APRIL 28, 2020

Today in Gear: 6 Redesigned Car Logos, the Best Bike Locks & More


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6 New Car Logos, Ranked from Best to Worst
6 New Car Logos, Ranked from Best to Worst

Automakers are joining the modern, two-dimensional and chrome-free world of visual design. We rank the hits and misses.

Ever Notice That Converse Chuck Taylors Have Fuzzy Soles? Here’s Why
Ever Notice That Converse Chuck Taylors Have Fuzzy Soles? Here’s Why

Clearing up the fuzzy details on the Chuck Taylor's strangest feature.

Polestar’s Head of Design Reveals the Ideas Behind the Sexy Precept Concept
Polestar’s Head of Design Reveals the Ideas Behind the Sexy Precept Concept

We sat down to talk with Max Missoni, Polestar's head of design, about the Precept Concept car—including why it doesn't need a rear window.

These Books Are the Shelter-in-Place Vacations I Needed Right Now
These Books Are the Shelter-in-Place Vacations I Needed Right Now

The Monocle Travel Guide series is my much cheaper ticket to anywhere in the world, without breaking quarantine orders.

AirPods Just Got Some Serious New Competition
AirPods Just Got Some Serious New Competition

The Sony WF-XB700 are the company's newest wireless earbuds. They lack some premium features, but make up for it in price -- they're only $130.

This Swiss Brand’s Luxury Watches Are a Bargain
This Swiss Brand’s Luxury Watches Are a Bargain

Baume & Mercier continues to offer stunning value with new complicated watches featuring in-house movements and steel or gold cases.

These Are the 10 Best Field Watches of 2020
These Are the 10 Best Field Watches of 2020

Field watches should be reliable, legible and simple.

The Best Bike Locks for Every Cyclist
The Best Bike Locks for Every Cyclist

Don't let your precious ride become a seatless skeleton on the street.

Review: Should You Buy Chris Hemsworth’s New App?
Review: Should You Buy Chris Hemsworth’s New App?

Chris Hemsworth, most notably the face of Thor, developed and an app to help you conquer 360 of health, wellness and fitness just in time for summer.

This Lifestyle Brand’s First True Running Shoe Is Shockingly Good
This Lifestyle Brand’s First True Running Shoe Is Shockingly Good

We admit to being impressed after a few test runs in the Dasher, the debut running shoe from Allbirds.

The Mavic Air 2 Is the Perfect Upgrade from Your Entry-Level Drone
The Mavic Air 2 Is the Perfect Upgrade from Your Entry-Level Drone

The Mavic Air 2 is DJI's newest foldable drone that makes flying easy, and capturing great content even easier. It starts at $799.

Two Legendary Companies Partnered on This Blacked-Out Dive Watch
Two Legendary Companies Partnered on This Blacked-Out Dive Watch

Doxa's SUB 300 is being produced for the first time in a forged carbon case and features the old Aqua Lung logo on the dial.

Premium Features Make These Seiko Dive Watches Huge Improvements Over Their Predecessors
Premium Features Make These Seiko Dive Watches Huge Improvements Over Their Predecessors

Seiko has introduced versions of its Prospex "Samurai" dive watches with ceramic and sapphire. But they won't cost you that much more than the originals.

BMW’s Most Powerful M Car Ever May Be a Massive Hybrid SUV
BMW’s Most Powerful M Car Ever May Be a Massive Hybrid SUV

We can't argue with 750 horsepower.

Is It Possible to Make a Legitimately Cool Window A/C Unit? Apparently So
Is It Possible to Make a Legitimately Cool Window A/C Unit? Apparently So

Air conditioners get the DTC treatment.

This New Hunting Knife Is Actually Perfect for Your EDC
This New Hunting Knife Is Actually Perfect for Your EDC

Victorinox, the maker of the Swiss Army Knife, revealed a new premium take on one of its hunting knife silhouettes, but it may not be for skinning wild game.

This Off-Road Camping Trailer Comes from a Famous Brand You Wouldn’t Expect
This Off-Road Camping Trailer Comes from a Famous Brand You Wouldn’t Expect

We'd happily trade a little off-road prowess for a lot more room.


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