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Urwerk Continues Their Timepiece Takeover With The Hardest Watch Ever

A little less than a month ago, watchmaker Urwerk gave us a taste of sexiness with their turbine-powered 202 Hammerhead design. Urwerk continues to push the envelope with their 103.08 TiAlN, which stands for Titanium Aluminum Nitride, and is said to be the hardest watch ever made. The special TiAlN coating is only 4 microns thick, yet weighs a fraction ...

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Ticketime Keeps Your Schedule In Order

Traveling across time-zones can cause hell to your psyche. Jet lag causes some people to lose all sense of night and day. Ticketime integrates both a boarding pass card and a wristwatch into one electronic paper device, in hopes to sync your schedule with your destination before you arrive. When you receive the Ticketime from your airline, the flight company ...

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$300,000 Watch Doesn’t Tell Time, But Transcends Time and Space

Though the fundamentally awesome concept of time and space appears intriguing to both stoners and astrophysicists, only one of two groups can afford this particular watch. Designed by Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome, the Day&Night watch offers (wait for it) only two modes of time: day and night. The Wall Street Journal explains how it works in exceptional detail: The watch ...

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Urwerk’s New Sexy 202 Hammerhead Automatic Watch Runs With Turbines

Urwerk took their opportunity at SIHH 2008 to unveil their new 202 Hammerhead Automatic wrist watch which has a innovative new winding rate which is geared with fluid dynamics. For over a century, watch makers were playing around with watches powered with air friction, aided by a traditional rotating vane, much more reliable then the old sand-powered hour glass. The ...

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INFO Live Bracelet: A PC On Your Wrist

As far as entries to the Next-Gen PC Design competition go, the INFO Live is relatively simple and straight forward. The INFO Live Bracelet basically acts as a wearable smartphone, merging a mobile device and a PC into a fashion accessory. Use the 55 x 20 x 180mm touch-controlled INFO Live device for Internet connectivity, data transferring to other wireless-enabled ...

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Sand+Time Watch Becomes An Hour Glass, Sans Sand

The hour glass is no longer looked at as a reliable timepiece, especially these days with atomic clocks which are accurate within micro-seconds at all times. The Sand+Time Watch mixes the design of the hour glass with the modern digital readout. When the watch is on stand-by, a screensaver featuring a digital hour glass interface is shown. To see clock ...

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For The Ultimate Manhunt Experience

I would have died for a pair of these back in the days when friends and I would get together every weekend for a day long game of Capture The Flag or Manhunt. Nothing was more important than communication, and this was before the days of cellphones. The Walkie Talkie Watches would have been an awesome way to sync our ...

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Alarme Is Helen Keller-Chic

Alarme is a concept watch made for the hearing impaired. While we love poking fun at the handicapped just like any other average scum bag, we would never wish death upon one because of their disability (unless they were really, really mean cripples.) Alarme is unique in the fact that it can alert those who cannot hear an audible alarm ...

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Insulin Watch Will Keep The Sugar Pumping

As the rate of obesity grows, so does the number of people with diabetes. After watching an 8 year old clunking around a bulky insulin pump, designer Nicole Schmeidel figured there had to be an easier way to administer the life-saving fluid. The fruits of her labor yielded this Insulin Watch concept, which not only keeps the insulin pumping, but ...

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Tiwe Watch Is One With The Stars

The Tiwe Watch by Lv Zhongfang was designed with the memory of starry nights. When the watch isn’t in use, dots move freely across the OLED display, resembling some sort of bizarre night sky. When you need to see the time, just tap the surface or shake the watch, and the “stars” will align, creating the arms and the designated ...

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