• Frederique Constant Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

    Frederique Constant today unveiled the latest member of its popular Manufacture Collection. The latest Slimline Moonphase Manufacture combines a starkly elegant ivory-colored dial with a detailed moonphase and date counter sub-dial at the 6 o’clock mark. The ivory dial is accented with sunray decoration and applied silver color indexes. The sub-dial features an illustration of the moon and stars on a contrasting dark blue background. It […]

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  • Discommon Goods Watch Wallet for your travels

    It can sometimes be difficult to keep track of all of your important but small items when travelling. As if keeping track of essentials like your passport and credit cards was not enough, add a couple of watches (you’ve got to have the right watch for every occasion after all) and you may be wondering how best to carry everything in a convenient […]

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  • Samsung Gear S3 to be announced on August 31st

    Mark your calendars! Samsung today announced that its next press event will take place on August 31st. Dubbed the New Gear Launch Event, Samsung plans to “talk about 3.” Throw in a circular watch face and it’s almost certain that the company will use the event to announce the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch. Add in the “timely innovation” mention from the teaser […]

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  • Hugo Boss unveils BOSS Watches Smart Classic smartwatch collection

    Hugo Boss is the latest fashion house to announce a line of smartwatches. The company first teased them back at Baselworld 2016. It has now revealed new information about its upcoming BOSS Watches Smart Classic smartwatch collection. Two smartwatches will make up the Smart Classic line at launch. In fact, both are closer to “smarter watches” than true smartwatches. While full specifications are […]

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  • Are these the rumoured Google Nexus smartwatches?

    Rumours that Google was working on two Android Wear smartwatches gained further credence with the publication of some renders of what they could look like. The two images show the Angelfish and Swordfish Nexus smartwatches on the left and right respectively. It must be noted that these renders were created by Android Police from source material provided by their sources. The […]

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ASUS to discontinue its line of ZenWatch smartwatches?

ASUS ZenWatch 3

Google may be about to lose one of its original Android Wear hardware partners. The hit-and-miss Digitimes reports that ASUS may be about to discontinue its line of ZenWatch smartwatches due to disappointing sales. According to supply chain sources, ASUS is only shipping between 5,000 and 6,000 units of its ZenWatch family of devices per month. Asus unveiled the original ZenWatch […]

New Tag Heuer Smartwatch collection coming in May

Tag Heuer Carrera Connected

Tag Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver is “satisfied” with sales of the TAG Heuer Connected smartwatch sales so far. Some 56,000 units have been sold since its launch in November 2015. He also confirmed in an interview with Switzerland’s Neue Zürcher Zeitung that a new collection will be unveiled in May. Biver first mentioned a second generation of Tag Heuer smartwatches back in […]

Fitbit acquires smartwatch maker Vector Watch

Vector Watch Face Contest winner - Runner-ups

The smartwatch market is going through rough times. Plummeting sales have hurt a number of manufacturers. It has also proven to be an opportunity for some other players. Just last month, Fitbit acquired Pebble in a bid “to accelerate the expansion of our platform and ecosystem to make Fitbit a vital part of daily life for a wider set of consumers.” […]

Swarovski Smart Watch “for her” to be unveiled at Baselworld 2017

Swarovski Smart Watch teaser

CES 2017 kicked off yesterday with the usual frenzy of press releases and new products. Among the many companies holding events, Qualcomm announced the upcoming Snapdragon 835 mobile processor. It also teased that Swarovski will unveil an Android Wear-powered smartwatch at Baselworld 2017. The teaser video shown during the event reveals only that the Swarovski Smart Watch is designed “for her” and […]

Fitbit acquires assets from Pebble

Pebble Core

Fitbit today confirmed rumours that started to swirl last week that it will acquire some of Pebble’s assets. It announced that is acquiring “specific assets” that include key personnel and intellectual property related to software and firmware development. As reported earlier, hardware is not part of the deal. “With basic wearables getting smarter and smartwatches adding health and fitness capabilities, we see […]

Pebble Time 2 and Core to be cancelled as Fitbit acquisition looms

Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2

Rumours emerged last week that Fitbit was looking to acquire struggling smartwatch company Pebble. A new report yesterday shed new details. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg suggests that the buyout will focus on Pebble’s software assets. The deal reportedly includes job offers for about 40 percent of Pebble’s staff, mostly software engineers. Pebble staff in other roles, such as interface designer […]