Wearables

In Praise of Pebble

I recently got a pebble watch which I enjoy very much, though maybe not for the reasons you’d expect. Recap: Pebble is an e-paper based watch with customizable faces and some communication with your phone over BLE. You can download watch faces and apps from the community on their app store. The app store works nicely but quality apps are few and far between, perhaps because of the limitations on communicating with the phone or just the difficulty level of programmingI hear the actual programmers groaning but it’s the truth - you have to write apps in straight C!

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Fri, Apr 25, 2014