Technology News for Friday 17th June 2022

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Jun 17th 2022

1. Rally2 vs WRC: Why they're developed differently

Domain: dirtfish.com

The fundamentals are the same: you want to tune a rally car to be as fast, but also as reliable, as possible. But developing a car that'll compete for World Rally Championship titles and victories is different from dialing in one that'll be competing ...

2. Quordle 144: Answers, hints and clues for Quordle on 17 June 2022

Domain: economictimes.indiatimes.com

Today is Friday, and you are already in a weekend mood, but till you solve the Quordle answer, you don't feel up to doing anything else. When that feeling is all over your brain, it means you have progressed to be a lexophile.

3. Snap tests Snapchat Plus, a paid tier for special features and experiments

Domain: techcrunch.com

Snapchat is testing a paid subscription tier for its social network called Snapchat Plus (or Snapchat+), which would give users early access to experimental features like pinning certain conversations and exclusive icons. The company hasn't specified ...

4. Critical New Security Update For Millions Of Windows 10, 11 & Server Users

Domain: forbes.com | Companies: Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed three issues that some users are experiencing following the installation of the June 14 Windows update. While a 'sooner rather than late' approach to patching security vulnerabilities remains the prudent advice, it is ...

5. Samsung announces 24-month 'No Cost EMI' offer on smartphones, Check details

Domain: livemint.com | Companies: Samsung

South Korean tech giant Samsung on 17 June announced a 24 month 'No Cost EMI' offer on flagship Galaxy smartphones. According to the company statement, this is the first time an offer of this kind is available on on Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 3 ...

6. An engineer's browser 'grave' for Internet Explorer goes viral

Domain: thehindu.com | Companies: Southern

In honour of the browser's "death", a gravestone marked with its signature "e" logo was set up on the rooftop of a cafe in South Korea's southern city of Gyeongju by engineer Kiyoung Jung, 38.

7. The US needs a common charger, Dems say

Domain: theverge.com

A group of Senate Democrats is calling on the US Commerce Department to follow Europe's lead in forcing all smartphone manufacturers to build devices that adhere to a universal charging standard. In a Thursday letter addressed to Commerce Secretary ...

8. The original Pokémon Snap for N64 is coming to Nintendo Switch Online next week

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Nintendo

The Expansion Pack subscription offers a number of other benefits, including access to a library of Sega Genesis games and DLC for Splatoon 2, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. But after ...

9. FAA says Verizon and AT&T will soon be able to use the good 5G

Domain: theverge.com

The Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, says it expects AT&T and Verizon to be able to more or less fully roll out their 5G C-band networks by July 2023, after multiple delays due to concerns about the radio waves affecting vital safety equipment ...

10. How to Install Windows 11 22H2 Update Right Now

Domain: tomshardware.com | Companies: Microsoft

Although Build 22621 is labeled as a Release Preview, this is the final version of the software update that Microsoft will push to the general public in waves. How to Get the Windows 11 22H2 Update: ...

11. Lawmakers push for universal chargers for smartphones, mobile devices

Domain: usatoday.com

"We cannot allow the consumer electronics industry to prioritize proprietary and inevitably obsolete charging technology over consumer protection and environmental health," reads an excerpt from the letter. 'End of an era':Microsoft retires ...

12. The 13 Top New Features in Android 13—and How to Install It

Domain: wired.com

Android 13 is the next version of Google's mobile operating system (internally code-named Tiramisu for all you dessert fans), and as per usual, it brings a range of new features and upgrades to Android phones and tablets. We've been playing around with ...