APRIL 14, 2020

Today in Gear: A Surfing Watch Made From Recycled Plastic, a Grilling App Worth Using & More


April 14, 2020 Briefings By
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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

Looking For the Best Affordable Porsche? Buy a Used Macan
Looking For the Best Affordable Porsche? Buy a Used Macan

Porsche's most popular car is also the best to buy used.

This Affordable Surfing Watch Is Made from Upcycled Ocean Plastic
This Affordable Surfing Watch Is Made from Upcycled Ocean Plastic

Triwa has announced several fun, affordable watches that are perfect for summer, but the best part is that they're supporting cleaner oceans.

This New EDC Is Made for the COVID-19 Era
This New EDC Is Made for the COVID-19 Era

StatGear's button-pushing, door-opening Hygiene Hand has raised over $550,000 on Kickstarter, and today's your last chance to get in on the first batch.

Cadillac’s New Sport Sedans Will Pack Ridiculous Performance and Stick Shifts
Cadillac’s New Sport Sedans Will Pack Ridiculous Performance and Stick Shifts

These may just be our new dream cars.

A Grill Maker Just Released a Grilling App Actually Worth Using
A Grill Maker Just Released a Grilling App Actually Worth Using

Traeger Grills continues to bring grilling and technology together with an immersive new app.

This Game-Changing Electric Camping Trailer Should Hit the Road This Year
This Game-Changing Electric Camping Trailer Should Hit the Road This Year

A revolutionary new electric camping trailer should begin testing in 2020.

How to Use Slack: 5 Simple Tricks to Boost Productivity and Keep You Sane
How to Use Slack: 5 Simple Tricks to Boost Productivity and Keep You Sane

If Slack is your new cyber-office, it's worth taking some time to get everything set up right.

One of the Best Hot Hatches in America Is Getting a New Performance Option for 2020
One of the Best Hot Hatches in America Is Getting a New Performance Option for 2020

The Hyundai Veloster N is picking up a feature that should improve its showing on the track.

This New E-Bike Is Fast, Light and Affordable — So Why Can’t We Get It Here?
This New E-Bike Is Fast, Light and Affordable — So Why Can’t We Get It Here?

Canyon's new Endurace:On is a notable entry into the small category of e-road bikes. It's remarkably affordable, but you can't get it in the United States.

Is Mazda About to Build the Affordable Sport Sedan We’ve Always Wanted?
Is Mazda About to Build the Affordable Sport Sedan We’ve Always Wanted?

The next Mazda 6 could be sexier, speedier, and pack six-cylinder power.


Fresh Deals


Adidas Ultraboost 20s
Save up to 44%: With the promo code SAVENOW, these beloved, exceptionally cushioned running sneakers can be yours for 40 percent off — or 44 percent off if you buy more than one pair.


Hill City Train Collection
Save 25%: Get 25 percent off everything, including premium workout clothes, from lifestyle brand Hill City with the exclusive code GEARPATROL at checkout.


Nordstrom Rack Rare Nike Footwear Sale
Save up to 45%: From utility sneakers to Air Moneys to Realtree boots, the variety is endless — and endlessly fascinating.


Xbox One X (Refurbished)
Save Over $100: The Xbox One X is the cheapest that it’s ever been right now. A refurbished 1TB console is selling for $230 at Walmart, which is about $100 cheaper than what a new model is going for at other retailers.

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Timex x Todd Snyder Military Watch
Save 28%: Timex’s Military Watch collab with Todd Snyder is a great looking field watch that tends to sell out quickly. Now, it’s on sale for just $99.


Today on Gear Patrol

The Complete Guide to Fluance’s Fantastic Turntables
The Complete Guide to Fluance’s Fantastic Turntables

Fluance makes some of the best affordable turntables you can buy, but which one is right for you?

The Best Hiking Boots Made by Running Companies
The Best Hiking Boots Made by Running Companies

Running companies are starting to leverage their fast footwear tech to make high-quality hiking boots.

We Drove 1,400 Miles Across the West in America’s Most Powerful Muscle Cars
We Drove 1,400 Miles Across the West in America’s Most Powerful Muscle Cars

The advent of electric vehicles mean American muscle cars may soon go the way of the dinosaurs. So we took today’s mightiest examples and let them run free across the West.

If You’ve Been Loving Timex’s Affordable Watches Lately, You Have This Designer to Thank
If You’ve Been Loving Timex’s Affordable Watches Lately, You Have This Designer to Thank

Since 2007, Italian-born Giorgio Galli has been bringing the world beautiful watches that nearly anyone can afford.

Just Getting Into Mid-Century Modern? Don’t, the 2020s Are All About the ’80s
Just Getting Into Mid-Century Modern? Don’t, the 2020s Are All About the ’80s

Like a bad meme, the resurgence of loud furniture and decor from the 70s and 80s started as an ironic joke. Now, after years of mid-century modern everything, it’s emerged from the dark corners of...

How to Make a Face Mask with a Bandana, According to the CDC
How to Make a Face Mask with a Bandana, According to the CDC

And a handful of great options to get you started.

This May Finally Be the Death Knell for the Most Important Trade Show in the Watch World
This May Finally Be the Death Knell for the Most Important Trade Show in the Watch World

Rolex, Tudor, Patek Philippe, Chopard and Chanel are leaving Baselworld and putting on their own trade show alongside Watches & Wonders Geneva in 2021.

How to Use Slack: 5 Simple Tricks to Boost Productivity and Keep You Sane
How to Use Slack: 5 Simple Tricks to Boost Productivity and Keep You Sane

If Slack is your new cyber-office, it's worth taking some time to get everything set up right.

The 8 Best Coffee Makers of 2020
The 8 Best Coffee Makers of 2020

The best coffee maker is the one that fits your kitchen, budget and style, but never compromises on excellent coffee.


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