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… » 4/24/15 5:30pm 4/24/15 5:30pm

Get the Best Apple Watch Features on Android Wear

The long wait for the Apple Watch is almost over, but wait one second—you don’t necessarily have to rush out and spend $349 (or more) to get some of its most useful features on your wrist. You can add these tweaks and third-party apps to Android Wear to get a more Apple Watch-like experience from your wearable. » 4/23/15 10:03am 4/23/15 10:03am

Google Has a Surprising Plan to Make Cheap VR Better

Good virtual reality is coming, but it isn’t here yet. That’s worrying. What if someone buys a cheap smartphone adapter, has a bad experience, and writes off VR as a fad? But Google, the company providing the cheapest solution of all—Cardboard—may have an answer. An answer that involves not strapping them to your head. » 4/16/15 1:00pm 4/16/15 1:00pm

Wearables Are All About Giving You a "Rich Person Experience"

Over the weekend, economist Paul Krugman wrote an interesting column for the New York Times that explains why Apple is emphasizing wealth and luxury in its Apple Watch campaigns. Krugman believes that’s because all wearables are aimed at giving you an experience that only super rich people can have. » 4/13/15 1:35pm 4/13/15 1:35pm

Amazon Just Slashed the Price of the Moto 360 For Some Reason

In a move that surely has nothing to do with the start of Apple Watch preorders, Amazon has dropped the price of the leather Moto 360 to $179, and the metal version to $229, both all-time lows by a solid margin. You can find all of the variations of the popular smart watch below. » 4/10/15 9:25am 4/10/15 9:25am

This Watch's Random Mess of Numbers Still Manages To Perfectly Tell Time

The weapons race in the world of complicated mechanical watches inches towards a horological doomsday as DeWitt reveals its new Academia Mathematical that replaces a pair of hands with a visible hodge-podge of numbered dials—which somehow manage to continually align themselves to perfectly display the time throughout… » 4/06/15 2:20pm 4/06/15 2:20pm

This Wristband's Tactile Vibrations Let Musicians Silently Keep the Beat

During a performance a band is completely reliant on its drummer for setting the rhythm, but what about during rehearsal when a musician is practicing alone? Or when a musical group doesn't have a drummer? That's where this new wearable comes in. It doesn't tell time, it doesn't have notifications, and it can't run… » 3/31/15 9:49am 3/31/15 9:49am

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 3/25/15 11:25am

Magic Leap Claims This Kickass Reality-Bending Raygun Game Is Real

Remember Magic Leap, the elusive Google-funded company promising to make virtual objects look like they exist in the real world? The one whose technology we've never actually seen? The secretive startup just released this incredible video filled with robots, retro rayguns, and a holodeck-like user interface. » 3/19/15 3:35pm 3/19/15 3:35pm

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