Honda E first drive: Futuristic and extremely enjoyable to drive
It is a miracle the Honda E is even right here, contemplating how a lot Honda appeared to hate electrical automobiles. Till just lately, Honda (together with Toyota) has targeted on hybrid and hydrogen automobiles, whereas ceding the EV market to Tesla and others. Nevertheless, a maverick gang of Honda engineers satisfied administration to construct the Honda E. They even saved the design fairly near the City E idea it is primarily based on, proper right down to the wild futuristic inside.
And it paid off. The compact EV’s retro-cute je ne sais quoi (to not point out all of the expertise inside) has grabbed the eye of automobile patrons and EV followers of all stripes. Now, all that is still is to see if it is as enjoyable to be in and drive because it appears to be like. Steve Dent took it for a spin.
Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Buds+ leak collectively in official-looking photographs
At this price, you could know precisely what to anticipate at Samsung’s February 11th occasion. Nicely-known leaker Evan Blass has shared a flurry of obvious official pictures for the Galaxy S20 household, together with one for a promo that gives a free set of Galaxy Buds+ for individuals who pre-order the S20+ or S20 Extremely. The photographs seem to substantiate a lot of what you might have already heard, together with ridiculous digicam arrays with a 100X “house zoom” and 108-megapixel sensor on the S20 Extremely. Just some weeks to go although, eh?
Motorola desires you to watch out utilizing the brand new Razr
Now that Motorola’s resurrected Razr is accessible to pre-order, the model has launched a string of movies to pitch and clarify the system — and it is clear the caveats of different foldable telephones nonetheless apply. A help video, “Caring for Razr,” warns you to maintain the display dry, keep away from display protectors, watch out for sharp objects and shut the cellphone earlier than tossing it in your pocket. Additionally, do not assume that efforts to get rid of the same old folding cellphone crease have resulted in a superbly flat show.
It is a reminder that foldable telephones are nonetheless of their infancy. And do not forget that $1,500 price ticket. There are a couple of causes we’re not seeing many Galaxy Fold gadgets on the market…
Vine successor Byte vows to repair its spam drawback
Vine substitute Byte is pitching itself as a center floor between the now-defunct Vine and new champion of the looping clip, TikTok. Enterprise appears to be booming, however that has include a brand new drawback: remark spam. Particularly, crowds of recent customers are treating Byte like a gold rush, making an attempt to revenue on the brand new platform’s upcoming monetization by fishing for followers within the feedback part. Byte is on prime of the difficulty, nevertheless, and has promised to do one thing about it.
“We’re conscious of the problems with remark spam and extra broadly with sure forms of feedback,” founder Dom Hofman wrote in a group publish. “That is our prime precedence, and we’re working very arduous to deal with it. It must be noticeably higher than it was 24 hours in the past and will proceed to enhance over the following few minutes.”
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