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Watches can be really cool, and a good watch can elevate a guy's attire from good to gooooooood . The problem is that really cool ones often , like the Maurice LaCroix Roue Carree Seconde , often have really uncool price tags .
3 hrs ago | WPTV Local News
It's too bad we don't use spending on political TV ads as a barometer for the nation's economic health. If we did, things would be looking up.
3 hrs ago | Colorado Daily
There it is, sitting in your iTunes Music Library whether you asked for it or not: Songs of Innocence , the heroic Irish rock band's 13th album, which they surprise released for free in partnership with Apple at the consumer tech giant's iPhone 6 rollout in Cupertino, Calif., last week. In a stroke of internet razzmatazz, Apple made the 11 songs instantly ready for download in the libraries of all 500 million plus iTunes users in 109 countries around the world.
6 hrs ago | The Independent & Free Press
St. George's Anglican Church's Antiques Appraisal Show returns on Saturday, Sept. 27, 1-4:30 p.m. Bring your treasures and heirlooms to be informally appraised.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Palm Springs Cinema Diverse film festival seems to be shaping up to be the Academy Awards of Gay Movies. The Sept.
Remember the Casio calculator watch? Here are 10 creative and innovative watches: Want to know when Jupiter will next be aligned with Mars? You need this watch from Van Cleef & Arpels. It has six rotating disks, each with a tiny planet.
Called bracelet watches, they were seen as a rather unseemly replacement for the pocketwatch, a more discreet means of keeping track of the time. Though mass-produced versions first emerged in the 1880s, it wasn't until 1927 that U.S.-made wristwatches finally outstripped sales of their entrenched competitor.
In what amounts to a "welcome" turned sputtering softball aimed at Apple's broad side, the CEO of Guess Watches Cindy Livingston wrote an open letter to Apple while, at the same time, proclaiming her own interest in the smartwatch world. Guess, a fashion brand founded in the 1980s, is best known for dress watches known as "department store styles": the kind of pieces available at jewelry counters in major department stores.
Just a few days after panning the Apple Watch, an executive with TAG Heuer admitted that the company is making a smartwatch of its own. "We want to launch a smartwatch at TAG Heuer, but it must not copy the Apple Watch," Jean-Claude Biver, head of watchmaking for TAG Heuer parent company LVMH, told the Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag.
It wouldn't be an Apple product without its Samsung equivalent. Currently on its fifth smartwatch in just under a year, Samsung hasn't really done a fantastic job of convincing us that it holds the key to giving smartwatches appeal.
The reason for this is that a) life is cruel and unfair and also b) because it is being produced in a limited edition quantity of 500. Each of the sleek, minimalist chronometers - known as the Givenchy Seventeen Watch and offered in godammit-I-want-that black and gold - bears a unique marking carved into the back of the case.
Here's an inside look not only into the Sue Wong Fashion label, but also an intimate look into her fabulous life. Sue Wong lives for one thing- to spread glamour and beauty.
The Moto 360 is classy, beautiful and full of great features -- but it needs a little more polish to reach its potential. It's not because of its gangly shape or shockingly pale color, thank you very much.
Fifa has revealed that it did indeed receive top-of-the-range watches as commemorative gifts from the Brazil FA , and its ethics committee is currently looking into the episode. The Sunday Times claimed at the weekend that president Sepp Blatter and 26 Fifa executives were handed watches worth around 20,000 each as part of a welcome bag the CBF had given them upon their arrival at the World Cup this summer.
You may have made an Apple Watch, but for once, I must say: I do not want what you have to offer. I will not bite the apple, serpent! You may have designed some fancy new product with all kinds of capabilities.
What does Mark Twain's classic outsider hero Huck Finn have to do with the small army of affable manchildren that actor Seth Rogen has played in Judd Apatow films? And while we're at it, what does second-wave feminism have to do with the decline of the fictional Don Draper from "Mad Men," along with the retro-patriarchal mentality he embodies, and the rise of the fictional Carrie Bradshaw from "Sex and the City," the televised byproduct of some unholy alliance involving Erica Jong, Clintonomics and the collected works of Madonna? The New York Times' A.O. Scott takes on these heady questions, which at first glance might show the telltale signs of yet another trend piece that takes popular culture too seriously and extrapolates wildly from a handful of entertainment products.
While the Apple timepiece, which can do everything from opening your hotel room door to paying for a Big Mac, might eventually impact the whole $60 billion Swiss watch industry in the fight for customers, analysts say it is the lower-end of the market that will feel the pressure first. The threat is biggest for small, independent watchmakers and Swatch, which gets about a fifth of sales from namesake plastic watches and the Tissot brand, they say.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:25 am
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