Pebble App Store to Go Live Monday, Feb. 3
Pebble indicated via Twitter that the app store for its smartwatch will officially launch on Monday, February 3. It will go live at 1PM Eastern time. Pebble will make the iOS version available first, with the Android version to follow shortly thereafter. Rather than use the Pebble watch to browse for apps, owners will be able to access the app store from their smartphone to browse for and purchase apps, and then push them to the Pebble smartwatch over Bluetooth. Pebble recently made the Pebble Steel available for $249, a metallic version of its smartwatch. It can be ordered online.
Pebble Expands Its Wearables' Features with Fresh Firmware
Pebble today improved its smartwatch platform with more health and fitness features. The expanded toolset is being made available through a firmware update for the Pebble Time-series watches as well as the accompanying Pebble app for Android and iOS smartphones.
Latest Pebble System Update Improves Health and Weather
Pebble has tweaked the performance of its health app and introduced a brand new weather app in a system update for Pebble smartwatches. Pebble OS version 3.13 takes steps to improve the accuracy of Pebble Health, which now accounts for movements during sleep and prevents them from being logged as steps.
Pebble Gives Its Watch Another Go 'Round
Pebble today announced the Pebble Time Round, a round variation of its stainless steel smartwatch. The Pebble Time Round runs the latest operating system, with features such as Timeline and third-party apps, and is compatible with Android (4.3) and iOS (8.0) smartphones.
Pebble OS 4.0 Focuses On Ease of Use
Pebble today released a new firmware update for its line of wearables that should improve the day-to-day usability of Pebble smartwatches. For example, a new Quick View feature lets users see what's next on their calendar from the watch face.
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