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If you've given up hope on Pebble actually fulfilling your Kicksktarter reward, it's worth swinging by Best Buy's site today. The big-box retailer appears to actually have the smartwatch in stock — and indeed our order is already showing as having shipped. 

You can have any color you want, too, so long as it's black. And at this point, Best Buy may be your best bet. 

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Best Buy finally looks to have Pebble smartwatch in decent numbers

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I hadn't really considered one of these, but I just might pick one up. Recently ordered a laptop and received a $50 gift card from Best Buy as a gift for the purchase.

The real question is whether to use it for this or the new Nexus 7? Decisions, decisions.

Considering the number of smart watches that should be hitting the market by the end of the year, I'd say wait on it.

Very true. Especially if the rumors hold up that Google is getting into the market as well. I'd prefer something from them than any of the other OEMs.

Do you not like it? Or does it just not do everything you thought it would? Please reply... I was considering purchasing one, but I'm still not entirely sold on it.

If you do a fair bit of texting or communicating with people, it is fantastic. I get about a weeks worth of batter life out of it and that is with it vibrating every text. And I text about 200/day. Set up with light flow, I can have sports scores, Google Now cards and travel info sent to my pebble on a moments notice. And thats basic functionality. Not to mention the apps and watch faces that are being built for it. The only issue I have is that its not microusb like my other devices, but it kind of has to be to be waterproof. I would buy another in a heartbeat

Get the Nexus dude ! Smart watches do absolutely nothing for me at the minute and i cannot think of a good enough reason to purchase one.

My girlfriend preordered one in January for my birthday. Still nothing. But now they're in plentiful supply at Best Buy? What gives?

I picked one up from Best Buy last Friday (last one in stock). Went golfing on Saturday and put it in a pocket in my golf bag with nothing more that my phone and sunglasses and the screen cracked.

I can't even get to the best buy site on any of my devices. It redirects to the xbox page and just sits and reloads. I tried using links from google and it still redirects.

Haha, Facebook page says "Top of the line, Top of the class" yah in F-A-I-L on basic web development. They must have the geek squad coding their site.

how ironic.

Best Buy Works to Get Its Website Up to Snuff
AUGUST 8, 2013 AT 1:30 PM PT
WSJ

As Best Buy Co. tries to turn around its consumer-electronics business, the retail chain is grappling with a website that the company concedes is a throwback to the digital Dark Ages. The site provides skimpy details on the gadgets for sale and it has fewer and less-informative customer reviews than are available at rival sites like Amazon Inc. Best Buy’s site can’t customize merchandise recommendations for individual customers, and, until recently, if consumer searched for a high-end Nikon 5200 camera, Bestbuy would display a Nikon point-and-click camera instead.

Yeah was thinking of getting one, but I think I'll wait for samsung or Google.

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Oh this is why my black watch hasn't arrived since I ordered one at the beginning of the year. This is ridiculous.

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I went and got one today at BB. So far I'm liking it, even just out of the box. I do feel a little bad though that I was able to buy one from the store and yet there are still those who pre-ordered who haven't got theirs yet. Pebble should really have made more of an effort to fulfill all pre-orders before they started shipping to retail stores.

I was able to grab one when Best Buy got the original batch last month; returned it 10 days later.
Looks and feels cheap and in spite of the growing third party applications it ran very "clunky". After the initial excitement I literally got bored with it in 2 days.
I could not justify $149.00....I would have kept it if it had cost $39.95 or less.

Looking forward to seeing what Sony, Samsung and Google bring to the table later this year.
If you get one from Best Buy don't worry, they have a 14 day no questions asked return policy. It may be worth them holding your money for 2 weeks just to check it out.

Meh...I'll wait this one out too. I like watches and have a small collection so itll be cool to add a high tech one. Id like to see what Samsung and Google can do first.

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Taking mine back. Not worth it for me. Plus they only had a red one..
Bleh

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