watches

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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Watch3 – a design concept you can buy

Watch3 – a design concept you can buy

There have been hoards of new design concept watches lately, but only a few of them have been actual products you can buy. Most of them are just flights of fancy that look cool. Yanko Design has a watch called the Watch3 that looks like a concept with numbers printed on the back of a crystal that you can only really make out when the watch hand moves over them.

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Happy Hour Watch may be best gift ever for booze hounds

Happy Hour Watch may be best gift ever for booze hounds

I have been running across a bunch of strange and cool watches recently. The coolest, and most expensive, has to be the 4N watch that I ran across this week with mechanical operation and limited to only 16 pieces. A new watch today isn’t expensive and isn't handmade. The thing is called the Happy Hour Watch.

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4N analog watch looks digital and is very exclusive

4N analog watch looks digital and is very exclusive

Yesterday I talked about the cool Maze of Time concept watch that used different colors to show the time in digital numbers. The watch was cool, but it looks like a cheap hunk of junk next to the awesome N4 watch from French watch designer Francois Quentin.

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SlashGear Tokyoflash Giveaway!

SlashGear Tokyoflash Giveaway!

It's competition time again at SlashGear, and since we've had a few US-only giveaways recently we thought we'd throw open this latest one to readers worldwide. Tokyoflash have generously offered three watches from their distinctive line-up, and the winners will get to choose which model they prefer.

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Lurid retro Casio watches hit Tokyoflash

Lurid retro Casio watches hit Tokyoflash

If you're looking for distinctive watches then Tokyoflash is likely on your shortlist, and the company have just announced a few limited edition designs courtesy of Casio and Riki Watanabe.  The Casio range includes a re-release of their 80s Databank watches, only now in some eye-watering colors - together with the endearingly-chunky Casio Cubic Puzzle 3171 shown here.

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SeaHope take on Tokyoflash with touchscreen LED watch

If you thought these were Tokyoflash watches then hang your head in shame.  They’re actually the handiwork of fellow Japanese chronograph merchants SeaHope, and they differentiate their LED-encrusted designs by incorporating a discrete touchscreen.

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Orange UK releasing LG GD910 watch-phone on August 27th for £500 [Video]

Orange UK releasing LG GD910 watch-phone on August 27th for £500 [Video]

Orange UK have announced pricing for the LG GD910 touchscreen watch phone, the wrist-worn handset that went on sale in France earlier this month.  The handmade device will be priced at £500 ($826) and only available for a limited period; units will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Updated with video demo after the cut

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