Casio G-SHOCK pays tribute to NASA, with a custom DW5600 timepiece, celebrating decades of space exploration and groundbreaking discoveries. It comes in all-white, complete with the NASA logo standing out in bright red on the watch face, an engraving of the Moon on the case back, an American flag printed on the band loop, as well as “National Aeronautics and Space Administration” printed in black on the lower band. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Back in the spring of 1972, the first Pulsar watch was marketed by Hamilton, complete with an 18-carat gold case. It was touted as the world’s first all-electronic digital and also the first to use a digital display – created with light-emitting diodes (LEDs). You would press a button on the side to display the time, and cost $2,100 ($13,000 in 2019 dollars) USD at the time. Read more to see the all-new Hamilton Pulsar.
H. Moser & Cie’s Endeavour Tourbillon Concept Vantablack watch is unlike any that you’ve probably seen, as its dial is covered in Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, capable of absorbing up to 99.965% of visible light. More specifically, this coating is Vantablack S-VIS, the same one used by NASA on its instruments for space missions to protect them from sunlight. Read more for additional pictures and a video of its previous Vantablack watch.
There have been numerous Tesla Cybertruck-inspired creations since Elon Musk announced it, but Anicorn wanted something that not only looked cool, but actually served a purpose. Introducing CyberTime. This timepiece features a stainless steel case, complete with the same geometric shape and metal-finished look of its truck counterpart, and the display is activated by a simple the tap of a finger. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This follow up to the 2018 release of the Transformers Optimus Prime G-Shock Collection for their 35th anniversary, G-Shock and Transformers have teamed up again for this holiday season. It’s based on Master Nemesis Prime, a Decepticon created by Unicron, and comes complete with a matching figure capable of transforming from bot into a watch pedestal. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Sony’s Wena straps transforms just about any watch into a smartwatch that can be used for notifications, fitness tracking, and even contactless payments. They come in Active ($450) and Pro ($510) styles with the former consisting of silicone material, while the latter, a metal strap, which can be attached to luxury watches, Rolex included. The Pro features a 20mm band in silver or black, but can be used with watches that have 18mm, 20mm or 22mm lugs. Read more for another video and additional information.
Before smartwatches, there was the gesture-controlled, touchscreen Casio AT-552 Janus. That’s right, the AT Janus models (AT-551 and AT-552) included an eight-digit touchscreen calculator where the entire display could be used to ‘write’ the number or calculator function. The watch would recognize what had been written by the user’s fingertip and perform the calculation. Read more for the full demo video.
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Apple Watch Series 3 refurbs are available today at a great discount, and if you don’t need the slightly larger display and electronic heart rate sensor, it could be the perfect smartwatch. The Series 3 sports a solid rectangular body with the Digital Crown and separate button on the right, along with a speaker and microphone on the left. It’s water-resistant up to 50-meters and it features ultra durable Ion-X glass on the display. Product page. Read more for another Series 3 vs. Series 4 video comparison and additional information.
The Citizen’s Men’s Eco-Drive Perpetual Chrono AT is a silver-tone dive watch featuring black tachymeter topring, round guilloche dial with three chronograph subdials, and a 42mm titanium case with antireflective sapphire dial window, all for $244 shipped, today only, originally $750. Other features include: automatic atomic timekeeping for perfect accuracy, one-second chronograph that measures up to 60 minutes, a perpetual calendar, radio-controlled five time zones, alarm, 12/24 hour time, power reserve indicator, and water resistance to 200 m (660 ft). Product page. Read more for another in-depth video review and additional information.
Fidget spinners are basically toys that consist of a ball bearing in the center of a multi-lobed flat structure made from metal or plastic designed to spin along its axis with little effort, and the fad started in 2017, although similar devices had been around as early as 1993. They reportedly help those who fidget to relieve nervous energy, anxiety, or psychological stress. The Fidget Smartwatch by Yunna Hwang is the evolution of these small handheld devices. It has notches on the face’s opposing sides that give you the ability to rotate them, thus making the design perfect for fidgeters. Read more for an animation, additional pictures and information.