The competition is advancing fast, but the fashionable, functional, and more affordable Pebble Steel's conservative approach puts it at the top of the 2014 smartwatch heap.
With a major software update and new app store, the original Pebble gets a new lease on life -- a less stylish but arguably better value than the newer Steel.
It's nearly a year old, but the fashionable Steel is versatile, waterproof, and has good battery life. And now it can be a pedometer, too.
From sweating through P90X in the morning to snoozing through a full night of sleep, we put the Microsoft Band through its paces for a full month to see how it held up.
The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?
It's not the sexiest wrist-companion you can buy, but at this price, it's definitely the best.
See how Apple's smartwatch compares to the other latest wrist wearables.
Basketball, baseball, football, and other sports scores can be seen in real-time with the native ESPN app.
Three new DayGlo colors have arrived for the Pebble Watch, perfect for those who want something extra bright.
The Pebble Steel is easier to crack open and repair than the original Pebble smartwatch and has twice as much storage.