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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

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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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Seiko Will Reissue Ripley’s Futuristic Alien-Fighting Watch

Seiko-Giugiaro-7A28-ripley-watch-12 In space no one can hear you tick. In the movie Alien, futuristic alien butt-kicker Sigourney Weaver AKA Ripley wore a futuristic-looking chronograph. This piece, the Seiko 7A28-7000, was one of the first watches with a quartz chronograph movement and featured a unique pusher design with buttons that stuck straight up on either end of a large metallic bar on the side of the case.… Read More

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John Biggs

November 18th

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Omega Announces Its Own Watch Certification System To Add Science To Your Wrist

OMEGA FIRST MASTER CHRONOMETER_1 Why should you, a tech person, care about Omega creating something called the Master Chronometer Certification? Well, first let me tell you what’s up. So nice watches are usually Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronometers (COSC) certified. This means they’ve been tested for accuracy in various positions. Here’s the breakdown on the certification: Each uncased movement… Read More

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John Biggs

October 23rd

Gadgets

In The Swiss Watch Downturn, Correlation Doesn’t Imply Causation (Unless It Does)

watches-1024x512_rev 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 refuse to buy a $6,000 James Bond watch. So what’s really happening? Watch exports fell 8.5% in the last three months, partially due to a slowdown in Asian luxury sales as well as a surge… Read More

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John Biggs

October 21st

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