Watches, Stories, And Gear: Diving in Belize, Why the Killer Never Uses an iPhone, and Remembering Clive Cussler

“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a roundup of some of our favorite watch content on Worn & Wound, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on.

This installment of “Watches, Stories, and Gear” is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop.

Worn & Wound
Field Test: SCUBA Diving in Belize with Four Popular Dive Watches From Seiko, Oris, and Rado

In this story from the Worn & Wound archives, writer Allen Farmelo goes very hands on with a selection of divers that will be familiar to many Worn & Wound readers. Unlike a lot of dive watch reviews, though, Allen actually writes about his experience using each watch for its intended purpose, keeping time at depth. 

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New York Times
Clive Cussler, Best Selling Author and Adventurer, is Dead at 88

Clive Cussler passed away this week, and you’d be hard pressed to find a more vocal advocate for the sport of diving than the best selling author of titles such as Raise the Titanic and Iceberg. Often photographed with a Doxa on his wrist, Cussler was most definitely a watch guy in addition to being a serious diver and prolific writer.

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The Verge
Apple Won’t Let Bad Guys Use iPhones in Movies, says Knives Out Director 

According to Rian Johnson, director of Knives Out, eagle eyed viewers of mystery and suspense movies might be able to spot upcoming twists and turns by paying attention to the devices the characters use. If they’re using an iPhone, don’t expect them to be revealed as the killer in a shocking twist ending. In a video interview with Vanity Fair, Johnson explained that while Apple encourages the use of their products in movies, they’d rather the bad guys think different. This story on The Verge points to other evidence of Apple trying to keep their devices in the hands of the good guys.

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The Verge
Fujifilm XT-4 Announced with In-Body Image Stabilization and Flip-Out Screen

Hit The Verge again for this rundown of Fuji’s hotly anticipated follow up to the XT-3. The new XT-4 boasts a new in-body image stabilization system that’s smaller than what they’ve had in other cameras, and it works better as well. This allows the XT-4 to remain close in size to the XT-3 without sacrificing functionality. The new XT-4 also features a new flip-out, high resolution LCD screen, which combined with advanced image stabilization tech makes this camera a dream for YouTubers and vloggers.

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Topo Designs
Premium Collection

Topo Designs just dropped their new premium collection, consisting of sleek black versions of four of their most popular and useful bags and accessories. The new collection dispenses with the familiar multi-color aesthetic of many of Topo’s most popular designs for a clean, all black look, with premium fabrics and hardware. 

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