Technology news 25 Feb, 2021
Oppo Reno5 K 5G announced with Snapdragon 750G, 90Hz screen, and 65W charging - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's a rebranded Reno5 5G with a different chipset.
PlayStation ‘State of Play’ virtual showcase event: How to watch, start time - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Sony's PlayStation State of Play virtual episode will focus on 10 games for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.
WhatsApp turns 12: List of best features you get with this messaging app - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
WhatsApp Features: WhatsApp is now 12 years old. Here's a quick look at the best features offered by the messaging app.
Most Shipped Smartphones in 2020: iPhone 11, Galaxy A51, Redmi Note 9 Pro & more - gizmochinagizmochina
Market research firm Omdia has published a report on most shipped smartphones in 2020. As per the report, only three brands made it to the top 10, just like 2019. These companies were none other than Apple, Samsung, and Xiaomi. According to the chart released…
Realme GT price teased ahead of March 4th launch - 91mobiles91mobiles
Realme GT price has been teased ahead of launch on March 4th and it looks like the Snapdragon 888-powered phone will be cheaper than Realme X50 Pro.
FAU-G Team Deathmatch Mode Coming Soon, Akshay Kumar Announces on Twitter - Gadgets 360NDTV News
FAU-G will soon get Team Deathmatch mode, Bollywood actor and promoter of the game Akshay Kumar announced on Twitter. Team Deathmatch will bring some multiplayer content to the game.
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G First Impressions: India’s Most Affordable 5G Phone Yet - Gadgets 360NDTV News
The Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G is the most affordable 5G smartphone in India right now. It also boasts of a very high refresh rate display and a large battery, making it an interesting choice in the sub-Rs. 20,000 segment. Here are my first impressions of Realme’…
PUBG: New State is a futuristic new battle royale game for Android and iOS - The VergeThe Verge
PUBG: New State is the latest entry in the battle royale series for Android and iOS. Set 50 years after the original game, it’ll feature more futuristic weapons and new customization elements when it arrives later in 2021.
YouTube brings new feature to help parents 'supervise' what their kids watch - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
YouTube is introducing a new feature to help parents control what their children watch on YouTube. This feature is aimed for those kids who no longer will find the Youtube Kids app interesting as they have grown up but are not adults yet to enjoy the entire Y…
OPPO Find X3 Pro, X3 Neo, X3 Lite prices and color variants leaked before launch - gizmochinagizmochina
OPPO is speculated to launch the Find X3 series of smartphones such as Find X3 Pro, Find X3 Neo, and Find X3 Lite in Europe on March 11. A fresh leak by 91mobiles has revealed the pricing of the Find X3 models. Also, the publication has shared the leaked pric…
OnePlus 9R could be actual name of rumoured OnePlus 9E/ 9 Lite - 91mobiles91mobiles
OnePlus 9E specifications were recently leaked and it seems the phone may launch with the name OnePlus 9R, as per a new tip.
Google says it’s working to get ‘Hey Google’ working on Wear OS again - The VergeThe Verge
Google says that it’s working to fix an issue with Wear OS, where using the “Hey Google” voice activation doesn’t summon the assistant. The issue seems to have been around for months, on many different devices.
A New Hot Wheels Game Looks Like It Might Be Unleashed On Nintendo Switch - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
"we got something going on under the hood"
Google Chat is rolling out support for classic Hangouts users - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Some Google Chat users are reporting seeing a Hangouts "Preview" message ahead of a wider migration set for the first half of 2021.
This Musician-Approved Brand’s True Wireless Earbuds Are Finally Under $100 - Rolling StoneRolling Stone
Sennheiser's Bluetooth earbuds deliver 20-hour battery life, multiple ear tip sizes and app-controlled sound for just $99
YouTube Music gets its first (broken) signs of casting tracks on repeat - Android PoliceAndroid Police
If YouTube Music isn't missing a basic feature you'd expect it to have had at launch, then the feature is in extensive A/B testing and only available to a
LG is licensing its webOS to other smart TV makers - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The "powered by webOS TV" platform will include the familiar interface and excellent Magic remote. Over 20 TV makers have already signed on.
Google Recorder web app arrives early, set to bring Pixel audio backups - 9to5Google9to5google.com
In 2019, Google introduced a powerful Recorder app with real-time transcriptions for Pixel devices. A Google Recorder web app is coming...
RIP Anthem: BioWare says it will finally abandon its ambitious Destiny rival - TechradarTechRadar
BioWare abandons planned Anthem overhaul to focus on Dragon Age and Mass Effect
AMD To Unveil Next Radeon RX 6000 Video Card On March 3rd - AnandTechAnandTech
It looks like AMD is getting ready to launch the next part in their RDNA2/RX 6000 family of video cards. This afternoon the company...
Before You Pay for Spotify's "HiFi," Test Your Hearing - LifehackerLifehacker.com
As one who likes to rock out, I confess, I was excited that my streaming service of choice—Spotify—announced it’s rolling out a new service tier for lossless audio streaming. Sure, it’ll cost more than what I’m paying now, but throwing away an expected $20 a …
Oppo explains how its rollable prototype phone works on video - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Two roll motors power the action with proprietary developments like the Warp Track and 2-in-1 plate supporting the display and keeping it flat.
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.2 won't be here until late March: CD Projekt - HT TechHindustan Times
CD Projekt’s Cyberpunk 2077 announced on Wednesday that the big bug fix update also known as patch 1.2 would not be coming until “the second half of March”
Star Wars Republic Commando coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4 in April as a single-player only game - Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net
Microsoft now allows you to transform Word documents into PowerPoint presentations - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
Microsoft today announced a new feature in Word that will allow you to transform Word documents into PowerPoint presentations. This feature is now available in Word for the web First Release users. When you use the new Transform feature, Word will create a pr…
Google funds Linux kernel developers to work exclusively on security - ZDNetZDNet
Linux is more secure than most operating systems, but that doesn't mean it can take security for granted. So, Google and the Linux Foundation are funding a pair of top Linux kernel developers to focus on security.
Apple AirPods 3 leak in live image - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
They look quite similar to the AirPods Pro.
Samsung will develop folding displays for Google, Xiaomi, and Oppo - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Samsung is gearing up to design and develop folding smartphone displays for other companies such as Xiaomi, Oppo and even Google.
Will the OnePlus 9 Lite be called OnePlus 9R? One tipster says yes, another is unsure - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
The OnePlus 9E/Lite will be known as the OnePlus 9R, says tipster Evan Blass. But leaker Max Jambor isn't so sure about it. The budget flagship is set to debut next month alongside the OnePlus 9 ...
Apple's upcoming iMac will come in five colors - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
Apple leaker Jon Prosser today revealed the design of the upcoming Apple iMac desktop. As you can see from the image above, the upcoming Apple iMac will be available in five different colors. The industrial design of this iMac will be similar to the Apple’s P…
Official Samsung Galaxy M62 listing reveals all the details - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The Galaxy M62, recently released as the Galaxy F62 for India, will go on sale on March 3.
HP is taking over gaming accessories brand HyperX - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
HP has announced that it is in the process to acquire HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology company. HyperX is a known brand for gaming accessories like headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads, USB microphones, and more. HP is paying $425 million t…
Mi Band 6 with built-in GPS could allow wearers to fully utilize services like WhatsApp and Telegram according to Xiaomi Mi Fit code - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
More news about the Xiaomi Mi Band 6, which will likely be known as the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 for the global market, has been discovered via the Mi Fit app. It seems the Mi Band 6, which is expected to come with a built-in GPS, will allow wearers to reply to…
Twitter’s new hacking label has already been hacked - The VergeThe Verge
Twitter has introduced a new hacking warning label, but it’s already been hacked to work on any tweet. It’s part of a new Twitter policy to label news based on hacked or leaked material.
iPhone 13: From realistic expectations to the outlandish, here’s what we want to see in the next iPhone series - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The iPhone 12 series was very good, but the iPhone 13 needs to offer these features to keep up with the best of Android in 2021. Read on!
Climb the automation engineer career ladder: 6 roles, requirements - TechBeaconTechBeacon
Here's your guide to understanding the career steps for automation engineers and SDETs—plus concrete criteria to aim for when pursuing the next level.
SamMobile Weekly Giveaway: Who wants to win a Galaxy A32 5G? - SamMobileSamMobile
We're back with the latest edition of our SamMobile weekly giveaway. It's open to all SamMobile members across the globe ...
Redmi K40 teaser: X-axis linear motors with custom “e-sports back clip” - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Redmi K40 teaser: X-axis linear motors with custom "e-sports back clip". This device is a gaming flagship smartphone
This browser extension shows what the Internet would look like without Big Tech - The VergeThe Verge
A new browser extension hopes to show the power Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook have by blocking any site that reaches out to them. Which is almost every site, as it turns out.
PUBG Mobile 2 Could Release as Soon as Next Week, India Launch Uncertain - Gadgets 360NDTV News
PUBG Mobile 2 may release as soon as next week with an announcement expected at PUBG Global Invitational.S event. A tipster claimed on Twitter that PUBG Mobile 2 will be set in 2051 and have futuristic weapons.
[Breaking] Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G, F19 Pro India Launch Soon, Here’s the First Look - MySmartPriceMysmartprice.com
OPPO is all set to launch its next-generation of OPPO F19 series in India soon. The company is reportedly gearing up to launch two smartphones in this series including OPPO F19 and OPPO F19 Pro, and OPPO F19 Pro+. Now, we have some exclusive information about…
ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch date officially announced; Flipkart availability confirmed - 91mobiles91mobiles
ASUS ROG Phone 5 India launch is set for March 10 with the Taiwanese brand confirming the phone’s Flipkart release via a listing page on the e-commerce site.
Latest Instagram Lite update brings the Reels feature to the app - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The latest update for Instagram Lite brings support for Reels to the barebones app. Download it by following the link in the post.
The new Macbook Pro could come with an HDMI port and SD Card reader - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Apple might add an HDMI port and an SD card reader on the upcoming MacBook Pro models that are expected to launch later this year.
There Is A Big Difference Between Health And Fitness, And The Apple Watch Defines It Seamlessly - News18News18
Fitness wearables and smartwatches continue to be quite interesting for potential buyers, in terms of the health tracking and monitoring capabilities they continue to offer.
Samsung Galaxy S21 series now more affordable with 128GB option, priced from RM3,499 - SoyaCincau.comSoyaCincau.com
Samsung Malaysia has introduced the 128GB storage option for the Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra. It comes with freebies including the Wireless Charger Trio.
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 launched with 16:10 display, Wi-Fi 6e, and optional 5G support - gizmochinagizmochina
Lenovo has announced the newly refreshed Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 which the company continues to offer in two options — Intel and AMD chipsets, upgraded to the latest processors from both the companies. The first major update is in the form of display. It no…
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra will be the first device with Samsung 50MP ISOCELL GN2 sensor - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
According to a new report, the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra will be the first smartphone to sport a 50MP ISOCELL GN2 sensor from Samsung.
Anker brings a convenient (and cheap) iPhone 12 MagSafe battery pack to market before Apple - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
Listed as unavailable on Amazon, the $39.99 Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank is expected to be released ahead of Apple's own iPhone 12 MagSafe battery pack.
Battery capacity of the Redmi K40 series revealed - Somag NewsSomag News
The Redmi K40 series will be revealed this week. While the countdown to the introduction continues, the sharing of the series continues.
Samsung One UI 3.1 is out now -- check out every new feature - CNETCNET
Samsung's latest One UI update is rolling out to Galaxy phones. Here are all the new features you need to know.
Realme’s next flagship features a dual-tone back and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Realme has officially given us a quick look at what to expect with the upcoming Realme GT 5G smartphone featuring the new Snapdragon 888 SoC.
OnePlus 9E Specs List Leaked, Coming With Snapdragon 690 Processor - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
The OnePlus 9E will be the third model in the OnePlus 9 series. It will also be the lowest model, coming with a Snapdragon 690 chip.
AirPods 3: The latest leaks show an AirPods Pro design - CNETCNET
Apple's third-generation AirPods may have a lot in common with the AirPods Pro.
HP Pavilion 13, 14, and 15 laptops made with ocean-bound plastics launched in India: prices, specifications - 91mobiles91mobiles
HP Pavilion 13, Pavilion 14, Pavilion 15 prices in India are set as Rs 71,999, Rs 62,999, and Rs 69,999, respectively.
Google reveals what all data Gmail collects from users: See details - BGR IndiaWww.bgr.in
Google has now revealed the data that its Gmail app it collecting from iOS users thanks to the iOS privacy labels for apps
Huawei P50 is the first smartphone to arrive with HarmonyOS out of the box - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Huawei P50 is the first smartphone to arrive with HarmonyOS out of the box. It will be the first smartphone with a pre-installed HarmonyOS.
[Update: More details] Realme GT 5G w/ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 set to launch on March 4 - 9to5Google9to5google.com
As champions of affordability, the BBK-owned Realme is set to release its first 2021 flagship in the guise of the GT 5G.
Realme Narzo 30 Series Launching Tomorrow in India; Check Expected Prices, Features & Specifications - LatestLYLatestLY
Realme, the Chinese smartphone maker is all set to launch its Narzo 30 series tomorrow in the Indian market. Narzo 30 series will comprise of Narzo 30, Narzo 30 Pro and Narzo 30A smartphones. The Narzo 30 series will be introduced as the successor to the Narz…
Don't Accept Policy? WhatsApp Users Won't Be Able To Send Or Receive Messages - India TimesThe Times of India
Amazon announces Grand Gaming Days sale: Top deals on laptops, gaming consoles and more - India TodayIndia Today
The e-commerce platform announced its fab phones fest a day ago and now it is simultaneously hosting the gaming days sale.
Wondering which iPhone you should buy in 2021? A complete guide for beginners - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Buying your first iPhone is exciting, but it can also be challenging if you don’t know where to start.
TCL Launches New Wired and Wireless Headphone Range in India, Priced Starting at Rs. 299 - Gadgets 360NDTV News
TCL says that it will launch truly wireless earbuds in the Indian market soon. The TCL ELIT400NC and ELIT 200NC models are equipped with active noise cancellation (ANC). The ELIT200NC in-ear headphones come with 12.2mm Hi-Res audio drivers. These are priced a…