Engadget

More postulating and speculating on what the next iPhone will look like. Does it really matter, since you’re probably putting a case on it anyway?

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Gizmodo

The writer of the article clearly seems to forget that people can actually exercise in the comfort of their own homes. The emphasis on the timing of the product launch does little justice to the fact that this is just a good fitness tracker, whether or not you can take advantage of the GPS.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


USA Today

Adding to the list of things that Apple is doing to aid with the battle against the coronavirus, they are working to add coronavirus testing locations to their Apple Maps app. They don’t have a timeline estimate yet, but they are assuring people that they are working as quickly as possible.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


9to5 Mac

There are some very valid concerns regarding the Apple-Google coronavirus API, as there is still an underlying problem of the simple fact that there are not enough tests to know if people are COVID-19 positive or not. Add to that the possibility that there exist bad actors that can abuse or troll the system for their own gain. Yet another concern would be if people were separated by walls, such as in an apartment complex, but still within 6 feet from each other. These are definitely some things that need to be worked out.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Verge

Good for them. While this may be groundbreaking for Oppo, wireless charging has. been around for a while now. What should have been included in the article title is the fact that they’re using a proprietary “AirVOOC” system that is a lightning-quick 40W.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


PC World

Here we have PC World showing you how to skip out on your Zoom meetings. There’s a lot of truth being spoken in this article that was clearly written by someone who’s had it with Zoom meetings, but this isn’t exactly news. Hopefully, he doesn’t get in trouble with his boss.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Wccftech

In an effort to make their anti-cheat system be safer for local devices, Riot Games has unwittingly made it entirely possible for scrubs to uninstall the anti-cheat and install their own aimbots.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


9to5 Google

You would think that after the weekend, they’d have something more interesting to report. They don’t. The title says it all.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Notebook Check

Looks an awful lot like an iPad Pro but with rounded edges, if you ask me.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Crunchyroll

We get it. Crunchyroll isn’t really a news source, so we can’t be too harsh on them. Makes you wonder how many hours it took him, though.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Ars Technica

This is just insanity. Shouldn’t the celebrities also be held accountable for this since they’re public figures?

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Engadget

This does make life easier, but keep in mind that you’ll need to download the respective apps for Windows and on your Samsung phone.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY (just barely)


Deadline

What was supposed to be a free benefit stream to raise money for the COVID-19 fund has now been canceled due to streaming rights. Apparently the American Federation of Musicians is demanding that Disney pay them in order to stream the benefit concert. Insert eye roll emoji here.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Jerusalem Post

Based off of the description of the damages, which rendered the device inoperable and irreparable, it sounds like it was dropped. Incredible. The Swiss company that was providing the device will be sending “two Series 6800 diagnostic testing devices to Israel in its stead within the next week”.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Decrypt.co

At the rate that it mines crypto, you’re better off picking change off of the floor.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


This is definitely good news, as it could serve as clean energy for us. Also, you can learn from this article that adsorbption isn’t just a typo.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


PC Gamer

For those of you who aren’t able or willing to shell out the cash for a VR unit, you can now play Half-Life: Alyx on a monitor with your trusty keyboard and mouse. The experience is not entirely bug free, but it’s better than nothing!

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY