🔜 Of course there was Pixel 6 news during the Apple event, with Pixel 6 Pro leaks based on a “real” unit suggesting high-end features like UWB support, 12GB RAM, 5,000mAH battery, and more encouraging details (Android Authority).
👉 Fairphone’s first 5G smartphone leaks with new design (Android Authority).
📌 Personal tracking tech is headed towards a precise — and dangerous — new era (Android Authority).
🤯 Nintendo finally adds Bluetooth audio to the Switch in new software update. The detail here is interesting: when you add a headset, you can connect fewer controllers. That sounds like Nintendo had to work some hardware magic or deal with some compromise. Anyway, it’s here now, finally (The Verge).
📺 LG’s new 325-inch Direct View 8K LED TV is an answer to Samsung’s The Wall. No price is given, but what’s fun is LG is charging $30k for setup and support (Engadget).
🔜 New emoji incoming: bubbles, melting face, some kind of biting lip emoji which feels very thirsty (The Verge).
🔋 In a first, New York passes law banning new fossil fuel vehicle sales after 2034 (Ars Technica).
🚀 SpaceX Inspiration4 mission, the first ever all-civilian flight to space (with a cancer-survivor and the first-ever person to go to space with a prosthesis) is ready for take-off tonight at 8:02pm ET (ABC News).
🚲 This is a wondrous read — Greg LeMond and the Amazing Candy-Colored Dream Bike: “The Tour de France legend and anti-doping crusader is building an ultralight ebike that he hopes will be fun as hell to ride—and jumpstart a US carbon-fiber boom.” (Wired).
😢 The frustration with productivity culture (New Yorker).
😿 A sad day yesterday with Norm McDonald dying of cancer, too soon. My friend who’s seen approximately all comedy, ever, rates his Moth Joke as his most beloved (YouTube).
🤝 “Which product would improve humanity most if its cost were lowered to $1?” (r/askreddit).