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Pal Strap adds GPS, battery to Pebble Time smartwatches (crowdfunding)

The Pebble Time line of smartwatches can display smartphone notifications, display smartphone notifications, and perform a bunch of other functions thanks to support for third-party apps. But the Pebble Time lineup also supports third-party hardware add-ons, thanks to Pebble’s smartstrap system. Earlier this year a team launched a Crowdfunding campaign for a smartstrap that would add contactless […]

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Pebble Time smartwatches get a $50 price cut (now starting at $150)

Pebbls is cutting the prices of its smartwatches with color screens. Now you can pick up a Pebble Time smartwatch for $150 or a Pebble Time Round for $200. That represents a $50 drop in the prices for each watch, and makes the watches more competitive with other budget smartwatches (and much cheaper than an entry-level […]

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Pagaré smartstrap could give Pebble Time watches contactless payment

As promised a few months ago, the folks at FitPay and ConnecteDevice have launched a Crowdfunding campaign for a smart wrist strap that will let you use a Pebble Time smartwatch for mobile payments. The strap is called Pagaré, and it’s eventually expected to sell for $89, but backers of the Kickstarter campaign can request one […]

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Pagaré smartstrap could bring contactless payments to Pebble Time smartwatch

Earlier this year Pebble announced that its Pebble Time smartwatches would be able to learn new tricks when you attach a special kind of strap that adds functionality. Smartstraps are wristbands with extra hardware such as batteries or wireless chips that can interact with the smartwatch. Pebble doesn’t currently have any plans to produce its own […]

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Pebble smartstraps: Add new features to Pebble Time smartwatches with removable bands

The new Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel smartwatches have color displays and batteries that can run for a week or longer. But that’s not the only thing that separates them from the original Pebble Smartwatch. Pebble also added a 4-pin connector to the back of the watch. You can use it to charge the […]

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Pebble Time Steel smartwatch hits Kickstarter (color, steel watch for $250)

Smartwatch maker Pebble introduced its first model with a color display recently. The Pebble Time won’t hit the streets until May, but tens of thousands of folks have pre-ordered models of the plastic watch with a color display through a Kickstarter campaign. Now there’s another option: Pebble had just added a stainless steel version of the […]

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Pebble Time color smartwatch hits Kickstarter

Pebble has been one of the leaders in the smartwatch space since the company introduced the original Pebble watch almost 3 years ago. While Samsung, Google, Apple, and other companies have launched their own smartwatch platforms in the years since Pebble entered the wearable space, the company still has a loyal following thanks to features such […]