Category Archives: Smart watches

Apple Watch – Why You Need One

When the Apple Watch debuted, I spent years in denial. I’m not gonna sacrifice my babies on the altar of wrist-borne computing! For what? And then I bought one. Here are three ways the Apple Watch makes itself indispensable . … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Production Offline. Still . . .

 As we suspected, Apple Watch production in Zhengzhou, China’s “Apple City” did not resume on February 9. “Apple assembly partner Foxconn has been told by Chinese authorities it cannot open its production facilities,” reports, “due to the ‘high risks’ … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Dominates Swiss Watch Industry

The Smart Watch Crisis continues apace, as the Apple Watch dominates the entire Swiss watch industry. In terms of units sold, the gap between Chinese-made Apple Watches and Swiss-made Swiss watches (some with Chinese parts) is becoming a chasm. The … Continue reading

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SWATCH Big Bold Jellyfish

In 1983, SWATCH introduced the Jellyfish (below). Designed by Marlyse Schmid, it was the first transparent watch and SWATCH’s first limited edition timepiece (200 pieces). The Big Bold Jellyfish marks the return of the historic design. No doubt the superb … Continue reading

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Traditional Watch vs. A Smart Watch

Traditional watch vs. a smart watch? The people have spoken. The vote is in. This year, for the first time, smart watches outsold traditional watches. Smart watch sales are set to double. Again. In the face of this horological hurricane, … Continue reading

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SWATCHPay! Takes on the Apple Watch

The quartz crisis just about killed Swiss watchmaking. SWATCH saved the industry from Japan’s horological tsunami, then used the cash to hoover-up OMEGA, Blancpain, Breuget, Glashütte and other high-end watchmakers. These days, the expensive side of the biz is going … Continue reading

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Casio Pro-Trek WDS F30 Sucks

Bless writer Jonathan Shannon for trying to find good things to say about the Casio Pro-Trek WDS F30. Like “it won’t appeal to everyone, and in fact the people it will appeal to probably won’t be too bothered about … Continue reading

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