Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?
A watch hand is “glanceable,” as he puts it, because it's only semi-accurate; we peek at an analog wall clock to get a general sense of the time of day, not a precise one. “You're not interested if it's 23 percent or 27 percent.” Bernheim said. “You ...
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
Deep inside the smart Swiss watches that challenge Apple Watch with analog ...
Their timekeeping features run off quartz crystals, just like the majority of Swiss watches sold today. But there's still an unmistakable elegance to these watches, These offer smaller diameters (39 mm), a guilloche triangle pattern on either black ...
April 23, 2015
Why a Just-Smart-Enough Watch Is Better Than an Apple Watch
Neatest Trick: The Apple Watch may be accurate enough, but this analog timepiece synchronizes directly with the atomic clocks in the 24 GPS satellites orbiting the earth. Just landed, and not sure if it's happy hour yet? With a button push, the hands ...
March 12, 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
The Best Travel Watches of 2015
The only thing you need to remember is that the primary dial shows the “away” or destination time, while the home time dial sits along the vertical axis at twelve o'clock. Other functions The genius of Frederique Constant's latest release is the ...
April 6, 2015
Can Sony recapture the magic of the original Walkman?
A pop is a noise spike ABOVE the signal level. Your hiss and pops are NOT artifacts of sampling as digital sampling is a processed signal resulting square wave/ time representation of an analogue signal. You ears can not distinguish between that ...
January 12, 2015
Fancy Art Novelty Clocks Suppliers
Types include desk clocks, quartz clocks, analog clocks, digital clocks, alarm clocks, radio clocks, photo frame clocks, gyro globe clocks, metal table clocks, orbiter clocks, brass medallion clocks, acrylic clocks, rosewood piano finish clocks ...
June 3, 2015
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
Novelty digital clock resembles roll of film
The model AHL435C novelty digital clock from Zhangzhou Artly Home Decor ... Other styles and various colors are available. The clock has a 2000-2999 calendar, and voice control and hidden alarm functions. It is packed in an OPP bag. OEM and ODM orders ...
May 6, 2015
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
Self-contained atomic clock watch may be world's first
Watches that communicate with atomic clocks to set their time have been around for years, but a wrist-wearable atomic clock is another matter. The Cesium 133 has the usual gears and levels causing the hands to move, but instead of quartz crystal inside ...
October 1, 2013
Scorsese's Hugo And The Precious Virtues of Analog Time
I’ve been on a longish quest to buy what ought to be basic household equipment—a reliable plug-in analog alarm clock, but they have become so scarce, they may soon have to be custom made. All alarm clocks seem to have gone digital, to my mind ...
February 17, 2012