If you love watches but equally love your smartphone, combining the two naturally makes sense. Where many choose to double up and rely on their phone leaving their watch at home, a true watch lover will always continue to wear their watch with pride.
Catering for their needs, there has been a recent influx of apps available for those who like to keep on top of the latest trends, be the first to see the latest models on the market and keep their knowledge up to scratch.
We’ve picked out five of the best apps currently available for download to make your smartphone a watch lover’s paradise.
A condensed and easy to navigate version of the publication which claims to be the “world’s leading authority on watches” showcases the best watch brands at your fingertips. If you have a timepiece in mind and want to find out more, you can search for your brand and model and discover detailed features and technical information. Positioning itself as a must have reference for anyone with a personal or professional interest in watches, this is definitely a great place to build your knowledge of wrist watches on the go.
This digital, interactive e-zine is great for people of all ages and knowledge levels interested in watches, providing information on watches of the past, present and future. This popular digital magazine is packed full of news, reviews and interactive features to keep everyone engaged. Having read the buyer’s guides you could even win your dream watch in the competition section. A good read.
One for the men, this app is updated yearly to give you access to information on men’s fine watches when they are released to the market. Here you will find over 1700 watches presented at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) 2013, Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE) 2013, World Presentation of Haute Horlogerie (WPHH) 2013, and Baselworld 2013 and more than 4600 pictures. There is good user generated information where you can rate the watches and view ratings from others. You can also quickly share watches by message, e-mail or Twitter. Keep your eye out for the 2014 version next year.
Love mechanical watches? Then this app is for you. Offering 3,000 watches from 130+ brands with more than 15,000 HD pictures and videos, this app is completely customisable to your needs. There are two price levels available, where you either pay to add the brands that you are interested in, or alternatively you can buy the whole guide if you want to discover new brands and models. An independent review which makes it easy for the watch buyer to find watches of their desire.
If a Rolex is the wrist watch you aspire to own then you will love the app version of the hugely successful “100 Years of Rolex” book. High definition images of Rolex models are available to view, along with updated prices and the ability to find out how much your model is worth. Visually impressive and a Rolex lover’s dream.
If you love watches, then you will love exploring these apps. Do you have any more which we should add to our list?