WHATSAPP FOR ANDROID, DESKTOP TO GET NEW FEATURES

The Android app will get new pencil and drawing  tools in a future update, while WhatsApp Desktop will get new chat bubble colors. The desktop app  also gets a new dark blue color that is only visible in dark theme mode. The instant messaging app is also testing a new emoji message reaction info tab […]

WHO says no evidence healthy children, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

Photo Credit: Fabrice Coffrini | Reuters At present, there is no evidence  that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine,  World Health Organization chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday.  Speaking at a news briefing, she said that while there seems to be some waning of vaccine immunity over time against […]

Samsung unveils Exynos 2200 with Xclipse GPU, based on AMD RDNA2 architecture

Samsung  today unveiled the Exynos 2200, its latest flagship chipset that will power  Galaxy S22 smartphones in certain regions. The new platform is based on  4nm EUV process technology and comes with a custom GPU called Xclipse.  It is based on the AMD RDNA2 architecture and as such is a “single hybrid graphics processor” that […]

There Are So Many Details From Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ You Probably Missed

Photo credit: Marvel Studios Marvel’s Eternals is a very different beast to many other MCU movies; directed by autheor Chloe Zhao,  is a slow-paced, meditative story that explores the emotional toll of immortality on a group of extraterrestrials who have lived on the fringes of human society for millennia. This departure from the familiar house […]

Oppo’s next flagship leaks with OnePlus-esque Hasselblad branding

Image Credit: Onleaks  Details about Oppo’s next flagship  are starting to gather. Multiple leaks suggest it will be called the Find X5 Pro, with a similar design to last year’s Find X3 Pro and specs broadly in line with the new OnePlus 10 Pro, now available in China. (OnePlus is now, of course,  treated as […]

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here’s what we know

Satellite images from JMA show the volcano eruption in Tonga on January 15. An undersea volcano near Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially threatening the ability of surveillance flights to assess  damage to the Pacific island nation following Saturday’s massive eruption and tsunami. The Australian Meteorological Service said a “major […]

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro ready to fire on all cylinders as January OTA update brings dozens of vital fixes

 Image Credit: Eric Zeman/ Android        Authority The January OTA pack for  Google Pixel 6 (“oropiole”) and Google Pixel 6 Pro (“raven”) has started rolling out. The software update brings fixes from December and January that should help  Pixel 6 series smartphones run at full speed after numerous bugs and problems seemed to […]