Day: June 13, 2020

OnePlus Pods May Be the Name of OnePlus’ TWS Earbuds, Features Tipped via Android 11 Beta 1 Update

OnePlus Pods appears to be the name of the company’s upcoming truly wireless (TWS) earbuds that are rumoured to debut next month. The Android 11 Beta 1 release that OnePlus brought for its OnePlus 8 series earlier this week has shown some references about the earbuds — including their name and some key features that weren’t suggested earlier. OnePlus was initially said to unveil its first TWS earbuds alongside the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in April. The company, however, didn’t make that announcement and instead unveiled the Bullets Wireless Z as its new offering for audio lovers.

The Android 11 Beta 1 code includes multiple references with the “OnePlus Pods” title and a string called “oneplus_tws_pods_function” to hint at the new development, reports XDA Developers. By digging into the new firmware, the technology site was also able to find evidence of a standalone OnePlus Pods app that OnePlus

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NASA Names Kathy Lueders First Woman to Head Human Spaceflight

The NASA official who managed the inaugural private crewed flight into space last month has been promoted to become the first female head of human spaceflight, the agency said Friday, as it prepares to return people to the Moon in 2024.

“Kathy Lueders has been selected to lead @NASA’s Human Exploration & Operations Mission Directorate,” NASA head Jim Bridenstine announced on Twitter.

“Kathy has successfully managed both the Commercial Crew & Commercial Cargo programs and is the right person to lead HEO as we prepare to send astronauts to the Moon in 2024,” he added.

Lueders, who joined NASA in 1992, oversaw the May 30 launch of two astronauts on a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station — the first ever crewed commercial flight into space.

She has for years been in charge of the exhaustive testing program for space capsules developed by SpaceX, Boeing and other companies that

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