Watches, Clocks

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I loved the idea of the Apple Watch, and I really wanted one.  But this summer we're doing some upgrades to our kitchen, and I felt I should just skip the Watch this year.  Pre-order day came and went without me placing an order, but I broke down and placed an order for the 38mm [...]

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Goodwood wooden watches

Seems like all the rage and talk recently has been about the new Apple watch and why not, it's new and neat, but what if you are looking for that unique classic watch, the kind that only tells time? The Goodwood wooden watch is a Kickstarter project that may be just what you are looking [...]

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Most of the Apple Watch accessories I've seen to now have been charging stands, backup batteries, and even pads to lay the Watch on while you're not wearing it, but more and more companies are offering actual covers for the watch's metal body.  Spigen has an ExactFit Apple Watch Slim Premium Matte Finish Hard Case that [...]

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Posted in: Cases, Covers, News, Watches, Clocks
waterfield-apple-watch-accessories

The time to start thinking about protective gear for an accessory is before you get the accessory, right?  WaterField has been busy designing a couple of new accessories for the upcoming Apple Watch.  The Time Travel Case for Apple Watch is a protective, padded case for the Apple Watch charger, spare watch bands, a Bluetooth earpiece, [...]

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The Fitbit Surge is Fitbit's most advanced activity tracker yet. It tracks all the same things as their other trackers, but also includes advanced features like GPS and basic smartwatch features along with an always on large touch screen display. I recently reviewed the Fitbit Charge HR which quickly became my new favorite fitness tracker replacing the Withings Pulse. [...]

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cdock_01_iphone

With the average smartphone lifespan of two years, there's a good possibility you have an old iPhone or two shoved in a drawer or a box in the closet.  Consider pulling them out and recycling them into a very snazzy retro-style clock.  Cdock will turn your iPhone 4 or 4S into a sleek tabletop clock [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Watches, Clocks
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Two years ago Fibit introduced the Fitbit Force wrist worn activity tracker. It was really popular until people started complaining about irritations and rashes while wearing the device on their wrist. The Force ended up being taken off the market when Fitbit conducted a voluntary recall in February 2014. Now one year later, the most [...]

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nomadkey-charging-cable-pebble-watch

Nomad based the design for the NomadKey USB charging cable for the Pebble Original smart watch on a key.  Since you always have your keys with you when you're out, why not have a key-sized charger on the keyring?  It won't feel like you are carrying anything extra, but you'll have a tough, flexible charging [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Watches, Clocks
kisai-satellite-x-watch

Tokyoflash Japan's latest watch is the Kisai Satellite X Wood LED Watch.  The watch has a custom-designed dark sandalwood case with a protective clear coating and a dark mineral crystal lens.  Time is displayed on three interlocking rings that are read from top to bottom.  The display has a backlight, and there's an animation mode [...]

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casetify-custom-apple-watch-bands

There are multitudes of ways you can personalize Apple's watch to suit your style with just the available cases and bands that Apple offers, but you'll still know there are going to be multitudes of people out there with a watch just like yours.  With Casetify, you can get watch bands with stylish designs curated by [...]

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It's not even available for pre-order yet, but the parade of Apple Watch accessories continues.  Adappt has just launched an Indigogo campaign seeking funding for watchband adapters to allow you to use any band with the Apple Watch.  The Adappt has the Apple Watch band connector on one side; the other side is the typical [...]

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Nomad says their Pod is the first portable battery for the Apple Watch.  You plug the Watch's charger into the Pod, then wind the excess cable around the Pod's spindle.  Snap on the Pod's stamped military-grade aluminum lid, and you'll have a hockey puck-sized charging stand with the Watch's magnetic charger exposed.  Inside is a high-density 1800mAh [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Watches, Clocks
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Pad & Quill has announced a Luxury Travel Kit for Apple Watch with a wood charging stand and leather roll-up case.  You insert the Watch's magnetic charger into the Luxury Pocket Stand when you need a charge.  When you're ready to travel, the stand folds up and fits into a pocket in the leather Roll Up [...]

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brando-watchlighters

If you have been bummed about the fact that the Apple Watch won't have all the cool features and sensors that were originally promised, here are two watches that I guarantee will turn heads when you use them. These watches have built in lighters. Yes, I know it sounds a bit scary to have a [...]

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calypsotimeless-collection-apple-watch

We've already seen a couple of charging stands for the Apple Watch before it's even available to pre-order, but neither of those can touch the CalypsoTimeless charger for sheer elegance.  The TimelessMoment will be handcrafted in Europe of premium Italian leather.  It will incorporate the Watch's own charging disk, and the charging cable will fit seamlessly under [...]

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Even the cheapest Apple Watch isn't inexpensive, so you want to make sure you take care of it every moment.  Why risk it getting scratched while it's laying on your bedside table charging every night?  Twelve South's HiRise for Apple Watch will keep your Watch safely out of harm's way above the table top, and [...]

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Seems like everyone is getting into the fitness band market these days and as a runner, I find them nice enough but limited as a 'get in shape/get off your butt' tool in many respects. To bridge this gap between fitness and training, the engineers at Polar have created a hybrid device designed to, not only track your [...]

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Steve Wozniak doesn't wear an Apple Watch or any other kind of smart watch.  The Woz wears a Nixie Watch.  We've shown you clocks made with Nixie tubes before, but who would have thought that the tubes came small enough to use in a watch?  The watch only has room for two tubes, so it [...]

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kisai-rpm-wood-watch

The new Kisai RPM Wood watch from Tokyoflash Japan displays the time with a double ring of red digital tube LEDs.  The hour is marked by a darkened tube on the inner ring, and the minutes are marked by darkened tubes on the outer ring.  When you press a button, the tubes will light up [...]

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moto-scrproc

We've featured Brando's premium tempered glass screen protectors for smartphones, but now Brando Workshop is offering screen protection for the Motorola Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch. These durable glass screen protectors protect the watch face from scratches and everyday wear and tear without lessening the touch screen's sensitivity. The protectors install easily and do not [...]

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