Technology News for Tuesday 2nd August 2022

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Aug 02nd 2022

1. iQOO 9T launched in India with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1: Check details

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The phone also comes with a number of flagship features including 120W fast charging, a 50MP triple camera and more. Here's all you need to know about the phone. iQOO ...

2. Diablo Immortal Player Says He Can't Get A Match After Spending $100000 [Update]

Domain: kotaku.com

Diablo Immortal's pay-to-win mechanics have been controversial since the game launched back in June. Now they've also apparently broken the game for at least one YouTuber who reportedly spent over $100,000 on beefing up his Barbarian character.

3. Insta360 mounted a 4K webcam on a three-axis gimbal

Domain: techcrunch.com

There's still plenty of room to shake things up in webcam land. Truth is, we're 2.5 years into this thing, and virtual meetings are probably just going to be the norm from here on out. Shenzhen-based Insta360 — best known for its action and 360-cameras — ...

4. Sheryl Sandberg officially stepped down as Meta COO on August 1, filing shows

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Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a press conference in. Image Credits: Dominic Lipinski - PA Images / Contributor / Getty Images. We knew ...

5. Logitech Is Developing Cloud Gaming Handheld With Xbox, GeForce Now Support

Domain: cnet.com

Cloud gaming lets you stream PC and console games on any device as long as you have a reliable internet connection. The companies didn't reveal any details about the price or an exact release date, nor did they give us a look at the device.

6. 'Halo Infinite' Was Scaled Back Significantly From Original Ambitions, Says Joe Staten

Domain: forbes.com

One of the weirdest aspects of the Halo Infinite campaign for me was the final section, where there's one giant portion of the map still hovering around, and yet when you finally arrive there, you're just given a liner mission or two and that's it.

7. Mixed reality headset helps measure forests

Domain: futurity.org | Companies: Microsoft

To measure vegetation in the wild, researchers set up a Microsoft HoloLens as a mixed-reality sensor to feed their application called VegSense. A proof-of-concept study by Rice University graduate student Daniel Gorczynski and bioscientist Lydia ...

8. How to keep your Gmail inbox in check by using filters

Domain: gadgetsnow.com

Filters are a folder-like feature of Gmail. These filters allow you to label messages, archive, delete, star, and forward mail automatically. You can create common filters or search your emails to find all of the emails that match that specific criteria.

9. Browser synchronization abuse: Bookmarks as a covert data exfiltration channel

Domain: helpnetsecurity.com

Some attackers have also recently managed to exploit Chrome's syncing feature and use an extension to connect their computer directly to a targeted workstation, creating a covert channel for remote data manipulation, but also (concievably) for data ...

10. Big Zomato investor to sell $373 mn shares

Domain: livemint.com

MUMBAI : A large Zomato Ltd shareholder, likely Uber, has put up shares worth at least $373 million for sale through a block deal, according to deal terms seen by Mint, even as the food aggregator's shares surged the maximum daily limit of 20% on ...

11. Apple Admits Studio Display Experiencing Speaker Issues, Offers Only Temporary Fix

Domain: macrumors.com | Companies: Apple

Apple has admitted that customers using the Studio Display may experience audio-related issues, including sound unexpectedly and abruptly cutting out, audio playing at a high speed, distorted audio quality, and choppy playback.

12. iQOO 9T Review in Five Minutes

Domain: moneycontrol.com | Companies: Qualcomm

The iQOO 9T arrives as the first smartphone in India to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. The iQOO 9T price in India is set at Rs 49,999 for the base 8GB/128GB model and Rs 54,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant. Let's take a brief look at the ...

13. iFixit and Samsung are now selling repair parts for some Galaxy devices

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Samsung

Samsung and Fixit have launched their repair program that lets Galaxy S20, S21, and Tab S7 Plus owners buy replacement parts for their devices and access guides on how to do DIY fixes. The program still has most of the caveats that my colleague Umar ...

14. Apple should have followed Google's Pixel 6A playbook with the iPhone SE

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Apple

It uses the same chipset as the company's much more expensive flagships, and it includes an IP67 rating, a very good 12-megapixel camera, and a long lifespan ahead of it with software support for many years to come.

15. The 2021 Apple iPad is one of the best tablets we've tried and Amazon has it for less than $300

Domain: usatoday.com | Companies: Apple, Amazon

The ninth-generation Apple iPad can be a notepad and a laptop—both for. — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed's editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission ...