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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 electroluminescent Read More…

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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’ll Read 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 ID Read 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 holds Read More…

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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 doing Read 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-jewel Read 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 is Read More…

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Wake to soothing chirps and tweets with the Bird Clock

on Friday, December 20th, 2013

Japanese design company &design have created a unique alarm clock that is shaped like a bird. The Bird Clock is made of wood and can be mounted on the wall or on the included base. The back has an LCD that displays the time, but the idea is that you just use the LCD to Read More…

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I’ve seen a lot of talk about a see-through smartphone – how about a see-through watch?

on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

If you weren’t one of the lucky people to win a Tokyoflash Japan watch in the recent contest here at The Gadgeteer, you can purchase yourself Tokyoflash’s newest, unique offering.  The face of the Kisai Spider Acetate is a transparent, slightly smoked acetate LCD panel that lets you see through to the skin beneath.  It Read More…

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Keep an eye on how much you’ve had to drink with this watch

on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan has issued a new version of their Kisai Intoxicated watch.  This version has a comfortable silicone band and ABS plastic case in your choice of black or white, but it still has a breathalyzer function that can give you an estimation of your intoxication and a Sobriety Game that tests your reflexes.  The watch Read More…

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Tokyoflash Japan introduces a wooden version of their Polygon watch

on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan has recently introduced some new watches with wooden cases and bands.  Their newest offering, the Kisai Polygon Wooden Watch, has a dark sandalwood case and a leather band.  The face is available in blue or mirror.  The watch displays the time and date on the “always on” LCD display; it also has an Read More…

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Happy Hour Timepieces remind you it’s happy hour somewhere

on Monday, November 25th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Happy Hour Timepieces celebrate happy hour, with each of their watches highlighting the 5 hour marker.  The Ish, for example has a slightly frosted mineral crystal that’s only clear “where it matters most”.  Instead of traditional hands, it marks the hours and minutes with their Splash graphic.  The screw-back case is made of brushed or Read More…

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Tokyoflash Japan adds an ePaper watch to their lineup

on Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan‘s watches usually have colorful faces, but their newest watch uses ePaper from eInk for the face.  The Kisai Rorschach brings to mind those Rorschach tests psychologists use.  The hour is displayed in the upper right, with its mirror image in the upper left.  The minutes are in the lower left and mirrored on Read More…

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Tell time in alien code with this Tokyoflash Japan watch

on Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

I believe this is the first watch I’ve seen from Tokyoflash Japan that has two time modes: regular and cryptic.  (Regular is stylized numerals and cryptic are those same numerals with the middle lines removed to give them an alien look.)  In addition to the two time modes, the Kisai Xtal LED Watch has a date Read More…

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Hale Dreamer is an Android alarm clock that lets you sleep more. Huh?

on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The main feature of every alarm clock is to wake you up, right? The Hale Dreamer Android Alarm Dock does that task, but it also gives you more hours to sleep because it makes sure you’re not disturbed in the middle of the night by phone calls or notifications to your smartphone. The included app Read More…

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This Kisai pulses like a quasar

on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The newest LCD watch from Tokyoflash Japan pulses like a quasar, which is probably why it’s called the Kisai Quasar.  The watch can be used in numbers mode (seen on the right) for easier decoding of the time, or it can be used in the pulsing, pattern mode (left).  The stainless steel case is available Read More…

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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 will Read More…

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Get in the Zone with this new watch from Tokyoflash Japan

on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The Zone Wood is the latest limited-edition watch from Tokyoflash Japan.  This watch has a wooden case and band available in your choice of red or dark sandalwood or maple.  Time is displayed as a “composition of stylized hexagons” on the black, blue, or purple face with electroluminescent backlighting.  In addition to the 12-hour time Read More…

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Time flies with Tokoyoflash Japan’s new turbine-style watch

on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Tokyoflash Japan‘s latest watch was “inspired by aviation and automotive themes; Kisai Blade features a custom made turbine-style lens beneath which digital tube LEDs rotate like a propellor to display the time in an easy to read way.”   The Blade’s case and strap are made of stainless steel in black, gold, or silver, and Read More…

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SpringBreak appeals to woodiphiles with their line of Maple wood wristwatchs

on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

We’ve seen wooden watches before from WeWOOD and Tokyoflash, but the wooden watches from SpringBreak Watches have them beat in at least one important way – affordability. SpringBreak also donates a portion of each sale to help fight childhood hunger in America. Each donation provides up to 10 meals to a child in need. The watches Read More…

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A watch that can tell you how drunk you are

on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

The new Kisai Intoxicated Breathalyzer Watch from Tokyoflash Japan has the normal watch functions: time, date, and alarm.  It also includes a breathalyzer function that can give you an estimation of your intoxication and a Sobriety Game that tests your reflexes.  The time has an always-on LCD and is shown in the negative spaces.  The Read More…

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The Quickindicator watch has the world’s quickest minute hand

on Monday, May 20th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

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 Read More…

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Tokyoflash wooden watches

on Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

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 Read More…

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An alarm to “Flip” over

on Friday, April 26th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

Chances are you have more alarm clocks than uses for them.  They’re on just about every mobile electronic device you own on top of what’s currently sitting at your bedside.  If you’re the type of person who doesn’t want to navigate a bunch of menus or slide the correct buttons just to wake up at Read More…

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If you think your Pebble smartwatch is ugly, Slickwraps has it covered

on Thursday, April 11th, 2013
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

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 Read More…