05/08/2012, Today at CTIA Wireless – the show for “all things mobile”, the Finnish mobile manufacturer, Nokia announced a plethora of new and extended application-based partners that are touted to bring leading and exclusive titles to the Lumia smartphone range. These newly announced applications will be part of the 80,000 applications currently available on the Windows Phone Marketplace. Senior Vice President of Nokia Developer, Marco Argenti said,
07/21/2011, If you’re a fan of watches that make people ask you “is that a watch?” you’re going to love this concept watch designed by Samuel Jerichow. Called The Dot watch, it features a mysterious design that looks like a bunch of dots on a wrist strap, The Dot watch is unlike any watch I’ve seen before. It features a dot in the center of the strap (where the watch face […]
07/19/2011, The cool thing about TokyoFlash is that they help turn visions into reality, as far as watches are concerned. Basically fans or designers can submit watch ideas to the company and if the demand and love for it is there, they will turn it into an actual product. We have covered such a watch before with the TokoFlash Kisai Kaidoku watch that was originally a fan submitted design.
06/21/2011, Jacob Rynkiewicz decided that perhaps it was time to start focusing on the basic needs of those who are visually impaired. Sure there are fancy gadgets and devices that allow those who are visually impaired to get along with their lives but perhaps one such need, one as basic as keeping time, has been neglected, which is why he has come up with the concept watch that would allow those […]
06/13/2011, Time magazine has got to have one of the most recognizable covers of a magazine all over the world. The iconic red border and matching four letters as its header: TIME. Well, the magazine has been the subject of controversy due to a promotion stint the company is doing with Activision, the publishers of hit video game: Call of Duty. In an attempt to reach out to the younger demographic, […]
05/02/2011, After months of trying to reach an agreement with Apple, it looks like Time Inc. won’t be selling digital versions of their magazines on Apple’s iTunes store anymore – The Wall Street Journal has reported that the company will be issuing digital copies of their magazines as free downloads to print subscribers.
04/04/2011, If you’re constantly travelling around the world, you might face problems like forgetting to set the time on your watch when you hop from country to country, leading to missing flights and possibly, important meetings. Well the folks over at Citizen have come up with a solution – the Eco-Drive Satellite Wave watch. Instead of relying on users to calculate the time, or even radio waves to get accurate times, […]
04/01/2011, If staring at the numbers on a weighing scale depresses you, how about a picture of something nice like your favorite nephew or dog to make you feel better about it? How about a photograph of an ideal body size you would like to be, or even just a paper with your target weight written on it? The folks over at Hashy Top In have just released a Photo Frame […]
03/17/2011, Every now and then we have a watch that catches our attention, and the Zoomin Watch is one of them. This brilliant watch design makes use of rotating magnifying glasses to tell users what the current time is. There’s nothing too fancy about the design – you don’t have to relearn how to tell the time like some watches we’ve seen. A small circle of numbers nearer to the center […]
03/13/2011, I remember back in the days when I first graduated from college, the pointy-haired boss at my first job told me not to be a “clock watcher” – that is, to make sure all the necessary work is finished before I even think about taking a quick glance at the clock to head out for lunch or go home. Needless to say, with such draconian working environments, I quickly sought […]
03/07/2011, If your kids are having trouble telling the time and what they should be doing at certain hours of the day (i.e. be in bed by 9pm), ZAZOO’s Photo Clock was built to solve that problem. Designed to help children who don’t know how to read the time yet, this Photo Clock comes with a set of pre-programmed images that show up on the screen depending on the time of day. […]
02/04/2011, Blind people have had a hard time telling the time with the current generation of watches available to them – an analog watches that requires users to feel bumps all around the watch in order to tell the time, which is time consuming and inaccurate or a digital watch that reads out the time with the press of a button – accurate and fast, but useless on a noisy street, […]
01/14/2011, Fancy having an atomic clock inside a pinball machine? A tinker named Mark Gibson has just released the details of his latest project online: a WWVB atomic clock using a pinball machine marquee. Instead of displaying the score for the pinball machine, it now displays the time in its place (with atomic clock accuracy in fact). And if you don’t mind the noise (it really does makes a lot of […]
10/28/2010, Here’s a rather fancy looking watch concept that will have folks scratching their heads in confusion if they don’t know how to read it. The watch, dubbed “Jo Ge” features three vertical rounded bars, moving up and down the display to indicate the time. The leftmost bar indicates the hours; the middle bar indicates the ten minute group while the rightmost bar indicates the single minutes. The case is made […]