Hibernation and Trash features abound for the upcoming Android 12

Among other features, the new Android version 12 will both automatically set unused apps to idle mode to provide more space as well as support a trash bin for deleted files.   So far, revealed code changes have shown this upcoming ability to remove temporary files linked to unused applicati

Apple powers up iPads after pandemic-fueled surge

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new lineup of powered-up iPads including some with 5G connectivity, responding to surging interest in tablets and home-based work and play during the pandemic.   The California tech giant also introduced a redesigned suite of iMac computers with a sleeker look an

Facebook to reportedly launch new social audio products

Facebook is reportedly set to launch a number of new ‘social audio’ products, including its own application to rival the popular app Clubhouse, as it taps into rising demand for audio-based social media products amid the pandemic. The company is expected to unveil an audio-chat platfo

DJI unveils its new "flying camera"

Micro-drone industry giant DJI has unveiled its new drone for photography enthusiasts. DJI Air 2S comes as a modified model for the Mavic Air 2's drone, but it is equipped with a 20-megapixel camera capable of handling Hyperlight and HDR technologies. The camera can document shots with accurac

Twitter outage continues for some users, problem appears to be global

Having problems with Twitter? You're not alone. After a Friday night tweet in which it acknowledged that "tweets may not be loading for some of you," Twitter Support followed up on Saturday, saying that it's "fixing an issue with our servers to get things back to normal soon." Down Dete

Sony launches a phone with excellent imaging capabilities that works with 5G networks

Sony has announced new specifications for 5G networks, which will join the family of Xperia devices known for their reliability and quality of performance. The new Xperia 5 III comes with a 6.1-inch thin-edged OLED screen, its dimensions are "21: 9", its frequency is 120 Hz, its display resolutio

Urbanista launches first 'self-powered' solar-charging wireless headphones

Sweden-based Urbanista has a number of headphones on the market, all named for various cities. Recently, it released the Miami ($149), an over-ear noise-canceling model. Now the company is teasing its west-coast version, the Los Angeles, which features a solar-charging element in the headband that

Instagram is testing out an option to hide 'likes' on its platform

Instagram has announced it will begin a new trial that will allow users the option to hide the like count on their posts. Unlike in the past, where it seemed as though Instagram would enable or disable the feature completely, this will allow users to choose for themselves what works best for

Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac bring M1 chip support

    If you need to run Windows 10 on your Mac, there is no better way than using Parallels Desktop. In fact, in my opinion in transforms a Mac into one of the best Windows 10 systems you can buy. According to Parallels, M1-powered Macs get to enjoy the following: Up to 250

Nvidia's Grace AI chip leaves Intel processors behind

Nvidia has a new chip in the works for boosting artificial intelligence and other high-performance computing work: Grace, a design slated to arrive in mammoth supercomputers in 2023. Instead of accelerating conventional Intel-powered servers, though, the design includes its own built-in Arm proces

Samsung's newest $109 smartphone arrives, along with a 5G phone starting at under $300

Can't bring yourself to pay $800 to more than $1,000 for a smartphone? Samsung's new line of lower-priced, entry-level models give you some new options. Sure, they may not sport the premium technical features of Samsung's Galaxy S21 phones, released three months ago. But these more economica

The upcoming ZTE phone will have the most powerful smartphone camera of the year!

ZTE announced the fifteenth of April as a date to announce a new group of smart devices, including phones with excellent imaging capabilities. According to the CEO of the company, "One of the phones that will be announced by his company soon, which will bear the name Axon 30 Pro will get the mo

Russia warns could block Zoom if it prohibits govt use

Russia on Wednesday warned Zoom that it could be completely blocked in the country after local media reported that it had restricted access to government agencies and state-owned companies.The US company has emerged as the global leader in video-conferencing applications, becoming ubiquitous as co

LG will shut down smartphone business in July to focus on smart home, robotics

LG on Sunday became the latest legacy phone-maker to exit "the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector" as it struggles in a market dominated by Apple , Samsung and growing Chinese manufacturers.  The South Korean company said it will close its mobile busines

How will the next Android change smartphones?

Smartphone lovers are waiting for the latest version of Android systems, which is expected to be officially launched by Google this summer, so what will this version carry for devices? In view of the trial version of Android 12 systems that Google launched to developers last March, experts believ

Upcoming new feature in the WhatsApp application

Facebook, the owner of the popular instant communication app, WhatsApp, is working on adding a new feature to it. Technology news sites stated that the new feature will enable users to change colors in the application. The application began to work in 2019, and Facebook acquired it in 2014, in e

Pakistan Lifts TikTok Ban for 2nd Time

Pakistan on Thursday lifted a second ban imposed on TikTok over "immoral and unethical" content after the video sharing app again offered to moderate uploads. A court in the northwestern city of Peshawar last month ordered the communications regulator to block the app over videos that it deemed c

Xiaomi announces the Mi Mix Fold, its first folding phone

Xiaomi has resurrected its Mi Mix series with the Mi Mix Fold, the company’s first commercial folding phone. Unlike previous outlandish Mix devices and concepts from the company, the Mi Mix Fold is a pretty conventional folding phone that uses a big-screen-on-the-inside/small-screen-on-the-o