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Reports: Fitbit wants to acquire Pebble

Fitbit is one of the biggest players in the wearable gadget space thanks to the company’s popular line of activity trackers. But as fitness tracking features are increasingly being built into other devices including smartwatches, smartphones, and even some smart headphones, it looks like Fitbit may be looking to expand. According to reports from The Information and The […]

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Pebble 2 smartwatch hits FCC ahead of Sept ship date

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, smartwatch maker Pebble is getting ready to ship the Pebble 2 smartwatch. The company is taking pre-orders at its website and plans to begin shipping watches to new customers and those that backed the crowdfunding campaign next month. Ahead of that launch date, the Pebble 2 passed […]

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Pebble Core wearable supports Amazon’s Alexa voice service

The Pebble Core is a tiny, internet-connected device that you can use as a fitness tracker, music player, or smart remote control for your other gadgets. It also has a microphone, which we were originally told was for recording voice notes on the go. But it turns out there’s another use for the mic: The […]

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Pebble Core: A tiny music player and fitness tracker with GPS and 3G

Smartwatch maker Pebble is launching its first device that’s not a smartwatch. The Pebble Core is a tiny $99 device that has no screen… but which does have GPS, a 3G modem, WiFi, Bluetooth, and a headphone jack. It’s designed for runners that want to track their distance and routes while listening to music… you can even […]

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Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 smartwatches hit Kickstarter, each sporting heart rate sensors

Pebble’s smartwatches were among the first to hit the market, and in addition to letting you view notifications from your phone and run third-party apps, every model released to date has had some very basic fitness-tracking features: they could measure your step count. Now Pebble is adding a bit more health-tracking capability to its smartwatch […]

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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 Time Round smartwatch is available November 8th for $250 and up

Pebble’s classiest looking smartwatch to date has been available for pre-order for a few months. Starting November 8th you’ll be able to walk into a retail store and buy one. Pebble will start shipping Pebble Time Round watches to customers who placed pre-orders at about the same time. The Pebble Time Round features a round, always-on […]

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Pebble Time Round is the first Pebble smartwatch with a round display

Pebble is rounding out its line of smartwatches with a new model sporting a circular display. It’s called the Pebble Time Round, and it’s probably the best-looking Pebble watch to date (although if the Moto 360 has a “flat tire,” the Pebble Time Round has a spare tire surrounding the screen). The company says it’s […]