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06 Mar 2021OPPO
OPPO Find X3 Pro tipped to sport an LTPO display
OPPO is all set to launch its flagship Find X3 Pro model on March 11. In the latest development, tipster Ice Universe has claimed that the handset will feature an LTPO display with an adaptive refresh rate of 5-120Hz.
06 Mar 2021NASA
NASA's Perseverance rover performs first test drive on Mars
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive. It ventured from its landing position, on Thursday, two weeks after landing, to seek signs of past life.
06 Mar 2021Technology
Apple granted patent for connector which could replace lightning ports
Since MagSafe launched last year, rumors have been circulating that Apple could let go the charging port on iPhones for the iPhone 13 Pro Max this year.
06 Mar 2021Coronavirus
Use of arthritis drug could reduce COVID-19 mortality risk: Study
The use of tocilizumab, an anti-inflammatory drug given for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, can help improve the survival rate in patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19, reducing the risk of death.
06 Mar 2021Infinix Mobile
Infinix Hot 10 Play bags BIS certification, India launch soon
Infinix is reportedly working to introduce the Hot 10 Play model in India next month. In the latest development, the handset has been spotted on the BIS certification site by tipster Mukul Sharma, hinting at its imminent launch.
05 Mar 2021Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance is gunning for low-cost laptops, and more
After upending the telecom space with Jio, Reliance has now got its sights on the laptop segment. Like the JioPhone, the Indian conglomerate is rumored to be working on an Android-based low-cost laptop dubbed the JioBook.
05 Mar 2021Twitter
Undo tweet feature spotted, could be launched soon
Application decoder Jane Manchun Wong on Twitter discovered an animation on the platform suggesting that Twitter is actively exploring the concept of an undo tweet feature.
05 Mar 2021Google
Alphabet's Moonshot Factory developing Wolverine, a wearable hearing enhancer
Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. has a subsidiary called X, also referred to as the Moonshot Factory, which chases seemingly wild ideas. The latest one is a wearable that enhances hearing capabilities.
Samsung Galaxy F62 can now be bought via offline stores
Samsung's latest mid-range offering, the Galaxy F62, is now available in India via offline retail shops as well. To recall, it was launched last month and was up for grabs only via Flipkart, Reliance Digital, and the company's e-store.
#DealOfTheDay: Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite available with Rs. 13,000 discount
If you are planning to buy a high-end smartphone, this might be a good deal for you. Amazon is offering an attractive discount of Rs. 13,001 on the Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite.
05 Mar 2021Realme
Realme 8 Pro will support 65W fast-charging, FCC certification reveals
Realme is gearing up to launch its 8 series of smartphones in India soon. In the latest development, a Realme smartphone with model number RMX3081, likely to be the 8 Pro, has been spotted on the FCC certification site.
05 Mar 2021iOS
iOS 14.5 doesn't have a default music service setting
Apple iOS version 14.5 beta testers noticed that Siri would ask you to select a player or streaming service when you instructed it to play music for the first time. This led them to assume Apple would allow users to set a default service for music.
05 Mar 2021Vivo
Vivo X60 series to debut in India later this month
Vivo X60 series will arrive in India sometime later this month, according to Nipun Marya, Director of Brand Strategy at Vivo India. The line-up includes X60, X60 Pro, and X60 Pro+ models, which are already available in China.
05 Mar 2021Motorola Mobile
Moto G10, G30 to debut in India on March 9
Motorola is all set to launch its budget-friendly G10 and G30 smartphones in India on March 9 at 12 pm, a Flipkart microsite has revealed. The webpage also confirms that the handsets will be available exclusively via Flipkart.
Samsung Galaxy XCover 5, with military-grade build quality, launched
Samsung has launched a new Galaxy XCover 5 in the European market. It is priced at £329 (roughly Rs. 33,300) and will go on sale starting March 12.
05 Mar 2021Xiaomi Mobiles
Mi 11 Ultra bags certification in Indonesia, global launch imminent
Xiaomi is gearing up to unveil its Mi 11 Ultra model soon. In the latest development, the handset has been spotted on the Indonesia Telecom Certification site with model number M2102K1G, hinting at its imminent global launch.
05 Mar 2021Upcoming Mobile Phones
iQOO Neo 5 to offer 4,400mAh battery, 66W fast-charging support
iQOO is gearing up to announce its Neo 5 smartphone in China on March 16.
05 Mar 2021Vivo Mobiles
Vivo Y31s Standard Edition, with MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, launched
Expanding its portfolio of budget smartphones, Vivo has launched the Y31s Standard Edition in China with a price-tag of CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 19,000).
05 Mar 2021Lenovo
Lenovo Yoga 6 convertible laptop launched at Rs. 87,000
Lenovo's latest 2-in-1 laptop in India, the Yoga 6, has been introduced at a price of Rs. 86,990. It will go on sale starting March 10 via the official website, Amazon, Flipkart, and other partner retail stores.
05 Mar 2021Realme
Realme C21, with Helio G35 chipset, triple rear cameras, launched
As an addition to its entry-level C series of smartphones, Realme has launched the C21 model in Malaysia. The handset comes with a price-tag of RM 499 (roughly Rs. 8,900).
05 Mar 2021WhatsApp
WhatsApp releases voice and video calling feature for desktop client
WhatsApp has released the long-awaited voice and video calling feature for the app's desktop version. The feature doesn't yet support group calls, but it is optimized to work in both portrait and landscape orientations.
05 Mar 2021Samsung
Samsung releases One UI 3.1 update for Galaxy Tab S6
Samsung has started rolling out the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update for its Galaxy Tab S6 in Germany.
Samsung releases One UI 3.1 update for Galaxy Note10 Lite
Samsung has started releasing the One UI 3.1 update for its Galaxy Note10 Lite model.
Samsung Galaxy A72 spotted on Google Play Console, launch imminent
With more and more leaks coming in, Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy A72 model in the coming weeks.
04 Mar 2021WhatsApp
NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp gets desktop voice calling, and more
Nothing drives innovation more than your consumer base waking up and saying no to the abuse. At least, that seems to be why Facebook has been adding new and shiny features at an impressive rate.
04 Mar 2021Netflix
Netflix releases Fast Laughs, a TikTok-rivaling short video feature
Noticing its audience's decreasing attention span and the success of short-video platforms like TikTok, Netflix has now created a similar feature.
04 Mar 2021Microsoft
Microsoft demonstrates Mesh mixed reality platform for virtual collaboration
During the virtual Ignite conference on Tuesday, Microsoft demonstrated the Mesh mixed reality platform, which enables remote collaboration using the HoloLens 2 headset.
04 Mar 2021SpaceX
SpaceX's Starship SN10 rocket explodes after successful landing
Earlier today, SpaceX successfully launched and landed its Starship SN10 rocket. The flight took the spacecraft to an altitude of 10 kilometers above ground. SpaceX called it a successful test flight.
04 Mar 2021Motorola Mobile
Moto G10 and G30 officially teased in India, launch imminent
Motorola is gearing up to introduce its Moto G10 and G30 models in India soon. In the latest development, the company has officially teased the arrival of the handsets, hinting at their imminent launch.
04 Mar 2021Nubia Mobile Phones
Nubia Red Magic 6 sets new benchmark for gaming smartphones
Nubia has launched its latest gaming smartphones, the Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro in China. The line-up carries a starting price tag of CNY 3,799 (roughly Rs. 43,000).
04 Mar 2021Nintendo
New Nintendo Switch will be 4K capable; production starts June
The long-overdue Nintendo Switch update might be coming this year, going by the latest supply chain leak.
04 Mar 2021OPPO
OPPO Find X3 Pro fully revealed in leaked promotional videos
OPPO is gearing up to launch its flagship Find X3 Pro smartphone on March 11.
04 Mar 2021iOS
Hacker group unc0ver releases jailbreak utility for iOS 14.3
iPhone hacker group unc0ver has released the latest version of its iOS jailbreak utility on February 28 that works for almost all iPhones. The tool exploits a vulnerability that Apple has fixed in the iOS 14.4 update.
04 Mar 2021Redmi K40
Redmi sold 3,00,000 units of K40 series in five minutes
Redmi has announced that it sold over three lakh units of the K40 and K40 Pro handsets in China during the first five minutes of the sale today.
04 Mar 2021Redmi Note 10
Redmi Note 10, 10 Pro, Pro Max launched in India
Redmi has launched the much-awaited Note 10 series of smartphones, which includes Note 10, Note 10 Pro, and Pro Max models. The line-up carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 11,999.
04 Mar 2021Space News
Astronomers seeking giant black hole discover multiple smaller ones instead
Two astronomers from the Paris Institute of Astrophysics, who were reportedly searching for a giant black hole in the globular cluster NGC 6397 using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Earth-based telescopes, came across something they were not expecting at all.
04 Mar 2021Realme
Realme GT 5G, with Snapdragon 888, 120Hz AMOLED display, launched
Realme has launched its flagship GT 5G smartphone in China. The handset carries a starting price-tag of CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 31,500) and will go on sale starting March 10.
04 Mar 2021Vivo
Vivo S9, S9e, with AMOLED displays and 5G connectivity, launched
Vivo has launched its latest mid-range smartphones, the S9 and S9e, in China.
04 Mar 2021Realme
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G's first sale in India today
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G, which was launched last week alongside Narzo 30A, will go on sale for the first time in India today at 12 pm via Flipkart and Realme.com.
04 Mar 2021Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter brings Clubhouse to the masses, and more
Even as Clubhouse tries to be a hipster and keep Android users from experiencing its new take on social media, Twitter has cloned the experience for them with Spaces.