How to See How Much RAM Your Phone Has
Our smartphones are essentially like computers, which means that in addition to having a processor, they also have RAM. Want to see how much RAM your phone has? Here are the steps.

How to Make The Most Out of Google Photos
Google Photos is the most popular photo storage solution. Not just limited to Android’s market share, but Google Photos is technically the most convenient and easy to use option for most of the users.You can easily sync your photos automatically with unlimited storage for high-quality photos (till June 1st, 2021). Of course, when Google’s new policy comes in to effect, any photo or video you upload will be count against […]

TikTok Had A Vulnerability That Could Have Allowed Hackers To Steal Phone Numbers
It can be dangerous to associate your phone number with online services and apps, but sometimes some services do require it. The reason it’s dangerous is because should a data breach happen, it could result in phone numbers being leaked into the wild, which can then be used for malicious or harassment purposes.

Cyberpunk 2077’s Latest Update Actually Introduced A Game-Breaking Bug
Cyberpunk 2077 is plagued with a wide variety of bugs to the point where for console gamers, companies like Sony started to refund gamers for the game as it was essentially unplayable. On PC, it is much better, but it isn’t without its issues. The company did pledge to release major patches meant to fix the problems, but it seems to have brought new problems of its own.

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Apple Hit With Another Lawsuit Over ‘Batterygate’
Several years ago, it was discovered that Apple was secretly throttling the performance for some of its older iPhones. The company defended their decision, claiming that this was done to prevent phones with older and degraded batteries from shutting down at random, but the fact that it was initially done without users knowing about it felt suspect.

Makers Of The Sophia Robot Plan A Massive Rollout In 2021
The concept of robots aren’t new. We see them in factories where they help to make all kinds of products, but they are exactly common outside of those settings. Sure, you might see a couple if you go to Japan or Korea, but like we said, it’s not very often that you would encounter a robot in a home or in a shop.

Australian Company Builds A Hydrogen Battery Storage System For The Home
When it comes to sustainable energy, one of the ways of going about that is to use solar energy to bring power to a home. Companies like Tesla have also created devices like the Tesla Powerwall, which takes excess energy that the solar panels might have gathered and stores it, which can then be used for emergencies.

Facebook Users’ Phone Numbers Are Being Sold Through A Telegram Bot
If you ever associated your phone number with your Facebook account in the past couple of years, then you might want to take note that there is a chance your phone number could be shopped around online. This is according to a report from Motherboard in which they are reporting that a Telegram bot is selling access to a database containing these phone numbers.

Twitter Launches Birdwatch To Help Combat Fake News And Misinformation
Fake news and misinformation is a huge problem as some people do not necessarily bother reading or putting in the extra effort in researching before they share an article. This means that even if the person did not have the intention to spread fake news, it still happens all the same, and this is an issue that social media platforms have been trying to fix.

Hyundai Limits Human-To-Human Contact With Its DAL-e Robot
Right now, the pandemic is still going on all over the world. While the vaccinations have already begun, it is still generally advised that we should maintain social distancing. To help limit the amount of human-to-human interactions, and possibly to show off its technology, Hyundai has rolled out its DAL-e robot which they will begin piloting at the Hyundai Motor showroom in Seoul, South Korea.

Verizon Launches 5G mmWave Prepaid Plans For The iPhone 12
For those who might be unfamiliar, 5G is not equal. There currently exists two types of 5G – sub-6GHz and mmWave. The former offers wider coverage, while the latter has a shorter range but offers faster speeds. For those who might happen to live in urban areas that are within mmWave range, you might be interested in Verizon’s latest plans.

HBO Max Could Be Developing A Harry Potter TV Series
With Amazon taking the Lord of the Rings franchise and turning it into a TV series, it seems that the folks at HBO are also looking to do something similar with a massively popular franchise – Harry Potter. A report from Variety is claiming that a new Harry Potter TV series could be in development at HBO Max.

Amazon Alexa Can Now Automatically Turn Off Your Lights When You’re Sleeping
Usually before you fall asleep, you would turn off the lights. However, sometimes you might be too tired and fall asleep without realizing it, and you’ve left the lights on through the night which can eventually rack up a pretty hefty electricity bill. Thankfully, if you have an Amazon Alexa-enabled device in your home, it can help you on that front.

Microsoft Walks Back Decision To Increase Xbox Live Gold Price
Given that a subscription to Microsoft’s Xbox Live Gold is required to play online games on the console, it’s safe to say that Microsoft is earning a pretty decent amount. This is why it does come across as tempting to increase the price, where even a $1 increase could mean millions in revenue generated every month.

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 6 Could Come With A Blood Oxygen Monitor
The Xiaomi Mi Band is a very basic fitness device. It measures your heart rate, it tracks your steps, calories, and so on. It’s as simple as it gets and that’s not a bad thing, especially when you consider its price. However, according to the latest rumors, it seems that the next-gen Mi Band could come with a killer feature.

Next-Gen Samsung And Apple Smartwatches Could Measure Blood Sugar Levels
For years, it has been rumored that Apple has been trying to come up with a way to introduce a painless and bloodless method of blood sugar monitoring in the Apple Watch. It turns out that maybe this could be that year, or at least that’s what a report from Korea’s ETNews is claiming.

5G Capable MacBook In The Works, But Don’t Expect To See It So Soon
With our smartphones and tablets being able to connect to the internet using cellular connectivity, we actually have to wonder why such a feature isn’t as widely-available in laptops. There are cellular-capable laptops, but oddly enough, they aren’t as common as one might think even though the benefits of such devices are pretty obvious.

Apple Advises Against Putting The iPhone 12 Too Close To Pacemakers
A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that a study had suggested that Apple’s iPhone 12 with the addition of the MagSafe magnets had the potential to interfere with medical implants such as pacemakers. The company had previously had a support document in which it was suggested that MagSafe is not expected to “pose a greater risk of interference”.

Microsoft Takes Aim At Apple In New Surface Pro 7 Ad
Microsoft and Apple’s rivalry dates back decades, even though Microsoft did help Apple through a tough time when Microsoft’s then-CEO, Bill Gates, bought $150 million worth of non-voting shares of Apple, and also gave them free-access to use Microsoft Office on Apple’s Mac computers.

Netflix’s Android App Updated With ‘Studio Quality’ Audio
One of the problems with listening to audio on our smartphones is that it isn’t quite as good compared to dedicated speakers or even a proper set of headphones. This is because speakers on our smartphones are tiny and given the size of our phones, it doesn’t leave a lot of space for it to vibrate, which in turns does affect the overall sound quality.

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