Casio Clocks In With Six New Timepieces At Baselworld 2015
New G-SHOCK, EDIFICE, PRO TREK and BABY-G timepieces join the growing Casio collection and will be on display for the first time at Baselworld 2015 in Switzerland from March 19-26 in Hall 1.2. This new model also comes with all the standard PRO ...
March 20, 2015
Trying On the Apple Watch: Natural Feel, Fewer Distractions
Why would you want to buy an Apple Watch? I'm still trying to figure that out. On Monday, Apple AAPL 0.43 % presented not one but dozens of uses for its first new kind of gadget since the iPad. In fact, CEO Tim Cook's sales pitch was more about ...
March 9, 2015
Fiction Issue 2015: 'Salvage'
The clock is stuck. Its second hand jerks back and forth, a long red blade cutting through the same slice of time. How long has he really been here? Definitely more than a half hour, but probably less than an episode of Quantum Leap. He's had, what ...
January 15, 2015
Time will tell: only 1% of Britons own a smartwatch
Apple, Google and even Microsoft do not usually face a battle in getting consumers to use their products, but 2015 could bring just such a challenge. Each of the technology giants will have a smartwatch available by next year, even though there is less ...
December 17, 2014
Withings Activité Review – Smart gets Stylish
Rather than a smartwatch, how about a watch that's simply smarter? Smartwatches and fitness trackers have long tried to borrow from the traditional horological handbook, but tech usually trumps style; heck, the specter of the Apple Watch may loom over ...
February 25, 2015
Traditional watchmakers turn to smartwatches as Montblanc unveils the e-Strap
“We've seen interest in smartwatches from traditional watch manufacturers such as Fossil and Casio, which has G Shock models already available with Bluetooth connectivity,” Gartner research director Angela McIntyre explained to the Guardian. The reason ...
January 2, 2015
New products: Casio fitness watch works with phone
Casio's OmniSync STB1000 fitness watch can tell you that and a whole lot more. Designed to work with Priced at about $100, the water-resistant watch includes vibration alerts, an alarm, a stopwatch, a timer and world time options. The watch's ...
August 23, 2014
I Got Out of Poverty, But I've Never Stopped Feeling Guilty About It
my mother’s attempt at making light of the situation. I kept one garbage bag of clothes and one shoebox of things I could not live without. It included two CD cases, one of which was empty, as I would discover I had left the disc in my alarm clock stereo ...
April 7, 2015
Positively Beautiful: 9 simple ways to get the best night's sleep of your life
Use an amber night-light for your kids and screen out your alarm clock. 7. Supplements can help ... But use it occasionally for travel or for a night when you need power sleep. 8. Set a bedtime and a sleep ritual. Having consistent rituals to mark the ...
April 5, 2015
What I will and won't miss about Dubai
24/7 convenience Dubai is outrageously convenient and some of us take it for granted, until we travel abroad and are abruptly reminded ... day around 5am – at least he didn’t need an alarm clock. I’ve come to love this soothing all-encompassing ...
April 1, 2015
The apps you must download immediately
The "smart" alarm clock tries to sense when you are in a light sleep phase before it sounds. How does it work? Don't question that, because with one less hour of sleep, you might need all the help you could get. _Spotify With Spotify, you have access to ...
March 31, 2015
Column: On the road again
A half-century of travel vignettes push and shove forward in my mind ... “Pop” handed me a wind-up alarm clock, mumbling something about the last Texas guest not knowing how to set it or wind it and preferred to miss his flight than to learn how.
March 31, 2015
How to travel in a pair: Two for the road
Someone who, by three o'clock every afternoon, is ready to wind down in a cafe, while you are itching to get to the next attraction. Someone who causes a crisis when they leave their passport in the hotel's security box – at every single hotel.
March 21, 2015