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Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 has detected more than 35 earthquakes in 500 days

Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 has detected more than 35 earthquakes in 500 days

When Xiaomi first released the MIUI 11 on its platform last year, it brought support for a feature that enabled MIUI-enabled smartphones to warn people of an impending earthquake. Now, the company has shared the progress made by the feature so far. Xiaomi in a post on Weibo (via GizChina) shared the action that the discovery of the quake had benefited since its launch. According to the company, the feature has been online for over 500 days and has successfully …

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Google Search desktop has Dark mode

Google Search desktop has Dark mode

Google started working in the black Search mode on the web shortly after launching the feature on Android last year. Now, the name says the company has started rolling out the feature worldwide. Matt Navarra’s Next Web reported that the black theme was slowly beginning to make way for Google search users to access the Windows 10 service and MacOS-enabled devices. “Google ‘black theme’ on the desktop is starting to work,” he wrote on a Twitter post showing the service. …

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YouTube is starting to release shorts around the world

YouTube is starting to release shorts around the world

YouTube has released a major update to its platform. Word that the company has started releasing its short video sharing feature called Shorts to many users. According to an Android Police report, YouTube has begun issuing shorts to its users worldwide. A new Shorts icon is available at the bottom of the YouTube mobile app. It replaces the Check tab, now moved to the top of the home feed. It is important to note that we are still seeing an …

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The epidemic is gaining momentum as more countries move to digital IDs

The epidemic is gaining momentum as more countries move to digital IDs

The card used by millions of people to prove their identity to everyone from the police to liquor store owners could soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of countries are developing digital driver’s licenses. With the advent of digital wallets and passports, people are relying heavily on their phones to prove their identity. At least five states have implemented a mobile driver’s license program. Three others – Utah, Iowa and Florida – intend to launch …

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Amazon’s fraudulent review scam detected, affecting nearly 200,000 users: Here’s how it worked

Amazon’s fraudulent review scam detected, affecting nearly 200,000 users: Here’s how it worked

While most of us tend to know what to buy when we look at a major e-commerce platform like Amazon, some go the other way and choose products based on their reviews provided to users. However, the new review scam has now affected more than 200,000 users. New data released by SecurityDetectives security analysts about the Chinese server, as reported by Apple Insider, reveals details of some of the scams and its magnitude. It’s worth adding that Amazon’s review section …

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Microsoft OneDrive gets support for Android

Microsoft OneDrive gets support for Android

Microsoft has released a major update to its OneDrive application on Android. The latest update brings support to the launch of a company-based storage service. The company has released version 6.29.1 on the Google Play Store. This version enables OneDrive Android users to display their media files on a Chromecast compatible device. “You can now show your media files to a Chromecast receiver or TV from a compatible device,” writes the company in the app’s changelog. The company has written …

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Covid: Google Maps is testing a feature for inputs on the availability of beds, oxygen

Covid: Google Maps is testing a feature for inputs on the availability of beds, oxygen

Google on Monday said it was exploring a new feature in the Map app that enables people to query and share local information on the availability of medical beds and oxygen in selected areas amid the country’s largest coronavirus outbreak. The announcement comes as part of a tech giant’s efforts to support relief efforts amid a second deadly wave of the epidemic. “We know that some of the most important information people need is access to hospital beds and access …

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IPhone production centers in India hit by Covid-19

IPhone production centers in India hit by Covid-19

IPhone production centers in India have been hit by Covid-19. Factories used by partners working on acquisitions Apple, Foxconn and Wistron have been hit by a second wave of epidemics. Foxconn earlier this week confirmed that 10 Chinese engineers based at its Chennai base had been infected with Covid-19. Following the discovery, infected workers were kept in solitary confinement at a local hospital and the plant was temporarily closed to treat sanitis. A similar incident took place at Wistron Center …

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Google Play Store developers will soon be required to share information

Google Play Store developers will soon be required to share information

Google has made a ‘previous announcement’ about a future security component on Google Play that says it will help people understand the data the app is collecting or sharing, if that data is secure, and additional information that affects privacy and security. The new feature aims to provide more control over the user in addition to his data. This announcement follows Apple’s update to iOS 14.5 which also introduces a new security feature where apps will need to request permission …

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Twitter allows users to ‘tip’ creators; Indian payment methods

Twitter allows users to ‘tip’ creators; Indian payment methods

Microblogging Twitter platform, on Friday, unveiled a new monetization feature called “Tip Jar”. This feature allows users to define their favorite creators on the platform, using online payment methods. , but the company told Mint that it is working to integrate Indian payment services with multiple languages. Tip Jar currently allows payments via Venmo, Patreon, PayPal, Bandcamp and Cash App. Twitter has realized that these apps can share information about payments. “We are updating our Help Center and Help Center …

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