Accessory makers preparing for Apple’s AirTags as Kuo suggests 2021 release [U]

Accessory companies are deep into the process of preparing for Apple’s forthcoming AirTag item trackers. Newly leaked images from Evan Blass show how Apple accessory maker Nomad is planning to release an array of products to complement Apple’s item trackers. Accessory maker Spigen is also preparing for AirTags, as are other companies. more… The post …

Institutional trust is the real meme

Hello friends, this is Week in Review. Last week, I dove into the AR maneuverings of Apple and Facebook and what that means for the future of the web. This week, I’m aiming to touch the meme stock phenomenon that dominated American news cycles this week and see if there’s anything worth learning from it, …

Motorola One 5G Ace review: Not an ace up your sleeve

One 5G Ace By Motorola $399.99 purchasing options Positives Outstanding battery life Generous screen Clean software Negatives So-so cameras 5G value is questionable Ships with Android 10 Bottom Line The Motorola One 5G Ace includes a big screen, excellent battery life, and Motorola’s helpful Android skin, but the phone offers only average cameras and it …

Flickr for iOS adds home screen widgets to surface images from Flickr Explore

Flickr has rolled out a new update to iOS app this week, bringing support for home screen widgets on the iPhone. The Flickr widgets bring in images from the Flickr Explore feed, so you can see the images directly on your home screen. more… The post Flickr for iOS adds home screen widgets to surface …

This week’s top stories: AAPL earnings, Apple Watch Series 7 rumors, iOS 14.4, and more

In this week’s top stories: iOS 14.4 released, Apple Watch Series 7 rumors, ‘Time to Walk’ feature now available, AAPL’s record-breaking Q1 earnings, and much more. Read on for all of this week’s top Apple Stories. Read more The post This week’s top stories: AAPL earnings, Apple Watch Series 7 rumors, iOS 14.4, and more …

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘White Tiger’ tells a bloody capitalist fable

The new Netflix film “The White Tiger” tells the story of Balram, who is born to a poor family in the Indian village of Laxmangarh and escapes by using his intelligence and determination, ultimately becoming a successful entrepreneur in Bangalore. Viewers knows this from the start, as Balram (played by Adarsh Gourav) narrates his life …

Stonks, flying burritos and my boss’s boss’s boss’s boss

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday morning? Sign up here. What a week. What a month. Are you doing all right? It’s okay if …

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds review: Bulky buds that do it all

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds By Bose $279 purchasing options Positives Comfortable, secure fit Fast charging, USB-C case Bluetooth 5.1 IPX4 rating Decent noise canceling Negatives No Bluetooth multipoint SBC and AAC only, no aptX Price Bottom Line The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds are a credible contender to AirPods Pro, but at a price. The fit is solid, …

Gillmor Gang: Back Then Now

Still figuring out what this newsletter is, I’m torn between aggregation and writing. The inputs vary from blog posts, Twitter threads, and the occasional video. Podcasting seems oddly muzzled by the acceleration of streaming. Blog posts are a misnomer; professional blogs represent the bulk of news and media citations, not usually the single voices of …

Apple TV+ acquires hot Sundance film ‘CODA’, in record-setting $25m deal

Apple TV+ has won the rights to hot Sundance film ‘CODA’, which premiered at the film festival on Friday. The film received a warm reception from early viewers and critics. As reported by Deadline, a bidding war for the film raised prices to a new record for Sundance film, with Apple securing the deal for …