The One about the Armitron 20/5139BYSV Watch

While I have never wore or purchased an Armitron watch before, I was familiar of how the company is a official sponsor of the New York Yankees. The company was originally founded in 1956 by its current president, Eugen Gluck and manufactured by E. Gluck Corporation (a subsidiary of Armin Corporation) in Little Neck, New York. Because the company specialized in LED powered digital watches, the name for Armitron is […]

The One about the Movado BOLD (Model: 3600367)

Back in 1881, watchmaker Movado was founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland by Achilles Ditesheim. Over a century later, the company was purchased by Gedalio Grinberg, a Cuban born watchmaker who would become the founder and chairman of the Movado Group who would base the company in Paramus, New Jersey. Prior to founding the Movado group, when Gedalio Grinberg moved to the East Coast, in the 1960’s, he established his own […]

The One about the Calibre Sea Knight (SC-4S2-04-001.6) Watch

Samuel Friedmann and his company, Gevril Group are best known for owning and managing many brands of watches. While Gevril is a well-known watch brand that has its roots as far back as the 1700’s, the current incarnation of the company is known for its high-end Gevril, Fortis, GV2 brands to fashion watches ala Versace, Ferragamo, Johan Eric, Romano, Haurex, Giulio Romano to name a few. But the company is […]

The One about the Technomarine TM-115174 Cruise BlueRay

I’ll be truthful, I have not been aware of the Technomarine watch brand. As a watch collector and owner, I have done my fair share of watch reviews on Amazon and so, I was curious about the Technomarine TM-115174 Cruise BluRay. As a fashion watch, the Technomarine TM-115174 Cruise BluRay features a chronograph with 60 second, 12 hour and 1/10 second subdials. The watch features a unidirectional stainless steel bezel, […]

The One about Preventing Watch Strap Irritation/Rashes

I have often been asked by family and friends on how I prevent watch strap irritation. As a person who collects watches and also wears a watch to track my steps or for GPS or Heart Rate tracking, I have had problems in the past with watch strap irritation. A lot of the problem from watch strap irritations come with the trapping of moisture, sweat and due to friction. Others […]

The One about the Withings Pulse Ox

As a proud owner of Withings WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer, I was looking forward to the Withing Pulse Ox Black. For my runs, I tend to use my Garmin Forerunner and most recently, my TomTom Spark Music + Cardio but always willing to test out affordable watches that deal with wearable health/sports technology. Out of the box, you get the Withings watch which comes with the strap/holder, a clip on […]

The One about the TomTom Spark

I have been wanting a new fitness watch and most importantly, wanting one that not everyone is wearing. Having read the awesome first run and impressions by Ray at DC Rainmaker, I decided to get the TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Fitness Watch. For those not familiar with Tom Tom, the company is headquartered in Amsterdam and TomTom is a Dutch company that specializes in GPS watches, location-based products and […]