Episode 7: The LG V60 ThinQ 5G Review: I Challenge You to a Dual
Updated: Apr 21
Our LG V60 ThinQ review is in. We’ve been using the LG V60 for 3 weeks and it’s time to share our thoughts. Not surprisingly, the review is largely about the dual screen accessory that you can get with it. Is this a foldable competitor? Is it something else? Find out in our full review of the LG V60 ThinQ 5G!
5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory spurs rash of telecom tower arson fires (Fortune) Morons think that 5G is causing coronavirus, so they’re burning 5G towers all over England. Because morons’ gotta moron.
Myth busters: 5G mobile networks DO NOT spread COVID-19 (WHO) The WHO wrote a blog post reminding all the idiots out there that 5G doesn’t cause coronavirus, but they’re just government shills and they’re in on it but we all know better and goddammit.
Skype rivals Zoom with new ‘Meet Now’ feature for app-free video calls (Android Authority) Skype launched a zoom-like “meet now” feature which allows you to create a meeting and sign in without needing an account, which would be great if Skype wasn’t so unreliable in the first place.
Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era (Tech Crunch) QuiBi launched today which consists of short, less-than-10-minute videos of…whatever. It’s like the literally didn’t say no to anyone.
Exclusive: Apple likely buyer of NextVR, a live event streaming AR/VR company being sold for ~$100M (9to5Mac) Apple continues to make a big push into AR and VR, so now it’s buying AR/VR companies.
Samsung’s $999 Chromebook problem, and more (DGiT) Samsung’s $999 Chromebook launched and unfortunately, the battery died before I could finish writing this sente
TCL 10 Series includes company’s first affordable 5G smartphone (Android Authority) TCL is launching three new phones in Q2, all of which are under $500 and one of which is 5G capable.
Attackers can bypass fingerprint authentication with an ~80% success rate (Ars Technica) Some sobering news that hackers can bypass a fingerprint sensor with a fake fingerprint about 80 percent of the time, with some caveats.
Chrome OS 81 rollout paused because all the things are broken (Chrome Unboxed) Google started rolling out version 81 of Chrome and very quickly rolled it back because of bugs galore.
10 things the LG V60 does well, and 5 things it doesn’t (Android Authority) Joe Hindy does a great job of rounding up all the pros and cons of the LG V60, even if it is a bit fanboi-ish.
Moto Razr review—RIP to our Moto Razr (March 30, 2020 – March 31, 2020) (Ars Technica) Ron amadeo over at Ars Technica ordered a Moto RAZR for review and…it didn’t go well.
Google makes Stadia Pro free for everyone for two-months, and more (DGiT) Google is offering Google Stadia Pro to everyone for free for two months because please God will someone play Google Stadia already?!?!
Disney Plus subscribers reach 50 million since launch (Android Authority) Disney stock rose 7% after the company announced it has summited 50m subscribers. Disney REALLY needed this.
Update on Zoom’s 90-Day Plan to Bolster Key Privacy and Security Initiatives (Zoom) Zoom realizes it’s full of holes, so it’s going to plug them over the next 90 days, which is nice, but it would have been nicer if it hadn’t taken a pandemic to point that out.
Microsoft: Don’t expect any Windows 10X devices this calendar year (ZDNet) Microsoft has internally announced it will delay shipping Windows 10X on computers in 2020, and that also likely means the Surface Neo (dual-screened tablet) won’t ship this year either.
Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android (Verge) Google and Apple are working together to develop a Bluetooth-based tracking app to help track the spread of COVID-19.