Chinese support is coming to Pebble ✌️

Chinese on Pebble

Chinese language support brings Simplified or Traditional Chinese to Pebble’s apps notifications!

It’s an exciting day for Chinese-reading Pebblers and fans. Starting now, Pebble’s operating system and notifications will feature simplified and traditional Chinese language support, thanks to the Beta program going live today.

Activating Chinese language support for any Pebble is easy:

  1. Make sure your Pebble’s firmware has been updated to version 2.9.
  2. Have the Pebble Android app (v2.3+) or the Pebble iOS app (v2.5+) installed on your smartphone.
  3. Set your Pebble’s language to Chinese (Simplified or Traditional) on your Pebble app in Menu » Settings » Current Language » Selected Language.
  4. For more help updating your Pebble or Pebble apps for Chinese language integration, visit our help page here.

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Software Roundup: New iOS App + Android Beta App (Release Notes)

Ahoy, Pebblers! We’re two weeks into 2015 and have a couple updates for you while getting into the swing of a brand new year. 

Pebble Android App v2.3 BETA 2

Awww yisss…custom replies in Android 2.3 (BETA 2).

Our 2.6.2 update to the Pebble iOS app includes the latest JavaScript apps on the Pebble appstore, plus bug fixes. For the Androiders out there, we’ve released a new version of the 2.3 Beta app, which gives your Pebble the power to respond to Android Wear notifications with your own custom replies. Pretty sweet, right?

Full release notes below.

Pebble Android app 2.3 BETA 2

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Cheers to the Pebble #AppsOfTheYear

It’s the last day of the year and Team Pebble’s ready to ring in 2015 in style. It’s been great looking back on the amazing moments 2014 brought to the world of Pebble apps. We’re looking forward to an even bigger, sweeter, awesome-er 2015…with Pebblers sitting shotgun the whole way through 🙂

Happy New Year!

Our week-long countdown ends today as we celebrate and toast the Pebble Apps of the Year. Have a wonderful New Year’s Eve, Pebblers! See you on the flip side.

Missed a previous day in the countdown? Recap here:

Pebble Apps of the Year

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Pebble #AppsOfTheYear Countdown: Day 6 (Health & Fitness)

We’re closing in on the finish line of our Apps of the Year countdown. Since many of us will be making fitness-related resolutions in a day or so, we’re featuring the best Health & Fitness apps.

Do more with Pebble apps

After breaking a sweat with today’s selections, come back tomorrow for the big show: The Pebble Apps of the Year.

Missed a previous day in the countdown? Recap here:

Health & Fitness Apps of the Year

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Pebble #AppsOfTheYear Countdown: Day 5 (Daily, Games)

Happy Monday! Day 5 of our 2014 roundup features the best Daily apps. We’re building up to New Year’s Eve, when we present The Pebble Apps of the Year. 

Should be fun.

After taking these picks for a spin, come back tomorrow for the next Best Of category: Health & Fitness. 

Missed a previous day in the countdown? Recap here:

Daily Apps of the Year

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Pebble #AppsOfTheYear Countdown: Day 4 (Notifications, Remotes)

Day 4 of our 2014 roundup is a double-whammy of categories: the best apps in Notifications and in Remotes. We’re ramping up to New Year’s Eve, when we present The Pebble Apps of the Year.

Windsurfing with Pebble

Pebbler Willem Olding windsurfing with his Pebble and GoPro.

Give these awesome apps a try then come back tomorrow for the next Best Of categories: Daily and Games!

Missed a previous day in the countdown? Recap here:

Notification Apps of the Year

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Pebble #AppsOfTheYear Countdown: Day 3 (Tools & Utilities)

Day 3 of our 2014 roundup brings together the best Tools & Utilities on the Pebble appstore. The countdown culminates on New Year’s Eve, when we present The Pebble Apps of the Year.

NightScout for Pebble

Turn your Pebble into a Swiss Army knife of usefulness today, and check back tomorrow for the next Best Of categories: Notifications and Remotes. 

Missed a previous day in the countdown? Recap here:

Tools & Utilities of the Year

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Pebble #AppsOfTheYear Countdown: Day 2 (Watchfaces)

It’s Boxing Day, a big shopping day in many parts of the world. Here on the Pebble Blog, it’s Watchface Day, featuring the faces that really delighted Pebblers’ wrists this year. Our multi-day countdown culminates on New Year’s Eve, when we present The 2014 Pebble Apps of the Year.

How I Pebble

After swagging out your Pebble with some of the year’s best watchfaces, check back tomorrow for the next Best Of category: Tools & Utilities! 

Missed a previous day in the countdown? Recap here:

Watchfaces of the Year

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Bienvenue, Willkommen, and Bienvenida to new Pebble localizations (Release Notes)

UPDATE: This post has been revised to include release notes for Pebble’s Firmware (v2.8.1) and Android app (v2.2) updates.

Pebble in French, German, and Spanish

We’re flipping the switch on something that kept a low profile in Firmware 2.8, awaiting updates to Pebble’s iOS and Android apps. With version 2.6 for iOS (ready now) and 2.2.0 for Android (coming soon), we’re thrilled to make Pebble and its apps more multi-lingual than ever with international translation.

Pebble app, now in French, German, and Spanish

Today brings full French, German, and Spanish support to Pebble’s interfaces, making the Pebble experience even more enjoyable for native speakers of those languages.

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A world of increíble Pebble updates: Firmware, Android, and iOS (Release Notes)

It’s tough to put into words just how much we love Pebblers all over the world…

We love you, Pebblers!

“Máme vás rádi!” “Við elskum þig!” “Kochamy cię!”

…but it’s safe to say making Pebble more awesome with each and every update is a great place to start. Today, we’ve got love to share on three fronts: Firmware, Android, and iOS. The Android app update will be a phased roll-out: available today to 10% of Pebblers who visit the Google Play Store, with access expanding over the next couple weeks. Pebblers can also join our Beta Channel for early access to test releases of the Pebble Android app. 

Firmware v2.8: Multi-language Notifications

Firmware 2.8 adds full character support for the broadest set of languages to date. For Pebblers who receive notifications in the newly supported languages, special characters like “ß” and “Ż” will appear correctly, as opposed to showing up as “unknown character” boxes. Over 98% of Pebblers in the world can now fully receive messages and alerts in their native language. Today’s update paves the way for more languages to come in the future, as Pebble steadily lands in more countries around the world. 

Notifications in 80 languages

To test out Pebble’s newly-supported characters, try sending yourself the following message after updating to 2.8: ÑÔ møŕě bòxĕš fōř ėïġĥťý ŀæńģūåĝęş!

No more boxes in eighty languages!
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