watches

Epson introduces world’s lightest GPS watch

Epson introduces world’s lightest GPS watch

Epson may be known more for its printers, but it's now taking a stab at watches and not just any old timepiece---it's debuting the world's lightest GPS sports watch. Well, Epson is a subsidiary of Seiko, so it's still not too far of a stretch.

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Suunto Ambit GPS watch touts heart rate monitor

Suunto Ambit GPS watch touts heart rate monitor

Finnish watch maker Suunto recently announced its latest GPS-enabled watch called the Ambit. The Ambit is designed to help athletes with training and outdoor adventure. It provides a host of tools, including GPS navigation with 3D Compass, altimeter, barometric sensor, and a heart rate monitor.

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Sony XPERIA SmartWatch hands-on

Sony XPERIA SmartWatch hands-on

This isn't Sony's first watch running Android OS, and it definitely shows it. There are many improvements in Sony's XPERIA SmartWarch over the former Sony LiveView - most noticeably the fully featured touchscreen display. The LiveView had side gestures instead. The SmartWatch has retained the underneath clip, and still connects syncs with your phone through Bluetooth.

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World Time Sport E Ink digital watch introduced by Phosphor

World Time Sport E Ink digital watch introduced by Phosphor

Phosphor's delivered us E Ink watches before, by way of the World Time Curved E Ink Watch. But this time, they're giving us the latest and greatest, the E Ink World Time Sport, which introduces a state-of-the-art button-free touch interface that allows the user to switch modes with a simple swipe across the case. The new World Time Sport also boasts a high-contrast E Ink display that is naturally a piece of cake to read in sunlight, much like the screen of the Kindle and other E Ink e-readers.

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WIMM One Developer Kit Review

WIMM One Developer Kit Review

The WIMM One has a worthy ambition: shifting information from your smartphone screen to your wrist, and allowing you to get on with life rather than pulling your phone from your pocket every thirty seconds. To do that, WIMM's smart watch harnesses Android, a high-tech display and more sensors than you'd expect from the standard Rolex or Omega. The company also has its eye on smart watch world domination, with enthusiastic plans for third-party developers and hardware manufacturers. The WIMM One Developer Kit is the first step in that journey; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Seven brings concept watch to life

Tokyoflash Kisai Seven brings concept watch to life

Tokyoflash has revealed its latest unusual timepiece, the Kisai Seven, but rather than come from the oddball drawing boards of the company's Japanese designers, it's actually the handiwork of a fan. UK designer Scott Galloway turned to Tron for his initial inspiration, submitting the concentric circle design as a fan concept last year; little did he know, Tokyoflash would decide to manufacture it.

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TAG Heuer Mikrotimer, the fastest chronograph watch ever made

TAG Heuer Mikrotimer, the fastest chronograph watch ever made

The TAG Heuer Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Concept watch is being touted as the fastest chronograph watch ever made. The mechanisms inside are so advanced and finely tuned that it can track time down to 1/1000th of a second, which is 300 times faster than a human blink. To see the watch in action, continue after the cut for the demo video.

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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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