Technology News for Monday 20th June 2022

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Jun 20th 2022

1. How Apple and Google plan to make your smartphone more personal

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If iOS 16 changes the lock screen experience on your iPhone, Android 13 will turn your smartphone into the main hub for all your digital cards and tickets. Both tech giants have a common vision to make smartphones deeply integrate with as many products as ...

2. Telegram Premium announced with 4GB file uploads, faster downloads and more


Telegram- which now has 700 million customers- is rolling out its Telegram Premium service, a new paid subscription that will offer exclusive additional features to subscribers. According to TechCrunch, the service will cost $4.99 per month.

3. [Infographic] At a Glance: Samsung ViewFinity S8 and Why It's a Perfect Fit for Content Creation

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With the ambition of 'the value of infinite viewing experience', ViewFinity, Samsung's high resolution monitor lineup will allow creative professionals including designers and content creators to improve their work productivity.

4. Samsung Electronics Extends 2022 ViewFinity Lineup to Empower Creative Professionals to Achieve More

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ViewFinity, a portmanteau of “View” and “Infinity,” is the new name for Samsung's high-resolution monitor line-up and denotes “The Value of Infinite Viewing Experience.” ViewFinity showcases Samsung's ambition to establish a new benchmark for high ...

5. Meta's latest VR headset prototypes will help it pass the 'Visual Turing test'


As explained by Zuckerberg and Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist of Meta's Reality Labs, creating the perfect VR headset involves perfecting four basic concepts. First, they need to reach a high resolution so you can have 20/20 VR vision (with no need for ...

6. LG Nova announces its Mission for the Future startup selectees.

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The companies represent new developments in the areas of Connected Health, Energizing Mobility, Smart Lifestyle, the Metaverse and Innovation for Impact, which the company describes as a general “socially impactful” tech category.

7. Aston Martin celebrates new era of performance with its most powerful line-up ever at Goodwood Festival of Speed


Aston Martin's limited and final-edition V12 Vantage to make public dynamic debut on Goodwood's famous hillclimb; DBX707, the world's fastest and most powerful ultra-luxury SUV to make public debut; Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar returns with its ...

8. NetEase Shares Plunge After Diablo Immortal Game Launch Is Postponed


Chinese gaming giant NetEase Inc. plunged the most in nine months after delaying the launch of Diablo Immortal in the world's biggest mobile app market, putting its sales recovery in question. Shares slumped almost 11% in Hong Kong, leading declines on ...

9. WhatsApp might soon borrow a feature from Instagram


WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature that will make the messaging app look and work a bit like Instragram. The Meta-owned messaging platform might soon let users view other people's status updates from the chat list. This feature is going to ...

10. New CarPlay Update Is Classic Apple Before It Invades A New Product Category

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And no, it isn't the much-talked-about VR and augmented reality headset it has been working on. It is the new expanded version of CarPlay it showed off which showcased a wild new interface for cars that extended beyond the infotainment screen to the ...

11. How to Watch the 100th Running of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb


More than 70 entrants will participate, including six drivers who share multiple King of the Mountain titles for quickest overall. Among them are five-time winner Rod Millen, his son and two-time king Rhys Millen, and current Time Attack 1 division record ...

12. South Korea drops 2%; China keeps benchmark lending rate unchanged


Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Monday. China's one-year and five-year loan prime rates were both left unchanged on Monday. Netease shares in the city skidded 6.22% in Monday afternoon trade after the firm announced a delay to the release of its ...

13. Change These Apple Watch Settings to Get the Most Out of Your Watch

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With just a few taps, you can customize the apps in your dock, turn off those reminders to breathe or add a Portrait Mode background photo. While these adjustments are small, they could go a long way in making your watch feel more personal and easy to use.

14. How Apple is updating mobile device management

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Apple Configurator for iPhone got a significant expansion. It's long been a manual method of enrolling iPhones and iPads in management rather than using automated or self-enrollment tools. The tool originally shipped as a Mac app ...

15. Diablo Immortal Chinese release delayed just days before launch


Blizzard's free-to-play dungeon crawler was set to launch in China on 23rd June. Yesterday, that no longer became the case, as local publisher NetEase claimed in a brief statetement that it now needed to "optimise" the game's experience.

16. Apple iOS 16: Apple Just Revealed The Coolest iPhone Upgrade Yet

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The next iPhone software, iOS 16, is going to have an amazingly cool feature. It'll be released in the fall, though public betas will start landing next month. Oh, and the new addition will come to the iPad in iPadOS, too.

17. Letter: Consumers have a right to know when they're talking to a chatbot


It probably speaks more to human anthropomorphism than the inherent capabilities of the technology. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are immensely capable technologies but data scientists and ethicists are agreed ( ...

18. Realme C30 to launch in India today: Battery, processor, camera, design, price and more


The smartphone is expected to be released in the low-cost category. In response to the same Realme tweet, "Texture is an art form! The back panel of the all-new and ultra-slim realmeC30 features a gorgeous textured stripe design. On the 20th of June, Naye ...

19. Telegram goes paid with 4GB file uploads, voice to text conversion features


Paid users can upload 4 GB files from 2 GB, download media and documents fasters, convert incoming voice messages into texts, use extra animated reactions and premium stickers, and advanced chat management options. They ...

20. Mark Zuckerberg has so many VR headset prototypes to show us


Meta'sMeta's Reality Labs division has revealed new prototypes in its roadmap toward lightweight, hyper-realistic virtual reality graphics. The breakthroughs remain far from consumer-ready, but the designs — codenamed Butterscotch, Starburst, ...

21. iOS 16 will let you bypass CAPTCHAs on some apps and websites


When iOS 16 comes out later this fall, you may notice that you don't have to deal with as many annoying CAPTCHAs asking you to slide a puzzle piece or distinguish between a hill and a mountain. That's because Apple's introducing a feature for its ...

22. Is the £552k Prodrive P25 the ultimate road-going Subaru Impreza rally car?


The P25 is based on the three-door bodyshell of the 22B, a special-edition Impreza created in 1998. Initially only 400 were built for the Japanese market, but demand for the 2.2-litre ...

23. The Ghost of Internet Explorer Will Haunt the Web for Years


Microsoft's legacy browser may be dead—but its remnants are not going anywhere, and neither are its lingering risks.