☕ Good morning! A lazy weekend in the rear-view mirror, punctuated by some tasty Turkish food and coffee. Always the coffee.
Apple whisperer / reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had a new research note over the weekend, noting he expects to have four 5G-enabled iPhones sometime in the second half of 2020, falling in line with the usual September iPhone launch, presumed to be the iPhone 12.
Apple in 2020 goes something like...:
👀 Photos: Here’s your first actual look at the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G, complete with a sticker that says “no photo allowed, do not leak info” (Android Authority).
🕵️♂️ New mystery OnePlus screen technology confirmed to be a 120Hz display (Android Authority).
🔧 Samsung’s $499 removable-battery Galaxy XCover Pro smartphone is coming to the US: mid-range, rugged, Verizon-only to start (Android Authority).
📱 The best phones under $300: New or used, these are the best you can get (Android Authority).
🍏 Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products: iPhones, iPads mostly (Ars Technica).
🦴 A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings. The problem isn’t the image so much as the patient data baked into the image. (TechCrunch).
🤠 How to be anonymous in the age of surveillance: Special glasses, license-plate dresses, and more (Seattle Times).
🍎 Interesting yet perhaps a little provocative: Welcome to Apple. “The tech giants have as much money and influence as nations. So what if we reported on them like countries? What would Apple be?” (Tortoise Media).
📦 CES 2020 show notes: “CES continues to be an event where you can see the raw materials of the next big thing far more often than you can see the next big thing.” (Learning by Shipping).
🗣 Language Learning with Netflix extension - free, and pretty amazing - I’m trying it now (SoraNews24).
🥵 In-depth explainer of the antacid recalls: FDA two more antacid recalls due to (small) cancer risk (Wired).
🤔 “What are some free (or cheap) official degrees, certifications, or titles one could gain online?” Including loads of Google certifications (r/askreddit).
KnowYourMeme put together one of those chart races about popular memes from 2011-2020 on YouTube. Here’s a little snippet:
Have a good one,
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor.
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