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10 May 2021Latest Tech News
ASUS ZenFone 8 tipped to feature a 120Hz AMOLED display
Ahead of its May 12 launch, ASUS ZenFone 8 smartphone has appeared in yet another leak. Tipster Mukul Sharma has shared the full details of the handset, reiterating some of the already leaked specifications.
10 May 2021TECNO Mobile
TECNO CAMON 17 Pro, with 48MP selfie camera, goes official
As an addition to its CAMON series of smartphones, Chinese tech giant TECNO has launched a new CAMON 17 Pro model in Nigeria.
10 May 2021SpaceX
#WeirdNews: Musk's SpaceX is launching a Dogecoin-funded satellite to moon
After his Saturday Night Live gig was live-streamed on YouTube, a first for the show, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to actually send Dogecoin to the moon.
10 May 2021Realme
Realme Narzo 30 to debut in Malaysia on May 18
A couple of days ago, Realme Narzo 30 passed Malaysia's SIRIM certification. Now, Realme has announced that the handset will be launched in the Asian country on May 18.
10 May 2021Honor Mobiles
HONOR Play5 to debut on May 18; design revealed
HONOR will launch a new Play5 smartphone in China on May 18, as confirmed by the company.
10 May 2021OnePlus
T-Mobile's OnePlus 7T Pro 5G smartphone receives Android 11 update
OnePlus has started rolling out the Android 11 update for its 7T Pro 5G handset locked onto T-Mobile's network in the US.
10 May 2021iOS
Hidden Apple AirTag developer settings found in Find My app
A Reddit user who goes by "cyem" inadvertently discovered a hidden "developer mode" on Apple's Find My app for the iPhone 12. The mode allows the tweaking of multiple user interface parameters.
09 May 2021Facebook
Facebook brings chat themes, new features to Instagram and Messenger
Social media giant Facebook has unveiled multiple new theming features across its messaging services, including Messenger, Instagram, and Messenger Kids. Functional improvements include visual replies, read receipts, improved audio recording tools, and an updated archive feature on Instagram.
09 May 2021Google
Google Play mimics Apple's App Tracking Transparency with 'safety' section
Late last year, Apple introduced privacy labels for its App Store listings. Now, Google has pre-announced its plans to implement something similar.
09 May 2021ZTE Mobile Phones
ZTE Blade A71 listed on website; might be launched soon
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has listed the Blade A71 model on its official website hinting at its imminent launch. It will be available in three color options.
09 May 2021Latest automobiles
Could autonomous vehicles eventually teach themselves to outperform humans?
The safety of autonomous cars has been debatable since the technology's inception, but recent fatal mishaps involving Tesla cars have cast further doubts.
09 May 2021Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg acquires more land in Hawaii for $53 million
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan recently acquired 600 acres of land on the North Shore of Hawaii's Kauai island. This deal brings the couple's total landholdings on Kauai island to over 1,300 acres.
09 May 2021Space News
Chinese rocket could cause damage equivalent to plane-crash on reentry
The massive 30-meter tall Long March 5B rocket stage that launched China's space station into low-Earth orbit is expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere sometime around May 8-9.
09 May 2021OnePlus
OnePlus 9 series receives camera improvements and May security patch
OnePlus has started releasing a new software update for the 9 and 9 Pro models.
09 May 2021OPPO
OPPO Reno6 Pro bags SIRIM certification, global launch imminent
OPPO is expected to launch its Reno6 series of smartphones in China and other global markets on May 22.
09 May 2021Lenovo
Lenovo Yoga Pad Pro teasers reveal design and key features
As an addition to its portfolio of tablets, Lenovo is gearing up to launch a new Yoga Pad Pro model in China soon.
09 May 2021Realme
Realme V25 spotted on TENAA certification site, specifications leaked
Realme is gearing up to launch a new V25 smartphone in China soon. It will carry model number RMX3143.
08 May 2021Realme
Realme Narzo 30 4G bags SIRIM certification, launch imminent
Realme is gearing up to announce the Narzo 30 model in both 4G and 5G versions in several countries.
08 May 2021Amazon
#DealOfTheDay: Samsung Galaxy S21+ available with benefits worth Rs. 36,000
If you are planning to buy a premium smartphone without crippling your wallet, then this deal might interest you. Amazon is offering a Rs. 24,000 discount on the Samsung Galaxy S21++ 5G model.
08 May 2021IBM
IBM unveils industry's first 2nm chip technology
In a major step forward for silicon chip technology, IBM claims it has successfully made a chip using a two-nanometer (2nm) process. The company asserts that the processors made using this technology will be more power-efficient, delivering around 45 percent better performance than the current 7nm process.
08 May 2021Apple
Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch model's deliveries delayed by two months
If you are planning to buy the recently-launched M1-powered iPad Pro, chances are you will have to wait for a couple of months to receive the device.
08 May 2021Upcoming Mobile Phones
Redmi Note 10S to be available in India via Amazon
Redmi is all set to announce its latest mid-range smartphone, the Note 10S in India on May 13. In the run-up to the launch event, Amazon has created a microsite for the handset, detailing its key specifications.
08 May 2021Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: IBM creates first 2-nanometer chip, and more
Those who thought IBM had stopped making processors are in for a surprise as the company claims to have created the world's first 2nm processor.
08 May 2021Upcoming Tablets
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Lite to offer 44W fast-charging support
Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Tab S7 Lite (aka S7+ Lite) in Wi-Fi-only, 4G, and 5G versions.
08 May 2021Apple
Apple adopts new way to record serial numbers of iPhones
Apple's plan to transition to a new randomized serial number system seems to be in action starting with the iPhone 12 Purple edition that was recently launched in multiple countries.
07 May 2021Honor
HONOR's latest MagicBooks offer Full-HD+ display and 10th-generation Intel processors
Expanding its portfolio of laptops, tech giant HONOR has introduced the MagicBook X 14 and X 15 laptops in China. They start at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 34,000) and CNY 3,099 (roughly Rs. 35,300), respectively.
07 May 2021Honor
HONOR Pad X7, with MediaTek Helio P22T chipset, goes official
Chinese tech giant HONOR has launched its latest budget-range tablet, the Pad X7, in its home country. The device carries a starting price-tag of CNY 899 (around Rs. 10,000).
#DealOfTheDay: Samsung Galaxy F62 available with Rs. 7,500 discount
If you are looking for a premium smartphone at an affordable price, here's an interesting deal. Samsung is offering the Galaxy F62 with an instant cashback of Rs. 7,500 on HDFC and ICICI Bank cards.
07 May 2021Apple
Apple sued over iPhone 6's alleged 'battery explosion'
Two years after the iPhone 6's battery exploded in Robert Franklin's face, the Texan man is seeking a class-action suit against Apple for allegedly selling defective batteries and violating the warranty pledge.
07 May 2021Xiaomi
Mi Pad 5's key specifications and launch timeline revealed
Xiaomi is planning to launch the Mi Pad 5 series of tablets in the second half of this year, as per a company official. The line-up will include the Mi Pad 5 and Mi 5 Pro models.
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G's support page goes live in India
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is set to be launched in India soon as its support page has gone live on the company's Indian website. The listing does not reveal much apart from the handset's model number: SM-A526B/DS.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 to ship with a 15W charger
Samsung is expected to launch its next foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip3, on August 3 this year.
07 May 2021OPPO
OPPO Smart TV K9 series, with quad-core MediaTek chipset, launched
OPPO has unveiled its K9 series of Smart TVs in three sizes: 43-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch. The line-up carries a starting price-tag of CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 22,800).
07 May 2021Nubia Mobile Phones
Nubia Z30 and Z30 Pro's launch scheduled for May 20
Chinese tech giant Nubia is all prepared to launch the Z30 series of flagship smartphones on May 20, as confirmed by a company official. The line-up is expected to include the Z30 and Z30 Pro models.
07 May 2021Twitter
Twitter introduces Tip Jar; allows users to tip favorite accounts
After many rumors and leaks alluding to Twitter testing new means of integrating payments into the platform, Twitter has finally begun testing the Tip Jar feature.
07 May 2021YouTube
NewsBytes Briefing: SpaceX's Starship finally sticks the landing, and more
After numerous flight tests ending up in fiery balls of fire, Elon Musk's SpaceX has finally managed to land a Starship prototype without an incident.
07 May 2021Lenovo
Lenovo's next tablet to feature Snapdragon 870 chipset, OLED screen
Chinese tech giant Lenovo has officially teased its upcoming tablet, the Xiaoxin Pad Pro 2021 on Weibo.
Samsung rolls out Android 11 update for Galaxy M11
Samsung has started releasing the Android 11-based One UI Core 3.1 update for its Galaxy M11 smartphone in Vietnam.
Leaked promo confirms the existence of Samsung Galaxy A82 5G
Samsung is likely to launch the Galaxy A82 5G smartphone in the coming weeks. In the latest development, tipster Max Weinbach has shared a promo video of the handset, confirming its existence and official naming scheme.
06 May 2021YouTube
Some YouTube users witnessing auto-translated versions of English video titles
Google has cutting-edge experimental projects operating at the same time, and cross-pollination between these isn't uncommon. That explains how some YouTube users are reportedly being served with options for automatic translation of text elements associated with videos.