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On this week’s show: the flagship smartphones of 2018 begin to reveal themselves in mysterious ways and the app and ecosystem shutdowns that flew by.

Pebble support wraps up in June, Fitbit offering discount on Ionic

If you own a Pebble product, you’ll be able to take $50 off a new Ionic. And soon, you’ll have more of a reason to drop your Time Round or Steel.

Fitbit hopes to rain down Pebble’s cloud services through 2017

Many of the core apps on Pebble OS utilize cloud services, so the goal is to dismantle those links. Third-party services will have to wind down.

Pebble OS 4.0 streamlines access to Health, Timeline, Launcher

The Timeline gets streamlined down the stream while Health gets a bump up and quick shortcuts are just a long press around the corner.

Pebble teases new hardware for later this year, along with wildly different software

There’s new Pebble hardware in the pipeline, along with a new look for its software.

Moto 360 vs Pebble Steel (Video)

Is the Pebble Steel a match for Motorola’s circular Moto 360? Watch our Moto 360 vs Pebble Steel comparison to find out for yourself!