Like every week, here is our weekly roundup for the week ending October 25 2020
LG Display reports first profit in 7 quarters, thanks to work-from-home shift.
Google Chromecast with Google TV review: The new best streaming dongle.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro
Huawei Mate 40 Pro hands-on: Modernizing the Mate.
Kirin 9000 chipset
The company’s new Kirin 9000 chipset looks good too, with built-in 5G.
Google Fi deal
Google Fi deal: Pick up a Pixel 4a for just $216 / $15 a month.
iPhone 12 Launch day
iPhone 12 launch day: People are still lining up for Apple’s new devices
Speaking of hot: Better than the Scoville scale? Chili-shaped device can rate pepper hotness.
Google shopping tools
New Google Shopping tools announced ahead of Black Friday.
Intel is in trouble
Here’s why Intel’s stock just dropped 10% after reporting earnings. In short, cloud revenue should always go up, so when it doesn’t…
Skype ‘meet now’
Microsoft is putting Skype’s seamless ‘Meet Now’ calls in the taskbar. Skype blew a 3-1 lead.
Tesla fully self-driving beta
Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ beta is here, and there’s a lot going on. The Verge’s headline says “it looks scary as hell,” because of the inevitable misuse that will happen. Early videos show promise though, with more advanced understanding and steering.
Electric pickup trucks
Why is everyone building an electric pickup truck? “Tesla has the Cybertruck, GM a $113,000 Hummer, and Ford an electric F-150. And then there are the startups.”.