About a year ago, I came across a project on the crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Let’s be clear. It wasn’t the first project I’d backed on the site, so I knew what I was (potentially) getting into when I clicked that ‘Back this project’ button.
Just a quick note for fans of IFTTT (If This, Then That). In this new and emerging age of ‘smart wearables’ and wrist-top notifications, we thought it best to keep up – and that’s why, starting today, we’re making it possible to get wrist alerts for every new post we publish. We’ve gone ahead and setup an IFTTT recipe which allows anyone who may own a Pebble smartwatch, (or other Bluetooth-enabled smartwatch), to receive an immediate alert on their wrist whenever we publish a new post. Hit the break for instructions on how to set them up!
First promised as a feature of the Kickstarter-born smartwatch some time ago, after entering an intensive testing period at both RunKeeper and Pebble HQ, the official RunKeeper app was earlier this week (finally)
You can now add Microsoft to that growing list of companies reportedly developing a “smartwatch” for release in the coming months. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently said to be “working on designs for a touch-enabled watch device.”
The company behind the most-successful Kickstarter campaign, ever, has this week released a major bug fix update for its smartwatch – the Pebble.