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(First clip on the table via Oppo, second with the two phones via Xiaomi)
An “invisible” front-facing camera changes everything, again:
How it might work:
Will we see a phone with an under display before 2020?
🥇 Asus Zenfone 6 review: An absolute steal, although the LCD is a touch disappointing (Android Authority).
🍎 Apple’s WWDC 2019 starts today from San Jose. Here’s what to expect - starting with a keynote at 1pm EDT, 10am PDT. (Android Authority).
🎶 And just so you’re ready to mourn, among the new software developments and changes is that Apple is expected to kill off iTunes (The Verge).
🤔 Also, here are five questions Apple should answer at WWDC 2019 (Fortune).
☁ Google Cloud went down for about four hours and much of the internet suffered, from Gmail to YouTube to Snapchat. A colleague said one of his kids couldn’t do her homework because Google Classroom was down - a better excuse than the dog ate my homework? (AA).
⚖ Also, Justice Department eyeing antitrust case against Google (AA).
Samsung announces new 13-inch and 15-inch Notebook 7 aka “Samsung Book Pros” (or at least their identical twins) (The Verge).
📈 Bing’s not the laughingstock of technology anymore (Bloomberg).
💾 The unlikely origins of USB, the port that changed everything (Fast Company).
🔭 Google has super resolution software techniques in the offing (google.com).
🔐 Password expiration is dead, long live your passwords (TechCrunch).
🔓 Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first (The Next Web).
📦 FedEx steps up to deliver seven days a week for your online shopping deliveries (AP).
🐟 The Ocean Cleanup folks say they’ve rejigged their system after studying initial problems, new modifications to roll out with System 001/B in June (The Ocean Cleanup Project).
🌗 Watch the oldest surviving film of a total solar eclipse (Science News).
The “me and the boys” memes are strong this week, after Redditor u/cobe1712 started a new format featurings 60s Spider Man cartoon villains, featuring Rhino, Vulture, Electro, and Green Goblin:
Another week, another week with good memes!
Cheers, Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor.
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