Another week has gone by and its time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech.
HomePod mini has an unused temperature sensor
In a recent teardown of the HomePod mini from iFixit, it was discovered that it has a couple of unused sensors for measuring the room environment, namely a very small 1.5mm by 1.5mm chip on the logic board which is capable measuring temperature and humidity.
Ford and Volkswagen will be partnering up to build a new electric van with a release date of 2023. We should see a fully electric Volkswagen Transporter and Ford Transit in a few years time.
VW ID Buzz coming to EU in 2022
Volkswagen previewed the all electric concept back in 2017, with an original promise to release it in 2022. Volkswagen has confirmed this is the case with a Cargo commercial vehicle coming as well. In the US however, the ID Buzz range is set to be a bit smaller and a release in 2023.
Ford Mondeo to get discontinued in 2022
After 28 years on the market, the once iconic Ford Mondeo is being pulled from the Ford lineup in 2022 following recent declining sales and changing buyer trends.
OnePlus announces the new OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro
This week, OnePlus announced its new flagship smartphones for 2021; the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. Starting at £629 for the base model OnePlus 9. They both support 5G and boast Hasselblad camera units.