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Feast your eyes on the new Pebble smartwatch

Apple Watch who?

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Published Feb 28, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 10:24 am CDT

BY JULIANNE ADAMS

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In the growing smartwatch industry, one company may be taking the lead. In 2013, a year after raising $10 million on KickstarterPebble released its first smartwatch. Now after its successful second version, Pebble is seeking funds for its newest and coolest watch.

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Pebble Time has a color e-paper display and a 7-day battery life.

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Plus, it’s curved to better fit your wrist, is water resistant, and has a timeline display to keep track of your day.

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With only a few buttons, it’s simple and easy to use.

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You can get notifications from your iPhone or Android phone and use built-in responses or voice recognition to send messages.

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And you can easily change the wristband to suit your fancy.

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It’s like having a pretty phone on your wrist! No wonder the Kickstarter, which sought $500,000 dollars, has raised over $9 million at the time this post was published. Surprisingly, the phone will only cost $199 when it becomes available for purchase.

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*First Published: Feb 28, 2015, 12:30 pm CST