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Pebble + Fitbit = ???

Yesterday, the smartwatch maker (and Kickstarter wunderkind) Pebble announced that it had been acquired by Fitbit. According to their email to customers: “Fitbit has agreed to acquire key Pebble assets. Due to various factors, Pebble can no longer operate as an independent entity, and we have made the tough decision to shut down the company… […]

Technolust: Time for Another Pebble

Almost like clockwork, Pebble is back on Kickstarter with their next lineup of smartwatches. It was only last year that I bought my very first Pebble watch, and at the time I wasn’t sure if I even had room for a wearable device in my life. Sure, there’s something inherently cool about owning a watch […]

Image of Pebble Time Steel Smartwatch

Technolust: Don’t Call It an Apple Watch

There’s been a lot of talk about watches this month thanks to Apple. After mounds of speculation, we finally know the prices for their wrist worn iPhone accessory: starting at $349 for the “Sport” model and going well over $10,000 for the rose or yellow gold “Edition” model, depending on the size and the watch band […]

Technolust: The Pebble Smartwatch

I’ve never been a huge fan of wristwatches. I tried wearing a few as I was growing up, but I could never quite get used to having something strapped to my wrist at all times. They always made my wrists uncomfortably sweaty and itchy. Eventually I got a cellphone and that solved all my time-telling […]

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