Technology News for Friday 1st July 2022

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Jul 01st 2022

1. Today's Quordle: Hints & Answer for Quordle 158, July 1

Domain: economictimes.indiatimes.com

Quordle is a puzzle game in which the players have to guess words of five letters every day. Different colour indicators such as green, yellow and grey show you whether your move is correct or not. The game has a twist: the players must guess four of ...

2. Today's Wordle: Hints & Answer for Wordle #377, July 1

Domain: economictimes.indiatimes.com

The Wordle answer for today is not an easy one. In fact, it might be one of the hardest ones of this week. As per the WordleBot tool of NYT, it takes an average of 3.8 guesses for the users to get it right. While this may suggest that it is more ...

3. Explained: 5 ways in which the iPhone changed the world in 15 years

Domain: indianexpress.com | Companies: Apple

In 2007, when Steve Jobs told the world that Apple had “reinvented the phone” and called it the iPhone, little did we know that he was actually being prophetic and not pushing more marketing spiel that tech companies are well-known to indulge in.

4. Apple Store is down in the US, but we don't know why

Domain: mashable.com | Companies: Apple

The Apple Store is only down in the U.S. and available in other markets, which is odd for a product launch. However, a new Apple product should be launching, and Apple's said it should be launching in July: The new, M2-equipped MacBook Air.

5. Sharpen your credit card, the Apple Store is down

Domain: techcrunch.com | Companies: Apple

At June's WWDC, Apple launched a slew of new and exciting products, only to mention that they'd be available to order at some point later this month. Well, as the end of the month draws closer by the minute, it looks like Apple is updating its store, ...

6. Samsung's cloud gaming hub brings Xbox, Twitch and more to newest smart TVs

Domain: techcrunch.com | Companies: Nvidia, Samsung

Samsung announced yesterday that it is bridging its hardware and software for a better gaming experience, bringing the Samsung Gaming Hub to its 2022 lineup of smart TVs and monitors. Game streaming content on the hub includes Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce Now, ...

7. Google's Switch to Android iOS app supports all Android 12 devices

Domain: business-standard.com | Companies: Google

According to GSM Arena, even though, to put it mildly, Google may overestimate the number of users who convert from iOS to Android, it sure is helpful to have such a convenient switching option.

8. OnePlus Nord 2T 5G with MediaTek Dimensity 1300 launched: Know price, specs

Domain: business-standard.com

The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G will be available in up to 12GB RAM and 256GB on-board storage from July 5. Here are the smartphone's variants detail, price in India, and specifications. Topics.

9. Xiaomi Band 7 Pro, Xiaomi Book Pro to launch alongside 12S series on July 4

Domain: business-standard.com

A 14-inch, 4K laptop with a small and light design will be released in 2022 by Xiaomi. Xiaomi posted a picture of the device's side profile, which reveals a metal unibody, a USB-C port, and a headphone jack, as reported by GSM Arena.

10. Apple hikes Japan price of iPhone by nearly a fifth

Domain: channelnewsasia.com | Companies: Apple

TOKYO : Apple Inc has hiked by nearly a fifth the cost of its flagship iPhone phone in Japan, which is battling a weakening yen currency and rising inflation. The Cupertino, California-based manufacturer's entry level iPhone 13 now costs 117,800 yen ...

11. A Souped-Up Gene Promoter Stops Heat from Sapping Plant Defenses

Domain: hhmi.org

Plants' immune defenses falter during heat waves, rendering them more vulnerable to insects and pathogens under climate change. HHMI scientists have now figured out why high temperatures knock out a key defense system and they've come up with a ...

12. OnePlus Nord 2T to launch soon in India, check what to expect

Domain: livemint.com

With the announcement of Nord series, One Plus has taken a leap in the smartphones sector. The brand is now going to launch OnePlus Nord 2T and cutting-edge features at drool-worthy prices is all expected by the OnePlus enthusiasts.

13. Wordle 377 for July 1 is a tough one to solve. Check hints, clues and answer here

Domain: livemint.com

The weekend is almost here and Wordle is back yet again with an interesting word of the day. Today's Wordle answer is one of those tricky words that we seldom used in our everyday conversations, so players may find the word tough to solve.

14. OnePlus Nord 2T set to enter Indian shores. Everything you need to know

Domain: livemint.com

The OnePlus Nord 2T is set to be released in India in 2022. Adding to their list of flagship phones, this smartphone of the Nord series is set to posses “everything you could ask for in a smartphone". The announcement of the launch was made by the ...

15. Ed Yong on the wondrous world of animal senses

Domain: nature.com

In the first episode of our new series Nature hits the books, science journalist Ed Yong joins us to talk about his new book An Immense World, which takes a journey though the weird and wonderful realm of animal senses.

16. Four SEGA Genesis games added for Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack members

Domain: nintendo.com | Companies: Nintendo

Experience an action game in a visually striking setting based on American comic books. A comic artist finds himself lost in the Comix Zone and must battle his way through panels of mutants to escape it!

17. Nintendo set up us the 4 new Sega Genesis games for Switch Online

Domain: polygon.com | Companies: Nintendo

Comix Zone, the side-scrolling action game built around comic book panel structure. Play as hero/comic artist/martial arts master Sketch Turner, who finds himself trapped in the comic book world he created and must fight his way out.

18. Formula 1 pushes reset with new cars, and F1 22 responds beautifully

Domain: polygon.com

LikeLike the drivers in real life, I've had to learn all over again how to drive a Formula One car. Ordinarily, the makers of an iterative sports title like F1 22 would avoid overhauling fundamental gameplay. But all-new F1 cars, with new aerodynamics ...

19. Amazon and BT share UK rights to European soccer

Domain: reuters.com | Companies: Amazon

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com · Amazon wins first UK Champions League rights · BT loses exclusivity but pays less in new three-year deal · BBC secures highlights package.

20. Algorithm predicts crime a week in advance, but reveals bias in police response

Domain: sciencedaily.com

Date: June 30, 2022; Source: University of Chicago; Summary: A new computer model uses publicly available data to predict crime accurately in eight U.S. cities, while revealing increased police response in wealthy neighborhoods at the expense of less ...

21. Former Google CEO Describes 'Brutal' Review Process For New Projects

Domain: searchenginejournal.com | Companies: Google

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt shares details about the “brutal” review process employees had to go through when pitching ideas for new products. During a Q&A session at the Collision conference in Toronto, Schmidt was asked about his approach to ...

22. Amazon and BBC break BT stranglehold on Champions League football

Domain: theguardian.com | Companies: Amazon

Under the deal, BT will continue to have exclusive UK broadcast rights to the Europa League and Europa Conference League, meaning a total of 533 games including Champions League matches – a 27% increase reflecting the expansion of the Uefa club ...

23. OnePlus launches Nord 2T with 32MP selfie lens, 80W charging

Domain: thehindu.com

OnePlus Nord 2T is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 processor coupled with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Nord 2T runs on Android 12 out of the box with the OxygenOS 12.1 skin on top of it.

24. Instagram tests turning videos into Reels

Domain: thehindubusinessline.com

Instagram is experimenting with a change that converts video posts on the platform into Reels. A TechCrunch report quoted Meta spokesman saying, “We are testing this feature as part of our efforts to simplify and improve the video experience on ...

25. You should probably skip the base M2 MacBook Pro model

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Apple

It's because Apple opted to just use one 256GB NAND flash storage chip instead of two 128GB chips as found on the M1. The move, likely a cost-saving one, means none of the reading and writing can happen in parallel across two chips.

26. TikTok assures Republicans it's working to protect US data security

Domain: theverge.com

After years of mounting pressure, TikTok provided US lawmakers with more details into how it limits Chinese access to American data in a new letter dated Thursday. In a letter addressed to nine of the app's most prominent Republican critics, TikTok CEO ...

27. You can now play the 'all your base are belong to us' game on Switch

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Nintendo

Zero Wing, which features the classic line “all your base are belong to us” during its introductory cutscene, is now available to play on the Sega Genesis app that's accessible with a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription.

28. If only humans could sense the world the way animals do

Domain: washingtonpost.com

With “An Immense World,” Yong, a science journalist at the Atlantic, pulls together these findings with the promise of giving readers a scientifically based glimpse into what it would be like to be another animal.