by Joe Levi | March 8, 2013 8:13 PM
Delivered in packaging that states "it's time" and "meet pebble" with cutesy watch face that says "hello" to you in a speech bubble, one might get the impression that the Pebble Smartwatch should be a friendly addition to your family -- and not a wristwatch. However, despite what Michael Fisher showed you in his recent video "Wristwatch, Redefined: Life on a Pebble Smart Watch", the Pebble smartwatch isn't prefect. What's with that strap Michael backed the Pebble project on Kickstarter for $99. I got in just a little later with a $115 pledge. Today, if you want to pre-order a Pebble for ...
by Michael Fisher | March 6, 2013 5:28 PM
Around here, we're no strangers to wrist-worn smart devices. From bare-bones Bluetooth sport watches to full-on smartphones condensed to wearable size, we've seen them all. Problem is, we haven't been all that impressed by what we've seen. Whether by halfhearted design or a misguided quest for all-encompassing functionality, most of the intelligent watches we've strapped on have very quickly found themselves retired to the novelty drawer. Last year, a company named Pebble -formerly Allerta- burst onto the scene with aspirations to change all that. Pebble's halo product: an e-paper-based ...
by Joe Levi | January 9, 2013 9:28 PM
I'm all about convenience -- and I'm a terrible judge of time. My smartphone (and PDAs before that) helped me keep track of appointments, contacts, and stuff that I need to get done, but they were never terribly convenient for checking the time and date. My watch, on the proverbial "other hand" only told me the time, date, and day of the week. For as long as I can recall I've wanted to combine the two -- well, sort of. We've seen PDAs and even cell phones crammed into wrist watches before, but they've never succeeded at really marrying the two technologies. Various manufacturers tried ...
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