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Recently Released: Frederique Constant Classics Worldtimer Summer of 76


Just in time for the 4th of July (well, it was yesterday), we’ve got word of a new US-exclusive watch release that you’ll be able to wear… on Thanksgiving. Timing of things aside, we wanted to make sure you were aware of the Frederique Constant Classics Worldtimer Manufacture Summer of 76.

Happy Fourth of July


Once again, it’s time that those of us in the US of A commemorate the birth of our country with barbecue, beverages, and good ol’ blowing stuff up (aka fireworks). That’s today, so no watch post for today.

Doxa updates the DOXA Army with new livery


The Doxa Army is a “military” version of the Doxa Sub 300 and this one is in brand new livery, giving the classic watch an updated and decidedly retro look.

For your consideration: Greubel Forsey GMT Balancier Convexe

GMT Balancier Convexe

That’s right friends – time to buckle up and lock away your wallet. We’re diving into the high-end side of things, and looking at a watch that will definitely have you thinking about how to save up for it. Greubel Forsey has had some very interesting approaches to GMT complications before, and now their latest is ready to supplant them all. Meet the Greubel Forsey GMT Balancier Convexe.

Podcast: Garmin Forerunner 955 Solar & Extended Thoughts on Sleep Tracking & the Quantified Self

The 955 Solar’s problematic message. Image Credit: Nicholas De Leon / WristWatchReview

We’re back, baby! The HourTime Show has returned after a few weeks of travel and we are ready to talk about watches. Let’s go!

Rewound App: Your iPod misses you


Remember how great iPods were? You?d scroll through your music library with lightning speed thanks to the touch wheel. It?d click comfortably in your hand, helping you navigate with ease. Louis Anslow has an app to bring all that joy back.

The DaVinci IQ2 adds smarts to your smoke


DaVinci has long made some impressive vaporizers. Their IQ series looks like a cross between a pager and a lightsaber and the latest model, the IQ2, builds on that styling and adds some truly innovative features.

The IQ2 can vaporize flowers or extracts and includes a unique app that will, according to their PR, allow you to “track your cannabinoid consumption per draw and per session.”

These graphene headphones are super light and super responsive


Graphene is great for audio. It?s a light material and offers exquisite audio performance when formed correctly. The folks at Ora-Sound have figured it out.

Their new GraphenEQ headphones look like fairly typical wireless headphones. They have a nice tapered design and spacious ear cups. But when you turn them on you find out what graphene headphones can really do.

In Review: The Traeger Timberline


The Traeger Timberline is the best grill you can buy today. 

When I first saw this grill a few months ago, at Traeger’s headquarters, I wasn’t impressed. A $3,499 grill? With an “unpopular” induction cooktop? And an entirely new smoke/heat system? As a dedicated Traeger lover – used a Timberline 850 for years – I thought the company was messing with a good thing and adding too many features to an already powerful cooking and smoking system.

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