Technology News for Monday 17th January 2022

15 new stories

Jan 17th 2022

1. iPhone 13 does not support noise cancellation; here's why

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Apple has confirmed that the lack of noise cancellation feature on the iPhone 13 is not a bug. The company has intentionally disabled the setting for the 5G devices, and currently have no plans for changing it. Upon release, users noticed that their ...

2. Amazon, Flipkart Republic Day 2022 sales: Check best deals and discounts

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Here's a list of offers you can avail on Amazon and Flipkart, as part of their Republic Day sale. Advertisement. By: Tech ...

3. Apple requiring corporate, store employees to have COVID-19 boosters

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The company's policy requires workers to provide proof they've received a booster within four weeks of becoming eligible. Employees who dodge the booster requirement will reportedly have to submit to frequent COVID-19 testing to enter stores or offices.

4. Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G review: Hangs with the best of premium smartphones

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South Korean electronics maker Samsung opened its account for 2022 with a smartphone in its fan edition line-up. Named the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) 5G, the smartphone boasts an AMOLED screen of 120Hz refresh rate, Exynos 2100 system-on-chip, ...

5. Amazon Great Republic Day Sale — Best audio deals on headphones, speakers

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Here, Amazon is offering electronic devices, large appliances, laptops, smartphones and more products with discounts. SBI credit card customers can also get an additional 10% discount during this sale. There are smartphones from popular brands available ...

6. WhatsApp to bring more creative drawing tools for videos, images


With more than two billion active user bases across 100 plus countries, WhatsApp is the most popular messenger app in the world. However, it is a tough job to stay on top for long given how the competitors such as Signal, Telegram, and others have ...

7. Activision Blizzard Shows Why Companies Should Quickly Report And Respond To Allegations


In a crisis, timing is everything. As the unfolding situation at interactive gaming company Activision Blizzard shows, any delays in reporting or responding to situations can appear to make things worse, extend the crisis or further damage a company or ...

8. How to use two WhatsApp accounts on an iPhone


WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in India. It is used by billions of people around the globe on a daily basis. WhatsApp is a Meta-owned messaging app that allows users to enjoy several features messages from sharing messages to video ...

9. Amazon Great Republic Day Sale offering upto 70% on electronics. Check here

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Amazon Great Republic Day Sale can get 70% off on electronics and accessories like laptops, headphones, cameras, smartwatch and much more from top brands like HP, LG, Lenovo, Mi, JBL, boAt, Sony, Samsung, Amazfit, Canon, Fujifilm and many more.

10. iPhone SE With Larger 5.7-Inch Display Rumored to Launch as Early as 2023

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Apple is planning to release a fourth-generation iPhone SE with a larger 5.7-inch display as early as 2023, according to display industry consultant Ross Young, who has proven to be a reliable source of information for future Apple products.

11. UK Government Readies Anti-Encryption Publicity Campaign to 'Keep Children Safe' Online


The British Government is reportedly preparing a publicity attack on end-to-end encryption in an effort to mobilize public opinion against the technology by framing it as a child safety issue, with its main aim being to derail Facebook's plan to ...

12. The iPhone 13's noise cancellation is gone and not coming back


The feature could previously be found in the Audio/Video Accessibility settings and it's usually turned on by default. Its purpose is to “reduce ambient background noise on phone calls when you're holding the receiver ...

13. Amazon Great Republic Day 2022: OnePlus 9RT goes on sale

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OnePlus 9RT price in India starts at Rs 42,999 for the base 8GB RAM option · OnePlus 9RT specifications include a Snapdragon 888 SoC, a 4500 mAh battery with 65W fast charging. · Related stories · Watch.

14. OnePlus 9RT vs Xiaomi 11T Pro vs iQOO 7 Legend vs Realme GT 5G: Comparing India's best flagship killers


OnePlus just dropped a new smartphone in India's affordable flagship segment. For a price of Rs 42,999, the OnePlus 9RT brings flagship specifications, making it one of the country's first flagship killers to debut in 2022. However, the OnePlus 9RT ...

15. Apple complies with Dutch watchdog ruling on payment options in Netherlands

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Apple said on Saturday 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 Jan. 15 or face fines.