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Samsung Galaxy A52s is set to launch soon, as per a known tipster. The phone is expected to be made available in a 128GB storage model and the pricing of this model has also leaked online. Samsung Galaxy A52s has also been spotted on Geekbench, tipping key specifications. The phone will likely be an offshoot of the Samsung Galaxy A52 4G and Samsung Galaxy A52 5G models that were launched in March this year. There is no clarity on when the smartphone will see an official debut.Tipster Ishan Agarwal collaborated with 91Mobiles to report that Samsung Galaxy A52s may launch…

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Poco F3 GT has started receiving an MIUI update that brings the July 2021 Android security patch. The software update comes just a week after the Poco phone debuted in India. The Poco F3 GT is a rebranded Redmi K40 Gaming Edition that was launched in China in April. It comes with features such as dedicated game triggers and a 120Hz display to attract mobile gamers. The Poco F3 GT also includes high-fidelity stereo speakers and 5G support.The update for the Poco F3 GT, which was initially spotted by tipster Mukul Sharma, brings software version MIUI 12.5.4.0.RKJINXM. It is 116MB…

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for August 11 will bring the next-gen foldable devices from the South Korean tech giant. A new Galaxy Unpacked August 2021 trailer gives a glimpse of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. It teases that the phone is likely to continue having the book-like foldable design. The company has confirmed that it would not unveil a new Galaxy Note flagship at its Galaxy Unpacked event and instead bring its third-generation Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip foldable phones to the market.The new Galaxy Unpacked August 2021 trailer starts with Samsung showing old bar…

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OnePlus 7 series has got a new OxygenOS 11 update that brings some system improvements as well as other optimisations. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series were updated to Android 11 back in March but the company released a hotfix build in April to address the bugs in the original release. The new update comes with version OxygenOS 11.0.2.1 and along with the fixes and optimisations, brings the Android security patch up to June 2021.OxygenOS 11.0.2.1 for OnePlus 7 series changelogOxygenOS 11.0.2.1 for the OnePlus 7 series is an incremental update that has been rolled out for Indian, North…

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Apple posted record third-quarter results but it also forecasts a slow down moving forward on account of the worsening impact of chip shortage that is already affecting Macs and iPads and will extend to iPhone production in the fourth quarter.  During a call to investors, Chief Executive Tim Cook said that the older chips are affected by shortage but these are still needed as supporting parts to make iPhones.  Tim declined to comment on whether the impact of chip shortage would continue in the first quarter of the next fiscal year. Angelo Zino, an analyst with research firm CFRA, said…

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Apple said on Tuesday that a global chip shortage that has bit into its ability to sell Macs and iPads will start to affect iPhone production and forecasted slowing revenue growth, sending its shares lower.Apple executives said revenue for the current fiscal fourth quarter will grow by double-digits but be below the 36.4 percent growth rate in the just-ended third quarter. Growth will also slow in Apple’s closely watched services business, they said.In a conference call with investors, Apple executives also said that while the impact of the chip shortage was less severe than feared in the third quarter, it…

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When the NFT cryptocurrency-collectibles exploded in popularity in early 2021, they drew the interest of a large number of millennials, helping the NFT craze become mainstream. Seeing an opportunity opening up, several blockchain-based gaming companies began working to occupy the new market. The Axie Infinity game, by indie studio Sky Mavis, was one of them. The monster-battling game, inspired by Nintendo’s Pokemon series, defied the recent crypto market crash to register a stupendous rise this month. The company claims it has more than 350,000 daily active users.The game, available on PC, Mac, and iOS runs on the Ethereum blockchain with help from…

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Snapchat desktop app Snap Camera now allows users to apply a Disney/ DreamWorks/ Pixar-like cartoon filter in Zoom calls. The multimedia messaging app has a stylistic cartoon filter in its mobile version that has now made its way to the desktop app. This development will let you look like a DreamWorks-style cartoon on Zoom, though the range of expressions is limited. It works quite well as it uses Snapchat’s filter algorithms that work quite accurately in tracking movements and facial expressions.If you want to look like a DreamWorks-style cartoon in your Zoom call, there are a few steps that you…

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The smartphone market in the US grew 27 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2021, with OnePlus emerging as the fastest growing vendor following Motorola and Apple, according to a market research firm. The growth mainly came on carriers pushing 5G upgrades as well as heavily discounts given on 5G phones. The exit of LG from the market is also believed to have helped vendors including OnePlus, Motorola, and Nokia brand licensee HMD Global garner strong growth. However, the ongoing component shortage is expected to impact inventories and shipments in the US market — similar to its global counterparts.Research…

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South Korea’s LG Display on Wednesday posted a better-than-expected second-quarter profit as pandemic-led demand for TVs and laptops drove up panel prices, pushing its shares up as much as 4.2 percent in morning trade.The display maker, whose customers include Apple, reported an operating profit of KRW 701 billion (roughly Rs. 4,517 crores) in the April-June quarter, beating an average analyst forecast of KRW 599 billion (roughly Rs. 3,861 crores) from Refinitiv SmartEstimate. Revenue rose 31 percent on-year to KRW 7 trillion (roughly Rs. 45,124 crores).Prices of LG Display’s mainstay 55-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) panels for TV sets more than…

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