TAG Heuer to Introduce New Connected Watch Faces From Tom Brady, Other Ambassadors on January 20

During CES, there is all sorts of fun that happens behind closed doors, in “exclusive” or private settings, most of which is never meant to go public. Last week, though, we attended a private event by the folks at TAG Heuer, who were there to make an announcement involving their Connected smartwatch, an announcement that is now public. On January 20, the luxury watchmaker will introduce new watch faces via Android app, all of which were made in partnership with their brand ambassadors.  (more…)

Verizon to Sell Moto 360 Sport for $299 Starting Tomorrow

For those looking to pick up a Moto 360 Sport when it launches in the US tomorrow, you can add Verizon to the list of retailers who will be carrying it. Priced at $299, the Moto 360 Sport has a GPS sensor, and is designed for those who enjoy being active with runs, workouts, and being outdoors in general.

Featuring an all rubber uni-body, if you were worried about getting sweat on your metal links or Horween leather straps, this is the Android Wear smartwatch for you.  (more…)

Samsung Announces Platinum and 18K Rose Gold Gear S2 Classic Models

Moments before Samsung took the stage at CES for its 2016 press day event, the Korean electronics company announced new variants of its Gear S2 Classic watch line. In February, you will be able to buy the Gear S2 Classic with either an 18K rose gold or platinum case.

Samsung didn’t announce pricing, but I’d imagine with those kinds of metals, they’ll be significantly more expensive than the $350 you currently pay for the regular Classic.

Again, the new Gear S2 Classic options launch in February.  (more…)

Casio Smart Outdoor Watch to Launch in April, Priced at $499

Casio is set to enter the Android Wear market, as announced this afternoon at CES. Called the Smart Outdoor Watch, Casio’s offering will be intended for those who enjoy the outdoors, whether it be for hiking, camping, fishing, cycling, or anything else. Featuring US military-grade water resistance (up to 50 meters) and shock resistance, the WSD-F10 smartwatch also has unique sensors not typically found on your average Android Wear smartwatch, including a pressure sensor and compass. (more…)

Fossil Announces Q54 Pilot, an Analog Watch With Smart Notifications

Fossil announced the newest addition to its Q connected wearable lineup this morning, the Q54 Pilot. Unlike a normal smartwatch with a digital display, the Q54 Pilot features a traditional, analog look. When synced with your smartphone via Bluetooth, the watch is able to deliver buzz notifications and LED indicators for when a favorited contact is attempting to get a hold of you.  (more…)