Dreamcast Watch

August 31, 2006 . by John Biggs

It’s nothing terribly special – just a watch shaped like a Dreamcast – but the great thing is that this opens up like the Dreamcast’s pop-top CD tray. It’s on pre-order now for delivery around September 29th. Product Page [Play-Asia]



New TSL Writer: Nic from Down Under

August 30, 2006 . by John Biggs

Amazing… a few short days later and we have a full time writer for TheSportingLife.net. Head on over and check out what Nic has to say on gin, cigars, and retro gadgets. Oh, and swimsuit models. Lots of swimsuit models… Greetings from the Deep South [The Sporting Life]



Build-Your-Own Macro Studio

August 29, 2006 . by John Biggs

Here are some excellent instructions on how to build your own macro box for taking fancy photos of your gadgets and obviously your watches. Strobist: On Assignment: Shoot Your Shiny New Gizmo Like a Pro [Strobist]



Sinn Party in Frankfurt

August 29, 2006 . by John Biggs

I’m going to guess we won’t be able to make this one, but FYI: Dear watch-collectors and watch enthusiasts, on September 3rd the former pilot, rallye driver and well known watchmaker from Frankfurt, Helmut Sinn, or as his friends do call him, the “fast Helmut”, celebrates his 90th birthday! For this reason Helmut Sinn invites…



TimeZone Visits IWC

August 29, 2006 . by John Biggs

Lots of pickies and lots of pithy commentary is to be had over at TimeZone where they document their trip to IWC in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. I like IWC’s style and value – I’m not a huge fan of the Portuguese line but everyone seems to be. It’s great to see them close up and personal….



Buying a Watch Today – A Non Watchie’s View

August 28, 2006 . by John Biggs

I don’t mind non-watchies talking about buying watches, but this article was a little too “I don’t know me arse from me elbow, har har” for my taste Whatever, these watch companies give you all this active lifestyle guff and show you pictures of Swiss pensioners in brown store coats painstakingly assembling the inner workings…



Amazing Photoset of the DeBethune DB15

August 28, 2006 . by John Biggs

I don’t even know where to start on these. Just take a look. The bloody moonphase is a little dual-colored ball of steel. Picture Page [Harry Tan]