🚲 Good morning! I’m fresh from a short break and a (safe!) bike ride in the sun yesterday.
And trivia! So much bar/pub trivia has migrated to friends and family putting on events it’s hard to believe. My take away is that it’s really hard to make a quiz that people find challenging, but not mind-boggling.
🥚 Here’s one I'd never heard: What percentage of an egg is the shell? Answer at the bottom, no googling! (My guess was pretty far off.)
In case you missed it while this newsletter was Eastering, Google and Apple are working together on a (voluntary) coronavirus tracking app. Which actually looks well-thought-out, considered, automated, anonymous, secure-ish, and useful. But not all agree...
👏 6 months later, here’s everything good and bad about the OnePlus 7T Pro (Android Authority).
✅ LG V60 review: Price, battery life, screen, performance, and headphone jack are big ticks. Camera performance is only ok, and LG’s software needs work (Android Authority).
🔋 I wrote something on how being home all the time means no battery life worries on my phone, and it’s probably the same for you. And that’s how it should be all the time: battery life still matters most (Android Authority).
🤔 Apple plans iPad-like design for iPhone 12: flat stainless steel edges, and more sharply rounded corners (Bloomberg).
🍎 Apple registers applecoronavirus.com domain name: pre-emptive to fight trolls? (MacRumors).
💸 IKEA's smart blinds are finally available to buy online, not just in-person (which you can’t do, anyway) (Engadget).
🔦 Foxconn’s buildings in Wisconsin are still empty, one year later. Continuing good work here by The Verge.
⛓ What’s Reddit doing with Ethereum, and does it matter? (newsbtc.com)
🐯 So, why was a Tiger able to get a Coronavirus test? (Gizmodo).
🏎 With far less traffic thanks to coronavirus-induced quarantines, drivers are pushing down hard on their accelerators. Tickets, and cross-country Cannonball run records are the result (NY Times).
🚕 Elon Musk explains why Tesla's Model 3 has an in-cabin camera: robotaxi support. I’ve seen this mentioned before but confirmation is confirmation (Engadget).
🎨 Stockholm’s subway network is the world's longest art walk. Unless you count street art/graffiti in Berlin. Then, it’s endless. (Wired).
🌈 Colornames.org: a collaborative effort to name all 16.7M colors (A good one: It's Still Basically Black: #000001).
🤔 Do other countries have a “Florida Man”? (r/nostupidquestions).
Everybody (playing Animal Crossing) loves Raymond, the cat. A recently introduced villager to the game, he’s a smug grey cat with heterochromia. He’s also very polite and kind.
In real life, this has sent people insane. People are bidding in Discords with in-game money and gifts, and he’s on eBay too (via Twitter).
Quiz Answer: Eggshell makes up 11% of an egg’s total weight! (12% is also accepted, the number varies between those two according to different sources.)
An eggcellent start to your week for you all,
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor
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