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After Twitter and Telegram, Discord now has its own Clubhouse-like feature

Clubhouse gained popularity for its unique audio rooms feature. But you know what being popular means in the social media land – you get copied. It happened with Snapchat Stories, TikTok and now it’s happening with Clubhouse. The latest app to copy Clubhouse’s audio rooms is Discord. It will let people broadcast live audio conversations to a room of virtual listeners. Discord is calling it Stage Channels, which is now available now on all platforms where Discord is available – Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, and the web. For reference, the app already offers voice channels, which allows everyone in them to talk freely. A Stage Channel differs by letting a certain set of people talk at once to a group of listeners. It could be useful for more structured events like community town halls or AMAs. Stage Channels make it easier to understand who’s the focus of the conversation and who’s waiting for their turn to speak. Each Stage has Stage moderators to help manage who is speaking an

After Twitter and Telegram, Discord now has its own Clubhouse-like feature

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Clubhouse gained popularity for its unique audio rooms feature. But you know what being popular means in the social media land – you get copied. It happened with Snapchat Stories, TikTok and now it’s happening with Clubhouse. The latest app to copy Clubhouse’s audio rooms is Discord. It will let people broadcast live audio conversations to a room of virtual listeners. Discord is calling it Stage Channels, which is now available now on all platforms where Discord is available – Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, and the web. For reference, the app already offers voice channels, which allows everyone in them to talk freely. A Stage Channel differs by letting a certain set of people talk at once to a group of listeners. It could be useful for more structured events like community town halls or AMAs. Stage Channels make it easier to understand who’s the focus of the conversation and who’s waiting for their turn to speak. Each Stage has Stage moderators to help manage who is speaking an

Not able to download PUBG Lite? It’s because the app is shutting down

Are you one of the players of PUBG Lite? We have news for you. The game is shutting down soon. No, this is not April Fool’s prank. The company has announced that it will be closing down PUBG Lite by the end of April. The app is shutting down on April 29, and new downloads have already been shut down on March 30. While the company didn’t give a reason for the closure of its popular game for low-end mobile phones, it wrote: “ We are deeply grateful for the passion and support from the astounding number of PUBG LITE fans that have been with us. During the strenuous times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that PUBG LITE was able to provide our fans a fun way to stay safe. Unfortunately, we have made the difficult decision to close service after much deliberation and the time has come for our journey to end. We regretfully inform you that service of PUBG LITE is scheduled to end on April 29th, 2021 (UTC).” The news of PUBG Lite shutting down comes after Krafton, the game’s publisher, a

Not able to download PUBG Lite? It’s because the app is shutting down

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Are you one of the players of PUBG Lite? We have news for you. The game is shutting down soon. No, this is not April Fool’s prank. The company has announced that it will be closing down PUBG Lite by the end of April. The app is shutting down on April 29, and new downloads have already been shut down on March 30. While the company didn’t give a reason for the closure of its popular game for low-end mobile phones, it wrote: “ We are deeply grateful for the passion and support from the astounding number of PUBG LITE fans that have been with us. During the strenuous times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that PUBG LITE was able to provide our fans a fun way to stay safe. Unfortunately, we have made the difficult decision to close service after much deliberation and the time has come for our journey to end. We regretfully inform you that service of PUBG LITE is scheduled to end on April 29th, 2021 (UTC).” The news of PUBG Lite shutting down comes after Krafton, the game’s publisher, a

Verizon will give you up to $1,000 for your broken phone!

We have been covering deals for quite a while, and let’s be honest, the best savings come with a trade-in. However, companies usually ask for devices in good condition, meaning that your broken phone may get you little to no trade-in value. Well, it seems that Verizon is changing that, as its new deal will let you and many other customers get more for your damaged phones. I know what you’re thinking, and let me assure you, THIS IS NOT A JOKE! Starting tomorrow, April 1, Verizon will let new and current customers get up to $1,000 trade-in value for old, cracked, or water-damaged phones to use toward its best 5G phones. “Beginning tomorrow, April 1, and for the first time ever, for new and existing customers: trade in your cracked or water damaged phone and get up to $1,000 off our best 5G phones with a port-in and select Unlimited plans – and that’s #NoJoke” It may seem hard to believe, but this is 100 percent legit. So, pick up your damaged device and head over to the nearest Veriz

Verizon will give you up to $1,000 for your broken phone!

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We have been covering deals for quite a while, and let’s be honest, the best savings come with a trade-in. However, companies usually ask for devices in good condition, meaning that your broken phone may get you little to no trade-in value. Well, it seems that Verizon is changing that, as its new deal will let you and many other customers get more for your damaged phones. I know what you’re thinking, and let me assure you, THIS IS NOT A JOKE! Starting tomorrow, April 1, Verizon will let new and current customers get up to $1,000 trade-in value for old, cracked, or water-damaged phones to use toward its best 5G phones. “Beginning tomorrow, April 1, and for the first time ever, for new and existing customers: trade in your cracked or water damaged phone and get up to $1,000 off our best 5G phones with a port-in and select Unlimited plans – and that’s #NoJoke” It may seem hard to believe, but this is 100 percent legit. So, pick up your damaged device and head over to the nearest Veriz

The latest 16 and 13-inch MacBook Pro, Jabra earphones and more are on sale today

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Apple’s latest 16-inch MacBook Pro and the M1 13-inch MacBook Pro have been on sale for quite a while, which only means good news for anyone looking to pick one up. First, the 16-inch variant with an Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB storage, and 16GB RAM is getting a $300 discount, leaving it available for $2,499. The Intel Core i7 version with 512GB storage and 16GB RAM sells for $2,199 with $200 savings. If you want the smaller 13-inch MacBook Pro, you can choose the latest M1 powered version, which sells for $1,150 with $149 savings. You will see the first $99 discount on the product’s landing page, but $50 extra savings will be reflected at checkout. And if you want the Intel-powered variant, you can get the 16GB RAM and 1TB storage version for $1,749 with $250 savings, or the 512GB variant for $1,649, which lets you save $150. And while you’re at it, you can also grab a new Anker USB C Hub for $40 with $10 savings. 16-inch MacBook Pro View at Amazon M1 13-inch M

The latest 16 and 13-inch MacBook Pro, Jabra earphones and more are on sale today

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Apple’s latest 16-inch MacBook Pro and the M1 13-inch MacBook Pro have been on sale for quite a while, which only means good news for anyone looking to pick one up. First, the 16-inch variant with an Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB storage, and 16GB RAM is getting a $300 discount, leaving it available for $2,499. The Intel Core i7 version with 512GB storage and 16GB RAM sells for $2,199 with $200 savings. If you want the smaller 13-inch MacBook Pro, you can choose the latest M1 powered version, which sells for $1,150 with $149 savings. You will see the first $99 discount on the product’s landing page, but $50 extra savings will be reflected at checkout. And if you want the Intel-powered variant, you can get the 16GB RAM and 1TB storage version for $1,749 with $250 savings, or the 512GB variant for $1,649, which lets you save $150. And while you’re at it, you can also grab a new Anker USB C Hub for $40 with $10 savings. 16-inch MacBook Pro View at Amazon M1 13-inch M

Pocketnow Daily: Kuo: iPhone 13 Pro Max Camera Brings the REAL Upgrades?! (video)

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OnePlus 8 series is getting massive discounts, Apple Watch and other accessories are also on sale Moto RAZR 5G is $400 off, Sony phones and more devices are on sale The official news today begin with deals. I find it funny that Apple would never give out deals for their products on their website, but that isn’t stopping Amazon. They currently have M1 MacBook Pro that I’m using for 100 dollars off, leaving the entry level variant for 1200 bucks shipped. The Moto RAZR 5G is also 400 dollars off, leaving it at 1000 bucks… and I know, for that price I want it too, but you better not like photos to justify the purchase. Moving on to Best Buy for a second, the Apple Watch Series 6 Nike Edition is currently 50 bucks off, leaving it at 379 but, you can also get a 100 dollar discount on the Series 5, leaving that one for 299. Samsung’s Spring Event is still going on, where you can get the Galaxy S21 for 100 bucks, the S21+ for 300, or the Ultra for 500 if you have an eligible device for tra

Pocketnow Daily: Kuo: iPhone 13 Pro Max Camera Brings the REAL Upgrades?! (video)

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OnePlus 8 series is getting massive discounts, Apple Watch and other accessories are also on sale Moto RAZR 5G is $400 off, Sony phones and more devices are on sale The official news today begin with deals. I find it funny that Apple would never give out deals for their products on their website, but that isn’t stopping Amazon. They currently have M1 MacBook Pro that I’m using for 100 dollars off, leaving the entry level variant for 1200 bucks shipped. The Moto RAZR 5G is also 400 dollars off, leaving it at 1000 bucks… and I know, for that price I want it too, but you better not like photos to justify the purchase. Moving on to Best Buy for a second, the Apple Watch Series 6 Nike Edition is currently 50 bucks off, leaving it at 379 but, you can also get a 100 dollar discount on the Series 5, leaving that one for 299. Samsung’s Spring Event is still going on, where you can get the Galaxy S21 for 100 bucks, the S21+ for 300, or the Ultra for 500 if you have an eligible device for tra

HUAWEI maintained its profit streak in a tough 2020, but US sanctions did hurt

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HUAWEI has today released its annual financial report for 2020 , a year that was marked by pandemic-related business disruption and sanctions imposed by the US government that had a drastic impact on the company’s business, especially smartphones. However, the company still recorded net revenue of CNY 891.4 billion (~ $136.04 billion), which amounts to a rise of 3.8 percent compared to last year . The net profit went up by 3.2 percent and touched the CNY 64.6 billion (~ $9.86 billion) mark. HUAWEI's net profit went up by 3.2 percent and touched the CNY 64.6 billion (~ $9.86 billion) mark. The Chinese market alone accounted for 65.6% of the net revenue, contributing CNY 584.9 billion (~ $89.26 billion) to the overall figures. However, the revenue from other markets recorded a steep decline. For example, revenue generated from the Americas went down by 24.5 percent, while the EMEA and Asia Pacific region witnessed a negative growth of 12.2 percent and 8.7 percent respectively