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How Intel is Handling the Global Chip Shortage, Arc GPUs for PC Builders, and More: Interview with Gregory Bryant

Global semiconductor supply will remain constrained for a while, but Intel seems confident in its ability to deliver new CPUs and GPUs even as demand continues to rise due to the global pandemic.

17 Jan 2022 9:34 pm
Safari 15 Security Flaw Discovered That Can Leak Your Browsing Activity, Personal Identity

Safari 15 is found to have a serious vulnerability that could allow attackers to gain access to your browsing activity and personal identity attached to a Google account.

17 Jan 2022 6:51 pm
Google Foldable Smartphone May Be Called Pixel Notepad, Price Details Tipped: Report

Googles rumoured foldable phone may be called Pixel Notepad, and could be more affordable than the Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 that was launched at $1,799 (roughly Rs. 1.34 lakh ), as per a report. Meanwhile, two animations in Android 12L Beta 2 suggest the phone may feature a form factor similar to the Oppo Find N.

17 Jan 2022 6:22 pm
Oppo Enco M32 Wireless Earphones Review: Best Under Rs. 2,000?

Oppo has launched its latest affordable wireless neckband headset in India, the Enco M32. Priced at Rs. 1,499, is this basic but comfortable neckband Bluetooth headset the best you can buy at this price? Find out in this review.

17 Jan 2022 5:18 pm
iPhone 14 Lineup Said to Feature 120Hz ProMotion Displays, 6GB of RAM

iPhone 14 family will come with Apples 120Hz ProMotion displays, a market analyst has predicted in a research note. All models in the new iPhone lineup are also said to have 6GB of RAM as standard.

17 Jan 2022 2:51 pm
Apple Complies With Dutch Watchdog Ruling on Dating App Payment Options

Apple said it would allow developers of dating apps in the Netherlands to offer non-Apple payment options to their users, complying with an order from the country's market regulator to do so by...

17 Jan 2022 12:47 pm
Call of Duty: Mobile to Get New Hacienda Map, Weapons, Operators, More With Season 1: Heist

Call of Duty: Mobile Season 1: Heist is set to release on January 20, with a new Battle Pass, offering free and premium in-game items. Gamers can look forward to a new Storm Ball tactical item, as well as a new PPSh-41 SMG. Premium Pass holders will also get new operators, while the game is adding a new map located in Spain Hacienda. Nuketown is getting a Chinese ...

17 Jan 2022 12:38 pm
Apple to Require Employee Proof of COVID-19 Booster: Report

Apple will require retail and corporate employees to provide proof of a COVID-19 booster shot, as per a report by The Verge citing an internal email.

17 Jan 2022 10:59 am
Microsoft Warns Ukraine Cyberattack May Be 'Destructive'

Microsoft warned that a cyberattack targeting key Ukrainian government systems, which Kyiv believes may be the work of Russia, could prove destructive and affect more organisations than initially feared.

17 Jan 2022 10:50 am
Top 5 Blockchains for 2022: Ethereum, Avalanche, Polygon, More

Blockchain systems record transactions made in Cryptocurrency across several computers that are linked in a peer-to-peer network. The top five blockchains to look out for in 2022 are Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Avalanche, Polygon, and Algorand.

17 Jan 2022 10:00 am
Ukraine Hacks Add to Worries of Cyber Conflict With Russia

Hackers temporarily shut down dozens of Ukrainian government websites, causing no major damage but adding to simmering tensions while Russia amasses troops on the Ukrainian border.

15 Jan 2022 2:27 pm
Google, Facebook CEOs Colluded in Online Advertisement Sales, Lawsuit Alleges

Newly unredacted documents from a state-led antitrust lawsuit against Google accuse the search giant of colluding with rival Facebook to manipulate online advertising sales. The CEOs of both companies...

15 Jan 2022 10:02 am
Infinix InBook X1 Review: An Interesting Balance of Features and Affordability

Infinix has chosen an unusual way to cut costs for its debut laptops in India, the InBook X1 series. You still get plenty of interesting features and a unique style, but the specifications might leave you wondering.

14 Jan 2022 7:51 pm
Do Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, OnePlus 9RT Define What the Best Value Flagship Phone Can Be in 2022?

On this weeks episode of Gadgets 360 podcast Orbital, we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and OnePlus 9RT.

14 Jan 2022 6:56 pm
PUBG Developer Krafton Filed Lawsuit Against Free Fire Developer Garena, Apple, Google

PUBG developer Krafton has filed a lawsuit against Garena, Apple, and Google. Krafton alleged that Garena copied PUBG: Battlegrounds and developed two apps Free Fire and Free Fire Max. Krafton is suing Apple and Google for distributing the two battle royale games.

14 Jan 2022 6:22 pm
iPhone SE 3 CAD Renders Tip Design, May Feature 5.69-Inch Display

Apple iPhone SE 3 computer-aided design (CAD) renders have surfaced online. The leaked renders give a glimpse of the design of the upcoming smartphone. The handset is seen in White colour, featuring a notch for Face ID and a single rear camera, along with an LED flash.

14 Jan 2022 6:03 pm
PS5 India Restock: PlayStation 5 to Be Available for Pre-Orders on January 18

PS5 will be available for pre-order in India on January 18. Sony's online store ShopAtSC has updated its homepage with the new pre-order date. Deliveries will begin next month. PlayStation 5 was launched globally in November 2020.

14 Jan 2022 3:03 pm
Twitter Spaces Now Lets All Users Record a Session, Will Be Available for Public Playback

Twitter will now let all its hosts on Android and iOS record and share the recording of a Spaces session for playback. The Twitter Spaces recording will be available for 30 days after the session has ended.

14 Jan 2022 12:56 pm
Google Meet Rolling Out Live Translated Captions, Adds Companion Mode for Hybrid Meetings

Google announced the rollout of live translated captions in Google Meet on Web and mobile. When the feature is on, the app will automatically translate spoken language into another language, and display captions. Google Meet is also adding a new Companion Mode feature which allows users to add remote members through an additional screen.

14 Jan 2022 11:49 am
iPhone 14 Pro Could Sport a 48-Megapixel Primary Sensor, TrendForce Report Suggests

iPhone 14 Pro could come packed with a 48-megapixel main camera. As corroborated by a recent report, this will mark the third time an iPhone has increased the resolution of its main camera.

14 Jan 2022 10:39 am
Best Deals on Popular Laptop Memory Modules for You to Consider

If you have an old laptop that's not able to keep up with the computing power needed to handle latest software and games, you can upgrade it by adding one. Memory modules, commonly referred to as Random Access Memory (RAM), improve a system's performance and battery life. If you are looking some options to add in your current laptop, here are a few popular options you...

13 Jan 2022 7:30 pm
Popular Budget Graphics Card Deals for You to Consider

Even if you are not a hardcore gamer but still spend considerable amount of time gaming on your PC, you need a good graphics card to not only mitigate the sluggish performance but also to experience high-quality gaming features. Graphics cards are responsible for the quality of the image rendered on a display. If you cannot spend much but are looking for pocket-friend...

13 Jan 2022 7:20 pm
Mozilla Firefox 96 Update Brings Noise Cancellation on Calls, History Highlights, More to Android and Desktop

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 96 for Android and desktop. The update for desktop focuses on noise improvements. For Android, the update adds a new history highlights option to recently visited sites. Firefox 96 brings security updates and bug fixes as well. Separately, Firefox has stopped loading websites for some users.

13 Jan 2022 7:14 pm
Microsoft Researchers Detail macOS Vulnerability That Could Let Attackers Gain User Data

Microsoft has detailed a macOS vulnerability called powerdir which could allow attackers to bypass its inbuilt technology controls and gain access to users protected data.

13 Jan 2022 7:13 pm
Deals on Popular Premium Graphics Cards for You to Consider

Video games being launched nowadays offer great graphics and smooth operation. However, in order to get a seamless, high-quality gaming experience, a gamer needs a powerful machine loaded with top-of-the-line equipment. Apart from large sized memory modules, one also needs a heavy-duty graphics card in order to get the best that today's games have to offer. If you hav...

13 Jan 2022 7:12 pm
Google Pixel Foldable Smartphone Resembling Oppo Find N Design Spotted on Android 12L Beta

Googles rumoured Pixel foldable device has been spotted in the latest Android 12L beta build, which shows two animations of a foldable smartphone. Unlike older leaks, the smartphone appears to represent Oppo Find N, rather than Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3.

13 Jan 2022 7:04 pm
Xbox One Console Production Was Discontinued in Late 2020 to Focus on Xbox Series X/S

Microsoft discontinued all Xbox One gaming consoles in December 2020 to focus on production of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles, a report said. A company executive recently said that Xbox Series S/X gaming consoles have outsold previous generations considering the same period.

13 Jan 2022 6:51 pm
Apple, Amazon, Google, IBM, Meta Executives to Discuss Software Security at White House

The White House will meet executives from leading tech firms, including Google, Apple, and Amazon to discuss software security after the US suffered several major cyberattacks last year.

13 Jan 2022 5:52 pm
Microsoft Invests $50 Million in LanzaJet Alcohol-to-Jet Fuel Biorefinery

Microsoft is investing $50 million (roughly Rs. 370 crore)) in a LanzaJet facility in Georgia that will produce jet fuel from ethanol next year, LanzaJet said.

13 Jan 2022 5:42 pm
Google Offers to Exclude News Showcase From Search Results to End Probe in Germany

Google offered to exclude its Google News Showcase service from general search results in Germany to end an investigation by the local antitrust regulator, the authority said.

13 Jan 2022 5:37 pm
Moto Tab G70 With MediaTek Helio G90T SoC, 7,700mAh Battery, Dolby Atmos Launched

Moto Tab G70 has been launched in Brazil. The latest Motorola tablet features a MediaTek Helio G90T processor, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie sensor.

13 Jan 2022 5:11 pm
Lenovo Leads as Global PC Shipments Grew 15 Percent Year-on-Year in 2021, Followed by HP, Dell, Apple: Canalys

Global PC shipment has shown minimal growth in Q4 2021, as per a report by Canalys. The report shows that desktops, laptops, and workstation shipments had 1 percent year-on-year growth in the last quarter but 15 percent growth throughout the whole year. Lenovo topped the shipments chart and was followed by HP, Dell, Apple, and Acer, respectively.

13 Jan 2022 3:22 pm
TSMC to Boost Chip Spending in 2022, Sees Multi-Year Growth Ahead Due to Semiconductor Demand

TSMC expects strong growth to accelerate in coming years due to booming semiconductor demand, as the tech giant on Thursday reported a record quarterly profit and said it plans to spend at least a third more than last year.

13 Jan 2022 2:45 pm
Apple Watch Series 8 May Not Include Body Temperature, Blood Pressure, Glucose Sensors: Report

Apple Watch Series 8 may not feature a body temperature sensor, according to a recent newsletter by Bloombergs Mark Gurman. The upcoming smartwatch was previously believed to launch with a new body temperature monitoring sensor which could be used to track sleep and workouts more effectively, or used for fertility features. However, the feature could be delayed and...

13 Jan 2022 1:44 pm
Sony WF-1000XM4 True Wireless Earphones Review: Top-Tier Stuff

Sony has launched the WF-1000XM4 true wireless earphones in India, priced at Rs. 19,990. With active noise cancellation and support for the LDAC Bluetooth codec, is this the best pair of true wireless earphones you can buy right now? Find out in this review.

13 Jan 2022 1:22 pm
5G Wireless Aviation Impact Notices to Be Issued by US FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it will publish notices detailing the extent of the potential impact of new 5G wireless service on sensitive aircraft electronics.

13 Jan 2022 1:20 pm
Microsoft Hires Key Apple Engineer Mike Filippo to Design Server Chips

Microsoft hired a key Apple engineer to design its own chips for its servers, Bloomberg News reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

13 Jan 2022 12:40 pm
Sony WF-1000XM4 True Wireless Earphones With Noise Cancellation, LDAC Support Launched in India

Sony WF-1000XM4 true wireless earphones have been launched in India, priced at Rs. 19,990. The flagship TWS earphones feature active noise cancellation and support for the LDAC advanced Bluetooth codec, along with app support and other features.

13 Jan 2022 12:23 pm
iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max Pill-Shaped Hole-Punch Cutout Tipped Again, This Time With 2 Holes

Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Maxs alleged pill-shaped hole-punch cutout design has been leaked again. As per Ross Young, who is the CEO of DSCC, the pill-shaped cutout will have two holes, will be exclusive to Apple, and will not be similar to all the pill models from Huawei.

13 Jan 2022 11:08 am
iOS 15.2.1, iPadOS 15.2.1 Released to Fix HomeKit Denial-of-Service Vulnerability

iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 have been released by Apple for all compatible iPhone and iPad models as a minor update that fixes a known denial-of-service vulnerability existing in HomeKit.

13 Jan 2022 10:45 am
YouTube Lets Its Platform Be 'Weaponised' to Spread Misinformation, Fact Checkers Claim

More than 80 fact-checking organisations are calling on YouTube to address what they say is rampant misinformation on the platform.

13 Jan 2022 10:23 am
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (2021) Review: A Good Option for Serious Readers

The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is quite like the standard Paperwhite but caters to a more serious set of readers who will make better use of its higher storage capacity and fancy features such as wireless charging.

12 Jan 2022 8:00 pm
iPhone 14 Pro Starting Price Reportedly $100 Higher Than iPhone 13 Pro; Hole-Punch Design Tipped

iPhone 14 Pro starting price may be set at $100 (roughly Rs. 7,400) higher than iPhone 13 Pro, a tipster has claimed. In related news, a developer has shared an image that suggests how the pill-shaped hole-punch cutout may appear on the iPhone 14 Pro smartphone.

12 Jan 2022 7:27 pm
Wordle Rip-Off Appeared on App Store With Subscription Model, Pulled After Criticism

Wordle clone appeared on the App Store earlier this week. It was removed from the App Store shortly after gaining criticism over the paid model and identical gameplay.

12 Jan 2022 5:27 pm
PUBG: Battlegrounds Switches to Free-to-Play Model, Adds Tactical Gear, Action Queue With 15.2 Update

PUBG: Battlegrounds is switching to a free-to-play model for PC and console gamers, Krafton announced on January 12. The game has sold over 75 million copies so far, and will now be accessible to all players for free, with an option one-time, non-recurring upgrade to Battlegrounds Plus which grants access to custom and ranked game modes, as well as special in-game con...

12 Jan 2022 1:22 pm
Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) Smart Display With Multi-Room Control Launched in India

Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) was launched in India on Wednesday. It features an edgeless floating display design that doubles up a digital photo frame. The smart display features the same audio technology as Google Nest Audio. Furthermore, Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) is constructed using recycled materials.

12 Jan 2022 1:15 pm
Lenovo Legion Y90 Specifications Tipped via Alleged 3C Listing, Said to Get 68W Fast Charging Support

Lenovo Legion Y90 is currently under development and has now been spotted on China's 3C certification website. The listing suggests that it will feature 68W fast charging support. Earlier this month, Lenovo teased the design as well as some key specifications of its Legion Y90 smartphone.

12 Jan 2022 12:11 pm
PS5 Shortage: Sony Will Continue Producing PS4 Consoles Throughout 2022 to Navigate Supply Disruptions

Sony will continue producing PlayStation 4 consoles throughout 2022 as it navigates disruptions to the global supply chain that have limited output of its pricier PlayStation 5.

12 Jan 2022 11:22 am
Battlegrounds Mobile India Publisher Krafton Bans Over 70,000 Accounts for Cheating in a Week

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) publisher Krafton has banned just over 70,000 accounts in a weeks time. This ban is a part of the strict countermeasures taken against illegal activities in the game.

12 Jan 2022 11:19 am