Pebble dies slowly: users no longer rely on cloud services
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Pebble updates its clocks so that users can continue to use them when they kill all their services in the cloud. The slow death continues.
In the history of crowdfunding you can always read the success that was Pebble, both the original model and the funding projects that came later for the new smartwatches. However, the story has not ended with happy ending, a few months ago Fitbit, another giant of wearables, bought Pebble and, in addition, the operation killed the development of Pebble Time 2 and Core .
From Fitbit announced that Pebble’s online services would be maintained for at least part of 2017, but its future was clear: to end up dyingcompletely . The purchase of Pebble was not based on keeping the watches, it was a purchase of technology and human capital.
Pebble update not to depend on your services
Despite the death and disappearance of Pebble, there will be millions of users who will continue to wear their watches around the world. If the day comes when your servers are shut down, users will not be able to use many functions depending on those services . Therefore, to solve this and that users do not rely on Pebble’s online services now comes an update by the company.
The update is now available on your iOS app, while the Android app is still testing changes in the Beta phase, so it will take a few weeks to reach Google Play. If you wish, you can join the beta from this