watches

The Alvieri Firenze brings a bubbly touch to the traditional watch

Like tea and toddler’s birthday parties, everything is better with bubbles. This interesting new Kickstarter watch has a unique “bubble” or convex track around its face, a feature th

Hastings & Co Gets The Mechanical Kickstarter Watch Right

Every few weeks I dig through the deepest recesses of Kickstarter and Indiegogo to find a few good watches. This time I’ve hit pay dirt. The $227 Hastings & Co Heritage Edition is a mechanic

The Breitling Exospace B55 Is The Latest Luxury Smartwatch

Breitling, maker of fine watches for people who fly airplanes (or would like to fly airplanes), has just released the Exospace B55, a smartwatch that can relay messages from your phone and includes a

Android Wear Now Sports Designer Watch Faces

If you've stuck with your Android Wear watch, you'll be happy to know that there's a slew of new downloadable watch faces from some notable designers.

Romain Jerome Creates A Watch For True Mario Fans

Do you like Nintendo? Do you have $19,000? I think we found you a watch. The Romain Jerome Super Mario Bros. the watchmaker’s take on good old Mario and his mushroom-induced adventures and is ai

For The Love Of All That Is Good And Holy, Please Buy A Swiss Watch

Times in the tiny Swiss watch ateliers are getting tough. While I originally assumed that Swiss watches would survive the onslaught of smartwatches, I was wrong. “To suggest that the iWatch will

Omega Announces Its Own Watch Certification System To Add Science To Your Wrist

Why should you, a tech person, care about Omega creating something called the Master Chronometer Certification? Well, first let me tell you what’s up. So nice watches are usually ContrĂ´le Offic

In The Swiss Watch Downturn, Correlation Doesn’t Imply Causation (Unless It Does)

There’s much being made about the seemingly swift decline in Swiss watch sales. CultOfMac, as is their wont, is pointing to Apple Watch sales while still others are moaning about millennials who

Klokers Wants Your Wrist To Go Back In Time

As a lover of watches I look for a few things. First I look for complicated movements – the guts inside the watch – and second I look for interesting design. These watches, the KLOK-1 and

Crown & Caliber Unveils A New Marketplace For Watch Lovers

For those of you who still like something ticking on your wrist Crown & Caliber has rebuilt itself from the ground up in an effort to sell some of the watches they’ve bought. Originally crea

The Tactico Geomaster Is A Crowdfunded Watch I Could Get Behind

There are more Kickstarter watches out there these days than grains of sand on the beach. Everyone with a quartz movement and a NATO strap figures they can make and sell some kind of fashion watch to

Govberg’s OnTime App Lets You Keep A Virtual Watch Box On Your Phone

Watch collectors are weird. Sometimes they plan meetups where they get together with their entire watch collections and fondle each others' timepieces, breathless with excitement. If you ever see a bu

Smartwatches Decimated Traditional Watch Sales Last Month

An NPD survey is suggesting that the Apple Watch has pushed watch sales to the lowest point since 2008. NPD has found that watchmakers sold $375 million worth of watches in July, down 11 percent from

Garmin Announces The Forerunner 25, A Jolly And Inexpensive Workout Watch

Smartwatch, schmartwatch - you gotta get you a Garmin! The new Forerunner 25 is a low-cost workout watch that comes in multiple jolly colors and can register your heart rate, speed, distance, and pers

Olio Raises $10 Million To Build More Fancy Smartwatches

Smartwatch underdog Olio has raised a $10 million Series A led by New Enterprise Associates. The cash will go to expand Olio's manufacturing prowess and bring on new hires for the budding company. In

The MB&F MusicMachine 3 Is A Rich Nerd’s Dream

As we approach Peak Star Wars at last week’s Comic-Con, I’d like to present something so inexplicable yet potentially beguiling that it seems on the verge of exploding into a supernova of

The Benarus Megalodon Lumbers Back To Life On Kickstarter

We first looked at the original Benarus Megalodon dive watch in 2012 when the massive timepiece first appeared on land. Designed by Steve Laughlin of Overland Park, KS (not a place normally associated

Chronos Is A Little Disk That Ensmartens Your Dumb Watch

Now that I’ve nearly abandoned my collection of watches thanks to the evil Apple Watch, I’m starting to miss the staid, steady ticking of a good mechanical. But how can I be endlessly both

The Kisai Link Is A Bluetooth Wearable That Hides The Geekiness

As a slave to fashion, I have to look great all the time. But how can I do that when I have to wear so many amazing wearables? You can’t have fashion and electronics. Luckily, Tokyoflash has jus

Not Quite Smart, The Luminox ANU Chronograph Is At Least Quite Bright

This weekend’s watch review comes to us from Luminox, a manufacturer well-known for their amazingly bright luminescent hands and pips. Luminox uses small tubes of tritium coated with phosphor. A
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