The Quickindicator from Nord Zeitmachine promises it has the world’s quickest minute hand on a wrist watch. I’m not sure what the benefits of a quick minute hand are, but the watch does look very cool. These watches are made in Switzerland in a one-man shop. Daniel, the owner of Nord Zeitmachine, has a few [...]
Tokyoflash Japan has two new watches that reuse a couple of old face designs. The design change lies with the cases and bands. The Kisai Stencil watch (top) has a blue, red, or mirror LCD face with a maple wood case and white leather band or a sandalwood face and black leather band. The Kisai [...]
Did you order a Pebble smartwatch only to receive it and then realize that it’s less than stylish? No worries, Slickwraps is now offering a variety of skins/wraps for this device. There are currently 6 series of skins which include Metal, Leather, Wood, Glow in the Dark and more. Priced at $6.95 per pack, the [...]
If you travel often or deal with people in all corners of the world, knowing the local time can be a challenge… unless you have a Time Traveler watch from Watchismo. The watch uses 16 landmark buildings to mark the time in different countries. Big Ben for London, Eiffel Tower for Paris, Statue of Liberty [...]
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 demonstration [...]
After a long stretch of wearing mechanical, self-winding watches, I got the urge for a state-of-the-art timepiece. An international trip where I needed to keep track of multiple time-zones was the final straw. After a lot of research and window shopping, I decided on the Casio G-Shock G-Aviation Mutli-Mission Combi (MMC), the GW3500B-1A (#5173).
This watch from Tokyoflash Japan does more than just tell the time. Bars at the bottom and top of the face of the Kisai OTO watch flash to ambient sounds. (Oto means sound in Japanese.) The watch has a black-anodized aluminum case and strap with a stainless steel clasp. The face always displays the time, [...]
Tokyoflash Japan has issued another of their watches that seem to be as much a piece of art as a watch. The Kisai Adjust has 34 triangular LEDs that light up to display the time in either 12- or 24-hour format. You can toggle through six colors for the time display (blue, red, green, cyan, [...]
Just in time for the annual Christmas special and Dr Who’s 50th Anniversary comes the Doctor Who Watch from Gadgets and Gear. With sonic screwdriver hands and the famous TARDIS flying around the vortex (from the opening credits), this official piece of merchandise with a special Dr. Who gift box will set you back $49.95.
The Sprout Watches company makes “eco-friendly timepieces” for women (top row), men (middle row), and children (bottom row). They remind me a bit of Swatch watches, and they have lots of different styles with simple, utilitarian faces, fun faces, or chronograph functions and in neutral colors to bright, colorful designs. What sets Sprout watches apart [...]
Ok, TIME-IT watches aren’t really for superheroes, but Wonder Woman’s bracelets are the first things that popped in my mind when I saw these snap on style time pieces. Available in 11 colors, the TIME-IT watch features snap-curl band and rows of numbered LEDs that light up to show the hour and minute. Priced at €59, [...]
Phosphor has released quite a few watches over the past few years, including the recently reviewed World Time Sport Watch. Today we’re going to look at one of the original fully-digital models, the Phosphor E-Ink Digital Hour Watch with Black Polyurethane Band. Functionally, it’s identical to the stainless steel version but with a flexible, sporty strap.
This new watch from Tokyoflash Japan seems even harder to read than normal, for me at least. The Kisai Polygon is the newest offering, and it, like most of their watches, has a stainless steel case and clasp and an adjustable stainless band. The watch is available in black or silver-colored, and faces are available in [...]
If you’re still changing the settings on your alarm clock with buttons and switches, then you need to elevate your gadget game by checking out the ivee Flex Voice Controlled Talking Alarm Clock Radio. ivee can listen and then respond to your commands so that you’ll never need to fumble around trying to find the snooze [...]
Tokyoflash Japan has a new watch for us, the Kisai Maru. Maru means circle in Japanese, and the Maru displays time in an always-on LCD circle. The inner marker on the display shows the hour, and the outer marker shows the minutes. It also has an electroluminescent backlight so you can see the display at [...]
Tokyoflash Japan has added the Kisai Maze watch to their collection of unusual LCD watches. The Maze has a stainless steel case an buckle; it’s available in black or silver with your choice of blue, green, red, or mirrored display. All models have an electroluminescent backlight, adjustable band, and use a standard CR2025 battery that [...]
It’s that time of the year, when high school juniors and seniors start standardized testing for college admissions. There’s a long list of what you can and can’t bring into the testing room, and watches for keeping track of testing times are one of the few allowed things. My daughter grew up in the digital [...]
Tokyoflash Japan is famous around these parts for their unusual watches, and they’ve just introduced a new one. The Kisai Logo is a stainless steel watch with acetate accents in your choice of black, white, or the very limited-edition blue woodgrain. The watch has mirrored LCD face with EL backlighting. In addition to the time, the [...]
The Devon Works Tread watch is a steampunk fan’s dream timepiece. Created in Los Angeles, California by founder Scott Devon, the Tread features a bolted brass casing and an aeronautically engineered mechanical conveyor belt time system that uses four internal 2-micron thin belts that spin within the case to display the time. The watch is powered by a lithium polymer [...]