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Pocketnow Daily: POCO X2 Official: They DID IT AGAIN?!(video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new Poco X2 and its features, patents for a new foldable phone from Apple and more

TCL won’t give us BlackBerry smartphones after August 2020

We won’t get more BlackBerry smartphones from TCL after August 31st, 2020, when their licensing deal comes to an end

Corporate restructuring may have killed Razer Phone 3

The gaming peripherals company is undergoing a corporate restructure and is moving staff away from newer side projects like the Razer Phones.

Google+ shutdown for consumers is on April 2

Google+ had two big security holes punched into it last year and that has led us to this point: the end of life for the social network.

Microsoft ends Windows 10 Mobile support on December 10

Windows Phone fans saw this coming long ago, some probably wonder why this announcement took so long. For the hardcore, there’s still time to cherish it.

Google discontinues Chromecast Audio

After a prolonged discount period, the only places you’ll probably find a Chromecast Audio are your big box spots and peer-to-peer marketplaces.

Essential Phone now out of stock at company’s website [U]

After 16 months on the market, Essential is running out of stock of its first product while third-party sellers are trying to get rid of theirs.

Taiwan braces for shut down of 3G network on December 31

Tens of thousands of 3G-only customers need to be moved over before the network shuts down at the end of the year. They’re getting toilet paper as a gift.

Google reportedly kills Chinese search engine amid company turmoil

It was an incubating product dubbed “Project Dragonfly” and was meant to pave a path for Google to launch censored web search services in China.

Cydia Store shut down earlier than expected after payments bug

It’s an end of an era that came only slightly prematurely due to an issue that wouldn’t have affected many users in any case.

Second Google+ API vulnerability admitted, network shutdown sped up

The Google+ meltdown is speeding up with another discovery of an API vulnerability that let third parties access users’ personal information.

Google kills Allo sooner than it will kill(?) Hangouts

Shortly after rumors piled on about recent internal shakeups with Google’s messaging clients, Google came to confirm the news: Allo is dead.

Google Hangouts may shut down in 2020

We don’t know when exactly Hangouts will be going away, but given how much neglect this messaging client has faced, we wouldn’t be surprised.

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P reach end of the road for software updates

After an extra two months added to the software update guarantee, Google has no further obligations to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P owners.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

Samsung Galaxy S10 won’t have a notch, and could show how to get rid of it

Samsung could have found a solution to end the notch trend, and it might include it in the display of the Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung could say goodbye to the audio Jack in the Galaxy Note 10

Samsung could finally say goodbye to the audio jack in the coming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 according to information that comes from Korea

Google+ will shut down after WSJ revealed private data exposure

The data breach allowed app developers to collect data from not only consenting users, but those who shared private data with those users.

It’s the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail

Inbox debuted in 2014 as a test lab for new features that let users more easily sort out and reply to emails. Now, Google is shutting that lab down.

Windows 8 will die a very slow death and it starts with apps

That includes Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. New apps will no longer be accepted into the Windows Store soon and then the updates will stop flowing.

Wearied Qualcomm gives up on acquiring NXP

A $44 billion deal is going down the drain because it needs approval from Chinese regulators. The US and China are in a complicated relationship right now.

We may not see more Galaxy S devices after the Samsung Galaxy S10

Find out which are the reasons that Samsung might have to pull the plug on its Samsung Galaxy S flagship phones after delivering the Galaxy S10
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HTC cuts dozens of jobs in India while clinging to the market

Dozens of jobs have been cut with redundacies being placed in the company’s Taiwan headquarters. And yet, HTC struggles on in India.

The long goodbye to CDMA: Verizon not activating 3G-only phones

The 3G network still has a year and a half before it officially shuts down, but it’s been whittled down to a point where Verizon won’t take any more in.

Bank of America kills Windows 10 app sooner than expected

The end of the banking app came before the end of July and it does not bode well for the state of the Windows 10 app market.

Verizon go90 shuts down on July 31

Verizon’s attempt at a streaming media service is being bagged as the company turns to focus on its live sports programming.