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GW-M5610-1BJF G-Shock Square Remake of Historic DW-5000C

gw5610-1b retro g-shock dw-5000c 2012 watch
The designers went all the way back to the beginning of G-Shock history, to Casio’s introduction of the first truly shock and water resistant products back in the mid 80’s. Externally modeled after the original (DW5000C), the new GW-M5610-1B is the thoroughly-modern-molly of entry level multi-function digital watches with it’s movements’ happy innovative Tough Solar charging, Atomic Multiband-6 self-time-setting, perpetual calendar, and automatic EL backlighting. Continue reading

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Rose Gold Edifice – EQWM1100CG-1, EQS500CG-1A, and EFR516PG-1AV

edifice_black_rose_gold EQWM1100CG-1 EQS500CG-1A EFR516PG-1AV
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

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Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III

apple iphone 5 plan vs. samsung galaxy s 3This post covers pros and cons of the new iPhone, comparison of the Samsung GS3 to the iPhone and a list of watches that will work with these phones. Continue reading

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Eric Haze X G-Shock 30th Anniversary

eric haze ga110-eh-8a g-shock anniversary

Again, Eric Haze has joined up with G-Shock for both a collaboration and to design the logo and packaging graphics commorating G-Shock’s 30th anniversary. Jump Continue reading

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The Color of Mud

mudman_gulfman GW-9110ER-2JF GW-9300ER-5JF april 2012 g-shock
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

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Alien G-Shocks

awr-m100-1a awr-m100a-1a awr-m100b-1a awr-m100a-3a g-shock_2012Casio knows their various markets around the world and adjusts the product lines accordingly. For the Asian arena, they offer a much wider variety of standard Casio and Edifice watches.
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Multi-Mission-Motor Drive – huh?

manaslu prx-7000t casio protrek
Solar, atomic, world time. stopwatch, alarm, altimeter, barometer, compass, temperature – typical Protrek, right? No, wrong. This one in a titanium and sapphire package is all analog and has all new guts. It’s Casio’s’ dive into the deep end – a concept watch finally ready to drop. Japan will get it first – release is scheduled for April 6, 2012. Continue reading

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Timex Ticks Along – 2012

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Timex Modern Originals Grande Classics
Venturing to the Timex’s Canadian web-site, you’ll find some new products that are not offered on amazon.com or even on the American Timex web-site. Continue reading

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