10 best news stories of the week: The Dark Crystal, iPhone 11 and more
This And That: From a Black Widow makeover, to the iPhone 11 reveal date
We know you’re busy and no one has the time to be scouring the internet for the latest tech and entertainment news - so, we’ve done it for you.
We’ve waded through the last seven days of news to find you the best of the best. Here are ten news stories we could not wait to share with you.
This Canon 90D release
Canon has official announced its new DSLR, and if you ask us the 32-megapixel EOS 90D is a mid-range marvel. It has the capability of recording uncropped 4K videos in full HD quality. If that was not enough, it has been launched alongside the mirrorless M6 Mark II, which contains the same 32.5MP sensor. They also both have both have a DIGIC 8 image processor, an electronic shutter capable of speeds up to 1/16000, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and USB-C. So, whilst the externals have not really changed from their older counterparts, their insides have had some major upgrades.
That Lewis Hamilton Burger Chain
This final joker trailer
That Garmin Solar-powered watch
The Garmin Fenix 6X is the maker’s first solar-powered GPS watch, and it looks pretty cool. It has been launched alongside the Fenix 6 and 6X Pro Solar, which comes with Power Glass - a transparent solar charging lens that uses energy from the sun to extend the watch’s battery. The Fenix 6 and Fenix 6X are also packed with maps of 2,000 ski resorts and 41,000 golf courses.
This Porn Star Martini name change
This Marvel Attraction announcement
This secret Gin Bar
There is a secret gin bar in London where you can go on a journey through a botanical bank to get two G&Ts, all for free! Simply enter via a secret passage behind an ATM in Bermondsey and get ready to meet some weird and wonderful characters. Best be quick, it is around this week only. Head to the events page to try and bag yourself some tickets.
That Black Widow makeover
Black Widow and The Winter Soldier have been given new looks in the latest posters revealed at D23. Artist Andy Park has designed some brilliant artwork for Black Widow, WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The latter is set to launch on Disney+ Autumn 2020, with WandaVision following in February 2021.
This iPhone 11 reveal date
The iPhone 11 launch date has been revealed after invites for an Apple Keynote were sent out to journalists. The date? 10 September. The date follows in the normal trend as Apple has used that date - or near enough - to announce new iPhone launches for years. There are expected to be three phones revealed: the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max.
That Netflix's The Dark Crystal revival
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is out on Netflix now. The 10-episode series improves on the 1982 film by Jim Henson as the audience returns to Thra, the land of the Mystics. Voice stars include Lena Headey, Jason Isaacs, Natalie Dormer and Mark Hamill. Narration is done by ‘Sci-fi Queen’ Sigourney Weaver, making it is a must-watch for any fantasy fans.