Misfit just slipped up behind us with some new watches

They slipped the watches in, all sneaky like and silent. Well, no, that’s not really the case – I got the email about the new releases just as I normally do. But unlike brands that don’t see fit to give their watches clever names (and hope the model numbers do the trick), Misfit didn’t just name their watches – they named the specific colorway they released. In this case, we’ve got the new “Ninja” palette gracing the Misfit Command and Misfit Path watches.

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Taking steps with the Casio ProTrek PRT-B50-4

Over the last year or two, I’ve reviewed a number of watches in the Casio ProTrek lineup. Those most prominently have featured their Triple Sensor technology, which give you compass, altitude/barometer, and temperature readouts on your wrist. Well, friends, we’ve now reached the realm of the (wait for it) quad sensor. What does this do, you ask? Well, read on for our review of the Casio ProTrek PRT-B50.

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Getting smart with the Skagen Falster 2 Smartwatch

I have a bit of a conflicted relationship with smart watches. As a watch guy, I like seeing new stuff coming into the market, mixing up the standard offerings that we’ve got. As a gadget guy, all the new “gee whiz” stuff is just fun to play around with. So, if you were to marry those two, you’d think it would be just about perfect for me. To date, however, smart watches haven’t cut the mustard. I recently spent some time with the Skagen Falster 2 smartwatch to see if my opinion could be changed.

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The Sequent Supercharger answers the battery life question

Whatever the gadget, battery life is ever the question – how long will it last? This is often thought of with our phones, but it’s ever more present with smart watches. In fact, I’m wearing one at the moment for a review, and I’m lucky to get two days between chargers (depending on what I’m doing with it). What if you could get around needing to charge the watch at all? That’s what the Sequent Supercharger is offering.

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TotalWatchRepair showed me how much was in a quartz movement

When it comes to watches, many of us find the complex mechanical watches to be technical marvels, and we’re of course drawn like moths to the flash and dash of the smart watches out there. But what of the “lowly” quartz movement? I recently got to see just what all was comprised of one when I sent my Mido Ocean Star President over to TotalWatchRepair for some TLC.

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Withings watches your heart ticking as your watch does

Heart rate tracking is quite the trendy thing to pop into watches these days. Most commonly, these take the form of optical sensors embedded in the back of the watch, and can provide a directional – if not medically accurate – representation of what your heart is doing. But what if you want something more precise, and accepted by your doc? Until recently, the Apple Watch Series 4 was the one to get. Withings is looking to challenge that with the Withings Move ECG.

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