MAY 11 - 15
A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week
Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.
We publish our weekly roundup of gear news for you to enjoy over the weekend. Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — it’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The origins of the racer-style gaming chair, and why you should probably not buy one.
The best bottled barbeque sauces offer what homemade versions offer — smokiness, sweetness, spiciness and tanginess, all balanced against each other.
Used by chefs and clever home cooks for years, carbon steel cookware has earned a spot in your kitchen cabinet.
A Canadian-made pot stash designed for post-high school hobbyists.
This braised chicken leg stew features a full spectrum of flavors.
The limits of a cast-iron skillet are typically one of two things: a general lack of imagination or foods with exceptionally high acidity. This guide fixes one of these things.
Cat Person makes me wish I were a cat person.
From a $199 grill that outcooks $1,000 grills to one of the best-designed products, let alone grills, money can buy, these are the 11 best gas grills money can buy.
Is your truck made for Baja? Then get a rooftop sleeping arrangement to match.
The GTI is the best driver's car you can buy for less than $30,000. Can it work if you have kids?
Toyota has a great offer available on the Supra, but it's only for one hyper-specific group of buyers.
The most potent member of the family could be rather controversial.
A Unimog may be the ultimate in off-roading excess, and this one is basically new.
Big trucks need big power in this day and age.
Ford ultimately chose a simple, timeless Mustang design that became an automotive icon. But that was not the only option.
Toyota dropped the biggest hint it can that a Gazoo Racing-branded American hot hatch is en route.
When is the right time to buy some of our favorite off-roaders used? Basically...never.
Support a great cause — and potentially win the most remarkable Range Rover on the market.
Instead of moving up market, Kia may be moving into the adventure realm.
It may not be the newest performance SUV, but this SRT still has a lot going for it.
Bowlus Road Chief has made some game-changing upgrades to their best model.
For the man who has everything.
If Tesla's new tech is legit, truly affordable electric vehicles may be far closer to reality than anticipated.
Harley keeps pushing its own boundaries — and we're into it.
We all dream big, but the Caravan Outfitters Backroad is all the camper you really need.
New tires and spark plugs, backup cameras, data monitoring systems, and more: all easy upgrades that'll breathe life into your old ride.
One part of this, we expected. The other? Not so much.
Outdoors and Fitness
Recently, Rapha released a summer-weight jersey, Polar revealed a new GPS watch, Wahoo updated its heart rate monitor and more.
It certainly looks worthy of HBO's vision of the future. But it's also priced like it's from 2052.
The future of supplements continues to expand, but what should you actually take?
E-bike make riding around town and commuting to and from work a breeze, but they're heavy, bulky and hard to manage. Not this one.
Of all the components that make a knife, its steel is the most important.
A bike components maker called PNW recently launched a program to buy back used parts, refurbish them and sell them again at a discount.
From the smoothest roads to the rockiest mountains, this spectrum of two-wheeled wonders is just waiting for you to put your mettle to the pedals.
In a matter of days, the brand's hub for long-term, pie-in-the-sky projects became a short-term, PPE-producing superstar. Here's the story.
The gravel biking scene has exploded in recent years. And now that brands are catching up, it’s easier than ever to join this grassroots peloton.
The online retailer Moosejaw and its parent company Walmart just revealed two new outdoor gear brands with items as cheap as $25.
Our testers report that the heavily R&D'ed new Pegasus 37s offer a refreshing return to plush, old-school support — with a caveat or two.
Style doesn't start in the closet, but rather in your bathroom. From basic grooming tools to highly personal fragrance, these are the style essentials.
Have you ever wondered how stores get their clothes folded so neatly? This is how.
A mix of clear crystal and rich tortoise frames, all with laid-back easygoing fits.
Foggy specs are super easy to prevent. This is how.
Wayfarers, Aviators, Clubmasters and more.
What's the difference between IPX4 and IPX7? Does it really matter?
The email app was scheduled to be shut down at the end of April, but two fans have bought it and vowed to keep it working better than ever.
It's 2020 and more and more soundbars support Dolby Atmos and deliver a pretty epic home theater experience.
Apple is rumored to be making high-end, over-ear headphones. The latest report suggests they'll have a modular design.
Sony's newest wireless earbuds with active noise-canceling and an IP55 water-resistance rating.
By comparison, Apple's latest 16-inch MacBook Pro gets about 11 hours of battery life.
Apple, Sony, Sennheiser and Amazon all have noise-canceling headphones. Bose, the industry leader in noise-canceling headphones, does not. So, where are they?
The number of rings on the headphone jack matters a lot. It has a huge impact on the audio.
Our best tips and tricks to get you that grail garment you've been looking for.
The new Beosound A1 is now fully waterproof (IP67 rated) and fully integrated with Alexa.
Olympus has put together a package that carriers the Micro Four Thirds sensor so much further than any inveterate spec nerd would expect it to go.
From brands large and small — and prices large and small — these are the ten timepieces that speak to us the most this year.
This Timex Navi XL features a 41mm steel case, a white dial adorned with the NASA logo and a matching blue fabric strap.
If you're after a GMT watch that won't break the bank — and that offers some tactical cred, to boot — then the Bamford GMT might be the watch for you.
A watch you can actually read means a more fulfilling longterm user experience. But what makes a watch legible, and why does it matter so much?
Stella introduced its first watch with a contemporary design and a texture based on the "linen dials" of vintage watches.
The two brands' latest collaboration references the Liquor Store, a Todd Snyder outpost in Tribeca and previously a J. Crew specialty shop.
Whether an automatic GMT or a solar-powered perpetual calendar, there's a pilot's watch out there for the fighter jock in everyone.
MB&F' + L'Epée's Starfleet Explorer, a miniaturized version of their Starfleet Machine, is equaled in sheer cool factor perhaps only by other MB&F designs.
French brand Le Forban Sécurité Mer returns with a refined but affordable take on its dive watches made for the French navy.
Swedish microbrand Bravur Watches' co-founder Magnus Äppelryd talks about his design background, how Scandinavian design affects his watches, and more.
Baltic's Aquascaphe, one of our favorite affordable, automatic divers, is getting a new bronze case and a beautiful blue sunray dial.
The Toric Tourbillon Slate, a new haute horlogerie creation from masterful restorer-turned-watchmaker Michel Parmigiani, is just 9.45mm thick.
Carbon composites have a range of properties that are desirable for watchmaking. It doesn't hurt that they also look pretty darn badass.
Japanese independent watchmaker Hajime Asaoka's more affordable brand Kurono is marking its first anniversary with a special green-dialed limited edition.