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Get Android 10 on Redmi Note 7/7S with OxygenOS port

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 smartphone in India last year in February running MIUI 10.2 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie) and launched the updated Redmi Note 7S with 48 MP rear camera later in May running MIUI 10.2 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7S share same codename ‘lavender’, MIUI 11 update for both the devices were rolled out in November. Redmi Note 7 started receiving Android 10 in China last month but MIUI Global ROM is still based o...
Tags: Android, China, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Geekbench, MIUI, Redmi Note, Custom Rom, Redmi Note 7 Pro Android 10, Redmi Note 7 Android 10, Redmi Note 7S Android 10, Redmi Note 7 Oxygen OS, Redmi Note 7 Pro Oxygen OS, Redmi Note 7S Oxygen OS

Apple patents describes smart home system that can automatically configure itself

The truly smart home future is near as more and more companies invest into technologies that enable seamless smart home experiences. At the moment, the experience is finicky at best, but they may change in the future as an Apple patent posted on February 13th describes a truly smart home that can configure itself without user intervention. At the moment, the smart home space is a mess, with multiple standards, communication protocols and different brands coming with their won designs that a...
Tags: Apple, News, Blogging, Rumors, Apple truly smart home patent

Panasonic ‘Miraie’ IoT and AI enabled platform launched in India

Panasonic, a diversified technology brand launched several products in India last year including smartphones and this year, the brand has forayed into Connected Living Solutions with the launch of its IoT & AI-enabled platform - 'Miraie.', and it includes a range of connected products. Under Miraie platform, a range of connected products like Connected Air Conditioners, Smart Door Bell and Plugs & Switches will be available. This IoT and AI-enabled platform takes advantage of Google's Voice...
Tags: Google, Amazon, News, India, Blogging, Panasonic, Bangalore, Alexa, South East Asia, Panasonic India, Manish Sharma, Panasonic Miraie, Panasonic Miraie AI IoT platform, Connected Living Solutions, Miraie, Connected Air Conditioners Smart Door Bell

OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 OxygenOS 10.3.1 update brings January Android security patch, Jio VoWiFi support and more

OnePlus has finally started rolling out OxygenOS 10.3.1 [India] / 10.0.7 [EU and Global] for the OnePlus 7T Pro and OxygenOS 10.3.1 [India] / 10.0.4 [EU and Global] for the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 smartphones that bring January Android security patch, VoWiFi support for Jio users, Cricket scores card in Shelf and lots more. As usual, OnePlus said that the OTA will have a staged rollout to limited number of users today randomly and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making s...
Tags: Android, News, Eu, Blogging, Ram, Oneplus, Ota, OnePlus 7 OxygenOS 10.3.1, OnePlus 7 Pro OxygenOS 10.3.1, OnePlus 7T Pro OxygenOS 10.3.1, Network India Only Integrated, Jio Sim Cloud Service

E-A-T: How Google Ranks Your Reputation

I know, I know, I know. It’s been said so many times before on this blog that it’s almost becoming cliche. If you live by the Google, you’ll die by the Google. This is true, of course, because if you rely completely on the search engine to deliver traffic to your website, you’ll always be at the mercy of the algorithm. It could all disappear overnight. At the same time, it’s also undeniable that Google can be a tremendous source of traffic and you’d be foolish to overlook it. When most people th...
Tags: Google, Blogging, New York Times, Orange County, The Net, Search Engine Journal

MIUI Launcher update brings App Drawer support — Here’s how to get it

[Update, Feb 14, 2020]: Xiaomi has started rolling out a new update with version RELEASE- which brings App Drawer and App Categories to MIUI Launcher. You can download the APK manually from here and install it on your device in case you don't have the update on your device yet. [gallery size="large" ids="304943,304944,304945"] Earlier: Xiaomi’s MIUI is well-known for the customizations it offers, despite being user-friendly and customizable, people had some complaints wit...
Tags: News, China, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, MIUI, MIUI Launcher, MIUI Launcher Xiaomi, MIUI launcher app drawer

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 122: Understanding Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

A child spends a fortune on in-app purchases, the CIA has been running a fake company providing encryption services, and beware of public lockers. We then take a deep dive into blockchain technology and cryptocurrency; if you've been wondering what Bitcoin is, we explain (almost) everything.
Tags: Security, Podcast, Tech, Blogging, Cia, Intego Mac

Xiaomi delays Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro global launch, will hold separate event in Europe soon

Update: Xiaomi unveiled the Mi 10 series in China yesterday. Since GSMA has cancelled the MWC Barcelona 2020 due to coronavirus concerns, Xiaomi has announced that it has delayed the launch of Mi 10 series that was originally planned for February 23rd at the MWC in Spain. It will hold a separate event in Europe at a later date, said the company. To all our Mi Fans, users, partners and friends from the media, following GSMA's decision to cancel #MWC2020, #Xiaomi will also delay our global pr...
Tags: Europe, News, China, Spain, Blogging, Xiaomi, GSMA, MWC Barcelona, Xiaomi Mi 10, Xiaomi Mi 10 launch date

Xiaomi introduces AIoT Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax Router AX3600, GaN Type-C 65W charger and Bluetooth speaker with 30W wireless charging and more

Along with the Mi 10 smartphone Xiaomi also introduced several accessories in China including AIoT Router AX3600 with Wi-Fi 6 support, GaN Type-C 65W fast charger, Bluetooth speaker with support for 30W wireless fast charging and Active Cooling fan for phones. Xiaomi AIoT Router AX3600 features and specifications 574Mbps 802.11ax 2 × 2  2.4G / 2402Mbps 802.11 ax Wi-Fi 4 × 4 5GHz Protocol: IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ax, IEEE 802.3 / 3u / 3ab 1GHz quad-core IPQ8071A processor + 1....
Tags: News, China, Blogging, Xiaomi, Xiaomi Router AX3600

Gmail for iOS now lets users add attachments from Apple’s Files app

As Apple makes iOS and iPadOS more user-friendly with regard to sharing documents and files via third party applications, Gmail for iOS has finally integrated the option to add attachments in mails from Apple's Files app from Gmail itself. With the new update, Gmail users on both iOS and iPadOS will be able to directly add attachments from the Files app in iOS. Earlier, if users needed to share documents or files that were stored locally in their Apple device, they would need to navigate ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, News, Blogging, Gmail iOS Files app integration

Samsung Galaxy A30 Android 10 One UI 2.0 stable update starts rolling out in India

After rolling out update to Galaxy M20 and M30 phones back in December, Samsung has started rolling out stable version of One UI 2.0, the next major One UI update based on Android 10 for its Galaxy A30 in India. It was supposed to get the update in January 2020, according to its schedule, but the company has delayed it a bit. This brings Clean and easy-to-use interface with minimized pop-ups, New, smarter layout for a visually comfortable experience, enhanced Dark Mode, Focus Mode, Intuitive D...
Tags: Google, News, India, Samsung, Blogging, Core, Samsung Galaxy A30, Samsung Galaxy A30 Android 10, Samsung Galaxy A30 Android 10 update, Calculator Samsung Internet Samsung Health

Global smartphone shipments with embedded hardware security grows by 39% YoY in 2019: Report

In recent times, we have seen a push towards smartphone manufacturers taking the security of their devices more seriously. According to a report, about one-third of global smartphones sold in 2019 had some level of embedded hardware security chips in them, with Apple continuing to be in the lead. Evident from their marketing, the company that leads the market share of secure devices is Apple with a nearly 42% share in 2019. Since the iPhone 5s, Apple has been embedding a Secure Enclave (e...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Samsung, Blogging, Huawei, Qualcomm, Handsets, Kirin, SPU, PUF

Essential is shutting down, Essential phone PH-1 won’t get any future updates

Back in 2017, Android creator Andy Rubin launched the Essential brand and the Essential Phone PH-1 was the company's first smartphone. After almost 3 years, the company is shutting down and it confirmed that the PH-1 smartphone won't be receiving future updates. Post-2017, there was no new launch from the brand and late last year, the company introduced 'Project GEM' which was a new mobile experience that the hardware, software and cloud teams built and tested over the past few years. Howev...
Tags: News, Blogging, Handsets, Andy Rubin, Newton Mail, Essential is dead, Essential PH-1 dead, Essential shut down

Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display, Snapdragon 865, up to 12GB RAM, 108MP quad rear cameras announced

Xiaomi just announced Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, the company's latest flagship smartphones at an event in China as it has promised.  These pack a 6.67-inch Full HD+ curved AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, DC dimming, 4096-level screen brightness adjustment, is powered by Snapdragon 865, 5G SA/NSA support with  Snapdragon X55 Modem, 3000mm² VC liquid cooling plate + graphene + multi-layer graphite, up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, runs Android 10 with MIUI 11, comes with ...
Tags: News, China, Samsung, Blogging, Xiaomi, Hi Res, MIUI, Xiaomi Mi 10, Xiaomi Mi 10 price, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro price

Google Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen gives users more customised emoji

In case you thought there just is no emoji to express what you are feeling at a moment, maybe Google's new Emoji Kitchen on the Gboard can help. The new feature, currently in Gboard's beta app, takes your favorite emoji and mixes them into customised stickers, giving rise to many more emoji that can be express your emotion perfectly. Google is calling this feature "Emoji Kitchen" as it believes it is a place where users can create "recipes" of expression with the ingredients being their fav...
Tags: Google, Android, News, Blogging, Unicode, Gboard, Google Gboard, Emoji Kitchen, Google Gboard Emoji Kitchen, Google Emoji Kitchen

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (4GB + 64GB) gets Rs. 500 price hike in India

Xiaomi's Redmi unveiled the Redmi Note 8 series in the country back in October, the Pro variant has been the talk of the town since the launch but vanilla Redmi Note 8 priced at 9,999 (for the base variant with 64 GB storage) was also an incredible value for money. To recall, Redmi Note 8 packs a  6.39-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90% screen-to-body ratio, and is powered by Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform with up to 6GB RAM. The smartphone packs 5 cameras in total, including a quad-camer...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Redmi, Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 price, Buy Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Amazon

Xiaomi launches Mi Protective Glass for the Redmi Note 8 for Rs. 399

After launching tempered glass screen protector for the Redmi Note 8 Pro back in December, the company has launched Mi Protective Glass for the Redmi Note 8 smartphone. Xiaomi says that the Mi Protective Glass is made in association with Corning. Comprising of multiple layers that include an oleophobic coating, Xiaomi claims a 5X protection improvement over local soda lime tempered glass, says the company. It offers high visibility for full clarity and color and is rated with 9H hardness. ...
Tags: Accessories, News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Mi Protective Glass, Mi Protective Glass Redmi Note 8

How To Get Started With Blogging in 2020

I am often asked if there is a future for blogs, bloggers, and blogging. It has been 20 years since they showed up on the scene and so much has changed by then. Can they really have a place even in 2020 and beyond? I am convinced they can, and I say that based on a number of good reasons which I’ve laid out elsewhere. But a question remains: If you want to get started with blogging in 2020, how would you go about it? It’s a great question and one I am going to answer as simpl...
Tags: Google, Writing, Articles, Blogging

Samsung partners with Google for Google Duo integration and Live Caption in Galaxy S20

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series was announced just yesterday at the Samsung Unpacked event and it contains a bunch of new features. Two of them include native Google Duo calling button built into the dailer app of the S20 and system wide Live Caption that was earlier a Pixel exclusive feature, thanks to the latest Google partnership. Google Duo has become Google most successful video streaming service to date after it failed many years with other apps. Samsung has apparently decided to use ...
Tags: Google, Android, News, Samsung, Blogging, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy Google Duo integration, Samsung Galaxy S20 Live caption, Samsung Dailer

Google testing auto-fill of 2FA codes from Android Messages

Autofill from SMS has been a feature in Android for many years now. It used an API that allowed apps to read the users messages to mostly authenticate the login credentials. Now, it has been reported that Google is testing the ability to let Messages autofill SMS-based 2FA keys too in any app. It was last year when this feature was first noted with a “verification code autofill” setting appearing as an update to Google Play services. This would supersede Android Retriever API and allow this...
Tags: Google, Android, News, Blogging, Android Messages 2FA autofill

How to Build a Media List for Content Promotion

More than 4.4 million blog posts are published online every day, and more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to Youtube every minute. Competition is high for online content, and with so much of it produced each day, it’s easy for your content to get lost. It’s like you’ve created the perfect taco, but no one can find your taco stand. Even if you create the most amazing content, people may not find it—unless they have a little bit of help. Promoting your content can help you get it seen...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Internet Marketing, Cision, Hunter, Buzzsumo, Don, Lisa, BuzzStream, Uncle George, Google Alerts Set Google

WorkIndia secures Rs. 42 crore funding from Xiaomi

WorkIndia, one of India's largest blue collar recruitment platform has announced that it has secured an investment of Rs. 42 crores from Chinese technology company, Xiaomi. They had earlier received funding from multiple other investments include Beenext Pte Ltd., Asuka Investments and more. WorkIndia was founded back in 2015 and within 5 years, the company has grown to become India's leading blue collar recruitment platform with a presence in 763 cities in India. It receives more than 1 cr...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Xiaomi India, WorkIndia funding, Xiaomi investing in WorkIndia, Beenext Pte Ltd Asuka Investments

Redmi 8A Dual with 6.22-inch HD+ display, dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 6499

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand just launched the Redmi 8A Dual, the company’s latest budget smartphone in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.22-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with Dot Notch and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 439 SoC with up to 3GB RAM and runs Android Pie with MIUI 11 on top, same as the Redmi 8A. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel front camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. The phone doesn’t have a fi...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Octa, MIUI, NTSC, Octa Core Quad, Redmi 8A Dual, Redmi 8A Dual price, Redmi 8A Dual price India

Redmi 10000mAh and 18W two-way fast charging 20000mAh powerbank launched in India starting at Rs. 799

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand announced its entry into the power bank category with two new power banks back in July last year and now, the company has launched the 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh power banks in India. Redmi branded power banks have been launched alongside the Redmi 8A Dual smartphone. It comes with USB Type-C and micro USB inputs, as well as two USB Type-A output. Both these feature a polycarbonate body, feature a button on the side to view the charge left using LED indicators. It also lets ...
Tags: Accessories, News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Power Bank, India Redmi, Redmi 10000mAh power bank India, Redmi 20000mAh power bank India, Redmi 20000mAh Power Bank

Sony, NVIDIA, Amazon, Intel, Vivo, and MediaTek withdraw from MWC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns

Update 2-11th Feb 2020: While many brands are pulling out of MWC 2020, Xiaomi has confirmed that it is attending the event and will introduce their new range of smartphones and smart hardware. On the other hand, MediaTek has announced that it is not attending MWC this time due to coronavirus concerns. To all Mi fans, users, partners and media friends, Xiaomi will attend #MWC2020 Barcelona as planned. In order to align with personal and product safety measures during MWC, Xiaomi is committed ...
Tags: Amazon, News, Barcelona, Blogging, Intel, Xiaomi, Sony, Mobile World Congress, Vivo, Mediatek, Sony MWC 2020, Mwc 2020, Amazon MWC 2020, NVIDIA MWC 2020, Sony Amazon NVIDIA cancels MWC 2020, Sony NVIDIA Amazon Intel Vivo

China smartphone market shipped 366.7 million units, dipping 7.5% in 2019 as threat of Coronavirus looms: Report

While China remains as the biggest smartphone market in the world, it saw a decline in 2019 by about 7.5%, shipping about 366.7 million units in total. Q4 2019 was not a good quarter either as a decline of 15.6% YoY was reported, with the shipment volume coming up to 86.2 million. The top 5 manufactures in China for Q4 2019 are HUAWEI, Vivo, OPPO, Apple and Xiaomi. HUAWEI maintained its lead in the Chinese smartphone market for now, with the popular Mate 30 series, other 5G products alo...
Tags: Apple, News, China, Blogging, Xiaomi, Idc, Vivo, Handsets, Xiaomi Huawei, China Q4 smartphone shipment, China smartphone market decline, HUAWEI Vivo OPPO Apple

The Mirror Trick For Practicing A Presentation

I was putting together an educational presentation last week designed to help students with their communication skills. In my search for slide images to back up my concepts, I happened upon the following image:This was on someone's Pinterest page, with no source attribution. I did a Google reverse image search and couldn't find any other instances, so I can't properly reference the creator.I instantly appreciated the concept for presenters. Imagine you have a live presentation to a local audienc...
Tags: Google, Blogging, Tips, Ken Molay, Technorati

How to Fix an External Hard Drive not Working Properly on Mac? 

I have a Seagate external hard drive with 256GB storage capacity which has been working well for two years. But after unexpected power-off when the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Mint Keyboard to be the default Keyboard on Xiaomi smartphones in future

Xiaomi announced Mint Keyboard back in September last year, it is the result of a collaboration between the Chinese giant and popular app Bobble AI. Designed for Indian users, Mint Keyboard aims to enrich the expressions and conversations with the AI engine. It supports 23 Indic languages and has the ability to accurately predict regional languages. Xiaomi devices running MIUI used to come preloaded with the Facemoji keyboard earlier, but the company recently started preloading Gboard as the ...
Tags: Apps, News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Gboard, Mint keyboard, Mint Keyboard Xiaomi, Facemoji, Mint App

India smartphone market in 2019: 152.5 million units shipped, up 8% YoY; Xiaomi continues as market leader

India continues to be the second biggest smartphone market in the world, with over 152 million units that calculates 8.0% year-over-year (YoY) growth, according to IDC. The top 5 smartphone manufacturer who sold the most amount of units in India for 2019 were: Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung, OPPO and realme. In regards to Q4 2019, the market saw a growth of 5.5% YoY, shipping a total of 36.9 million smartphone units. This does a calculate 20.8% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline but that is expected...
Tags: News, India, Samsung, Blogging, Xiaomi, Idc, Vivo, Diwali, Handsets, YoY Xiaomi, 2019 IDC India smartphone shipments, Q4 2019 IDC India smartphone shipments, Xiaomi Vivo Samsung

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