Pebble is making good on its promise to become a real player in smartwatches, not just everyone's favourite crowdfunding project. The Pebble Time smartwatch is now available to order, with shipping promised for the next business day.
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Pebble has done a much better job this time round of getting smartwatches to backers and launching direct sales of the devices.
There was a slight hiccup with its iOS app stuck in App Store limbo but that problem was swiftly solved, perhaps helped in part by the social media noise Pebble's fans drummed up.
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No doubt a big reason that Pebble sped up the process is the fact that Apple has already sold millions of Apple Watch devices. The Pebble Time is iPhone compatible and $100 cheaper than the least expensive Apple Watch.
Now Pebble needs support from app developers and Smartstrap makers to really grow the Pebble Time ecosystem.
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