Tag Heuer’s Connected Watch gets an Arabic dial ahead of Eid Al Adha

Time does not wait – that’s the English translation of the Arabic Calligraphy you’ll find on the newest dial of the Tag Heuer Connected Watch. The distinctive Arabic dial was designed by Lebanese street artist Yazan Halwani, and was launched in Dubai on September 7, just a few days ahead of Eid Al Adha. The watch face is free to download for new and existing users of the Tag Heuer Connected Watch.

Tag Heuer has been busy adding new dials to its Connected Watch, and we're sure this new dial will help the brand connect more to Middle Eastern audiences.

Tag Heuer has been busy adding new dials to its Connected Watch, and we’re sure this new dial will help the brand connect more to Middle Eastern audiences.

Tag Heuer takes over MOE’s Ski Dubai

That is a bit of a sensationalist headline but, for one day at least, it was absolutely true. Tag Heuer chose Mall of the Emirates’ Ski Dubai to launch its 2016 collection on the 30th of May, and we were in attendance to check out the new timepieces.

Victor Berard, two time French champion freestyle skier, dazzled audiences with his skills.

Victor Berard, two time French champion freestyle skier, dazzled audiences with his skills.

TAG Heuer Connected watch hits the UAE

In November 2015 TAG Heuer premiered its Connected Watch to the world, with the assistance of CEO & President of LVMH watches, Jean-Claude Biver. The piece is TAG’s first smartwatch and is the result of a collaboration between TAG Heuer, Intel and Google. It sports the same sort of looks that you’ll find on TAG’s newest Carrera pieces (with the Heuer 01 calibre), and is now officially on sale across the UAE.

The Connected Watch is mostly digital, and so doesn't qualify for the 'Swiss Made' demarcation.

The Connected Watch is mostly digital, and so doesn’t qualify for the ‘Swiss Made’ demarcation.

H. Moser & Cie unveils the Swiss Alp Watch

With the launch of its Swiss Alp Watch, independent watchmaker H. Moser & Cie (HMC) is drawing attention to the latest challenge to befall the Swiss watchmaking industry – the smartwatch. The brand is also committing to fighting the smartwatch onslaught by inspiring its fellow mechanical watchmaking counterparts to uphold the centuries-long tradition of Swiss watchmaking.

Straight from the company's website: the Swiss Alp Watch is inspired by the modern design of smartwatches, but is entirely mechanical.

Straight from the company’s website: the Swiss Alp Watch is inspired by the modern design of smartwatches, but is entirely mechanical.

Apple joins forces with Hermes to create new version of Apple watch

Apple is partnering with luxury brand Hermès – the result is a new collection of Apple watches, known as the Apple Watch Hermès. The new collection will sport a stainless steel case, offer three exclusive dial designs, and will be offered with a selection of straps that have been handmade by Hermès.

Apple is adding a touch of luxury to its line-up with the Apple Watch Hermès collection.