Dark Sky by Apple
Apple’s Dark Sky app is officially dead on Android devices
The popular weather app, Dark Sky, is no longer working on Android devices
Sprint will be no more on August 2, as it officially turns into T-Mobile
We may soon have to say farewell to Sprint for good after T-Mobile has announced that it will completely take over the Sprint next month
Poco X2
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Google Voice breaking up with Sprint on June 1
Google Voice numbers and Sprint numbers will be separately used from that date, but Google Voice can still at least be used *on* Sprint phones.
Google Store and Project Fi end Pixel and Pixel XL sales
Say ‘sayonara’ to the first-gen Pixel, at least from where Google stands with its retail presence. But there are a couple of places here or there if you want to grab one.
Nuance ends development of Swype and Dragon keyboard for Android and iOS
As the company turns away from the consumer side and goes for enterprise, one of the tolls it takes on customers will be on the mobile typing front.
OnePlus 5 out of stock at American, Europe, Australia websites
Is there a new phone on the way from OnePlus? Stock cleared out from the Chinese site at least a week ago. Most of the world is now emptied out.
HP Elite x3 to remain on sale “through 2019”
Windows 10 Mobile still has a bastion smartphone to hang onto, at least commercially, for the next couple years and change.
Windows 10 Mobile set for clean death as something called “Andromeda” is born
As its own, dedicated codefile, Windows 10 Mobile might not exist anymore. Instead, Windows 10 on a mobile phone might be the more correct term.
Whoops: No ShatterShield replacements for Moto Z2 Force
The company mistakenly told Pocketnow that it would offer replacement top layer lenses to combat against the Moto Z2 Force’s scratchable tendencies.
iPod touch line reduced, gone are iPod nano, iPod shuffle
You have a few moments to snag an iPod nano or shuffle as they have officially been discontinued from Apple. Or, get an iPod touch for cheaper.