Pebble Smartwatch

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Electronic Paper Watch made for iPhone and Android

Topic

Imagine being able to access and use your Android or IPhone from your wrist. Well no there is no need for you to just imagine this anymore! Pebble Technology Corp has brought us the Pebble Smartwatch. This is a possible game changer in the world of accessories for smart phones! A smartwatch is a device that allows you to receive and send information to your mobile device. According to Techopedia.com a "Smart Watch is a wearable device marketed as more than a cell phone. With a glance, it gives atomic clock accuracy and allows you to read your text messages in a device that is always at hand." Pebble Smartwatch has outdone this definition. Unlike smartwatches created through Microsoft's "Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT)," Pebble Smartwatch doesn't require a subscription to be used. It connects to you mobile device using Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and 4.0. It also connects to both Android and IOS platform devices. It uses e-paper technology and is a waterproof device. On this page you will find out more about this mind shattering device!

Description

The Pebble Smartwatch is a huge accomplishment for the indie hardware company Pebble Technology Corporation. It was funded by a massively successful Kickstarter campaign and is considered to be one of the most successful campaigns ever featured on that site. It is a user-centered device making everyday access to smartphones more convenient than ever. Pebble offers the ability to fully customize the device by downloading different applications and watchfaces. As mentioned before, it connects with you Android or iPhone via Bluetooth, which allows it to notify you of when you are alerts by silently vibrating on your wrist.

The Pebble SmartWatch is compatible with:
  • iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5 or any iPod Touch with iOS 5 or iOS 6.
  • Android devices running OS 2.3 and up.

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85,000 PEBBLERS AND COUNTING!


Applications


Pebble is the first watch built for the 21st century.
Pebble strove to create a minimalist yet fashionable product that seamlessly blends into everyday life.
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Be alerted with a glance of the wrist.
Notification Center on your Pebble Smartwatch allows a silent vibration notification on your watch, sending information straight from your phone. Because Pebble works at the system level, Pebble supports all iOS and Andriod notifications out of the box.
Such features include:
  • Incoming Caller ID
  • Email (Gmail or any IMAP email account)
  • SMS on both Android and iPhones
  • iMessage (iOS only)
  • Calendar Alerts
  • Facebook Messages
  • Twitter
  • Weather Alerts
  • Silent vibrating alarm and timer

Control your music seamlessly.
You can also use Pebble to control music apps. Music apps that support Bluetooth control on both iOS and Android work with Pebble, allowing you to control music right from the wrist.

Customize your perfect watch. It's as easy as downloading an app.
Using the Pebble Dashboard app on your phone, you can download and install beautiful new watch faces.
Pebble states that they will soon expand on this functionality to allow entirely new apps to be installed on the phone and other mobile devices.
Not only does the Pebble Smartwatch allow for consumers to download apps to add new features, but it also allows for new apps to be created by any consumer through coding.Dashboard App now available on Google Play and iTunes.


Here are a couple of videos about the Pebble Smartwatch














Related Links

Pebble Smartwatch Video- http://vimeo.com/pebble/kickstarter
Pebble Smartwatch Homepage- http://getpebble.com/
Pebble Smarwatch News release date- http://www.businessinsider.com/pebble-smartwatch-begins-shipping-today-2013-1
Cnet Review on Pebble Smartwatch- http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57565442-76/rock-on-pebble-watch-gets-catapulted-to-early-backers/
PC Magazine- http://appscout.pcmag.com/none/307356-pebble-smartwatch-dashboard-app-now-available
Techopedia- http://www.techopedia.com/definition/24915/smart-watch