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Apple Watch sales sink like rocks in water

A few years ago, when the startup Pebble got millions from its Kickstarter campaign, and when rumors were fresh about Apple and Google entering the smartwatch market, the smartwatch was heralded as the next big thing.

But a few years later, the smartwatch isn’t as big of a hit as these companies hoped it to be, and the only company in the lead is Apple with the Apple Watch. But the Apple Watch sales are just a fraction of the sales of Apple’s other products, and doesn’t even generate meaningful revenue for Apple.

According to the IDC, Apple Watch sales have fallen by more than 55% to 1.6 million in the second quarter of 2016, compared to 3.6 million sold in the same period last year.

Part of the reason could be that Apple Watch has almost saturated its target market, and those in need of a smartwatch already have one. A more likely reason could be the impending announcement of the Apple Watch 2, which is rumored to be improved on all fronts.

In any case, the Apple Watch cannot be called as a success in any way, and Apple really has to deliver with the Apple Watch 2 if it wants the Apple Watch line to actually generate sales and revenue.

What do you think?

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Google’s Project Soli comes to the smartwatch

Wearables are stuck in a sort of limbo lately, and whilst they did come back from the dead with Pebble’s Kickstarter campaign in 2012. But even after a few years of iterations and launches of platforms from Google and Apple, the space has failed to get any real traction among consumers. Continue reading Google’s Project Soli comes to the smartwatch

In the wake of heavy competition, Pebble cuts prices of its Smartwatches by $50

Pebble is often credited for reviving interest in smartwatches, but now it is faced with heavy competition from the bigwigs of the Smartphone Industry, namely Apple, Samsung, LG and more. Continue reading In the wake of heavy competition, Pebble cuts prices of its Smartwatches by $50

Pebble announces the Time Round: Its first round Smartwatch

Pebble Time Round Is a Smartwatch For People Who Don't Like Smartwatches

Unlike most other device categories, wearables are actually required to look good. They should be inconspicuous and should blend in with the environment. Continue reading Pebble announces the Time Round: Its first round Smartwatch

Pebble announces the Pebble Time in a crowdfunding Campaign that is earning $1000 every second

Over the past week, we saw Pebble announce its event, and inadvertently, as with the launch of every Product, rumors predicted what Pebble may be working on before its announcement. Continue reading Pebble announces the Pebble Time in a crowdfunding Campaign that is earning $1000 every second

Pebble teases its next Smartwatch: Color Screen with the same Stellar Battery Life

Is this the new Pebble, complete with colour display?

The Pebble is a Smartwatch pioneer, and if you are seeing a Wearable resurgence, it is probably the reason. But after two years of ruling the Smartwatch Market, the Pebble now faces intense competition from Google and Apple, and now it has to step up its game to survive. Continue reading Pebble teases its next Smartwatch: Color Screen with the same Stellar Battery Life

A guy tricks Android Wear Smartwatches to work with iPhones

Smartwatches are a bit of a niche category, and currently, Android Wear Smartwatches are the best of the bunch for the most part. However, iPhone users don’t have access to any good Smartwatch, except the Pebble, which while offering great battery life, seems a bit long in the tooth. Continue reading A guy tricks Android Wear Smartwatches to work with iPhones

Pebble has something to announce on 24th February, presumably a Color Smartwatch

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The Pebble is an Epaper Smartwatch that kickstarted the Wearable Revolution after a successful crowdfunding round on Kickstarter (See what we did there?). If you are seeing an increased interest in wearables today, it is  thanks to Pebble. Continue reading Pebble has something to announce on 24th February, presumably a Color Smartwatch

The Pebble Smartwatch just got a lot more Smarter with Actionable Notifications

The Pebble was one of the first Smartwatches, and was really the one which reinvigorated our interest in Smartwatches. Continue reading The Pebble Smartwatch just got a lot more Smarter with Actionable Notifications

Your Pebble will soon be able to receive ALL Push-Notifications from your Android Device

The Pebble is the Smartwatch that kickstarted the interest in wearables, and even now remains an excellent Smartwatch.  Continue reading Your Pebble will soon be able to receive ALL Push-Notifications from your Android Device