Pebble: Apple Watch Helped Raise Awareness About Wearables
The Pebble smartwatch is a success in its own right. It was one of the most funded Kickstarter projects of all time and basically introduced smartwatches into a market where wearables weren’t even that common yet. However it is safe to say that with all the hype surrounding the Apple Watch that wearables from companies like Pebble have taken a backseat in terms of media coverage.In fact even before the […]
Pebble Launches Its First Round Smartwatch
We reported last week that a rather mysterious countdown timer has appeared on Pebble’s website with no hints about what it’s counting down to, many speculated that perhaps it was counting down to the release of a major firmware update, but the information we received from a trusted source was that Pebble will soon be unveiling a new smartwatch. That’s exactly what has happened today, meet Pebble Time Round, the […]
Pebble's Countdown To Wednesday Is For A New Smartwatch
Last week a mysterious countdown appeared on Pebble’s website. It was speculated that the countdown might be counting down to the release of the 3.0 firmware for the original Pebble, which had been released for the Pebble Time. However according to the information we got from a trusted source, the announcement is said to be for a new watch.
Mysterious Countdown Timer Appears On Pebble’s Website
According to a report from Phandroid, it seems that they have noticed a mysterious countdown timer that has recently made an appearance on Pebble’s website. The countdown appears to be counting down towards the 23rd of September 2015 meaning on that day, we can expect some kind of announcement.While we’re sure many would love to see a new smartwatch released by Pebble, the folks at Phandroid speculate that we could […]
Pebble Time Steel Shipments Start Next Week
Pebble’s new smartwatch was launched a couple of months back following a rather successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign which showed that the company still has a fan following among people willing to strap a smartwatch to their wrist even when the likes of Apple and Samsung have jumped into the market. The metal version of this smartwatch, called Pebble Time Steel, is finally going to start shipping to customers from next week.
Pebble Time Gets Updated
Ah, there is nothing quite like having a piece of hardware that remains technologically relevant despite being in the market for some time already. Those who had faith in the Pebble Time and contributed to it achieve a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign, you will be pleased as punch to hear that the good folks over at Pebble have just rolled out an update for the Pebble Time, as well as the […]
Pebble Time Now Available From Best Buy
Pebble’s new smartwatch, the Pebble Time, was initially launched as a Kickstarter campaign and backers were the first in time to receive the smartwatch. The company confirmed last week that non-backers will be able to pre-order the Pebble Time from Best Buy and now the smartwatch has gone live over at the retailer. It’s possible to pre-order the Pebble Time right now from Best Buy.
Pebble Reportedly Struggling In The Face Of The Apple Watch
While the initial Pebble launch proved to be a Kickstarter darling, it was soon lost in the sea of news which seemed to concentrate more on other platforms like Android Wear, and let’s not forget the Apple Watch which many at that time had assumed would revolutionize the smartwatch industry.Pebble has attempted to stay relevant by releasing a color display version of its smartwatch, but now according to a report […]
Apple Rejecting Apps For Declaring Support For The Pebble Watch
It is hardly an industry secret that Apple’s iOS system is rather closed in which Apple, for the most part, decides what customers can and cannot do with their devices, along with the type of apps that are available for download. Recently it seems that Apple has taken issue with developers who have publicly declared their support for the Pebble Watch in their apps.Now just like how some apps are […]
Pebble Time Kickstarter Raises Over $20 Million
Last month Pebble launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring its new smartwatch, the Pebble Time, to market. The campaign has finally ended. Just a couple of weeks into it this actually became the biggest crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter ever. The finally number stands north of $20 million. This is one crowdfunding record that’s going to stay put for quite some time.
Pebble Thinks Apple and Samsung Overcomplicate Smartwatches
One of the main differences between a regular watch and a smartwatch would be the additional features beyond telling the time, such as receiving notifications, answering calls, and music playback controls. However could it be that companies like Apple and Samsung have overcomplicated the design of smartwatches in a bid to outdo each other?Pebble seems to think so. Speaking to the folks at TrustedReviews, Pebble spokesperson Monica Isla believes that […]
Pebble Time Steel Revealed
Pebble did make an announcement of the Pebble Time last week, but it seems that there was more than met the eye – a brand new product from Pebble has just been revealed, where it is known as the Pebble Time Steel. Judging by its name, this happens to be the stainless steel version of the Pebble Time, where apart from the more luxurious material, everything else about it would […]
Pebble Time, The Second Gen Smartwatch With Color Display, Hits Kickstarter
We reported last week that Pebble had been counting down to something mysterious on its website. It was later rumored that the company might unveil a second generation smartwatch with a color display. Today Pebble finally made the announcement as the countdown timer reached zero. Introducing the Pebble Time, the company’s second generation smartwatch with a color display, which like its predecessor is debuting on Kickstarter.
Pebble With Color Display Seen In Leaked Render
We spotted a countdown time on Pebble’s website last week which was counting down to something mysterious. The countdown will finish tomorrow and that’s when the company will make an official announcement. However it was reported recently that Pebble could launch a new smartwatch with a color display as well as new software on February 24th. At least the former seems to be plausible now that a render of a Pebble […]
Color Screen Rumored For Upcoming Pebble Smartwatch
Earlier today we reported about spotting a countdown timer on Pebble’s official website. The company hasn’t revealed what it is counting down to, that remains a mystery right now, but according to the rumor mill we’ll be treated to a new Pebble smartwatch on February 24th. It is said that the upcoming smartwatch might bring something that many Pebble fans want the next-gen wearable device to have.
Pebble Is Counting Down To Something Mysterious
Head on over to Pebble’s website right now and you’ll see a countdown time right on the homepage. The company hasn’t revealed what it is counting down to, it remains a mystery to everyone, Pebble put up this countdown timer rather quietly so one can’t even guess what’s coming after the time runs out. As of this writing there are four days and 21 hours remaining until Pebble has something to […]
Pebble Smartwatch Now Supports Android Wear Notifications
The Pebble smartwatch runs its own operating system, unlike the slew of newer smartwatches which appear to be powered by Google’s Android Wear. However perhaps to prevent users from jumping boat or maybe to acknowledge that Android Wear could become the dominant smartwatch OS, Pebble started to support Android Wear notifications last year.
Pebble Has Sold More Than One Million Units
Once Pebble was just a project looking for crowdfunding. Since then it has grown into a full fledged business. The smartwatch is now available from retailers across the country and it has continued to hold its ground even against the onslaught of smartwatches from the likes of LG, Samsung and Motorola. Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky has revealed in an interview that on December 31st 2014 the company’s one millionth smartwatch […]
Pebble Gets Android Wear Notifications
Whenever you purchase a regular watch over the counter, that is about what you would get from it for the rest of your life – or rather, the watch’s life. The only thing that you would probably change from time to time would be the battery if it runs on those and is not kinetic-powered, or perhaps the strap if it starts to fray at the side. Well, smartwatches are […]
PayPal App Now Available On Pebble
The Pebble smartwatch can be said to be moderately successful, although you can be sure that when it comes to the overall design compared to the likes of the Moto 360, it loses out in terms of aesthetics. Still, a relatively broad user base would more often than not translate to having a fair number of apps released for it, and the latest app to hit the Pebble would be […]