Xiaomi 12 to feature curved displays, symmetrical speakers: Report

Xiaomi 12 to feature curved displays, symmetrical speakers: Report

Friday, 26 November 2021 | IANS | Beijing

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to launch a new handset 'Xiaomi 12' by the end of this year and now a new report has claimed that it will feature curved display as well as symmetrical stereo speaker grilles. The Xiaomi 12 will feature symmetrical stereo speaker grilles, likely on the...

Meta delays encrypted messages on FB, Insta to 2023

Meta delays encrypted messages on FB, Insta to 2023

Monday, 22 November 2021 | IANS | San Francisco

Meta-owned Facebook Messenger and Instagram are delaying plans to encrypt users' messages until 2023. In a post in The Telegraph, Antigone Davis, Meta's head of safety, attributes the delay to concerns about user safety. "We are taking our time to get this right and we don't plan to finish the global rollout...

Ford, Rivian cancel plans to jointly develop EV: Report

Ford, Rivian cancel plans to jointly develop EV: Report

Sunday, 21 November 2021 | IANS | San Francisco

Ford Motor and Rivian have cancelled plans to co-develop an electric vehicle (EV), the companies confirmed. The two companies initially announced the development of a joint vehicle when the automaker invested $500 million in Rivian in 2019, reports CNBC. They later said it would be for Ford's luxury Lincoln brand, before cancelling...

Smartphone camera sensors to hit record 6 bn units in 2021

Smartphone camera sensors to hit record 6 bn units in 2021

Saturday, 20 November 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

Despite the global components crunch and supply constraints, the CMOS image sensor (CIS) or smartphone camera growth is expected to be in double digits to reach almost 6 billion units in 2021, according to a new report. Smartphone imaging systems will continue to see strong hardware upgrades this year, with CIS...

Testing feature to add music to feed posts in India, Brazil and Turkey: Instagram

Testing feature to add music to feed posts in India, Brazil and Turkey: Instagram

Thursday, 18 November 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Instagram on Thursday said India is among the first three countries where it is testing a new feature that will allow users to add music to their feed posts. India is among the three countries where this will be tested first, the other two being Brazil and Turkey, according to a...

realme reaches 200 exclusive stores in India

realme reaches 200 exclusive stores in India

Saturday, 13 November 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

Smartphone brand realme on Saturday announced its mainline expansion across India with a total of 200 exclusive stores. The stores are now operational and will enable users to experience all the latest realme products. The company is also looking at expanding its offline presence to more than 1,000 exclusive stores by the...

Instagram adds text-to-speech and voice effect options in Reels

Instagram adds text-to-speech and voice effect options in Reels

Friday, 12 November 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

Meta-owned photo-sharing app Instagram has announced that it is adding two new TikTok inspired features 'text-to-speech' and 'voice effects' in Reels. The text-to-speech will basically allow users to use an artificial voice to read anything instead of using their own voice in the video. Instagram has also added voice effects that...

New Apple iOS update to safeguard kids in Messages

New Apple iOS update to safeguard kids in Messages

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 | IANS | San Francisco

An upcoming Apple iOS update will allow parents to protect their children and help them learn to navigate online communication in Messages. The second developer beta of iOS 15 (iOS 15.2) includes support for its new communication safety feature in Messages. With this update, Apple Messages will be able to use on-device...

State Editions

Transformed schools in S'garh have no HMs, required teachers

27 November 2021 | MAlAY RAY | Bhubaneswar

Jajpur’s renowned poet D Mallick honoured

27 November 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Folk artists felicitated in Talcher

27 November 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Binka farmers spending sleepless nights

27 November 2021 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Mapping the Indian travel trend

21 November 2021 | Rajeev Kale | Agenda

Power of Kindness

21 November 2021 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Fix your mental health

21 November 2021 | Anamika Yaduvanshi | Agenda

Soul conscious helps

21 November 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Can destiny be defined?

21 November 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

SOME MOTHERS DO ’AVE IT

21 November 2021 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer