Category: news

Watch Case update

I got a feature request which I wasn’t really considering for this upcoming release butt… well… agree with and might actually do it. However, in order to stay within my committed timeframe and do not extend the scope of this release, I will remove some of the features I was working on for this release […]

Reviews

One unfortunate effect of lowering Watch Case price are bad reviews. I didn’t think of that. I’m replying to people and asking them to keep the app on their phones until the next version hits the store. I hope the update I’m working on will be ready early next week.

Seiko 5

I wanted to write about this particular watch for a long time and didn’t really know how to start. I wear it every day and pretty much during all normal activities throughout the day. It’s not the most beautiful, special or expensive watch in my modest collection… but I feel it is truly mine. Below […]

My take on the history of horology

There are brands in the watch market that need no introduction. Rolex, Omega or Patek Philippe are one of the biggest, oldest and the most recognizable watch brands from Switzerland. In fact, if we were asked about the country of origin for mechanical timepieces, the answer would be Switzerland. Why is it that this tiny country in the middle of Europe produces more luxurious watches than any other economy around the globe? What made Swiss watches so unique that they can costs hundreds of thousands of dollars and yet… the biggest economy on the globe- U.S., doesn’t produce watch movements at a bigger scale anymore? Was it always the case that Swiss watches were considered so luxurious and ahead of the competition? Well.. not really and lets unpack the story a little bit.

UI details

While I work on the new version of Watch Case, I’m trying to solve issues users of the app reported throughout the last few months and below, you can take a look at two example videos with some of the changes I’m working on. Since day one, Watch Case synced data between multiple iOS devices […]

Watch Case

A bit more than a year ago I released first version of Watch Case- my iOS app for managing a collection of mechanical watches. I was working on updates from time to time but it didn’t semem right to release it. Now that we are all in a lockdown, I took the last two weeks […]

Progress

The week isn’t over yet but I feel like I’m already drained out. I wrote more code than during an average week, yet I feel like my work had no direction and I wasn’t able to assign priorities. Need to remind myself how to work smart instead of more.