The Wearables Arrive: The Scoop on All the New Smartwatches From Baselworld 2015
Mondaine, best known for its Swiss-railroad-clock-inspired watches, incorporated the MotionX-365 platform into a new watch called the Mondaine Helvetica No. 1 Horological It will one day be able to open doors, say, or set house alarms or make payments....
June 5, 2015
Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Ceramica - 48 mm
Panerai's latest version of its Radiomir 1940 3 Days Ceramica, this week's Watch to Watch, blends history and modernity — with a contemporary, matte-black ceramic case and a minimalist dial inspired by the brand's history as a supplier of timepieces ...
June 7, 2015
Counter Sync: Reviewing the Citizen Proximity
Citizen's new Proximity is the first analog watch with Bluetooth. We put it to the test in this feature from the WatchTime archives. Does it sink, or sync? (Photos by Robert Atkinson). These days, you can hardly fire up your Web browser without landing ...
May 3, 2015
Time Displays: Dresden's Mathematics and Physics Salon
A bear automaton, from around 1625, equipped with an alarm clock in its chest. The bear's eyes roll back and forth with the ticking of the clock. When the alarm goes off, the bear, which is more than three feet tall, beats his drum and his jaw moves up ...
April 4, 2015
Dive Watch Classics: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches
Breguet Marine Royale (5847BR/Z2/5ZV): This alarmingly beautiful 45-mm watch comes in (among other materials) an 18k gold case and is water-resistant to 300 meters. The crown at 4 o'clock sets the mechanical alarm, and there's also a power-reserve ...
April 20, 2015
Function Junction: Reviewing the Fortis F-43 Pilot
There are counters for 30 minutes and 12 hours at 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock, respectively. The day display of the base movement, next to the date, has been sacrificed for an alarm on/off window-indicator. The alarm is switched on and off by means of the ...
April 26, 2015
Baselworld 2015: The Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater
Atop 11 o'clock is a small dial with a single hand that makes a rotation once per day. This is the second time zone. Opposite it, coming in between 3 and 6 o'clock, is the alarm-setting subdial. It's on a 24-hour track, so you can accurately set the ...
March 21, 2015
Quartz Clocks Suppliers
Manufacturer of quartz clocks. Available in 2-1/16 in. mtg hole sizes with 12/24 voltage, 12 hour format and stainless steel and plastic bezels. Manufacturer of standard & custom laser cut & engraved quartz or battery operated clocks. Square wall clocks ...
August 2, 2015
Bai Iron Clad Square Folded Travel Alarm Clock Elite
Weighs in at a mere 1.5 ounces (with battery), this is the lightest analog travel alarm clock around! Features quality quartz alarm movement, 3-hands (2 with niteglow dots) and a spray-painted ABS shell that folds open at an angle and closes to protect the ...
December 10, 2013
Pick-Me-Up Alarm Clock, Titanium
... simply tilting the clock when alarm goes off), niteglow dial and hands, a German silent quartz alarm movement with 4-step volume increase. Spray-painted ABS bezel, quality quartz movement with 4-step volume increase. Requires one AA battery to operate.
December 10, 2013
Waking Up To Braun's New Alarm Clock Would Make Mornings Tolerable
Thanks to Dieter Rams, Braun’s classic travel alarm clock is still considered an icon of design. And while the company’s newest digital alarm clocks might not be as revered one day, they’re still a beautiful object to wake up too. The $US100 Braun ...
April 5, 2012
A Record Made Just From Dieter Rahm's Alarm Clock Sounds
Now, Jon Brooks has created an entire album out of the sounds that this Braun AB-30 alarm clock can make. The record, Music for Dieter Rams, came out today. Below, Brooks explains how he created the sounds that he used to compose the music. It's ...
May 15, 2011
Braun reissues minimalist analog watch designs
In an exciting move in the spirit of revival, Braun has recently announced that it will be re-issuing several iconic timepiece styles from the spans of the company’s history. The collection so far includes an alarm clock ... well as a square LCD design.
April 11, 2011
Braun AB5 alarm clock by Dietrich Lubs
but one other design is also still available via the Design Museum Shop - the Braun AB5 alarm clock by Dietrich Lubs. It's a great piece of modernist-inspired design, dating back to 1987 and complete with luminous hands, a sweeping second hand, quartz ...
August 16, 2009