Pebble or wait for iWatch?

liberated

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Any Pebble users here? I'm about to order one but now I'm getting cold feet. Any good must have features? I've researched but wanted to hear real world opinions.
 

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I also would like to hear some feedback also. I am currently debating in getting a pebble or just wait to see if there is an I watch coming out.


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Pebble user here and love it! I was never a watch wearer before getting my Pebble and know I don't go anywhere without it.

Being able to customise the watchface on the fly direct from my iPhone is great and while the Bluetooth connection sometimes drops it's not a huge distraction.

The exciting thing for me is that this is just the beginning and the open nature of the platform compared to the iWatch suggests that there will be more innovation coming from the Pebble community than the iWatch.

Of course, that assumes that there will be an iWatch.
 

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Pebble user here and love it! I was never a watch wearer before getting my Pebble and know I don't go anywhere without it.

Being able to customise the watchface on the fly direct from my iPhone is great and while the Bluetooth connection sometimes drops it's not a huge distraction.

The exciting thing for me is that this is just the beginning and the open nature of the platform compared to the iWatch suggests that there will be more innovation coming from the Pebble community than the iWatch.

Of course, that assumes that there will be an iWatch.
I just ordered thanks to you! Lol thanks!
 

liberated

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Oh wow! :) I don't think you'll be disappointed.

Here's mine with my custom watchface and new strap.

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Yeah you gave me the last push I needed. The way I figure is that if Apple comes up with the iwatch, I'll just switch at that time if it makes sense. In the mean time, I'll get used to using the watch as a supplement to my iPhone.
 
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I've jumped in and gone with the Pebble. I know the iWatch will be just around the corner, and I'll probably be kicking myself, but oh well.

The decision rested on Pebble's latest integration with iOS7 and its ability to provide all built-in notifications. Really an awesome feature.
 

ed2438

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You guys inspired me and I just bought the pebble. I must say, this is a nice "smart" watch.


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bizzzar

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When I look at the Pebble's screen, alI see is Nokia 3310.
I'd defenitely wait for iWatch with its retina screen.
 

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I use my pebble every day, it's not perfect but I bought it to test myself and see if I'd like the wearable concept. The pebble is serving it's purpose as a "proff of concept" for me. I will be switching to iwatch if/or when Apple releases it.
 

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20% off. I believe they are matching Best Buy. I just saw an article on Flipboard yesterday stating Amazon dropped the price. That's when I decided to jump on it. Then saw another article saying both Best Buy and Amazon have it at the same price.

This should hopefully hold me over until Apple announces theirs.
 

liberated

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Pebble will offer the Pebble Steel this month. It's for those with class and deep pockets.

Price is too high for me, I like my pebble but for me this was just a proof of concept to see if a smart watch was for me. I'll be keeping my gen 1 and will wait for Apple or another 3rd party to come up with a device with more functionality and better interface.
 

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It'll be interesting to see what Apple comes up with, especially since it'll be the first truly new product post-Jobs. I'm open to the idea, but I'm not sure convenient notifications are worth an extra few hundred dollars in hardware. It has to offer something much more.