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Anxious for the Apple Watch? The Pebble can be your gateway smartwatch

Andrew Hayward | Oct. 30, 2014
Pebble is a useful bit of tech that you can enjoy now and for months to come, and should you feel the urge to upgrade to the Apple Watch, you might thank your transitional smartwatch for easing the initial shock of adding yet another screen to your everyday life.

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Notifications come from your paired iPhone with a light vibration, alerting you silently and subtly to a new message, call, or email

Or maybe you'll find that you don't like wrist notifications and wish not to be pestered on a further level than what your iPhone provides. You probably already have that sense, but if you want to really find out, it makes more sense to do so with a $100 watch than the full bells-and-whistles $350-plus option. It's difficult to know for sure until you're actually living with the thing. 

For the rest of us that already have our hearts set on the Apple Watch, spending another $100 might not seem practical. But buying a Pebble now is not akin to throwing money away, nor is it a necessarily wasteful splurge. It's a useful bit of tech that you can enjoy now and for months to come, and should you feel the urge to upgrade to the Apple Watch, you might thank your transitional smartwatch for easing the initial shock of adding yet another screen to your everyday life.

 

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