Why I wear a normal watch

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I’ve always loved technology because it’s done so much to make our lives better. But when smartwatches started taking off, I was less than impressed. Even today, I do not wear a smartwatch. Instead, I wear mechanical watches, a technology that was superseded by battery-powered quartz watches and now smartwatches. For me, smartwatches don’t solve… Continue reading Why I wear a normal watch

WatchBuys San Francisco road show: a new appreciation for Sinn

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WatchBuys, an online retailer that specializes in German watches, stopped by San Francisco for a road show to show off some of the watches it carries. Some of the brands represented at the show included Nomos, Hanhart, Bruno Sohnle and Sinn. I’ll be honest and say I was most excited for a chance to try… Continue reading WatchBuys San Francisco road show: a new appreciation for Sinn

The fatal flaw of all smartwatches

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Before this week's reveal of the Apple Watch, its designer Jony Ive famously told journalists that the Swiss watchmaking industry was "fucked." While the Appe Watch is by far the most beautiful and feature packed smartwatch to date, I don't think Swiss watchmakers are fucked at all. In fact, I don't think they're even making… Continue reading The fatal flaw of all smartwatches