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Today in Gear: December 6, 2016

Ultra-cozy leather slippers, a new GoPro accessory, a wool shirt jacket that'd make your grandfather proud, and much more.

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Today in Gear: October 5, 2016

A merino/cashmere crewneck, a military-inspired canvas duffle, a gorgeous limited-edition LaFerrari and much more.

This Week's News on Wheels

This Week In Motoring: February 15, 2016

Top Gear will have seven hosts, Alpina builds a faster 7-Series, the US Government says the Google Car's computer counts as a driver and more.

This Week's News on Wheels

This Week in Motoring: December 28, 2015

Ford and Google work towards a partnership, Nissan axes its LMP1 program, the seventh season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and more.

Remain Digitally Relevant

17 Perfect Gifts for the Techie

The bad news with tech is it's quickly outdated. The good news is, the techie always needs new gifts.

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Today in Gear: June 1, 2015

Timeless Horween leather watch straps from Tanner Goods, Google's incredible new photo storage platform, a summer-friendly beard oil and more.

In a Server Farm Far, Far Away...

Which Cloud Drive is the Best?

Cloud drives are not created equal. And so it's time to bring the tech troposphere down to ground level.

Smartphone, Laptop, And...

The Best Travel-Ready Tablets

The tablet is here, and it's time to jump on the bandwagon (or upgrade your month-old antiquated one).

The End is in the Beginning

Decrypted: Facebook’s Internet.org Provides Plenty of Hope, Cause for Concern

Users in emerging nations aren’t going online anytime soon...at least not without a helping hand. So, Facebook is happy to make an investment on behalf of the people, because if you get a man online, chances are he’ll become a user of your services. Is this good business, or the end of net neutrality?

Stay Ahead of Planned Obsolescence

The 12 Guys of Christmas: The Techie

In a world cluttered with uncertainties, you can be assured of this: you’ll never be stumped for something to buy if there’s a techie in your life. As the pace of innovation hastens each year, the technology fanatics among us can’t ever seem to find contentedness. That’s bad news for one's wallet, but it’s great for those hoping to send the perfect message this holiday. Have a look at our recommendations below -- just be sure to gear up for one or two massive hugs in return.

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Today in Gear: October 28, 2014

Today in Gear: Aritson's smallest subwoofer, Ashton Kutcher models Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro Hinge, Google Express is the real deal, a portable battery for smartphones and laptops, an app to find empty work space and more.

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Today in Gear: October 20, 2014

Today in Gear: TravisMathew's glass ping pong table, Google Nexus 9, trendy-looking timber bags, Patagonia wading pants and more.

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Today in Gear: October 17, 2014

Today in Gear: George R.R. Martin's new Thrones book, Google Nexus Player, a real ninja suit, Killspencer iPhone 6 cases and more.

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The Well-traveled smartphone

25 Best Travel Apps

Whether you're going abroad or visiting a neighboring state, you should take time to make sure your smartphone is ready to make your trip easier. These 17 travel apps are a good start.

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As the U.S. Battles Belgium

Inside Google’s World Cup War Room

If the World Cup isn’t about triumph or tragedy as eleven countrymen fight for national pride with illustrious skill, then dammit, it’s about data. And where there is data, there is Google. Every match a team of analysts, writers, and artists are standing by holding their finger to the social pulse of the world, and when something big happens, Google’s World Cup War Room responds.

On the Scene

Today in Gear: April 18, 2014

Today in Gear we examine Philips's laser-guided beard trimmer, a transforming Raven lawn mower, Arnette prescription frames, organic whey powder, a Chrome remote desktop for mobile and an easy solution for popped tires.

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Today in Gear: April 17, 2014

Today in gear, we examine the "edgier" new Camry, Nocs' improved earbuds, charred moonshine, Google's stand alone camera app, reusable BBQ sheets, and Sonic Edition's new print collection with Freemans Sporting Club.

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Today in Gear: March 19, 2014

Today in gear: Android's play on wearables, Yak wool cardigans, a coke glass for serious coke habits and beer flavored Jelly beans.

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Today in Gear: 2013 Tech Rewind

Grumble away, gramps: sending a third of our wages to Uncle Sam and marching slowly toward death notwithstanding, the constant exponential expansion and discovery of technology is neither slowing nor ever going to end. So instead of griping about not knowing how the cloud works, try embracing tech. It can get overwhelming, sure, but there...

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Music to His Ears

12 Guys of Christmas: The Mediaphile

Thought purchasing a Christmas gift for your in-laws was tough? Try shopping for someone who knows everything about media gadgetry and can't abide anything but the best. The Mediaphile's affinity for films, games, music, and yes, eBooks, goes beyond the bounds of reason and continues to expand as the consumer market welcomes the latest tech innovations daily. Best believe he's on top of everything from next-gen gaming consoles to popular subscription-based apps. This presents a problem, because you think HDMI, DSLR, DAC and WAV are medical tests and/or prerequisite exams for grad school applications. Don't run to the Geek Squad yet. We've pulled together some awesome media-primed options worth your coin this holiday. He'll thank you -- and then you won't see him for a couple months, save for Doritos runs and the rare bathroom break.

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At Your Service

Opinion: Amazon, Google and the Future of Help

In the process of creating revolutionary products and services that made everything from music, movies, games, photos and a vast world of internet-related services instantly on-demand to consumers with the touch of button, Apple has been out-innovated in the one area that supposedly guides everything that they do. With the launch of the new Kindle HDX, Amazon revealed a new free support service aptly named Mayday built into each new unit shipped. Google has an on-demand, face-to-face help service too. Is this the future of tech support (and beyond)?

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Kit: Graduate School

So you've decided four years of college just wasn't enough to quench that thirsty brain of yours. You've trudged through essays, taken the tests and traded countless lattes for advisor recommendation letters. The wait, worry and work were entirely worth it, though, because you just opened that letter admitting you into the graduate school you've been gunning for. The parents are proud, the student loans are shrieking and your name train is ready for a few extra letters. It’s time to get schooled all over again, and we’ve prepped your shopping list. You're getting smarter -- so should your gear.

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Today in Gear: July 30, 2013

Google Nexus 7 2.3 million. No, that’s not how much Larry Page makes every time you do a search for “how to bake a potato”. It’s the number of pixels on Google’s newest 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet, which also packs dual stereo speakers and a quad-core Snapdragon processor paired to 2GB of RAM for lightning-speed...

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Today in Gear: July 19, 2013

Kiehl’s Facial Fuel “Heavy Lifting” Moisturizer While wrinkles have sometimes been glamorized in various forms of media, we’d rather age imperceptibly and maintain a smooth dermal terrain for all our days. The first line of defense is applying sunscreen daily, but for the ultimate in skin-smoothing and wrinkle reduction, looking to the best in the...

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Keep Skimmin'

Feed Me: Great Alternatives To Google Reader

The internet cognoscenti's response to Google Reader's shut-down announcement has been incredible. Yet the fact remains: as of July 1st, the longstanding browser-based RSS compiler with a social streak will be shuttered. Luckily, a host of opportunistic companies and long-standing competitors to Reader have scrambled to make viable alternatives. So which life boat should you swim to? Gather, ye huddled masses of Internet refugees. We’ve come up with the best alternatives to Google Reader ready to take you in.

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