• 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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Timex and Huami to build smart watches together

Timex

Timex may not be a household name when it comes to smartwatches and connected watches but a new partnership could soon change that. The Timex Group will partner with Chinese biometrics company Huami Corp to develop “a new generation of smart watches that deliver on performance, style, craftsmanship and price.” Timex previously developed connected watches like the Timex Metropolitan+, an analogue watch enhanced with […]

Countdown to Christmas begins with Nomos Glashütte advent calendar

Nomos Glashütte Advent Calendar

The Nomos Glashütte advent calendar back for another year! While there may not be any chocolates to be found (that we know of), the German watchmaker’s calendar promises lucky winners a selection of gifts including some of its beautiful timepieces. Starting December 1, we will be holding our annual holiday giveaway—with gifts such as specialties from Glashütte that cannot be found […]

Nixon launches Metallica watch collection

2018 Nixon Metallica watch collection

Watch company Nixon is partnering with the famed heavy metal band Metallica for its latest watch collection. Eight watches, each inspired by one of the band’s albums, are now available. Among the albums represented are “Kill ‘Em All”, “…And Justice For All” and “The Black Album.” A limited edition “Sanitarium” watch was also offered by quickly sold out. According to Metallica: They […]

Richard Mille opens first Canadian boutique

Richard Mille RM 11-03 McLaren

It just got easier for Canadians looking to strap a new Richard Mille watch to their wrist. The Swiss watchmaker recently opened its first Canadian boutique in Toronto’s upscale Yorkville neighbourhood. The new location is operated by jeweler Louis Black under a licensing agreement. Much like Richard Mille timepieces themselves, the store layout is quite unique. It features a number of […]

Swiss OS smartwatch operating system coming by early 2019

Swatch logo

Swiss Swiss watchmaker Swatch has dabbled in the smartwatch space since it introduced the Swatch Touch Zero One touch watch back in 2015. The company now expects to launch its own smartwatch operating system and accompanying watch within months. A spokesperson recently confirmed to Wareable that it would launch by the end of the year or early 2019 at the latest. Swatch Group […]

Fitbit to end Pebble smartwatch support in June 2018

Pebble 2

Pebble stopped manufacturing and selling its smartwatches as soon as key personnel and intellectual assets were acquired by Fitbit back in December 2016 for about US$23 million. Support for existing Pebble smartwatch owners continued uninterrupted but the end of the road is now in view. Fitbit has now confirmed that support for Pebble smartwatches will end on June 30, 2018. Pebble […]

IWC Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Boutique Canada”

Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition "Boutique Canada"

Is there a better way to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday than to get a new watch? Better yet, one released to commemorate this Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary. If this sounds like a good idea, the IWC Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Boutique Canada” is for you. Announced earlier this year at the opening of IWC Schaffhausen’s new boutique at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Center, the […]

Paul Newman’s own Rolex Paul Newman Daytona sells for US$17.8 million

Rolex 'Paul Newman' Daytona

Hundreds gathered at the Phillips auction house in New York earlier this week for the latest wristwatch auction. By the time the dust settled, Paul Newman’s own 1968 Rolex Paul Newman Daytona had become the most expensive wristwatch to be sold at auction. Including the buyer’s premium, it sold for US$17,752,500. The watch was the eighth lot of the evening. Bidding […]