Technology news 12 Mar, 2021
OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9 Spotted on 3C and MIIT Sites; 65W Fast Charging Support Tipped - Gadgets 360NDTV News
OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 phones have been spotted on 3C and MIIT certification sites that suggest that the upcoming phones may support 5G connectivity, offer dual-mode SA/NSA network support, and dual-SIM/ dual standby support. The 3C listing reportedly co…
Apple Has Discontinued Its HomePod Smart Speaker, To Focus on HomePod Mini Going Forward - News18News18
In a rather surprising development, Cupertino-based giant Apple has discontinued its original HomePod smart speaker, according to a report in TechCrunch.
Why iPhone SE 3 almost certainly won’t appear at Apple’s iPad Pro 2021 event - TechradarTechRadar
It's not time for a new iPhone... yet
How to download PUBG Mobile KR latest 1.3 version: TapTap download link, size and more - SportskeedaSportskeeda
PUBG Mobile KR is the Korean version of PUBG Mobile. However, compared to the global version, this game has a higher quantity of cosmetics, including skins and costumes.
Redmi Note 10 Pro Max review: Questioning existence of premium phones - BGR IndiaWww.bgr.in
The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max with its 108-megapixel camera and the 120Hz AMOLED display questions the existence of premium phones. Here’s our full review.
Here`s how to set custom WhatsApp wallpaper for individual chats - Zee NewsIndia.com
1: Go to your WhatsApp contact to set a special wallpaper for that specific chat. 2: Go to Account Details and then to the Wallpaper Sound feature. 3: Pick the wallpaper for that specific contact via the ‘Choose a New Wallpaper’ option. 4: The choice is bet…
Google slams Microsoft over stance in media payments - ETBrandEquity.comThe Times of India
Google took a dig at Microsoft for siding with governments demanding tech platforms pay media orgs for news content...
Amazon Apple Days Sale 2021: Check offers and deals on iPhone 12 mini, others - Zee NewsIndia.com
Ecommerce platform Amazon has announced `Apple Days`to offer deals and discounts on the latest iPhone 12 series, iPad Mini, MacBook Pro and more. `Apple Days` will be live till March 17 with great offers from participating sellers, the company said in a state…
Amazon Apple Days sale goes live: Top deals on iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 11 Pro, and more - India TodayIndia Today
Apple is offering discounts on the latest iPhone 12 series along with the top variants of the iPhone 11 series.
Samsung Galaxy A72, A52 India pricing tipped ahead of launch - HT TechHindustan Times
Samsung Galaxy A72 and Galaxy A52 will launch in two variants each, according to a new report.
Realme 8 and 8 Pro will be sold via Flipkart - TechnoSportsTechnosports.co.in
We all know that the Realme 8 series is around the corner and will launch soon in India. Previously we have also discussed the launch date of the Realme 8 series in India on March 24. Yet the company has not spilled any beans about the launch date but has alr…
You'll soon be able to find COVID-19 vaccination centre info on Google Maps, Search - DNA IndiaDNA India
The search engine giant said that it expects to roll out information on vaccination centres in the coming weeks.
Grand Theft Auto Mod Combines San Andreas, Vice City, Liberty City, and More Into One Massive Map - GameRantGoogle News
Facebook has begun training AI on billions of its users’ videos - InputInputmag.com
Teaching computers to understand what's happening in a video will help Facebook make better recommendations — and more money.
[VCT NA Masters] SEN TenZ: "The team is making the most of a bad situation." - InvenGlobalInvenGlobal
TenZ believes sinatraa may return but he is making the most of his time with Sentinels for now. The squad just took down Luminosity without even having scrimmed together.
Microsoft Edge will release new updates more often just like Google Chrome - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Microsoft has announced that it will adopt a more aggressive release cycle for new Edge features, with updates arriving every 4 weeks.
Google rolls out new 'Preview Page' option on Chrome for Android users - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Google Chrome for Android has rolled out a new 'Preview Page' option that allows users to view all the contents of a page before actually opening it on the device. Mashable quoted a report by 9to5Google as saying that the tech giant has been working on this '…
Apex Legends Nintendo Switch Gameplay - VICTORY ROYALE! - ShacknewsYouTube
#Shacknews #ApexLegends #NintendoSwitchApex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts....
Samsung clarifies security update policy as many Galaxy devices get March 2021 patches - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Samsung has clarified that devices that are four years old will receive "biannual" security updates as part of its new update policy.
More firms to reimburse jab costs - MintLivemint
Corporates like RIL, JSW Group and Airtel have said they will cover the costs of vaccinating employees
Microsoft Store for Business and Education will not support paid apps from next month - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
Microsoft Store for Business and Education allows organizations and schools to find, acquire, distribute, and manage apps. Microsoft recently announced that Microsoft Store for Business and Education will stop supporting paid apps from April 14, 2021. If you’…
Vivo X60 Series Confirmed To Be India-Bound On 25th March - Mashable IndiaMashable
The key feature of the Vivo X series has always been its cameras. Well, this time around it appears to be no different.
OnePlus 9 camera videos spilling their own beans - SlashGearSlashGear
The latest release from OnePlus shows a whole lot about the OnePlus 9 and their upcoming collaboration with Hassleblad. A “Behind the Lens” series was revealed, with “Episode 1…
Fortnite Season 5 Zero Point portals have started destabilizing before Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 arrives - SportskeedaSportskeeda
As Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 approaches, the Zero Point keeps growing unstable by the day. Eerie noises fill the island, and at about every 2 minutes, the Zero Point lets out a pulse.
Oppo Find X3 Pro launched with two 50MP cameras: Check price, features and other details NOW - Zee BusinessZee Business
Chinese smartphone brand Oppo has launched its 2021 flagship Find X3 Pro with two 50MP cameras, 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage and latest Snapdragon 888 chipset for 1,149 euros (around Rs 99,700) during a YouTube livestream.
How to Cancel Your Apple One Subscription - How-To GeekHow-To Geek
Apple One is a handy way to bundle multiple Apple subscription services together for one monthly payment. But if it’s not the right fit for you, it’s easy to cancel Apple One on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Here’s how.
Adventure Lab's VR 'gig economy for performers' is gaining steam - MashableMashable
No prior experience (or showering) necessary.
Switching to Signal or Telegram? You will miss these WhatsApp features - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
If you are planning to switch to Signal or Telegram, then check out the WhatsApp features that you might miss on other messaging apps.
Qualcomm struggles to meet chip demand as shortage spreads to phones - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Demand for Qualcomm's chips has soared in the past months as Android phone makers seek to win over customers abandoning phones produced by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd due to US sanctions.
OnePlus 8T gets its first OxygenOS Open Beta - Android PoliceAndroid Police
Despite having a fairly manageable portfolio, OnePlus is struggling to deliver the latest updates to its flagship devices. The OnePlus 8T, the company's
Build vibrant communities: Facebook to let content creators earn money from short videos - Republic TVRepublic World
California based Facebook Inc., on March 11, said that it would now allow content creators to earn money from short-form videos via advertisements.
Apple has launched a new web page that shows what data its own apps gather on you - FirstpostFirstpost
Apple's privacy website now has a new 'Labels' section, which details how every in-house Apple application gathers user data.
Xbox Series X India Restocks: Where to Buy If Amazon and Flipkart Are Out of Stock - IGN IndiaIGN
A new hope?
These Android apps can hack into your banking apps - India TV NewsIndia TV News
Google has yet again removed 10 applications from its Play Store. Here's why.
Best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in March 2021: Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has little competition - India TodayIndia Today
The sub-Rs 20,000 smartphone segment in India has got new options and they are worth your attention. The smartphones in this category are becoming increasingly empowered.
Xbox calls Tango acquisition ‘a great step’ in expanding its studios in Japan - Video Games ChronicleVideo Games Chronicle
“I’ve talked for a long time about our desire to have more of a first-party presence in Japan"
How to pre-install Genshin Impact 1.4 update on Android, iOS, and PC - SportskeedaSportskeeda
In a recent tweet, Genshin Impact developers confirmed that the 1.4 update will have a pre-installation option for players.
Lenovo Legion 2 gets certified with 110W charging - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Once again it will have dual-cell dual charging technology.
Acer Nitro 5 (2021) Gaming Laptop Launched in India: Price, Specifications, Availability & More - News18News18
Taiwanese manufacturer Acer has launched its new gaming laptop, the Acer Nitro 5 (2021) in India.
Elon Musk explains why SpaceX's Starship SN10 engine blew up after landing safely - FirstpostFirstpost
SpaceX is in the midst of multiple fixes, so the issue doesn't affect SN10's successor, which is also flying on a test flight this month.
How to top up Free Fire diamonds from Games Kharido in March 2021 - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Games Kharido is one of the most popular ways to top up diamonds among Indian Free Fire players.
OPPO may launch its first foldable phone by June-end - The Siasat DailyThe Siasat Daily
Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is reportedly planning to launch its first foldable phone in Q2, beginning from April and ends in June. It will be a folding device and not a rollable like the OPPO X 2021 concept pictured below and showcased last year -…
Xiaomi is offering discounts on Mi Notebook 14 laptops: All you need to know - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition can be purchased at an effective price of Rs 49,999. The laptop was originally launched in India with a price tag of Rs 54,999.
How to download PUBG Mobile 1.3 KR (Korean) version update: Download link for worldwide users - SportskeedaSportskeeda
PUBG Mobile KR or Korean version is one of the region-specific variants of PUBG Mobile.
Google shifts its strategy in India for Pixel smartphones, may begin manufacturing some Pixels locally - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Google is aiming for the 30,000-40,000 Rs price range.
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G will launch in three variants, shows Bluetooth SIG listing - 91mobiles91mobiles
The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G will launch in India in three variants, with model numbers SM-A526U, SM-A526U1, and SM-526W, according to Bluetooth SIG listing.
Why the new change in Google Pay's settings may make you happy - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
Tech giant Google has announced new features for Google Pay in India. These features will give users more control on how Google uses their data to personalise features within the app. The new features have been announced by Google via a blog post titled “Your…
Twitter Spaces Planned to Go Live for All Users by April - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Twitter is aiming to make its live audio feature Spaces available to all its users by April, a company spokesperson said.
Nokia 8.3 5G successor with Snapdragon 775, 108MP rear Penta-cam in development - NokiapoweruserNokiapoweruser
HMD has already started working on its value flagship Nokia 8.3 5G successor. As per the exclusive information we received, Nokia 8.3 5G successor will be powered by Snapdragon 775 processor and ma…
POCO X3 Pro launch tipped for March 30, to debut with Snapdragon 860 - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
POCO is teasing the POCO X3 Pro launch for March 30. Rumors says that it will come with the unnanounced Snapdragon 860 SoC.
How to Use TikTok's New Anti-Bullying Tools - LifehackerLifehacker.com
An unfortunate side effect of any social media platform’s success is a correlating increase in cyberbullying and harassment, and TikTok is no exception.
Android Malware Alert! Uninstall THESE apps to keep your bank account safe from hackers - Zee NewsIndia.com
Android is one of the most used operating systems in the world. The operating system has tons of customisation options baked into it and has an open-source structure in its DNA, this very fact somehow goes against privacy and raises concerns over security.
How to get the KN-44 - Golden Talon blueprint for free in COD Mobile Season 2 - SportskeedaSportskeeda
COD Mobile Season 2 Day of Reckoning has gone live and fans have already begun ranking up their Battle Pass.
iPhone 13 Will Have A Larger Battery And Longer Battery Life - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Due to the changes in the internal structure of the forthcoming iPhone 13, the latter may use a larger battery with a longer battery life.
OnePlus forced to pull stable Android 11 update for the OnePlus Nord - Phandroid - News for AndroidPhandroid - News for Android
While it seems that OnePlus has been on a roll with stable and regular updates for its flagship products, the same can't be said for the Nord line. The company has already thrown away the idea of any major updates arriving to products like the Nord N10 5G pas…
Samsung Galaxy M62 5G could be a rebadged version of Galaxy A52 5G - gizmochinagizmochina
Earlier today, we reported that Galaxy M42 5G could be a rebadge of the Galaxy A42 5G. Now, it looks like the company will re-launch the upcoming Galaxy A52 5G also as an M-series device. A Samsung smartphone with model number SM-M626B and SM-M626B_DS appears…
MIUI 12.5 global testing program open to more than a dozen Xiaomi, Redmi and Poco models - Sprout WiredSproutwired.com
Xiaomi has opened the second phase of the "call" of volunteers for the global testing program for MIUI 12.5 branded shells. Now users of additional models
Facebook finally makes Instagram Lite official - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The application is available for Android in 170 countries.
WhatsApp PC Video Call: How to Make Voice and Video Calls on WhatsApp for Windows or Mac - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Our step-by-step guide explains how to make WhatsApp voice and video calls directly from its desktop apps. The feature is available for everyone in India and works on both Windows and Mac.
PUBG Mobile India release, PUBG Season 17 Royale Pass, 1.3 update, APK link - Latest updates - DNA IndiaDNA India
PUBG Mobile India release, PUBG Season 17 Royale Pass, 1.3 update, APK link - Latest updates - PUBG Mobile is going to roll out some exciting features, here are some details of the upcoming updates.
You can activate dark theme on Instagram website with a simple URL parameter - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
You can activate dark theme on Instagram's website with a simple and straightforward addition to the link.
Oppo Find X3 Pro review: a premium phone for a premium price - TechRadarTechRadar
A premium device for a premium price
Adobe Photoshop and Visual Studio are now natively supported by Apple Silicon - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
You can now run Photoshop and Visual Studio Code natively on the new Apple Macs running on the ARM based M1 processors. Read on for more!
Netflix Mobile+ Plan Returns to India at Lower Rs. 299 Price Point in New Test - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Netflix is testing a new Rs. 299 per month Mobile+ plan in India that allows members to stream HD 720p video and access the streaming service on computers. This was previously tested at Rs. 349.
Google doubling down on Pixel smartphone strategy in India - ETTelecom.comThe Times of India
"Google doubled inventory for Pixel for India last year and this year the intention is to further increase the focus and get larger share from global inventory for the India market," a senior company executive told ET.
realme RMX3081 will go official as realme 8 Pro, India launch date tipped as well - gizmochinagizmochina
Chinese smartphone marker realme is expected to launch the realme 8 series by the end of this month. The brand has been teasing these phones for the past few days. Additionally, the handsets are also in the news, thanks to multiple certifications and leaks. N…