Daily Authority: 🙀 Oppo's cat-eye lens


☕ Good morning! Hope your Thanksgiving plans are shaping up. I'm reaching out to a special someone for some insights into your dining experience. More to come on Wednesday or Thursday!

11 hours ago

Oppo's Cat

cat eye

So here’s something: The upcoming Oppo Reno 7 series will apparently feature the world’s first Sony IMX709 cat-eye lens.

Qualcomm's rebrand

qualcomm gen 8 1

Tristan Rayner / Android Authority

This is pretty minor, but ahead of Qualcomm’s big Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii kicking off on November 30, it’s been confirmed that there will be a rebrand to its mobile chipsets in 2021, including the renaming of its chipset models. In short: Snapdragon is bigger than ever, but the old numbering conventions of 845/855/865/888 etc. are out, making way for something simpler.


📸 Google Pixel 6 second opinion review: “The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro aren’t just great value for money, they’re the best smartphones Google has ever made” (Android Authority).

📁 OnePlus patent suggests a dual-hinge foldable phone may be in its future (Android Authority).

🔧 HP Chromebook x2 review: As far as a useful portable goes, it’s just a price cut away from being great, and sales happen where it’s priced more like ~$400, so keep your eye out… (Ars Technica).

🔫 The ConstitutionDAO aftermath: Everyone is mad and/or confused, which is a shame and partly it comes down to gas fees (Vice).

🔭 An “incident” with the $10B James Webb Space Telescope has occurred: launch is now set for December 22, the same day The Matrix 4 is released, btw (Ars Technica).

Chart Tuesday

hottest hour of the day

Here’s a comment left in the thread that says it all: 

Bonus: Here’s a spooky timelapse of a glacier — you’ll see it growing during winter and then calving during summer.

Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor

Previous Newsletter

Daily Authority: 🛰️ More satellites than ever

The Daily Authority


You May Like Also

  • upcoming Oppo Reno 7 series
  • With this video it releasedm you can see an 8
  • Google Pixel 6 second opinion review
  • OnePlus could make things even more confusing
  • Qualcomm has a (stifling) exclusivity deal with Microsoft for Windows on ARM
  • Apple will repair faulty iPhone 12 and 12 Pro speakers
  • is boosting US manufacturing
  • Tile is selling its business
  • TikTok keeps working on its TV apps
  • Gizmodo plans to publish the Facebook Papers in batches
  • Niantic raises $300M at a $9B valuation
  • James Webb Space Telescope
  • call by a company name instead of the actual thing it is
  • Here’s a spooky timelapse of a glacier
  • Daily Authority: 🛰️ More satellites than everThe Daily Authority