September 2014 - Page 3 of 4 - Beckertime, LLC

Reflections on the Apple Watch

My compadre Dave Kaiten has already written his impressions of the Apple Watch here. Still, I think there’s more to be said. Or maybe different to be said. I was at 37,000 feet over Nebraska when Tim Cook dropped the watch in Cupertino. But I landed to quite a buzz. Hodinkee wrote a nicely objective […]

Soon to Arrive – Apple iWatch

First and foremost is it a watch? In the direct definition of a watch, a device that tells the time, then yes, it is most certainly a watch. Is it just a watch that tells lots of different types of time? Also, a resounding yes. But you all know the answer to the next question, […]

SmartWatches… Yes, SmartWatches… Again

With today’s dropping of Motorola’s Moto 360, and an anticipated product announcement next week by long-time smartwatch genre holdout Apple, I thought I’d weigh in one more time about smartwatches. A friend of mine who should know – he’s an ex-Dell marketing guy – claims none other than Apple industrial design genius Jony Ive has […]

GPHG 2014 Pre-Selection

That time of year has come again. Around this time last year I commented and wrote a piece on the Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. which had won the conveted Aguille D’Or. The top prize in the ‘Academy Awards’ of the watch world. This time much like last, you, the well versed and knowledgable watchnerds and […]