Blog posts about Apple Watch

All Of A Sudden, A Flood Of Smartwatches

With the official launch of the Apple Watch, it seems like smartwatches are coming out of the woodwork. TAG-Heuer, Frederique-Constant/Alpina, Breitling, a weird one called Hoptroff, and probably a lot of brands whose efforts I haven’t heard about yet, have all gotten on the bandwagon with one sort of connected watch or another. But that’s […]

The Apple Watch – Again

It started several years ago, when my wife innocently gave me a second generation iPod Touch for Christmas. I spent all Christmas afternoon learning about it, and searching the App Store for cool watch apps. I found one in the Emerald Chronometer written by two guys in California who call themselves Emerald Sequoia. Little did […]

TAG Heuer are going to take on Apple?

Following in the foot steps of Apple and LG and Samsung and every other technology company under the sun. It would appear there are plans for TAG Heuer to go head-to-head. French luxury group LVMH’s brand Tag Heuer has declared plans to create its own smart watch, just a few days after Apple’s big announcement. […]

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, […]

Is Apple going to Switzerland for the iWatch

Renowned Swiss newspaper Handelszeitung reported earlier in March that Apple looks to the Swiss watch industry for employees and legitimacy.  As reported in watch-insider.com, Apple is attempting to recruit employees from Swiss watch houses and that Apple wants the “Swiss Made” seal on its iWatch. If both of these assertions are true, Apple is looking […]

Will iWatch steal sales from Rolex?

As there is more speculation about the upcoming iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, the iPad Mini retina on September 10th from Apple, there is also speculation about the very rumored but never verified iWatch. Despite no confirmation from Apple about such a device, the watch industry continues to speculate what an iWatch introduction will do to […]

Rolex is not worried about the iWatch

Despite Apple trademarking the name iWatch in various countries and hiring developers for what appears to be iWatch development, combined with the rumored efforts of Samsung and Google towards smart watch development, it appears that the traditional mechanical watch as seen the end of its days.  Don’t tell that to the Swiss watch industry, who […]