Water Resistance: Apple Series 6 Dive Watch?

Apple Watch: how much water resistance is enough

As someone who’s called TOD on the dive watch, I may not be the best person to reveal the Apple Watch Series 6’s increased water resistance. But here we are. And here’s where Apple started: Series 2 through 5 are water resistant to . . .

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New Watch Alert 2/14/20

This is the first New Watch Alert where I haven’t been ‘whelmed. That’s the new word women use when they get too many responses to their online dating profile. Because saying “overwhelmed” takes too much effort. I prefer the Toffler term “overchoice.” No matter what you call it, that’s the challenge I face when trying to stay abreast of new watches for you, gentle reader. It’s a tough job, but we can’t leave Hodinkee to do it  . . .

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New Watch Alert 2/7/2020

Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II USA Edition - this one lights up our New Watch Alert

The great thing about the New Watch Alert: there’s always something new to contemplate. Great because the temporal torrent reminds me that watches are like cabs. If you miss one, another one will be along presently. I take solace in the fact that this endless procession of timepieces is the same as it ever was. And, despite the rise and rise of the Apple Watch, always will be. Let the games begin! I mean, continue . . .

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Yema Navygraf Heritage: Review

Bezels are incredibly useful devices. Twist the ring until the arrow’s on the current or desired end time and you’re good to go (for events lasting an hour or less). Aesthetically, the big ass bezels dominating today’s “sport” watches scream DIVE! DIVE! DIVE! The French-made Yema Navygraf shows us how an everyday dive watch should be done. Was done? That too . . .

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Best Automatic Dive Watches Under $1000

Doxa: one of the best dive watches under $1000

Let’s face it: one man’s “best” sub-$1k mechanical dive watch is another man’s you know what? Forget it. I’m buying an Eco-Drive Citizen Promaster Diver for four bills. If you’re going diving, something quartz is the safer choice. Or, you know, a dive computer. But if you want to look at three of the best automatic dive watches under $1000 for ocean, office and infinity pool flexing, here are my choices:

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