Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?
The industry got its start in the 16th century after John Calvin persuaded the City Council in Geneva to impose sumptuary laws banning jewelry, and the city's skilled jewelers joined forces with the makers of pocket watches instead. Later, French ...
June 3, 2015
The Wearables Arrive: The Scoop on All the New Smartwatches From ...
Sister brands Frédérique Constant and Alpina both showed analog watches that connect with apps on an Apple or Android phone, enabling the wearer to track his or her physical activity and sleep. The wearer can see data for sleep and activity in a ...
June 5, 2015
Will the Apple Watch Eclipse the Classic Swiss Watch?
This all raises the question—what do the boys in Geneva and Paris think? Will Apple Watch dominance some day force them to abandon their craft and jump into the smartwatch business to stay afloat? In many ways, their reaction amounts to little more ...
April 16, 2015
Swiss Watch And Silicon Valley Executives Launch Smartwatch Company
The difference in these watches is on the subdial at 6 o'clock. There are two hands on the subdial. One monitors activity throughout the day and the other monitors sleep. “Swiss Smartwatch brings to consumers the conventional look of an analogue watch ...
February 27, 2015
8 Of The Best Smartwatches
In the latter: the traditional watch brands, twice shy after the fallout from the Quartz Crisis that decimated their industry in the 1980s, and eager not to repeat the mistake of reacting much too slowly. As these two forces square up, you need to ask ...
April 23, 2015
Counter Sync: Reviewing the Citizen Proximity
Citizen's new Proximity is the first analog watch with Bluetooth. We put it to the test in this feature from the WatchTime archives. Does it sink The “control panel” is located at 6 o'clock. This subdial tells you which mode the watch is in. Three ...
May 3, 2015
Global Watches and Clocks Market
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Watches and Clocks in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Watches (Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper ($300 - $999), & Luxury ($1000 - $5000)), and Clocks. The report provides ...
June 15, 2014
Quartz Clocks Suppliers
Made in USA. Supplier of quartz clocks including travel alarm clocks, analog & digital quartz clocks & a complete line of other promotional novelties for all industries. Quartz clocks are available in different styles, shapes, sizes, colors & finishes ...
May 28, 2015
Alarm Clocks Suppliers
Distributor of alarm clocks including electric, digital, keywound & analog alarm clocks. Alarm clocks are available in various sizes depending upon models & include 4 in. L x 1.75 in. D x 3 in. H, 4.75 in. L x 2 in. D x 6.5 in. H & 4.25 in. L x 2.25 in.
May 15, 2015
Time to Spring Ahead -- Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday
If you’re still using an analog alarm clock, you’ll probably want to move it ahead before you go to sleep on Saturday, or when you wake up the next morning. The start of DST is also a good time to change the batteries and make sure your smoke alarms ...
Brass Multi-Zone Quartz Clock on Oak
The brass multi-zone quartz clock on oak measures 16"H x 6"W x 2"D. This item features three brass quartz clocks in solid brass tarnish proof cases on an oak wood base. This item has three separate clocks that can be set to different time zones.
December 10, 2013
Modern Home Crane Game Alarm Clock
The perfect gift for the laziest person you know! The Crane Game Alarm Clock ensures you will be awake in no time. Set your wake up time and when the alarm goes off, you will need to insert a coin and play the game to deactivate the alarm. You must catch a ...
December 10, 2013
Kevin Hunt: Retro Geneva Model XS alarm turns back clock
The Geneva Sound ... small travel alarm clock that looks about as modern as "Mad Men." A travel alarm clock, circa 1960s, was a neat little foldaway case, often trimmed in faux leather like the Model XS. Inside resided a windup analog clock.
August 31, 2012
Handsome Bluetooth Speaker Doubles As Retro-Style Travel Clock
But in the package you’ll also find an FM radio, an alarm clock and a 3.5mm jack to hook up non Bluetooth gear to the stereo speaker. Control is via an array of touch-sensitive buttons. The Geneva Sound System Model XS can be had in red, black or white ...
August 21, 2012