Sunday January 23-rd, 2022

WhatsApp audio and video calls tested for WhatsApp Web WhatsApp audio and video calls tested for WhatsApp Web

WhatsApp's web and desktop clients are not as feature-rich as the mobile app, but the Facebook-owned company is trying hard to close this gap by adding more features to its web and desktop clients. These are turn off video, mute voice, reject button ...

Samsung might release a Galaxy Note 21 after all Samsung might release a Galaxy Note 21 after all

But if this news is true, it will just make the Galaxy Note series one of the many other premium smartphones that Samsung has right now. We will remind, earlier this week, the reliable insider Evan Blass shared the first official press renders of...

Microsoft Edge can now auto-generate passwords, but only via phone Microsoft Edge can now auto-generate passwords, but only via phone

You'll then see any passwords you've previously saved to your Microsoft account - like, say, any passwords you saved while using the Edge browser - within this section. As Thurrott reports , Microsoft made the announcement regarding the expa...

Alia Bhatt goes back in black Alia Bhatt goes back in black

In the sweet throwback photo, the Sadak 2 actress can be seen flashing her sweet smile while Ranbir is looking at little Alia . She poses with her back to the camera and has her hands on her long black hair. She paired this with a khaki and grey j...

Google, Qualcomm Partner up to Support Three Major Android OS Updates Google, Qualcomm Partner up to Support Three Major Android OS Updates

This largely had most believing that Android devices will now soon be eligible for " four years" of Android updates, which is an additional year over what certain manufacturer's like Google or Samsung offer with their flagship smartphones.

Drag and drop words like Drag and drop words like "sim" and "virgin" to insult

The new policy, first spotted by esports consultant Rod Breslau , will go into effect on January 22nd. The policy overhaul comes after Twitch was inundated with reports of sexual harassment within its community and complaints that the company had ...

EU clears Google's purchase of Fitbit, with conditions over data EU clears Google's purchase of Fitbit, with conditions over data

The deal also attracted scrutiny in Australia, where competition regulators are mulling a similar offer from Google . "We can approve the proposed acquisition of Fitbit by Google because the commitments will ensure that the market for wearables ...

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power launched in India: Check price, specs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power launched in India: Check price, specs

One of the key features of the Redmi 9 Power is the battery. The new Redmi-branded smartphone sports a 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel on the front with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels (FHD+), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and a typical brightness level of 4...

Samsung may not cancel the Galaxy Note lineup after all Samsung may not cancel the Galaxy Note lineup after all

After all, it wouldn't make sense to have the Note series if the S-series has support for the stylus. Last month, Reuters reported that Samsung had no plans to release a new Note device next year in order to focus on foldable phones.

China targeted Americans via Caribbean phone networks China targeted Americans via Caribbean phone networks

China has been accused of using mobile phone networks to surveil tens of thousands of people in other countries as part of its alleged espionage campaign that has been described as both "aggressive" and "sophisticated" by cyber security experts.

Facebook Attacks Apple Software Changes in Newspaper Ads Facebook Attacks Apple Software Changes in Newspaper Ads

The social network followed up Wednesday's print ads in those newspapers and press call featuring owners of small and midsized businesses with another print ad, claiming that upcoming changes to Apple's iOS 14 operating system are an attack on ...

Reps Asks NCC To Extend Deadline On Blocking SIM Cards Without NIN Reps Asks NCC To Extend Deadline On Blocking SIM Cards Without NIN

The minister, who gave the fresh directive on Monday in Abuja when he convened an urgent meeting of key stakeholders in the communications industry, gave telecoms operators two weeks to link subscribers' registered SIM cards on their networks to th...

Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service supports these Samsung smartphones Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service supports these Samsung smartphones

Luna offered a slightly different service compared to Google Stadia . Now, the e-commerce giant has edited Luna's compatible devices and browsers list to reveal that it now supports the Android platform, as well. You can get its access here. Th...

Permission to launch not given clarifies government — PUBG Mobile India Permission to launch not given clarifies government — PUBG Mobile India

That means no snowballs, no Christmas-themed goodies, and no matching outfits even on Valentine's Day in February next year for those waiting on the PUBG Mobile to back a come-back in India. Though PUBG Mobile has been banned in India for over t...

US FTC probing data collection by tech giants US FTC probing data collection by tech giants

On Monday, the FTC publicized that the orders were aimed at numerous usual suspects: Amazon, TikTok's parent firm ByteDance, Discord, Facebook (and, separately, subsidiary WhatsApp ), Reddit, Snapchat, Twitter , and YouTube . "But to what end...

So Long, Google Home Max So Long, Google Home Max

Just in time for the festive season, Google is making its Nest Hub Max an even more capable tool for video calls by adding support for Zoom . In 2017, Google launched the Home Max for $399, and while it was a fine speaker that plugged into the A...

Call of Duty: Warzone - How to play the new map Rebirth Island Call of Duty: Warzone - How to play the new map Rebirth Island

Although its existence isn't a secret, it is nowhere to be found in the Season 1 Battle Pass or updated Store. According to the blog post detailing the new season, "Season One brings 1,000 new levels to climb after completing Military Ranks, with...

IPhone survives 1,000-foot plummet from plane IPhone survives 1,000-foot plummet from plane

While dropping your iPhone out of a plane may be one of the most unusual ways to lose one, it's still nothing that Apple's Global Positioning System location features can't handle, assuming of course the device remains operational enough to keep send...

Hennessey Venom F5 Hypercar Unveiled With Top Speed Of 500+ KMPH Hennessey Venom F5 Hypercar Unveiled With Top Speed Of 500+ KMPH

The power-to-weight ratio of the Hennessey Venom F5 , named after a tornado, with more than 3,000 bespoke parts is at a staggering 1,212 hp/tonne as the whole hypercar has a weight of only 1,360 kilograms. The engine is connected to a seven-speed se...

Lamborghini SC20: one-off creation is a roofless screamer Lamborghini SC20: one-off creation is a roofless screamer

The pronounced front splitter is framed by two fins and the air intakes on the front hood are inspired by those of the Huracán GT3 EVO, while the sculpted body sides reflect the solutions adopted on the Essenza SCV12 . Carbon-fibre is also used for ...

Firefox 84 Brings M1 Mac Support Firefox 84 Brings M1 Mac Support

Version 84.0 of Mozilla's Firefox web browser has been released, bringing with it native support for Apple Silicon M1 - and also announcing that it's the last version which will support Flash. Firefox now uses more modern techniques for allocatin...

Microsoft rolls out new Office apps for M1 chip-powered Macs Microsoft rolls out new Office apps for M1 chip-powered Macs

Indeed, the company has rolled out new versions of various Microsoft 365 for Mac apps optimized to run natively on Apple's new Macs with M1 processors. Microsoft yesterday announced that it is adding support for iCloud accounts in the new Outlook for...

Cyberpunk 2077 ‘wasn’t ready’ for PS4 and XBox One X, admit developers Cyberpunk 2077 ‘wasn’t ready’ for PS4 and XBox One X, admit developers

Many people are wondering why Sony and Microsoft certified the game in its current state. The losses incurred by the founders of CD Projekt RED was reported by Bloomberg and follows more than a week of controversy over the PS4 and Xbox One edit...

The Snapdragon 678 is a modest update to a two-year-old chip

The Snapdragon 678 as mentioned above is an upgrade to the SoC 675 which launched nearly two years ago. The chipset features overclocked Cortex A76 cores clocked at up to 2.2GHz. The processor can power upto 3 cameras with up to 48 megapixels and...

Facebook Uses Full-Page Newspaper Ad to Complain About Apple Facebook Uses Full-Page Newspaper Ad to Complain About Apple

Facebook slammed Apple over the summer, saying the changes will cripple app makers' ability to make money from targeted advertising. The advert is headlined "we're standing up to Apple for small businesses everywhere", and insists that small bu...

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