Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Friday launched its Mi 10-series smartphones for the international markets via an online-only event. In addition to the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 phones that were already unveiled by the company in China, Xiaomi introduced the Mi 10 Lite as its most affordable 5G phone in a surprise announcement. Unlike the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10, both of which share some specifications and are high-end phones, Mi 10 Lite 5G is a mid-range smartphone. In this article, we take a look at how the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi 10 Lite
We have been hearing about Samsung Galaxy M11 for over three months now and while the smartphone is yet to an official debut, perhaps because of the coronavirus outbreak, a new leak has surfaced online, claiming to bring us another look at this upcoming Samsung smartphone. The leak includes various official-looking renders of the Galaxy M11 as well as the alleged specifications of the phone. To recall, Samsung Galaxy M11 was last reportedly spotted in the database of a Taiwanese regulator and the listing tipped the presence of 5,000mAh battery in the phone.
The latest set of Samsung Galaxy M11
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all.
The app industry saw a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s “State of Mobile” annual report. People are now spending 3 hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a combined $544 billion valuation, 6.5x higher than those without a
Apple has expressed a profound interest in augmented reality in recent years, making a major push into the space with frameworks like ARKit and RealityKit, creative tools like Reality Composer and Reality Converter, and hardware like the LiDAR Scanner on the new iPad Pro and likely some iPhone 12 models.
Multiple reports have indicated that Apple also plans to release a combination AR/VR headset by 2021 or 2022, and MacRumors has uncovered significant evidence of this project in a leaked build of iOS 14 that has been circulating.
MacRumors has obtained a photo from iOS 14 of what appears to
An Internet firm is ending the automated registration of website names that include words or phrases related to the COVID-19 pandemic, an attempt to combat coronavirus-related fraud. Los Angeles-based Namecheap made the pledge after a federal judge in Texas ordered the takedown of a website the US Department of Justice accused of stealing credit card information while offering fake coronavirus vaccine kits. The website allegedly offered what it claimed were World Health Organization vaccine kits in exchange for a $4.95 “shipping charge.”
Earlier this year, personalized news aggregation app Flipboard expanded into local news. The feature brought local news, sports, real estate, weather, transportation news and more to 23 cities across the U.S. Today, Flipboard is bringing local news to 12 more U.S. metros and is adding critical coronavirus local coverage to all of the 35 supported locales.
The 12 new metros include the following: Baltimore, Charlotte, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Orlando, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, St. Louis and Tampa Bay.
They join the 23 cities that were already supported: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los