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• ARM based 32 bits micro-controller 180 Mhz
• Up to 64 GB storage memory
• Bluetooth low energy 4.0
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• MARSO gesture recognition device
• Temperature sensor
• Pressure sensor
• Compass
• Humidity sensor
• Altimeter
• Depth meter
• Dual low power full color display
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Zenith El Primero Stratos Spindrift Racing Watch Hands-On Hands-On

- Material: Titanium and steel
- Dimensions: Width 43.8mm, length 53.6mm, thickness 17.8mm
- Glass: Sapphire crystal
- Water resistance: 30m/100’/3ATM

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A Fan Talks About His Speedmaster Transitional From 1968

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Over the years, analog G-Shock watches have continually improved. The Smart Access crown was a huge part of that (making it easier to adjust the settings), as was a focus on legibility. The MR-G MRG-G1000 isn't going to be as fully featured as some digital G-Shock watches, but makes up for it in high-tech visual style. In addition to solar power generation, GPS and atomic clock syncing, and time functions, it also has the date, day of the week, alarm, world time indicator, 24 minute chronograph, second time zone, AM/PM indicator, and new and improved back light. This latter feature is pretty cool and is something you need to experience to appreciate. The back light is a new white LED that is much brighter than those on some previous models. Casio has had issues when it came to darkness illumination for some of its analog G-Shock watches in the past. In addition to luminant on the hands and hour markers, the new LED back light is brighter than ever, and for the first time turns on and off with a gentle "fade on/fade off" action that is neat.

When it comes to quartz-driven watches that maintain accuracy via some sort of outside reference input, you have traditionally been limited to watches that receive atomic timekeeping signals from observatories around the world. That changed in 2012, with Seiko hooking their watches up to GPS satellites. Two years down the road, we now have a new limited edition Seiko Astron GPS Solar Chronograph in a "his and her's" design configuration.

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Digital Revolution: Speedmaster X-33 Skywalker and earlier generations

That means the "Testimonee" people need to embody certain values that Rolex holds dear and in many cases they need to be existing Rolex customers. These highly acclaimed individuals bring more to the table than just a rich following of fans, but also a unique perspective that helps Rolex decide how they want to interact with a particular sport. So in this case, Sir Jackie Stewart was (and still is) quite influential in how Rolex interacts with the world of motorsports through its various partnerships and sponsorships such as Formula 1 (F1), Daytona, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca, and more.

Traditional analog watches have been doing more-or-less the same things for so long, pretty much the only way consumers decide between one watch and another is aesthetic beauty. This includes the overall quality of execution and the extent to which any and all details have been refined. Watch design has become so good, that it has remained a huge industry for a long while after people actually needed wrist watches to tell the time. The luxury watch industry is based on offering emotionally-charged, good-looking watches that serve as lifestyle statements and status symbols for the people who wear them. We often consider finely made watches to be jewelry for men.

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Dutch Comics Writer and Cartoonist Martin Lodewijk (Agent 327) Wearing A Speedmaster

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Christian Bedat: The first watch I ever wore was a Camy (where my mother worked before creating Raymond Weil), and later, of course, I wore the Raymond Weil that I created . However, the first timepieces I bought myself was a Rolex Sea Dweller in 1991. Since then, I collect such timepieces.

The 39mm wide, white gold cased Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Ivy Minute Repeater has a whisper of sensuality, evoked by the whimsical diamond encrusted tendrils of Ivy shimmering with a dusting of snow above the blue sunburst guilloche motif. Before one floats off into hazy dreams brought on by the sheer elegance of the dial, one must be aware of the powerful movement that lies beneath. Although, a watch with a diameter of 39mm is on the larger size for a woman's watch, it is quite snug for the complex design of a minute repeater. To adapt to the size limitations, Jaeger-LeCoultre created an entirely new movement, the Calibre 942A. Creating a new movement is a common challenge for Jaeger-LeCoultre, who has already created close to 1250 unique calibres, filed about 400 patents, and come up with some of the most ingenious inventions – many of which were designed out of sheer necessity, such as the polo-inspired Reverso.

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Hands-On The IWC Pilot Replica

Ideally, you can consult with a "strap professional," but that can quickly take you out of budget territory. Remember, you pay less when doing things yourself, generally. With that said, you can always take pictures of your watch with its current strap and ask members of the watch community on forums or via social media to ask for advice on what types of straps to get for your watch. Often this comes down to just strapping a nylon NATO-style strap on an existing timepiece, but we tend to suggest investing in some nice animal skin straps which tend to look more classy in more situations.

While movement only offers the time, it is artistically very appealing. The entire watch is said to be extremely thin at just 5.7mm thick, and yet the dial has an impressive amount of depth to it. If the final watches look as good as the renders, the dials of the Roshan Martin Légende Tourbillon pieces will look very nice.

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In an industry which has been quite obsessed with gimmicky complications and exotic metals/materials for years now, to have a watchmaker like Dufour making so simple and beautiful watches, where quality and craftmanship are priority, is fantastic.

Necessary Data
>Brand: Rolex
>Model: GMT-Master II Ref. 116710BLNR
>Price: ,950
>Size: 40 mm
>Would reviewer personally wear it: Yes
>Friend we’d recommend it to first: Someone who is looking for a GMT watch or a Rolex that looks a little more special.
>Best characteristic of watch: The color-changing blue and black bezel.
>Worst characteristic of watch: The ubiquity of Rolex.

Chanel J12 G10 Watches With The Most Feminine NATO Straps You’ve Seen

Chanel J12 G10 Watches With The Most Feminine NATO Straps You’ve Seen
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I’ve probably had a half dozen conversations with friends about the Mühle Glashütte Kampfschwimmer’s unique bezel, and everyone has had their own take. More than any watch I can recall seeing, the Mühle Glashütte Kampfschwimmer seems to screams out. How do you feel about this bezel?

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Victorinox Swiss Army rates each Victorinox Swiss Army INOX watch to be water resistant to 200 meters, and each piece is covered with an anti-reflective coated sapphire crystal over the dial. As a nod to their own past, Victorinox Swiss Army includes an "original" rubber bumper that wearers can attach over the bezel on each I.N.O.X. timepiece. For 2014, the Victorinox Swiss Army INOX watch collection is available with three dial color options including black, navy blue, and khaki green. Each is paired to a matching rubber strap.

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Jackie shares that it was difficult to select what watches to bring on this trip. He managed to narrow it down to just five, and upon returning home in the UK or Switzerland (he travels between the two) he will be eager to reunite with his collection to discover old friends. This isn't how someone who has a mere business relationship with a brand speaks. This is a watch guy who has been fortunate enough to work closely with a company he greatly admires (any who greatly admires him) for almost five decades. Jackie loves new Rolex watches as well as the legendary models. He comments on feeling positive about the fact that a Rolex today resembles a Rolex of the past, and feels confident that a Rolex of the future wouldn't look out of place today.

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Sir Jackie Stewart presents a Rolex watch Pebble Beach Concours de Elegance winner as Jay Leno reads their name.
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Sir Jackie Stewart with Sir Michael Kadoorie

The Freak from Ulysse Nardin is an icon. If this were the first time you saw it, you would probably never have guessed that the Freak actually debuted thirteen years ago, in 2001. Not only was its design unusual, it was also one of the earliest watches to use silicon in its movement. Over the years, Ulysses Nardin has improved and refined the Freak, leading to the model that you see here - the Freak Cruiser. What’s interesting about this model is that it uses silicon for the hair spring and also its dual escapements. See what else is cool about this watch in our review.

We could go on and on about the refined details and advantages of the co-axial escapement, but that is for another, soon-to-come post. For now, we will just say that the fact that it is difficult to see and understand this layout – let alone the exact interaction of the teeth and pallets – even from such a simplistic image goes to show the immense mental challenge inventing something as complex and refined as this would impose.

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Be weary of purchasing vintage watches with unique technology or parts. Chances are that if it breaks (or it might even arrive broken) you will never be able to get it repaired at any price. If you happen to find that one person around the world that can fix your rare vintage watch, good luck getting a price that isn't insane.

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Necessary Data
>Brand: Uniform Wares
>Model: 351 Series 351/RG-01
>Price: £530 (about 0) with VAT
>Size: 39mm
>Would reviewer personally wear it: Sometimes
>Friend we’d recommend it to first:  Design lover fascinated by a simple timepiece which has been curated by obsessive designers and priced under ,000.
>Best characteristic of watch:  Hodgepodge of design elements remarkably comes together for something very attractive and eye catching.
>Worst characteristic of watch: Too much glare on sapphire crystal. Thicker PVD coating on steel case might slightly enhance look. Confusing price segment.

Buying Watches In Los Angeles, California: Westime

Buying Watches In Los Angeles, California: Westime

Once inside the cabin, I was surprised by the minimal design of the controls and layout. It's not that any feature has been omitted, but rather each feature has been made to require the least amount of input from the driver. There is a clock, a simple stereo with a cd slot, and a matching set of buttons and knobs for the climate control system. The passenger has literally nothing in front of them, save for a wide panel of sumptuous leather and the road ahead.

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Kevin Rose Explains How He Got Into High-End Watches & Making The Watchville App For iOS & Android

Kevin Rose Explains How He Got Into High-End Watches & Making The Watchville App For iOS & Android
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Kevin Rose's F.P. Journe Chronometre Bleu watch in hand next to the Watchville app.
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