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  • Tamagotchi-like game launches on Pebble smartwatch, flashback to 1990s
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    Tamagotchi-like game launches on Pebble smartwatch, flashback to 1990s

    By 17 March 2014

    The makers of Pebble announced three new games for the smartwatch at the Games Developer Conference on Monday, as it hopes to make the gadget full of mini and casual games. Most notably, Hatchi, a Tamagotchi-like game, has made its way to the Pebble....

  • A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March
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    A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

    By 15 March 2014

    It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've...

  • Pebble Steel review
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    Pebble Steel review

    By 12 March 2014

    Pebble has followed up the launch of its original smartwatch with the Pebble Steel, a smartwatch for grown-ups which, as the name suggests, is crafted from stainless steel rather than plastic. Its purpose is simple: to pair with your smartphone to offer...

  • Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store
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    Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

    By 7 March 2014

    Pebble has released version 2.0 of its Android app. The update most notably brings the Pebble watchapp directory for browsing, finding, and installing watchapps for Pebble. Some of the apps you'll find in the watchapp directory include Yelp, Foursquare,...

  • A week in reviews: 3 - 7 February
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    A week in reviews: 3 - 7 February

    By 8 February 2014

    It's the week of everything. Like a lucky dip of tech. As February rolls on the headline-grabbing product this week is the launch of the Sony PS Vita Slim, available right now. Perfect for enhancing the PlayStation 4 experience, but stronger than its...

  • Pebble review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

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    By 4 February 2014

    Pebble. The name hangs in the air when you say it. The darling of Kickstarter, the smartwatch that's acceptable to own.  Pebble was previewed at CES 2013 before shipping started later in January. With chatter about wearables now everywhere, the timing...

  • Pebble 2.0: The first eight apps to download to your new watch
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    Pebble 2.0: The first eight apps to download to your new watch

    By 3 February 2014

    Pebble 2.0 is now available in the iTunes app store for iPhone users (Android coming soon) bringing a host of new tricks to the popular smartwatch. We've browsed through the 1,000s of apps and watch faces now available to bring you what we think are eight...

  • Pebble appstore now live with over 1,000 apps
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    Pebble appstore now live with over 1,000 apps

    By 3 February 2014

    The Pebble smartwatch now has an official appstore in iOS, featuring more than 1,000 apps. The Pebble appstore has also been released as a beta APK so it should arrive on Android "very soon", Pebble says. The store is the first time Pebble apps can all...

  • Pebble appstore launching Monday on iOS, coming to Android 'very soon' after
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    Pebble appstore launching Monday on iOS, coming to Android 'very soon' after

    By 1 February 2014

    Pebble has confirmed to Pocket-lint that its Pebble appstore will be launching to iOS users on Monday, 3 February at 10am PST.  The Pebble appstore was first announced in December 2013, and shown off in-depth at CES 2014 in January alongside the new...

  • Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app
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    Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

    By 9 January 2014

    Mercedes is starting to experiment with a range of different wearable technologies in its cars by teaming up with companies like Google and Pebble. Announced at CES, the German car maker is to launch a Pebble smartwatch app that connects with your car...

  • Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)
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    Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

    By 8 January 2014

    We slip the Pebble Steel on to our wrist and it's cold. It might be because the spokeswomen from the company has just hot-footed it from the Venetian to the Las Vegas Convention Centre in the chilly Las Vegas air, or because the strap is now made of steel....

  • Pebble goes premium: Pebble Steel available from 29 Jan for $249
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    Pebble goes premium: Pebble Steel available from 29 Jan for $249

    By 6 January 2014

    Pebble has announced a new premium model of its popular smartwatch, the Pebble Steel. A year after Pebble showed off the first-generation Pebble device at CES, the company is back  to reveal the next step for the watch. The Pebble Steel sticks to the...

  • Pebble appstore coming before end of January 2014
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    Pebble appstore coming before end of January 2014

    By 6 January 2014

    Pebble confirmed late in 2013 that the Pebble appstore was coming, but has now confirmed that we'll be accessing the new store before the end of January 2014. Alongside the announcement of a new model of Pebble smartwatch at CES 2014 - the Pebble Steel...

  • Mercedes-Benz and Pebble partnership brings smartwatch features to your car
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    Mercedes-Benz and Pebble partnership brings smartwatch features to your car

    By 3 January 2014

    Mercedes-Benz and Pebble have announced a partnership and will be showing the sorts of features a smartwatch can bring to your car at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, due to start next week. Mercedes-Benz says that the partnership will give them early access to...

  • Pebble teases 'something special' for CES next week
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    Pebble teases 'something special' for CES next week

    By 2 January 2014

    The smartwatch fanatics over at Pebble have begun to hype their spot at CES 2014 in Las Vegas next week. In a posting on the Pebble website, the company teases "something special". In typical secrecy, the company doesn't come out and tell us what to expect....

  • Pebble app store to open soon, ready for the Pebble iOS and Android app
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    Pebble app store to open soon, ready for the Pebble iOS and Android app

    By 18 December 2013

    Throw your smartwatch-wearing hands up in the air, Pebble has announced it will open its app store. This will integrate with the Pebble smartphone app for iOS and Android for searching, browsing and installing all the new Pebble apps on your smartwatch....

  • Pebble firmware update v1.14 adds snooze alarm and greater control over notifications
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    Pebble firmware update v1.14 adds snooze alarm and greater control over notifications

    By 13 December 2013

    Pebble has released a firmware patch for its E Ink smartwatch that adds several new features and fixes some bugs. New features include a do not disturb setting that will block notifications for a period of time, an update to the alarms functionality -...

  • Programmer uses Pebble smartwatch app to propose to his girlfriend
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    Programmer uses Pebble smartwatch app to propose to his girlfriend

    By 10 December 2013

    Programmer Rick Ucker created an app for the Pebble, a smartwatch that started on Kickstarter, in hopes of kickstarting his marriage. Ucker programmed the "Chrono" app to have a creative, "a little geeky", and not too romantic way to propose to his girlfriend....

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 in pictures

    By 29 November 2013

    The 10th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards brought the great and the good of the UK tech industry together in Central London last night, for an evening of award giving, partying, dancing and taco scoffing. Also celebrating a decade of Pocket-lint, the...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners announced
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners announced

    By 28 November 2013

    With just one more month to go, 2013 has been crammed with so many exciting gadget launches that it was truly difficult to whittle it down to the very best of the very best. But thanks to the Pocket-lint team, a collected panel of elite industry experts,...

  • Best wearable tech 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best wearable tech 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 22 November 2013

    Wearable tech has really come into its own this year and, as such, has rightly deserved its own category in the 2013 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. Samsung made its debut in the market with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch allowing you to take pictures and answer...

  • Pebble update with iOS 7 notification support now available
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    Pebble update with iOS 7 notification support now available

    By 11 November 2013

    The latest Pebble for iOS app update is a big one: It brings support for iOS 7 notifications. With this type of support, you can now receive notifications from apps such as Calendar, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Flickr, Dropbox, WhatsApp,...

  • Pebble adds full iOS 7 notification integration, announces SDK 2.0 with new APIs
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    Pebble adds full iOS 7 notification integration, announces SDK 2.0 with new APIs

    By 6 November 2013

    Pebble has enhanced support for iPhone users on iOS 7, with full Notification Center integration thanks to the latest iOS app and Pebble watch update. The new development means that you'll be able to have seamless integration with your notifications,...

  • A week in reviews: 28 October - 1 November
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    A week in reviews: 28 October - 1 November

    By 2 November 2013

    As we roll into November it's clear that gaming season is upon us. And just ahead of the fourth generation of consoles, it looks as though its the season of fourth-in-season releases too: Battlefield 4 and Assassin's Creed IV head up proceedings, with...

  • Pebble exclusively launches through Best Buy online and US stores
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    Pebble exclusively launches through Best Buy online and US stores

    By 2 July 2013

    Pebble announced on Tuesday that its Kickstarter-born smart watch would launch exclusively through Best Buy this summer. A Jet Black version of the Pebble is now available at Best Buy online. The same model will also land in all US Best Buy stores on...