The Case-Alternatives Edition Sunday, December 18, 2022

The Best Phone Grips And Stands For People Who Hate Phone Cases, by Allison Johnson, The Verge

So what are phone case haters to do when we want some of the benefits of a case but not all of the downsides? Look no further. If putting a traditional case on your phone makes you cringe, then you’ll be thrilled to know there’s a healthy assortment of case alternatives out there.

Anker’s Eufy Deleted These 10 Privacy Promises Instead Of Answering Our Questions, by Sean Hollister, The Verge

It’s been two weeks since we reported that Anker’s Eufy lied to us about the security of its security cameras, and we’ve been pushing the company for answers ever since. But the company hasn’t answered a single one of our questions — in fact, I haven’t gotten a single reply since December 1st.

Today, on a whim, I thought I’d take a peek at Eufy’s website... maybe find some answers there? Instead, I found that Anker has quietly scrubbed all of its most promising privacy promises from its “privacy commitment” page. It got nerfed — hard.

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My current status: motivated on some stuff, un-motivated on others.


Thanks for reading.