🚀 Good morning! Last day of the month, a full moon tonight, and it’s Cyber Monday! One last gasp at pretty good deals still popping up.
Toyota’s Miria is now a second-gen hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) (Engadget), and reviews are out suggesting the 2021 model is vastly improved.
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🔥 Ok, Cyber Monday means more shopping if you haven’t already grabbed a deal. Big hub of deals here, best smartphone deals here, Chromebook deals, tablet and iPad deals, Best Buy Cyber Monday deals, Cyber Monday Walmart deals, and UK deals here. Phew! (Android Authority).
🤔 Korean media is reporting Samsung might launch one last Galaxy Note before putting the series to bed, after initial reports that we might’ve seen the last Note already. A final Note 21 in 2021 may be possible but expect more focus than ever on the Fold (Android Authority).
🟥 On that Note, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 and Z Flip 5G now come in festive red and white options as limited editions (Android Authority).
🔜 Xiaomi may launch the Mi 11 series earlier in 2021, too: January could be a busy month? (Android Authority).
💯 ICYMI: Microsoft could bring Android apps to Windows 10 (Android Authority).
💵 Black Friday online shopping comes in $9B, with $3.6B spent on smartphones, up 25%, via Adobe. Predictions are for Cyber Monday to beat these numbers, too. In 2019, Adobe tracked $7.4 billion in online sales (TechCrunch).
🧵 Here’s an interesting Twitter thread delving into the detail or “tricks” of what Apple has done with the M1 processor to make it run Intel code so well. No “magic,” just a series of interesting decisions (Twitter).
🔋 Tesla owners are going to be able to remotely view what their Autopilot cameras can see (Electrek).
😢 Zappos co-founder Tony Hsieh, just 46, passed away over the weekend. A real outpouring of grief for a genuinely good human. The tweets lining up here tell you all you need to know (Techmeme).
🔦 Internet, get ready to search: Utah’s Mystery Monolith has disappeared (Gizmodo).
👉 Earth is orbiting faster and 2000 light-years closer to a black hole in a new map of our galaxy: our orbit speed is 227 km/s, up seven from previous calculations (phys.org).
🐘 The world's loneliest elephant is finally going home (BBC).
🛰 "Do astronauts need to clean the outside of space station windows?” No bugs in space, but micrometeoroids (space dust) aplenty (r/askscience).
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Speaking of throwbacks:
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor
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