SlashGear's Tokyoflash Radio Active Giveaway ended yesterday, and we now know the three winners. Taking away first prize - a limited-availability Radio Active Active Reactor watch, no longer officially on sale - is Kathy Schreiber; our two runners-up got to pick a timepiece from the current Tokyoflash catalog. M.J. Coward, our first runner-up, selected the Pimp Star Performer IP Black, while our second, Andrea Woodworth, chose the Nekura Progression.
Congratulations to all three winners, and thanks again to Tokyoflash for sponsoring this giveaway!
LG have confirmed that their 3G cellphone watch, the LG GD910, is going into production. The concept was originally demonstrated as a concept at CES 2008 in January, but will be among the products on-show by the company at CES 2009 next month. In addition to 7.2 Mbps HSDPA compatibility, the GD910 has a 1.43-inch touchscreen and a front-mounted camera for video calls or still/video capture.
The Sleek Audio and Plantronics Giveaways may be closed to new entries - we'll be announcing the winners later on today - but that doesn't mean there are no more opportunities to win prizes. Tokyoflash have given us a piece of history from their watch museum, in the shape of the classic Radio Active Active Reactor. No longer available to buy, we're giving one reader the opportunity to win what's perhaps the most iconic timepiece Tokyoflash have produced. In addition, a further two people will win their choice of watch from the current Tokyoflash collection.
Find out how to enter after the cut!
Distinctive, beautiful and just plain strange, the Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical is the brainchild of Vianney Halter and the engineering masterpiece of the DMC Group's Jean-François Ruchonnet. A wrist-watch built around a winch-driven chain fusee movement, it has a tiny 450 link chain and nickel silver drums; altogether there are 1,352 separate components.
We're used to Tokyoflash watches being huge slabs of blinking stainless steel, and attempting to transplant a little of the Japanese skyline onto our wrist. That's why this new Waku watch from the company is such a surprise - almost subtle, even - with its minimal metal and neat punctured-leather finish.
Too many over the edge digital spy gadgets we’ve seen; but this one is kickin’ it old school, an analog wristwatch with full-feature digital video camera that is capable of capturing both images and sounds.
A cell phone to me is a technology based electronic devices that hold no collective value compares to a sentiment item like a mechanical watch. I couldn’t see any value in a blinged-out handheld covered in gold or showered in diamonds. The connection fails as soon as the next technology rolls in with a bigger LCD screen, storage space or supports a faster communication protocol. But the Canadian has a unique way of making luxury cell phone worth more than its monetary value.
Tokyoflash have announced another watch, and it seems the readout on the Ni is so confusing that they've actually had to annotate the LEDs. Rows of lights are embedded into the horizontally-grooved stainless steel case, and at the touch of a button the LEDs illuminate in turn from top to bottom to let you add up exactly what time it is.