Some of the most coveted wristwatch logos are those of Swiss watch manufacturers such as Breguet, Patek Phillipe, Blancpain, Vacheron Constantin, Tissot, Rolex, Girard-Perregaux and others, because their craft and tradition cannot be surpassed by anyone else.
The first wristwatch was reportedly invented by Patek Phillipe in 1868, for the Countess Koscowicz of Hungary; however, it was mainly intended as a piece of jewelry, so its potential remained undiscovered for a fee decades more, when the military started using it.
The new Apple wristwatch, the iWatch is believed to be a curved glass device with a camera, bluetooth, voice recognition and many more features. It will be able to communicate with the cellphone as well as with other iOS devices. Although similar products have already been launched, the iWatch is supposedly a superior technological device.
The first portable watches were worn around the neck or attached to the clothes. Furthermore the first wristwatches were worn solely by women. The wristwatch history changed during the World War I when men discovered the actual utility of this portable time instruments. Nowadays very few people still wear wristwatches but this fact will surely change in the future.