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Omega Releases An Anti-Magnetic Mechanical Watch That You Can Wear In Your Supercollider

Apple's iWatch may be unveiled this year, Bloomberg says

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The iWatch rumors heat up as consumers await Apple's next new product. A timepiece seems more likely to be a profit machine than that other rumored Apple device, the iTV. [Read more]...
Apple's iWatch may be unveiled this year, Bloomberg says

IRL: Nikon D90, myCharge Portable Power Bank 6000 and Phosphor's World Time Sport

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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. Desperate times call for desperate measures -- namely, new gadgets. Disappointed with his Droid Charge's ever-depleting...
IRL: Nikon D90, myCharge Portable Power Bank 6000 and Phosphor's World Time Sport
The R. Gauthier Logical One Brings Old Tech Into A New Century

The Dottling Gyrowinder Watch Winder Is Exercise In Technical Excess

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Watch winders, like other special accoutrements of the rarified man (or woman), are ostentatious and useful. This one, made by Dottling and called the Gyrowinder, is just ostentatious. The Gyrowinder puts your ultra-pampered automatic watch in a gyroscope-like harness and spins it around as though it was about to enjoy...
The Dottling Gyrowinder Watch Winder Is Exercise In Technical Excess

Gift Guide: The Blancier Grand Cru Watch For The Coffee Lover In Your Life

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Short Version As we approach crunch time, I’ve decided to focus on cool gifts that you can still get for those folks who are hardest to buy for. To that end, here’s something decidedly cool and/or odd: it’s a handmade watch whose face is a smashed Nespresso pod. At about...
Gift Guide: The Blancier Grand Cru Watch For The Coffee Lover In Your Life

Apple licenses Swiss railway clock for iOS 6, knows what time it is

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When Swiss federal railway organization SBB and the Mondaine Group pointed out that the iOS 6 clock face looked remarkably like theirs, they weren't so much upset as clearing their throat politely -- it would be nice to get credit, if you don't mind. That kindness has been met...
Apple licenses Swiss railway clock for iOS 6, knows what time it is

Apple Reaches Licensing Deal With Swiss Railway Over iPad Clock Design

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Swiss Railway operator SBB said on Friday it has reached a deal with Apple to license its iconic clock design. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The rail authority had said that, in the iPad’s new clock app, Apple was using its signature timepiece without permission. The clock is...
Apple Reaches Licensing Deal With Swiss Railway Over iPad Clock Design

$15,900 DeLorean watch won't go back in time

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Incorporating parts from those iconic gull-wing cars from the 1980s, the DeLorean DNA has everything you'd want from a timepiece except a flux capacitor. [Read more]...
$15,900 DeLorean watch won't go back in time

Pebble smartwatch raises $100,000 in two hours, retires on a beach

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It always pleases us when interesting Kickstarter projects do well. Especially ones that fly as well as this. Just two hours after launching, the Pebble watch from Allerta landed $100,000 in pledges. Two. Hours. When you consider the phone-friendly e-paper timepiece was being offered at $115 a pop, that's...
Pebble smartwatch raises $100,000 in two hours, retires on a beach

Devon Steampunk Tread 1 Watch Looks Like Something An Extraordinary Gentleman Would Wear

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California-based watch maker Devon made a name for themselves a few years ago when they released the Tread 1. The modern looking electro-mechanical timepiece dazzled people with its tread-based system to indicate the time. It was large, highly unorthodox for a high-end timepieces, and a little crazy. A full review...
Devon Steampunk Tread 1 Watch Looks Like Something An Extraordinary Gentleman Would Wear

Insert Coin: cookoo is the watch for geeks who want to keep it subtle (video)

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. This is the cookoo, a smart timepiece created by former Microsoft...
Insert Coin: cookoo is the watch for geeks who want to keep it subtle (video)

Phosphor Touch Time reinvents the digital watch, asks for Kickstarter cash (video)

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E-Ink watchmaker Phosphor thinks digital watches are a pretty neat idea. So much that it wants to reinvent the '80s staple for the modern era, so it's hired Nike+ designer Stefan Andren to design a touchscreen timepiece that doesn't need a smartphone. Touch Time has a backlit-LED, capacitive display...
Phosphor Touch Time reinvents the digital watch, asks for Kickstarter cash (video)

Google patents Project Glass-style flip-up smart watch

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Google has patented a smart watch where the front turns into a flip-up transparent touchscreen. According to the patent, the wirelessly-connected timepiece would allow the user to see notifications and messages from other devices, like other smart watches, as well as providing some of the functionality of Project Glass when...
Google patents Project Glass-style flip-up smart watch

Pebble smart watch SDK is now ready for creative third parties

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The software development kit (SDK) for the Pebble smart watch is now available for download. The makers of the smart watch promised that the SDK would go public once the watches began shipping (check out our recent hands-on with the timepiece/app hub), and Pebble has now made the SDK...
Pebble smart watch SDK is now ready for creative third parties

Tokyoflash hides the time inside the Kisai Maze watch for you to find (video)

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Want a watch that prevents passers-by from checking the time on your dime? Buy a Tokyoflash. The company's latest timepiece is the Kisai Maze, which hides the info in the negative space of a maze that's only readable with some practice. Available in stainless steel or IP Black, there's...
Tokyoflash hides the time inside the Kisai Maze watch for you to find (video)

Pebble Smartwatch Shipping To 500 Kickstarter Backers, Starting Today

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The Pebble smartwatch will officially begun shipping today, at long last. After a record-shattering Kickstarter campaign, the tidal wave of demand for the device led to delays and production woes. Now, after announcing a hard shipping date at CES 2013 earlier this month, Pebble intends to deliver its little wonder...
Pebble Smartwatch Shipping To 500 Kickstarter Backers, Starting Today

Tokyoflash Kisai Spider watch goes from concept to wrist-flaunting product (video)

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Tokyoflash threw a transparent LED timepiece with a web-like display against the proverbial concept wall earlier this year, and darned if the Kisai Spider didn't stick. The new watch lets you inspect your wrist while attempting to decipher the time or date, which are read from the outside-in through...
Tokyoflash Kisai Spider watch goes from concept to wrist-flaunting product (video)

The New Android Watch In The Google Store Isn’t What You Think

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I really wish this whole post could be about Google taking a big step forward in the field of wearable tech with the introduction of a new Android-powered wrist device, but their new Android watch is simply a watch with Android logos on it. So what if it can’t display...
The New Android Watch In The Google Store Isn’t What You Think

Tokyoflash Kisai Adjust watch tells time with triangles, in trippy colors (video)

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It almost goes without saying Tokyoflash watches aren't always very scrutable. The company's newly launched Kisai Adjust, however, is thankfully one of the more legible examples -- as the name suggests, it even goes out of its way to accommodate the wearer. The fan-designed timepiece uses LED-lit triangles to...
Tokyoflash Kisai Adjust watch tells time with triangles, in trippy colors (video)

Nooka: The Not-So-Intuitive, But-Still-Cool-Looking Clock [App Of The Day]

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Clocks that tell time in fascinating new ways are everywhere. I saw a clock that lit up the quarter hour the other day. It was beautiful. The Nooka app based upon their watches falls into the beautiful timepiece category. It won't replace your regular clock, but it will make...
Nooka: The Not-So-Intuitive, But-Still-Cool-Looking Clock [App Of The Day]

Hoptroff's atomic pocket watch is the ultimate rich guy accessory

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So, you've made a fortune, bought a sports team, own a spaceship and drive a neon pink Batmobile. If you were worrying that there were no more extravagant purchases to be made, you were wrong. Luxury timepiece maker Hoptroff has just teased details of its latest method of parting...
Hoptroff's atomic pocket watch is the ultimate rich guy accessory

Suppliers say Microsoft planning a smartwatch: It's almost past time

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Microsoft is considering a smartwatch device, reportedly having asked parts suppliers to provide suitable hardware earlier in the year. According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft hasn’t yet committed to the project, which will use a small touchscreen for the watch face. Time may be against the company if it...
Suppliers say Microsoft planning a smartwatch: It's almost past time
Review: Bluetooth 4.0 "Passport" smart watch from Martian Watches

Biegert & Funk bring the literal time to your wristwatch with QLOCKTWO W

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It's a common desire among everyday folk: we often say we'd like to read more, if only we had the time. While it's unlikely to fill your noggin with the prose of Hemingway or the poetry of Whitman, a new wristwatch from Biegert & Funk promises to quench your...
Biegert & Funk bring the literal time to your wristwatch with QLOCKTWO W

Up Close With Casio's Latest Edifice Surf Watch

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With summer coming and surf season in full swing, I thought I’d take a closer look at the Casio EMA100-1AV Edifice watch with tide graph and moon-phase data. Casio is best known for its G-Shock line of beefy (and some would say ugly) plastic sports watches, so this steel-cased model...
Up Close With Casio's Latest Edifice Surf Watch

Manifold Clock: A 3D timepiece for math geeks

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The Manifold Clock Kickstarter project embraces the mathematical concept of Riemann surfaces to create an artsy 3D timepiece that expresses time through shape and movement....
Manifold Clock: A 3D timepiece for math geeks

Briefly: Sony SmartWatch extensions, Moto Cliq 2 OS Update

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Two extensions for the Sony SmartWatch have been released as open source in an attempt to foster app development for the device. The 8 Game extension, a simple game based on sliding tiles to reorganize a picture, shows potential developers how they could create their own titles that can run...
Briefly: Sony SmartWatch extensions, Moto Cliq 2 OS Update

How ‘smart watches’ may keep you in the game

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We all know about services like Foursquare, which track location data to show our friends where we are for social media. But what about using the same sort of service for games? Robert Bowling of Robotoki spoke the other day about how location-aware devices will play a part in the...
How ‘smart watches’ may keep you in the game
Review: Benarus Megalodon Diving Watch
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