Miscellaneous

Ikepod Hourglass Timers

 

Ikepod has released two 60-minute hourglass timers in the HGS20 and the HGS80. Mark Newson is the designer of these new creations.
The HGS20 and HGS80 are made of Borosilicate glass and measure 300 x 250 mm. They weigh in at a hefty 9.6 kg. The 'sand' inside the hourglass is no ordinary sand. In the […]

HEX iPod Nano Watch Band

 

HEX presents its take on how to make Apple's iPod Nano music player into a watch.

Presenting the HEX Watch Band. It retails for $25 USD and is available in 9 colors. It is made of silicon and it is easy to use. Just pop the iPod into the strap and you are ready to […]

Limited Edition Pac-Man Watch From clubNAMCO

 

clubNAMCO has released a new limited edition watch in tribute the classic arcade game Pac-Man. The dial is decorated with the old school graphics from the original game. Only 500 units will be produced. They are on sale now for $129 USD.
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New Seiko Watch Game

Filed under: Miscellaneous, News
 

Here's a new game for all the Seiko fans. It's a multiple choice trivia challenge of sorts. Test your knowledge of over 700 Seiko watch models. The information is automatically loaded from submissions to the Seiko section of the Watch Archive. The current version asks you to choose the correct model […]

Watch Report Reviews the Luminox LWAC-B Travel Alarm Clock

Filed under: Miscellaneous, Review
 

Watch Report has posted a new review of the Luminox LWAC-B Travel Alarm Clock. These feature a PVD aluminum case, quartz movement and a 357 watch battery. It's a nice compact portable timepiece. The $160 USD street price seems to be a bit much, but hey this one is in a class […]

Watch Shopping in Hong Kong

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Ivan has posted his experiences hunting for watches in Hong Kong on the Horology Crazy blog. This city has a huge number of watch shops. You can find just about anything in Hong Kong. Follow him along as he explores the many watch shops of the area.
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Watch Collecting in Jakarta, Indonesia

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The Jakarta Post has published an article on the local watch collectors community. It's a great look into what's going on there. And it's interesting to read about how their community started and continues to evolve.

At the recent gathering, the 50-odd men - the few women there were accompanying their […]

 








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