Tag Archives: Wrist Watch

Venture Watch Achieves Perfect Fit With Ratchet Belt Watch Strap

When it comes to wrist watches, they are, well, just wrist watches. But not every view it so, some, for example, has frustration over the fitment of the watch on the wrist and if you are experience this frustration, you can either settle for a velcro-type strap, or you could go with the Venture Watch. What makes Venture Watch stands out from the horde of affordable timepieces by independent watchmakers is, it has ratchet belt watch strap that offers a zip tie style of securing with no less than 20 sizing options. That’s like more than double the sizing options a traditional strap has to offer. Moreover, Venture Watch’s ratchet strap has an increment of just 4 mm, as compared to the more sparsely spaced traditional strap which is 6 mm in between slots. Continue reading Venture Watch Achieves Perfect Fit With Ratchet Belt Watch Strap

NIWA Miniaturized Nixie Tubes, Made A Cool Timepiece Out Of Them

Whether or not you are into retro stuff, I am pretty sure you will be intrigued by Nixie clock, and if you do, then I am sure you will be elated to know that the folks behind NIWA Nixie clock has perfected the art of miniaturizing Nixie tubes and fitting them into a wrist-worn timepiece. Yeap. You heard it right. Nixie Tube Watch is a thing now and you know what? It is huge, like literally, and so it is a good news for big watch lovers like yours truly. Coming in at a grand 55mm and available in a choice of polished or painted solid machined aluminum, the NIWA Nixie Tube Wrist Watch features real Nixie tubes to tell time, and boy, it is a sight to behold! Continue reading NIWA Miniaturized Nixie Tubes, Made A Cool Timepiece Out Of Them

Swiss Watchmaker Created 100% Swiss Watch Made From Real Swiss Cheese

Luxury watches made of exotics and precious materials are not uncommon, but one independent Swiss watchmaker, H. Moser & Cie, has taken exotic to a new level of high by using, wait for it… real Swiss cheese. Wait, what? Yes, freaking real Swiss cheese it is. The edible milk derivative as we know it, being used on a timepiece. I know it sounds a little insane, but rest assure that the Swiss Mad Watch by H. Moser & Cie is as real as you and me, and it is also one of the rare Swiss timepiece that can actually claim to be 100% Swiss (the first in the market, btw). Continue reading Swiss Watchmaker Created 100% Swiss Watch Made From Real Swiss Cheese

Nixon The Unit Boba Fett Limited Reissue Watch Lacks “Battle Scars”

Have you ever seen the infamous bounty hunter, Boba Fett, flick his wrist to check the time? No. He probably don’t even have a watch. Then how the hell did he keep to his schedule? Question, question, question. I guess we will never know and it probably doesn’t matter, but to you, his loyal fan, you need to tell time in this real world, and what better way then to do it with a digital timepiece (digital for the sci-fi touch, I guess?) decorated with a design inspired by one of the galaxy’s most feared bounty hunters, Nixon The Unit Boba Fett – Limited Reissue Wrist Watch? Continue reading Nixon The Unit Boba Fett Limited Reissue Watch Lacks “Battle Scars”

Gold HammerTone Is The Most Opulent G-SHOCK Yet In Both Looks And Price

Casio G-Shock watches are built rugged and never known to be exorbitantly priced. However, years ago, the Japanese watchmaker ventured into the premium timepiece market with MR-G series, with current models commanding anything from 2-3K but today, the brand celebrates two decades of MR-G by upping its premium status to a whole new level with the G-SHOCK MR-G Gold Hammer Tone Hybrid GPS Watch (MRGG1000HG-9A). Continue reading Gold HammerTone Is The Most Opulent G-SHOCK Yet In Both Looks And Price

Martian Watches’ New Smartwatch Puts Amazon Alexa On Your Wrist

Can’t get enough of Amazon Alexa? If so, mVoice Smartwatch by Martian Watches is the smart timepiece you want on your to-buy list. More so, if you have a thing for traditional wrist watch face because that’s what mVoice has on it. There’s no fancy digital display here, save for a narrow OLED display that spits out the essential information you need, and so you’d be experiencing the fashion statement a good’ol timepiece has to offer. But this ain’t no ordinary timepiece nor is it your run-of-the-mill smartwatch, Amazon Alexa is part of it too. Continue reading Martian Watches’ New Smartwatch Puts Amazon Alexa On Your Wrist

Grove’s Timepiece Brings Nature And Luxury Together With Wood And Gold

Looking for an uber-stylist watch that’s in touch with nature and somewhat luxury at the same time? Well, then you may be interested in the Special Edition Gold Watch (Round) from Portland, Oregon-based gadget accessories maker Grove. Yes. It is the same folks who are into all thing bamboo and wood. As you can expect from a company who’s meticulous in details, the Special Edition Gold Watch is no different. While wood-based watches aren’t the newest news, Grove’s iteration takes things up several notches by having the entire watch face in hand-sanded hardwood and the time-telling implements beneath, showing through a series if circular cut outs. Continue reading Grove’s Timepiece Brings Nature And Luxury Together With Wood And Gold

G-SHOCK Gets The Maharishi Treatment For The Fourth Time

We are witnessing a what could be a collaboration addiction between Casio G-SHOCK and UK-based pacifist military design label Maharishi. Yes. That Maharishi, again. Not that we are tired of the wonderful collaboration, but our wallets certainly won’t be too please because, not surprisingly, the resulting product, the G-SHOCK x Maharishi GDG1000MH-1A, is pretty tantalizing and this means, it beckons us to dish out exorbitant sum for it, well, as far as G-SHOCK goes, that is. And how much are we talking about? $850. Ouch. Continue reading G-SHOCK Gets The Maharishi Treatment For The Fourth Time

Redwood Tactical Watches Prove That Simplicity Is The Greatest Beauty

Once in a while, we come across affordable watches that look like they cost thousands and when that happens, it usually took us a while to reconcile. Like, really? Under 200 bucks for for this?Well, that ‘once in a while’ happens to be today when we picked up this hat tip from Redwood Watches. The product name, Redwood Tactical Watches, is as simple as the watch itself, which in it is a beauty itself. Looking much like the military watch prior all the gadgetry and gimmickry, Redwood Tactical Watches feature a ruggedized built with a simple rotating bezel that speaks volume. Ok, I know, it is just a rotating bezel, but that bezel is probably the single watch addition that makes a watch ‘multi-function’ while not making it look a rocket scientist gadget. Continue reading Redwood Tactical Watches Prove That Simplicity Is The Greatest Beauty

Robust Watch Crafted Entirely From Titanium Is Simply A Sight To Behold

There’s not much to talk about the Robusto Titanium Wrist Watch from Netherlands startup TiMe22 because it falls into the category known as “if it’s a beauty, it’s a beauty.” And so, yeah. When this hat tip arrived at our inbox, it has already won us over with its look. First of all, the entire watch is crafted with Grade 5 Titanium, a proven, robust material employed in aerospace industry for its strength and lightweight property. The result is a rugged watch without the awful rugged edges. It is offered in two models: an automatic model and a quartz variety. The former is powered by Swiss ETA Mecaline 2824-2 self-winding movement that boasts no less than 25 jewels, 28.800 vibrations per hour and ETACHRON regulator system, while the battery driven model’s clockwork is by Swiss ETA Normflatline 955.112 quartz movement with battery end-of-life display. Continue reading Robust Watch Crafted Entirely From Titanium Is Simply A Sight To Behold