Wearables: Apple Watch 2 Might Be Coming Next Month

Last night KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo wrote a research note to investors in which he predicts that the first major update to the Apple Watch will be coming this year, as early as at next month’s iPhone release event. It’s been nearly two years since the Apple Watch was first unveiled at a special event in Cupertino, California – we were there live, with a first look at the limited demo units – and there’s been little indication of where the Watch is going since then.

4 years ago

Eterna Super KonTiki Chronograph Hands-On Review

Eterna Before I start with the Eterna Super KonTiki Chronograph review, a few words on the company first. Eterna has a long history that goes all the way back to 1856. However, it wasn’t called Eterna until 1905 (but Dr. Girard & Schild, after its founders). Before I jump to mentioning watches, Eterna is also known […]

4 years ago

Hands-On: The MeisterSinger Circularis Automatic Brings A New Movement To A Recognizable Design

MeisterSinger’s signature design is a watch with a lone hand marking the hours. This relatively young company (founded in 2001), based in Münster, Germany, has produced many iterations on the basic idea over the years, with watches like the Singulator, the Salthora and the Circularis, amongst others. The latter is available with a 120 hour hand-wound movement, with design input from Meistersinger on several key components, and now MeisterSinger has added a 120 hour automatic movement likewise produced to its specifications, with small date, to further expand the Circularis collection.

4 years ago

REVIEW: Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar – User Report with Photos, Specs and Price

The new Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar was introduced earlier this year at Baselworld, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the brand’s Marine collection. Inside ticks the newly developed calibre UN-153, which actually is the in 2014 introduced Ulysse Nardin in-house chronograph calibre UN-150, with an additional annual calendar mechanism. This is definitely not “yet …

4 years ago

Rare Watches: Omega Seamaster XVI Olympic Watch Ref. 2850SC

In the midst of the Olympic fever currently raging on in Rio de Janerio, we spoke to a true blue Omega collector and good Deployant Friend: George Tan about his very rare Omega Seamaster XVI Olympic Watches Ref. 2850SC. And discover a bit more about this beautiful watch, its history and understand more about his fascination with it. The story…

4 years ago

VAPAUS – A MASTERCLASS IN MINIMALISM

VAPAUS was founded by British brothers, Oliver and Rudi Laing, out of a desire to create a legacy of magnificent, vintage inspired timepieces. The ambitious pair state openly that they are striving to create a new European brand placed to sit beside NOMOS, Stowa and Sinn in terms of beauty quality and technical specification. Commenting, […]

4 years ago

Interview: 5 Questions with Usain Bolt, World-Record-Setting Sprinter Extraordinaire and Hublot Brand Ambassador

By Roberta Naas On the last day (August 21) of this year’s Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Jamaican-born sprinter Usain Bolt will turn 30. No matter how he fares during the Games, the 6’5” soft-spoken, incredibly relaxed young man will still have a legend of accomplishments to boast. Nicknamed “Lightning Bolt,” he is regarded as the fastest person ever timed and holds world records for the 100-metter and 200-meter events. Additionally, among so many other accolades, he has won six gold medals in sprinting at the Olympic Games, is an 11-time world champion, and has been awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year three times. A Hublot brand ambassador, Bolt is ready to take to the track at Rio 2016, but before he left for Brazil, he shared some thoughts on sports and time in an exclusive interview

4 years ago

Interview: 5 Questions with Usain Bolt, World-Record-Setting Sprinter Extraordinaire and Hublot Brand Ambassador

By Roberta Naas On the last day (August 21) of this year’s Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Jamaican-born sprinter Usain Bolt will turn 30. No matter how he fares during the Games, the 6’5” soft-spoken, incredibly relaxed young man will still have a legend of accomplishments to boast. Nicknamed “Lightning Bolt,” he is regarded as the fastest person ever timed and holds world records for the 100-metter and 200-meter events. Additionally, among so many other accolades, he has won six gold medals in sprinting at the Olympic Games, is an 11-time world champion, and has been awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year three times. A Hublot brand ambassador, Bolt is ready to take to the track at Rio 2016, but before he left for Brazil, he shared some thoughts on sports and time in an exclusive interview READ MORE
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4 years ago

Movas Military Chronograph II Watch Review

On a somewhat regular basis, MoVas founder Sean Wai and I engage in conversations about the watch industry at large. Sean isn’t always sure what his role in the watch industry is and whether he is a brand, a hobbyist, or someone who simply engages in a particular type of art form that is celebrated by some, and misunderstood by others. Today, I am going to review a watch that I’ve had on and off my wrist for quite some time – and it is the MoVas Military Chronograph II.

4 years ago