The 2020 Genesis G90—a good luxury sedan from an alternate dimension

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The revisions to the G90’s interior tend more to a new mix of materials than the radical plastic surgery that has resculpted the exterior. The wood trim has an open grain, and it looks and feels much better than the overly glossy stuff that Genesis used to use. The leather is thick and luxurious, as are the carpets. And if there isn’t quite enough room in the back, there are easy-to-reach buttons on the side of the front passenger seat that allow your driver to quickly move it into its footwell and away from whoever it is that’s sitting in

Resetting the bar for Wear OS smartwatches

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There are few smartwatch makers that have shown more dedication to keeping Wear OS from falling into oblivion than Mobvoi, an AI company and creator of the TicWatch series of smartwatches. It’s therefore fitting that Mobvoi should be the first to debut a smartwatch powered by new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear silicon which is touted as the possible savior of Google’s woefully underserved wearables platform.

That watch is the TicWatch Pro 3. The third iteration of the Chinese firm’s flagship wearable packs a raft of new features, top specs, and subtle design tweaks in a familiar package.

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Apple’s iPhone 12 seems to have a secret reverse wireless charging feature

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Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup has the ability to wirelessly charge an external accessory, according to a series of newly unveiled FCC filings that just went public yesterday. The documents first spotted by VentureBeat’s Jeremy Horwitz say the phone “supports a built-in inductive charging transmitter and receiver.” Apple has not officially announced any such functionality that could be used to charge future AirPods or Apple’s long rumored Tile-competitor dubbed “AirTags.”

“In addition to being able to be charged by a desktop WPT [wireless power transfer] charger (puck), 2020 iPhone models … also support WPT charging function at 360 kHz

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