TAG Heuer Connected Sales Almost Triple Expected, New Version With NFC Coming in May

Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH Watches and CEO of TAG Heuer, recently sat down for a wave of interviews to discuss his new interim CEO role at watchmaker, Zenith. During one of the interviews with Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Biver spoke at length about his recent dive into smartwatches at TAG Heuer, a move that has turned out to be a successful one. He shared sales details, along with plans for the next generation Connected line.  (more…)

Report: Google and LG Team Up for Two New Android Wear Watches, Watch Sport and Watch Style

According to a report out of Venturebeat, Google and LG have teamed up to launch two new Android Wear watches, the Watch Sport and Watch Style. The timing of the release of these watches is centered around the launch of Android Wear 2.0, which we now expect to arrive on February 9.

As you may have guessed, that’s only a few weeks away, yet we know almost nothing about either device, outside of the fact that we’re pretty sure at least one of them passed through the FCC last week with LTE on board. Thankfully, today’s report gives us further details on specs and availability.  (more…)