Phosphor’s Touch Time watch looks to Kickstarter for help, ships in November

Phosphor Touch Time

It’s not a smartwatch — it doesn’t connect to the internet or your smartphone — but Phosphor’s latest model still looks the part. This is both the company’s first touchscreen model and also its first to use a dot matrix display — historically, they’ve been segmented, which means they could only show numbers, letters, and a few preselected symbols (it’s also using an LCD rather than the E Ink that Phosphor is typically known for). The added flexibility in the Touch Time offers 14 dial styles and seven built-in apps, including reminders and a lunar calendar. Unlike smartwatches that are promising anywhere from a day to a week of battery life, this one is targeting a year or more on a single battery (when it’s dead, you’ll just…

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