Smart Watch Review: Meet the New Samsung Gear S3 SmartWatch

 |  December 2nd, 2016

As a consumer there is no better activity to witness than competition. It drives the market place and forces manufactures to innovate and release better and better products into the market place. In the smart watch arms race (get it) Samsung recently announce the release of their latest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S3, and yours truly got to get all handsy with latest tech gadget. When the package arrived and I was offered both colorways to sample, the Gear S3 Frontier and the Gear S3 Classic. I found myself leaning towards the Gear S3 Frontier and spent the bulk of my time wearing that watch. When I first put the piece on, my initial reaction was that the watch…

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On the Wrist: The Incredibly Versatile (and Affordable) Eterna KonTiki Ladies Diver Watch

 |  October 28th, 2016

Looking for the perfect gift for the woman in your life who loves the water but also has a real sense of style? Or, looking for the perfect self-purchase for your winter dive trip but not too into buying dive-specific watch? You may want to stop looking after you have taken a close-up study of the Swiss-made Eterna Lady KonTiki Diver watch. Recently, we spent a couple of weeks alternating between two versions of these 200-meter water-resistant watches and we have to say, it was difficult to pack them up and ship them back. These watches, one with a bracelet retailing for $1,950, and one with a black rubber strap retailing for $1,800, are the ultimate envy when it comes…

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On the Wrist: Glashutte Original Senator Chronometer and 3 Reasons You Need It

 |  October 19th, 2016

There aren’t a lot of watches that can steal my heart just on winding. But, somehow, the   Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer watch did exactly that. This timepiece, unveiled earlier this year in Baselworld and coming to stores now, is a winning watch in so many ways. Here we bring you a look at 3 reasons why this timepiece is a must-have for the watch lover in you.  Looks. The 42mm 18-karat white gold Senator Chronometer is a new version of the marine chronometer line first unveiled by the brand in 2009. It is slimmer and  more elegant. Crafted in 18-karat white gold with a stunning finely grained blue dial, the watch is mesmerizing from across a room. The extraordinary blue of the granular…

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Time Travel, Kickstarter and My Klokers KLOK-01 Watch

 |  October 17th, 2016

By Simon Cudd I discovered the Klokers brand earlier this year, after noticing their kickstarter campaign and having a chat with Richard Piras, CEO and Co-founder, on messenger. I have known Richard a few years, and he brought it to my attention. The kickstarter campaign went viral on 15th September 2015 and reached 100% goal in 8 minutes. Exactly 1,563 backers pledged €605,898 to help bring this project to life. For those of you unfamiliar with Kickstarter, it’s a crowd-funding platform where individuals pledge an amount of money to a brand so they can create their product. In return, the individual has the right to own that product at an early stage for a special price, before it goes mainstream to the public consumer. (Other forms of…

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Watch Review: How the Luminox Black Ops Carbon Holds Up Under Fire

 |  October 14th, 2016

Six months of police academy training can be rigorous. The time frames are grueling in and of themselves, with 12-hour days often in 100+-degree weather. Training includes physical combat, high-intensity driving, marksmanship, more marksmanship and a lot of other facets. We are pepper sprayed, tazered and otherwise subjected to all things we can encounter every day on the job. That’s why the watch I wear has to be able to go the distance with me. For the past month of training, I have been wearing the Luminox Black Ops Carbon 8815 (part of the 8800) watch. Luminox released the watch in 2009 as part of the brand’s 20th anniversary series. Today, it bears the name Black Ops Carbon, and it…

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