The modern arms race with watches isn’t about gears and pinions, but rather materials. It may appear that brands are hot on beating each others’ movements but they know that such a war would be a joke. The race for the most accurate movement slowed to almost a halt when quartz watches hit the scene, and there are almost no new viable complications to be invented. The secrecy and excitement in… → Read More
If you remember, Apple bought LiquidMetal’s patents last week, allowing the company to create “fluid” metal surfaces in its devices. While there has been plenty of talk about Terminator-like iPhones that flow under and around doors and windows to kill John Connor, but if you’ve seen an Omega watch recently, you’ve already seen liquid metal.