08/24/2009, Japan’s Mile Project have come up with what they call the Good Afternoon Clock that is pretty much nothing but a mere circle, sans hands or a face. Instead, it will feature a set of slits that encircle the innards of the clock’s bezel, enabling narrow beams of light to shine through in order to represent the second, minute and hour hands that can be viewed on a wall as […]
08/20/2009, Just when you have wired your brain to tell the time at a glance using numbers, along comes the QlockTwo that spells out the current time. Designed by Biegert & Funk, this unique timepiece describes the current time using statements such as “IT IS NINE O’CLOCK” or “IT IS FIVE PAST TWO”. Minutes will be conveyed via tiny white dots located in the corners of the clock. A simple flip […]
08/17/2009, Now here’s a novel idea that literally allows you to “turn off” time once you’re sick and tired of seeing the seconds tick away. Bear in mind though of the adage “time and tide wait for no man”. Designer Harc Lee created this because he gets that disappointed feeling whenever he fails to meet deadlines, and wish he could stop time instead. Well, having discovered that no one can do […]
08/14/2009, Is it just us, or do you also think that the world famous LEGO brick is also experiencing a revival of sorts? There’s a new LEGO Clock Radio that comes in a shape none other thna the standard giant LEGO brick. Measuring 10 times the size of the original, it boasts the standard volume knobs and tuner controls, alongside the standard “LEGO” word emblazoned across. This AM/FM radio also has […]
07/28/2009, Clocks are there for a very good reason – so that we won’t lose track of time, and everything can get on in an orderly manner. Well, the Morning Countdown Clock is slightly different as it will display the time in addition to announcing to all and sundry the amount of minutes you have left before you need to make a move. There are a couple of alarm settings available, […]
07/10/2009, Take a look at this – ain’t it cool, with the Black & White Clock? It comprises of a quartet of independent 3D OLED digits, where each digit will boast its own power source and control. The clock comes equipped with a light sensor as well, capable of switching automatically between two modes. During the day, the figures will be shown in black, while when dusk falls and night takes […]
05/28/2009, Nixie clocks are cool, but this one takes the cake despite sporting 60s-era Eastern European IN-14 time-telling tubes as it features a serial GPS receiver to make sure that the accuracy of time is immaculately kept to the dot. Other features include programmable on-and-off times and the prevention of tube burn in by scrolling the current date across. Would you fork out $400 for this piece of home improvement appliance?
05/27/2009, Now here’s a fun project for you to do during the upcoming summer holidays – the Alarm Clock Carpet sees a standard carpet being fitted with the guts of an alarm clock, where the latter’s circuit switch has been replaced with conductive fabric stitches triggered by stepping on the rug. Definitely great for sleepyheads who have just stepped out of the bathroom and wonder about the time of the day.
05/18/2009, Who would’ve thought that one could actually build a clock out of…yes, you’ve guessed it – many other smaller clocks? That’s exactly what the Clock Clock is, comprising of two dozen individual clocks alongside 48 electronically-controlled analog clock hands that will always rotate to the right position so that you can tell the current time when looking at the big picture. This is but a prototype at this point in […]
05/04/2009, The SUCK Solar Clock that you see here won’t run out of juice as long as you leave it to suck up enough solar juice throughout the day. Well, this ought to work just nice for folks who get plenty of sunlight in their bedrooms, as the SUCK Solar Clock can bask in the sun after getting you up, ready to work for a full day before nudging you awake […]