Pebble Time Round Special Edition joins latest Pebble Kickstarter campaign

Pebble Time Round Special Edition

Pebble kicked off its latest Kickstarter campaign back on May 24th for the new Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 smartwatches and Pebble Core wearable. Just a little over half way through, it has raised more than US$11 million courtesy of more than 58,000 backers. It today announced that it has added two new Pebble Time Round Special Edition smartwatches to the campaign. These […]

Powerstrap Pal Strap brings GPS and extended battery to Pebble Time

Powerstrap Pal

Smartstraps for the Pebble Time allow third-party developers to add new functionality to the smartwatch with new straps. For example, the Pagaré smartstrap which successfully funded on Kickstarter give the Pebble Time NFC payment capabilities. A new Kickstarter project for the the Powerstrap Pal Strap is now looking to give it GPS functionality and extended battery support. The world’s first GPS and battery […]

Pebble Core is Pebble’s first non-smartwatch wearable

Pebble Core

Along with the Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2, Pebble today unveiled the Pebble Core, a small 3G and GPS-enabled square-shaped device that is ideal for runners. It is also the company’s first foray into the world of wearables other than smartwatches. We all love our phones. But when you’re out for a run, strapping a big phone to your arm isn’t much fun. We […]

Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 smartwatches announced

Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2

After teasing us yesterday that it would make an announcement today, Pebble just unveiled two new smartwatches. The Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 will succeed the original Pebble and original Time smartwatches respectively. And Pebble is once more returning to Kickstarter to launch its latest generation smartwatches. In 2012, you put smartwatches on the map during the original Pebble project, raising […]

Alvieri Firenze Classic and Lunar Editions hit Kickstarter (Updated)

Alvieri Firenze Lunar

Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites have proven popular with watch makers. We have featured a number of such projects in the past and bring you another today. Alvieri, based in Nevada, has taken to Kickstarter for its first watch collection. Inspired by the town of Italian town that gave them their name, the Alvieri Firenze Classic Edition and Firenze Lunar Edition are […]

Rossling & Co. unveils new Metropolitan Automatic collection

Rossling & Co. Metropolitan Automatic

Canada’s own Rossling & Co. this week unveiled its latest watch collection. The limited edition Rossling & Co. Metropolitan Automatic is inspired by the “mid-century modern designs of the 60s” and features the domed shape of many watches of that era. We designed the Metropolitan models with the firm belief that style should never get in the way of function, but should […]

Modular Henlen Watch debuts on Kickstarter today (Updated)

Henlen Watch

Blocks is likely the first (and only?) name that pops into your mind when it comes to modular smartwatches. It raised US$1.6 million on Kickstarter and shipments are now set to begin in September (somewhat later than originally expected). A new modular smartwatch is kicking off its Kickstarter campaign today with a somewhat different approach. The Henlen Watch gives you the […]

NFC payments coming to Pebble Time with Pagaré smartstrap

Pagaré smartstrap for Pebble Time

Pebble first announced support for Smartstraps nearly a year ago. It allows third-party developers to build new watch straps for the Pebble Time that offer functionality not found on the smartwatch itself. Pebble touted NFC payments as one such possible feature. That promise is one step closer now with the launch of the Pagaré smartstrap Kickstarter project. Adding NFC technology to the Pebble […]