Apple macOS 12 Monterey introduces new Safari redesign, Shortcuts, Universal Control and more

At WWDC 2021 yesterday, Apple introduced their next major version of their macOS desktop operating system, called macOS Monterey. With it, Apple is introducing a whole range of new features such as Universal Control and Airplay support for Mac devices, support for Shortcuts, SharePlay, Shared With You, and of course, major updates to Safari.

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Flipkart introduces QR-code-based Pay-on-delivery facility

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, people all around the country have been ordering groceries, electronics and other products straight to their homes, as various states go into lockdown. To help the process, Flipkart is introducing a QR-code-based Pay-on-delivery facility through UPI.

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HIFIMAN HE400se Open-Back Planar Headphones with Invisible Stealth Magnets launched in India

HiFiMAN, makers of high-end audio equipment, has announced the launch of the HE400se open-back over-ear planar headphones in India. These premium headphones feature acoustically invisible stealth magnets for high-quality, distortion-free audio output.

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Fossil to launch premium Watch OS smartwatch later in 2021, but won’t update older models to new Wear OS

When it comes to Android Wear OS based smartwatches, Fossil is quite a well known brand. The company is reportedly working on a new premium smartwatch that will be based on a new unified software experience, feature faster chips and improved battery life.

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Twitter Super Follow subscription feature said to launch soon

Twitter has been working on multiple features lately that are designed to bring more revenue for the company. One such feature is called Super Follow, where users will be able to charge their followers for some extra exclusive content. The feature has been in the works for some months now, and is reportedly about to be launched soon.

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Dell G5 15 Review: A budget gaming laptop with a 120Hz display

As technology pushes forward in the high-end laptop market, it is only a matter of time before they trickle down to the lower end laptops. Features like a high-refresh rate displays are starting to become common in gaming laptops. The Dell G5 15 is one such laptop, featuring a 1080p 120Hz panel that’s powered by an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 1650Ti. Here is my review of the laptop.

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Apple will soon warn people quicker if an unidentified AirTag is tracking them

When Apple introduced the AirTags in April, they built a number of privacy features that were aimed at preventing unwanted tracking. Apple is now reportedly working on tightening the protections with various updates such as the time to inform a person when they are being tracked without permission, and an Android app to let users know when a AirTag is travelling with them.

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Apple’s next gen iPad Pro models may feature wireless charging support

Apple is reportedly developing a new iPad Pro model with a redesign that will feature a glass-backed design to enable wireless charging support. The company is also rumoured to be working on refreshing the iPad Mini and a new thinner entry-level iPad.

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Twitter Blue subscription service with bookmark folders, undo tweets and more begins rolling out

After months of being rumoured, Twitter has finally begun rolling out their premium subscription based service called Twitter Blue in Canada and Australia. The service provides many benefits to subscribers, including bookmark folders, undo tweets, reader mode and more.

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India TWS headset market records 156% YoY growth in Q1 2021, boAt leads with 21% share: Report

The truly wireless (TWS) earbuds market in India continues to grow during the first quarter of 2021, recording a growth of 156% YoY. According to a report from Counterpoint Research, the top 5 manufacturers in this market segment during this quarter were boAt, OnePlus, realme, pTron and Noise.

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Garmin Forerunner 55 and Forerunner 945 LTE smartwatches announced

Garmin, a maker of fitness-focused smartwatches, has announced the launch of two smartwatches made for runners – namely the Forerunner 55 and the Forerunner 945 LTE. The former is easy-to-use GPS smartwatch made for people of all skill levels, while the latter is a premium GPS running and triathlon smartwatch.

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WhatsApp for Business update brings faster sign-ups, improved customer communication and more

WhatsApp is introducing three new updates for their Business customers. Businesses can now quickly set up their WhatsApp for Business accounts, have more options when sending automated messages to their customers and can also set up more quick replies for their customers.

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Twitter begins testing full-screen ads in Fleets for iOS and Android

Ever since Twitter revealed that they were looking into new ways of earning revenue on the platform, they have steadily pushed out new features for it. Their latest attempt at monetizing features on the platform is by showing full screen advertisements in Fleets, which has begun testing since June 1st.

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Alienware x15 and x17 with 11th Gen Intel Core H-series Mobile CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs announced

Today, Alienware unveiled their new ‘x’ series of flagship gaming laptops, starting with the x15 and x17. They feature 11th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors, up to a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU, updated cooling technologies and more.

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Samsung PM1731a enterprise SSD with Zoned Namespace technology announced

Samsung, a leader in NAND storage technology, has announced the launch of their PM1731a SSDs for enterprises, featuring their ZNS technology. These drives offer longer operations, with a lower write amplification factor (WAF), and they will come in two terabyte (TB) and four TB models.

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