TechCrunch

WhatsApp is working to do their part to help combat coronavirus by fighting against misinformation and fake news. They are also working directly with UNICEF and the WHO to provide messaging hotlines for people to use to get information on the COVID-19 outbreak. A little late compared to the other companies, but still welcome.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


TechRadar

The new iPad Pro is coming, and TechRadar has all of the information that you need before making a purchase decision.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Comic Book

How does that old saying go? Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. While Kaceytron undoubtedly was only speaking in jest, she should have taken the moment to consider if the words coming out of her mouth were truly the right thing to say.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


IGN via YouTube

The Resident Evil 3 remake demo is here, and IGN has a 4K 60FPS demo for you.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Apple

The official announcement from Apple, in case you want to hear the news straight from the horse’s mouth.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY



MacRumors

Good news for anybody who has the 2018 iPad! The new Magic Keybaord will be compatible!

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


EuroGamer

Sony has finally broken their silence and have announced all PlayStation 5 specs. EuroGamer has coverage, as well as a link to the deep dive tech talk.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Verge

In Android news, the Android 11 Developer Preview 2 is out, but only accessible on Pixel phones and to developers. This doesn’t help the general users in any way, so we’ll have to give this a big NOT WORTHY.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Verge

A smart play by Google, as they would likely come under heavy fire if Chrome suddenly broke during this time when most people are working from home.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


NBC News

How does having smartphone location help fight coronavirus when we don’t even have enough tests to see who has it? Also, is smartphone location data intelligent enough to show whether we are 6 feet away from others? What if people live in apartment buildings? Will it show that they are on different floors? These are questions that need answers!

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


ZDNet

A good informative article about VPNs and the security that they provide, but newsworthy? Nope.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Engadget

Slack is rolling out a ton of new features just in time for the mass exodus of employees working from home. The changes seek to primarily improve the user experience and allow better organization of your chats and channels.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


9to5Google

We’ll wait until we hear an official announcement, thanks.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Verge

Decent headphones for a huge discount. You can save $100 or 25% of the cost by shopping at Nordstrom, of all places. Good deal, not news.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Droid-Life

As interesting as it is (not very much) to see that Google’s Advanced Protection is blocking sideloaded app installs, this bit of information is hardly worth an entire article.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Guardian

A bit of an oops on Facebook but honestly not that big of a deal as they amended the issue. Did they really need to explain themselves in depth and bring up the coronavirus?

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Gadgets Stack

A two way text connection between space and the Falklands, which has very limited network capabilities! Lynk is looking to use their satellite systems to offer at least 2G coverage to all around the world, providing some kind of cellular service to areas that have no options at the moment.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


CNN

Hey Samsung, tell us something we don’t already know. The coronavirus has disrupted literally everything across the globe.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY