Sunday January 23-rd, 2022

Google Sold Just 7.2 Million Pixel Handsets in 2019

Users have been complaining about connection issues and audio dropouts, which the company has now acknowledged. No other details were provided, only that Google is appreciative of the feedback you have all given since buying your Pixel Buds.

Windows 10's June 'Patch Tuesday' updates rolling out now Windows 10's June 'Patch Tuesday' updates rolling out now

Microsoft considered the issue serious enough to release an out-of-band patch ( KB4551762 ) to fix the vulnerability later the same month. Each of these vulnerabilities relies on these user patterns, and if left unaddressed and vulnerable, could be ...

Google Meet's noise cancellation feature is now rolling out on the web Google Meet's noise cancellation feature is now rolling out on the web

The AI-based noise cancellation feature is being rolled out in phased manner, so even if you are an G Suite enterprise customer, it might take some time to reach your account. "It started off as a project from our conference rooms", Serge Lachapell...

Google Duo Now Has Invite Links for Group Video Calls Like Zoom Google Duo Now Has Invite Links for Group Video Calls Like Zoom

The link will also appear while in the middle of a chat so you can invite other users on the fly. Upon sharing this link with friends, the user's friends would be able to join the Google Duo group video call by clicking the link. Google Duo has b...

Senate: U.S. Failed to Properly Oversee Chinese Telecom Carriers for Decades Senate: U.S. Failed to Properly Oversee Chinese Telecom Carriers for Decades

Released this morning by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the report makes a range of recommendations, including pushing the Trump administration to take a more active role in monitoring Chinese telecom companies like China Unicom an...

Honda halts production at some plants after cyber-attack Honda halts production at some plants after cyber-attack

The shutdown was prompted by a report that Ekans malware had infected one of the company's servers on Monday. In total, the cyberattack affected 11 Honda plants - including five in the U.S., according to local media reports. Honda is reportedly the...

Cristobal weakens to a depression while tracking farther inland Cristobal weakens to a depression while tracking farther inland

Cristobal is expected to produce total rainfall amounts of 125 to 250+ mm across portions of the central and eastern Gulf Coast into the Lower Mississippi Valley, with isolated amounts of 380 mm possible. Rudy Horvath handing a piece of wood up to hi...

Elderly Man Shoved By Buffalo Police Shuts Down Trump's Antifa Allegations Elderly Man Shoved By Buffalo Police Shuts Down Trump's Antifa Allegations

Martin Gugino , 75, was seen bleeding from his head as officers walk away. As protests against racism spread across the country in the wake of Floyd's death, numerous examples of police responding with violence have been captured on video.

Vivo Z5x (2020), with triple cameras, Snapdragon 712, goes official Vivo Z5x (2020), with triple cameras, Snapdragon 712, goes official

The fact that the company has not really changed the name of the device to "Vivo Z5x 2020" is a testament to the fact that they are not really considering this as a completely new handset. Recently, Vivo launched its Y50 smartphone in India price...

New Sonos S2 App Arrives, Time to Make Some Decisions New Sonos S2 App Arrives, Time to Make Some Decisions

Out with the old (above), and in with the new (below ). Be aware that the old app will be rendered useless once your devices have been upgraded to S2. The S1 app and S1-only devices still work, but they won't be getting any new features and will only...

Nintendo confirms 300,000 accounts have been hacked Nintendo confirms 300,000 accounts have been hacked

In an update on the Nintendo Japan support page , the company states that an additional 140,000 NNIDs have been accessed maliciously. The company posted a statement on 24th April and disabled Nintendo Account sign-in via Nintendo Network ID.

Destiny 2 'Season of Arrivals' begins, expansions revealed until 2022 Destiny 2 'Season of Arrivals' begins, expansions revealed until 2022

The new dark elemental power of Stasis will be yours to call upon, alongside Arc, Solar, and Void powers. "Titans, Warlocks, and Hunters each use Stasis in a different way, from slowing down foes with Stasis fields to encasing and shattering enemies ...

Did Samsung's own app reveal the Galaxy Watch 3 and Samsung Buds? Did Samsung's own app reveal the Galaxy Watch 3 and Samsung Buds?

Despite the company announcing both the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Watch Active 2 in 2019, neither ever really felt like true follow-ups to the first of the Galaxy Watch line. Plus, there's a new report that the Fold 2 won't support the S...

New portable device to help with contact tracing New portable device to help with contact tracing

Until we have a vaccine, the only way to control the spread of COVID-19 is through contact tracing the disease. All logs of contact between users will be encrypted, and will be automatically erased after 25 days. "I believe this will be more inclus...

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

As such, the company is suggesting the adoption of the P-TECH school model that provides students a high-school diploma and associate degree debt-free and expanding the eligibility of Pell Grant recipients beyond traditional four-year degree programs...

OPPO launches budget smartphone A12 in India OPPO launches budget smartphone A12 in India

The 4/64GB variant will be available for Rs 11,490. As for the launch offers, customers purchasing the Oppo A12 smartphone before June 21 will get a six-month extended warranty. For optics, the A12 has a dual-camera system on the back that includes...

Google Duo now allows users to join video call with a link Google Duo now allows users to join video call with a link

Zoom made use of the first-mover advantage, offering video conferencing facilities between a large number of users. The link will also appear while in the middle of a chat so you can invite other users on the fly. The invite link feature now only wor...

Microsoft engineer fixes Google Chrome 'classic flaw' Microsoft engineer fixes Google Chrome 'classic flaw'

In case you drop the file or link in between two tabs, the new implementation will replace the now selected tab. So Google is specifically going after Microsoft Edge users with this message, which makes total sense now given Microsoft's app is ...

Phone Charger Extracted From Man's Bladder After Inserting It Through His Penis Phone Charger Extracted From Man's Bladder After Inserting It Through His Penis

Islam, a hospital surgeon, told the network that "despite the passage of stool several times the cable has not gone out". He then performed an endoscopy and operated but couldn't find anything in the intestine. Islam said he would have been able to...

Apple to allow interest-free installments to buy Apple products with Apple Card Apple to allow interest-free installments to buy Apple products with Apple Card

Apple hasn't commented officially on the rumors, as you would expect, though CEO Tim Cook has previously hinted that more installment plans could be introduced in the future. However, certain other products, including AirPods , Apple TV, and the Hom...

Apple Reportedly Announcing Its Move To ARM-Based Macs During WWDC 2020 Apple Reportedly Announcing Its Move To ARM-Based Macs During WWDC 2020

Bloomberg says that this potential reveal of its plan to transition to ARM-based Macs would be an advance notice, however - it would not include a reveal of any immediately available hardware, but would act as an advance notice to developers to give...

Need for Speed Heat Need for Speed Heat

The announcement came from Matt Webster, the General Manager of Criterion, who said: "I wanted to let you all know how excited our team here in Guildford is to be back in the driver's seat of development for Need for Speed ". The crossplay update ...

Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cristobal is poised to wreak havoc in Louisiana late on Sunday with the potential to cause widespread flooding as heavy rains batter the Gulf Coast. Cars drive through the roads covered in water, and people have been urged not to trav...

New Xiaomi Mi Band 5 images appear showing official colors New Xiaomi Mi Band 5 images appear showing official colors

As per the teaser on the right, Mi Band 5 will arrive with a 20% larger color touch display over its predecessor. However, it has expanded the screen from 0.95-inches to 1.2-inches. The teasers suggest that Xiaomi will release the Mi Band 5 in up to ...

Air India Opens Bookings For Vande Bharat Phase 3, Faces High Demand Air India Opens Bookings For Vande Bharat Phase 3, Faces High Demand

While receiving six crore hits on its website was great news for Air India , things weren't so upbeat for the users as some of them took to social media to vent their anger. In the ongoing second phase, till date 290 flights have been operated and...

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