Dieter Bohn (@backlon )

Dieter Bohn

Bio Executive Editor, The Verge. Tech commentary. Typos are intentional jokes I mean obviously.
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Twitter Web App : I wrote today’s edition of The Verge’s Command Line newsletter and learned from our copyeditor Kara Verlaney that it’s spelled “coinkydink” not “koinkydink”

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TweetDeck : You can now sign up for the Minecraft Earth beta on Android. Microsoft is expanding the beta beyond iOS devices. Details here: theverge.com/2019/8/22/2082…

Twitter Web App : I have spent years obsessively guessing what desserts Google will name Android after. Android Q was my White Whale, but today, the company has announced that it’ll just be using numbers going forward.

So hello, Android 10. And now my watch has ended.

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Vox Media : The Note 10 Plus is the nicest phone you can get. Also super powerful. Also BIG. But... lots of phones are nice and powerful and big now, for less money. So what’s left for the Note that actually matters? It’s the stylus, stupid!

My review: theverge.com/2019/8/22/2082…

TweetDeck : Android 10 is official: that’s it, that’s the name.

Google quits quaint tradition, quelling the quandary created by the quixotic quest to answer a quadrillion querulous questions about desert names. I have qualms and feel queasy, but it is less quirky.

theverge.com/2019/8/22/2082…

Twitter Web Client : Ah yes, Verizon is going to fix its biggest 5G problem with Boingo, the company that [checks notes] provides the second most infuriating and unloved airport experience right after the TSA.
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