Swatch Alleges Samsung Infringed On Their Trademark For Watch Faces

One of the perks of a smartwatch is that if you don’t like the current face of the watch you’re wearing, it’s not that hard to find a new face that you can download. There are even certain smartwatches that let users customize their watch faces to their own liking. However, it seems that there are some who aren’t too pleased with some of the designs Samsung has chosen for […]


Tissot Smart-Touch Is First Decent Smartwatch From Swatch

We do know that since early last year, Swatch, the famous watchmaker from Switzerland that has wowed the masses with its venerable designs for the longest time already, has announced their intention to jump into the smartwatch game, long term. Well, we are glad to say that such vision has recently paid off, with Swatch’s first proper smartwatch being a Tissot – a Tissot Smart-Touch, to be exact, as this […]


Swatch’s Payments Watch Will Be Arriving Stateside

While Apple is working trying to figure out how to bring Apple Pay to China, it seems that Swatch has beaten them to it. If you might recall, a couple of months ago the Swiss watchmaker announced a new watch called the Swatch Bellamy which basically helps to facilitate mobile payments.At the time of launch, it was only available in the Chinese market but recently the company has confirmed that […]


Swatch Beats Apple To The Punch In Mobile Payments For China

Apple has made it known that China is considered to be a key market of theirs, which is why the Cupertino company has been focusing trying to bring its products and services into the Chinese market as soon as possible. Now we had heard that the company was planning to bring Apple Pay to China via a partnership with UnionPay, but it looks like Swatch has beat them to it.Swatch, […]


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Swatch Has Multiple But Simple Smartwatches Planned For The Future

Swatch’s plans for wearables is well-known and to a certain extent the company has already begun to dabble in wearable technology. That being said, it seems that the company won’t simply be dipping its toes into the wearable market. In fact it seems that the company is planning on making quite a splash.Speaking Tages-Anzeiger (via Engadget), Swatch’s CEO Nick Hayek revealed that the company has multiple smartwatches planned for the […]


Swatch’s Smartwatch Pegged For A Summer Launch

Earlier this year, Swiss watchmaker Swatch announced their very own smartwatch in the form of the STZO. Unlike some of the other smartwatches in the market today, the STZO appears to feature a bright and youthful design as opposed to more “serious” smartwatches like the Moto 360, but with its price tag of $160, it certainly sounds like an affordable wearable for youngsters.Unfortunately at the time of its announcement, the […]


Future Swatch Watches Will Support NFC Payments

The Swatch Group is one of the very few watch companies in Switzerland that’s actually taking the smartwatch threat very seriously. Swatch inventor recently said that smartwatches are actually an ice age that’s headed towards the Swiss watch industry and companies have to adapt in order to survive. At the company’s annual media day today Swatch CEO Nick Hayek revealed that the company has inked deals that will bring support for […]


Swatch Inventor Thinks An Ice Age Is Headed For Swiss Watch Industry

It was only a few days ago that Apple officially announced the pricing and release date of the Apple Watch and safe to say there were mixed reactions about the wearable and its price. The Apple Watch is priced significantly higher than its competitors but that’s because Apple is trying to position it as a premium product, so now that it’s all out in the open, do watchmakers have something […]


Swatch To Launches New Touchscreen Fitness Smartwatch

Finally, Swatch has revealed its update to its current touchscreen watch, specifically the Swatch Touch. Introducing the Swatch Touch Zero One, a fitness watch made to cater the needs of beach volleyball players specifically. Just like most fitness watch, STZO too can track calories burned and monitor data such as steps taken by its wearer, but the main integrated purpose of its design is in fact to track and focus […]


Swatch’s Co-Inventor Thinks Swiss Watch Industry Might Have Missed The Smartwatch Boat

Watches have been around for centuries and have evolved over the years in terms of its mechanism and its design. With the entrance of smartwatches, tech companies are hoping that their new wearables will pave the way for a new standard. Of course there are some who believe that regular watches will remain separate from smartwatches.After all not everyone needs to be connected all the time, right? However there are […]


Swatch Might Look To Smartwatches

I am quite sure that many of us do own a Swatch at least once in our lifetime, which is the mass producer of Swiss-made timepieces, which are not exactly the most expensive Swiss timepieces in the world, but then again, they definitely are not cheap compared to a regular over-the-counter wristwatch. Apart from that, we know that companies need to evolve from time to time to remain relevant, and […]


Apple Reportedly Working With Swatch On Multiple iWatch Devices [Rumor]

Given that there are several smartwatches in the market to choose from right now, one of the ways Apple could get a leg up on the competition and differentiate themselves would actually be to work with Swiss watchmakers, who have been renowned for their timepieces. We have heard rumors of how Apple had tried to hire some of them but were ultimately refused.However according to a recent report from VentureBeat, […]


Swatch Sistem51 Delivers Swiss Mechanical Movement On The Cheap

Here is a different way to use the world relative – it has nothing associated with your flesh and blood, but rather, watch lovers who love Swiss mechanical movement used to have to fork out huge sums of money to own such a timepiece, but the Swatch Sistem51 does that without requiring you to break the bank, now how about that for being relatively cheap?


Swatch Plans To Fight “iWatch” Trademark

Is the iWatch real? We’re sure that’s the question many of us are wondering, and so far there seems to be evidence to suggest that it is. This is mainly thanks to trademark filings for the iWatch moniker which we saw back in 2013 in countries such as Mexico, Taiwan, and Japan.In fact a change to the iWatch trademark filing this year which classified it as a watch only served […]