So what exactly is new and improved? Here’s a tl;dr of the official press release:
📵 Huawei rep allegedly says company won’t use Google apps even if it can. Huawei still hasn’t made a clear statement on this, but if things don’t improve it could mean no more Android for the world’s second largest OEM (Android Authority).
📱 Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-registration is now open. Now is your chance to pre-register and become one of the first to receive the devices on March 6 (Android Authority).
🦠 Antivirus company shuts down its data-harvesting arm after getting caught red-handed (The Verge). In case you haven’t read the reports, Avast and AVG have been tracking user clicks and data, then selling it to third parties (Vice). Yikes.
💻 Microsoft Surface Pro X: All the pros and cons of Windows on Arm in one laptop (Android Authority).
🔌 EU lawmakers vote in favor of common charger despite Apple’s plea (Android Authority).
🎮 Microsoft launches Xbox bug bounty program with rewards of up to $20,000. Microsoft has had these bounty programs for years, but now it’s extended to the Xbox Live cloud backend infrastructure (ZDNet).
📺 Mandalorian fans rejoice, because you can now own a life-sized, screen-accurate Baby Yoda figure... for $350. That’s a lot of money for a 16-inch figure, but think of the memes! (The Verge).
I know Throwback Thursday was yesterday, but I wanted to continue with today’s topic of Apple. This is a tablet concept that Apple came up with in 1982, complete with a pastel vaporwave aesthetic that would catch any hipster’s eye.
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Nick Fernandez, Senior Writer.
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