02/09/2010, Tiny birds might be cute to some, and certainly helpful if you’re Snow White who needs extra help in drying her laundry in the middle of the woords. If you’re a big fan of small birds chirping in harmony, then the BirdBox ought to be your cup of tea. What’s the BirdBox, anyways? This $12.75 bedside bird home comes with a matching free application which will be able to transform […]
02/08/2010, The Dark Lord of the Sith is an imposing character, not to mention a master of the Force, so displeasing him could very well mean your death. Whenever he summons you, you’d best be there waiting for him instead of the other way round! Guess all higher ups in the Empire have at least the Darth Vader Shadow Alarm Clock to help them keep to the time, while boosting Vader’s […]
02/08/2010, Have an old coffee can lying around with some spare time on your hands? The Coffee Can Clock sure looks as though it will work wonders in helping you keep the earth green while telling the time to whomever looks at it. It uses electronics based on Wiseduino (Arduino clone with DS1307 real time clock on board) alongside a LED matrix shield located on top. The shield itself is built […]
02/06/2010, We’ve seen some pretty wacky hard drive clocks in the past, and here’s one that will probably look quite comfortable on your desk. Done by the folks over at TEcoART, it’s made from a recycled hard disk, and the clock dial is an actual mirror-finished disk platter. The base of this clock is made from the circuit board from a computer’s modem boosting its geeky credentials ever so slightly. Each […]
02/05/2010, Apple devices are always loved for their design, so even if you’re not using your iBook G4 anymore, it would still make a lovely clock, wouldn’t it? It certainly looks sleek and clean, not to mention the use of the Apple mouse for the clock pendulum is eye-catching. It features a quartz clock movement, pendulum movement and runs on 2 AA batteries. Of course, if you have $75 to spare, […]
02/05/2010, Are you always worried about the time? Then the news that scientists have come up with a clock that is 100,000 times more precise than the existing international standard should really get you hyped up. The quantum-logic clock which detects the energy state of a single aluminum ion, can keep time to within a second every 3.7 billion years, as opposed to the (current international standard) cesium clock, which loses […]
01/25/2010, Research has shown that we do not get that much sleep these days due to stress at work and at home, alongside being driven to overwork by our paymasters. Well, the Sleep Remaining Indicator is a DIY device which functions in a somewhat similar manner as that of a backward counting timer, as the device’s laser will focus on the ceiling and according to the preset alarm, will reduce in […]
01/20/2010, If you’re looking for a real expensive and classy clock to wow your peers when they drop by your house, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos 566 is certainly that. One look at it, and you’d know that it’s really expensive without even having to check out the specs. But for those of you who are curious, it’s housed in a Baccarat crystal bubble, and aside from displaying the time, also shows the […]
12/24/2009, Seiko rolls back the years with an updated version of the Pyramid Talk clock, where this model keeps up with the times thanks to LED lighting alongside the ability to speak the date, weather and temperature data in two languages – Japanese (obviously) and English whenever the pyramid’s top is given a couple of presses in quick succession. Too bad this is a Japan-only device at time of publishing, and […]
12/18/2009, Are you a fan of the Gundam series? Let the Gundam Halloween alarm clock help get you up and out of bed then, where it will rely on the original sound of the animated talking found in the Japanese anime Gundam to do just that. Haruka Inoue’s voice is featured here, coupled with flapping ears whenever any speech is emitted. The clock is even equipped with a calendar that is […]
12/02/2009, Talk about giving a futuristic look to your drab old meeting room with the TaskWatch from design geniuses at Art Lebedev. This magnetic white board comes equipped with a clock right smack in the middle, making it perfect to plan your day (as well as the movements of those who are in the same office). You can choose from one version which comes with an entire clock face, while the […]
12/01/2009, Talk about an evolution of a character. What you see here is a clock which depicts Mario through time, literally and figuratively. After all, you get to see Mario in his full 8-bit glory at the beginning all the way to a polished and refined look after a handful of hours. Definitely worth a $30 purchase from Etsy for those who are feeling all nostalgic.
11/30/2009, The Magic Clock could be deemed to be so a couple of centuries ago, especially where it not only tells the time, but is also capable of informing you of where everyone is. This is made possible thanks to Twitter as well as some electronics that have been specially tuned to help check the location of your friends or family members. Pretty neat, eh?
11/20/2009, Finding it hard to get up each morning without disturbing your partner? The Shake N Wake Alarm Clock might just help – retailing for $25, you wear this like a watch on your wrist, where it will shake and vibrate when the appointed time to rise and shine approaches. Perfect for folks who don’t want their sweetheart to wake up at an agonizingly early hour, or for the hearing impaired. […]