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Tag: Clock

LED Hard Drive Clock Lights Up the Night

LED Hard Drive Clock Lights Up the Night
Hardware hacker Ian Matthew decided to see if he could turn a hard drive into a clock. But this isn’t one of those lazy designs where you just stick some clock hands through a hard drive platter.

Giant LED Clock Big Enough to Hold Your CD Collection

Giant LED Clock Big Enough to Hold Your CD Collection
Now, most of us have moved on from compact discs to digital media players these days, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t still have to find a place to store our old CD collection, right?

Nixie Tube Clock Offers Retro Modern Time Keeping

Nixie Tube Clock Offers Retro Modern Time Keeping
This certainly wouldn’t be the first Nixie tube clock that I’ve written about, but it is definitely one of my favorite designs. Maybe it’s the funky front-facing display tubes that make it super sweet. There’s something just so right about the contrast of the sleek modern acrylic box which serves as a home for the intricate retro display tubes.

Atmos 561 Clock Powered Solely by Temperature Changes

Atmos 561 Clock Powered Solely by Temperature Changes
The Atmos 561 mechanical clock, designed by Marc Newson, is powered by changes in the temperature, so you never need to wind it up. Oh, and also, it’s encased in a big block of crystal. This design marks the 80th anniversary of Atmos clocks by the Swiss maker Jaeger LeCoultre (try spelling that 10 times really fast!)

Dumbbell Alarm Clock Forces You to Work Out

Dumbbell Alarm Clock Forces You to Work Out
This new alarm clock makes you tone up when you wake up. By embedding a motion sensor into a dumbbell, this clever clock ensures you’ll work out every morning. Designed by Yuk Wang for Fred Worldwide, the SHAPE UP!

LED Alarm Blocks Deconstruct the Time

LED Alarm Blocks Deconstruct the Time
Looking for something a little different to set on your bedside table? This new alarm clock tears apart the hours, minutes and seconds and places them on individual time-telling blocks. Seiji’s LED block alarm clock are interconnected using ribbon cables with enough slack in them to let you stack them pretty much any way you like.

Karlsson Station Hologram: the Clock has Two Faces

Karlsson Station Hologram: the Clock has Two Faces
Here’s a nifty clock that’s a bit more dynamic than what you’d typically see hanging on your wall. Depending on the angle you view it from, the face either shows simple hash marks or numerals around the dial.

Screaming Meanie Alarm Clock Blows Eardrums

Screaming Meanie Alarm Clock Blows Eardrums
I’m kind of an insomniac, so I don’t usually oversleep. But for those of you who like to hit the snooze bar 10 times before waking up, even though you’ve absolutely got to be awake on time, this super-loud alarm clock should do the trick.

Digimech Clock Features Gear Driven Digital Display

Digimech Clock Features Gear Driven Digital Display
I’ll just start out by saying this: I’m a sucker for cool digital clocks. And this one is a real doozy. UK designer Duncan Shotton’s Digimech clock may look like an LED or LCD timepiece on the surface, but it’s actual a complicated mechanical contraption that creates a 7-segment digital illusion.

LED/LCD Cat Clock Glares at You With Glowing Eyes

LED/LCD Cat Clock Glares at You With Glowing Eyes
Somewhere around 3 or 4 in the morning, at the deepest point of my R.E.M. sleep, my orange tabby insists on jumping into the bed, meowing incessantly, as he plots to claw my eyeballs out. Now I’ve got a whole different way for a cat to freak me out and jar me awake from my slumber.

Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology

Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology
I don’t know what it is, but I’m a real sucker for Nixie tube clocks. There’s something about the soothing orange glow tubes that offer a simple, yet elegant way to display any numeric information. I hadn’t seen a design that really caught my eye in a while, when I stumbled onto this wooden beauty.

Rubik’S Cube Clock is Unsolveable

Rubik’S Cube Clock is Unsolveable
If you spent way too many hours of your childhood trying to solve that infuriating Rubik’s Cube, now you can have a constant reminder of your frustration every single morning when you wake up. This Rubik’s-inspired clock takes the basic design concept of the classic cube puzzler, and turns it into an LCD digital alarm clock.

Mp3 Alarm Clock Gets Color Video Screen

Mp3 Alarm Clock Gets Color Video Screen
This wouldn’t be the first time I saw an alarm clock that could play MP3 tracks, but it is the first one I’ve come across that can play movies after it wakes you up. JWD’s pint-sized MP3 media player has a compact 2.0-inch full-color LCD screen which can play MP4 format video clips.

Word Clock is a Little Too Verbose for Me

Word Clock is a Little Too Verbose for Me
While this wouldn’t be the first time that I came across a clock that tells time with text, it’s certainly the most wordy version that I’ve seen. Singapore designer Hans Tan created the Idea of a Clock II using a green LED bulletin board to display the current time using a lengthy textual description.

LED Pillow Clock Wakes With Light, Not Sound

LED Pillow Clock Wakes With Light, Not Sound
Who among us really likes being awakened from a deep slumber by a jarring alarm buzzer? Sure, you could get yourself a clock radio or MP3 alarm clock and play some Enya or Kenny G to ease into the day, but who really wants to listen to that?

Word Clock Slowly Reveals the Time With Text

Word Clock Slowly Reveals the Time With Text
This has got to be one of the most amazing clock designs I’ve ever seen. At first glance, the display looks like a bunch of random matchsticks, but over time, they gradually transform into words that tell the time.

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