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Tokyoflash Japan introduces the Kisai Sequence watch

on Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The new Kisai Sequence watch from Tokyoflash Japan features a stainless steel case, leather strap, custom-made curved acrylic lens, “sub-surface digital tube LEDs, and an alternating pattern of raised cubes.”  The time can be displayed in 12- or 24-hour format and in either regular or cryptic mode.  It also has an alarm function and six animations.Read More…

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Samsung Gear Live…WATCH for it!

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Smartwatches have been a dream of technophiles since the Dick Tracy days.  While they have not yet reached the dream of the standalone phone, what they can do while partnered with a smartphone far outstrips anything Tracy’s wrist gear aspired to.  Hot on the heels of Samsung’s Tizen-powered Gear 2 watch, the Gear Live watchRead More…

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Grovemade introduces a beautiful line of watches

on Thursday, June 26th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Grovemade makes handmade leather and wood accessories, and they have recently announced the addition of wood and leather watches.  They say their Wood Watches allow “for the observance of time in a more natural essence.”  They are available in Eastern Hardrock Maple or Oregon Claro Walnut faces; both versions have stainless steel casings.  The walnut is available with aRead More…

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iHome iDL46 Dual Charging Stereo FM Clock Radio with Lightning Dock and USB Charge/Play review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Monday, June 16th, 2014

I’ve had my iHome docking alarm clock since the 3nd generation iPod Touch came out. I enjoyed the easy interface that iHome brought, and that it worked with my iPhone when I got one. Sadly, when they upgraded to the Lightning connector the dock no longer worked with my phone, but I had grown soRead More…

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Tokyoflash Japan introduces a new limited edition wood watch

on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Kisai Xtal Wood watch from Tokyoflash Japan has a wood band and hexagonal case and a faceted mineral crystal lens.  You can have it display the time in normal mode (top image) or in cryptic mode (bottom image).  It also displays the date and has an alarm function;  you can also select from sixRead More…

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Citizen Eco-Drive Military Chronograph review

on Friday, May 16th, 2014

I like wrist watches.  OK, I said it and that probably makes me a dinosaur.  Although I have a cell phone which I can reference for the time, to me there’s nothing like the convenience of having a timepiece on my wrist, and I don’t have to fish it out of my pocket to checkRead More…

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This new watch from Tokyoflash Japan has no face!

on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The new Kisai Night Vision Wood watch from Tokyoflash Japan looks like a wooden bracelet until you trigger the bright LEDs under the wood to shine through and display the time or date.  It’s USB rechargeable, and it comes with a screwdriver so you can remove the cover for the watch’s USB port.  It’s availableRead More…

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This alarm can help you remember your medicine

on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

If you or a loved one has a lot of medicine to take daily, you may already be familiar with MedCenter.  They make pill organizer systems, like the ones seen in the top photos, that can hold up to four separate doses for up to 31 days, depending on the system.  If the patient hasRead More…

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Phosphor Touch Time watch review

on Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Smart watches are becoming more and more popular.  It’s intriguing to think of having a Dick Tracy-style watch that shows you the time and keeps you in communication with your world.  There are already several smart watches on the market that sync with your phone so you can see who’s calling or texting, let youRead More…

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Limited edition silicone Quasar watch from Tokyoflash Japan

on Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The latest offering from Tokyoflash Japan is the Limited Edition Kisai Quasar Silicone Watch.  The Quasar watch shows time as either a normal numeric format or as a pattern mode.  It has a silicone band and body with a inner metal casing.  It also has date and alarm modes, stop watch function, animation, and an electroluminescentRead More…

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Clocks don’t come much more minimal than this

on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Wyzer Wall Clock is just a pair of hands – no numbers, no markers, and no face.  It’s made of PET plastic, and it measures 23.6″ in diameter.  It requires a AA battery to power the German movement, and you’ll have to provide your own battery.  You can use it as it is, withRead More…

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#ad Faveable wants you to know what time it is with these ultra cool watches

on Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Welcome to the weekend edition of our partnered posts from Faveable, a gadget discovery site for men. Today’s list is a collection of 14 unique and awesome watches. Several of these watches appear to have landed straight from sci-fi movies. And then, there are the “smart” watches which interact with your phone so that you’llRead More…

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The first smart watch designed just for women

on Saturday, March 8th, 2014

The Smart & Cool Smartwatch is an Indiegogo project.  The designer says these are the first quartz, Bluetooth smart watches designed just for women, though they do promise there will be a men’s line soon.  These watches use Bluetooth 1.2.1 to connect with your smart phone.  When you have an incoming call, the caller IDRead More…

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This watch tells you the time and saves your data, too

on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan just introduced their newest watch, the Kisai Upload Wood Memory Watch.  The front of the case and accents along the band are made of either dark sandalwood (with a blue LCD face) or maple (with a natural LCD face); the rest of the case, band, and clasp are stainless steel.  It also holdsRead More…

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#ad Cool alarm clocks that ensure you get out of bed every morning

on Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Chances are that your regular alarm clock isn’t doing its job because it’s just too easy to hit the snooze button over and over. But what if you couldn’t do that? Our friends at Faveable have compiled a list of really funky alarm clocks that will ensure that you get out of bed and have fun doingRead More…

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Here’s the perfect alarm clock for Star Trek fans

on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News, Watches, Clocks

The Star Trek Enterprise Projection Alarm Clock from ThinkGeek will make a perfect decoration on the night table of any Star Trek fan.  It’s more than a decoration, though.  This model of the Enterprise NCC-1701 is an alarm clock that can project the time onto the ceiling.  When the alarm rings, the nacelles light up.  ItRead More…

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Mouve M01 watch is a bold, automatic timepiece

on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Surveys may show that wristwatches are less popular than ever due to people carrying mobile phones, but I for one am glad they are still around. My favorite watch styles tend to be big, bold and heavy-duty. That’s why the Mouve M01 caught my eye. Currently in a crowdfunded Kickstarter campaign, the Mouve M01 features a 27-jewelRead More…

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Move through space and time with this Tokyoflash Japan watch

on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan‘s latest watch features a two-tone wood case and band.  The Kisai Space Digits watch features “a futuristic time display framed by a dual-layered laminated hardwood case.”  (The watch above is displaying 08:50.)  This watch has an alarm mode, an “always on” LCD display, and an electroluminescent backlight for nighttime viewing.  The natural wood isRead More…