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@Satya Swaroop Dash • 16 Dec, 2013
Pebble Smartwatch now works with Windows Phone 8 devices thanks to the Pebble Watch Pro app that was released recently on the Windows Phone Store. The unofficial app developed by Bad Planet Software offers very limited functionality. The app can be used to configure appointment reminders at 10, 15 and 30 minute time intervals. With the help of this app the smartwatch reminds you to charge up your Windows smartphone when the battery level drops below 50, 40, 30, 20 and 10 percent. When it comes to notifications from your social networks the app is only able to send your Twitter timeline and direct messages to the smartwatch. The app is also able to send alerts to your Pebble smartwatch when you gain or lose access to a Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G network. Music lovers will be glad to know that with this app they will be able to control the music playback on their Windows Phone 8 device by using the smartwatch.

Pebble Watch Pro App Logo

The company released this app after the success of their Pebble Watch Lite app which was launched on the Windows Store in October. The Pebble Watch Lite was only able to control your music playback and could be downloaded by users free of charge. The Pebble Watch Pro however comes with a $1.99 price tag which is not much for users who can afford the $150 Pebble smartwatch.

Source: Phone Arena
@Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran • 16 Dec, 2013 I had seen a video featuring pebble watch which was quite awesome and its simple design and ample features makes it a good choice.

Which is better?
Samsung gear or pebble ?
@Satya Swaroop Dash • 16 Dec, 2013
SarathKumar Chandrasekaran
Which is better?
Samsung gear or pebble ?
Both smartwatches are good but the Pebble seems like a better deal for the following reasons:

1. The Pebble costs half as much as the Galaxy Gear. The Galaxy Gear is pieced at 300 US dollars and the Pebble costs 150 US dollars

2. The Galaxy Gear only works on Samsung Galaxy devices which means you cannot use it for any other Android or iOS or Windows Phone. The Pebble officially supports iOS and Android and as you have read before unofficially Windows Phone 8

3. The Pebble has much more battery life than the Galaxy Gear. According to expert reviews online the Galaxy Gear stays awake for only 20 hours but the Pebble can go on for 5 days on a stretch.

4. Finally (this is not a major point) if the straps on your Pebble break you can replace them using any ordinary strap but that is not possible for the Pebble. The Pebble is sleeker than the Gear and its display always stays on.
@Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran • 16 Dec, 2013
Satya Swaroop Dash
Both smartwatches are good but the Pebble seems like a better deal for the following reasons:

1. The Pebble costs half as much as the Galaxy Gear. The Galaxy Gear is pieced at 300 US dollars and the Pebble costs 150 US dollars

2. The Galaxy Gear only works on Samsung Galaxy devices which means you cannot use it for any other Android or iOS or Windows Phone. The Pebble officially supports iOS and Android and as you have read before unofficially Windows Phone 8

3. The Pebble has much more battery life than the Galaxy Gear. According to expert reviews online the Galaxy Gear stays awake for only 20 hours but the Pebble can go on for 5 days on a stretch.

4. Finally (this is not a major point) if the straps on your Pebble break you can replace them using any ordinary strap but that is not possible for the Pebble. The Pebble is sleeker than the Gear and its display always stays on.
Is this available in India?
Can I use it for my Samsung galaxy young or it will work only with higher end like 4.0 ?
@Satya Swaroop Dash • 20 Dec, 2013 Initially the Galaxy Gear was compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note III and Samsung Galaxy S4.Now though they have announced that with a software update it will be compatible with Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Min.
Source: https://www.samsungmobilepress.com/2...lity-to-Galaxy-S-III,-S4,-Note-II,-and-More-1
To answer your next question, the Pebble smartwatch is not officially available in India but the Galaxy Gear is available.
@Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran • 20 Dec, 2013 thanks for the details
Satya Swaroop Dash
Initially the Galaxy Gear was compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note III and Samsung Galaxy S4.Now though they have announced that with a software update it will be compatible with Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Min.
Source: https://www.samsungmobilepress.com/2...lity-to-Galaxy-S-III,-S4,-Note-II,-and-More-1
To answer your next question, the Pebble smartwatch is not officially available in India but the Galaxy Gear is available.
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