Posts from: Alexander Linz

 

Swatch Touch Zero One – Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, just sent me this brand new video. Have a look…

Swatch Touch Zero One – Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, just sent me this brand new video. Have a look…

The new Swatch Touch Zero One is the first step of Swatch Group to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market. As the product itself is very emotional I just got this video that will be released later today.  

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Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch, powered By MotionX. Discover the watches and listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch, powered By MotionX. Discover the watches and listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Powered by MotionX, the new Swiss Horological Smartwatches are capable of bi-directional communication with iPhone and Android apps. Discoverwatches by clicking on “read more”…

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Today @ 03:00 UTC, when the embargo is lifted, I will together with Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch. Don´t miss to discover the new watches and to listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Today @ 03:00 UTC, when the embargo is lifted, I will together with Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch. Don´t miss to discover the new watches and to listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.
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Swatch Touch Zero One – Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek sets the first step to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market.  

Swatch Touch Zero One – Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek sets the first step to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market.  

In honor of the new Beach Volleyball collaboration, Swatch has created the Touch Zero One. Guys, the cards are being reshuffled. Touch Zero One is only the first step …

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The Smart Watch Story continues… Check out the new Pebble Time

New Hardware Enables More with Pebble Time Without Sacrificing Battery Life

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Breaking News: Stéphane Linder new CEO of Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry

Breaking News: Stéphane Linder new CEO of Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry

The former TAG Heuer CEO Stéphane Linder today was announced to be the new CEO of Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry.

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Breaking News: Laurent Dordet appointed CEO of La Montre Hermès.

Breaking News: Laurent Dordet appointed CEO of La Montre Hermès.

Laurent Dordet, currently CEO of Hermès Maroquinerie Sellerie, has been appointed CEO of La Montre Hermès with effect March 1st 2015.

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Black Ceramic and Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Grey Ceramic

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Black Ceramic and Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Grey Ceramic

The collaboration between Ferrari and Hublot started in 2012. Nine limited Ferrari chronographs have been launched so far. These are two new Big Bang Ferrari “racing” versions for the year 2015.

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Chronoliner

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Chronoliner

Breitling is an “official supplier to world aviation”. The Swiss watch-manufacturer found inspiration in a model from the 1950s and 60s to present its new Chronoliner.

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Swatch Sistem51 – discover the new SISTEM PINK, SISTEM GREEN, SISTEM CHIC, SISTEM CLASS, SISTEM CREAM

Swatch Sistem51 – discover the new SISTEM PINK, SISTEM GREEN, SISTEM CHIC, SISTEM CLASS, SISTEM CREAM

The Swatch Sistem51 is the Swiss made mechanical watch that has turned the old and traditional watch world upside down. It’s not made by hand, but on a fully automated assembly line.

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A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”

Yesterday, live from Dresden, I was able to present, once again ahead of time, the first pictures and information about the stunning “1815″. Today, back in the office, let me add a bit more information…

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Patek Philippe aligns global pricing and adjusts to the strong Swiss franc. Official Press Release…

Patek Philippe aligns global pricing and adjusts to the strong Swiss franc. Official Press Release…

Already eight days (!) ago I informed you correctly as one of the very first that Patek Philippe will make some price adjustments. Today the famous Geneva watchmaker released this …

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A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”. A new limited to 200 pieces platinum watch for 31.500 Euro including 19 % VAT. Just presented here in Dresden by A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

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Glashütte Original & Berlin International Film Festival “Berlinale”. The Saxon watchmaker becomes a protagonist. View five short films and then be my juror.

Glashütte Original & Berlin International Film Festival “Berlinale”. The Saxon watchmaker becomes a protagonist. View five short films and then be my juror.

Since five years the Saxon watchmaker is official partner of the Berlinale. With five short films Glashütte Original this year changed its passive role to become also a protagonist.

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Hublot & Supermodel Bar Refaeli & the new Hublot Big Bang Broderie

Hublot & Supermodel Bar Refaeli & the new Hublot Big Bang Broderie

Supermodel Bar Refaeli is the face of Hublot’s new ladies’ campaign. See pictures & videos and discover the new Big Bang Broderie. 

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Saint Honoré – the Tour Eiffel timepiece

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Saint Honoré – the Tour Eiffel timepiece

For the first time ever real steel taken from the Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower) in Paris has been incorporated into a watch bezel. Click on read more to discover the new timepiece…

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Porsche Design Chronotimer Series 1

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Porsche Design Chronotimer Series 1

I just received a picture of the new Porsche Design timepiece. This is the first new designed chronograph after the recent relaunch of the Porsche Design watch brand. Have a look and click on “read more”…

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Watchstars Awards 2014. These are the five winners: A. Lange & Söhne, Patek Philippe, Ressence, Audemars Piguet and Swatch

Watchstars Awards 2014. These are the five winners: A. Lange & Söhne, Patek Philippe, Ressence, Audemars Piguet and Swatch

The Watchstars Awards are international watch awards given out annually by an international committee of experts. Watchstars honors “the best watches of the world” in different categories. 

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Patek Philippe: To maintain similar prices in most markets the following changes to the retail prices will be realized tomorrow

Patek Philippe: To maintain similar prices in most markets the following changes to the retail prices will be realized tomorrow

After the SNB decision Patek Philippe has decided to change the retail prices of its products as follows …

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Oris Aquis Depth Gauge with a blackened case, a yellow rubber strap and unidirectional revolving top ring with tungsten inlay

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Oris Aquis Depth Gauge with a blackened case, a yellow rubber strap and unidirectional revolving top ring with tungsten inlay

The ingenious application of Boyle-Mariotte’s Law in the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge is not new, but this new and cool execution is. Discover the watch by “clicking on read more” …

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Heuer CARRERA (39mm) Calibre 18 – Chronographe automatique

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Heuer CARRERA (39mm) Calibre 18 – Chronographe automatique

This is another Carrera chronograph being marketed under the much more attractive name Heuer and not TAG Heuer. I invite you to discover the timepiece…

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Alpina Startimer Pilot Chronograph Big Date and Alpina Startimer Pilot Big Date

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Alpina Startimer Pilot Chronograph Big Date and Alpina Startimer Pilot Big Date

Frédérique Constant`s little, successful sister Alpina presents two new pilot-type watches for just little money. Click on “read more” to discover them…

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hamilton Chrono Worldtimer Quartz

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hamilton Chrono Worldtimer Quartz

The innovative quartz-calibre enables the wearer of this Hamilton timepiece to switch in-between a chronograph and world time function. 

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hamilton Ventura Elvis80

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hamilton Ventura Elvis80

In 1957 the Ventura was one of the first electronic watches. In 1961 Elvis Presley wore a Hamilton Ventura in the movie Blue Hawaii. In 2015 the King of Rock `n` Roll would have celebrated his 80th birthday. This is the 2015  Hamilton Ventura Elvis80

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase

This is a Longines we have already seen before. But since classic chronographs with moon phase indication are again getting popular the Conquest Classic Moonphase makes it way back to the markets…

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer

Pre-Baselworld 2015: MIDO Commander Caliber 80 Chronometer

Mido is expanding its Commander collection to include the Caliber 80 Chronometer, a high-precision timepiece powered by a new, latest generation chronometer movement.

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Good news from the Swatch Group: These are the Swatch Group Key Figures 2014

Good news from the Swatch Group: These are the Swatch Group Key Figures 2014

Some financial analysts already started to mope and to predict only a mediocre year 2015. I have different information to offer you: On the one hand side – as always my insider information – and today the official Swatch Group Key Figures 2014 …

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915

In 1915, one century ago, Breitling was one of the very first brands to offer a wrist chronograph. This Transocean with an exclusive new Breitling calibre and an unusual design is reinterpreting the famous 1915 timepiece.

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Interview with Peter Stas, Founder, Co-Owner and CEO of Frédérique Constant and Alpina, about the upcoming horological year 2015.

Interview with Peter Stas, Founder, Co-Owner and CEO of Frédérique Constant and Alpina, about the upcoming horological year 2015.

Frédérique Constant grew 16 % in 2014, Alpina 64 %! Respect! I today met Peter Stas in Geneva and we talked about the upcoming horological year 2015. What does Peter expect and was does Peter have in the pipeline? 

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition – This is the new official James Bond 007 watch of the 24th Bond movie called Spectre

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition – This is the new official James Bond 007 watch of the 24th Bond movie called Spectre

Omega unveils the next official 007-watch. The new James Bond movie Spectre will be released November 6th this year. Click on “read more” to see the new cool Omega timepiece …

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