JUNE 15 - 19
A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week
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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.
We asked our team of gear experts to recommend their go-to products for dads and other father figures.
Birthdays. Anniversaries. Father’s Day. Our ultimate guide to men's gifts has gear he'll love, no matter the occasion.
Proper pour-over water temperature, why you should wash your filters and more common pour-over coffee brewing mistakes.
Stop tip-toeing when a stepladder can take you higher.
The Eames Lounge Chair is the Holy Grail of furniture, with a price tag to match.
Show off your desktop or laptop in style. And keep your workstation more organized.
From gloves meant for welders to a $20 must-have, here's where you start shopping for a grill-inclined Dad.
Intriguing and unique products fit for aficionados, collectors and enthusiasts
The wand may choose the wizard, but the pencil doesn't choose the writer. Here's a guide to picking the right mechanical pencil for everyday note taking.
We're rounded up five great desk fans that don't take up much desk space and cost less than $25.
The 2019 George Dickel Bottled-in-Bond release was one of the best values in recent whiskey memory. The 2020 version is rolling out now.
A rebranding that's 131-years over due. And syrup upgrades for those who aren't six years old.
Whiskey stones have always been, and continue to be, terrible. This is why.
David Olkovetsky, founder of knifemaking outfit Artisan Revere, on rubber cutting boards, mineral oil and the evils of dishwashing your knife.
COVID-19 or not, the whiskey boom rolls on. These are the best new bottles of brown to seek out this year.
Once you've got your head around basics of grilling, you'll want more. These upgrades are what you're looking for.
For the rapper, the Revolution toaster is pretty revolutionary.
Black people have been overlooked for far too long in the home and design industry.
Bottoms up -- wait, what's that dent?
Bet you didn't think you were doing it wrong. We talked with two dermatologists to get their tips on how to shower the right way.
Think that bottle of bourbon is a thoughtful Father's Day gift? Not after reading this.
Sick of working from home? The Chevy Bolt is affordable, social-distancing-friendly, has an internet connection...and is not your house.
Ducati produces a wide range of motorcycles but remains a premium and performance brand. This is your guide to every model motorcycle they currently build.
Here's the important information you need to know about the new Ford Bronco before it arrives.
Is a (relatively) big, adventurous Mini crossover one you'd consider buying?
It's 2020, and getting away from it all can definitely include a custom gaming setup.
So long as you don't dwell on the name too much.
New tires and spark plugs, backup cameras, data monitoring systems, and more: all easy upgrades that'll breathe life into your old ride.
With a max highway range of more than 1,000 miles per tank, odds are good you'll need to stop well before the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel does.
Ford taps the deep retro Mustang well again, and we love it.
Improved materials and new colors spruce up the Flying Cloud and International.
How do you make a Transit better for camping? Add AWD with drive modes and a badass grille.
The Tesla Model S hit a big, round range number — one that will make Elon Musk very happy.
Tom Henwood of Main Line Overland shares his roof rack picks. These racks are lightweight, capable and capable for any adventure.
Let's get real: we're talking about grocery runs and campsite visits, not traversing the Serengeti.
Looking to pay $300 a month for a new car? $400, $500, $1000? We've got a recommendation for you.
An off-road-capable station wagon with super-sedan performance? Interesting.
Support a good cause...and maybe take home the coolest new electric crossover you can find right now.
The four-cylinder model will save you money...but maybe not enough to warrant living with less power.
Good luck finding this sort of bargain on any other car this fun to drive.
Some new (and very helpful) upgrades could help extend Ram's success against the Silverado.
New manual transmission cars are few and far between. But you can find some cheap and fun used ones for less than $10,000.
Who needs low range when you have a super-low gear below first?
This stunning camping trailer is prepped to hit the road or trail—or even provide a full-time residence.
Do you like exceptional-looking vintage-style motorcycles that are also affordable? You'll soon have quite a few to choose from.
For the Tesla fan who may need to plow through some dirt.
Mercedes-AMG's fire-breathing, tire-shredding wagon receives a timely update.
We weren't clamoring for changes, but BMW went and made some anyway.
So long as you keep your eyes on the road...and you're on the right road...and you bought the right option package.
A full-size SUV that does a damn fine impression of a $100,000 luxury sedan.
The Cadillac XT4 looks great, and it's comfortable. But is that enough?
Kia, Porsche and Mazda took home 2020 Car of the Year awards.
Omaze is auctioning off a Mercedes-AMG E63 S wagon to help those taking the fight to COVID-19.
Hyundai is aiming for the affordable end of the truck market by bringing its stunning Santa Cruz concept into production.
Outdoors and Fitness
Recently, New Balance released its new Pride Month shoe, Rapha revealed innovative bib shorts, Nike made a shoe for riding inside and more.
Our picks for those pops who prefer a walk in the woods to a lounge on the couch.
Many outdoor products pack the comforts of home into wilderness-friendly packages... that make them perfect for daily urban life, too.
Hoka One One just revealed the Clifton Edge, a new road running shoe with a unique construction that includes an oversized base.
No matter what the old man's preferred modality is — from lifting to running to cycling and more — there's a sweat-centric item in here that's just right.
Recently, Buck Knives updated one of its classics, Spyderco made a cute nod to canines, Work Sharp revealed a user-friendly whetstone and more.
At a time when home fitness is especially relevant, two new products promise to help you sweat without crowding your house. Our testers check them out and weigh in.
It could save your behind in the backcountry — or at least help you keep your pants up.
Matador's Seg42 builds the organization of packing cubes into a drop-it-all-in duffel, leaving adventurers to choose the most efficient packing method.
Benchmade's newest fixed-blade knife bridges the gap between the outdoors and the kitchen and debuts some new blade technology too.
Blue skies call for green lenses. But why?
From fit to fabric to weight, t-shirts vary as widely as any garment of clothing. We asked five of menswear's brightest to name their go-to tees.
Comparing the differences between Vans' mainline sneaker and its upgraded counterpart.
Easy on, easy off.
Informed by over a century of outfitting loggers.
Summer-ready sandals in the vein of the famed two-strap icon.
From a re-up on his favorite sneaker to that grail boot he's been eyeing, these are the best shoes to get for Dad.
Do the speed hooks on your boots seem... not so speedy?
A new parlor-size guitar that packs a punch.
From the waterproof and pool-ready to the luxury leather-crafted.
Limited-edition, vegan men's shoes.
Keep your footwear game proper for the blazing summer with a cool pair of white sneakers.
It's a protective suit of rubber and plastic armor that makes it easy to basically dunk my whole handset directly in bleach.
Need some helpful tips to improve the Wi-Fi in and around your home? Here are five.
Timex's new Metropolitan S is a 36mm smartwatch with plenty of bells and whistles, and it's less than half the price of an Apple Watch Series 5.
Let's face it, the people who are entrenched in hi-fi every day probably have better (and cooler) home hi-fi set-ups than you.
In this age of streaming and vinyl resurgence, the popularity of CDs has plummetted. Yet, there are a number of reasons to still listen to this forgotten audio format.
Urbanears just released a pair of truly wireless earbuds that cost $69, which is less than half as expensive as Apple AirPods.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is happening this afternoon. Here's what we might see.
What's the best way to charge your phone? What habits should you bend over backwards to avoid? We talked to a battery expert to find out.
The Move is still arguably the best-sounding portable speaker you can buy.
My home Wi-Fi sucked. So I decided to fix it with one little gadget that cost less than $100.
The Fives are powered bookshelf speakers that can connect directly to your TV -- plug and play -- without the need of an AV receiver.
Google just released a new Chrome extension that lets you create a special URL link that opens directly to the specific word, sentence or paragraph.
It's an unspoken rule that when you're shopping for a TV, you also need to shop for a soundbar. But which should you choose?
If you know nothing else about Gerald Genta, you should be familiar with these five iconic watches that show his genius.
We examine some of world's most famous military watches and delve into their origins, from the Fifty Fathoms to the Milsub and more.
An all-bronze version of Oris' Divers 65 chronograph celebrates the village in which the brand was founded in 1904.
Two sporty new Grand Seikos come with supercharged lume, high-beat movements, 200m of water resistance and three time zones.
The Tank is one of the most elegant and iconic watches ever made, but it owes its significance to more than a just great design.
These three handsome chronograph watches offer attractive alternatives to the Rolex Daytona experience, with versatile appeal and strong value.
Phillips is holding its next Geneva Watch Auction from June 27th through 28th, and it's got everything from Longines to Patek to Rolex and more.
Montblanc's updated Star Legacy Orbis Terrarum watch offers all the functionality and fascination of a world timer topped off with stunning looks.
The Todd Snyder x Timex Art of Pride mechanical watch has a rainbow-colored dial, but there's more to it than meets the eye.
If you love watches, you owe it to yourself to understand a bit more about how they work. This watchmaking video series is a great place to start.
Bargain watches get a bad rap, but there are plenty of dirt-cheap options with excellent design and solid build quality.
Watches from Bulova, Farer and Bell & Ross offer the high quality, versatile appeal and strong value of the Speedy for far less money.
Bravur's updated Geography in Sparkling White is a travel watch that won't look out of place with jeans or a suit and tie.
The new Skeleton Blue takes Bell & Ross's BR05 sport watch and gives it a sleek modern treatment with a translucent blue dial.
We took a deeper look at NATO straps to find out exactly why these fun and affordable watch accessories are designed the way they are.
The Calatrava is the quintessential Patek Philippe, and perhaps even the quintessential dress watch, period.
The ref. 6007A-001 Calatrava celebrates the opening of the company's new manufacturing facilities in Geneva. And it's in stainless steel.
Streetwear guru Hiroshi Fujiwara's new limited-edition TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Formula 1 Heuer 02 Chronograph is unlike anything else in TAG's catalog.
We explore the idea of patina, exploding prices in the vintage market and whether an "honest" watch is truly a better watch.
Ditch the solid leather for something more breathable, durable and casual.