Pebble, the smartwatch that has gotten a lot of hype from its Kickstarter campaign, will release a software developer kit so developers everywhere can create “watch faces” for the device.
Editor’s Pick While this year’s CES was light on big announcements from major tech companies, that didn’t stop plenty of consumer tech startups from trying to make a splash at the show.
We take a close look at the Pebble creator’s favorite smartwatch features.
Waiting for your Pebble to drop? Pebble’s lead designer has cancelled a speaking appearance in October to stay in Asia and finalize the product.
VCs always have a war story about the one that got away. Time to add the Pebble smartwatch to the list. The creators of the Pebble had some initial success raising $375,000 in angel funding. But when it come to raise a series A, Pebble was roundly rejected by venture capital firms that didn’t want to risk betting on a hardware firm. So the Pebble team put their project on Kickstarter, where they have now raised $4.2 million and counting without giving away any equity in their company.