The Bulova Computron

The modern incarnation of the Computron pays tribute to the classics from the ’70s and ’80s while adding just enough new watchmaking tech to appeal to a new generation. The case is still the unusual trapezoid, and the screen is still tilted at a slight angle to aid in legibility, but the once state-of-the-art LCD technology has been superseded by a brighter and more reliable LED display. Charmingly, you still have to push a button on the case flank to read the time. Once pressed, the time is displayed for a few seconds, and then the screen goes dark, turning your Computron into a wrist accessory unlike any other — an unusual and statement-making piece that is sure to leave an impression… More here.

I tried one of these on this week and while I appreciate the vintage recreation, the uniqueness and almost everything about it, I could not for one minute imagine walking around with it attached to my wrist.

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