watches

Sputnik Watch up for preorder at bargain $40

Sputnik Watch up for preorder at bargain $40

Usually if we're looking for a distinctive watch we head straight over to Tokyoflash, but Kibardindesign's Sputnik Watch is interesting enough to divert our attention.  Original a mere concept, it seems strong interest has encouraged the company to produce it, and it's currently up for preorder at a bargain $40.

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HP producing flexible watchphones for US army

HP producing flexible watchphones for US army

Watch-phones may teeter on the border between awesome and awful, but HP's latest project for the US military sounds like it might definitely fall into the former category.  The company is apparently creating a custom next-generation watch that has - inevitably - been internally nicknamed the "Dick Tracy watch", and will use a new flexible display that can show maps and other strategic information while on the battlefield.

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Ever Increasing Watch available to purchase at Yanko Design

Ever Increasing Watch available to purchase at Yanko Design

Apparently Yanko Design has found that while concept devices are cool, geeks will part with their money for watches that look like concepts that you can actually own. Lately there has been a rash of new watches on Yanko that you can purchase rather than the concepts we are used to seeing. Last week we spied the Avatar 1259B Watch that you could purchase for $159.

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Tokyo Flash launches Kisai Round Trip pocket watch

Tokyo Flash launches Kisai Round Trip pocket watch

Every time I hear the name Tokyoflash I automatically think about watches that you need an instruction book to tell time on. The latest offering from the company is the Kisai Round Trip Pocket watch and its case design reminds me a bit of the Kisai Escape C Bluetooth pendant we talked about back in February.

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Avatar 1259B Watch is more interesting than its name

Avatar 1259B Watch is more interesting than its name

You might be surprised to learn that the Avatar 1259C Watch isn’t made from unobtainium and doesn’t have James Cameron on the face with money spurting from his bum. The Avatar 1259C Watch is one of the strange watches that Yanko Design sells from time to time that you can actually buy.

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Zip Up time concept watch uses zippers to show time

Zip Up time concept watch uses zippers to show time

Every time I go pick up my son from school, I see this oddly dressed guy walking back and forth up the sidewalks along the road. The dude has these huge pants on with about a million zippers on them. Yanko Design has the perfect watch concept for this dude. The watch has four zippers on a leather band and no watch face.

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Casio G-Shock GW-3000B & GA-100 Review

Casio G-Shock GW-3000B & GA-100 Review

Casio's G-Shock watch line has a strong pedigree and an equally strong following, ranging from affordable models for those who simply want to pay a little and get a sturdy, shockproof timepiece all the way to more expensive, feature-packed models. We've two such extremes on the SlashGear testbench today: the gravity-shunning Casio G-Shock GW-3000 and the sub-$100 G-Shock GA-100. Check out the full review after the cut.

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Scope Watch is perfect for replicants

Scope Watch is perfect for replicants

Back in the day I watched Blade Runner with my dad and though that it was pretty cool, but I kept wondering where Han had parked the Millennium Falcon. I haven't seen that flick in years now despite it being one of the coolest sci fi films ever. If you are a big fan you may recall that interesting watch Harrison Ford wore.

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MB&F HM3 Frog watch looks dead sexy

MB&F HM3 Frog watch looks dead sexy

Watches are one of those items that can be cheap or they can be crazy expensive depending on who makes the watch and what sort of metal it's made from. A new watch called the HM3 Frog has been unveiled this week by a company named MB&F.

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Crazy Devon Tread 1 watch is $15K!

Crazy Devon Tread 1 watch is $15K!

There are two types of folks who wear watches I reckon, the type who just want to know what time it is and the type who want a status symbol. For the latter group a new watch has debut from a company called Devon.

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Crazy Instant Trend watch from Tokyoflash

Crazy Instant Trend watch from Tokyoflash

Sheesh, I can only imagine how hard a time I would have actually using the Instant Trend watch. Some days I am baffled by a watch with no markings at all, the thing doesn’t even have numbers in its extra geeky mode.

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1/4 watch can be yours for $85

1/4 watch can be yours for $85

Typically when we talk about watches that turn up on Yanko Design they are concepts that might be cool, but aren’t likely to make it to production so you can actually buy them. The Maze of Time watch is a good example of an interesting watch that you can’t buy.

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