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Extend your Smart Phone with the Cookoo Watch

on Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The wristwatch seems to be making a comeback for smart phone owning geeks. Just last month the Pebble E-Paper Watch set a Kickstarter record when it reached 1 million dollars of funding in 28hrs. Now we have another smart phone extension watch looking for backing on Kickstarter. It’s the Cookoo, an Android and iOS compatible watchRead More…

Mutewatch – Muted Style

on Sunday, May 20th, 2012

While perhaps not the most stylish watch available, the Mutewatch comes with a touch sensitive screen, clock, alarm and time functions. Alarms can be set which vibrate rather than sounding and you have the choice between short and long vibration giving you discrete alarms. The Mutewatch also features a built-in motion sensor so that high levels ofRead More…

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Kerala Trance Binary Watch Review

on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The Kerala Trance watch immediately evoked that “whoa!” reaction from me when I first saw it–and that’s before seeing it lit up.  From the picture alone there was just something sleek and sexy about its simple design of steel on black.  Kerala Trance is the creation of the company  THE ONE, who have been creatingRead More…


Space Time LED Watch for Men or Women

on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Space Time Watch from Gadgets and Gear has a stainless steel case and a thick silicone band.  The mirrored face is blank until you press a button, then an animated display shows both the time and date.  The watch is available with a black band and red LED display or white with a blueRead More…

TokyoFlash Kisai On Air Acetate Touchscreen LCD Watch

on Friday, March 30th, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Sometimes watches from TokyoFlash can be a little “out there” and hard to read. The Kisai On Air Acetate touchscreen LCD watch however is a much simpler concept than normal.  We told you about the On Air with a stainless steel case and strap late last year.  Now they’ve introduced a version in acetate, whichRead More…

This is what the data graph will look like for your SleepTracker data.

SleepTracker Elite Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

SleepTracker Elite is the wear-at-night wristwatch that can monitor your sleep movements and help you ascertain how well or poorly you’re sleeping at night.  Time Magazine calls it the Invention of the Year.  I call it an interesting way to figure out why I’m such a grouch in the morning.  Simply put, it’s a wristRead More…

Google Android Watch

Google Android Watch Set

on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Just released on the Google Store, the Android Watch Set has been designed with Modify Watch so the watches are mixable and matchable.  Each set comes with two custom straps and a you get a choice of large watch face or small watch face.  Made of stainless steel with a polycarbonate casing they’re also water-resistantRead More…


Sony’s SmartWatch Accessory for Android Phones

on Friday, January 20th, 2012
Posted in: Android related, News

The SmartWatch is part of Sony‘s Smart Extras for their Xperia smartphones.  The SmartWatch connects to an Android phone via Bluetooth and shows you information about incoming calls, and lets you see emails, weather, Twitter and Facebook updates, and even the time.  You can even control music playback with the SmartWatch.  It has a clipRead More…


Modify Watches Review

on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

I still wear a wristwatch, but I’m part of a dying breed.  News articles suggest that the current generation has turned its back on the wearable timepiece in favor  of checking the time on a cellphone.  Modify Watches is offering wristwatches that are more a fashion statement than for the telling of time.  With multiple facesRead More…


Suunto Elementum Terra All Black Watch Review

on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

The All Black is ‘just…’ a new color scheme in the existing Sunnto Elementum Terra line. The all-black casing and negative display make for a stealthy (Stargate ;)) look, while retaining all the functionality of the Terra clan. I have always been tempted by Suunto’s luxury line of Elementum Terra watches but to be honestRead More…


Kisai On Air Touchscreen Watch

on Saturday, December 17th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

TokyoFlash Japan is introducing their fourth fan-inspired, limited-edition watch.  The Kisai On Air has a touchscreen face and a silver or black stainless steel case and strap.  It has a colored LCD display that’s always on, and a colored LED backlight that’s turned on with a touch.  Various color combinations are available for the LCDRead More…


Click Keypad Watch

on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

  Are you a retro computer geek (with big wrists)? Perhaps the Click Keypad Watch  available from Watchismo is for you. Based on a numeric keypad, blinking lights on the number keys are capable of  indicating both the time and date. It’s 40mm x 46mm x 10.5mm  (1.6′ x 1.8″ x .4″)  so not theRead More…


Greubel Forsey GMT – The Whole World in Your Hand

on Friday, November 4th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

With the Greubel Forsey GMT you have the whole World in your hand , well at least on your wrist. The lightweight titanium globe allows you to visualise not only the time but  also the position of day and night across different continents via the 24-hour ring around the equator while the caseband window symbolises theRead More…


Gaiam Strap-Free Touch Heart Rate Monitor – No Chest Strap Required

on Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The Gaiam Strap-Free Touch Heart Rate Monitor from Oregon Scientific does not require that you wear a chest strap or arm strap. It features a touch screen and uses ECG technology. Just place 1 or 2 fingers on the sensor to see your heart rate. In addition to displaying your heart rate, it has clock,Read More…

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Kidrobot for Swatch Watches

on Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Swatch has teamed up with Kidrobot, an art-driven toy and lifestyle brand, to create a series of eight Kidrobot for Swatch watches.  The watches are based on the unisex Gents model watch, and each watch comes with a coordinating Dunny, the bunny-like 3″ toy.  The eight artists who designed these watches are: Gary Baseman, Jeremyville,Read More…


Stauer Eremos Regulator Watch

on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Eremos watch from Stauer features a stainless steel case (42mm diameter, 12mm thick) and a leather band.  That’s where the similarity to regular watches ends.  The Eremos is a regulator watch, which is a timepiece based on the observatory clocks of the 1800s that were so precise because they separated the hour and minutesRead More…

Everything in the package

SpikenzieLabs Solder:Time Watch Kit Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Thursday, August 25th, 2011

I enjoy making stuff, and I love electronics, so I generally really like electronics kit projects. The SpikenzieLabs Solder:Time Watch Kit seems like a great option for someone like me. This is actually a hackable watch- they provide the source code and other info, as well as convenient pads on the circuit board to tap into.


Timex Ironman Global Trainer w/GPS Technology Review

on Sunday, August 7th, 2011

In my efforts to prepare for my wife’s 40th birthday wish of us running the DisneyWorld Marathon in January 2012, not only have I been training but looking for tech gadgets to help me do so more effectively and efficiently. The first in this gadget-fitness series was the Sennheiser/Adidas MX 680i Sports earbuds which continueRead More…


Would you pay $165,000 for this watch?

on Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Urwerk 202 Twin Turbine Hammerhead White Gold has to be one of the coolest wrist watches that I’ve seen in a long while. Time on the UR-202 is displayed using telescopic minute hands operating through the middle of three orbiting and revolving hour satellites. The UR-202 is the world’s first watch with the windingRead More…


You aren’t a real geek unless you solder your own watch

on Sunday, July 24th, 2011

The Solder : Time from Spikenzielabs is an easy to solder wristwatch kit that has a laser cut acrylic casing that allows you to see the internal PCB, electronic components and battery (CR2032). There’s a velcro wrist band included, but you can also wear it as a badge with optional badge clip. This looks likeRead More…


Vanity Mirror Watch from Gadgets and Gear

on Friday, June 24th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

If you like to always have a mirror at hand, perhaps one on your wrist will suffice.  The Vanity Mirror Watch from Gadgets and Gear looks like a polished mirror until you need to know the time.  Press a button on the watch to light up red LEDs that display the time.  The Vanity MirrorRead More…


iPod nano bands with serious GQ style

on Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Sure.  There are a few bands on the market for the 6th gen iPod nano.  OK, more than a few.  Many are similar: colorful silicone or resin strap with a fun, sporty style, like the iWatchz Q Collection reviewed by Julie a few months back.    But if you’re after something a bit less sportyRead More…


Subtly Display Your Geek Cred with the Cadence 4-Bit Chrono Watch

on Saturday, May 28th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Unlike the watches that display the time in a pattern of colored lights, the 4-Bit Chrono UTC Watch from the Cadence Watch Co. looks like a typical analog watch with date and chronograph functions.  The geekery is subtle in this one:  the hour markers are displayed in 4-bit code with the least significant bit toRead More…


CyberTrek Cool Watch

on Monday, April 18th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Gadgets and Gears has another of those artistic time pieces for our consideration.  The CyberTrek Cool Watch is made of a dark stainless steel and has an adjustable band.  A series of 12 blue LEDs mark the hours, 12 red LEDs mark five-minute intervals, and four lights in the center indicate 1 minute.  Press aRead More…


Timescape Sci-Fi Watch Gives Your Brain a Workout

on Friday, February 25th, 2011
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Gadgets and Gear has another interesting watch that’s as much art as it is timepiece.  The Timescape Sci-Fi Watch uses a series of LEDs to display the time on a grid on the black face.  Press a button, and the LEDs light up to show hours on the vertical bars and minutes on the horizontalRead More…