Tag: pebble

MWC – Hey Honor. Perform some Magic in Europe!

Imagine a pebble. One of those really cool pebbles that you find at the beach. Those ones that you use for skimming across the water. They’re brilliant aren’t they? Here at Mobile World Congress I’ve managed to get some time with the Honor Pebble Magic. It’s very pebble …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 188 – Resolutionary AMPed Pebble

Another week, another Coolsmartphone Podcast. In Episode 188 Matteo is joined by Greg and Garry. Greg has more money than sense, but maybe not after having bought the new MacBook Pro. Garry declares his love for Huawei, we mourn Pebble and AMP things up a bit… Matteo – …

Pebble 2 Smartwatch – Review

I was one of the Kickstarter backers for the original Pebble smartwatch back in 2012. I still actually own that too. Shortly after I purchased the Pebble Steel. However, when the colour Pebble Time watches appeared, I fell out of love with them. I thought the new colour ePaper interface was a …

Pebble Smartwatches down in price today

Fancy yourself a rather cool Pebble smartwatch? The entire range appears to have had a price cut today over on Amazon, where the Pebble Steel is down to £104.99 with a £4.09 delivery charge and the Pebble Time is down to £169.99. There’s other choices too, including the …

Pebble Smartwatch back down to crazy-cheap price

I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas break and you’re all now ready to go back out to the shops in a frenzy of retail craziness. Today we’ve got a few of the mobile gadget bargains that you’ll be seeing, including this rather cheap Pebble Smartwatch. It’s …

Pebble Health a stone’s throw away from fitter smartwear

Fitbit must be rolling over in some type of fitful unrest. The cross-platform smartwear manufacturer Pebble has just rolled out a new application to bring itself in line with a lot of dual purpose wearables with the new Pebble Health app. The Pebble Health app focuses on three …

Black Friday Madness – Pebble Smartwatch

Fancy yourself an original Pebble for really not-that-much cash? It might not look quite that beautiful now, but the Pebble is available from Amazon and Currys for just £49. This deal is only on the black one. If you want to learn more about this particular watch, have …

Pebble announce the Pebble Time Round

Traditionally most of us have the expectation that watches are a certain shape – circular. For a while, smartwatches struggled to accommodate this traditional shape until relatively recently when a few Android Wear devices with round faces started to make an appearance. Pebble was an early entry into the …

Pebble Time – Review.

It has been a while since I mentioned the Pebble Time. To be honest this is intentional. I had an issue with the first one they gave me, which was resolved by a replacement (more on that later). Now that I have had some time to use it in the …

Pebble Time gets new update

For those of us who are sporting Pebble’s latest E-ink wonder, Thursday morning heralded a little surprise. Pebble’s app for Android prompted me to download and install a new update for my watch. Here is what Pebble have to say about the new software… Today’s update makes vibration intensity …

A touchless smartwatch… it’s happening

Deus Ex Technology have had a good week. They launched their project on Kickstarter on the 18th and within 6 days they have achieved their goal of $100k. Awesome. But why should I care? If you own a smartwatch then this will be very interesting. They have made …

Pebble Time – Hands-on

I have one. That is all see you later! Only joking… 🙂 I am now a proud owner of the brand new Pebble Time and I thought I would share some of my thoughts about it. I’ve now had it for a couple of days. Bear with me …

Pebble Time update.

For a moment yesterday we were concerned that Pebble Time, a device we were waiting patiently for, was going to be nothing but vapourware. This morning there was a collective sigh of relief as, in our inboxes, we were greeted with an email from Kickstarter with an update …

MWC – My favourite three devices (Leigh)

Back in the day I used to go out to Mobile World Congress on my own. Then it was held in Wolverhampton and there was me and a bloke from Nokia standing around a market stall. * This year there was several of us descending on the event, …

MWC – Pebble Time Steel announced

I’m currently trying to find ways to tell James that I’ve “accidentally” kept his Pebble watch. I’ve been here in Barcelona since Saturday, it’s not been charged once and it’s received endless notifications during that time. Email, calendar notifications and tweets all pop up and I’m just loving …

Pebble and Windows Phone

The reaction to the announcement of the Pebble Time has been nothing short of amazing. Support has far exceeded the expected financial target and even amongst those who write for this site, a generally unexcitable bunch, there has been widespread enthusiasm and buzz (evident in the number of …

Pebble Time launches on Kickstarter

Today was a big day for Pebble. Just in case you have been living under a rock and dont know who Pebble are, they made the first truly usable Smartwatch that could work on both iOS and Android. That one was also funded through a Kickstarter project and …

Pebble and Myriam Joire part company

Pebble entered the wearable tech market early with their range of cross platform smart watches. A KickStarter success story, Pebble started to gather a following and generate a significant buzz in the tech world. The well known and respected journalist Myriam Joire (aka @tnkgrl) soon joined Pebble in …

The latest Pebble firmware update adds emoji support

Emoji are a part of life now, in the past I’d have just replied “this makes happy” but nowadays your obliged to reply “lol :)”. But if you have a Pebble and someone sends you a message containing an emoji previously you’d be lost, wondering what that blank …

Which watch should I wear today?

These days I find myself in a daily predicament, not only do I have to work out which phone to take with me to work I also now have to choose which watch I wear as well and by watch I mean Smartwatch. I’ve been a smartwatch user …

Pebble Steel – Review

The original Pebble was one of the first SmartWatches that actually got my attention, up until then SmartWatches were just trying far too hard. With devices like the Sony Liveview being flawed by horrific software and driver issues. What Pebble were offering seemed to fit a lot of …

Pebble App Store coming to iOS on Monday

Have you like me got a Pebble smart watch or, if you’re a lucky boy like our own Dan, a Pebble steel ? Well, if you are you will know only way to install apps to your watch is by using “third party” sites to download and then …

New Metal Pebble watch announced at CES

Pebble have announced a second model at CES tonight – the Steel Pebble. Containing the same internals as the first Pebble, the outside has had a complete overhaul. Out goes the plastic case, and in comes stainless steel, Corning Gorilla glass and a tricolour LED. Importantly the new …

Pebble Watch now on Amazon – for a price!

The best ever Kickstarter project the Pebble Smart watch is now available on Amazon through their marketplace. Pebble is so far the only cross platform smartwatch, supporting iOS and Android already, with Windows Phone to come (and some limited Windows Phone 3rd party apps available already).  I’m one of …

Smartwatches – Just a plaything or the next essential item?

A smartwatch isn’t high up on my shopping list if I’m honest. For me, I’ve got into the habit of checking my phone for the date or time. I simply never wear a watch, but there’s no denying the fact that many still value them. The Sony Smartwatch …

Add additional watchfaces to your Pebble watch

Got a Pebble? No, not a pebble. We know about you. Seriously, you’ve got to stop carrying that thing around with you. I’m on about the Pebble watch and now there’s a a watchface collection so you can upload a new design to your watch. Download ttmm watchfaces …

Patent application shows Samsung Smartwatch possibility

The watch.  The humble timekeeper that has mostly been worn on the wrist for centuries. We have gone from the simple watch with two hands to digital watches to watches with calculators built in and now to smartwatches. It has been claimed that the smartwatch will be the …

Pebble – the watch that connects to your phone

I think I’ve had my Pebble for at least a week now and I can say I really do like it. It’s not massive on the wrist, which was my initial concern, my wife tried hers and said it was just acceptable for her to wear too. I …

Pebble to make announcement at CES 2013

Pebble backers will be receiving an email hinting at the Pebble watch being shipped some time after CES 2013 with an announcement being streamed live @ 09:00hrs PST (17:00 GMT) on Wednesday 9th January I like many backers can’t wait to get my hands on my new bit …

Pebble shipping in October?

People are receiving their Kickstarter funded Pebble watch order confirmations today and as an added bonus you can change your mind, I myself ordered two black Pebble’s and received the confirmation email this morning asking me to confirm my shipping address  and my colour preference As you can see the Cherry …

Blue Samsung Galaxy SIII in video

So, as you’ll have probably seen from the previous story, we have ourselves not one but TWO Galaxy SIII handsets. One in white and the other in pebble blue. I’ve filmed a quick couple of videos to show the blue handset in the flesh, so click on to …

Pebble E-Paper Smart Watch Breaks Kickstarter records

Since the Double Fine Adventure Game Kickstarter funding back in February, Kickstarter seems to have kicked into high gear for tech related projects. The latest record holder and one that I’m personally backing, is the Pebble E-Paper Smart Watch. In simple terms it connects to your iPhone or Android mobile …