Pebble Upgrades the Pebble Time With Metal, Calls it Pebble Time Steel

Pebble spiced up its Pebble Time Kickstarter project this morning with the announcement of a new all-metal version, called Pebble Time Steel, and what they are calling “Smartstraps.” The campaign for their new smartwatch has already crushed their previous record in just over a week, so don’t be surprised if today’s goodies continues to push the needle towards another record.  (more…)

Pebble Time is the New Color Pebble, Now Live on Kickstarter

Pebble kept to its word this morning with the announcement of a new product, the Pebble Time. As expected, the Pebble Time comes with a full color e-paper display, along with a new interface called Timeline, which is a bit like Google Now in that it puts relevant info at your fingertips. In a somewhat surprising move, Pebble is launching Pebble Time through Kickstarter, just like they did with the original Pebble. Well, almost like the original. This time, Pebble Time is nearly complete as a product, they just need funding, which is their way of seeing just how many to make, I would imagine.  (more…)

The King of Bezel: Is This the New Color Pebble?

In 23 hours and change, Pebble is going to announce some sort of new product. At least that’s what their website is telling us with a countdown that started last week. Rumors suggest that it will be the next generation Pebble smartwatch with a bigger, color display and new version of Pebble’s watch operating system. Thanks to an image found on Pebble’s own website servers, we may now know exactly what it looks like. Just look above.  (more…)

Pebble is Teasing Something for Next Week, Could be a New Watch With Color Display

This morning, Pebble updated its website to include a picture of a blue Pebble watch with a smiley watchface, situated above a countdown that ends next Tuesday. The updated site doesn’t mention what the countdown is for, only that you can sign-up to receive more info if “curious.” Of course, our immediate thought is that they have a new watch to unveil next week, which 9to5Mac has received word on.  (more…)

Pebble Beta Version 2.3 Brings Android Wear Notifications, Auto App Updating

The team over at Pebble has exciting news for Android users, as two big features have been launched inside Version 2.3 of the Pebble Beta app. After updating, Pebble users will be able to see and utilize Android Wear-like notifications, as if you owned a Moto 360 or G Watch R. For example, if you receive a message through Hangouts, a notification will appear on your Pebble, which will allow you to reply to said message via selected emojis.

In addition to enhanced notifications on your Pebble, support for Android devices running 4.0+ has been added for the beta application. Lastly, auto app updates has been built in, allowing your watch to update software while it sits idling on a charger. Clutch.  (more…)