07 May '13, 1pm

Lace up your sneakers, Pebble watch owners, you've got RunKeeper!

Lace up your sneakers, Pebble watch owners, you've got RunKeeper!

Popular exercise tracking app RunKeeper made its Pebble smart watch debut on Tuesday, becoming one of the first third-party apps to arrive on the wearable device . The app works in conjunction with an iPhone or Android device that’s wirelessly connected to the Pebble. Instead of looking at the phone when running, Pebble owners can glance at their wrist for data such as pace and mileage. The Pebble watch is somewhat unique for two reasons. First, it uses e-paper technology, which doesn’t use much power to display data on the watch face. Second, it was one of the most successful Kickstarter projects to get funded , raising more than $10.2 million through nearly 69,000 individual backers. RunKeeper was announced as one of the first software partners last year and with Pebble’s SDK maturing, more are sure to follow. The RunKeeper folks show no signs of slowing their pace. Last...

Full article: http://gigaom.com/2013/05/07/lace-up-your-sneakers-pebble...

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