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Mapping and navigation company TomTom have announced the all new TomTom Runner Cardio sports watch. The high-tech GPS watch besides displaying all the usual real-time running information, comes equipped with a built-in heart rate monitor(no need for a separate chest strap, it features an innovative light system that analysis the blood flow in your wrist), helping you understand how your body is responding to exercise. The watch can also give the user feedback, tips, and alerts, and is compatible with all the major platforms such as RunKeeper, Strava and TomToms own MySports. watch the video
 
Learn more at TomTom or pre-order at Amazon
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Shinola is a recent brand based in Detroit, they are makers of beautiful handcrafted watches, bicycles and leather goods. Their American-made watch collection is retro inspired and finely crafted, several styles are available, with prices ranging from $475 to $950. You can check out the full collection and learn more about Shinola at their website.
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The award winning 3012 Series watch by Hygge Watches introduces a simple and clear indication of time. The simplified stainless steel case houses two 2 rotating discs that replace the hands traditionally found on a watch, the bottom disk indicates hours and top disk minutes, simple as that! The result is a simple, functional, minimal watch that is user-friendly and has an unique way of representing the time. Available in five different color schemes.

Learn more from Hygge Watches or purchase now from Amazon
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The Rover Chrono is included in Nixon´s 2014 spring/summer release. The new chronograph model has a simplified sleek design and features, a robust silicone wristband, and a 44mm stainless steel case with a hardened mineral crystal face so no need to worry about scratches. It is powered by a Miyota Japanese quartz 6 hand chronograph and is water resistant up to 100 meters. Available now in two colorways, black/red and Midnight GT, both are accented by contrasting second hand and screw pin lugs.

More details at Nixon, or purchase now from Amazon
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Now this is how a smart watch should look like! Why do smart watches have to look like smart watches? why can´t they look like normal watches? that is what Hungarian designer Gábor Balogh thought when he developed this elegant-looking smartwatch, he designed a clean interface with all the smart features that can be integrated into regular watch designs. The idea is that a smart watch doesn´t have to be bulky and full of standout features, it is simply an extension of your smartphone and should need only discrete notifications and small app icons. Apple designers, take note…

Also check out our roundup on Smartwatches
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Diesel have recently presented some new watches, including the military-inspired Diesel SC2 watch. Measuring 46 mm, the army themed watch features a clean and simple, to the point design, making use of dark colors, with gunmetal and orange accents. The robust and eye-catching SC2 comes with a durable nato strap and an affordable price tag.
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Garmin Fenix 2 is the latest offering by the GPS navigation specialists. Garmin says this is the "ultimate outdoor navigation and fitness watch”, Fenix 2 combines the best features of their fitness and outdoor watches. The watch allows you to easily switch from advanced fitness training features to GPS tracking features, it displays data including your running speed, beats per minute and heart rate, and all the essential  fitness metrics including a recovery advisor. Plus, it comes equipped with GPS, altimeter, barometer, compass and much more. Fenix 2 can synchronize with other Garmin devices and connected to an iPhone, letting you receive emails, texts and alerts right on your watch.
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We have a great passion for military watches, our latest find is the official supplier of the US Government and US Military. The military style Marathon Watches are available in a variety of styles and preferences including digital or analog, metal or leather bands and other specifications like color and additional watch details that match your lifestyle and mission.

Learn more at Marathon Watch or purchase at Amazon
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Aevig is a new watch brand based in the Netherlands. Their watches are retro inspired with modern touches, and deliver creative designs, quality components and affordable prices. Their first model, the Corvid, is a stylized military style watch with a harmonious blend of modern and vintage elements. Powered by a Ronda 703 quartz movment, the stylish field watch is available with tan, black, or green dials.
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Slow Watches striped away the extra hands for a unique way to tell time, the display shows you all 24 hours in a day! The minimalist watch features only one hand and allows you to check all 24 hours at a glance. After you get used to the unconventional display, it will give you a much better consciousness about the progression of your day. It uses a Swiss Made Ronda Caliber 505.24 GMT movement and is made of durable 316L stainless steel, the dial features an extra hardened mineral glass with anti-reflective coating. via

Available in several styles at Slow Watches online store or at Amazon
Available in Europe here
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Dievas Watch Company is a German brand that focuses in producing high quality timepieces with classic clean lines, reminiscent of specific historical vintage watches. The Vortex Tactical dive watch was made with the input of military personnel and field operatives, the matt black PVD 44mm case is made from aerospace grade Titanium G5 and the 4mm thick domed Sapphire crystal is treated with military grade anti-reflective coating for improved readability. It also boats a 60-click timing bezel, an automatic Helium Release Valve (for saturation diving) and is water-resistance to 500 meters/50atm. The watch includes two matching tactical straps.
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Victorinox Swiss Army are selling a limited edition of the first watch they ever made, the military style Original Chronograph. This special edition is limited to 1.989 pieces, commemorating 1989, the year Victorinox first started selling watches. It features a brushed aluminum bezel, and a stylish three-piece strap complete with an integrated crown guard (removable).

The Original(no chronograph) model is also available here. Available for purchase in Europe here
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IWC unveiled the new 2014 Aquatimer collection. The previous Aquatimer was a huge success for the brand, and IWC have kept the same general aesthetic, but introduced a few new technical innovations. The new Aquatimer will meet the demands of the most ambitious diver and is available in several styles. The new collection should be online soon, you can still purchase the old Aquatimers before they disappear at the IWC website.
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The new Garmin Tactix is the ultimate tactical watch. Inspired by special-ops forces, the field-ready rruggedized watch is built to survive the grittiest tactical and recreational missions. The multifunction Tactix boasts a fully-featured GPS navigator, an altimeter, barometer, compass, waypoints and TracBac navigation capability, plus much more. It is also waterproof (to 50 meters) and features a green LED backlight that won’t flare out night vision.

Available for purchase in Europe here
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One of our favorite watchmakers Lum-Tec have teamed up with DSPTCH for this special edition M46 chronograph watch. The solid stainless steel case has a sleek matte black finish, and the dial features Lum-Tec´s trademark MDV luminescent coating on the hands and hour marks. Only 30 individually numbered editions are available, and each comes with four different straps included. via

Also check out our hands-on review of the Lum-Tec Combat 16 watch
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Ziiiro have been very active lately, just last week we showed you the cool Ziiiro Titan, an original design of the classic pocket watch, now they have presented their latest release, the Ziiiro Eclipse. On this timepiece they have taken their minimalist design to the extreme, the watch displays time on a luminous circle with two small hands indicating the hour and minutes. The Eclipse watch glows with bright illumination in the dark, and is available now in either white, black or grey.

Available in Europe here
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We have featured Ziiiro watches many times in the past, they always surprise us with their original design and unique functionality. Their latest release is this modern twist on the classic pocket watch, Ziiiro Titan is incredibly lightweight and features a beautifully crafted aluminum casing. As with other Ziiiro timepieces, time is displayed in an unconventional manner, the outer hour ring(12 segments) shows you the hours, whilst the inner ring(60 segments) displays the minutes. The stylish pendant accessory is now available for purchase in several colors.

Available in Europe here
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Nixon have presented a new digital watch, the Baja. Featuring a polycarbonate case, an LCD display with either positive or negative high contrast and nylon strap. The watch includes several survival tools such as a compass, LED flashlight and thermometer with external sensor, in addition to the basic stuff, date, calendar, alarm clock, stopwatch and timer. The Baja is water resistant up to 100 meter/10 ATM and is available now in four colors.

Available in Europe here
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