Pebble

Thanks to the folks at Cool Components I now have this:

Pebble

Yes, my pebble.  I did have a pre-order lined up, but when I found that a UK seller had them in stock, and available for next-day delivery (and without the hassle of importing it myself and having to pay the customs and VAT charges, I couldn’t resist.

First impressions are very good, the packaging is simple and clean, with nothing more than the watch and cable and a URL to go to.

Pebble UnboxingOnce at the website, you’re invited to set up the pairing process to my Android phone, which was straightforward and went smoothly, and now I’m getting texts, emails, and caller ID notifications on my watch – I’ll get more familiar with it as I play with it, but I’m looking forward to exploring how to link it with other services like Pushover and IFTTT

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