Tag Archives: Pebble

Pebble Time Steel lands on Kickstarter for $250

Following an extremely successful start to its Kickstarter campaign, at MWC Pebble today added a new member of the Pebble Time family to its lineup: Pebble Time Steel. The Pebble Time Steel is available as an additional tier of Pebble’s Time Kickstarter campaign. Priced at $250 for backers, with retail pricing said to be $299, it ships in July. The new…

Opinion: Apple Watch will spring the smartwatch market forward

Yesterday, Apple sent out invites to a March 9th media event to select members of the press. The event, which tips its hat to Daylight Saving Time with its “Spring Forward” tagline, will be the platform for Apple to show off its Apple Watch line once again and fill in the blanks left after the device’s September unveiling. Is the Time right for…

Pebble releases limited edition brightly-colored smartwatch

Today Pebble announced three new limited edition smart watches. The new smartwatches look like the original Pebble with exception to their neon colors, and they house the same internals as the original as well. In Fly Blue, Fresh Green, and Hot Pink, these watches seem fit for a young summer crowd. Although the Pebble has been around for some time…

What the iWatch needs to succeed

So as some of you may well know, I harbour something resembling an intense hatred of wearable technology. Some of this stems from a stubborn predisposition against watches, and some of it comes from a logical examination of the concept of wearable technology. To summarise my feelings on the latter, I would argue that current smartwatches aren’t capable…

Best Buy to begin selling Pebble Steel smart watch starting Sunday

Original Pebble smart watch (left) and Pebble Steel (right). Pebble has announced in a blog post today that Best Buy stores will begin selling the Pebble Steel in-stores and online beginning this Sunday, June 15. The Best Buy version of the smart watch will sell for $229 and include a leather band, while Pebble’s online store sells the Steel for $249…

Why I hate smartwatches

Ever since the inception of the smartwatch, I’ve found myself looking more and more upon that abhorrent concept with disgust and hatred. I thought I’d take some time to expound a little on why I dislike them so much. I suppose my initial reaction to the smartwatch lies in my disdain for “wearables” in general. I’ve never been a fan of watches, finding…

My 5 favorite Pebble Watchfaces

Since Pebble only gives you space for up to 8 watchfaces and apps, it’s important to find a few favorites and just stick to those. If I could have 20+ installed, I would. But on the plus side, it means I don’t have anything on my Pebble Steel that I don’t really like. Here are the 5 third party watchfaces I’ve loaded on to my smartwatch, and why I like…

What’s on my Pebble

Now that the Pebble appstore has been out and developers have had time to push some apps to the store, I finally have the apps on my Pebble that I find the most useful and interesting. I currently have 7 of the 8 slots available on Pebble filled with different watch faces and apps that can all be found in the Pebble appstore. 1. Modern Longlife…