The mention of Sony and timepiece may evoke the idea of smartwatches, but the Sony FES Watch U is NOT a smartwatch. It is the first fashion watch from Sony. This being a product of Sony means that, despite it not being a smartwatch, it is not your ordinary wrist watch. It is the first of its kind in the market to utilize e-Paper technology that allows you to change the design of the watch at the touch of a button. Sony FES Watch U is conceived with the aim of marrying fashion and technology in a way that it will let people express themselves “in the most individual way.” Continue reading Sony Has A Wrist Watch That Isn’t A Smartwatch. It Is A Digital Fashion
Well, you have heard and seen wooden watches. Now meet one that is powered by a wooden circuit board. TBH, I never thought it was possible, but here it is, Telhart, the world’s first wooden circuit board wrist watch. Telhart is created by a San Francisco product design company by the same name and it boasts an all-wood circuit board that is hand-cut from premium treated American redwood in Telhart’s San Francisco design studio. Continue reading Meet The World’s First Wrist Watch To Sport A Wooden Circuit Board
Italian watchmaker Meccaniche Veneziane has launched its first Swiss Made GMT watch, Nereide GMT Dive Watch, featuring the watchmaker’s characteristic design and a new complication powered by ETA 2893-2 Swiss Movement. Yup. It’s GMT and it is a dive watch! So freaking cool! Clearly, it is the timepiece both watch aficionados and avid divers love because, the watch’s 15,000 euro campaign goal on Kickstarter is met in 30 seconds! Holy mother… that was super fast and it shows no sign of stopping; it is 2,000 percent funded in under 180 minutes. Continue reading How The Heck This Dive Watch Got 2,000 Percent Funded In 180 Minutes?
Nixoid and Glower are Nixie Tube wristwatches and they are definitely not the first. Coming from Ukrainian watchmaker Handcrafted Workshop, these super cool timepieces use symbol tubed IN-16 and IV-9 to display time. Mind you, though, the tubes aren’t just any Nixie tube. They are made in the USSR for military applications, pulled from old military warehouses. These tubes have thick glass and are said to very resistant to vibrations, and hence they are very suited for wrist watch application. Here’s the details of the Nixoid model, straight from the horse’s mouth: Continue reading New Entrants To The Nixie Tube Wrist Watch Market Uses USSR Mil-Spec Tubes
Thinking of migrating to the Mars? Well, if so, this is the wrist watch to help you keep tab of the time while you are on the Red Planet, or be in the know of the time on Mars as you wait for your rocket ship to be ready to take you to the new planet you call home. Created by Russian watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin, the Mars Conqueror is a timepiece meticulously crafted to tell the local time on Mars, plus the position of the Red Planet relative to Earth. Though we are not sure how it will stand up to zero gravity condition. Continue reading Konstantin Chaykin Mars Conqueror Watch Lets You In On The Time On Mars
To mark the return Formula 1 to France, luxury watchmaker and official watch partner of the Renault Sport Formula One Team, Bell & Ross, has introduced a new Vintage model. Designated Bell & Ross Vintage BR V2-94 R.S.18, it bears some similarities to the Bell & Ross x Renault Sport Formula One BR-X1 RS17 which was auctioned off last year at a charity event. Continue reading Bell & Ross Celebrates French Grand Prix With Vintage BR V2-94 R.S.18
50 years ago, Ford GT 40 with its orange and blue livery of Gulf Oil claimed its first victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fast forward today, luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer, who happens to be a partner of Gulf, celebrates the achievement made five decades ago with the TAG Heuer Formula 1 Gulf Special Edition, featuring the legendary orange and blue colors of Gulf Oil. Continue reading TAG Heuer Celebrates 24 Of Le Mans With Formula 1 Gulf Wrist Watch
Cars are not the only things Porsche is turning out to mark its 70 years of sports car in 2018. There is at least one non-car thing. Though so, it is one that is no less closely related to Porsche’s automobile. This celebratory product is the 1919 Datetimer 70Y Sports Car Limited Edition timepiece. Yes, it is a wrist watch, but not just any wrist watch. Continue reading Porsche Celebrates 70 Years With A Timepiece That Pays Homage To The 356
Bell & Ross is best known for making square hip again and now, it is probably going to be known as the watchmaker that makes a skull laugh, like literally. Meet the BR01 Laughing Skull Watch, the latest BR series watch that features a dial face of a skull that laughs. OK. Maybe just visually. It does not chuckle like the Crypt Keeper, which is actually a good thing cos’ you don’t want to creep yourself or anyone out. Also, it won’t randomly laugh; the moveable jaw of the skull only moves, revealing a sneak of its inner workings ever so slightly, when you dial the crown. Continue reading Bell & Ross BR01 Laughing Skull Watch Really Has A Skull That Laughs!
Despite the proliferation of smartwatches, the fictional tech from 70-ish years ago has never been realized. Yes. We are talking about the world’s most famous Dick’s two-way radio communication watch. OK. It is not actually the first “Official Dick Tracy Watch.” This is in fact the second iteration. Back in 2016, two brothers, armed with exclusive worldwide rights, had created one, but back then, the watch just look like Dick Tracy’s timepiece. Continue reading Holy Molly! There Is Going To Be An Official, Functional Dick Tracy Watch!