Tag: smart watch

Sad to see Pebble go

I only caught up on this news last night. It seems Pebble, maker of the super-useful and low-cost smart-watches, is gone. It's been bought by Fitbit and will no longer sell its watches. Although I'm an Apple Watch user, I've owned a Pebble in the past. I loved it - the battery lasted for days ...

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The Apple Watch: eight months in

I got my Apple Watch just over eight months ago. After the initial excitement died down, it continued to be a useful addition to my ongoing collection of gadgetry. However, not all tech continues to deliver, especially after the original excitement and glee has subsided. Sometimes, as soon as the product fails to live up ...

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Apple Watch: a few weeks in…

I've been using my new Apple Watch daily for a few weeks now, so I thought it would be useful to reflect how it's been going. In case anyone out there is still wondering what it's like to use outside of an Apple Store. If you can't be bothered to scroll to the bottom, let me summarise ...

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The Pebble cometh

I've finally gone for it and ordered a Pebble smart-watch. I got a very generous Amazon gift card (among other lovely goodies) from my colleagues when I left my job a couple of weeks ago and it's been burning a virtual hole in my virtual pocket ever since. The Pebble was on my "someday / ...

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Evernote on your wrist?

Pebble’s announcement of an Evernote app for their smart watch has piqued my interest. I think Pebble is the standout winner (so far) in the battle of the smart watches, due to a combination of usability and battery life. Cost is obviously a factor too. Now they’ve opened an app store and one of the biggest names to announce an ...