Gizmodo

Samsung certainly hasn’t forgotten about last year’s Galaxy line, and is bringing a variety of features from the S20 to the S10 and Note phones. Gizmodo has the scoop on exactly which features are being brought back.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


NintendoLife

It’s unsurprising that Animal Crossing has done so well, given the friendly relaxed pace of the game. What’s surprising is just how much it blew all other games out of the water. This also spurred a large number of Nintendo Switch sales, as well.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Verdict UK

A group of bad actors have been targeting hospitals and the World Health Organization with malicious attacks, and it looks like the cyber-security world has had enough. Barriers have been broken down, and experts are cooperating with each other to combat this threat.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


BGR

BGR is here with a bunch of sales on Amazon Fire Sticks, Apple AirPods Pro, and a bunch more. Worth looking into if you’re on the market for any of these devices, but not newsworthy.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, TECH DEALS


Vox

With the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing and developing, much of America is online now. There has been a surge in internet traffic, according to data from Cloudflare, but you shouldn’t be concerned. Vox is here with an informative piece of why that is, as well as some tips on what to do if you notice that your internet seems slow.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY (but noteworthy)


NintendoLife

With what we saw in the previous article about Animal Crossing, it’s unsurprising that the Nintendo Switch is in high demand and difficult to find. Nintendo already has a track record of poorly gauging demand for their products.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


CNET

Not news, but good information for all of you working from home. Make sure you at least skim the article and implement what you can!

Verdict: NOT WORTHY (but noteworthy)


Gamespot

Deals on MacBook Pros, Alienware Gaming Monitors, and more at Best Buy. Not news, but noteworthy.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, TECH DEALS


Business Insider

You would think that with much of the population working from home, Facebook would be doing well, but that’s farther from reality than you’d guess. Most of the services being provided are not monetized, and advertisers are pulling back on using their ad services.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


ZD Net

For all you creatives out there, it would behoove you to take heed of Adobe’s message and protect yourself from possible attackers.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Verge

Deals, deals, and more deals. This time, it’s The Verge reporting a number of sales on various platforms.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, TECH DEALS


Vox

Charles He was looking to connect people who wanted to help fight the coronavirus, and he got 13,000 people on board in a Slack group to do so. Dubbed “Helpful Engineering”, the group aims to solve some of the tougher problems that COVID-19 that have come up due to the pandemic.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


IGN

An enterprising teacher from San Diego conducted a lesson for his students using Half-Life: Alyx’s VR engine. You can check the lesson out here.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Ars Technica

If you need some extra relief, you’ll need to contact Verizon and AT&T and tell them that the pandemic hurt your finances. This is stark contrast to T-Mobile and Sprint who are automatically waiving fees.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Business Insider

They had the stock of N95 masks for other emergencies. They’re now donating masks to places that need them most.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, TL;DR, CLICKBAIT


Wired

Here are some general tips for using Zoom. I wouldn’t say that you’ll be come a power user after learning these, though.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, CLICKBAIT


Engadget

Samsung has shipped the first EUV RAM modules, which have better performance all around. You’ll possibly see this new RAM in your future computers or cell phones, .

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Forbes

Pure speculation and predictions does not make news.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, CLICKBAIT, FLUFF


The Verge

Long story short, the hardware is great, but the software leaves much to be desired. The Verge states that it’s “impossible to recommend for use outside of China”.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Verge

Dell’s Mobile Connect app now allows you to control your iPhone from your PC. Android users will also be able to now send MMS files from their smartphones via their computers as well. The only catch? You’ll need to own a Dell laptop from 2018 or later.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY