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Nothing Phone 1 Teaser

Can Carl Pei make lightning strike twice with the Nothing Phone 1?

The original OnePlus was a watershed moment in smartphone history. By stripping down the smartphone to its essentials — performance and value — the company clenched its claim to fame as the maker of the first affordable flagship. More importantly, it was the non-trivial task of creating a community of die-hard fans willing to take …

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Lightning be gone! Why I cannot wait for USB-C music on my iPhone

Lightning be gone! Why I cannot wait for USB-C music on my iPhone

USB-C ported iPhones are coming; that’s all but certain. When, exactly, is still up for debate, but the EU says Apple must add USB-C charging ports to iPhones from 2024, and even though the UK won’t actively follow the EU in enforcing this demand, it won’t matter.  The EU has mandated one USB-C charger to …

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Forget the Tesla Cybertruck and Ford Lightning: Delivery Vans Are the Most Important Electric Trucks

Forget the Tesla Cybertruck and Ford Lightning: Delivery Vans Are the Most Important Electric Trucks

The recent Chapter 7 failure of EV startup ELMS probably encouraged some electric vehicle haters to gloat, but electric last-mile delivery trucks remain the strongest immediate bet, to my mind, in electric vehicles. The four biggest home delivery fleets in the US — Amazon, UPS, FedEx and DHL — know what the North American Council …

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