Back in April, I dropped $US230 ($313) on a gadget that had me feeling that gadget love again. You're familiar with the feeling too; the thrill you get walking into a Sharper Image store or thumbing through a Hammacher Schlemmer catalogue. It's that sense that you're seeing a small glimpse of the future neatly packaged and commoditized for the present.
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Pebble, one of the best-known smartwatch brands, is dead. Rumours about the company's demise have been swirling since The Information reported a potential Fitbit buyout last week. Today in a post on Kickstarter, Pebble confirmed that Fitbit was acquiring "key Pebble assets" and that Pebble would "no longer be operating as in independent company".