In this episode aBlogtoWatch Weekly, Ariel, Rick and David are joined by Andrew from Watchfinder & Co. for a deep dive into the world of smartwatches. With the recent release of the new generation of Apple Watches and the massive attention the Apple Watch Ultra has received from traditional collectors and enthusiasts, our hosts will begin the show by answering the question of whether an Apple Watch even exists. Considered a watch in the first place. From there, the conversation turns to why the new adventure-ready Apple Watch Ultra will appeal to so many people historically uninterested in traditional smartwatches, including whether its design was influenced by the traditional Swiss timepiece industry. Our hosts share why many people intrinsically trust Apple over many traditional watch manufacturers when it comes to depth ratings, in addition to depth ratings, thanks to its more durable construction and ability to also serve as a proper dive computer. Excels at creating intuitive and easily digestible interfaces.
While the new generation of Apple Watches is the biggest news from the world of connected devices, it’s not the only option available in the space, and our quartet of hosts engage in conversation about some of the other premium smartwatches out there. Those produced by Tag Heuer and Louis Vuitton are available. After discussing why these models fill different roles in the greater connected watch landscape, Ariel offers some insight into why its G-Shock range is considered digital timepieces for rugged use, but decided not to pursue smartwatches. After pondering the question of whether any wearable connected device could dethrone the Apple Watch at some point in the near future, our hosts move to the complete opposite end of the timepiece spectrum to talk about the ultra-premium Credor Eichi II. And its different approach to luxury, before returning to the topic of connected devices with an unusual and absurd sequence smart(ass) watch created in collaboration with seconde/seconde/. To wrap up the show, our hosts will examine the various shortcomings of smartwatches and discuss why connected devices like the Apple Watch aren’t currently entirely solar-powered, as well as a look at when brands might produce models. Able to charge themselves autonomously.
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This episode features Ariel, Rick and David, plus Andrew from Watchfinder & Co.
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