A long time ago (nearly four decades at this point) Star Wars burst out of theaters and straight into the marketing departments of companies like Kenner and Hasbro. Action figures and starship models have long populated the landscape of nerdy childhoods around the world, but no one toy was ever as coveted or abused as the plastic toy lightsaber.
Pebble is experimenting with adding Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant to its devices, confirmed sources with information on the matter. The smartwatch company just today announced new versions of their devices: the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core. Now the Kickstarter-founded startup is working on adding in the virtual assistant part of Amazon's Echo line of products.
Before the Apple Watch and Android Wear stormed the scene, Pebble brought smartphone users a way to check phone notifications right on their wrist. Now the Kickstarter-founded company is bringing yet another update to their smartwatch lineup. Today the company announced a suite of new products: the Pebble 2, the Pebble Time 2, and the Pebble Core.