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Tasting the Apple: WatchTime Tests the Apple Watch

An unobtrusive sound and a gentle throbbing against my wrist attract my gaze to my Apple Watch. It’s telling me I’ve been sitting long enough and it’s time to stand up from my desk. Each time I achieve one or more of my fitness goals, I earn awards and receive motivating messages. This is just one of the interesting elements I came across in my review of the Apple Watch for WatchTime magazine.

The History of Citizen Watch Company: Discover the Rise of Citizen Watches

Download this FREE article from the WatchTime Magazine archives and become an expert historian on Citizen watches! This FREE download documents the story of Citizen’s rise, from a small experimental producer of mechanical pocketwatches, to a primary player in the quartz-watch revolution that rocked the watch world in the 1970s and ’80s, to the development...

WatchTime Spotlight: The History of Vacheron Constantin Watches

Vacheron Constantin is regarded by many watch aficionados as a pioneer in the precise manufacture of mechanical watch movements. This free download, WatchTime Spotlight: Vacheron Constantin, collects two WatchTime feature stories about Vacheron Constantin watches. Even in the traditional Swiss watchmaking industry, it’s impressive when, like Vacheron Constantin, a manufacture can look back on more...

Orbita Sempre is Automatic Watch Winder for Manual-Wind Watches

During our annual visits to Orbita at the various watch and jewelry trade shows, we always see an impressive collection of new and existing winders of all sizes, holding anywhere from a single watch to as many as 48. And of course, the vast majority of these Orbita watch winders — and most other watch...

Broadway Debut: New Watch Models Launch at WatchTime New York 2015

When a new play wants to make a big splash, it opens on Broadway. When a watch company wants to put its newest timepieces in front of the most avid and knowledgeable collectors, it also turns to Broadway — specifically Gotham Hall at 1356 Boradway, site of last weekend's WatchTime New York event. Here are the timepieces that U.S. watch aficionados saw for the first time at the event.

Dive Watch Wednesday: Diving into WatchTime New York 2015

If you are as much into dive watches as we are at DiveIntoWatches.com, last week’s WatchTime New York event offered at least 30 additional very good reasons to visit the show at Gotham Hall. And just in case you missed it, here is a comprehensive overview of what the sponsoring brands had on display (from...

Thompson Tells Watch-World War Stories at WatchTime New York Event

Veteran watch journalist Joe Thompson, editor-in-chief of WatchTime, entertained attendees at the WatchTime New York show last weekend with stories about his 38 years covering the watch industry. In a presentation called “On My Watch: Four Decades Covering the Watch World,” Thompson said that he was fortunate to get to cover three revolutions: the quartz-watch...

German Watchmaking Struts its Stuff at WatchTime New York 2015

Despite a predominance of very fine Swiss watch brands (along with one notable brand each from Japan and the USA) at last weekend’s WatchTime New York event, Germany, especially the German watchmaking town of Glashütte, was well-represented also, winning over guests with some very distinctive timepieces. Here is a sampling.

Blancpain Watches: A Test and History of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms

WatchTime Spotlight:  Blancpain – A Test & History Of The Fifty Fathoms Fans of classic divers’ watches now have a unique opportunity to read our test of one of the most popular Blancpain watches. But that’s not all: you are also invited to join WatchTime for a journey through the fascinating history of the Blancpain...

Dive Watch Wednesday: Watch Spotting in Dubai

Last week we at DiveIntoWatches.com had the chance to spend a couple of hours in Dubai’s larger shopping malls, and since most of the watch brands there are available in flagship stores only, we visited many of these retailers in the hopes of finding not only the current range, but also a couple of watches...

More from Watches & Wonders: New IWC Portofino Models Debut

IWC Schaffhausen introduced three new models in its Portofino collection at the recent Watches & Wonders salon in Hong Kong. They include the Hand-Wound Day & Date (Ref. IW516201 in stainless steel and IW516203 in rose gold), the Automatic Moon Phase 37 (Ref. IW459007) and two new Portofino Automatic 37 models (Ref. IW458111/12) with colored...

Debuting at WatchTime New York: Porsche Design 1919 DateTimer Series 1

Have you secured your ticket yet for America’s luxury watch show? WatchTime New York, taking place October 23-24 at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall, now boasts more than 20 watch brands displaying their new timepieces for 2015 (Click here for event details and to purchase tickets). Among the most recently signed brands is Porsche Design, which will...