g-shock

  • Casio’s iPhone-Loving, Low Energy Bluetooth Smart Watch Might Be Just Smart Enough

    Casio’s iPhone-Loving, Low Energy Bluetooth Smart Watch Might Be Just Smart Enough

    Casio announced this week that its G-Shock watch with low-power Bluetooth 4.0 is shipping out to U.S. retailers now, after a delay of a year or more owing to a number of issues, including flooding in Thailand. As far as smart watches go, the Casio is a little barebones: it syncs with iPhone to provide alerts for inbound emails and phone calls, and also helps you find misplaced devices by… Read More

  • Casio’s New G-SHOCK Connects To Smartphones, Shows Incoming Calls, Emails, SMS

    Casio’s New G-SHOCK Connects To Smartphones, Shows Incoming Calls, Emails, SMS

    Casio Japan is planning [JP] to roll out the G-SHOCK GB-6900 on March 16 next year, a wristwatch that connects to certain smartphones via Bluetooth LE (LE=low-energy, a standard that’s baked into Bluetooth 4.0). The device will be compatible with the Medias LTE N-04D Android phone from NEC (to be released next year) and NEC’s Medias PP N-01D. Casio says that the G-SHOCK not… Read More

  • Casio Releases Bluetooth Connecting G-Shock Watch

    Casio Releases Bluetooth Connecting G-Shock Watch

    A bit faster than I expected Casio has now finally debuted its first Bluetooth connected watch. The Casio G-Shock Bluetooth is designed for use with upcoming Bluetooth profile 4.0 mobile phones that are said to be coming soon (a few might already be around). As Bluetooth 4.0 is designated as a “low energy profile,” this watch will retain a 2 year battery life on a single… Read More

  • Casio's new giant G-Shock may be right for football players, you

    Casio's new giant G-Shock may be right for football players, you

    In order to grab the coveted Dudes-Who-Look-Like-Turtle-from-Entourage market, Casio is launching a bigger G-Shock, a massive, wristband-like addition to the G-Shock line that is, in Casio’s own words, designed for “sports players like basketball players.” Read More

  • G-Shock: Mister Cartoon x Redman x Todd Jordan

    G-Shock: Mister Cartoon x Redman x Todd Jordan

    At last night’s Shock the World party, Casio’s G-Shock line unveiled three of their latest collaborations with Mister Cartoon, Redman and Todd Jordan. Read More

  • Casio reboots the G-Shock DW6900 with the GW6900

    Casio reboots the G-Shock DW6900 with the GW6900

    Reboots of anything can be hit or miss, but Casio hit this one out of the park with the GW6900 G-Shock. A twist on the iconic DW6900, the new kid on the block features non-stop, tough solar power and self-adjusting multi-band 6 atomic timekeeping. The non-stop solar tech is easy to figure out, but in case you’re unfamiliar with atomic timekeeping then here’s the lowdown from Casio. Read More

  • Casio collaborates with LRG for limited edition G-Shock inspired by Obama

    Casio collaborates with LRG for limited edition G-Shock inspired by Obama

    Inspired by the 44th President of the United States of America, Casio and LRG have once again come together to collaborate on the LRG X G-Shock. “This watch was inspired by Obama blue. This is a color that symbolizes hope. L-R-G, G-Shock and Obama are all a sign of the times, pun intended,” said Jonas Bevacqua, Co-Founder and Creative Director, L-R-G. Read More

  • G-Shock X Surfrider Foundation watch coming this summer

    G-Shock X Surfrider Foundation watch coming this summer

    This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Surfrider Foundation and to celebrate they’ve teamed up with Casio for a limited edition G-Shock that’s dropping this summer. The G5500SRF-1 aka X Surfrider Foundation collaboration watch looks like the standard G-Shock model, but it’s a Tough Solar variant with the Surfrider logo in the background. Look for it in July with a #130… Read More

  • Casio updates Baby-Gs with Solar Atomic features [Update]

    Casio updates Baby-Gs with Solar Atomic features [Update]

    Hey, ladies, guess what? Casio just dropped their first-ever Solar Atomic Baby-Gs just for you! The BGR3000J aka Solar Atomic Slim Marine is the first in the Baby-G line to adopt the solar tech that’s been in the men’s G-Shock line for quite a while. That’s a bit surprising, no? Update: Turns out the picture Casio sent us wasn’t the correct one. We’ve updated with… Read More

  • Casio drops four new limited edition G-Shocks

    Casio drops four new limited edition G-Shocks

    I’m no watch freak like Biggs or Freeman, but there’s something about Casio’s G-Shocks that I just can’t shake. This new line of limited edition military inspired G-Shocks certainly doesn’t help either. All are encased in matte black with buttons finished in black ion plating and have reverse LCDs with red numeric displays. Want. All of them. Read More

  • Casio updates the G-Shock Mudman

    Casio updates the G-Shock Mudman

    Updates to existing G-Shock models hardly warrant any recognition, but I have a feeling a lot of folks are still pretty gung-ho about them so let’s take a second to see what’s new with the Mudman. And it will only take a second. You’ve been warned. Read More

  • Casio uses mini figures (and girls) to promote their G-Shocks

    Casio uses mini figures (and girls) to promote their G-Shocks

    Casio Japan [JP] has teamed up with a few famous artists, i. e. director Spike Lee, to promote their G-Shock watches, which had their 25th anniversary in 2008. Read More

  • Review: Casio G-Shock Classic, Gulfman, Riseman and MT-G

    Review: Casio G-Shock Classic, Gulfman, Riseman and MT-G

    Casio’s G-Shock recently celebrated its 25th anniversary and for good reason, they’ve been constructing solid time pieces that are technically sound and built like tanks. Types like John won’t be giving up their fancy Omegas or whatever other watch that has a ginormous face, but they’re not meant to. Come along as I take a look at five unique pieces with varying degrees… Read More

  • For lovers only: Casio Japan's extra-cute, special edition watches

    For lovers only: Casio Japan's extra-cute, special edition watches

    Casio Japan yesterday unveiled a G-Shock and a Baby-G [JP] that are “exclusively geared towards couples” and designed “with the special atmosphere of Christmas Eve in mind”. The two watches will be available in Japan as the so-called Lover’s Collection from November 29 (set price: $280). The G-Shock model (AW-590LC-7B) is sized at 52.0×46.4×14.9mm and weighs… Read More

  • Casio Japan releases Astro Boy watch

    Casio Japan releases Astro Boy watch

    Casio Japan [JP] announced a limited edition Astro Boy G Shock in honor of legendary anime artist Osamu Tezuka who passed away in 1989. He would have turned 80 on November 3rd (the watch will be released at the end of that month). The Japan-only G Shock is limited to 1,000 units and costs $150. Read More

  • Casio announces a cornucopia of G-Shocks

    Casio announces a cornucopia of G-Shocks

    Last week marked the 25th anniversary of the G-Shock watch. We’ve all been around long enough to recognize the ruggedness and durability of these watches. They’re built like tanks and last a long time. I’ve got a handful in my stable of time pieces that I’ve collected over the years and I’ll continue to collect them in the coming years. Rather than pointing out… Read More

  • Casio launches Baby-Gs for the ladies

    Casio launches Baby-Gs for the ladies

    Hey, ladies? Like candy-colored watches? Like them to be in Japan? Then you’ll love the BG-2000/2001 with square face and sexy colors including green, white, and orange. The numbers grow as you angle the watch up to your face — nice, right? — and they’re only available in Japan now. As the press release says: “The colorful BG-2000/2001 series gives today’s… Read More

  • Casio goes green (white and red) with solar paneled G-Shock

    Casio goes green (white and red) with solar paneled G-Shock

    Oh Casio, I love thee G-Shock watches so. I love you even more now that you’re implementing solar panels into your watches. The G5500C model is equipped with the Tough Solar Power Technology that combines a highly sensitive solar panel with a high capacity rechargeable battery to help with high-load functions. Another really unique (I think) feature is the automatic illumination of… Read More

  • Mighty G-Shock wrist clock corrects itself with international RF

    Mighty G-Shock wrist clock corrects itself with international RF


    The G-Shock brand, never one to lack a feature, has added to the GW-9200 the ability to correct the time displayed by listening to one of six international radio stations. This is, of course, in addition to the barometer histogram, laser tunneling tool, and half rack of ribs also featured on this enormous watch. The only thing it doesn’t do is tell time, because you won’t be able… Read More