Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 09 2021

Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 09 2021

 LAVA brings customizable smartphones in IndiaIndian company Lava International is now entering into the market with their latest series of smartphones. On 7th January the company announced 4 new ‘Made in India’ smartphones: Lava Z1, Z2, Z4 and Z6 and also Lava myZ which will be India’s first customizable smartphone offering program. While the other 4 smartphones come with default specifications, with Lava myZ buyers can customize phone’s RAM, storage, front and rear camera and the color. The ‘Made-to-order’ concept for smartphones will allow buyers to pick and drop specifications on their phone as per their choice on select devices…
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Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 06 2021

 Co-WIN app to be used for COVID-19 India vaccination programOn Sunday, the Drug Control General of India (DCGI) approved two COVID-19 vaccines for use including the COVISHIELD and COVAXIN. In order to start and track the vaccination in a systematic way, the health ministry of India has developed the Co-WIN app to monitor real-time COVID vaccine delivery to the citizens. The Health Secretary Mr. Rajesh Bhushan announced that through the app anyone can register themselves to get vaccinated. It was announced that the first phase of the vaccination would include frontline workers and people who are above the age of…
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Whatsapp Web Dark Mode: How to enable it

Dark mode for Whatsapp which was only available on it's Mobile app is now available on its web based platform. Dark theme is finally available on Whatsapp Web and Whatsapp Desktop app.Here is how to enable it:How to enable Dark Mode theme on WhatsApp Web Update your WhatsApp mobile application from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Open web.whatsapp.com or your WhatsApp desktop app. Verify your WhatsApp account with the WhatsApp Web QR code. Tap on the three dots located on the top right corner of the left window, where all your contacts are showing up. Tap…
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#boycottChinaMobiles: Is India ready for it?

Recently India and China are standing face-to-face with each other, with China creating tension across the LAC (Line of Actual Control) near Ladakh region. Indian Army has confirmed that 20 Indian soldiers attained martyrdom in the standoff between India and China. ANI reported that Indian intercepts reveal that Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured in a face-off in the Galwan valley.Amongst these high tension times, Indian citizens are now filled with rage and anger towards China. People are now demanding a ban on Chinese products import and boycotting chinese products and services available in India. Several…
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One Plus to Launch ‘Affordable Smartphone Line’: One Plus Lite Z

One Plus who once famous for its affordable premium devices, recently has been increasing it's price leaving behind the 'affordable' tag. With One Plus 8 price starting from 45000 INR and One Plus 8 Pro price starting from 55000 INR, the company is now bearing medium to high range devices flag.However company is now trying to capture back its customer loyalty by bringing a new series of affordable smartphones. This new series will launch initially in India and Europe with plan to expand in North America in near future.Company CEO, Pete Lau, announced this news on company's official site. Per…
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Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition: Scheduled to be launched on July 2 in India

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., in collaboration with global pop music and cultural sensation, BTS, today revealed the Galaxy S20+ 5G BTS Edition and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition, giving an exclusive opportunity for fans worldwide to connect more closely than ever with their favorite band.The new design of the Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition features a purple glass and metal exterior. The Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition and Buds+ charging case, also available in purple, carry the band’s logo and purple heart iconography, allowing fans all over the world to show their devotion through their smartphone and wearables.The Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition comes…
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Call of Duty: Mobile surpassed PUBG Mobile with more than 250 millions downloads

  With increase in sales of mid to high end performance mobile devices graphic intensive game such as Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG Mobile, Fortnite etc are in huge demand over app stores. According to a blog at Sensor Tower, one of the popular Battle Royale mobile game Call of Duty: Mobile from Activision has surpassed 250 million downloads worldwide. This total represents installs of all the game’s versions, including those operated by Activision-Blizzard and its international publishing partners. The game was launched on 1 October 2019.Call of Duty: Mobile has proven most popular in the United States, where it has…
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AMD Launches Ryzen ‘XT’ variants of its popular processors: 3900x, 3800x and 3600x

AMD and Intel recently are tackling head to head in CPU market with AMD recently firing back at Intel with its 3 new XT series Ryzen 3000 processors.AMD Ryzen™ 9 3900XTAMD Ryzen™ 7 3800XTAMD Ryzen™ 5 3600XT These 3 desktop processors are based on AMD's latest Zen 2 architecture with 7nm chip fabrication process. There has been an increase of extra 100 to 200 MHz standard boost frequency while number of cores, threads, L3 Cache capacity and TDP ratings remains same. AMD claims all these processor have improved energy efficiencies. Similar to their predecessors, all these processors need discrete graphics…
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