👋 Welcome to Thursday! That’s really all I have to say on the matter.
There are probably more than two types of Switch players, but these are the two I know:
Back to the new Switch Lite. Numerous publications had the chance to go hands-on, and here’s what you get.
Yet it’s no longer a Switch:
What’s not to like?
🕵️♂️ Big new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 render leak ahead of August 7 reveal (Android Authority).
🔥 Google Prime Day: Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be heavily discounted on Prime Day, gift card with 3a XL (AA).
💻 Also, are you on the sticker wagon when it comes to your PC or Mac? Here’s someone deeply investigating how to preserve those stickers (grh.am).
🤳 It looks like a lake made for Instagram. It’s a dump for chemical waste (NY Times).
💰 Facebook is shelling out big peanuts for exclusive VR Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell games (The Information).
💡 Ikea’s economical range of smart lights continues expanding (The Verge).
🛣 Waymo's self-driving system has driven 10 billion virtual miles (Engadget). This kinda means nothing at some point. If 10 billion virtual miles aren’t yet enough, what is? Waymo says it has 25,000 cars driving 24 hours a day, in simulation. Why not 250,000?
🎮 A guy found out a feature in his PS4 that surprised him, and hundreds more chimed in with useful tips and tricks. Join in the fun! (r/PS4).
🌪 The (likely) first hurricane of the 2019 storm season is set to hit the US this weekend (NOAA)
⏳ Time is running out for sand (Nature). (It’s all about nice new angular sand. The stuff in deserts is too smooth.)
🏖 Project Vesta: Mitigating climate change with green sand beaches - interesting discussion on Hacker News.
🌵 “Look at this huge cactus that just completely impaled a car” (no injuries!) (Jalopnik).
👂 The happy story of a lost Airpod (Twitter).
📉 Pawn shop employees of Reddit, what is something people think is collectible or worth a lot of money, but is actually relatively worthless? (r/askreddit).
It’s the end of the iconic VW Beetle. The last car rolled out of a Mexico factory yesterday, painted stonewash blue, with a serenade by a Mariachi band, of course.
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor.
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