Your computer and cell phone will take care of it automatically, but manually advancing a timepiece on March 9, when daylight saving time begins, will bring a certain satisfaction. (It’s also the date that the Fire Department recommends you replace your smoke-alarm batteries.) If your bedside clock is this high-low-tech LED and wood block piece by Kouji Iwasaki ($185 at Lancelotti Housewares, 66 Ave. A, nr. 5th St.; 212-475-6851), all you need to do is press a couple of buttons on the back to herald the arrival of more daylight. For more timekeepers, click ahead.
Umbra provides the floral design; you get the satisfaction of painting ($90 at Environment337, 337 Smith St., nr. Carroll St., Carroll Gardens; 718-522-1767).
The retro cool of a pocket watch is doubled by the hypnotic swing of its inner workings ($225 at Verve, 339 Bleecker St., nr. Christopher St.; 212-675-6693).
The tiny Android travel alarm clock runs on a battery, which means you don’t need your cell-phone charger abroad ($55 at Galleria J. Antonio, 47 Ave. A, nr. 3rd St.; 212-505-9400).
George Nelson’s Sunburst clock is both good design and easy to read at a distance ($360 at Design Within Reach, 124 Hudson St., at N. Moore St.; 212-219-2217).
The elastic band on Carolyn Forsman’s colorful ring watch fits all fingers ($16 at the Tenement Museum, 108 Orchard St., at Delancey St.; 212-982-8420).
The Tribeca lighting studio Let There Be Neon will take any old clock and bedeck it with glowing color (from $450, 38 White St., nr. Church St.; 212-226-4883).