Millclock ZIN18 Nixie clock gives modern tech a retro touch » Gadget Flow

first_imgThe Millclock ZIN18 Nixie Clock is sure to start conversations. This creative clock features Nixie tubes, which were used in the 50s as light-up numeric indicators in technical equipment. The tubes were handmade and required expertise to manufacture. Today, they harken back to a different era. The Nixie tubes in this clock are also handmade and use higher-quality materials than the originals. They’re also pretty energy efficient. Moreover, the ZIN18 comes with a smartphone app and has a touch-sensitive control panel that allows you to set the time. Additionally, this clock synchronizes its timing with the internet, so you won’t have to worry when it’s time to move the clocks forward or back. Best of all, it has its own alarm. With this retro clock, what’s old really is new again. – Advertisement –last_img read more

Austrian government approves hosting of F1

first_img(BBC) – AUSTRIA’S government has approved hosting Formula 1’s season-opening races in July, according to reports.The races, scheduled for 5 and 12 July, will take place behind closed doors at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.The 2020 season was due to start in Australia in March, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the postponement of that race and a further nine more.If the Austria races run successfully, the F1 season could continue on 19 July in Budapest, Hungary.Silverstone agreed a deal for two grand prix to be held at the British track in August.F1 bosses are still putting together a revised calendar for this season.last_img

Our Lady’s boss says players are made of right stuff

first_imgHe believes the players he has at his disposal are made of the right stuff. They take on De La Salle Waterford in the semi-finals of the prestigious provincial competition in Bansha tomorrow afternoon.If they can get through the class of 2015/16 will hope to add to the Tipperary school’s sole victory in 1978.Tom Byrnes is manager of the team.last_img