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Pebble Updates Watches So They Keep Ticking Beyond the Grave Pebble Updates Watches So They Keep Ticking Beyond the Grave

One of the perils smart devices is that many rely on their respective company’s online servers to function, and sometimes those companies shut down. Which leaves you with an expensive paperweight. Luckily Pebble has had the foresight to update their smartwatches after being acquired by Fitbit last year.

Pick the Perfect Wristwatch For Your Style With This Guide Pick the Perfect Wristwatch For Your Style With This Guide

There aren’t a ton of fashion accessories for men, but the wristwatch stands out as a distinct way to accent your look. If you know what to look for, you can also get a timepiece that will last for ages.

Turn an Old Cell Phone Into a Smartwatch with an Arduino Turn an Old Cell Phone Into a Smartwatch with an Arduino

Have an ancient cell phone sitting around? Tinkernut shows you how to make use of it by turning it into a smartwatch with an Arduino brain.

Find the Right Size Watch for Your Wrist With These Tips Find the Right Size Watch for Your Wrist With These Tips

Watches come in a wide variety of sizes, and so do wrists. These helpful tips will make sure your never buy a watch that looks too big or too small when you wear it.

How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash

When you need a little extra cash, digging through your jewelry box isn’t a bad place to start. But should you go to a gold buyer or hit up a pawn shop? Here’s how to get the best prices for your shiny goods.

Build Your Own Watch with a Pedometer, Temperature, Compass, and More  Build Your Own Watch with a Pedometer, Temperature, Compass, and More 

Smart watches are fine, but they really don’t capture the DIY spirit. Over on Instructables, user benhur.gonvalves shows you how to build a smart little watch using an Arduino.

Add an NFC Tag to a Watch for Easy Access Anywhere Add an NFC Tag to a Watch for Easy Access Anywhere

You can do all kinds of cool stuff with an NFC tag, and over on Node, they point out that adding one to your watch makes it so you always have it with you.

Build Your Own Apple II Lookalike Watch Build Your Own Apple II Lookalike Watch

Building your own watch is no simple task, but if you don’t mind putting in some work and happen to have a love for the design of the old Apple II, Instructables user Aleator777 shows you how to build your own watch inspired by the classic design.

Clean Your Watch's Face With Diamond Polishing Compound Clean Your Watch's Face With Diamond Polishing Compound

The glass on a wristwatch can become cloudy and scratched-up with usage over the years. An easy fix for this is to buy diamond polishing compound and clean it up yourself, as this guide on Imgur shows.

Make Your Own Smartwatch with an Arduino Make Your Own Smartwatch with an Arduino

Smartwatches are pretty neat, but they're expensive considering what you get. Instructables user GodsTale decided the market options weren't good enough and made their own powered by an Arduino.

Do You Wear a Wristwatch? Do You Wear a Wristwatch?

More of us use our cell phones to keep time than ever before, which means seeing people wearing wristwatches is a pretty rare sight. Many people still wear them as jewelry, especially with formalwear, but not so much as everyday timepieces. Bits, the New York Times' tech blog, thinks the new wristwatch will be a…

Use a Camera to Check the Accuracy of Your Wristwatch Use a Camera to Check the Accuracy of Your Wristwatch

Electronics project site Hackhut user Badwolf recently bought several cheap mechanical watches from eBay. Inexpensive mechanical watches are known to gain or lose some time each day and he wanted an easy way to see how accurate his watches were. His Pentax GPS camera had an intervalometer that can take photos every…

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