Owners of the Pebble Smartwatch will be able to access thousands of compatible apps for the device in one place, when the awaited app store for iOS and Android devices lands on Monday. Following the release of the attractive Pebble Steel this week, the start-up confirmed that it’s ready to unify access to all of the compatible applications.
Pebble shipped its new all-metal “Steel” smartwatch earlier this week, and now reveals that app store updates for its iOS and Android companion software will roll out on Monday. Until now, wearers have had to hunt through a myriad of app developers and third-party sites to download new watchfaces or apps. Once the apps (and older Pebble devices) get updated and paired wirelessly over Bluetooth, you’ll only need a Pebble account and two clicks to load new software from a phone or tablet. Since the watch itself can only have up to eight apps loaded at any given time, easily managing the thousands of choices available is an important new feature.