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Withings Activité hides an activity tracker in a classy watch

on Saturday, June 28th, 2014

I’m a big fan of Withings health and fitness gadgets. I have reviewed their wireless body scale, their wireless blood pressure monitor and their Pulse activity trackers. Their newest fitness gadget is the Activité activity tracking watch which pairs a Swiss-made movement with a fashionable design. It features a stainless steel case and a fineRead More…


The latest Tokyoflash Japan watch is quite a Rogue

on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Kisai Rogue Touch Silicone is the latest limited-edition watch from Tokyoflash Japan.  This watch has a silicone housing and band, and LCD always-on display, and an LED backlight.  It displays dual time zones, and it has date, alarm, and animation functions, too.  Use the touchscreen to change modes.  It’s available with a black orRead More…


The epill Cadex Platinum medication alarm watch for women

on Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Although epill also makes medication alarm watches in unisex and in children’s models, this Cadex Platinum watch is designed for women.  The watch has a silver case and a stretchy band with silver-colored beads for a dressier look.  You can set up to 12 alarms to remind you to take medication, perform medical tests, orRead More…


Papago GoWatch 770 review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

I’ve never been much of a fan of watches. I’d either lose them, break them, or forget to wear them. Then cell phones came along, further denying my need for a time keeping device. However, I came upon a change of heart when I started coaching tennis. The girls would ask me what time itRead More…


Tokyoflash Japan introduces the Kisai Console Acetate White watch in very limited quantities

on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

If you collect Tokyoflash Japan’s watches, you’ll need to act quickly to get one of their new Kisai Console Acetate White watches.  They have a steel case, white acetate band, and a black mineral crystal lens and “sub-surface” LEDs.  You can turn on an LED animation for extra interest, if desired.  The watch uses rechargeableRead More…


Time for pew pew pew

on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

ThinkGeek is currently taking preorders for their Asteroids-inspired Classic Arcade Wristwatch.  Despite looking just like an old school arcade cabinet, complete with mini joystick, a majority of the watch is purely decorative.  Sad trombone.  The face features space rocks of different sizes for the hour and minutes hands and a space ship seconds hand.  TheRead More…


Citizen AO9030-05E Eco-Drive Avion watch review

on Monday, December 16th, 2013

We have featured quite a few time pieces here on the Gadgeteer, including smart watches and funky Japanese watches with unusual displays. Those styles of watches may be unique and packed with features, but if your idea of the perfect wrist watch is more old school, you should check out the Avion from Citizen. TheRead More…


This new watch from Tokyoflash Japan has a hardwood case

on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Kisai Console Wood is the latest watch from Tokyoflash Japan.  It has a USB-rechargeable battery inside, and it’s display is reminiscent of the console displays in the Starship Enterprise.  Blinking lights on the display indicate the time, and you can turn on an animation sequence for extra interest.  The case is made of red sandalwoodRead More…


Keep track of your life, literally, with the Tikker wrist watch

By: Ryan Chapman
on Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Tick, tock. Time passes so fast that sometimes we forget to live and have fun and instead get caught up in work, grumpy moods, and wasting time doing nothing. In comes the Tikker wrist watch, a Kickstarter project. After filling out a short questionnaire, subtracting your age, and entering it into the watch, you willRead More…


Keep time and the score with the ScoreBand

on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

There are a lot of choices in watches today.  You can choose a simple watch or you can choose a tiny computer that you wear on your wrist.  The problem with the tiny computers is that they are expensive and something you probably don’t want to wear while engaging in sports because of the potentialRead More…


TomTom puts GPS tech into 2 new fitness watches

on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

The popularity of fitness bands and watches is currently at an all time high. Everyone wants to know how they measure up with their daily step count, running distance, and other health stats. One of the newest fitness watches to show up on the scene is from what I thought was an unlikely company –Read More…


Now time does the Neutron Dance

on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan has introduced a new watch that looks like something that Al would have worn on Quantum Leap.  The Kisai Neutron watch has “sub-surface” LED bars that display the time by either pulsing through the four digits and colon or by having them roll up and off the display.  The lights can be setRead More…

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The Kreyos Meteor smartwatch is a meteor that fits on your wrist

on Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Over the last year or so, the fabled Dick Tracy or smartwatch has gone from comic books and Sci-Fi fantasy to a working reality. With several products on the market and more rumored to be on the way, the Kreyos Meteor is aiming to knock its competitors out of orbit. The Kreyos Meteor, although similarRead More…


Citizen Men’s CA0467-11H Eco-Drive Primo Chronograph Watch review

on Sunday, June 9th, 2013

With only one week left until Father’s Day, I’m sure a lot of you are still scrambling to try to find the perfect gift for your dear old Dad. How about a very snazzy watch? Citizen sent me one of their latest Eco-Drive watches – the CA0467-11H Eco-Drive Primo Chronograph Watch to be exact to try out.Read More…


EmoPulse – Taking the smartwatch to the next level

on Friday, May 31st, 2013

The EmoPulse Smile is a futuristic bracelet watch that is currently seeking $300,000 in funding as an indiegogo project. The Smile (strange name…) features a flexible color touchscreen display, 4G LTE connectivity that can be used as a standalone phone, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, NFC, FM Radio, Thunderbolt, GPS, wireless charging, 3 cameras, 7Read More…


Mio Alpha Heart Rate Watch review

on Thursday, April 18th, 2013

No one would ever mistake me for an athlete; nevertheless, I was intrigued by the Mio Alpha Heart Rate wrist watch from Mio Global because I’ve been attempting to get in better shape.  Anything to help me prolong my  life is a good thing, and in conjunction with my Fitbit and Aria devices, I figuredRead More…


X marks the spot with the Kisai X watch from Tokyoflash

on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The latest watch from Tokyoflash is the Kisai X, with a time-display method inspired by cryptography.  The watch has a stainless steel band and case in your choice of black or natural silver tone, and the LED display is available in blue, green, or red.  It has time (12 or 24 hour), date, alarm, and demonstrationRead More…


Basis brings style and fitness into a single watch

By: Ryan Chapman
on Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Keeping track of your overall fitness normally involves pesky pedometers and uncomfortable chest straps. But these do not cover everything, and its your responsibility to put the information together. Basis has come up with a watch that incorporates a pedometer, heart rate monitor, sleep tracker, and more. The Basis band collects and analyzes your dataRead More…


COOKOO Bluetooth watch review

on Friday, February 15th, 2013

Do you like to always stay connected, but your phone is always in your jacket or bag? Then take a look at the COOKOO watch – a project originally funded on Kickstarter by Peter Hauser. The COOKOO watch is a smart looking and useful watch that always stays connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth 4.0,Read More…


i’m Watch smartwatch review

on Friday, January 11th, 2013

The i’m Watch from Italian based i’m is not only a wrist watch that will display the time of day, it’s actually an Android smartwatch companion for your Bluetooth enabled iPhone or Android based smartphone. In addition to performing as a speakerphone, it can even run its own apps. Let’s give it a spin.


Polar RCX5 Run Multisport Training Watch review

on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

For those runners, cyclists, swimmers, triathletes, and pure over-the-top endurance athletes, Polar has always been a name associated with tech-gear engineered to help you train better, smarter, faster. While I look around my spinning class, a healthy percentage of participants wear Polar gear. The same can be said about my running click. The RCX5 multisportRead More…


Celebrate the discovery of the God Particle with a new watch

on Monday, November 5th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Higgs Boson Watch from Gadgets and Gear is said to have a design that “displays what is believed to be evidence of the Higgs boson decaying into other bosons during a collision.”  The watch has a Japanese Quartz movement, an imitation leather band.  and a 1-year warranty.  You can pre-order it now for $39.95.Read More…

Tokyoflash X-Con – Cop This

on Saturday, September 8th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The X-Con on the Tokyoflash blog page is a concept watch designed to look just like a handcuff and comes complete with a key to open and close the clasp. The time is displayed along the length of the cuff and a touch sensitive area can be used to swap between time and date mode. ThisRead More…


Romain Jerome Limited Edition PAC-MAN Watch

on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Who else wants to admit that they spend hours and hours playing PAC-MAN in a dingy video arcade?  Well, it’s time to relive those youthful days.  Romain Jerome has released the PAC-MAN series. The watch case itself is made of steel and is 46mm wide. The case is black coated with polished and sandblasted surfaces. TheRead More…


Storm Trilogy Watch: 3 Time Zones on 2 Levels

on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Posted in: Watches, Clocks seems to carry nothing but awesome and ultra cool geeky watches.  The Storm trilogy watch series is named for the three distinct areas for telling time (or keeping track of three time zones).  The top level is a standard dial with hour, minute, and second hands, but the lower level is where it getsRead More…