The Pebble smartphone apps for iOS plus Android have both landed inside their respective app shops, despite concerns by the smartwatch business which Apple approval delays may mar the day-one experience for iPhone consumers. The Pebble team announced the possible delay yesterday, alongside information which the initial batch of watches was being shipped out to Kickstarter backers; nonetheless, inside a follow-up content, the start-up confirmed the wise information which apps for both platforms had been provided the green light.
“The apps won’t do anything till we get the Pebble,” the content to Kickstarter backers pointed out, “but be confident which they exist plus are waiting for we.” Without the iOS application, iPhone consumers with a Pebble might have been left with limited functionality: notifications plus music control might function, Pebble mentioned, nevertheless owners wouldn’t be capable to install watchfaces or upgrade to the newest PebbleOS.
That’s no longer an problem, plus and the iOS application, the Android adaptation is out to download for those with phones or pills running Google’s OS. So far, functionality involves changing watchfaces, updating the firmware, plus sending test notifications – of emails, SMS, pings, plus telephone calls – to the timepiece.
You could download the iOS application within the App Store here [iTunes link], as well as the Android application within the Play marketplace here. Over at Android Community they’ve had a tentative consider the Android app - or at smallest because much as possible without a Pebble observe itself – to find what qualities are guaranteed.
More found on the Pebble itself in the full hands-on