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The Grandest of Watches Encroach on the Football Field

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Fancy watches aren’t just for golf and tennis anymore. But, players are discovering, what’s on your wrist might not result in emotional fulfillment. When Odell Beckham Jr. of the Cleveland Browns took the field wearing a $190,000 Richard Mille wristwatch during a blowout loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sept. 8, the question was: Was he violating league rules, or just the rules of common sense? His decision to carry a work of fine Swiss art onto the field in a tackle sport seemed new and also a little bizarre — like a mixed-martial arts fighter carrying a Picasso sketch...

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Huawei Watch GT 2 runs LiteOS and lasts up to two weeks

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Huawei is back with another smartwatch that’s focused on fitness. The Watch GT 2 runs Huawei’s homegrown LiteOS, not Google’s Wear OS, and it ships in two sizes with up to two weeks of battery life. The 46mm model features a 1.39-inch OLED with 454 x 454 resolution and 22mm strap like last year’s Watch GT. The smaller, thinner, and lighter 42mm Watch GT 2 scales things back with a 1.2-inch OLED with 390 x 390 resolution and 20mm strap. Both watches are powered by Huawei’s homegrown Kirin A1 chipset, with Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and optical heart rate sensors. A 5ATM rating means...

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Odell Beckham wears a Richard Mille RM 56-01 Tourbillon Sapphire on Monday Night Football

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Odell Beckham wears a Richard Mille RM 56-01 Tourbillon Sapphire during pregame warmups for Monday Night Football. Swiss watch brand Richard Mille pioneered the use of a sapphire crystal for a watch case in 2012 with the $1.65 million Richard Mille Tourbillon Split Seconds RM 056 Felipe Masse Sapphire. In 2014 the RM 56-02 Tourbillon Sapphire came out for $2.02 million. However, it’s the slightly older RM 56-01 from 2013 which originally cost $1.95 million that Beckham wore tonight (during warmups) for the Monday night NFL matchup Browns versus Jets. Richard Mille RM 56-01 Tourbillon Sapphire Synthetic sapphire – which both the case and the crystal protecting the dial are made of...

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Rolex and National Geographic Society Will Keep The Planet Perpetual

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Rolex's partnership with National Geographic Society grows from strength to strength as both organisations move in tandem to protect and save planet Earth Advertisement Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf famously believed that the world was like a living laboratory. This led to him equipping explorers with his Rolex Oyster Perpetual watches during the 1930s and sending them to the most extreme of locations. Whether it was the highest peaks or the deepest troughs in the ocean, the tickers served as reliable and functional tools that guided and assisted the explorers.    His belief in exploration naturally led to a partnership with the National Geographic...

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This Is the Perfect Storage Solution for a Small Watch Collection

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  There are about as many ways to store watches are there are watches — you can put them in a safe deposit box; you can keep them in a watch roll; you can keep them in an Otter Box with little pre-cut foam inserts; you can roll them up in spare tube socks; you can wear twelve of them simultaneously so that they’re always on your person and you can effectively keep track of half of the world’s time zones. Some of these methods are more effective than others. Shinola’s new solution is one of the more elegant ones....

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