against it.

These Two Automatic GMT Watches Are Both Available for Under $1,500
These Two Automatic GMT Watches Are Both Available for Under $1,500

The Farer Lander and Aloha GMT 40 both feature the same workhorse movement, ~40mm steel cases and handsome dials. So which is right for you?

Could Coronavirus Postpone the Summer Olympics? We Now Have Our Answer
Could Coronavirus Postpone the Summer Olympics? We Now Have Our Answer

Japan's prime minister and the IOC president are finally making postponement official. Here are some key details.

The Best Desks to Deck Out Your Home Office for Every Budget
The Best Desks to Deck Out Your Home Office for Every Budget

Building out a place to get work done at home can be difficult. Our collection of 18 of the best desks for every price range makes it suck a bit less.

The 9 Best Headlamps for Any Adventure
The 9 Best Headlamps for Any Adventure

By providing hands-free light headlamps are indispensable for any outdoor activity. Here are the best available for purchase now.

The Best Turntable and Speaker Combos That Make Vinyl Easy
The Best Turntable and Speaker Combos That Make Vinyl Easy

Forget all the moving parts. With these hi-fi setups, all you need is a turntable and a set of speakers.

The 50 Best American-Made Style Brands
The 50 Best American-Made Style Brands

From boots to denim to everyday carry, these 50 brands display the best home-grown talent from coast to coast.

The Best Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day
The Best Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day

These are the best breakfast recipes to give you that morning boost you crave.

Great Noise-Canceling Wireless Earbuds Are Finally Here. These Are the Ones You Want
Great Noise-Canceling Wireless Earbuds Are Finally Here. These Are the Ones You Want

There are more wireless earbuds than ever before that have active noise cancellation.

Peloton vs. Wahoo: Which Makes the Best Stationary Bike?
Peloton vs. Wahoo: Which Makes the Best Stationary Bike?

With Peloton earning hype for pioneering the world of the virtual fitness class we had to ask, is there a better at-home stationary bike?


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