- EXPLORING THE NEW EXPLORER II Last year, Rolex made changes to the Explorer II both inside and out. Find out how this intrepid watch fared in our intense test.
TESTS & REVIEWS
- CHRONO TEST FEST If you like chronographs, and if you like watch tests, you’ll enjoy these seven mini-tests of chronos plain and fancy, large and, well, larger.
- BREITLING MADE SIMPLE The Transocean is a far cry from Breitling’s usual chunky, complex-looking watches. How did this elegant outlier do in our test?
- A ROLEX LEXICON The world’s biggest watch brand speaks a language all its own. If you’ve ever scratched your head over terms like “Paraflex,” “Tridor,” or “Cerachrom” this lexicon will help.
- SEARCH FOR TOMORROW Cartier’s ID Two provides a window on what watch technology might look like in the future.
- BALL UPS ITS GAME A new technical director with a bagful of patented innovations has led to a re-tooling of the Swiss tool-watch specialist.
- HANHART HEADS WEST The Swiss-German company known mostly in Europe, and mostly for its stopwatches, is bringing its wristwatches over here.
- MOVER AND SHAKER? The Festina Group, one of the few companies that make movements from scratch, down to the hairsprings, hopes to cash in on cutbacks by the Swatch Group.
- BACK IS BEAUTIFUL Our latest portfolio of photos proving that some watches look as good from the back as from the front
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS
- EDITOR’S LETTER
- ON WATCHTIME.COM A glimpse at what’s on our website
- READERS’ FORUM
- WATCHTALK Citizen’s new Eco-Drive Proximity perpetual chronograph works in sync with your iPhone; Corum’s new Admiral’s Cup Legend 46 Minute Repeater Acoustica strikes chords; Swiss exports are still surging; and more
- WATCH QUIZ We’ve removed the names from the dials of 16 watches. Can you identify the brands without the brand logos?
- FACETIME A photo mélange of readers and their watches
- LAST MINUTE Election 2012: Obama’s Jorg Gray versus Romney’s Seiko