A Key-Sized Pebble Watch Charger You'll Never Forget At Home

The Pebble smartwatch boasts vastly superior battery life to Apple's upcoming wearable, but that doesn't mean you still don't have to regularly keep it charged. So following up on its key-sized smartphone chargers, Nomad is introducing the tiny NomadKey Pebble that includes a magnetic connector for attaching to and… » 3/25/15 11:25am Wednesday 11:25am

There's an Incredibly Complex Clock Inside This Miniature Mechanical Man

In the world of watchmaking, MB&F has always had a soft spot for creating the occasional mechanical marvel that can't be strapped to a wrist. Such as the company's latest creation, a robot named Melchior that can't vacuum floors, clean windows, or open doors, but can keep track of the time while serving as an awesome… » 3/19/15 7:05pm 3/19/15 7:05pm

A Pumping Piston Tells Time on This Engine-Inspired Watch

Breitling's watches have always been the perfect accessory for pilots wanting a timepiece to match their passion. But when it comes to cars and motorcycles—the most popular transportation choice of the masses—Miki Eleta's new Timeburner is a more appropriate choice. Because instead of rotating hands, it uses a pumping… » 3/18/15 12:15pm 3/18/15 12:15pm

This Watch Puts a Celestial Dance Between the Sun and Moon On Your Wrist

Once they figured how to use gears and other mechanisms to accurately keep track of time, watchmakers expanded what their clockwork creations could do. Timepieces became even more mesmerizing to look at, and as Frédéric Jouvenot's new Sîn watch proves, that's kept mechanical watches relevant and desirable even in a… » 3/17/15 2:21pm 3/17/15 2:21pm

Breitling's First Smartwatch Isn't Overloaded With Functionality

Many have criticized Apple for trying to cram too much functionality into a wearable device with a tiny touchscreen and short battery life. Breitling's first smartwatch is simpler: the B55 Connected will wirelessly communicate with your smartphone too, but only to make the watch's core functionality easier to use. » 3/13/15 3:52pm 3/13/15 3:52pm

An Adorable Felt Apple Watch That Never Needs Charging

You caved on the iPod Touch, and maybe even bought your kid a cheap tablet, but how are you going to explain to them that there's no way you're buying them a $500+ Apple Watch? Easy, you just make an adorable felt alternative like Hiné Mizushima did and tell them it's powered by their imagination so it never needs… » 3/11/15 3:28pm 3/11/15 3:28pm

Video: How the stainless steel Apple Watch is made (in Mordor)

Apple has a video showing off how it makes the stainless steel Apple Watch and it looks a lot like they're using Tolkien magic to make the watch's case inside Mount Doom in Mordor. You get to see glimpses of the entire process, from the alloy they use to seeing the molten stages and cold forging and milling and… » 3/09/15 8:27pm 3/09/15 8:27pm

The Best Smartwatches That Aren't the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is finally coming. It touches down on April 24th. But what makes it so special? Well...not a whole lot except for the fact that it works with an iPhone and is made by Apple, as Mark Wilson very succinctly points out at Co.Design. Here's everything else that's already out there, and already fantastic. » 3/09/15 4:31pm 3/09/15 4:31pm

Liquid-Pumping Bellows Are a Mesmerizing Alternative to a Smartwatch

If watch craftsmanship to you has nothing to do with how thin a company can make an LCD touchscreen's bezel, then you're probably already aware of the wonderful creations made by a company called HYT. To make its horological masterpieces really stand out the company uses pistons and bellows to pump colorful liquid… » 3/02/15 1:40pm 3/02/15 1:40pm

Swatch's Touchscreen Watch Gets Smarter With Fitness Tracking Features

Rumors of Swatch making a smartwatch of its own were recently confirmed to Gizmodo by the company, we just don't have any idea of when it will happen. So if you're tired of waiting to strap a genuine smart Swiss watch to your wrist, Swatch has just upgraded its touchscreen Swatch Touch with the slightly smarter Swatch… » 2/27/15 9:20am 2/27/15 9:20am

There's Smart Functionality Hiding Inside This Retro Pocket Watch

After reports of their demise at the hands of smartphones were greatly exaggerated, watches are becoming more and more popular again, especially as they start to gain smarter functionality. That goes for pocket watches too, with the Tissot Pocket Touch gaining an LCD display, a touchscreen interface, and a host of… » 2/19/15 12:51pm 2/19/15 12:51pm

Sony SmartWatch 3 Review: The Best-Performing Android Smartwatch Yet

Sony's been trying the smartwatch thing for years, but the original SmartWatch and the SmartWatch 2 both... what's the word I'm looking for here? Sucked? Yeah. But the SmartWatch 3 has solid performance and two nifty features you won't find on any other Android Wear. It's the first with built-in GPS and a screen you… » 2/11/15 11:00am 2/11/15 11:00am