Mutewatch: Swipe-activated Watch

With cellphones permanently attached to everyone’s ear/hand/genitals (there’s one guy in Milwaukee I think) these days, the need for a dedicated watch is on the decline, but the desire for something innovative on your wrist remains. The Mutewatch ($259) is a stealthy and stylish timekeeper, appearing as a simple dark grey, white or red (depending on your choice) rubber strap at first, before a swipe gets its innovative digital display going. Even Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a fan, calling the Mutewatch “a masterpiece of combining materials in ways I’ve never before seen.