Find Out What Made 32,000 People Shell Out Cold Hard Cash For This Fancy Watch

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Photo: Pebble, via Kickstarter

Kickstarter fans are going nuts for Pebble, the wearable smart watch that connects to your smartphone.The project has raised more than $4.65 million from about 32,000 backers so far.

So why are people so excited for Pebble? Keep reading for a breakdown of its features.

The face is an e-paper display, similar to the screen on your Kindle.

Cyclists can track distance traveled by pairing Pebble with their phone's GPS.

Get calendar reminders without looking at your phone.

You can control music apps like Spotify and Pandora.

It'll come in a variety of colours.

And it's very stylish.

The display can be read in direct sunlight.

There are plenty of handy apps too. Here's the timer app.

Runners can track their time and distance.

Hands full? Now you can see who's calling just by glancing at your wrist.

Developers will be able to make their own apps for Pebble.

Other features include an accelerometer...

Bluetooth for connecting to your smartphone...

And an impressive week of battery life per charge.

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