Pebble Smartwatch has recently broken records on Kickstarter. The crowdfunding campaign for the smartwatch gathered close to 67,000 backers pledging a total of $17 million with more than 18 days to go. The initial goal has been $500,000, so they have exceeded the goal more than 33 times with close to three weeks to spare.
The Pebble smartwatch has been quite popular in the gadget world for several months now. Lately, Pebble has rolled out an update that comes with multiple alarms, better performance on iOS, "Do Not Disturb" mode, and numerous new features and improvements.
Pebble is the wildly popular smartwatch that ran a rout on KickStarter and was able to land massive funds crowdsourcing. Now, the company has announced that it has already landed more than 275,000 pre-orders and that its app has been downloaded more than a million times.
When it comes to wearable computers, only a few gadgets have been able to gain significant traction until now. Among these is the Pebble smartwatch, which had a field run on KickStarter and became one of the most successful funds crowdsourcing campaigns. Now, rumor has it that the smartwatch is landing on Best Buy soon.