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

How The Watch Industry Will Save Itself

The night before the launch I asked a friend who had insider knowledge about the product. I posited that the watch would be something you wore on one wrist and that I could wear my beloved mechanicals

The Kairos T-Band Turns Your Dumb Watch Into A Smart Watch

Another day, another wearable design. This time it’s something called the Kairos T-Band, a watch band that connects to your normal watch and enables all sorts of exciting things like step tracki

EDI Is Trying To Kickstart The Classic Dive Watch

Two entrepreneurs and engineers have taken to Kickstarter to fund a new line of dive watches, EDI. The watches, in addition to looking just a bit like sword-hand divers of the early Blancpain era, use

Cryptomatic Bitcoin Watches Are A Sign Of The Coming BTC Apocalypse

I love me some watches, that’s for sure, but I’m not sure what I think about these Cryptomatic watches made by a private label manufacturer in Hong Kong. The watches aren’t techie at

A Gift Guide For Watch-Loving Ladies

While almost anyone can wear any watch - some watch companies aim traditionally female watches at men with small wrists - a dedicated woman's watch is beautiful, well-made, and timeless. Here are some

A Gift Guide For Watch Lovers, The Guy’s Edition

Watches make a great gift (and I’m not just saying that because I love them and write about them.) Watches are personal items that you wear and say something about you; they are functional tools

Ahoy, Space Pirates, Spend Your Booty On This Crazy Watch

Arrr! Here be space pirates and where there are space pirates there is need of a $230,000 mechanical watch. Wild watch makers MB&F have just announced their MB&F HM6, a watch based on a 1970s
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