Tag Archives: Watches

  • TRIWA: Watches Made from Recycled Illegal Guns

    TRIWA: Watches Made from Recycled Illegal Guns

    The world would be a much better and more peaceful place if every gun was replaced with a stylish timepiece, don’t you think? TRIWA is a new Swedish watch brand that’s doing its small part to make that unlikely scenario come to pass, by making watches from melted down confiscated firearms. IM Swedish Development Partner is a […]

  • Official Dick Tracy Watch with Working Two-Way Communicator (Video)

    Official Dick Tracy Watch with Working Two-Way Communicator (Video)

    Perhaps you read about the Level III Pac-Man watch earlier today and decided it was out of your price range. But if your heart is set on a watch commemorating the exploits of another yellow adventurer, good news: There’s an official Dick Tracy watch with a working two-way communicator “radio” (actually a Bluetooth speaker that syncs […]

  • Level III Pac-Man Watch by Romain Jerome (Video)

    Level III Pac-Man Watch by Romain Jerome (Video)

    Maybe this is just me, but if I’m spending thirteen grand on a Pac-Man watch, I want to be able to play Pac-Man on it, or some watch-shaped variant of same. But Romain Jerome’s third collaborative Pac-Man watch, entitled Level III, just tells the time surrounded by Packy and his perennial ghostly enemies. Even though it’s not interactive, […]

  • Alsta Nautoscaph II: Alsta Returns with ‘Jaws’ Watch Reissue

    Alsta Nautoscaph II: Alsta Returns with ‘Jaws’ Watch Reissue

    The Alsta Nautoscaph watch was made famous when oceanographer Matt Hooper (as played by Richard Dreyfuss) wore it in the 1975 film Jaws. Sadly, despite the infusion of free publicity that came from the super-mega-blockbuster success of the movie, Alsta went out of business shortly after. But now, they’re back, with the Alsta Nautoscaph II. And as the company itself […]

  • Urwerk AMC: An “Atomic Master Clock” (Video)

    Urwerk AMC: An “Atomic Master Clock” (Video)

    Back in the 18th century, a clockmaker by the name of Abraham Louis Breguet came up with something called a “sympathique watch,” which was a pocket watch that would be regularly corrected by a precision pendulum clock, so that it could keep more or less perfect time in the user’s pocket. At Baselworld 2018, Urwerk has […]

  • G-Shock Red Out Collection Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    G-Shock Red Out Collection Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    There used to be a time not so long ago when we covered G-Shock products pretty extensively on this site. Then, like two young lovers, we drifted apart, but we’re giving the whole thing one last try in honor of the 35th anniversary of the Casio G-Shock brand, an occasion that is also being observed […]

  • Solitaire Vision: A Watch Safe from Buben & Zorweg (Video)

    Solitaire Vision: A Watch Safe from Buben & Zorweg (Video)

    I don’t know if anyone else has this problem, but in the past I have been at a loss at how to display my deluxe watch collection, often resorting to wearing all of them on my forearms and calves at the same time. Thankfully, those humiliations are now over, thanks to the Solitaire Vision, a […]

  • WIRED x ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Timepieces

    WIRED x ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Timepieces

    What time is it right now? If you have a correctly tuned watch, you know. What time is it in New York? Los Angeles? London? Tokyo? Wellington? If you have a fancy-enough watch with world clock features, you know. What time is it in the Mushroom Kingdom? No matter how nice your watch is, you […]