Pebble’s iOS update no longer bricks smart watches

Two days after releasing a buggy update to its Pebble Smartwatch iOS app, Pebble on Wednesday pushed out a patched version of the title that offers users all-new apps and sharing capabilities. With the latest release, Pebble Smartwatch for iOS hits version 2.1.1 and brings with it new Pebble appstore software and sharing features. Originally released on Monday, the update was pulled from the iOS App Store after users complained of crashes that rendered the app useless.

When Pebble’s last iOS update essentially bricked the smart watch, leaving it capable of only (shock horror) telling the time, we knew that something needed to be done in a hurry. Fortunately Pebble realized that too, since the company has rushed out a new update for its official iOS app — fixing the bug users had complained about which stopped the Pebble from connecting to an iPhone via Bluetooth. Version 2.1.1 of Pebble’s iOS app also adds a couple of new features as a make-good: including new watchapps available to download from Pebble’s dedicated app store, alongside the ability to share apps with friends via email, Twitter, Facebook, and text message. Pebble 2.1.1 can be downloaded from the iOS App Store by following the links at the bottom of this page.


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