Clocks

Want a Nixie tube clock but don’t like steampunk? No problem!

We’ve shown you several Nixie tube clocks, chess sets, and thermometers over the years, but they all were steampunk in style.  Many of them were also kits that you needed to assemble yourself.  ThinkGeek has two Nixie tube clocks from Nuvitron that don’t require assembly, and they aren’t steampunk.  Both clocks use new old-stock tubes …

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Electrohome Retro Alarm Clock Radio review

Getting out of bed in the morning isn’t easy for most people, especially if it’s a work day. Finding the right tools to help you wake up can mean the difference between a good morning and a grumpy one. The Retro Alarm Clock Radio from Electrohome is a small alarm clock that combines a cute …

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Ferrolic is a clock with hypnotically beautiful flowing numbers

The clock called Ferrolic by Dutch designer Zelf Koelman is like a lava lamp clock that does not emit light. The magnetic fluid (a black fluid with magnetic particles suspended in it) within an aluminum casing is attracted to the clock’s electromagnets to form the numbers. The best part is that it comes with software that is …

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Native Union DOCK for Apple Watch is your bedside alarm clock

The Native Union DOCK for the Apple Watch is a specially designed charging dock that will take advantage of a new feature in the new watchOS 2 software update for the Apple Watch that allows for horizontal display rotation. The DOCK will automatically transform your watch into a bedside alarm clock using the new nightstand …

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Electrohome’s Retro Clock Radio looks old school, but hides new school tech

The Electrohome Retro Clock Radio is styled after the alarm clocks that our grandparents kept on their nightstands. Remember the actual bells on top that rang when the alarm went off? The Electrohome Retro Clock Radio may look like those clocks of yesteryear, but that’s where the comparison ends. This clock has a digital display …

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AcuRite 18-inch Atomic Metal Copper Outdoor Clock with Thermometer review

We remodeled our basement living room about 5 years ago and continue to decorate it with framed pictures and other items. One thing Jeanne and I could not find was the perfect clock. She wanted something unique and I wanted something more traditional and easy to see. Since we couldn’t agree on one, we’ve settled …

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Homtime C1pro is an alarm clock, Bluetooth speaker, USB charging hub and more

Looking for a compact alarm clock for your bedside table?  The small clock in the above image is what you’re looking for and more.  In additon to being an alarm clock, the Homtime C1pro also acts as a charging hub for your mobile devices.  It has a 1A and a 2.1A port for charging phones …

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“Time” to reuse that iPhone 4

With the average smartphone lifespan of two years, there’s a good possibility you have an old iPhone or two shoved in a drawer or a box in the closet.  Consider pulling them out and recycling them into a very snazzy retro-style clock.  Cdock will turn your iPhone 4 or 4S into a sleek tabletop clock …

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Let the planets show you the time

This clock is designed to look like three planets orbiting a sun in a tiny solar system; it reminds me of the Emerald Observatory app for iPad that I wrote about years ago.  The clock face is rubberized, so it won’t scuff as the planets move around to show the time.  The planets look like …

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