Gigafactory Texas?Tesla builds its millionth car and scouts new manufacturing locations
Within 24 hours, Elon Musk tweeted a picture of Tesla’s millionth car — a red Model Y that, according to our friends at Autoblog, appears to have the Performance Upgrade packages — and speculated on locations for new factories. The auto and space exec suggested a Cybertruck plant for “central USA” (he’s previously floated the idea of Texas gigafactory) and a Model Y facility on the East Coast.
Erasing the edges is one way to show off tech leadership.Why the tech world is waging war on bezels
We live in an age of disappearing borders — on our screens. Devindra Hardawar takes a look at the design trends on TVs, laptops, tablets and phones to see where all that extra plastic is going and why manufacturers keep pushing for seamless screens.
Even if Google I/O is off, the leaks are still coming.Pixel 4a leak video dives into the phone’s most intimate details
Remember all the Pixel 3a leaks last year? We may be in for a similar situation with Google’s next midrange phone — a Cuban YouTube channel showed video of what it’s claiming is the Pixel 4a. The plastic-bodied device reportedly has a headphone jack, a 5.8-inch display and Snapdragon 730 CPU inside along with 64GB of storage and 6GB of RAM.
What can’t Dyson re-engineer in a more expensive way?Dyson’s Corrale is a $500 straightening iron with over-engineered plates
The Corrale is Dyson’s new cordless straightening iron, and it’s supposed to provide “all the same styling with half the damage” of a conventional straightener. It’s also the first Dyson beauty product not to use the company’s air-multiplier technology. Its trick feature relies on flexing manganese-copper alloy plates to apply the same pressure to all of your hair at once.
The company claims that because the iron applies pressure consistently,it will require fewer strokes and lower heat for the same effect, with less mechanical damage to your hair. Cherlynn Low got an in-person demo and came away impressed but still thinking most people don’t need to spend $500 on a straightening iron.
The third generation of B&O’s E8 wireless earbuds provide good sound, wireless charging and solid battery life. However, as Billy Steele explains, skipping over active noise cancellation and automatic pausing makes them tough to recommend at $350.
But wait, there’s more…
- The SensorTower analytics platform secretly scraped user data via VPN apps
- Google tells North American employees to work from home
- ‘Command & Conquer Remastered Collection’ arrives on June 5th
- ‘Phantasy Star Online 2’ will finally come to North America next week with an open beta
- Disney+ reportedly scrapped a ‘Tron’ series from John Ridley
- Gmail rolls out support for multiple signatures
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