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Will Montblanc e-Strap smart band save mechanical watches from getting extinct?

Montblanc e-Strap watch band hooks onto Timewalker Urban Speed watches collection

Montblanc e-Strap watch band hooks onto Timewalker Urban Speed watches collection

Yesteryears were dominated by mechanical watches but now it’s the era of smartwatches and other wearables like smart bands. As big electronics brands foray into the elusive smartwatch market, traditional watchmakers like Montblanc are also jumping into the bandwagon to go with the change. Coming up with their own take on wearable technology that doesn’t kill the traditional mechanical watches, Montblanc has revealed its e-Strap band that is an independent 0.9 inch monochromatic OLED notification screen.
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Christmas gift ideas: Gadgets for outdoor enthusiasts

Christmas gift ideas - Gadget accessories for outdoor enthusiasts

This Christmas Eve outdoor adventure is going to be on top of your list for sure. For such outdoor enthusiasts, gadgets are going to be on top of the shopping list to make adventure trips and outdoor activities much more fun. Whether you are going on a hiking trip, trekking adventure or a short outdoor expedition; geeks like you surely want to have these accessories handy with you. Even if you don’t want these gadget accessories for yourself, these make for a good gift this holiday season for friends and family.
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Bulova launches world’s first pure 24-karat gold timepiece

Joseph Bulova Collection First Edition 24-Karat Gold Timepiece

Bulova Corporation, New York-based Watch Company has unveiled world’s first watch with a case made from 24-karat pure gold. Created by Bulova Accu•Swiss brand, the special edition watch is the first edition in the Joseph Bulova Collection made by the company. Representing the Swiss watchmaking craftsmanship, it is the first edition 24-Karat gold timepiece in the Joseph Bulova Collection and has been recognized by WatchPro, as the 2014 “Innovative Watch of the Year.” Crafted with a sporty look in Switzerland, the 24-karat gold special edition watch has been assembled in a unique capsule form. Light and durable grade-5 titanium components has been used to secure the case, bezel and the case back together.
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Apple Watch software developer kit reveals new details about the smartwatch

Apple Watch new details

Apple Watch new details revealed

We’ll have to wait until next year so as to can get our hands on the Apple Watch. Till now, the company has managed to hide most of the details about the device. However, to keep people interested and curious about the device, Apple has launched a Software Development Kit for Apple developers who are looking to create apps for the smartwatch. Good news for Apple fans and potential customers of the Apple watch here is that the SDK has hinted on various design details and specifications of the first Apple wearable.

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Elegant looking Asus ZenWatch up for grabs at $199 only

Asus ZenWatch smartwatch

Asus ZenWatch smartwatch based on custom Android Wear UI

The feature rich Asus ZenWatch (WI500Q) revealed at the IFA 2014 has finally gone on sale in the US for a price tag of $199. It is worth mentioning that this smartwatch is one of most good-looking smartwatch, if not the best in the market, alongside the Moto 360 smartwatch. Android Wear powered Asus Zenwatch produced in partnership with Google has a very elegantly designed rectangular display that is contoured quite well at the edges. The smartwatch sporting premium rose gold color layering and stitched-leather watchband gives the user option to choose from over 100 watch faces depending on mood.
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Metal band Moto 360 – Best looking smartwatch in town just got sexier

Moto 360 metal strap options

Moto 360 in light and dark stainless steel option

Moto 360 launched back in September for a price tag of $250 in limited edition gray leather with suede finish. And now for those who like to flaunt their stylish gadgets, the smartwatch comes in attractive stainless steel designed bands made from aircraft grade material. The Moto 360 in light or dark metal bands are available for $299 and they surely make this pretty smartwatch worth sporting. Along with these attractive metal band options for you Moto 360 smartwatch, the Moto 360 Gold Edition is going to be available in the coming months.
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Apple Watch Gold Edition rumored to cost $5000!

Gold edition Apple smartwatch

Apple Watch is all set to release in early 2015 and already the rumors about an 18-karat pink or yellow gold version are brewing up. The basic Apple Watch Sports version is going to cost around $349, but there is an Apple Watch Stainless Steel version that will cost $500. That is just a meagre amount when one considers the mind-numbing cost of pink or yellow gold version which is going to cost anywhere between $4000 to $5000 a-piece. The report comes from a French website iGen which got the news from an unnamed source.
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MB&F HM6 ‘Space Pirate’ is most ambitious and complex wristwatch

MB&F HM6 Space Pirate

When we talk of awe-inspiring timepieces, we don’t really go beyond Maximilian Büsser & Friends better known as MB&F. No matter how unusual MB&F watch collections may seem, they are incredibly comfortable on the wrist; exactly what makes the artistic watchmakers designs extraordinary. Latest in MB&F’s Horological Machine collection is the spaceship-inspired Horological Machine No.6 (HM6), nicknamed ‘Space Pirate’ – a watch with eye-grabbing corners and gentle curves. Featuring a durable aeronautic grade Ti-6Al-4V titanium case, the HM6 is the most ambitious and complex projects to date by MB&F. Read More…

Cool steampunk watch that you’d want on your wrist right now!

Steampunk watch by John de Cristofaro

Steampunk watch by John de Cristofaro

Looking for a cool funk watch that no everyone else would like to have on their wrist? Well, have a look at this cyberpunk watch by John de Cristofaro, a Brooklyn-based freelance electrical engineer. Cristofaro calls it Chronode VFD: Wearable Electronics Steampunk VFD wristwatch which unfortunately is not for sale, but at-least you can have you’re your own if you have the technical know-how. The watch is built around the IVL2-7/5 VFD display tube and is powered by a AA battery that sits on the watch base circuit.
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