Monthly Archives: September 2014

Swiss Quality & Affordable

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These are fashion watches from designers that draw the bigger bucks for significant established brand renown (plus, a couple cheapy beaters, just for the heck of it). Continue reading

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EDIFICE – Coming Fall 2014

eqb500D-1a_edifice_2014_neweqb500D-1a_edifice_2014 new smart bluetoothCasio has been implementing the Bluetooth Smart protocol which is a subset of Bluetooth SIG specification version 4.0 in all their smartphone compatible watches: and again, now, in their newest Edifice watches: EWB-500D-1AJF and the EWB-500DC-1AJF. What’s important about this Bluetooth implementation is Casio’s complete commitment to a specific local wireless spec that mandates by definition, compatibility with iOS, Android, Blackberry and even Windows 8. To this blogger, it is welcome news that a continuing affirmation of specific direction is re-declared and that continuity in the open standard is embraced. Instead of the former tangle of issues, both hardware and software-wise, app writers simply have to write the app! For now, an app called “CASIO WATCH+ Version 2.0.1” which was just released this week (September 3, 2014) will set up your iPhone to use all the watch’s features.eqb500D-1a_edifice_2014 bluetooth new smartphone Continue reading

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Tissot — Swiss Tradition

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Always a class act, Swiss watchmaker Tissot has a few sapphire faced sporty new models that demand to be seen – beautiful and luxurious, without the usual high Swiss prices. Continue reading

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swatch 2014 – Beautiful and Affordable

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As part of their quality statement, Swatch says, “SWISS MADE – All Swatch watches come with the label Swiss Made which embodies a concept of quality that has been forged over the years. It includes the technical quality of watches (accuracy, reliability, water-resistance and shock-resistance), as well as their aesthetic quality (elegance and originality of design). Continue reading

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