Wearables market in rude health in Q1 – IDC

The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015, bucking the post-holiday slowdown in what was described as “a strong sign for the wearables market”. “It demonstrates growing end-user interest …

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Pebble returns to Kickstarter for next watch

Pebble took to Kickstarter to fund its next-generation smartwatch, shattering its funding target just hours into the process. The company was looking to raise $500,000, but by 10am today (25 February) the total had passed $8 million. The first 10,000 …

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Pebble gains Android Wear features

Pebble has updated its watch platform to add support for Google’s Android Wear notifications, enabling its devices to replicate the functionality of many competing products. The company said that a new firmware update for the device, as well as an …

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New products planned as Pebble shipments top 1M

Pebble has shipped one million of its smartwatches, with new products set to be launched this year, according to The Verge. Eric Migicovsky, CEO of the company, said that it is looking to maintain momentum in 2015 with new products …

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PayPal app now available on Pebble smartwatches

PayPal has announced that its mobile payments app is now available for Pebble smartwatch users. “Pebblers are able to check-in to pay or pay with payment code at numerous retailers, restaurants and other local businesses accepting PayPal” and can also receive …

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