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  • Nuclear wristwatch that's built to last 25 years
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    Nuclear wristwatch that's built to last 25 years

    By 23 August 2012

    A wristwatch that runs on nuclear energy has gone on sale. It's completely safe, and there’s a very good chance it will last longer than any previous watch you have ever owned.  Strapping your wrist with a watch that is powered by some kind of nuclear...

  • Resurrected Polaroid brand now used on 3D TVs, docks and clocks
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    Resurrected Polaroid brand now used on 3D TVs, docks and clocks

    By 24 July 2012

    Iconic camera manufacturer Polaroid is branching out into 3D TVs, media players and audio equipment after agreeing to a partnership with Asda. The joint venture will see a range of Polaroid products sold both through ASDA’s high street retail stores...

  • Gear4 gets you up in the morning with the AlarmDock Halo
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    Gear4 gets you up in the morning with the AlarmDock Halo

    By 18 October 2010

    Gear4 has knocked up yet another bedroom iPod dock, although the AlarmDock Halo does throw in some nifty alarm features. Using the free SmartDock app, clock and alarm settings sync automatically whenever you plug in your iPod or iPhone and the alarms...

  • Oregon Scientific launches solar-powered ECO range
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    Oregon Scientific launches solar-powered ECO range

    By 21 September 2009

    Oregon Scientific has announced the launch of a new "+ ECO" range that includes a device to help monitor the temperature inside your home, with the aim of getting a better grip on your central heating, potentially saving money - and you know it's coming...

  • Roll film clock launches for shutterbugs
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    Roll film clock launches for shutterbugs

    By 8 September 2009

    Gadget4All has launched a new timepiece that might be of interest to photography buffs. The "roll film clock" resembles a giant 35mm film, and displays the time and date. The retro-themed effort is on sale now for $62 and is angled as a great gift for...

  • Recycled Mac clocks for sale on Etsy
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    Recycled Mac clocks for sale on Etsy

    By 23 July 2009

    Mac fans will enjoy these recycled Mac clocks over on Etsy from pixelthis. "I love all things mechanical and taking things apart to see what makes them tick. I especially love old mechanical clocks and all those gears. This is my attempt at fusing the...

  • Firebox launches the WoodStation
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    Firebox launches the WoodStation

    By 16 July 2009

    Firebox is offering a stylish new addition for your home or office that's ideal for anyone with an interest in the weather, the time, or wood, for that matter. In stark contrast to your usual weather station, the WoodStation is made of wood and offers...

  • OLED digital clock concept shown
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    OLED digital clock concept shown

    By 15 July 2009

    Designer Vadim Kibardin has invented a rather impressive digital clock design, comprised of just four OLED digits. Stick it on your wall, and it'll tell the time in bold black digits. But what happens when the winter draws in, night falls and you still...

  • Massive clock project uses 24 individual clocks to tell time
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    Massive clock project uses 24 individual clocks to tell time

    By 19 May 2009

    Do you remember watching Power Rangers, or Transformers, when several of the protagonists combined together to form one big mega-uber-robot? This is a bit like that, but more punctual. Swedish designers Humans Since 1982 have put together a digital clock...

  • Water powered alarm clock
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    Water powered alarm clock

    By 25 February 2009

    For green bunnies everywhere looking to save the environment as well as a few pennies along the way, the water powered alarm clock should be just the ticket. No electricity needed, no batteries required - just add water to power up your alarm clock and...

  • Brando launches 7-port hub clock
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    Brando launches 7-port hub clock

    By 25 November 2008

    This 7-port USB hub looks like something you remember seeing on a stockbroker's desk in the Eighties - minus the USB bits, of course. Styling aside, it offers - count 'em - seven USB ports as well as clock and thermometer capabilities. It's on sale now...

  • Oregon Scientific launches Weather Box
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    Oregon Scientific launches Weather Box

    By 21 November 2008

    Oregon Scientific has launched the Weather Box - apparently the world’s thinnest weather station. As well as desktop use, it can be wall-mounted and will keep you in the know with indoor and outdoor temperatures and humidity. There's also a weather...

  • Retro flip clock winds out the time
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    Retro flip clock winds out the time

    By 18 November 2008

    This really is the sort of clock that you can imagine on the desk of some cigar puffing, red-faced Fleet Street editor back in the day when journos were hacks but gentlemen, and got their stories from the pub. It's a wonder of gears and shiny metal. However,...

  • Tokyo RoboClocks launch
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    Tokyo RoboClocks launch

    By 12 November 2008

    These classically styled pint-sized metal robots look like they stepped right out of a 50s sci-fi film, except they've got timepieces in their torsos. The red fella gets articulated arms and legs and costs $35, while the larger black version just has...

  • Seiko goes all cutesy with Hello Kitty clock
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    Seiko goes all cutesy with Hello Kitty clock

    By 7 November 2008

    Why oh why? Seiko has released a new Hello Kitty alarm clock, which is designed for people who travel, although it's something I would keep hidden in my suitcase and definitely not have on display. As well as telling the time, the clock has a temperature...

  • Gizoo offering discounted gadgets
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    Gizoo offering discounted gadgets

    By 7 November 2008

    Gizoo is offering one gadget a day at cut down prices throughout November. Every day, a new gadget or gizmo will be on sale from 9am until midnight unless the stock runs out before the clock strikes 12. Once offers have expired, the product will return...

  • Edifier iF200 alarm clock and speaker system for iPod review
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    Edifier iF200 alarm clock and speaker system for iPod review

    By 29 October 2008

    OK so it’s been out a while, but everyone from grannies to grandkids seems to have an iPod, so this could be the perfect Christmas pressie for one, if not five, of your family members. The Edifier iF200 is an alarm clock and a speaker system which is...

  • Wake up with the Jumbo display LED alarm clock
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    Wake up with the Jumbo display LED alarm clock

    By 23 September 2008

    The Jumbo Display LED Alarm Clock is, well, an alarm clock with a rather large display. It has an AM/PM indicator, an alarm, the all important snooze button, and comes in white or blue. The clock is 235 x 72 x 60mm and weighs 340g.

  • Gadget4All magics up cube clock
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    Gadget4All magics up cube clock

    By 22 September 2008

    There have been a plethora of designs based on that iconic of toys, the Rubik's Cube, including an alarm clock. This, however, is the Magic Cubic Alarm Clock, which is remarkably like the latter but also different. It has a twisty top layer that you can...

  • Retro time teller  - the Microsweep projector clock
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    Retro time teller - the Microsweep projector clock

    By 17 September 2008

    This super sleek projector does, slightly, resemble something out of Doctor Who, but, switch the switch, and it projects a classic, white, Roman numeral clock face on any surface. And if white doesn't agree with your decor, there are some coloured gels...

  • R2D2 projection clock launches
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    R2D2 projection clock launches

    By 4 September 2008

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  • Beijing Olympics clock
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    Beijing Olympics clock

    By 15 August 2008

    To mark the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, designer QianJun Gao has created this red laquered clock, which has what looks like a traditional Chinese talisman at each hour on the face representing one of the 12 major Olympic sports. Fine for during the games,...

  • Giant LED bookcase
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    Giant LED bookcase

    By 1 August 2008

    So you're sitting reading a book on a relaxing Saturday afternoon. But before your eyes, there's numbers flicking. OK so this bookcase would great in a batchelor pad, with its red lights and sleek lines, but do you really want such a huge clock ticking...

  • USB alarm clock fan launches
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    USB alarm clock fan launches

    By 24 July 2008

    Not only is this colourful plastic USB-powered gadget an alarm clock, it's also a desk fan, in a two-fer that makes the mind positively boggle. $10, available now.

  • Teach Me Time alarm clock launches
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    Teach Me Time alarm clock launches

    By 11 July 2008

    The "Teach Me Time!" alarm clock has a very clever design. As well as the analogue and digital display helping your little one learn how to tell the time, it also teaches them when they are allowed to get up, hopefully saving your precious early morning...