This blog is always thrilled to announce new and/or clever re-jiggering of existing technologies that facilitate improvements to peoples lives. In the case of this new product from Casio, one could hardly think of a more practical re-application of existing watch features for the millions of Islamic people who can benefit from it. Continue reading
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In what is sort of a reverse announcement, the new Edifice “Black Label Collection” Rose Gold series watches unexpectedly appeared among the USA press releases without previously being announced in Japan. We who follow the watchmaker’s news and try to make sense of it all are again tossed into the mystery meandering vortex of Casio’s vigorous marketing, are again shaking our heads and saying, “go figure.” Continue reading
Being anticipated as a highly desired collectible, this new special edition Casio Edifice watch is already begun (pre-order) sales at about $400 over it’s $800 MSRP in Japan. Continue reading
All the watches in this group are a distinctive rich red (looks like blood) with gold (and black) highlights and all have engraved 30th Anniversary designation (logo design by Eric Haze) on the casebacks. jump –> Continue reading
Sporting distinctive new colorways, the new Men in Military Colors watches are a welcome and practical addition to the mondo-tough mix in the Master of G catalog. The new MUDMAN, in particular, is especially suited to not only the harsh conditions of the military environment, but, color wise, blends perfectly with the ubiquitous mud and sand in the training camps and battlegrounds that the troops often occupy. Continue reading
Casio has slipped a couple of watches into their January press release – new versions of their AWG-100 line. Logically following their success in the analog – digital products, Continue reading
They demand a G-Shock for Christmas and you can’t bear to spend so much for a gift so small. Well, here are six of those rough, tough, plastic fantastic wrist pucks that cost a lot less than you thought you’d have to shell out. Continue reading
Manaslu, the eighth largest mountain in the world is located in the Nepalese Himalaya range. Since it was first climbed in 1956 by Toshio Imanishi (and Sherpa, Gyalxen Norbu), members of a Japanese expedition, Manaslu has always been considered, iconically, with national pride, to be “their mountain.”
PRX-2500T-7JF – November, 2011 release
Casio’s latest Protrek watch, the PRX-2500T-7JF, nick-named “Manaslu,” is the new “top-of-the-line” model in the Prestige Line and offers more internal technology than the previous Manaslu special edition (PRX-2000).
“G-Shock is thrilled to introduce this new large case design of shock resistance and technically advanced, functional timepieces,” said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio America. Pictures and specifications after the jump.. Continue reading
While there don’t seem to be any reliable statistics about how many people are running these days, we do know from ancillary sources (such as sneaker sales and marathon registrations) that the number is exponentially increasing and the participants are taking their running ever more seriously. Continue reading
September 6, 2011
Casio announced today that there is a new top-of-the-line Oceanus Manta coming at the end of October, 2011.
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
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We just can’t get enough of those limited editions and Casio knows it. This time the offering is from their Edifice division and the product is stunning. Integrated into the classic design are wonderful high tech materials and racing fashion colors and shapes that will warm the hearts of all formula one racing fans.
Black Titan Limited
This is one sweet watch! Not yet available in the United States, it’s worth going out of your way to acquire. You can get one from several Japanese exporters for around $800. Why do you want one? Because it’s a sophisticated masterpiece with a sapphire crystal, titanium IP band, ABC&T sensors along with all the other important useful features you expect from Casio. Jump for details and pictures..
Casio announces two upgraded models to go on sale in the Japanese market on July 30, 2011. It’s all about the toughness and versatility of the bands; a new system able to stretch around clothing which improves usability and accuracy of the readouts.