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Jun 6, 2008
Fun With Digital Watches

Do you remember when digital watches first hit the market? Once upon a time these watches were only for the very rich as these new innovative timepieces retailed for more than a thousand dollars. New technology and design advances soon made these expensive models obsolete. Digital watches are now widely available and are affordable so that everyone can now own one of these watches.

The first digital watches also competed with offering a slew of complicated functions, such as the ability to recognize your voice, dial your telephone number and even let you play video games. These days watches like that are less common but digital watches are still handy.

Athletes

Digital watches are probably an athlete's best friend or worst enemy, depending on his or her performance that day. A watch with a digital interface will allow an athlete keep track of their times. There are now a myriad of watches that focus on this aspect of timekeeping. There are watches that can store up to a 100 track laps worth of data.

This will allow you to keep track of your times and monitor progress. These watches are also waterproof meaning that sweat won't damage your watch. The rubber straps of most digital watches will also mean that you can comfortably perform without worrying about damaging your watch.

Stylish

If you only connect digital interfaces with plastic straps that look too childish for you then you would be wrong. There are a range of watches with digital faces that come in stainless steel cases and leather straps. This is the perfect way to combine convenience and precise timing with style. These watches come with all the things you would want in traditional analog watches while still keeping time in precise hours, minutes and seconds.

Fun for Kids

Telling time can be difficult for kids and helping them along with digital watches is an easy way to introduce them to the concept of the time. Often children cannot easily grasp the concept of an hour or a minute. With a watch that clearly tells you how much time has elapsed you can ease kids into learning to tell the time. Soon they will be able to tell time on an analog watch as well.

Besides the watches that come with digital interfaces are often a lot brighter and more colorful than analog watches. Another reason kids will love these watches. Mom and dad will also love that such watches are not expensive and won't mind little ones who won't always keep a new watch in tip top condition.
About the Author
Charlie Reese is an expert watch maker and contractor. He also enjoys getting a free psychic reading and astrology advice.
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