Reviewer's Notebook: Escaping the Neighborhood with CKID Tech
This week, I sat down to talk with a really unique creator in the technology space. Devin, a.k.a. CKID has been making videos since 2016, but he only recently came to my attention by way of a Waymo video featuring self-driving taxis. Devin gets into his background growing up, his music, and the gear he uses to shoot his videos. That gear includes
Light - GoDox SL60 - https://geni.us/X26RS
Shure SM7B - https://geni.us/b32A
Sennheiser AVX Microphone - https://geni.us/M5wb
Sony A7 III - https://geni.us/izKR3
So check out his channel and subscribe for some great tech content with a unique twist!
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We are excited to tell you more about Android 11… (Twitter)
Google and Sony both postponed events scheduled for this week due to protests and civil unrest surrounding the death of George Floyd.
From the Editor's Desk: Protest under assault (Android Central)
Daniel Bader, friend of the show, wrote an editor's desk piece on the George Floyd protests that is a great read.
Vivo announces X50 flagship series with gimbal-style camera (Verge)
Vivo announced the X50 Pro series of smartphones which will feature the gimbal camera we talked about earlier.
Google’s latest Pixel features include a "safety check" for when you’re walking alone (Verge)
Google announced a new batch of feature drops coming to pixel phones.
Lawsuit accuses Google of tracking users in Incognito mode (Engadget)
Things just went from creepy to...more creepy. A lawsuit says that Google might track you even when you're Incognito.
After a breach, users rarely change their passwords, study finds (ZDNet)
An academic study found that only about ⅓ of participants changed their password after a data breach.
Tesla Model 3 Drives Straight Into Overturned Truck In What Seems To Be Autopilot Failure (Jalopnik)
A tesla drove head-on into an overturned truck because THEY CAN'T DRIVE THEMSELVES!
One Zoom to rule them all: Lord of the Rings cast reunites to share memories (Ars Technica)
The Cast of the Lord of the Rings reunited in a zoom meeting to discuss old times.
Wallpaper crash explained: Here’s how a simple image can soft-brick phones (Android Authority)
There's a wallpaper going around that will cause android phones to crash and essentially become unusable.
Google's Twitter Announcement (Twitter)
Google search will start highlighting the relevant text on a webpage when you click through.
SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites and lands rocket in dazzling nighttime liftoff (Space.com)
SpaceX put another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit this week days after successfully delivering two astronauts to the ISS.
Elon Musk on Twitter: "Off Twitter for a while" (Twitter)
Elon Musk said he was going to take some time off Twitter, he then retweeted several things throughout the week, so…
Elon Musk lashes out at Amazon for rejecting book questioning COVID-19’s risks — which it then reinstates (Marketwatch)
Turns out not that long because of June 4th, Musk tweeted that Amazon should be broken up.
CES will be held in-person in Las Vegas next year (Verge)
CES in Las Vegas will go on as planned, or at least that's what the event planner has in mind for now.
TCL Unveils New Audio Offerings including a Premium Soundbar and True Wireless Headphones at CES 2020 (TCL)
TCL had three new sets of headphones go on sale at Amazon this week. They are:
SOCL500TWS - Wireless in-ear, Phantom Black - https://geni.us/g9nOrJg
MTRO200BT - Wireless on-ear, Shadow Black - https://geni.us/b4iXYya
MTRO200NC ($79.99) wireless on-ear, Shadow Black - https://geni.us/zYWA
At The Movies Official (YouTube)
Newly-discovered YouTube channel called at the movies performs cover songs of popular movie songs.