• Glance Clock keeps your life together with subtle yet vibrant notifications

    There’s something intriguing about low-fi solutions to high-tech problems and the Glance Clock is no exception. In today’s world, a missed Uber can be the difference between a confidence-inducing 5.0 rider rating and a clearly shameful 4.8. Glance Clock, a smart clock that launched at TechCrunch’s hardware battlefield in Las Vegas, looks more analog than digital at first… Read More

  • Today is a clock that reminds you to slow down Crunch Network

    Today is a clock that reminds you to slow down

    Scott Thrift takes the long view on things. The Brooklyn-based artist has been making crazy clocks for most of this decade, starting out with the incredible ThePresent seasons clock and culminating in something he’s calling Today. His Kickstarter project for the new clock has already blown past its goal and he’s excited to bring his unique brand of time-telling to our daily lives. Read More

  • Victorinox Announces The INOX Cybertool, A Clip-On Smartwatch

    Victorinox Announces The INOX Cybertool, A Clip-On Smartwatch

    If you need to turn your dumb watch into a smartwatch and don’t mind a parasitic ring of plastic attached to your analog timepiece, then Victorinox and Acer have you covered. The Cybertool offers multiple timezone displays, activity monitoring, and call and message notifications that appear on the ring around the watch. A Help function transmits your current GPS coordinates to a… Read More

  • Printed Clock Doesn't Quite Work But Is Amazing Anyway

    This wild printable clock doesn’t have a working escapement yet (that’s in the works) but it does prove that you can build complex mechanical objects using MakerBots. Read More

  • Fullspot O Clock Watch

    Here are some nice looking and very inexpensive Italian watches from Fullspot. Certainly designer, certainly fashion-ey, certainly the opposite of most of what you have in your collection. But actually quite fun. How cheap? Not really sure to be honest as there seems to be two prices. The brand’s US site wants $36 per watch, while the Fullspot’s Italian site (both have… Read More

  • Altaz Internet Clock: Fun For All (Well, Really One)

    If you’re the kind of guy who can’t afford a Chumby, Altaz has a deal for you. This $99 device “doubles as a photo frame” and is a clock radio with some basic picture frame functionality built-in along with 802.11g for the weather feed. Obviously you can’t make your own apps for it, but whatevs, right? Read More

  • DIY Multimeter clock

    Are you the kind of guy who likes multimeters? Do you like clocks? Well have I got a deal for you. This multimeter clock is apparently easy to build if you understand CNC milling and electronics. It shows the time using retrograde dials that pop back to the beginning once they reach the end of their display values. You have the full build log right here and you can make this thing look… Read More

  • Time is Money: a review of the Meeting Cost Calculator and Clock

    Many people lament about how unproductive the traditional “business meeting” is. One or more participants feel the need to assert their opinion at great length, or simply regurgitate the same information multiple times. Most of us sit passively through these time-wasting meetings because … well … I don’t know! But now you can have the facts on your side when you… Read More

  • Laser beam clock tells time with mirrors

    Those wacky artists at Art Lebedev are at it again. This time, they’ve created a concept clock that uses a single laser beam directed by 60 rotating mirrors to tell us what time it is. Read More

  • Sony’s new clock radio shines (on the wall)

    Sony announced a new clock radio today, the enticing named ICF-C717PJ, the latest in a long line of consumer electronics. The ICF-C717PJ has a few tricks up it’s proverbial sleeve however, including a thermometer and the ability to project the time on the wall or ceiling. Read More

  • Aspiral Clock makes telling time a ball

    Most concept clocks are high on art, and low on functionality. That’s not the case with the Aspiral Clock, designed by Will Aspinall and Neil Lambath. Instead of using the standard hands, this clock uses a small ball to tell the time. Read More

  • Celsius Tourbillon mobile phone combines mechanical with electronic

    Here’s an obvious case of conspicuous consumption. Check out the Celsius X VI II Micro-Mechanical Remontage Papillon Tourbillon mobile phone. Retail on this bad boy is going to set you back about $275,000. For a phone. Read More

  • The coolest clock you're going to see today: strobing LED hard drive digital clock

    Making clocks out of hard drives isn’t anything new. The hard drive platters make nice shiny backgrounds for your traditional analog clock, and provides just a little geek panache to an ordinary timepiece. This new strobing LED hard drive digital clock really takes things to the next level, though, as you can see in the video inside. Read More

  • Hello, Moshi: a voice controlled alarm clock

    I’ve been wondering how long it’ll be before we start talking to all our appliances and gadgets, just like the gang on Star Trek talks to their computers. Typing, pressing buttons, waving wands around in the air: it’s all so inefficient! We should be able to simply speak to our gadgets to have them do our bidding. Today we’re one step closer to that golden Utopia… Read More

  • Customized streetmap clocks from FluidForms

    Just in time for the holiday, Fluid Forms has announced the availability of custom clocks made from street maps. Using their website, you can plug in a zip code or city name and then drag the map around until the portion you want is visible in the clock face. The map will then be fabricated in the color of your choice, to create a truly memorable timepiece. This would make a pretty unique gift… Read More

  • Wake up! It's time to listen to your MP3s!

    This clock looks like it’s from olden times but it isn’t. It’s from the modern age! You basically load this baby up with your own music or recordings and rock out all morning. It costs a mere $40.81 plus shipping and… who am I kidding? Read More

  • Start your day violently with the Smash Clock

    There are many, many crazy alarm clocks available, all designed to rouse you from the sweet embrace of the sandman. Some make you run around the room chasing some rolling or flying component, some make you assemble puzzle pieces, and some just plain annoy the hell out of you. I can’t wait until the Smash Clock comes to market, so that we can finally beat the crap out of an alarm clock. Read More

  • The Life Clock is not an appropriate retirement home timepiece

    This clock has been slowed down by 61,320 percent so each minute now represents approximately a year and the face, of course, has been renumbered for the new setting. Not a good grandparent’s birthday gift. swissmiss via designboom via onoffart Read More