Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Introducing the Martian Notifier

Let’s keep the smart watch ball rolling, shall we? Yesterday we saw a smart watch merged with an analog quartz piece, and today we’ve got the same – albeit one with a much smaller display. As a matter of fact, this isn’t the first time we’ve taken a look at Martian – you can see our review of their first entry right here. Their latest, though, has a much more refined look, and has a notification trick up your sleeve.

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Introducing the Cogito Smart Watch

Love ‘em or leave ‘em, the smart watch category is one that is certainly not one that is going to be going away any time soon. While many of the devices that have been coming out as of late really do seem to be miniature versions of your phone (sometimes literally, as seen here LINK). There is another type of watch in this genre, however, that skews more to the traditional end of things, and that’s what we have here from Cogito.

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Boschett Reef Ranger Review

Time and again, dive watches have proven to be one of the most popular design styles – and it’s not an allure I’m immune to. While I myself don’t go diving, there’s just something about having a watch that’s built to withstand those pressures (and the design language that comes along with it) that has an appeal. While many of the options on the market today are impressive (and massive) pieces, Boschett’s latest has gone in an different direction, creating one of the more compact modern divers I’ve spent time with.

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Marvin’s Malton Military Cushion Review

I’ve been following Marvin for a while and I’ve been impressed with the understated styling and acceptable pricing of this brand. This piece, the Military Cushion, for example, retails for about $1,500 which is more than acceptable for a hand-made, Swiss watch. It uses a non-manufacture Sellita SW 200 movement (Sellita is the AMD of watch movements, with ETA being the Intel) and features a nice, solid steel case and “camo” strap.

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Historical Horology: What The Presidents Wore

When it comes to political figures, it’s always interesting to figure out what exactly they’re wearing in a particular photograph. As of late, there have been some brands that are officially endorsed as being “the” president’s watch (as evidenced by this Jorg Gray). But what if you wanted to go back further, and see what, say, George Washington tracked the time with?