Some of the features shown off on Pebble's next generation of smartwatches are coming to older Pebbles first.
The Pebble 2 is expected this September, but in advance of that comes a new software update that adds a lot to existing watches. Glances, and ways of compacting more information on that tiny screen, aim to make the Pebble feel a little more useful.
The new Pebble app and firmware launching today on Android and iOS bring a new design to the Health app, a feature that's slowly been getting better over the last year. The app's new step and sleep summary displays are a little less abstract, and weekly summaries can now be seen on-wrist.
At-a-glance info is now on the Pebble, too, via a more compact settings menu that shows information in a far more compact way. Trying it on an early build from Pebble, I found the text pretty small...but I prefer the layout.