watch

  • Not Quite Smart, The Luminox ANU Chronograph Is At Least Quite Bright

    Not Quite Smart, The Luminox ANU Chronograph Is At Least Quite Bright

    This weekend’s watch review comes to us from Luminox, a manufacturer well-known for their amazingly bright luminescent hands and pips. Luminox uses small tubes of tritium coated with phosphor. As the tritium decays it excites the phosphor, allowing the tubes to glow for years without “charging” in sunlight. It’s a neat trick and it affords amazing readability in the dark. Read More

  • Apple Rubs Elbows With The Fashion Elite For Paris Apple Watch Event

    Apple Rubs Elbows With The Fashion Elite For Paris Apple Watch Event

    Apple is at Paris Fashion Week, hosting a special event for the Apple Watch at Collette, a high-end boutique shop in France. This is the first time Apple has revealed its device in person to the public, after a press preview held in September for the wearable. Apple still isn’t letting anyone get their hands on fully functional prototypes, but the display of the anticipated gadget is… Read More

  • Carbon Wants To Kick That Smartwatch Off Your Wrist – And Replace It With A Charger Instead

    Carbon Wants To Kick That Smartwatch Off Your Wrist – And Replace It With A Charger Instead

    Your wrist is a hotly contested new battleground, with a small fry like Pebble doing battle with giants including Samsung, and activity trackers like the Jawbone UP and Nike+ FuelBand fighting it out, too. A new Kickstarter project also wants to be a contender, with the Carbon wearable solar charger. The project debuted a couple of weeks ago, with a blank-faced wrist-mounted charger that had… Read More

  • Competitive Ruling Will Bring New Generation Of Swiss-Made Smartwatches

    Competitive Ruling Will Bring New Generation Of Swiss-Made Smartwatches

    The Swatch Group has long been the primary movement supplier to the majority of Swiss (and non-Swiss) watch manufacturers. These movements – essentially the guts of the watch – have powered 60% of the world’s watches in the past decade. That’s about to end. Read More

  • FiLIP, A Smartwatch For Kids, Will Be Home For The Holidays

    FiLIP, A Smartwatch For Kids, Will Be Home For The Holidays

    Just in time for frenzied family trips to the mall — i.e. the holiday season — wearable tech maker Filip Technologies is preparing to take its first product to market, a GPS and mobile-enabled watch that keeps children and their parents in communication. After three years in product development, AT&T has partnered with Filip Technologies as the device’s network… Read More

  • Kickstarter: The Coastliner Automatic Watch Is Brimming With Understated Retro Appeal

    Kickstarter: The Coastliner Automatic Watch Is Brimming With Understated Retro Appeal

    Kickstarter occasionally has a watch project, but they’re relatively rare, and even when one does pop up, it usually isn’t impressive enough to turn my head. The Coastliner, a project going on right now, is definitely a noteworthy exception. From independent graphic designer-turned-watchmaker Tim Hadleigh out of the U.K., the retro-cool Coastliner gets its design inspiration… Read More

  • Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

    Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

    According to Chinese gadget news site Tech.163, Apple may be in the process of developing its own smart watch that connects to your Apple devices via Bluetooth. Based on the report, Intel will be working with Apple to create the smart watch, with a 1.5-inch PMOLED display made by RiTDisplay with ITO-coated glass. Apple has long had a small hold on the watch market thanks to its iPod nano, which… Read More

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