And why not:
But reviews all came out this week and since then, now that real gamers have their hands on the flight stick, there are some very fun bugs and flaws.
The best is that a typo created a 212-story monolith in a quiet Melbourne suburb in Australia. Soaring like a Tower of Babel, the problem is a very computer problem.
There is more fun to be found, too!
Not that this is bad. The sense I’m getting from this game is that it’s basically stunning. And if you’re into flying, my friend who used to simulate his Dad’s commercial flights from Sri Lanka to Sydney in real-time, loves it too.
⌚ The Mobvoi TicWatch GTX is a $60 smartwatch with 10-day battery life: if you can do without Wear OS, the TicWatch GTX looks like it will have a lot going for it (Android Authority).
🔭 Near, far, wherever you are, Oppo’s new zoom tech has you covered: Oppo's new hybrid zoom lens system allows for two different optical zoom levels using a single lens and sensor system (Android Authority).
🚗 Finally, finally: Android 11 phones will summon Android Auto wirelessly, no need to plug in (Android Authority).
🆚 Speed Test G: Google Pixel 4a vs Pixel 3a (Android Authority).
🎧 Sony WH-1000XM4 review from my colleagues at SoundGuys. The verdict? “Great wasn't good enough for Sony”, with a 9/10 awarded (SoundGuys).
🔜 IFA 2020: What you need to know about Europe’s big tech show (Android Authority).
🚖 Last-minute reprieve spare Uber and Lyft from California shut-down order. Another month of legal drama. Lyft services continued despite threats to end service at midnight (Ars Technica).
🍎 News publishers are pushing back against Apple over its App Store terms, too (Reuters).
🍏 Apple reportedly “using a simpler battery board design” in the iPhone 12 to offset 5G cost. The report here really doesn’t tell us enough to know exactly what’s going on (MacRumors).
📅 Also, this seems unlikely buuut just in case: iPhone 12 event date? Apple posts and deletes September 10th event test on YouTube (9to5Mac).
🔋 In the US alone, switching to EVs would save lives and be worth billions (Ars Technica).
🛰 NASA is going to try to hunt down a tiny leak on the International Space Station this weekend: No danger to crew, but a tiny little leak is still a leak (The Verge).
👨✈️ ‘This plane flies itself. We went for a ride’ (Wired).
💲 A nice thread of what not to buy from Wirecutter on Twitter, including antivirus: “Our experts spent months researching software, reading reports from independent testing labs, & consulting experts on safe computing to find that most people shouldn't pay for a traditional antivirus suite or use a free program.” You should use Windows Defender! (Twitter).
🤔 “What invention is so good that it actually can’t be improved upon?” Couple of good suggestions: Cast iron skillet, violins, the basic sewing needle… (r/askreddit).
British inventor Edd China has set a new Guinness World Record! Good for him!
No, we’re talking the world’s fastest electric ice cream van (YouTube), run clean and green to combat carbon emissions.
Gotta keep ‘em inflated,
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