• Urwerk UR-CC1 King Cobra Watch Hands-On

    I wanted to say that the UR-CC1 “King Cobra” was one of the weirder Urwerk watches out there, but that is sort of like saying a guy with 3 arms is that much stranger than a guy with 5 arms. Urwerk timepieces have always been very different in style and appearance, but also provocative. Last year the brand finished developing their UR-CC1 watch that tells time via two linear dials. Read More

  • Cobra brings touchscreens to its radar detector line

    Here’s the skinny: The new Cobra XRS 9970G and XRS 9965 both feature a 1.5-inch full color touchscreen. Neat, eh? No more random buttons to press while you’re probably speeding. Too bad that some dude’s fingers are essentially 1.5-inch thick sausages. Read More

  • Cobra stuffs GPS into latest radar detectors

    Cobra revealed its latest radar detector lineup at SEMA ’08 and the high-end models receive the GPS treatment. Now, this isn’t GPS navigation rather speed trap notification from either Cobra’s database or the ones you program. The XRS 9960G and XRS R10G feature a small OLED screen where the notifications appear and they even display both the GPS notifications and which way… Read More

  • Cobra brings Bluetooth technology to CB technology

    [photopress:29LTDBT.jpg,full,center] Back in the day before everyone had cellphones, my teenaged brain had the idea that my friends and I should all get CB radios as a way to stay in touch and coordinate our runnings around. It never happened, but I blame the CB’s stereotype of a tool of communications for toothless whiskey-brewin’ types. But if I tried again today, I might get… Read More

  • Snakes On A Phone: Vertu Cobra

    Here’s a riddle for you kiddies. What costs more than a Lamborghini, has a bejeweled snake on it, and is designed for those who need compensation in their nether regions? Give up? It’s the Vertu Cobra! I totally fooled you. The Cobra costs a whopping $310,000 and comes with tons of diamonds, emeralds and an load of rubies. Don’t forget though, this is a Vertu. Which means… Read More