Strap a Time-Telling Spaceship To Your Wrist

While the majority of wristwatches come with circular faces, De Bethune's unorthodox new Dream Watch 5 looks like it was inspired by one of Starfleet's spacecraft, and no one will ever mistake it for boring old round-faced Rolex. Read More >>

Christophe Claret's Latest Watch Lets You Kill Time By Playing Poker

Christophe Claret's first foray into the seedy world of wristworn gambling was the Blackjack 21 that let deep-pocketed watch aficionados pretend to squander away even more of their fortunes. That was followed by a Baccarat model, and now the company is introducing an even more complicated model that lets up to three players enjoy a quick game of Texas Hold'em Poker. Read More >>

It's Amazing How Much Retouching Goes Into Even a Rolex Photo

We know how extreme photo retouching can get when human bodies are the focus. But what about when the subject is an inanimate object? This time-lapse shows the insane levels of doting that go into make a Rolex watch look its absolute best. Read More >>

A Flash Drive Watch That Always Knows the Time and Available Storage

Even with wireless networks and cloud storage services like Dropbox, there's still a place in this day and age for manually sharing files on a flash drive. And to ensure you've always got one on hand for an emergency file transfer, the silicone Verb watch features four gigs of storage built into a simple but stylish timepiece. Read More >>

Casio's Sporty Bluetooth Watch Lets You Glimpse Your Fitness App Stats

Smartwatches might seem like a recent fad, but countless companies have been trying to improve your wearable electronics for well over a decade. Including Casio, who were one of the first to integrate a Bluetooth connection into its watches letting it mirror notifications from your smartphone. And the company's latest model, the STB-1000, is even designed to double as a fitness tracker, piggybacking on your smartphone's existing motion sensors. Read More >>

Pebble Steel Brings Some Sophisticated Style to the Smartwatch Scene

There's only really one smartwatch worth its salt (bow your heads in shame Sony and Samsung) and that's the Pebble. If its Fisher Price toy-like looks have put you off in the past, Pebble has heard your cries and gone back to the drawing board. It's just revealed the super-sleek Pebble Steel, a refined, fashion-conscious revision of its original smartwatch design. Read More >>

Pebble Smartwatch Appstore is on the Way

What's a mobile phone without an app store? Not much, that's what. The same principle applies to smartwatches too. Noting this, Pebble has announced that it will soon be launching its own app store, looking to tap into the ideas of third party developers in order to squeeze more functionality out of the e-ink wristwatch. Read More >>

NASA-Developed Moonglow Material Keeps This Watch Glowing All Night

A built-in battery-powered light is the easiest way to check the time on your watch in the middle of the night. But what if your watch doesn't have a battery? Read More >>

Tokyoflash Kisai Spider Acetate Watch Makes a Web Out of Time and Your Punctuality

With its transparent display, multi-coloured LEDs and chunky white frame, Tokyoflash's latest wristwatch-come-mind bender, the Kisai Spider Acetate, looks cool, even if it's almost useless as an actual timepiece. Read More >>

World's Thinnest Mechanical Watch is as Thick as Two Stacked Coins

You don't think it's only laptop, tablet, and smartphone designers that go the extra mile to make their devices thinner and thinner do you? Watch makers are constantly battling each other for the same notoriety, and now Piaget has reclaimed the title of 'world's thinnest mechanical watch' with its new Altiplano 38mm 900P that measures in at 3.65mm—making it thinner than many digital alternatives. Read More >>

The First Watch to Climb Mount Everest

As a watch is handed down from generation to generation, the stories behind its life make it more and more valuable. And as far as past lives go, this Rolex, currently on display at the Beyer Watch and Clock Museum in Zürich, Switzerland, could top them all. It accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary on one of the most famous expeditions of all time—to the top of the world. Read More >>

It's Always 10:10 in Watch Ads

It's always 10:10 in watch ads, as this video shows. What the hell?
According to the New York Times, it's all a matter of aesthetics: it's nicely symmetrical, it shows off both hands, and, importantly, it means the watch's logo is never obscured. It also looks kind of like a smile, but we're less convinced by that argument. [YouTube] Read More >>

Nike Rumours Suggest Full-Power Smartwatch is in Development

Sportswear king Nike already has some relatively clever watches, what with its Nike+ Sportwatch doing a decent job of tracking workouts via GPS and delivering motivational messages such as "You crushed it" to users. But it may have a proper, app-friendly smartwatch in the pipeline, too. Read More >>

Everything Except the Hands Move on This Dizzying Watch

Typically it's a watch's hour and minute hands that make the journey around the face every day. But on Mykonos Design's innovative Visus watch, they're both parked at the quarter after mark—except that's not how you read it. The numbers indicating the hours, minutes, and seconds are instead constantly spinning, forcing you to adjust how you read the time. Read More >>

Qualcomm Toq Screen Tech on Sale Inside the Appscomm Fashioncomm A1

Imagine that. Imagine, when someone sees your exciting and chunky new smartwatch, saying it's called the Appscomm Fashioncomm A1. As well as sounding like something teleported forward in time from the year 2002, the A1 marks the appearance of some of the Qualcomm Toq hardware out there in the field. Read More >>

Tokyoflash Kisai Rorschach Watch Turns Telling the Time Into a Psych Evaluation

Tokyoflash, purveyors of wristwatches so cryptic as to make your time keeping abilities more rather than less tardy, are back with the Kisai Rorschach, an e-paper watch that would require a psychology doctorate in order to read. Read More >>


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