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Sony’s Interesting Watch Collaboration With Citizen!

Sony have started crowdfunding a watch collaboration with the Citizen Watch Company on Japan’s First Flight platform. The new watch is called the WENA Wrist and is essentially a smartwatch, but with an interesting twist. WENA stands for Wear Electronics Naturally and the watch is designed to match the name. It looks and works just like a standard stainless steel watch, but boasts a lot of interesting features. Let’s have a...

When British Watches Ruled The World

Today, British watches are not held in the same esteem as Swiss or Japanese watches, but historically they had a huge role to play in the development of watches. In fact, at one point in history British watches really did rule the world. They were the most innovative, most respected and most accurate watches in the entire world. So, what happened to them? Read on to find out what happened when British watches ruled the world! The...

Rotary Watches Showcase in Cannes

Rotary watches are set to showcase a number of their most popular collections during the 2015 TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes this October. Rotary will show off their current collections to new and existing customers, they will also introduce some new watches into their range. The TFWA World Exhibition website states that: “TFWA World Exhibition & Conference is renowned for delivering the most diverse industry business forum...

Would You Use An Alcohol Sensor Watch?

There are inventions for pretty much everything these days. We really are living in a time where many of the ideas which were science fiction less that 30 years ago are becoming real. Most of these inventions are things which solve problems and make our lives much easier, although one or two of them fix problems most of us never actually had. But that isn’t a new thing, throughout the last 100 years companies have been creating...

Mechanical Watches: What On Earth Are They?

I’m sure you know that mechanical watches are the most expensive and desirable watches on the market. But do you know why they are so expensive and so desirable? Do you know what makes a mechanical watch so much different and so much better than a cheaper quartz watch? If you don’t know what a mechanical watch is, then today you’re in luck! We’re going to explore the world of mechanical watches and the benefits...

A £450 Watch To Keep Your £850 Phone In Your Pocket?

A £450 watch to keep your £850 phone in your pocket? Does that make any sense? Or does in-fact the Apple watch suck? That is the conclusion of the tech gurus at Smosh and they made a pretty hilarious video to explain why. In their five minute viral Youtube video (with over 9 million views) they list a number of reasons in typically humorous style which seemed to ring a bell with many of their followers judging by the number of likes...

The Most Recent Trends In Watches For Women

  Most women love watches, especially designer watches. It is almost impossible for women to not have a second glance at designer watches when displayed in a Jewellers window. It is also true to say that designer watches often emphasize the status and personality of the individual and also the type of watch you have in your wrist says a lot about you. Designer watches highlight the standing as well as character of the wearer....

Fossil Unveil First Android Smartwatch From a Watchmaker!

At the IDF (Intel Developer Forum) this week, Fossil unveiled what will be the first Android smartwatch from an actual watchmaker. The watch will be powered by Intel and will run Android Wear, making it a very interesting development in a very competitive smartwatch marketplace. Fossil are expected to release their new smartwatch in October, beating both Casio and Tag Heuer to the punch. This will make them the first watchmaker to...

Are You Prepared to Pay With Your Watch?

We’re about to turn into a country of mobile payment lovers, apparently. With the arrival of Apple Pay into the UK, people are able to pay using “mobile money” on smartphones and smartwatches. Despite the optimism about mobile payments in the media, there is still questions about whether people will actually use mobile money. I mean, are you prepared to pay with your watch? According to Wikipedia, “Mobile...

The History of the Swiss Watch Industry Part Three

In part two of the history of the Swiss watch industry we focused on the rise in quality and popularity of Swiss watches. By the end of the Second World War, Swiss watches were popular all around the world. They were known as the best quality watches and, thanks to their use in the military during World War 2, many men came back home with a Swiss watch. Despite the perception of wristwatches as effeminate before the war, ex-military...