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    What happens to your device warranty when a company closes down

    This is the scenario: you’ve had your new fitness band for 11 months when it stops working. It came with a 12-month warranty, though, so you’re not worried.

    When you take it in to be repaired or replaced, you are informed that you are out of luck – the warranty is no longer valid.

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    Switching off essential cloud services
    In addition to cancelling its warranties, Pebble also warned that functionality of its smartwatches may decrease over time.
    Fitbit will keep Pebble’s software and services running through 2017, but its cloud services will eventually be switched off.
    Fortunately, it has promised to reduce Pebble’s dependency on its patchwork of cloud services.
    Or you can just move to a 3rd party open source app...

    https://github.com/Freeyourgadget/Gadgetbridge

    Supported Devices: Pebble, Pebble Steel, Pebble Time, Pebble Time Steel, Pebble Time Round
    Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 (experimental, PAIR WITHIN GADGETBRIDGE)
    Article could've mentioned that.
    It's easy to think that religion is a lie when all I see is the hypocrite through the splinters in my eyes.

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