21
Aug
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Smartwatches aren't good at a number of things, but one area where they really shine is the delivery of notifications: email, texts, you name it. Now ESPN has launched a Pebble app that adds another type of information to peoples' wrists - sports scores. This way fans and fanatics alike can keep up with the action without having to bother whipping out their phones and hunting for the app. Instead they can look down at their watches and explain to confused onlookers why they're suddenly cheering.

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The ESPN Pebble app can track the NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA, and one league that doesn't begin with an N, the MLB (don't worry, the remainder of this post is acronym-free). It tracks schedules in addition to results and can handle multiple games at once. The watch will vibrate when new scores come in, but wearers can update them on demand by flicking their wrist.

We may not hear about them as much as we used to, but there are still a good number of happy Pebble owners out there. In the wake of so much tech press surrounding newer Android Wear devices, the Pebble folks must surely be happy to continue to snag support from such well-known brands.

ESPN Pebble app

Source: Pebble blog

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • Fiinger

    Looks good

  • Firelight

    I still sport my Kickstarter edition Pebble daily. I am probably going to get the 360 - but - I still like the Pebble quite a bit. The battery and see-it-in-the-sun aspects hold very true. And with YaNC & Glance it's the perfect SW for me ... right now. And if the 360 doesn't do wrist-flicking I'm gonna have a hard time breaking that habit.

    • XerBlade

      You totally said everything I wanted to say.

    • http://www.techmantis.net/ Minja Miketa

      You run the same setup I do.

  • black

    what is pebble?

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  • SpiderDice

    And where is my Android Wear app?

  • Frederick Eichinger

    Loaded it looks good, but can't exit it without deleting app...any ideas, tried all buttons, taps and double taps