Countdown to Steel and the Pebble appstore

We’re one week away from sending out the first wave of Pebble Steel deliveries and getting closer to taking the Pebble appstore live! There’s so much to look forward to in the coming weeks and we hope you’re as excited as we are.

Pebble appstore Update

When Pebble appstore goes live, there will be 500+ amazing apps and faces to choose from, with more added each day. Downloads from the Pebble appstore will be managed within a new versions of the iOS and Android Pebble smartphone apps, making management super-easy.

One of the coolest features to look forward to in the in the new Pebble app is the Locker, which resides in a new “My Pebble” menu within the Pebble smartphone app. By adding apps and watchfaces to your Locker, you can now seamlessly swap in and out the eight watchapps stored on your Pebble at any given time.

appstore Locker for iOS

Locker screen on the iOS Pebble app.

For developers, now is the time to post your SDK 2.0-compatible app to the Pebble appstore Developer Portal. Publishing apps to the Pebble appstore is the best way to make your #TinyMomentOfAwesome available to 300,000+ Pebblers around the world. Whether your app is specificlly built for Pebble or a companion app integrates with an existing iOS or Android app, you can publish to the Pebble appstore!

Pebble Steel Shipments Start 28 January

Since unveiling Pebble Steel at CES two weeks ago, the response has been spectacular. We were pleased to welcome a new, classically-inspired addition to the Pebble lineup and couldn’t be happier with the excitement Pebble Steel attracted from those who got a chance to see “Bianca” first-hand in Las Vegas.

Pebble Steel joins her big brother, 28 January.

Pebble Steel joins her big brother, 28 January.

Once the company launches its official app store later this year, consider the smartwatch game a wrap for 2014. The Best Gadgets from CES 2014 »Complex Magazine

The Pebble was the first smartwatch people wanted to own, and at CES this year, it just got a lot classier. Best of CES 2014 Award Winners »Digital Trends

Just as a new suit or dress can transform a person, the Pebble is reborn for a whole new audience with its metallic new look. Best Tech of CES 2014 »Mashable

More like a fashion accessory than a geek toy. The Best of CES 2014 »PC Mag

Pebble has gone premium and we like it. Best of CES 2014 »Pocket-lint

The watch is lust-worthy. CES 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards »Popular Mechanics

Pebble is back in stainless steel, and will come with more apps and functionality than ever before. CES 2014 review: The best tech from the show »T3

If you haven’t been tempted by the smartwatch market before, the Pebble just might change your mind. Best of CES 2014 Award: Pebble Steel »TechnoBuffalo

Winner: CES 2014 Best Wearable Tech Award »TechRadar

Pebble has the competition beat with its growing ecosystem. Best of CES 2013 »Tom’s Guide

It’s the only smartwatch we’d recommend anyone buying right now. The Verge Awards: CES 2014 »The Verge

Pebble managed to address the two biggest complaints people have about smartwatches: their lack of functionality and clunky looks. We Pick the 10 Best Gadgets at CES »Wired

We can’t wait to start fulfilling Pebble Steel orders! Pebble Steel is available for $250, exclusively at getpebble.com. Shipping begins on 28 January to our the first ones who lined up. We’ll keep delivering shipments as quickly as possible, in the order they were submitted. Credit cards don’t get charged until Pebble Steel ships, but there will be a temporary authorization to ensure valid payment.

Credit card authorisation screen.