A lot Ado About Nothing

USB-C on iPhones, The Nothing Telephone, and Digimon Watches


Then, it’s time to speak about Nothing. This new smartphone model has been making the rounds in Android’s hype machine. Outstanding YouTuber, Marques Brownlee, showed off the Nothing Telephone (1) and a few distinctive options in a half-hour video. These 900 LEDs on the again are cool to have a look at and can present a little bit of hands-free performance for issues like checking on battery energy and notifications. Nevertheless it’s nonetheless up within the air if there’s anything concerning the smartphone that can transfer the needle. The Nothing model is the brainchild of Carl Pei, previously of OnePlus, and the playbook right here offers us a little bit of deja vu.

Lastly, we’re interested by Bandai’s new Digimon watch, the Vital Hero. It’s a health watch for teenagers primarily based on the digital pet sport, and it gamifies strolling and working in order that the lifetime of your Digimon depends on how a lot you bodily transfer all through the day. The extra lively you might be—or your little one, if they need one—the quicker the Digimon’s stats will enhance to assist improve their probability of victory once they battle towards different monsters. The sport has a Pokemon Go-like vibe to it. Now, if solely Apple and Google would gamify our strolling on this method—we’d be far more inclined to hit the path!


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