watches

Fossil Meta Watch, hackable timepiece visits FCC

Fossil Meta Watch, hackable timepiece visits FCC

The Fossil Meta Watch was first shown off by HP at an event back in March and later pegged for a July release. But it has since faced several delays, most recently pushed back to September 2 for Hong Kong, with a date for the US still uncertain. But today, the watch has passed through the FCC, which signals that the wait shouldn't be much longer.

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SlashGear Cadence 4-Bit Binary Watch Giveaway!

SlashGear Cadence 4-Bit Binary Watch Giveaway!

With more and more people using their cellphone to tell the time, a watch has to do something pretty special to earn a place on your wrist. Cadence has gone for the discretely-geeky market with its 4-Bit Binary Watch, pairing classically elegant design with binary notation instead of numbers, and we've got one to give away to a lucky SlashGear reader!

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MB&F HM3 ReBel timepiece channels bikers, James Dean, the filthy rich

MB&F HM3 ReBel timepiece channels bikers, James Dean, the filthy rich

We're used to bizarre timepieces from MB&F, and while the company's new HM3 ReBel - R for right (hand), B for Black (case) - timepiece may not rock the fey owl look, it's still pretty darn unusual. The "rebels" in this case are those who want to wear their watch on the right wrist, rather than the left; they also have to be well-heeled, since only 18 of the HM3 ReBel pieces will be made.

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Orbo Watch Takes Circular Face, E Ink, Tells All

Orbo Watch Takes Circular Face, E Ink, Tells All

We've got a soft spot for conceptual design in our collective hearts here at SlashGear, and when a bit of industrial design comes along so very close to production that they only need a little nudge to get out of the door, we can't resist. Especially when that design is brilliant to the level that this watch is. It appears to be analog until you realize what the hands are telling you - the hours, minutes, seconds, day, weather, and basically anything else you'd like, all of it in a cleverly fashionable design.

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HEX Releases Watch Band for iPod Nano Gen 6

HEX Releases Watch Band for iPod Nano Gen 6

Ohh! Pretty Colors! Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be any more iterations of the idea that the iPod Nano acting as a watch face, here comes along HEX with a super awesome (and super inexpensive!) version in not one, not two, but NINE different colors. This band has a "Pop-in, Pop-out" design that lets you toss your iPod Nano in and out of it with what we can only assume is ease, and majority of the watch being made of premium silicone. There's integrated control buttons and a fancy pattern around the edge so you'll be sporty and fully functional.

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TikTok and LunaTik iPod nano watch kit nears $1m in funding

TikTok and LunaTik iPod nano watch kit nears $1m in funding

iPod nano watches are perhaps one of the more surprising trends of 2010, and probably near the top of the list of those overwhelmed by their popularity are TikTok and LunaTik. Since project lead Scott Wilson put the multi-touch watch kits on fund crowd-sourcing site Kickstarter, he's raised almost $1m - well in excess of the $15,000 Wilson originally hoped for.

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Fossil watch concept uses Bluetooth to pull info from your smartphone

Fossil watch concept uses Bluetooth to pull info from your smartphone

Watches with Bluetooth inside that can show you data from your smartphone are nothing new. Most of the watches I have seen have been from lesser known brands though. Fossil is a well known brand of watch with some nice looking and stylish offerings that are generally affordable by the average geek.

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Solar Powered Watches Updated by Casio at ECO Product 2010

Solar Powered Watches Updated by Casio at ECO Product 2010

G-Shock! OCEANUS! Both intensely well-known watches, the G-version seeming to have somewhat of a resurgence over these past few hipster-laden years. The OCEANUS on the other hand was displayed proudly and at this years ECO Product, Casio having a stand with an exploded view inside the iconic watch to show off its solar powers! The solar panel is placed directly behind the watch face, the watch requiring only 6.3W of power to provide up to 860,000 watch movements - take a peek at the video!

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MB&F JwlryMachine is watch company’s oddest yet

MB&F JwlryMachine is watch company’s oddest yet

We're used to MB&F putting together bizarre watches, but they may have just tipped over the edge with this latest design.  The MB&F JwlryMachine takes the already unusual HM3 Frog as its starting point and then dresses it up as a particularly camp looking owl.

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Garmin Forerunner 410 and 210 GPS watches jog onto the scene

Garmin Forerunner 410 and 210 GPS watches jog onto the scene

Garmin has outed two new GPS watches, the Forerunner 410 and Forerunner 210, targeted at healthy people who step out from behind their computers once in a while.  The Garmin Forerunner 410 has a new "touch bezel" for easier use while running, and comes with a new heart monitor strap and wireless connectivity for transferring position and performance data when you're back home.

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Gunship watch is designed to look better as it gets beat up

Gunship watch is designed to look better as it gets beat up

Watches are something that many of us gave up long ago since we have a mobile phone with a clock on it with us just about everywhere. A new line of watches has surfaced from a company called Nixon that are very cool and makes me want to wear a watch again. The line is galled the Gunship collection has has four models.

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Dot Wristwatch Features LED Time Telling, More Bracelet Than Watch

Dot Wristwatch Features LED Time Telling, More Bracelet Than Watch

We're not sure when it happened, but apparently the move to make your wristwatch look more like a bracelet than, say, a watch is apparently taking off. This time around, it's the "Dot" wristwatch, utilizing LED technology to bring you the latest time without much effort at all. What makes it more bracelet than watch, too, is the fact that it's created from perforated rubber, and not some ridiculous amount of metal.

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