Getting on with the business of smartwatches, and among rumors that smartwatches are the next big thing to come through several tech giants. Androidly, follows the line of smartwatches, carrying a 320×240 pixel display and the ability to run several apps from the Play store. That allows users access to some of the most popular apps like Facebook, Twitter, Gmail and Angry Birds.
If you’re rich enough, you can buy all the luxuries and expensive materials that can be on offer. Even so, it is not often that one gets to have an audience with something that represents a milestone in human achievement. What I’m talking of here, is steel taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, the first ever successful manned flight to moon.
For automobile enthusiasts, the Porsche 911 alarm clock has to hold a special value, mainly that of being super cool. The dial and the casing follow authentic Porsche style, and are a good impression of what you can find in a 911 dashboard. Costs $215.
Watchmaker Ulysse Nardin teamed up with HBO to create a special limited edition watch inspired by the Game of Thrones series. The watch isn’t particularly high on Game of Thrones, except the name and the licensing. It is based off the Ulysse Nardin “Black Sea” rugged diving chronograph.
Parmigiani is playing the age old cat and mouse game with this clock. The cat is trying its best to get hold of the mouse, and the presumably clever mouse is running for its life. Sadly for the cat, there is no catching this mouse. The cat moves in a one hour circuit, while the mouse continuously runs away from it. Should the cat and mouse end up in the same position, the mouse leaps away to escape the clutches of the cat.
Taking time towards the new film Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Imperial Enterprises has come up with a new, Dragon Ball Z themed limited edition watch. Face of the watch shows the four-star dragon ball from the series, and can displays 24-hour time, fractions of seconds, and a calendar, and has a stopwatch function.
You need to have deep pockets if you want to own a Ferrari, but you got to have deeper pockets to afford this Ferrari watch. It’s not entirely an exclusive set, but for a lot of people who could afford a supercar with the prancing horse marque, the $300,000 Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari watch is probably out of the price range.
Pocket watches are cool, but sometimes people prefer to have watches around their wrists than their pockets. These nifty straps get around the issue, giving pocket watches straps, creating an overall retro modern view that is quite neat and nifty.
A new concept for a TokyoFlash watch, the Rorschach 2 concept looks at an e-paper watch that would tell time in the puzzle-style of TokyoFlash and somehow manage to do that in the randomness of a Rorschach test. The symmetrical ink-blot display hides the hours on the upper right side of the watch, while the minutes are displayed on the lower left. Overall, a very fascinating effect.
UK based designers Zeon have joined forces with Star Wars to come up with a collection of five timepieces for the famous franchise. The watches include Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, R2-D2, Stormtrooper and Boba Fett, all made with a clean interface and very clear design references. All timepieces are licensed and will come packaged in individually numbered, velvet lined boxes complete with a collector’s certificate.