Although Cylons don’t really need watches, since they’re androids and probably have some sort of on-board timer circuit, I’m sure that our robot overlords would approve of us human scum wearing these watches.
The Robot 1259C Watch was designed by Japan’s Seahope.
At first glance at this dramatic designer watch from Diesel, you might ask yourself where the heck the time is hiding. Then, you might take a second to think and guess that maybe you press a button for the time to show up behind the polished black faceplate – and then you’d realize there are no buttons.
Hot off the presses comes the latest über-cool modern watch from the guys over at Tokyoflash. Their latest creation features a reverse LCD display which lets you view the time without the need for pressing any pesky buttons.
The Tokyoflash Negative watch gets its name from its “always-on” inverse LCD display which uses oversize black dot-matrix pixels to reveal the time, day or date.
The watch features a multi-color LED backlight, which lets you quickly flip between one of seven different colors.
Ovo is an egg-shaped desk gadget that reveals a little digital photo frame, so you can have a mini-slideshow in a modicum of space!
They come in white, blue, green, or pink, and come packaged in a cute stainless steel can.
While Japanese watch importer Tokyoflash is known for their offbeat electronic watch designs, this time they’re hitting the market with a bunch of new contemporary watches which are firmly grounded in the mechanical age.
The latest watches in their new Nekura series feature non-traditional analog dials, each of which possess a Space Age charm like something that might have found its way onto the set of 2001:A Space Odyssey.
If actually being able to tell what time it is lists low on your wristwatch priorities, then have I got a watch for you. The EleeNo Cyber is the latest in a long line of non-standard LCD digital watches to surface in the last few years.
These unusual watches feature a disproportionately long face, with a bunch of little circular portals which somehow add up to show the current time.
Check out these dramatic new watches, courtesy of the house of Diesel. When not displaying the current time, the mirrored surface of the display makes the time disappear into thin air.
Each watch tells time using a scrolling red LED dot-matrix display which floats behind a curvy, shiny electroplated exterior.
Looking for a modern watch, but can’t make up your mind what color you want? That’s okay, because with the latest funky watch from Tokyoflash – the Nekura -encourages your indecisiveness.
The new watches use a hybrid LCD / LED display technology, which lets you choose a color on a whim.
These minimal analog watches have a little secret. Using some clever optical trickery, the current hour gradually appears and disappears from view.
You see, that hour hand isn’t really a hand at all. It’s actually a cutout in a solid round disc covering the face of the watch.
Vinyl DJs and turntablists rejoice, for here is a watch that’s a perfect reflection of you and your musical stylings.
Designed by FludWatches, the TableTurns watch has a face that looks like a miniaturized version of the classic Technics 1200 turntable.
I’ve seen all kinds of strange and unusual digital timepieces from Asia, and most of them are so difficult to read that the novelty wears off quickly. So it makes me happy to see an unconventional LCD watch that’s actually quite easy to understand.
The Matrix M6001 watch displays time using a set of LCD bars at the top and the bottom of its display.
This gorgeous new watch from Seiko Japan uses a series of spinning aluminum discs to display the current time.
Unlike some of the more cryptic modern watches coming out of Japan these days, the Seiko Discus is actually quite easy to read.
This wristwatch conceals its dial behind a dark red filter that gives it a bold look that’s unlike any other watch I’ve seen.
The hands and numerals on designer Italo Fontana’s U-Boat Night Vision watch are actually yellow instead of white to enhance readability behind the deep red glass.
The latest men’s watch from London’s STORM offers a modern display with a retro spin. The watch reveals the current time using a series of numeric discs which rotate behind wedge-shaped portals around the perimeter of its face.
The STORM Nirvana features a cool stainless and black metal hybrid watch band which really stands out from the crowd thanks to it’s cool segmented link design.
Looking for a cool gift for the geek who has everything? I really dig this shiny new digital watch and its dramatic styling.
Concealed behind the mirrored face of the Reflection watch dwells a bright red LED display which only shows itself when illuminated.