watches
You Can Easily Reprogram the Timezone on This Watch Using Flashes of Light From Your Smartphone

Not every one wants email notifications or step-tracking on their timepieces, but Longines has created an analogue watch that cleverly integrates one useful smartwatch feature: easy time zone adjustments, without requiring a wireless connection to your phone, or the watch to be charged every night. Read More >>

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Do You Love Pokémon Enough to Spend Over £16,000 on a Pikachu Watch?

Watchmaker Romain Jerome has created some truly unique timepieces over the years featuring actual pieces of the Titanic, authentic moon dust, and even steel from the Statue of Liberty. But we’re having a hard time finding a way to justify the $20,000/£16,295 price tag on this RJ X Pokémon watch. Read More >>

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Double-Sided Strap Lets You Hide Your Apple Watch Shame Under a Nicer Timepiece

Like a horological version of a mullet, watchmaker Sinn has created something it calls the Dual Strap System allowing someone to wear both a traditional watch, and the Apple Watch, at the same time. It’s business up front with the analogue timepiece, and a party in the back with all of the added smartwatch functionality. Read More >>

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Breitling’s First Plastic Watch Still Costs a Damn Fortune

If you like the look of a beefy timekeeper on your wrist, but without all the weight, Breitling’s new Avenger Hurricane is the company’s first with a housing made from plastic. Or, more specifically, a new lightweight proprietary polymer it calls Breitlight. Read More >>

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Audemars Piguet’s New Watch Museum Looks Like Frozen Clockwork

In way, the 149-year-old Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet already has its own museum: The town of Le Brassus, where it's located, is full of historic watchmaking workshops. But the iconic company is building its own dedicated museum anyway, and unsurprisingly, it looks just like the intricate movements inside its super-expensive timepieces. Read More >>

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Kisai Breathalyser Watch Review: Is This Really a Watch?

Tokyoflash is famous for making watches that are a bit outside the norm. But normally, that means a binary display or some kooky LEDs. With their new breathalyser watch, the Intoxicated, they're catering to a different demographic: people who get so routinely wasted that they need a breathalyser permanently attached to their bodies. Read More >>