There are two ways to write a pebble app, use c code and release to the Pebble store, or as I have done with NewsSnacker, write in JavaScript and release to the Pebble app store.  They only problem is Apple has not released an update to allow iOS users to install apps written in JavaScript.  … Read More


What appears to be a rare iPhone 6 prototype is currently up for auction on eBay after Apple mistakenly sent it out, a customer claims. According to one eBay seller, Apple accidentally sent her an early version of the 6 upon renewing her contract; so far, there are 166 bids on kimberlyk1018 ‘s product. The… Read More


Apple says today’s remote control is outdated. With that in mind, Apple laid out in a patent application published Thursday a new kind of digital remote control for its Apple TV set-top box that uses icons and pictures, similar to those graphic interfaces on TV, but shrunken down and customized for a smartphone or tablet… Read More


The disastrous iOS 8.0.1 update that curtailed users’ cellular signals and created other bugs earlier this week may have a connection to another major glitch in recent history: the shaky rollout of Apple Maps . The company said less than 40,000 users downloaded iOS 8.0.1 before it was pulled over an hour after its release… Read More


I got this via email and thought I would share.  Looks cool enough.  Basically local navigation on your Pebble.  Right now, its iPhone only; I do not know if there will be an Android app (I asked) but I will update this post when I find out. Where To? 7.0: iPhone local search app completely… Read More


This has been a rough few days for Apple.  A ‘goto fail’ hole appeared in the OS that lets people defect a security server key which lets them do .. well not sure.  From a quick read of the code, seems like if you can get a false handshake to work then depending on the… Read More


Funny enough, a few days back I wrote a post on how I thought my iphone 4 looked small compared to my Samsung.  Too small in fact.  Sure I can still use it, but the difference is very noticeable.  Then later that even Mashable broke a story with leaks images of the iphone 6 that… Read More


Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for a long time, but it has yet to really find a local role in a major vender.  That has changed.  IKEA has a new app that work on both iOS and Android that will allow you check out various IKEA furniture as it would look in your place.… Read More


Today Pebble released update 1.2.   So far, the only thing I have noticed is Gmail support.  But that is huge. I know with Android you can already do this with various tools, but for non jailbroken iOS users, this is a great new function. Now this is not the greatest thing in the world if… Read More


Yup.  If you have a Nest Thermostat and an iPhone, then you are on luck.  You can get your nest data on our Pebble.  Sweet.  Right now its read only, but the dev is working on change the temp from the watch!   Nice.  Lets keep an eye out and with him luck. http://forums.getpebble.com/discussion/6556/nest-thermostat-with-pebble… Read More


This was a question posted on Reddit.  It brought up a good conversation, but I think I can condense it into a few point to help you decided between buying a Pebble or other smart watch now, or wait for the Apple iWatch. Before I bought my Pebble through kick starter a year ago, got… Read More


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This is a bit late but I have been busy.  So its pretty old news now that yes many of the ‘New’ UI improvements in iOS7 have been around for awhile.  Many via Jailbreak.  So say something you really liked in iOS7?  Check out this list.  Odds are you can have it. However, before we… Read More


The rumors were true. Apple has finally overhauled its UI; and it looks like a combination of Metro and flaticons (Jailbreak).  I guess that says something for the Metro design approach. The redesign is cleaner and more efficient, but somehow it just does not sit well.  It feels like its trapped between Metro and the… Read More


I have not tried this so use at your own cation.  But if you want to know how to restore your iOS on your iphone or ipad but NOT lose your jailbreak, this could be for you.  Now before you ask, its RESTORE.  Not upgrade or downgrade. So that being said, here is SemiRestore! SemiRestore… Read More