Tagged: wrist watch

Review: SpeedUp SmartWatch, first KitKat-powered watch works with iPhone too

SpeedUp SmartWatch

Smartwatches that interact with smartphones and other mobile devices will become a rage in the “Internet of things” lifestyle of the coming era. This is proven true with the abundance of smartwatches that hit the market day in and day out. Launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in February this year, the SpeedUp SmartWatch is one of the latest and the world’s first smartwatch running Android 4.4 KitKat. Featuring a 1.54-inch tempered glass multi-touch display, the SpeedUp draws power from a low-power MIPS-based 1GHz processor and is water resistant up to 1 meter. Read More…

Neptune Pine smartwatch is smartphone on your wrist for real

Neptune Pine Smartwatch

Believe it or not, the era of smartwatches is upon us. We have seen smartwatches that work more as a pin-up device for the smartphones, but if all goes as planned, we could soon have a smartwatch that’s a complete device (a smartphone perhaps) itself. Developed by Neptune, the Neptune Pine smartwatch packs in a wealth of features to be what it is. Featuring a 2.4-inch 320 x 240 QVGA capacitive touchscreen, the watch runs new Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 OS. Drawing power from a 1.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, the Neptune Pine smartwatch has a pair of cameras (rear and front). The rear facing 5 megapixel camera comes complete with LED flash. Read More…

MB&F releases the limited edition of HM5 with $82,000 price tag

MB&F's limited edition of HM5

We already had our tryst with MB&F’s exalted Horological Machine in its fifth edition (HM5). And, now the luxury watch maker has unveiled their limited edition of the HM5, re-conceived in the opulence of 18k red gold. The retro essence of the watch design is inspired by automobiles and other ‘futuristic’ contrivances from the 1970′s. Such assortment of influences is quite evident from the use of both titanium (replaces zirconium of the original design) and 18k red gold; while the verve is upheld by the glorious sapphire crystal prism that magnifies the hour and minute indicator discs from the trademark wedge shaped display.

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Is Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch really smart ?

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch

Smartphones and tablets are going to a thing of the past as smartwatches rule the roast in coming years. A testimony to this fact is the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Designed by Pranav Mistri (head of research at Samsung Research America) it is a smartwatch that has created ripples in the technology sphere and shows that big players like Samsung see huge potential in this unique genre of gadgets. Samsung Galaxy Gear is all set to launch in 100 countries worldwide in the next week and is a very strong contender for the best smartwatch till date giving stiff competition to smartwatches in the past. Loaded with a 800MHz processor, 320×320 pixel, 1.63-inch AMOLED touchscreen, 720p, 1.9 megapixel (640×640 resolution) camera and 315mAh battery for extend processing power. One advantage that Galaxy Gear is going to have over smartwatches is the expectancies of apps like the current one, Memographer which captures videos and images.

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Scalfaro GTO 1962 Bizzarrini Edition Chronograph Watch has Nick Mason’s Ferrari GTO DNA

Scalfaro GTO 1962 Bizzarrini Edition Chronograph Watch

When it comes to exclusive chronograph watches, we have some of the best ones lined up for you. And this time around we have a very rare limited edition chronograph watch dubbed as Scalfaro GTO 1962 Bizzarrini Edition Chronograph Watch made from the DNA of Ferrari 250 GTO owned by Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason. The watch of course is a tribute to the legendary Italian designer Giotto Bizzarrini and Scalfaro created a limited edition of these watches in collaboration with L’Ingegnere Giotto Bizzarrini who played a major role in developing the GTO’s engineering bit almost 50 years ago. Each of these exclusive chronograph’s limited to 250 pieces only will have signature of Giotto Bizzarrini on the face of the watch.

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Thanko’s Watch Hello lets you make calls like a phone

Thanko Watch Hello_7

We all buy the latest and most trendy smartphones just because we want to show them off. But if you are someone who likes to tuck away his phone in the pocket or bag and tends to miss a few calls because you don’t get to know when it’s ringing, then, Thanko’s Watch Hello that informs you of an incoming call, is an awesome device for you. Embedded with Bluetooth 2.1 the smartwatch is compatible with almost all types of smartphones and it lets you make and receive calls like James Bond would love.

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AGENT smartwatch with powerful processor and full smartphone compatibility

AGENT smartwatch

Smartphones have taken our world by the storm and the future beacons for us the smartwatches, which are going to change the way we interact with our virtual environment that is an integral part of everyone’s life. Just like some of the smartwatches features earlier, the technology inside keeps getting better and user-friendly for the user. Another example of such smartwatch is AGENT; touted as the world’s smartest watch simply because of its unparalleled battery life, Qi wireless charging and world-class developer tools. Up on Kickstarter crowd-funding platform, AGENT smartwatch eliminates some of the limitations that earlier manufacturers encountered while making a smartwatch for today’s demanding users. Having an amazing battery life and new age watch apps that let you explore the limitless possibilities, this smartwatch has two-way communication capabilities with your smartphone making it a ripper of a watch in itself.
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Gangnam Style watch by Franck Muller for PSY’s distinct moves

Frank Muller PSY watch

PSY, the Korean singer who created ripples in the web space with his mega hit song “Oppa Gangnam Style” having more than 1.5 billion views on Youtube truly baffled the music industry with his signature moves. And now there is news brewing up that Franck Muller has created an exclusive timepiece for the Korean music sensation, PSY which is as cool as the music video that the singer has amazed the world with. Fully embellished in diamonds, this 18 k white gold or platinum watch has the hand-printed image of PSY dancing on the dial itself. The 12, 3 and 6 time indicating numbers of the watch are depicted in large Roman numerals in black color whereas the 9 is the image of PSY performing Oppa Gangnam Style step.
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MB&F Horological Machine HM5 watch On the Road Again

Have a look at this thumping timepiece from MB&F which takes its design cues from the much acclaimed Lamborghini Miura of the early 1970’s and is a bit different from the C3H5N3o9 watch theme. Unlike any other watch that has been featured here, this one truly stands out from the crowd with its unique dial and streamlined design that is irresistible. This is the fifth limited edition Horological Machine on offering by MB&F called HM5 On the Road Again, which also looks inspired from the era of 1970’s. The bi-directional (to set tie both forward and backwards) hour and minute displays have the indications inversed and reflected 90 degrees (using a sapphire reflective prism) in the vertical direction with a magnification (using a lens) of 20% making it look ultra-futuristic.

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ZBand Silent Alarm wakes you up in the morning without disturbing others

Hearing an alarm bang in the morning when you never intended to hear it can be the most irritating thing. For example in situations where you and your partner get up at different times it can be annoying to hear an alarm disturbing your sleep. To get over this problem a project named ZBand Silent Alarm is up on Indiegogo for funding. In essence ZBand is a silent alarm wristband that vibrates to awaken you without disturbing others in the vicinity and works with Android devices. All you have to do is download the free Android app onto your Android device, pair using Bluetooth connection and turn the wristband to reveal 3 toggle mode on top of the screen to set the alarm.
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