Don’t expect OnePlus 8T McLaren or any other OnePlus/McLaren phone in the future

OnePlus first teamed up with McLaren back in 2018, becoming a sponsor of their Formula One team and releasing the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition as well. Unfortunately, it seems like the partnership is over as redditor rudefyet noted that OnePlus was no longer listed as a 2020 F1 partner on the McLaren website (h/t: XDA-Developers). …

Google Pixel 4a launch apparently delayed, again

91Mobiles Source: 91Mobiles Google did not get to hold its annual I/O developer conference this year. The event usually takes place in May and sees Google launch new features, OS updates, and even new hardware. But all that has been put on the back-burner because of the coronavirus pandemic, including, it seems, the Pixel 4a launch. We …

Mapbox and SoftBank form joint venture to provide mapping tech to Japanese developers

SoftBank Corp. and Mapbox, the mapping data company that competes with Google and Here, announced that they have established a joint venture called Mapbox Japan. The JV will provide Mapbox’s mapping platform, including APIs and data services, to developers in Japan. Between June 1 and September 30, Mapbox Japan will also provide up to three …

Founder Collective barrels forward, closing its fourth and newest fund with $85 million

Founder Collective, a seed-stage fund formed 11 years ago in Cambridge, Ma., has closed its newest fund with $85 million. Earlier today, we talked with the firm’s general partners — Eric Paley, David Frankel, Micah Rosenbloom — to learn more about it. Among our first questions: whether the three are themselves the largest investors in …

Jailbreak for all iOS 13.5 devices expected soon due to new kernel exploit

Jailbreak users had a big surprise last year with the announcement of checkm8, an exploit found on almost every chip made by Apple that allowed the jailbreak process on several devices running different versions of iOS. Now, jailbreak is coming for even more devices, as unc0ver team announced today a new tool that can patch …

Rob McElhenney details ‘Mythic Quest’ quarantine episode shot with 40 iPhones

The Apple TV+ comedy Mythic Quest announced last week that it will debut a special episode shot on iPhone on May 22. Now, creator and star Rob McElhenney has offered more details on that process in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. more… The post Rob McElhenney details ‘Mythic Quest’ quarantine episode shot with 40 …

The NTWRK, the Live Nation-backed shopping app for Gen Z, is launching a virtual festival

SXSW may be cancelled, but the commodification and commingling of multinational corporations and youth and street culture is assured to be alive and well in the COVID-19 era thanks to events like TRANSFER, the new virtual festival from NTWRK — GenZ’s answer to the Home Shopping Network. The FootLocker, Live Nation, and Main Street Advisors-backed …

Scribd announces a perks program, giving its subscribers access to Pandora Plus, TuneIn Premium and more

E-book and audiobook subscription service Scribd has been actively embracing and experimenting with bundling over the past couple of years, creating joint offers with The New York Times and with Spotify and Hulu. Today it announced a slightly different take on the idea with Scribd Perks. These perks give Scribd’s paying subscribers (the service costs …

Hims & Hers launch Spanish language telemedicine services

Hims & Hers, the startup focused on providing access to elective treatments for things like hair loss, skin care and erectile disfunction and online telemedicine services, is expanding its services to include a Spanish language option, the company said. After Mexico, the U.S. has the second-largest Spanish speaking population in the world, with an estimated …