A weekly discussion of not just products, but the stories behind products, and the culture surrounding them. New episodes publish every Thursday.
Google Home updates cause (figurative) nightmares, Lamborghini is making an off-road Huracan, and Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard for almost $70 billion.
Which automakers produce the most vegan-friendly cars, a machine that projects aromas like speakers throw sound, and how our shopping habits have changed during the pandemic.
It's no surprise that Gear Patrol fans have great taste and lofty product resolutions for 2022. Also in this episode: F-150 Lightning popularity and the Library of Pursuits.
Electrification, memeification and sustainability take top prize.
Matter claims to weave together all your disparate smart home devices, Loro Piana is tracking wool origins, and John Mayer's second G-Shock collab drops.
The winners of this year's GP100 include the 2021 Game Changers: products that represent a massive shift in their respective categories.
Virgil Abloh's legacy, BMW's questionable new SUV, and LEGO makes.... wooden shelves?
Continuous Liquid Interface Production is the next generation of 3D printing, and is equal parts SciFi and magic.
Have we passed the "EV inflection point?" Will the coffee bean crisis kill your caffeine supply? Who is Netflix Games made for?
Associate Editor Evan Malachosky breaks down the new essentials necessary for any wardrobe.
The Winter Gear Awards, Land Rover redesigns the Range Rover, Urwerk reveals a (strange) $275K watch
Apple's huge new slate of products, the Porsche 718 Cayman RS melts the 'Ring, and Bremont *may* have a new in-house movement.
The 31-mph VanMoof V eBike, Sunglasses Made from Microorganism Poop, and Supply Chain Stress.
Ferrari hires Jony Ive, livestream shopping's rising popularity, and a biometric security dongle.
Casey Johnston's Substack newsletter, "She's a Beast," the merits of Amazon's new Halo View fitness tracker, and a discussion of the Rivian R1T.
The future of mobility and "living rooms on wheels," plus: we ponder whether e-Readers are still relevant and discuss what to wear to the office these days.
The biggest announcements from this week's Apple Event; the Michelin Uptis airless tire; Taco Bell wants to recycle your used empty plastic sauce packets.
Government IDs on your phone; trucks are finally getting smaller; and after 18 months of COVID WFH, what products have endured, and what do we really need now?
IKEA's new buy-back-for-store-credit program, Spotify's latest product and feature launches, and the impending reality of autonomous taxis.
The Tesla Robot, Jack Daniel's Tennessee 10-Year, and How to Shop on Social Media (Intelligently).
Dive watches for kids, Acura brings back a cult-classic, and your houseplants have a carbon footprint.