June 2014 Issue

Wearable WingX Pro7: Timers, Altitude Alerts

We think the Pebble Smartwatch and WingX Pro 7 app interface is a simple way of minding altitude and waypoints, while edging Garmin’s D2 for simplicity.

We’re generally not impressed by geeky personal gadgets, and the Pebble wearable technology is no exception. Moreover, we’re trying to reduce our inventory of distracting portable electronics for the cockpit. That’s why it was easy to shrug off the recently introduced interface between the Hilton WingX Pro7 navigation app and the Pebble Smartwatch. But valued readers rely on us to give this stuff a try before they buy, so we did. What’s one more USB charging cable in a drawer full of a hundred of them, anyway?

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