Create Your Own Watch Thanks to Modify Watches

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Mod to Order design your own custom Modify Watches by Modify Watches  Kickstarter

Imagine if you could pick from one of more than thirty different watch band colors and then design your own watch face. That’s what the Mod-To-Order project on Kickstarter is all about. Modify Watches is looking for $50,000 to make it happen. Having received some early samples of the watch, I sure hope it is successful. Here’s a closer look.

Mod to Order design your own custom Modify Watches by Modify Watches  Kickstarter

It is a simple concept — you get to choose the color watch band you prefer, upload the graphic of your choice, and then wear your own unique custom watch. The watch itself is rather basic. It offers no smartwatch connectivity, and it doesn’t even show the date. This is all about having a fun, custom watch as wrist decoration. It does tell time however, and it has a second hand. For all the other functionality you’ll simply have to turn to your smartphone. The good news is that the watches are remarkably comfortable to wear.

Mod to Order design your own custom Modify Watches by Modify Watches  Kickstarter

While the concept is simple, the actually process of creating your personal watch or watches isn’t. After all, how do you decide on the color you want when there are so many from which to choose? The good news is that the watches are inexpensive enough (or will be once the project is successful) that you can purchase a whole collection to mix and match.

Mod to Order design your own custom Modify Watches by Modify Watches  Kickstarter

Modify Watches is offering a wide ranger of different pledge options for backers. A pledge of $12 gets you a colorful strap. A pledge of $25 gets you a starter kit that lets you pair one of the first 5 limited edition fan-designed watch faces with a limited edition green and a black strap. A pledge of $59 lets you create your own unique one -of-a-kind watch. Of course there are more pledge options. Check them out here.

Here’s a look on video.


So it is a simple formula — one band plus one custom watch insert equals something fun and unique. The Mod-to-Order Kickstarter project is live now, and it has just under three weeks to go. Check out the project and back it here.

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Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.