Wall Street Watches | Best Watch for Investment Bankers?

For decades, “Wall Street” has served as shorthand for great wealth, flashiness, excess, and, of course, greed. In the decades since Michael Douglas famously extolled the value of avarice, the nation’s relationship with Wall Street has had its up and downs. Meanwhile, investment bankers and stock traders have continued doing what they do best: making … Read more

50 Watch Engraving Ideas For Every Gift Occasion & Life Event

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Finding a perfect gift for every situation can be tricky. Between all those birthdays, Christmases, anniversaries, graduations, and other gift-giving occasions, it’s often hard to find a present to express the right sentiment. For instance, a watch is always a nice gift, but how can you be sure that it’s conveying the message you want? … Read more

Why Are Akribos Watches So Cheap?

We are in a time where there are a style and brand of watch for basically every taste and budget. The prestigious watchmakers like Rolex and TAG Heuer continue to put out exquisite (and expensive) timepieces, while countless companies around the globe are mass producing cheap, functional watches to meet everyday needs. Occupying the middle … Read more

What is a Chronograph Watch & How To Use One

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The modern wristwatch is a fashion accessory of nearly infinite functionality. With the new smartwatches, it’s possible to make phone calls, take voice memos, and check your bank account on a device that ostensibly only exists to tell you the time. Yet, for all these advancements, some of the most sought-after features have been around … Read more

Smartwatches: How They Work & FAQs. Camera, SIM Card and more…

Technology keeps getting smarter. We have smartphones, of course, and smart cars. There are also smart houses, smart TVs, and smart refrigerators, just to name some of the new sophisticated tech that is taking over every part of our lives. A generation after “For Dummies” books aimed to simplify everything for the common person, our … Read more

What Are GMT Watches & How to Read Them

Even as technology advances to the point that wristwatches would seemingly be obsolete, those timekeeping accessories remain stubbornly popular. In large part, that’s because wristwatches are so versatile and adaptable. New features and functionalities ensure that watches still serve a purpose for millions of people. One type of watch that is favored by pilots, businesspeople, … Read more

When Were Watches Invented? | A Brief History of the Wrist Watch

The wristwatch is one of the most fascinating inventions in all of humanity’s technological advancement. It is both relatively new in the annals of history, and yet by modern technology standards, almost a relic of the past. Throughout its history, it has been at times an absolute necessity, at others a mere fashion accessory, and still, … Read more

Best Talking Watches for the Visually Impaired

Watches for the visually impaired have been around for many years, coming in variations that utilize speaking or braille (or both in some cases). Technology that allows clocks to “speak” has been around since the 1870s, but the modern speaking watches are far more sophisticated and now integrate many of the other timekeeping advances of the … Read more