Technology news 28 Feb, 2021
Woman orders iPhone 12 Pro Max from Apple, receives Apple-flavored Yogurt Drink - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
According to a report, a Chinese woman ordered an iPhone 12 Pro Max from Apple. She received an Apple-flavored yogurt drink instead.
OnePlus 9 Pro leaks again with 4K and 120 FPS video recording capabilities and upgraded camera hardware; OnePlus 9 series launch teasers to begin very soon - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
The OnePlus 9 series is almost upon us, with the company expected to announce the OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9R and the OnePlus 9 Pro within the next few weeks. More OnePlus 9 Pro specifications have leaked too, including camera details such as 4K/120 FPS video recor…
‘The Witch Queen’ expansion for ‘Destiny 2’ delayed until 2022 - NMENME
Bungie has confirmed in an update that 'The Witch Queen' expansion for 'Destiny 2' has been delayed until 2022.
Realme GT 5G visits Geekbench, retail box surfaces with a familiar design - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's arriving on March 4 with a Snapdragon 888 SoC and 120Hz AMOLED screen.
Imagining what ‘Material NEXT’ could bring for Google’s apps on Android 12 [Gallery] - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Let’s take an exploratory look at what some of Google’s other Android apps could look like with these next generation Material Design cues.
Major Destiny 2 Glitch Allows You to Have Up to 12 Players in Raid - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Numerous players have discovered a new glitch or issue in Destiny 2 that allows players to bring around 12 players in a Raid Fireteam.
"I know Valorant f***s your aim, but what the f**k was that?": Clix roasts Bugha for failing to get a clutch victory royale in Fortnite - SportskeedaSportskeeda
NRG Clix, in a recent livestream, raged at Fortnite World Cup winner, Bugha, when the latter failed to grasp a clutch victory royale.
Microsoft fixes the NTFS corruption bug - MSPoweruser - MSPoweruserMSPoweruser
We reported in January on a long-standing bug in Windows 10 which would allow a short string of characters to corrupt your NTFS file system, forcing Windows to repair it on next boot. The short string can be delivered to the OS in a number of ways, such as pa…
Redmi K40 will be globally launched as Poco phone with 5G support - Zee NewsIndia.com
Chinese technology giant Xiaomi released its budget flagship Redmi K40 series in China. The series comprises Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, Redmi K40 Pro+. The K40 series is expected to get launch globally in some time.
PSN is down: outage means online gaming hiccups for PS5, other PlayStation consoles - TechradarTechRadar
PlayStation Network status affects PS5, PS5 and Vita online gaming
Microsoft’s xCloud app for Windows: Xbox touch controls, gyro, and more - The VergeThe Verge
Microsoft is testing a new Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows. It includes access to steaming games from Xbox consoles, and from xCloud.
Astra Valorant Abilities: All Abilities Revealed - TalkEsportTalkEsport
Harness the cosmos and control the fight as Astra, the newest Controller Agent in VALORANT. Check it out on TalkEsport.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 gets improved multitasking in One UI 3.1 update - Android PoliceAndroid Police
Samsung debuted One UI 3.1 with its Galaxy S21 series but recently committed to bringing it to other Galaxy devices, including the Z Fold2. While the
Tech Wrap: Facebook launches Bars, Samsung rolls out March security update - HT TechHindustan Times
More tech news includes Gionee launching Max Pro smartphone on March 1 and Xbox Series S pre-orders returning on Amazon and Flipkart.
Valheim assessment: Coffee Stain Studios' Viking survival sport is taking up - Enter21stEnter21st
Valheim opens with a scrawl of pink runes that slowly bleed into textual content. The Norse epic unfolds earlier than you, as you’re whisked away into one other realm within the claws of a crow. Thunder and lightning sound round you earlier than you’re droppe…
This new Facebook app is a treat for rappers - ANI NewsANI News
Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): All the rappers have a reason to rejoice as the American social networking service company has announced to launch its' experimental 'rap' application on Saturday (local time).
How to make your Samsung Galaxy smartphone feel more like a Pixel - Android PoliceAndroid Police
I personally love Samsung's One UI, but not everybody wants their Samsung smartphone to feel quite so Samsung. Getting your phone to feel a little
How to get free 1 million in GTA Online with PS Plus: Rockstar changes free cash reward - DexertoDexerto
PS Plus members will soon have a new way to get their free, monthly $1,000,000 in GTA Online, and it's actually pretty simple.
New Motorola watches to be revealed later this year - Moto G, Watch and One - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
They will all be running Qualcomm chips and Wear OS
Call of Duty 2021 reveal date leaked, Warzone, beta, developer, Black Ops Cold War - RealSport101RealSport
It has been revealed when we can expect to see the official announcement of Call of Duty 2021.
How to avoid 'Zoom fatigue' during the Covid pandemic - The GuardianThe Guardian
Constantly being confronted with an image of yourself while video conferencing can be exhausting, says expert
Top Stories: MacBook Pro, iMac, and AirPods Rumors, macOS 11.2.2, MagSafe Wallet Revisited - MacRumorsMacRumors
March is right around the corner, and that means our first good opportunity for Apple product launches in 2021 as the company frequently has...
15 Tips to Help You Get Started in Monster Hunter Rise - Monster Hunter Rise Switch Gameplay - EurogamerGoogle News
Global chip shortage to last till 2022, NVIDIA and AMD GPU stock affected as a result - DSOGamingDSOGaming
According to several industry analysts, GPU stock is going to suffer through until 2022 as the demand for chips now exceeds supply by about 30%.
'Deep Nostalgia': New online AI tool brings portraits of dead relatives to life, some call it 'spooky' - Economic TimesThe Times of India
Users took to Twitter to share the animated images of their deceased relatives.
Google Photos to soon end free unlimited storage: Check best alternatives - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
There are a lot of Google Photos alternatives that offer free cloud storage space. We have also mentioned the ones that are offering a lot of storage space for a little price. So, keep reading to know more.
LastPass vs. 1Password: Which password manager should you use? - CNETCNET
1Password reaches for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing.
Pokemon 25th anniversary: How two superfans will celebrate - BBC NewsBBC News
Gotta catch 'em all! Newsbeat speaks to two superfans as the world-conquering card game turns 25.
iQOO 3 is on sale for only ₹24,990 ($340) in India - gizmochinagizmochina
Last year, iQOO entered India with a single smartphone called iQOO 3. Despite being powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the handset was announced in both 4G and 5G versions. It has been a year since this device’s debut in the country but the brand has not ann…
Huawei wants to negotiate with the United States about easing the ban - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Huawei wants to negotiate with the United States about easing the ban. Huawei hopes to hold talks with the administration of Joe Biden.
Apple is forced to reveal the repairability score of iPhone and MacBook - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Apple is forced to reveal the repairability score of iPhone and MacBook in France in order to meet the requirements of the "Right to Repair"
WhatsApp: you can now remove annoying sound before sending a video - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
WhatsApp: you can now remove annoying sound before sending a video. WhatsApp has launched a new convenient feature.
WhatsApp to come with redesigned media footer on Android: Check how it looks - Zee NewsIndia.com
Popular messaging platform WhatsApp’s latest beta update for Android revealed that it is working on redesigning the media footer in the app. Currently, it is under development and the feature is expected to roll out soon.
OPPO Find X3 series to launch on March 11 in China, reveals leaked poster - gizmochinagizmochina
A leaked poster that is now being circulated on Weibo states that the OPPO Find X3 series will go official on March 11 in China. It appears that the company will be announcing the Find X3 and Find X3 Pro smartphones in the home market. The poster states that …
Elon Musk’s reply to a Mars-related tweet has left people in splits - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Elon Musk's reply to the Mars-related tweet has prompted people to share various responses.
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 …
Bill Gates on why he doesn’t use an iPhone - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
There are over 1 billion iPhone users in the world and it is used by several high-profile names. However, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates isn’t one of them. In an interview on Clubhouse, Gates explained why he prefers to use an Android phone and not the iPhon…
PUBG Mobile Lite 0.20.1 Global version update: APK download link for worldwide users - SportskeedaSportskeeda
PUBG Mobile Lite is the streamlined version of the prominent battle royale title, PUBG Mobile. The game was made for players with low-end devices.
Hellpoint Live Now on Switch & Stadia - GLYFE NationGamingLyfe Network
Sci-fi RPG Hellpoint out now on Switch and Google Stadia Sci-Fi Action-RPG Hellpoint from Cradle Games and tinyBuild is making its way to Nintendo Switch, both in digital and physical form, courtesy of retail publisher Merge Games. The Google Stadia version h…
Halo Infinite's World Offers Players "More Freedom Than Ever Before" - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
It’s already been established that Halo Infinite’s campaign mode won’t feature an open-world setting like one you’d find in an RPG, but it sure sounds like it’ll be bigger than any Halo game before it. Joseph Staten the Head of Creative working on Halo Infini…
Persona 5 Strikers is a perfect excuse to reunite with the Phantom Thieves - The VergeThe Verge
Persona 5 Strikers is a direct sequel to Persona 5, set months after the Phantom Thieves hung up their masks. The gang reunites for a long-overdue vacation, only to have it interrupted. Omega Force’s take follows in the footsteps of titles like Hyrule Warrior…
This week on The CultCast: All-new MacBook Pros, iMacs, Mac Pro minis, incoming! - Cult of MacCult of Mac
This week on The CultCast: We've got new details and leaks on the upcoming MacBook Pros, iMacs and Mac Pro mini ... or will it be the Mac mini Pro? Plus:
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.
India- Redmi Note 10 smartphone's design, cameras revealed in first look | NewsBytes - MENAFN.COMMENAFN.COM
Xiaomi will launch its Redmi Note 10 series in India on March 4. The line-up includes Note 10, Note 10 Pro, and Note 10 Pro Max models. </p> <p>In the latest development, Xiaomi India head, Manu Kumar Jain has shared the first image of the Note 10's retail bo…
"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.
Judge In Google Case Disturbed That Even "Incognito" Users Are Tracked - NDTVNDTV News
When Google users browse in "Incognito" mode, just how hidden is their activity?
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.
Vivo X60 and X60 Pro (Global variants) appear on Google Play Console - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
The Vivo X60 and Vivo X60 Pro have been spotted at the Google Play Console listing. The X60 Pro passed by GeekBench with Snapdragon 870.
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.
Facebook introduces ‘Hey Facebook’ prompt for AI assistance - Micky NewsMicky News
Facebook announced that it is introducing the 'Hey Facebook' voice prompt for its Portal smart displays and Oculus Quest platforms. Saying that Facebook has
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.
Spotify adds new filters to your 'Liked Songs’ playlist - What Hi-Fi?What Hi-Fi? US
You can now refine by genre and mood
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.
Are you missing the PUBG New State in India? PUBG 2 might be worth waiting for - TechradarTechRadar
PUBG New State is not the PUBG 2 for PCs and Consoles
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...
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.
8 premium smartphones from Samsung, OnePlus have seen a price drop - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
If you have been waiting to purchase a premium smartphone, then this may be the opportune time to do so. Smartphone makers like Samsung,OnePlus and others have slashed the prices of their high-end smartphones. Here are 8 premium smartphones that have received…