Technology news 26 Feb, 2021
Genshin Impact Surprises Fans With Reveal of New Character - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Genshin Impact has officially revealed a new character, Hu Tao, the 77th Director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor who is said to walk the line between life and death, 'shouldering responsibilities unknown to most mortals.' Completing the reveal is not only a …
Reliance Jio announces 'New JioPhone 2021' offer: Price, benefits and more - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
Mukesh Ambani-owned telecom company Reliance Jio has announced a new offer for JioPhone users in India. It is called The New JioPhone 2021 offer. As part of this offer the company has announced three plans. Here is all you need to know about the new offer and…
How Telegram's new update is making messages private - MintLivemint
Realme 8 series to go official in Brazil after March 2 - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Realme Brazil is inviting local fans for 108MP camera showcase on March 2. The Realme 8 series will likely debut in the country.
History Of OnePlus Flagship Smartphones - Android HeadlinesAndroid Headlines
OnePlus is a relatively young company compared to a number of other mobile tech giants in the market, but this China-based company managed to rise
Daily Crunch: Facebook launches rap app - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Facebook unveils another experimental app, Atlassian acquires a data visualization startup and Newsela becomes a unicorn. This is your Daily Crunch for February 26, 2021. The big story: Facebook launches rap app The new BARS app was created by NPE Team (Faceb…
Florida’s Fourth Estate: From helping people save money to saving lives - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlandoWKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
It’s one of those stories people talk about long after it’s over. Not because it’s tragic. Precisely the opposite. But it is the kind of story that usually does not end well.
Facebook is considering adding facial-recognition to smart glasses but wants to solve privacy issues - Daily MailDaily Mail
At a recent meeting, Facebook Reality Labs director Andrew Bosworth said the company would look at facial recognition's legal and privacy issues before adding it to its upcoming smart glasses.
This Gigantic 165-Inch MicroLED TV Folds Into Nothing When the Game Is Over - Robb ReportRobb Report
It's as fun to watch it unfold as it is to actually watch your program on it.
Google Stadia reportedly failed to meet expectations by “hundreds of thousands” - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Two reports about Google Stadia talk about the service's internal struggles, and how it overpromised and underdelivered.
Tasker’s latest beta lets you create a custom sleep tracker on Android - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The developer of Tasker has implemented Google's new Sleep API into a new beta, allowing users to create a custom sleep tracker on Android.
Framework is a new startup that is working on an upgradable modular laptop - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The Framework Laptop will let users swap the usual internals but as well as the keyboard, display, and the I/O ports.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 can multitask even better with the One UI 3.1 update - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Samsung is bringing One UI 3.1 to the Galaxy Z Fold 2, introducing an improved multitasking experience that Samsung said is more efficient.
"It was just an a**:" Fortnite pro, NRG Clix has this to say on his Twitch ban - SportskeedaSportskeeda
An abrupt Twitch ban really disappointed Fortnite pro NRG Clix, as he spoke on the issue for the first time after getting unbanned by the Amazon-owned streaming platform.
Samsung releases March security patch internationally, bringing new features to the Tab S7 - Android PoliceAndroid Police
Samsung has really been owning it when it comes to the Android security patch game. Continuing that impressive track record, Samsung is already releasing
Security raises questions about trackers in LastPass Android app - AppleInsiderAppleInsider
A security researcher has detailed seven trackers inside popular password manager LastPass, that the company itself or other advertisers can utilize to create targeted ads for users of the app.
"The New Windows" is coming soon - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
Microsoft may be planning to market Windows 10X as “The New Windows”. The news comes via reliable Microsoft leaker WalkingCat who tweeted: more clarifications: the (primary) point here is not about timing, it is the naming ? https://t.co/vbEjaJ8if8 — WalkingC…
New MacBook Pros: The most exciting rumors - CNETYouTube
Reports are coming in left and right about Apple's newest Pro laptops. We could be looking at an iPhone-like design, the return of MagSafe and potentially th...
How to Enable Zoom's New Live Transcriptions - LifehackerLifehacker.com
Zoom is bringing its Live Transcription feature to free users. Paid users have had access to the service for a while, but free users will soon also have the option to add automated, AI-powered closed-captioning to their meetings.
Don’t get too excited about Android 12 for Google TV — there’s not much new - 9to5Google9to5google.com
The first preview of Android TV 12 brings Google TV to the company's developer dongle, but it doesn't really make major changes.
The value of ‘digital gold’: What is bitcoin actually worth? - Al Jazeera EnglishAl Jazeera English
Will investing in cryptocurrencies make you rich or just drain your digital wallet? Here’s what to know.
PS5 and Xbox Series X available right now at Best Buy, stock limited (Update: Sold out) - CNETCNET
Try your luck. Best Buy has a queue in place that may allow you to actually get the console.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus for Switch announced: Here’s what you need to know - Android AuthorityAndroid Authority
This could be Pokémon's 'Breath of the Wild' moment.
Huawei announces P40 4G with Kirin 990 chipset - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's identical in all other aspects to the regular 5G variant of the P40.
India tablet PC market returns to growth, logs 14.7% growth in 2020: IDC - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Consumer shipments reported an "exceptional" 59.8 per cent growth over 2019.
Smartphone market plummets by 14% in Europe in 2020, Xiaomi gains the most and realme grows 420% YoY in Q4 - gizmochinagizmochina
Xiaomi began the year 2020 by growing about 145% YoY in Europe. Cut back to 2021, a report by Counterpoint Research says that the company gained the most as the European market plummeted overall last year. realme was the fastest-growing brand in Europe with a…
Playstation, Xbox & Nintendo Controller Showdown - TheGamerYouTube
Subscribe: https://bit.ly/Sub_to_TheGamerWhen gamers compare the PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller, the Xbox Series X controller and the Nintendo Switch P...
Stonefly - Official Announcement Trailer - IGNYouTube
Creature in the Well developer Flight School Studio has announced its new game Stonefly, a chill and tranquil action adventure game slated to release in Sum...
Genshin Impact fans are unhappy with the uneven distribution of 1 billion Primogems from the "Wish Upon a Lantern" event - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Genshin Impact has finally started giving away the rewards from the grand prize of 1 billion Primogems of the "Wish Upon a Lantern.
Woman calls police after receiving only yogurt in purchase of $1,563 iPhone - Global TimesGlobal Times
A woman in East China’s Anhui Province drew wide attention on Fri after saying she had received a package with only a box of yogurt inside after buying an iPhone online.
Capcom Confirms PC Release for Monster Hunter Rise Next Year - PCMagPCMag.com
PC gamers will have to wait until early 2022 to play the game, while Switch owners get it March 26.
Sexy Times with Wangxian: The internet’s most beloved fanfiction site is undergoing a reckoning - VoxVox
A million-plus-word story is holding AO3’s community hostage.
Apple adds reparability scores for iPhones and MacBooks sold in France - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The SE (2020) is the most repair-friendly iPhone currently on sale from Apple.
Square Enix announces Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis that compiles the entire FFVII timeline in one game - FirstpostFirstpost
The Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis will be a chapter-structured single-player game that is set to launch sometime in 2022 for both iOS and Android.
Vivo X60, X60 Pro Global variants could ditch Samsung Exynos for Snapdragon 870 chipset - gizmochinagizmochina
Yesterday, Vivo X60, X60 Pro Global versions were spotted on several certification websites. They are expected to launch in Europe, India, and SEA markets like Indonesia. Ahead of the launch, the Google Play listing hints that the devices could get a Qualcomm…
30 Years of Browsers: A Quick History - PCMagPCMag.com
Thirty years ago, Tim Berners-Lee released the WorldWideWeb browser, unleashing the power of the internet and creating a race among the day's tech giants to dominate how people accessed the web.
What’s new in March for Xbox Live Gold members? - CulturessCulturess
Xbox Live Gold seems to be a thorn in Microsoft's side lately. Just at the start of this year, they tried to raise the price of the subscription service. T...
PUBG: New State is now open for pre-registrations on Google Play: All you need to know - FirstpostFirstpost
The new PUBG game is set in the year 2051 and takes place on a new map called Troi.
Oppo Find X3 Pro 5G Specifications, Release Date, Latest News - NDTVNDTV News
Oppo Find X3 Pro 5G is an upcoming phone. See rumoured price as on 27th February 2021, full specifications, expert reviews, user ratings, and more. Oppo Find X3 Pro 5G released date is unknown.
Sony to unlock PlayStation 5 for internal storage upgrades in summer - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Sony is also working to enable support for additional drives with a firmware update which would help unlock higher cooling-fan speeds, ensuring the console doesn’t overheat.
Call of Duty Warzone: How to play the new Zombies Outbreak event in Season 2 - SportskeedaSportskeeda
To celebrate Season 2 in Call of Duty Warzone, Activision has released the Zombies Outbreak event along with a revamped version of Verdansk.
NVIDIA’s Resizable BAR rolls out with support for new AMD and Intel processors - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
NVIDIA has confirmed more details around the launch of Resizable BAR that enable the GPU memory to have direct access to the CPU.
Xiaomi M2011J18C foldable phone receives TENAA certification in China - gizmochinagizmochina
Leaked information that appeared earlier this month revealed that the first foldable phone by Xiaomi has a model number M2011J18C. Today, the device received certification from the TENAA authority of China. The TENAA certification (via) is a good hint that it…
vivo S9 design revealed through an official poster, 44MP selfie camera confirmed - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's coming on March 3 with the S9e sporting a 32MP selfie shooter.
Google Pixel Foldable Phone Claimed to Be ‘Real’ by Tipster, May Debut as Early as 2021-End - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Google Pixel foldable phone is a “real thing” and may be launched either by the end of this year or early next year, tipster Jon Prosser has claimed in a tweet. A previous report claimed that the phone has been codenamed ‘Passport.’
Apple iPhone Had This Amazing Feature Hidden for Years and It's Now Slowly Taking Over the Internet - News18News18
Apple iPhone comes bundled with a slew of user-friendly features, though the device lack some basic functionalities that its Android counterparts have been offering for years.
WhatsApp and More Messaging Apps Might Lose End-to-End Encryption Soon - TelecomTalkTelecomTALK
Salman Khan Teases Realme 8 Series, India Launch In March? - Trak.inTrak.in
Salman Khan has been spotted holding a Realme 8 series phone, all set to launch in India soon. Realme country head Madhav Sheth teased Realme 8 series on Twitter, Realme 8 series India launch seems imminent. The teaser image on Twitter suggests the u
Halo Infinite looks great in new 4K screenshots - GamesradarGamesRadar+
343's latest Halo Infinite update includes some lovely images of the game
Apple is redesigning the iMac. Here’s what it must get right - Digital TrendsDigital Trends
With a huge iMac overhaul on the horizon, Apple needs to focus on getting the little things right, too. That means it cannot overlook these two vital elements.
Facebook now wants to make ‘Hey Facebook’ a thing - The VergeThe Verge
Facebook is getting even more ingrained in the Portal and Oculus experience. It announced that a new “Hey Facebook” wake word is being added. The feature seems to have rolled out on Portal, but it’s gradually coming to Quest headsets.
PlayStation State of Play: How to watch, what to expect, start times - CNETCNET
State of Play is airing on Thursday.
Spotify will let you filter your liked songs by mood and genre - The VergeThe Verge
Spotify’s newest feature update lets users filters their liked songs by mood or genre. The update requires people to have liked at least 30 songs, and it’ll only be coming to English-speaking markets for now.
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G Unboxing, First Look: MediaTek Dimensity 800U, 5000mAh Battery at Rs. 16999 - NDTVNDTV News
The Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G is the latest sub-Rs.20,000 contender from the Chinese company. It is essentially a rebranded version of the Realme Q2 that was unveiled in October last year and it comes with MediaTek Dimensity 800U paired with up to 8GB of RAM and…
New Radeon RX6000 series GPUs will go official on March 3 - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
AMD has just scheduled a new "Where Gaming Begins: Episode 3" event where it will reveal a new set of Radeon RX6000 series GPUs.
Gordon Murray presents the T.50s Niki Lauda - Grand Prix 247Grand Prix 247
Gordon Murray Automotive unveiled its T.50s Niki Lauda track-focused supercar honouring triple F1 World Champion and the Brabham fan-car
Oppo Reno 5 K 5G goes official with 90Hz refresh, SD 750G, 60W charging and more! - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Oppo Reno 5 K is the company's new smartphone under the Reno 5 lineup for the Chinese market. Here's everything you need to know about it.
WhatsApp celebrates 12 year anniversary, reveals number of calls made each year - India TV NewsIndia TV News
While making the 12-year anniversary announcement, Facebook also revealed that WhatsApp users have collectively made over one billion calls each day on the platform.
FAU-G mobile game is getting Team Deathmatch mode - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
Action shooter FAU-G will get a Team Deathmatch mode soon. Actor Akshay Kumar tweeted about the upcoming Team Deathmatch mode of the game. “Find your friends, form your squad, fight for freedom! FAU-G’s multiplayer Team Deathmatch mode is coming soon!” https:…