Pebble has announced that, as of today, the company is shutting down as an independent entity. Pebble’s former competitor, Fitbit, will be acquiring key Pebble assets, exlcuding the company’s hardware products. The news comes after a long period of silence from Pebble that gave way to rumors of the company’s acquisition by Fitbit.
Pebble and Amazon have partnered together in an unexpected way. During the Kickstarter for its latest round of products, Pebble has announced that its Core keychain fitness/hacker do-it-all device will have Amazon Alexa support.
Alexa is Amazon’s virtual assistant that usually running on Echo devices. With Alexa on a Pebble Core, you have ... Read More »
Announced on the official Pebble Twitter account and plastered across the landing page for Pebble.com, the platform agnostic smartwatch company is counting down to some kind of reveal set to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24.
According to Pebble, we’re all “in for a treat” tomorrow at 10AM Eastern. As for ... Read More »
The wearable industry is in an odd phase of life. Multiple manufacturers have released a myriad of wearables upon a market that was supposedly demanding them. The problem now is that sales have been significantly lower than expected, causing manufacturers to struggle and leading investors to become wary. While large companies like Apple and Samsung ... Read More »
The Pebble series of smartwatches have been very successful, beating Android Wear to the market and undercutting it in terms of costs. What’s not to love about a smartwatch filled with features and a battery that lasts all week on one charge? And with the success of the new Pebble Time line and Pebble Health, which ... Read More »
While Android Wear and, to a lesser degree, Samsung’s Tizen OS, get the bulk of our attention in the smartwatch world, Pebble, the company that arguably kicked off the current consumer interest in smartwatches, continues to update its platform to stay relevant.
Pebble retains its big advantage in battery life thanks to its unique ... Read More »
Pebble has some big announcements to make today regarding both their new and old devices. Starting with the new devices, Pebble is introducing Pebble Health for the Pebble Time, Pebble Time Steel and Pebble Time Round. Pebble Health is Pebble’s health and fitness tracking software. It was developed in collaboration with Stanford University ... Read More »
With the launch of the Pebble Time came Timeline, which the interface in Pebble Firmware 3.0. It organizes all of your information in a timeline centered around the present, and you can go into the past or future with a press of a button.
At time of the Time’s launch, an update ... Read More »