Technology news 12 Feb, 2021
Google to include email aliases in Gmail search results - The Hindu BusinessLineBusinessLine
With this change, searching will be easier and results more comprehensive, as users won’t need to remember all of someone’s aliases and run multiple searches for each
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ Wireless Earphones Launched - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Boat has launched the Rockerz 255 Pro+ wireless earphones, priced at Rs. 1,499. The new earphones are also IPX7 rated for water resistance, with a claimed battery life of 40 hours.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra stars in a hands-on video: 120X zoom and secondary screen revealed - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC, packs a 120Hz screen, and features a periscope camera.
Top 100 subscription apps earned $13B in 2020, YouTube leads - The Hans IndiaThehansindia.com
Global consumer spending in the top 100 non-game subscription-based apps grew 34 per cent...
Amazon Echo devices users can now share music with friends: Here’s how it will work - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
The command that will activate this feature is "Alexa share this song with (the contact’s name)”. In an instant, Alexa will share that particular track as asked.
Realme X7 5G to Go on Sale Today for the First Time via Flipkart, Realme.com: Price, Specifications - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Realme X7 5G is set to go on sale in India today. The smartphone comes with a hole-punch display and features triple rear cameras. Realme X7 5G will be available for purchase through Flipkart, Realme.com, and select offline stores starting 12pm (noon) today.
PUBG Mobile Lite 0.20.1 global version update Season 21 download: How to download APK link and guide for gl... - Zee BusinessZee Business
PUBG Mobile Lite is one of the most played battle royale titles on the mobile platform. This is the toned-down version of PUBG Mobile and was made for players with low-end devices.
Samsung Galaxy M62 India launch imminent as support page goes live - 91mobiles91mobiles
Samsung Galaxy M62 price in India and specifications are expected to be announced soon as the smartphone's support page has gone live on the Samsung India website.
Apple’s decision to stop iPhone 12 Mini production will have an impact on Android smartphones too - India TodayIndia Today
Apple and Google both tried to re-introduce compact smartphones while others too dropped their ‘affordable’ smaller-sized device last year. Seems like the idea has failed miserably.
100 million people wear the Apple Watch, says analyst - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
Apple Watch was launched in 2015 amidst certain amount of skepticism about how a smartwatch would fare in the real world. More than five years later, Apple’s smartwatch is a bona-fide hit and as per an analyst 100 million people now wear it. According to Neil…
VLC is getting a new UI this year and possibly a new web version - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
VLC developer and VideoLAN foundation President Jean-Baptiste Kempf revealed the media player will be updated with new UI this year.
Intel's Anti-Mac Ad Campaign Highlights M1 Shortcomings - MacRumorsMacRumors
With the launch of the M1 Macs last November, Apple officially began its transition away from Intel's chips, and it's clear from Intel's...
Xbox Game Pass' New Games Include Big AAA Franchises - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate have not one, not two, not three, but four new games, including some new games from some big AAA franchises. After last week's new games being met with backlash, Microsoft has stepped it up with this week's new addit…
Alexa can now greet people from your Ring Doorbell Pro - The VergeThe Verge
Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell Pro can now have the Alexa assistant answer your door for you, if you pay for the Ring Protect subscription. You can also now have your doorbell play a canned greeting or message.
What To Do If Your PS5 DualSense Controller Drifts - PlayStation 5 Wiki Guide - IGNIGN
Sony's PlayStation 5 controller has succumbed to the dreaded analog stick drift. This page covers how to identify stick drift, how to potentially fix it,
Matrix-like wearable device turns the body into a BATTERY - Daily MailDaily Mail
It may sound like something out of 'The Matrix' but this device uses body heat to generate power. It sits on the skin like a ring on a finger and produces one volt per square centimeter of skin.
The Nokia 6300 4G is now available in the US for $70 - gizmochinagizmochina
The Nokia 6300 4G is a remake of the old Nokia 6300 classic phone with a stainless backplate. The new model looks nothing like the original with respect to design but it does pack specs that put the 2007 model to shame. Announced back in November, the new mod…
Scientists teach pigs how to play a video game, and pigs are good at it - CNETCNET
Hamlet, Omelette, Ebony and Ivory aren't rescuing Princess Peach just yet, but they did show a remarkable ability to learn and operate a game.
For All Mankind Time Capsule AR App Bridges the Gap Between Season 1 and Season 2 - Gadgets 360NDTV News
For All Mankind Time Capsule AR app, out now for iPhone and iPad, explores the decade-long gap between seasons one and two. Its seven interactive chapters feature virtual objects such as Apple II. LiDAR-equipped devices (iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and …
Google Search is getting Dark mode, will match your preferred theme - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Google is testing Dark theme for its Search once again.
you can now create your own real-time, hyper-real digital human in minutes - DesignboomDesignboom
a new app called the 'MetaHuman creator' lets you create a convincing digital human in less than an hour, rather than weeks or even months.
Google Photos for Android gets advanced video editor and more premium features - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Google has announced advanced video editing features are coming to Google Photos for Android, along with new premium editing tools.
Android 12 update beta release date and new features | Retail News Asia - Retail News AsiaRetailnews.asia
For the next, highly expected version of Android, Google is preparing to open the spigot not only on new features, but also on a long-overdue interface
Apple Maps gets crowdsourced accident reporting that works with Siri - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Watch out, Google Maps, Waze, Apple Maps is coming!
Samsung Galaxy A52 specs, price and launch date leak - BGR IndiaWww.bgr.in
Leaks suggest a launch date specifications and prices for both the 4G and 5G variants of the Samsung Galaxy A52 smartphone.
Stolen CD Projekt Red Files Reportedly Now Sold After Dark Web Auction - IGN IndiaIGN
The upfront purchase price was reportedly set at $7 million.
Intel and AMD Ask for Government Incentives While Apple Supplier TSMC Expands to Meet Unprecedented... - MacRumorsMacRumors
A group of U.S. chip companies, including Intel, Qualcomm, Micron, and AMD, have today sent a letter to President Joe Biden to request "funding...
Instagram updates best practices for Reels, to make content with TikTok watermark less discoverable - Financial ExpressGoogle News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Accelerates Space Exploration with First Ever In-Space Commercial Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence Capabilities - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced it is accelerating space exploration and increasing self-sufficiency for astronauts by enabling real-time...
Using the Slack app on Android? Your password may have been compromised: Report - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Slack users on the Android app had their passwords stored in plain text format on the phone between December 21, 2020 and January 21, 2021, suggested a recent report.
Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro specifications revealed thanks to updated TENAA listings - 91mobiles91mobiles
Redmi K40 and K40 Pro specifications revealed by the TENAA listing include 6.67-inch punch-hole display, Android 11 OS, and 5G connectivity.
No posts, no photos, no videos, only audio. Clubhouse is the latest buzzword in the new normal - Economic TimesThe Times of India
Launched less than a year ago, Clubhouse recently encountered a censorship hiccup in China.
Motorola Moto E6i goes official with 6.1" screen and Android Go - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's basically a rebadged Moto E6s (2020) with a different chipset.
Realme Narzo 30 Pro key specifications, images revealed via TENAA listing - 91mobiles91mobiles
Realme Narzo 30 Pro specifications and images have been revealed via the RMX 3161 TENAA listing, revealing a 5,000mAh battery, Android 11 OS, and a 6.5-inch display.
Poco sells more than 150,000 units of Poco M3 during the first sale in India - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
The next sale for the Poco M3 is set to take place on February 16 at 12:00 pm (IST) on Flipkart).
NASA Will Use Fitbits to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 Among Astronauts, Other Employees - News18News18
American space agency NASA has said that it will provide Fitbit devices to 1,000 of its employees, including 150 astronauts.
Future OnePlus phones could come with selfie camera in the bezel - TechradarTechRadar
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This company gifts iPhones, iPads and gaming consoles to its employees - India TodayIndia Today
The company which is known as the maker of Genshin Impact gifted its employees iPhones, iPad, and the PS5 for their performance in 2020.
Xiaomi launching 2 new audio products in India on February 22nd - 91mobiles91mobiles
A Xiaomi teaser says that it will launch two audio products in India on February 22nd, one of which will likely be the Mi True Wireless Earphones Air 2 Pro.
WhatsApp Testing Log Out Feature to Enable Better Multi-Device Support: Report - Gadgets 360NDTV News
WhatsApp is reportedly testing a log-out feature that will allow users to unlink a device from their main account. The feature was spotted in WhatsApp beta update 220.127.116.11 and is a step towards bringing multi-device support to a stable release.
Infinix Smart 5 launched in India, priced at ₹7,199 - HT TechHindustan Times
The handset will be available through Flipkart starting February 18. Check full specifications and features of the new Smart 5 here.
Apple Watch's heart rate sensor can predict COVID-19 a week before a Swab Test: Report - gizmochinagizmochina
A new study has revealed that the popular wearable Apple Watch can effectively predict a positive case of Coronavirus infection up to a week prior to the PCR based nasal swab tests. According to a MacRumors report, a new study published in the Journal of Medi…
Micromax to soon launch 5G phone, IN Note 1 to get Android 11 in April - TechnoCodexTechnocodex.com
Micromax will soon launch a 5G telephone in India. The firm’s co-Founder Rahul Sharma revealed this in the most recent episode of his video session “Let’s Talk India Ke Liye” on YouTube. While he didn’t present any particular timeline for
This is your personal data that Google collects from YouTube - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
Vivo X50 Pro+ to Launch Alongside Vivo X60 Series in India: Report - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Vivo X50 Pro+ may launch alongside the Vivo X60 series in India, a report citing sources has claimed. The launch is rumoured to take place towards the end of March or beginning of April.
Galaxy Buds Pro update enhances active noise cancellation - Social News XYZSocialNews.XYZ
New Delhi, Feb 11 (SocialNews.XYZ) Samsung has released a new software update for its Galaxy Buds Pro true wireless earphones that brings improvements to active noise cancellation and ambient sound modes, among other changes. The... - Social News XYZ
Epic is Here! Magic Happens When You Enter the Galaxy Creators Lounge - Samsung Newsroom IndiaSamsung.com
It was a magical set-up. Creators from all across the country were handpicked for an exclusive event. And they got a chance to experience
Amazon’s Alexa cracked nearly 9,000 daily jokes in India last year - afaqsAfaqs.com
The popular voice tech celebrates its third anniversary in India and Amazon revealed how we engaged with it in 2020.
Delete this malicious Android app from your phone right now - BGRBGR
More Android app malware has been found and removed from the Google Play Store, this time in the form of an app called Barcode Scanner. Researchers found that the app seemed to be legitimate at one time and had accumulated some 10 million installations before…
Apple partners with TSMC to manufacture OLED panels for AR and VR devices - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Apple is also working on microLED displays.
Apple’s most affordable iPad even cheaper at multiple retailers - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
Starting at $ 329, Apple's most affordable iPad model comes at a very attractive price - but if you've been hesitant to buy it for an even better price,
Realme gets a new phone through TENAA testing, could be a Narzo 30 series device - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
A new device from Realme has leaked via the regulator TENAA, suggesting that it will launch soon. Based on its model number (RMX3161), it is now thought that it will be the Narzo 30 (or, possibly the 30 Pro). The OEM is hyping the new phone already as a "fan-…
iPhone 12 mini sales reportedly well below expectations - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The iPhone 12 mini is reportedly selling below Apple's expectations, with a possibility production of the device could be stopped completely.
Apple Watch lookalike Noise ColorFit Pro 3 budget smartwatch launched in India - gizmochinagizmochina
Noise has officially launched the ColorFit Pro 3 budget smartwatch in India. This Apple Watch lookalike wearable is priced at ₹3,999 ($55). It can be purchased from either Amazon India or the brand’s official website – gonoise.com. The newly released Noise Co…
Researcher hacks Apple, Microsoft, and other major tech companies in novel supply chain attack - The Daily SwigThe Daily Swig
Bug hunter rewarded with $130k payout for ‘dependency confusion’ vulnerability
THIS JUST IN: Samsung’s new #FullOnSpeedy Galaxy F62 with flagship 7nm Exynos 9825 slated to launch on Feb 15! - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
If you didn’t just walk out of a cave & logged into the internet for the first time, there’s a good chance you have heard how technology sound Samsung products are. The South Korean electronics major is renowned for its impressive lineup of gadgets & applianc…
Photoshop, Illustrator, Fresco updated with Invite to Edit - SlashGearSlashGear
Several key Adobe Creative Cloud apps, including Illustrator, Photoshop, and Fresco, were given significant updates this week. One key element updated and integrated into each of these apps was asy…
Unity Software Posts a Solid Close to 2020 and Plans for Apple's "Privacy" Updates in 2021 - Motley FoolMotley Fool
Unity's stock price is down nearly 20% post-Q4 report, presenting a buy opportunity for long-term shareholders.
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ1 review: For the minimalist in you - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ1 is fun to use instant film camera, but it's not perfect.
Here’s when your Mi, Redmi, and POCO smartphone will receive its MIUI 12.5 update - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
In a tweet, Xiaomi shared a roadmap for when it plans to begin rolling out the MIUI 12.5 update for supported Mi and Redmi devices.
WhatsApp Update: Multi-Device Support Spotted on WhatsApp Beta For iOS Users - Mashable IndiaMashable
WhatsApp is working on a feature that supports multi-device accounts, meaning people can operate the same WhatsApp account on different devices at the same time. Now, the feature has been spotted on WhatsApp iOS Beta users.