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The World’s Tiniest Rube Goldberg Machine Is a Mechanical Maze of Watch Parts

The infinite number of ways you can build a complicated Rube Goldberg machine makes it infinitely fascinating to watch them run. Even when they’re built from tiny watch parts like this Seiko creation, and are so small they can easily squeeze onto a table, instead of filling a massive warehouse .

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Andrew Liszewski

March 20th

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Hastings & Co Gets The Mechanical Kickstarter Watch Right

d99b737907494da9fe9e475d44c8ad97_original 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 mechanical watch with enough class and high design to make it an heir to watches like the Tissot Le Locle and some classic Longines pieces at a price that resembles the good old Seiko Orange Monster. But… Read More

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John Biggs

February 26th

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Servicing a Classic Omega Watch Is Like Watching Mechanical Brain Surgery

Smartwatches might finally be outselling traditional mechanical watches, but that doesn’t mean Swiss watchmakers are going away anytime soon.

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February 19th

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Inspired by Motorcycles, This Watch Tells Time With a Working Chain Drive

Despite what countless companies at CES were trying to tell you, a watch doesn’t need a touchscreen to be worth wearing. Swiss watchmaker Azimuth has long been known for its unusual movements, and this time the company has found inspiration in a motorcycle’s drive train.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 8th

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This $25,000 Mechanical Watch Looks Just Like Apple’s

If for some reason you love the design of the Apple Watch but hate the fact that it’s stuffed full of electronics, your prayers have been answered. The Alp Watch is a purely mechanical time piece cheekily designed to look just like the smartwatch—but it’ll cost you.

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Jamie Condliffe

January 7th

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Casio’s Sensor-Packed Android Wear Watch Can Survive the Outdoors Longer Than You

The first thing people think of when they hear the name Casio is digital watches. You probably grew up with a cheap Casio on your wrist, but the company’s first Android Wear offering is instead engineered to be tough enough for outdoor enthusiasts who need more than just notifications of Facebook likes.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 5th

Gadgets

This Watch That Projects Movies Is Just Plain Crazy

The best part about living in 2016? The increasingly wearable gadgets that make you feel more and more like James Bond—for better or worse.

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Bryan Lufkin

January 5th

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The Breitling Exospace B55 Is The Latest Luxury Smartwatch

Exospace-B55.jpg 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 high-end quartz movement with advanced timing features. This isn’t a smart watch per se so I’m calling it a “notification” watch or notiwatch. Go ahead and laugh. Anyway,… Read More

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John Biggs

December 17th

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The Breitling Exospace B55 Is The Latest Luxury Smartwatch

Exospace-B55.jpg 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 high-end quartz movement with advanced timing features. This isn’t a smart watch per se so I’m calling it a “notification” watch or notiwatch. Go ahead and laugh. Anyway,… Read More

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John Biggs

December 17th

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Tag Heuer Is Ramping Up Smartwatch Production From 1,200 To 2,000 Pieces Per Week

TAG-Heuer-Connected-Watch-aBlogtoWatch-64 Tag Heuer’s chairman Jean-Claude Biver announced that the company is ramping up weekly production of their Carrera Connected Smart Watch from 1,200 to 2,000 pieces. The watch costs $1,500 and features a nice steel case and Android Wear. Buyers get the option to upgrade to a limited edition mechanical watch for another $1,500. Biver is also trying to move sales away from the web to brick… Read More

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John Biggs

December 6th

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