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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 […]

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Pebble smartwatch update adds support for all Android notifications

The Pebble smartwatch may not have a color screen or support for voice controls like the Apple Watch or Android Wear devices from LG, Samsung, and Motorola. But it does have long battery life, an always-on, sunlight readable display, a week of battery life, and a starting price of just $99. And starting with the […]

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Pebble’s smartwatches get price drops, new features: Now starting at $99

Pebble was one of the first company’s to make a big splash in the smartwatch space. But now that there’s growing competition from Samsung, Apple, Motorola, LG, and others, what’s an early innovator to do? Drop prices and add new features, apparently. Pebble has announced it’s cutting the prices of all its smartwatches by $50, and […]

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Deals of the Day (9-29-2014)

In the market for a smartwatch, but don’t want to spend too much money? Pebble’s smartwatches usually sell for $150 and up and a new Samsung Gear usually goes for $200 or more. But right now you can pick up a Pebble for $50 off and save even more on a (refurbished) first generation Samsung […]

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Lilbits (8-18-2014): Chrome web apps going native(ish) on Android

Google is working on a new project called “Fizz” which is designed to make mobile web apps more like native apps. In other words, developers may eventually be able to send work even when you’re offline, send push notifications, or perform other actions just as if they were native apps. You won’t even need to have […]

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Pebble smartwatch now comes with a splash of pastel color (limited edition)

The Pebble smartwatch has an ePaper display, support for Android and iOS notifications, and a third-party app store. But if you’ve been unimpressed with the color options available so far, Pebble’s now offering three bright new colors. The new “Fresh” green, “Hot” pink and “Fly” blue smartwatches are limited edition models which are available exclusively […]

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Zebble is a Pebble smartwatch clone for half the price (and none of the ecosystem)

Pebble beat big name companies including Samsung, LG, Motorola and Apple to the smartwatch market with the launch of a wristwatch with an ePaper display, long battery life, the ability to sync with Android and iOS and display notifications on your wrist, and support for many third party apps. The Pebble Smartwatch currently sells for […]

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Not all smartwatch makers are sold on Android Wear

Google’s Android Wear platform has attracted a lot of potential smartwatch makers. Motorola and LG are already planning to launch Android Wear devices in the first half of 2014. And Google says it’s also working with Asus, HTC, LG, Samsung, and others. But while Android Wear looks like a slick operating system for wearable devices, […]