Technology news 23 Feb, 2021
Spotify HiFi arriving later this year with lossless, CD-quality audio - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Will be available in select regions.
Google has finally added iOS’s privacy labels to Gmail - The VergeThe Verge
Google has added the privacy information required by Apple’s App Store to its Gmail app for iOS. The addition comes seven weeks after the company promised to add the labels to its apps.
Redmi K40 with Snapdragon 870 spotted at Geekbench - gizmochinagizmochina
Reports have revealed that model numbers such as M2012K11AC and M2012K11C belong to the Redmi K40 and Redmi K40 Pro smartphones. While the Pro model is expected to arrive with the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform, it is unclear which processor will be fueling t…
Another potential Overwatch 2 hero found in BlizzConline footage - DexertoDexerto
Some Overwatch players believe they might have discovered a new hero that will be arriving with Overwatch 2.
HRE Retro Wheel Design Looks Good On Every Supercar, Including The New Porsche 911 GT3 - Grand Tour NationGrand Tour Nation
HRE is showing off just how good its retro-inspired wheels look on the latest supercars with a number of images […] More
Tech Wrap: SpotifyHiFi announces, Xiaomi launches new audio products - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
More tech news includes LG launching W41 series smartphones in India and Sony launching SRS-RA3000 wireless speaker in India.
Take a peek at 'Dinosaur Planet,' the never-released N64 game where dinos (almost) ruled the Earth - SYFY WIRESYFY WIRE
Ex-Nintendo developer Rare forged a delightfully cheeky, cartoonish style that’ll forever be instantly recognizable for old-school fans of N64 video game classics like Donkey Kong 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Conker’s Bad Fur Day and many more.
Samsung is beating Google Pixels at their own game w/ 4 years of Android security updates - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Samsung has pushed the envelope, offering four years of Android security updates, beating Google's Pixel phones at their own game.
Spotify climbs 6% as company announces expansion to 80 new markets, target of 1 billion customers - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
Shares of Spotify climbed 6% on Monday as the company announced plans to expand in 80 new markets, targeting one billion users worldwide. It plans to add 36
Sony’s upcoming WF-1000XM4 earbuds may have just leaked - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Newly leaked images appear to show Sony's upcoming WF-1000XM4 earbuds, which will apparently sport a more modern design.
Google Calendar now lets you set split working hours, repeating OOO entries - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Google Calendar is now adding support for split working hours, as well as creating repeat out of office entries. Back in 2019, the...
Nintendo Switch Pro NVIDIA tech rumor may draw in fans old and new - SlashGearSlashGear
The next Nintendo Switch device may be the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet we’ve been dreaming of for years. The first NVIDIA SHIELD (handheld device) proved to us that there was a market (however small…
Call of Duty Mobile Teases New Gun Amidst Season 2 Leaks - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Call of Duty Mobile's tweets are giving out more information than they might intend to. Read on to find out the new AR coming in S2 of CoDM.
Valheim tops 500,000 simultaneous players, breaking four more records - The VergeThe Verge
On Sunday, Valheim reached 500,000 simultaneous players, leaving the charred remains of four other all-time Steam player count records in its wake.
Netflix’s latest feature automatically downloads shows based on what you like - The VergeThe Verge
Netflix is adding a new mobile feature called Downloads For You, which will automatically download show recommendations and movies based on your viewing history. You’ll need to opt in to use the feature. Once toggled on from the downloads tab, you’ll need to …
Microsoft is adding AI-powered text predictions to Word - The Next WebThe Next Web
Microsoft plans to add AI-powered text predictions to Word in March. The software giant first rolled out the feature to 50% of Windows Beta Channels last year. But an update to the Microsoft 365 roadmap spotted by TechRadar shows the company intends to offer …
Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro, Portable Bluetooth Speaker 16W Unboxing: Good Budget Audio? - NDTVNDTV News
Xiaomi recently unveiled two new audio products in India, namely the Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro and Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker (16W). The two audio devices have an affordable price tag and are primarily aimed at budget-conscious buyers. Here's our…
ASUS is bringing the headphone jack back with the ROG Phone 5 - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The upcoming gaming smartphone from ASUS, the ROG Phone 5 could bring back the 3.5mm audio jack which was axed from its predecessor.
Your Galaxy S20 series phone may have eSIM functionality on One UI 3.x - SamMobileSamMobile
Samsung has released the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 firmware update for the Galaxy S20 series many weeks ago, and ...
Apple beats Samsung in phone sales for first time since 2016 - Ars TechnicaArs Technica
Apple sold almost 80 million phones in Q4 2020.
Intel Core i7 11700 Non-K CPU ‘Rocket Lake S’ QS Review And Benchmarks Leaked - WccftechWccftech
An early review of an Intel Core i7 11700 (non-K) QS sample has leaked out courtesy of Odd Tech Reviews. The review is one of the first glimpses at Intel's upcoming Rocket Lake processors (which are the first Keller parts to hit the desktop market). That said…
New Galaxy Labs update lets you tweak your phone’s CPU cooling - SamMobileSamMobile
Samsung's suite of device optimization apps, Galaxy Labs, has received a fairly big update to version 2.0.00.9. The existing Galaxy ...
Lenovo’s Chromebook Duet is on sale for $229 (64GB model) - Chrome UnboxedChrome Unboxed
Lenovo's Chromebook Duet tablet is easily one of the most popular Chromebooks to come out of 2020 and for very good reasons. The cost compared to what the 10.1" detachable offers is nearly unmatched by any other device and the 128GB model is frequently on sal…
Epic Games Prevented From Expanding Apple Legal Battle to UK - MacRumorsMacRumors
Epic Games will not be able to expand its ongoing Fortnite fight with Apple in the UK after a judge said the case could not continue in London,...
AirPods 3 to look a lot like AirPods Pro, offer Spatial Audio for $150 - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The earbuds will have longer stems, "semi in-ear" design with replaceable tips.
Rainbow Six Siege gets its first gay operator, Flores - PolygonPolygon
Rainbow Six Siege’s next content update, Operation Crimson Heist, will introduce the game’s first gay operator. Master thief Flores has four explosive drones that can cause major havoc — and a wedding ring, because he loves his husband. This stylish criminal …
Watch Dogs: Legion Online Is Out March 9. Here’s What You Should Know - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Watch Dogs: Legion online release date in March 9. Here, I talk about Watch Dogs: Legion online game modes, gameplay, and what you can expect when the multiplayer update drops on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One S/X, Xbox Series S/X, Stadia, and Amazon Luna.
Nvidia announces official “anti-cryptomining” software drivers - Naked SecuritySophos.com
“It’s a DoS, Jim, but not as we know it.”
Realme GT appears in official images ahead of the launch - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Realme is building the hype for the Realme GT 5G. Today the company published a set of official images on its Weibo account.
9 things you didn't know you could do with Microsoft OneNote to improve your productivity - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
These tips and tricks for Microsoft's OneNote note-taking platform can help you stay productive and organized.
Huawei Mate X2 official unboxing video shows off the phone and its rich retail package - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Yes, there's a charger in the box - a 66W charger than can be used with laptops. There's also a headset and even a cool protective case.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+, Surface Hub 2S launched in India; Check price, features and more - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Check out all the details on the new Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ and Microsoft Hub 2S including price, specifications and features.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Google Pixel 5 vs iPhone 12 Pro Max: Camera shootout! - Android AuthorityGoogle News
Technology and media entities join forces to create standards group aimed at building trust in online content - Stories - MicrosoftMicrosoft.com
Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic form coalition to develop end-to-end, open standard for tracing the origin and evolution of digital content SAN JOSE, Calif., and REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 22, 2021 — A group of influential technology and media compan…
Pretty Sure We're Prepared This Time: Blizzard Confirms Burning Crusade Classic - ExtremeTechExtremeTech
Blizzard has confirmed that World of Warcraft Classic is getting a partner. Step through the Dark Portal once again when The Burning Crusade Classic comes online.
How to delete a Genshin Impact account: A step-by-step guide to deleting an account permanently - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Players can delete their miHoYo accounts by writing a mail requesting deletion of an account to the developers of Genshin Impact.
WhatsApp to switch off messages for all who reject new terms - BBC NewsBBC News
The company lays out what will happen to users who do not accept its updated conditions.
Redmi K40 design and battery details unveiled - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Redmi K40 design and battery details unveiled. This smartphone from Redmi will be officially released on February 25th.
Ranking the games in the Batman Arkham series - SportskeedaSportskeeda
The Batman Arkham franchise's birth came at perhaps the most opportune time and came swinging out the gate with Batman Arkham Asylum. That game would go on to redefine what a superhero game should be.
OnePlus 8T and OnePlus 8 Pro prices slashed by up to Rs 7,000 discount: how to avail the offer - 91mobiles91mobiles
OnePlus 8T price in India is down to Rs 36,999 and OnePlus 8 Pro costs Rs 47,999 with coupons and bank offers under the Amazon Fab Phones Fest sale.
PS5 India Restock Date Soon According to Sony’s Own Retail Website - IGN IndiaIGN
Realme Buds Air 2 price in India, availability and features leaked - TechradarTechRadar
Better and cheaper than its predecessors?
Microsoft to focus on Xbox One games for now with Xbox Series X|S FPS Boost - TrueAchievementsTrueAchievements
Xbox's director of program management, Jason Ronald, has revealed that Microsoft is focusing on Xbox One games for its new Xbox Series X|S FPS Boost feature.
Samsung’s smart AR glasses concept will let you have your own Iron Man moment - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Leaked Samsung AR glasses concept videos showcase all the surprises that Samsung may have in store for us.
CD Projekt Red issues DMCA to prevent spread of stolen Gwent code - GamesIndustry.bizGamesIndustry.biz
The copyright strikes targeted Twitter users sharing links to download the stolen data
Motorola G100 spotted on Geekbench, expected to be the global Moto Edge S version - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It will come as the premium offering in the Moto G lineup.
nubia Red Magic 6 will charge from 0 to 50% in 5 minutes - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The phone will have a 4,500 mAh battery, the charger will be shipped in the box.
Huawei may halve its smartphone production this year - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
According to a recent report from Nikkie Asia, Huawei is looking to halve its smartphone production this year.
Qualcomm could play a key role for upcoming Jio-Google budget smartphones - gizmochinagizmochina
Last year, Reliance Jio had announced Google’s investment of Rs 33,737 crore for a 7.7 percent stake in the company. Along with that, it was also revealed that both the companies will be collaborating for making a low-cost Android smartphone. Now, it is being…
Over 30,000 Apple Macs have been infected with a high-stealth malware, and the company has no idea why - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
San Francisco, Security researchers have discovered a mysterious malware on nearly 30,000 Apple Macs and they have no idea what this is for and how is this
Facing issues with Google Chrome? Here’s a way to fix it - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
NEW DELHI: If you think your Google Chrome is acting up then resetting is the first that you should be doing. Given the fact that this is the most popular web browser, it should not come as a surprise that a lot of people may be facing issues like unwanted ad…
Vivo S9 powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC confirmed to launch on March 3 - gizmochinagizmochina
Vivo has been working on a new S-series smartphone which is expected to go official in the first week of March. Today, the company has confirmed that the Vivo S9 will be announced on 3rd March in China. The company has also roped in well-known Japanese musici…
Apple Will Not Release AirTags, New iPads On March 16: Report - BenzingaBenzinga
Rumors that Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) will hold a special hardware event next month and release new iPad Pro models, iPad mini, and AirTags have been ...
Microsoft Rumored to Hold an Event Regarding the Company’s Future With Bethesda - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
It is been rumored that Microsoft will hold an event soon following the company's $7.5 billion acquisition of Bethesda Studios.
Blizzard Will Be Re-Releasing Its Classic Arcade Games - UbergizmoUbergizmo
Many gamers probably know Blizzard for games like StarCraft, Warcraft, Overwatch, and Diablo, but for those who are unfamiliar, the company actually started out making arcade games. If you never got the chance to play those games, then you’ll be pleased to le…
Fitbit may debut a more affordable $2.99/mo subscription with historical data - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Based on a new survey the company is rolling out, Fitbit is possibly adding a new, more affordable subscription tier soon.
POCO M2 Pro receives February 2021 security patch, no sign of Android 11 - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
POCO is rolling out a new software update for the POCO M2 Pro in India. The device gets February 2021 Android security patch.
Best Android 12 Features - Better Privacy Controls, new APIs and several UI Tweaks - gizmochinagizmochina
Over the years Android OS has received several new refinements since its inception. Every iteration has improved the overall experience of smartphones, and now the search giant finally unveiled Android 12 Developer Preview 1 featuring several new advancements…
BlizzCon 2021: Diablo 2 Resurrected PC Requirements Are here and They Look Promising - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Diablo 2: Resurrected was announced in BlizzCon 2021 by Blizzard, and with it the requirements of low end systems and high end specs.
Clubhouse app has amassed more than 8 million global downloads - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
According to a report from App Annie, Clubhouse social audio app already has 8 million global downloads. It still is in an invite-only mode.
YouTube on Android now lets you watch 4K videos on FHD screens - SlashGearSlashGear
YouTube seems to have quietly rolled out the option to watch 4K/60p videos on any mobile device even if it doesn’t have an Ultra HD display. Though you won’t get quite the same visual q…
“It’s Basically All Just Negative”- Ninja On the Current State of His Streaming Career - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Ninja has been a part of several controversies lately. He has now expressed disappointment on the current state of his streaming career.
Realme Narzo 30 series roundup: launch date, expected prices in India, specs - 91mobiles91mobiles
Realme Narzo 30A and Narzo 30 Pro 5G prices in India and full specifications will be revealed on February 24th, but here's what we know about the devices so far.
PUBG Mobile India launch, reason behind delay, PUBG Mobile 1.3 Version Beta - Latest updates - DNA IndiaDNA India
PUBG Mobile India launch, reason behind delay, PUBG Mobile 1.3 Version Beta - Latest updates - It is to be noted that PUBG Corporation has released several iterations of beta before rolling out the global update.