The State of Android in 2020 featuring Jason Howell and Flo Ion
This week was supposed to be the week of Google I/O and while we're sure there will be announcements surrounding the Android community, there is no official event. At all. The hell? Well that's ok, because we sat down with Jason Howell and Flo Ion from All About Android to talk about the State of Android in 2020. Where did it come from, where is it now, and where is it going?
World’s biggest 5G tower installed on Mt Everest using yaks to lug equipment (The Sun)
Yaks hauled eight tons of gear up Mt. Everest, so rich guys can stream live instagram videos.
Apple updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard, double the storage, and faster performance (Apple)
Apple launched a new line of MacBooks Pro this week, which means no new MacBooks have that crappy Butterfly Keyboard.
Introducing Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds | Microsoft Devices Blog (Microsoft)
Microsoft launched a new Surface Book, Surface Go, and two sets of Surface Headphones.
Motorola has a two-for-one deal on its foldable Razr phone (Engadget)
Motorola announced a B1G1F deal on the Moto RAZR, basically cutting the purchase price in half - assuming you want two of them.
Asian Giant Hornets Appear for the First Time in the US (Earther)
Asian murder hornets are here, and they’re the size of bottle caps, and Jesus 2020, give it a rest already.
Accelerating innovation in Windows 10 to meet customers where they are (Microsoft)
No Windows 10 X on dual screen laptops in 2020, according to Microsoft, but Panos Panay told us, so we’re kinda ok with it.
ongoing by Tim Bray · Bye, Amazon (Ongoing)
An Amazon Exec decided to quit Amazon and lose a million dollars rather than be a part of a company that treats its employees like robots.
Taika Waititi to Direct, Co-Write new Star Wars Film (Starwars.com)
Thor:Ragnarok director Taika Waititi announced he’ll co-write and direct a new Star Wars movie in the not too distant future.
NASA confirms Tom Cruise will make movie aboard International Space Station (Cnet)
Tom Cruise will star in an action movie filmed entirely in outer space.
Apple to host virtual Worldwide Developers Conference beginning June 22 (Apple)
We all knew that Apple was going to move WWDC online, but Apple finally made it official this week.
A Message from Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky (Airbnb)
AirBnb is not having a great year because people aren't travelling. No surprise. So it had to let go of 25% of its workforce to the tune of 1,900 employees.
Google Confirms Important Pixel Buds Feature Update Coming (Forbes)
Feature drops are coming to Google Pixel buds, building on the service that Pixel phone owners have benefitted from.
Virtual reality is about to have its iPhone moment (Input)
Is VR about to explode upon the world? Joshua Topolsky sure thinks so and his reasoning is sound.
LG Velvet goes official: A mid-range phone with a flagship price (Android Authority)
LG unveiled it’s new Velvet smartphone, a midrange phone with a flagship price in its home market of Korea.
Facebook Announces Members of Its Oversight Board, Says Its Decisions Will be 'Binding' (Gizmodo)
Facebook announced the appointing of its semi-independent oversight board. But will it help?
Grimes Fires Back at Elon Musk After He Corrects Typo in Her Tweet Explaining Their Son’s Unique Name (Us magazine)
Elon Musk and Grimes named their baby, only they can't agree on how to pronounce it.