One UI 3.1.1 update comes to Galaxy Tab S7 series

After the Galaxy S21 series, Z Fold2, Z Flip 5G and Z Flip got the One UI 3.1.1 update back in August, Samsung is finally bringing the new firmware to its entire Galaxy Tab S7 series. One UI 3.1.1 update changelog (Via TizenHelp) The new update brings several multi-task improvements headlined by the three-split view […]

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‘Finch’ trailer sees man, machine and dog try to flee climate change

Apple offered a brief glimpse of the Tom Hanks-led Finch at its recent iPhone 13 launch event, and now you can watch the first full trailer for the upcoming sci-fi film. The clip sets the stage for the story that follows. A solar flare knocked out most of the technology on Earth and left much […]

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OnePlus 2.0: OxygenOS  and ColorOS will merge to form a unified OS next year

OnePlus’ OxygenOS is going away – and so is Oppo’s ColorOS. The code bases for the two will be joined together to create a unified operating system (which will probably have a catchy name, but that hasn’t been announced yet). This was revealed by Pete Lau who now serves as the Chief Product officer for […]

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Google Pay adds 90 banking institutions from 9 different countries

Google Pay keeps expanding its list of banks and financial institutions that support the payment system. There are 90 new entries from 9 countries all over the world, with Switzerland weighing heavy in this roster with 80 banks. The full list follows. Australia Airwallex Pty Ltd Bulgaria Chile Greece Alpha Bank Italy Cassa Centrale Banca […]

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Amazon leaks new Kindle Paperwhite models on its own site

Amazon may be getting set to release a new version of its Paperwhite reader including a high-end “Signature Edition,” according to Amazon listings spotted by Reddit users and GoodEReader. A comparison chart on Amazon’s Canadian and Mexican sites, now removed, showed new Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition models, with 6.8-inch 300 ppi displays and […]

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Apple iPhone 13 lineup batteries detailed: capacity increase

Apple introduced the iPhone 13 series last week, and as usual, while it hyped up their battery lives it omit any details on their capacities. A filing appeared during the weekend, revealing the capacity of the batteries, and showing how much they have increased. The iPhone 13 Pro has gained the most, while iPhone 13 […]

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Hot Take: Xiaomi 11T series, the 11 Lite 5G NE and the Xiaomi Pad 5

We doubt that the timing of Xiaomi’s September 15 event was coincidental – it was the day after Apple launched new iPhones and tablets. Is anyone really choosing between an iPhone 13 and a Xiaomi 11T? We doubt it. But a Xiaomi Pad 5 vs. iPad 10.2 (2021) may be a close call. Either way, […]

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Top 10 trending phones of week 37

Apple and Xiaomi held major events this weeks and the devices to come out of them took our trending chart by storm. It’s little surprise to see the iPhone 13 Pro Max on top – it was already there last week when it was still in rumorland. The vanilla iPhone 13 and the iPhone 13 […]

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Ultra-white paint could reduce the need for air conditioning

White houses are often boring, but they might just save the planet. As USA Today reports, Purdue University researchers have developed an ultra-white paint (it just earned a Guinness World Record) that reflects 98.1 percent of solar radiation while outputting infrared heat. As this leaves the surface cooler than the environment (regular paint warms the […]

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NASA’s chief scientist will retire in 2022

NASA is about to close an important chapter in its history. Chief Scientist Jim Green, who has worked at the agency for over 40 years, now plans to retire in early 2022. He started by developing NASA’s equivalent to the internet (the Space Physics Analysis Network) shortly after he arrived in 1980, but he’s best […]

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