Meizu’s flagship 16s useth ‘the bezel’ to hearken back to ye olden days

Phones these days are about the notch. With edge-to-edge displays all the rage, companies are defined by how they deal with the front camera – leading to things like huge notches or the infamous punch-hole design. Well, with its 16s flagship phone, Meizu is doing something (slightly) different: going old school and actually having bezels around the screen. Does it work? Well, it definitely doesn’t look like an ancient piece of tech… …but those bezels certainly don’t make the Meizu 16s seem super modern. Is that fair? Probably not. It seems that Meizu is focused on single-handedly keeping bezels alive, as… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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Tim Cook said Apple’s fight with the FBI in 2016 was a ‘very rigged case,’ and he wishes it went to court (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook was interviewed by visiting Harvard professor Nancy Gibbs at the TIME 100 event on Tuesday. Gibbs asked Cook about privacy — since the last time they saw each other, Apple was in the midst of a privacy battle with the Justice Department over unlocking an iPhone. Cook says we’ve come a long way since Apple opposed the Justice Department’s order to assist the FBI in unlocking a terrorist’s phone, but says he wishes the case went to court since discovering it was “a very rigged case to begin with.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In an interview with Nancy Gibbs at the TIME 100… Read More

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Bernie Sanders’ call for all prisoners to be able to vote sets him apart from almost every other 2020 Democrat

Sen. Bernie Sanders is the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who supports enfranchising people who are currently incarcerated. Other Democratic candidates like Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris have said they support enfranchising people returning from incarceration, but have only said that prisoners voting should be part of the “conversation.” Following the comments, Republicans have painted Sanders’s idea as “radical.” 2020 Democrats across the board are in support of giving people convicted of felonies the right to vote after leaving prison, but Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took the idea a step further and separated himself from the rest of the field. The Vermont senator is the only candidate vying… Read More

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 5 of the most iconic homes that Chip and Joanna Gaines renovated on ‘Fixer Upper’

“Fixer Upper” ran for five seasons. Over the years, Chip and Joanna Gaines have created an empire for themselves. We found five of the most memorable transformations from the show, and caught up with those who own the houses now. The Barndominium from season three has remained relatively untouched, even though the original family sold the house. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. We’ve learned a lot from “Fixer Upper,” including the power of shiplap and a farmhouse sink. But we also got to know the families that Chip and Joanna helped during the five seasons of the show. INSIDER caught up with the owners of five of the most… Read More

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After Greta Thunberg, all eyes are on Michael Gove

What will the Tory leadership hopeful do now that the spotlight is on his department? Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg got a standing ovation from around 40 MPs and more than 100 other guests packed inside a room in parliament today. She sat on a panel with environment secretary Michael Gove, Ed Miliband, Layla Moran, and Caroline Lucas, while climate change protesters continued their week-long demonstration on Parliament Square. Thunberg warned that by 2030, the planet will have reached the “point of no return” at which climate damage will be irreversible. She said that while the whole world faces the same challenge, the UK is “very special – not only… Read More

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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard teamed up with Walmart to launch an affordable, plant-based baby care line that doesn’t cut any corners

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. In partnership with Walmart, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard recently launched Hello Bello, an affordable, plant-based baby line. The line aims to democratize great baby products so parents don’t have to choose between saving money and buying the best product possible. Hello Bello currently makes everything from diapers and baby lotion to bug spray and natural bubble bath soap. So far, nothing is priced over $25. After more than two years… Read More

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