Technology news 18 Feb, 2021
Apple M1 processor faces its first malware in the form of an adware extension - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The first ever piece of malware software that reportedly targets Apple's new ARM-based chipset for Macs has been found. Read on!
Poco unveils its new brand logo and mascot - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
"Made of Mad", it seems.
Xiaomi gives sneak peek into Redmi Note 10 specifications ahead of March 4 launch - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
The confirmed specs on the Redmi Note 10 include Gorilla Glass protection on the front and an IP52 rating for water and dust protection.
Intel to launch its 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S processors on March 15: Report - gizmochinagizmochina
Intel will reportedly launch its 11th Gen Core series of processors next month. Previously, the company had only confirmed that the Rocket Lake-S series chips will be available within the first quarter of this year, but now a new report has claimed that the c…
'Dirt 5', 'Elite Dangerous', 'Pillars of Eternity II', and more coming to Game Pass - NMEGoogle News
OPPO Collaborates With Imtiaz Ali To Unleash A New Era In Smartphone Videography! - Man's World IndiaMansworldindia.com
Partner content Crafted for new-age video creators, OPPO Reno5 Pro...
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Outbreak Zombies Mode Seemingly Leaks - IGN - IGNIGN
Leaks found by the community as well as official teases from Treyarch suggest a new Zombies mode called Outbreak is coming to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.
Samsung brings One UI 3.1 for older Galaxy flagships and midranges - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Update availability will vary depending on your region and carrier.
Samsung’s One UI 3 update reportedly adds annoying app-killing behavior - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
In the latest One UI 3.0 update, Samsung seems to have introduced a new app-killing policy that’s affecting how apps work in the background.
Realme GT 5G tipped to feature 160Hz display, 125W charging, Global launch confirmed - gizmochinagizmochina
Earlier today, Realme confirmed that it will be launching the Realme GT 5G smartphone in China on March 4. The launch poster hinted that the major attractions of the Realme GT include a high refresh rate display, a powerful chipset, and faster charging. Soon …
The December 2020 update has done weird things to the Pixel 3a’s screen corners - 9to5Google9to5google.com
For those of you with the Pixel 3a, it looks like the December 2020 update may have done some weird things to the corners of your screen.
Huawei Mate X2 officially teases in-folding design - gizmochinagizmochina
Huawei has released a new poster to tease the design of the upcoming Huawei Mate X2. The poster suggests that the company has adopted an in-folding design for its upcoming foldable smartphone. The Huawei Mate X from 2019 and its refreshed version called the M…
LG is developing a foldable display for Apple - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The LG Display division is expected to assist Apple in developing a foldable device.
Apple lobbies for India incentives as it plans iPad assembly - Times NowZoom
Apple, which has steadily raised production of iPhones in India to lessen its dependence on Chinese manufacturing, took part in the new PLI scheme via its contract manufacturers.
Nintendo Direct: Here are All the New Games Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2021 - MySmartPriceMysmartprice.com
Nintendo has hosted a Direct presentation for the first time in over a year. The company was focused on the games which are planned to hit Nintendo Switch.
Indian PC market delivers another strong quarter, grows 27% in Q4CY20 - Business StandardBusiness Standard
e-Learning and remote working boosts notebook and laptop sales, says IDC
Enjoy More Immersive S Pen and Audio Experiences on Your Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ with the Latest Device Updates - Samsung Global NewsroomSamsung.com
Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+ are versatile tablets designed to provide users with seamless and connected device experiences for work as well as for play.
Asus ROG Phone 5 launch in India tipped for March with Snapdragon 888 SoC, 6000 mAh battery - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
The Asus ROG Phone 5 India launch date remains unknown at the moment.
Google Classroom, Google Meet Gets Updated With Over 50 Features for Students and Educators - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Google today announced more than 50 new features to its products including Google Classroom and Google Meet. Google has also rebranded its existing G Suite for Education as Google Workspace for Education.
Infinix Smart 5 goes on sale for Rs 7199: Should you buy it? - India TodayIndia Today
The Smart 5 comes with updated features, a bigger size, better design, and better performance.
Moto E7i Power India Launch Expected Soon After Being Spotted on BIS Certification Site - Gadgets 360NDTV News
BIS lists the Moto E7i Power with the model number XT2097-16, which is identical to the model number that was spotted on NBTC certification site earlier. The last two digits of the model number are said to differ based on the country it launches in. For insta…
Signal vs. Telegram: Which encrypted messaging app wins? - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
Signal and Telegram each have their strong, and their weak, points
Realme Narzo 30A, Narzo 30 Pro 5G, Buds Air 2 officially coming on Feb 24 - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The online launch will be streamed on all major social media platforms.
Sandes Is the Government's Own WhatsApp: How to Download It, and Everything You Need to Know - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Sandes has been launched by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) as an Indian alternative to WhatsApp and other instant messaging apps. The new app is an upgrade to the existing Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS) that was meant for official communica…
iPhone dreams: How the Hindu nationalist Twitterverse got 'scammed' - NewslaundryNewslaundry.com
Hiteshkumar Gordhanbhai Patel set up a shady shop online. What happened next?
MWC Barcelona expects to host 50,000 attendees with Covid-19 testing and restrictions - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
GSMA’s CEO expects that with testing requirements and tracking, MWC Barcelona may be safe to attend. It normally hosts more than 100,000 attendees.
Apple's latest iOS 14.5 beta 2 update introduces 200 new emoji, swipe gesture for Apple Music and more- Technology News - FirstpostFirstpost
The new emojis include face exhaling, face in clouds, heart on fire, mending heart, face with spiral eyes, and a wide variety of people with beard and more.
Time to geek out on the new Porsche 911 GT3's suspension - Top GearTop Gear
Today's homeschooling lesson: the benefits of double wishbones
Redmi Note 10 Series Specifications Revealed Ahead of Its India Launch - LatestLYLatestLY
Redmi Note 10 series is all set to be launched in India on March 4, 2021. Ahead of its launch, specifications of Redmi Note 10 series have been revealed online by the company. A dedicated page on Xiaomi India website has unveiled several specifications of the…
Twitter introduces Voice Messages to DMs in three countries - Deccan HeraldDeccan Herald
American social network company Twitter has introduced voice messages to direct messages as a new feature for users in India, Brazil, and Japan. According to The Verge, the new feature allows users to send a voice DM (Direct Message) or a voice clip to the Tw…
PUBG Mobile 1.3 beta update (Global version): APK download link and list of added features - SportskeedaSportskeeda
PUBG Mobile's developers frequently add new features to the game with periodic updates. Most of these features are tested on a beta server before they are introduced to the official game.
Global Chromebooks outsell MacBooks in 2020, but here’s why Microsoft may need to worry more - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
It appears Google has sold more Chromebooks than Apple has sold MacBooks in 2020. According to a report by Geekwire, quoting IDC, 2020 was the first full year in which Chrome OS took second place beating Apple’s MacOS. ChromeOS is the cloud-based operating sy…
Three new Motorola phones are now available at Google Fi - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The handsets range from $99 to $279, one of which supports a 5G connection.
Did Google Kill Stadia Studios Because of Microsoft/Bethesda Deal? - IGN Daily Fix - IGNGoogle News
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD arrives on the Switch this summer - The Next WebThe Next Web
Most of us watching the Nintendo Direct today were hoping for news about 'Breath of the Wild 2,' only to be disappointed to learn we'd have to wait longer -- series producer Eiji Aonuma ...
Microsoft formally announce Windows 10 21H1, release to start to Windows Insiders in the Beta channel today - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
In a blog post today, John Cable, Vice President, Program Management, Windows Servicing and Delivery, formally announced the launch of Windows 10 21H1. John noted that, due to the current global situation, the need to limit disruption meant that for the first…
RetroN Sq is a cube-shaped console for playing Game Boy titles on your TV - Circuit BreakerThe Verge
The RetroN Sq is Hyperkin’s new console that allows you to play your Game Boy, GBC, and GBA cartridges on your TV. The console will launch on March 25th for $75 and preorders are now available on Hyperkin’s website.
Coronavirus vaccine: A look at the challenges of vaccinating everyone in the United States by summer - Yahoo FinanceGoogle News
Need a LastPass alternative? This is the best free password manager we've found - CNETCNET
No more excuses; start using Bitwarden today. The identity you save could be your own. The money definitely will be.
Microsoft Edge now lets you view Office files without having to download them - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
Microsoft Edge now lets you view Office files without having to download them. The feature is available for Canary users as of now.
Valheim is Steam’s hottest new PC game, and it struck like a bolt from the blue - The VergeThe Verge
Eight days after launch, indie developer Iron Gate announced that Valheim had already sold 1 million copies. Five days after that, Valheim reached 2 million sales. The $20 survival game is going viral, and for good reason.
Fanless RTX 3080 spotted inside a silent mini PC build - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
The passively-cooled Asus TUF RTX 3080 GPU was tested in Furmark along with a Ryzen 5 5600X and the results were a bit sketchy. While the CPU was running at 40 degrees Celsius during the Furmark test, the GPU peaked at 87 degrees Celsius and it did not even …
Nokia 3.4 and Nokia 5.4 receiving February security update - NokiamobNokiamob
Nokia 3.4 is the second Nokia smartphone to receive February security patch from Google, and Nokia 5.4 the third.
Hundreds of Microsoft Teams users facing tech issues: Downdetector.com - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
'We're investigating an issue in which users located in North America may be experiencing delays when receiving chat messages within Microsoft Teams,' Microsoft said.
Valorant Patch 2.03 Nerfs Reyna, Stinger; Details Inside » TalkEsport - TalkEsportTalkEsport
Here are the patch notes of Valorant 2.03.
Google Maps will now let you pay for public transportation and parking through its app - The VergeThe Verge
Google Maps is adding a new feature that allows customers to pay for parking or purchase subway or bus tickets directly from the app.
20 Android Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most From Your Phone - PCMagPCMag.com
Google’s Android mobile operating system seems simple on the surface, but dig deeper and you find many ways to hack it for convenience and customization. Check out our best Android tips and tricks to find out how.
OnePlus Watch with two wrist strap options spotted in new design patents - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The upcoming OnePlus Watch has been spotted yet again, this time via design patent schematics in Germany. Check out its design!
The upcoming iPhone series will receive screens with support for 240Hz - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
The upcoming iPhone series will receive screens with support for 240Hz. This feature is expected in the iPhone 13.
Realme Narzo 30 Pro Confirmed to Feature MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G SoC - MySmartPriceMysmartprice.com
Realme is expected to launch the Narzo 30 series on February 24. Ahead of the launch, Realme Narzo 30 Pro is confirmed to feature a MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC.
Director Imtiaz Ali & OPPO encourages new age video creators to capture moments with Reno5 Pro 5G - United News of IndiaUniindia.com
Kolkata, Feb 17 (UNI) OPPO, the leading global smart device brand has collaborated with the globally acclaimed Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali for an enthralling short film shot entirely on all-new OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G - the best video camera phone for all new-age…
Asus ROG Phone 5 India launch timeline tipped - 91mobiles91mobiles
Asus ROG Phone 5 may launch in India in March, according to a new tip. The smartphone is expected to come with the Snapdragon 888 SoC and 16GB RAM.
PSA: If you use ShareIt on Android, you should probably look for alternatives - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Cybersecurity giant Trend Micro has discovered glaring security vulnerabilities in the ShareIt app on Android which put your sensitive data at risk.
Epic Games raises antitrust complaint against Apple in the EU - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Epic Games has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in the EU, seeking fair access to app distribution and payment processes on iOS.
Xbox Wireless Headset With Dolby Atmos Support, Voice Isolation, and 15-Hour Battery Life Launched - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Xbox Wireless Headset have been launched with features like auto-mute, voice isolation, and direct pairing with a console. The headphones work with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 devices.
Garmin’s latest fitness watch is built to last up to 80 days with solar charging - Android AuthorityAndroid Authority
A smartwatch designed for endurance athletes
2022 Porsche 911 GT3 – Your street-legal racing car from Porsche has arrived - TopSpeed MediaGoogle News
Apple Says COVID 'Health Pass' Apps Are Limited to Developers Working With Public Health Authorities - MacRumorsMacRumors
Apple today informed developers that "health pass" apps can only be submitted by developers that are working with recognized public health...
Moto E7i Power bags NBTC certification - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
A new Motorola device dubbed Moto E7i Power has passed through Thailand's NBTC certificaiton. It is the global counterpart of Lenovo K13.
Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Dirt 5, Killer Queen Black, Elite Dangerous, and More - Game Freaks 365Google News
Hands on: LG G1 Gallery Series OLED TV review - TechRadarTechRadar
LG’s 2021 successor to the LG GX OLED
Samsung Galaxy A12 unveiled with quad rear cameras at Rs 12,999 - Zee NewsIndia.com
9 aspect ratio. Powered by the MediaTek Helio P35 processor, the phone comes with a quad-camera setup at the back with a 48MP primary camera with ISOCELL GM2 sensor, 5MP ultra-wide camera, a macro lens and a depth camera. At the front, you get an 8MP sensor f…
The iPad Finally Has Its Own Unified Microsoft Office App - GizmodoGizmodo.com
This is good news if you like using your iPad to work on the go.
Realme Buds Air 2 coming with ANC and new sound effects - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Realme is gearing up to launch new TWS earphones dubbed Realme Buds Air 2. They will come with ANC and a bunch of new features.