Tech News Weekly

Aug 13th 2020

Tech News Weekly 146

Epic Games vs. Apple

Surface Duo Hands-On, Russian SIMs, Apple's Unannounced Subscription Bundles
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Category: News

Surface Duo Hands-on, Russian SIMs, Apple's unannounced subscription bundles.

  • Harry McCracken from Fast Company has the Microsoft Duo foldable Android device and shares his thoughts after spending one week with the prerelease hardware.
  • Joseph Cox from VICE got the inside scoop on a secretive Russian SIM network that enables all sorts of illegal activity, and he explains how they work.
  • Apple is expected to announce a collection of subscription bundles for its services and Mikah isn't quite sold on the value of them.
  • Epic Games added a new in-game payment method for Fortnite that bypasses Apple and Google's own in-app payment systems, and the consequences are beginning to take shape.

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