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As Apple Watch soars, Pebble is dropping like a rock

Investors and consumers alike are skipping Pebble

Investors and consumers alike are skipping Pebble

Apple Watch hasn’t even been out for a month yet but it may have already claimed its first victim in the war for your wrist.

Smartwatch maker Pebble is in big trouble and has applied for a $5 million loan from a Silicon Valley bank to stay afloat, according to a new report that claims the company is having a hard time maintaining growth.

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Apple rejects iOS apps that support the Pebble watch

With Apple Watch on the way, Pebble gets its nose pushed out. Photo: Pebble

With Apple Watch on the way, Pebble gets its nose pushed out. Photo: Pebble

Apple has begun rejecting iOS apps that support Pebble, the immensely popular and more affordable alternative to Apple Watch.

One developer received an email to say that their app, SeaNav US, was no longer welcome in the App Store because it mentions the Pebble — a third-party mobile platform — in its description.

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Apple Watch is ‘definitely lacking’ says Pebble founder

Pebble is going to have its work cut out for it taking on the Apple Watch. Photo: Pebble

Pebble is going to have its work cut out for it taking on the Apple Watch. Photo: Pebble

Becoming the most funded Kickstarter in history is certainly enough to boost confidence — and if you’re Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky it’s enough to get you to take some potshots at giant-sized rival, Apple.

With Cupertino’s March 9 Apple Watch event just one week away, Migicovsky has thrown out a few barbed comments about Apple’s eagerly-anticipated debut wearable. Describing the device as “definitely lacking,” Pebble’s founder noted how he’s just not that into smartwatches that are “relegated to being an accessory to your mobile phones.”

Oh, snap!

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Watch this space: Pebble begins mystery countdown

The end is near. Screenshot: Cult of Android

The end is near. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Pebble has promised us big things for 2015, and our wait for those could be over sooner than anticipated. The company today erected a countdown on its website that ends on Tuesday, February 24, at 7 a.m. PT.

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From Dick Tracy to Apple Watch: 70 years of smartwatches

Pebble goes pink, green and blue for a limited time

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Pebble today added three new additions to its popular smartwatch lineup, but they’re not the all-new Android Wear competitors you may have been hoping for. Instead, they’re actually original Pebbles with fancy new paint jobs — and they’re only available for a limited time.

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Pebble’s Latest iOS Update Unbricks The Smartwatch

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When Pebble’s last iOS update essentially bricked the smart watch, leaving it capable of only (shock horror) telling the time, we knew that something needed to be done in a hurry.

Fortunately Pebble realized that too, since the company has rushed out a new update for its official iOS app — fixing the bug users had complained about which stopped the Pebble from connecting to an iPhone via Bluetooth.

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Pebble Notes Puts Everything You Need To Remember On Your Wrist

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Pebble Notes, a new iPhone app written by a student for students, puts important information on your wrist by sending your notes to your Pebble.

So many of us rely on the notes we’ve created and stored on our smartphones to get us through the day. We use them to make shopping lists for the supermarket, jot down passwords and codes we’ll need later on, and to help us remember other important information — such as answers for exams.

But if we leave our iPhone at home, they’re no good to us — unless you have Pebble Notes.

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Pebble Smartwatches Are Getting Bricked After Latest App Update

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If you have a Pebble watch, don’t download the Pebble 2.1 update. It could very well brick your smart watch.

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