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  • Writer's pictureAdam Doud

Amazon's fall showcase, and the Apple Watch SE minireview

This week we have a pair of top stories coming at you. First, Amazon gelled its annual fall event and dropped a ton of hardware, including drones, robots, video conference projectors, and more. A lot of it is by invitation only, so not awesome, but there is some cool tech in there.

Then we have a mini-review of the Apple Watch SE. This device has been absolutely eye-opening to me, and I'm going to tell you why.

Check out the Apple Watch SE on Amazon

Wendy's Is Making a Phone and It's as Dumb as It Sounds (How To Geek)

Hey Wendy, why did you make a phone?

Tesla sued by Texas cops after a Model X on Autopilot slammed into five officers (Verge)

A Tesla on autopilot ran through five Texas police officers and the police are coming after Elon…'s wallet.

Facebook Lied to Senate About Instagram's Harm to Teens: Senator (Gizmodo)

Facebook did research that said Instagram was terrible for teens, then lied about it to senators, and that's probably a bad thing, but so is our political system.

Facebook brings Reels to its iOS, Android apps in the US (CNet)

Reels are now on Facebook and seriously, what took so long?

CNN Restricts Access to Facebook Pages in Australia (Wall Street Journal)

Australia's court said media outlets are responsible for commenters on Facebook so CNN turned off its Facebook pages in Australia.

Google Says It's Bing's Most Popular Search Term (Gizmodo)

You know how you forget to charge your default search engine?

Very dangerous Android Trojan 'GriftHorse' discovered (Android Authority)

An Android trojan signs you up for a recurring subscription through your carrier. Check your phone bill.

The Book of Boba Fett Release Date Revealed on Disney+ (Collider)

The Book of Boba Fett has a release date - December 29th.

5 Midwestern governors agree to create a network to charge electric vehicles: (NPR) There's very little detail on what it is or how it'll be implemented.

iPhone 14 Rumors Hint at 2TB Option (Gizmodo)

This story is the very reason why I don't report on rumors.

Amazon Event 2021: Everything announced including Astro, Echo Show 15, and Ring's drone camera (Android Central)

Amazon held its annual Fall event and dropped a ton of hardware. The following are affiliate links:

Echo Show 15

This is a 15" Echo tablet that's designed to be hung on a wall.

Ring Always Home Cam

This is the drone camera Amazon announced last year.

Amazon Glow

The Amazon Glow is a video chat device that projects an interactive game on the table in front of you to entertain the kidlets.

Halo View

Amazon's new health wearable now has a screen and fewer sensors like microphones.

Blink Doorbell

Blink has a new video doorbell for just $50 which is a crazy deal.

Amazon Astro

Amazon built a mini droid-like robot with a screen that can follow you around and do robot crap I guess.

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