Welcome, everyone to our popular series – TechnoBugg’s Weekly Roundup. In this series, we list our top 5 trending news of the week. This week is trending for Apple, LG, OnePlus, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. WhatsApp Pay Finally Official In India
Since 2018, the world’s most favourite instant messaging application WhatsApp is testing the payments feature on the board and the company was struggling to get the green signal from the authorities to roll out the feature for the users of the country. Well, the company has secured all the rights for the feature and the same is official across the country.
The world’s most favourite instant messaging application has confirmed the arrival of Whatsapp Pay via its official Twitter handle and the same will available across the country from today onwards. WhatsApp has introduced its new feature in 10 languages and the company will offer the facility for the users of Android as well as iOS. The company also claims that users can able to send and receive money as simple as they send a message on the instant messaging application.
Just like other popular payments app, the new WhatsApp Pay is also powered by UPI payments infrastructure. The company has also confirmed that it has joined its hand with five banking partners to roll out the service in the country and the partners are ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, the State Bank of India, and Jio Payments Bank. Click here to read the full story.
2. Mi Notebook 14 e-learning Edition Launched In India
The newly launched Xiaomi laptop features a 14-inch FHD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and the same supports anti-glare protection, along with a 16:9 aspect ratio, 81.2% screen-to-body ratio, and 178° viewing angle. It also accommodates an HD (720p) webcam.
It is powered by a 2.1 GHz dual-core 10th Generation Intel Core i3-10110U processor with Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz along with Intel UHD Graphics 620 for the graphic, and the same is paired with 2,666Mhz 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SATA 3 SSD.
The latest Mi Notebook 14 e-learning Edition comes with 2 x 2W speakers powered by DTS. Regarding the connectivity, and ports, the laptop supports dual-band WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, 2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0), 1 x HDMI, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a DC power-in. Click here to read the full specifications and details of the Mi Notebook 14 e-learning Edition
3. Micromax Launched IN Note 1 and IN 1B Smartphones in India
The Micromax IN Note 1 features a 6.67 inch display with ultra bright resolution and the display also comes with a punch-hole setup at the centre of the screen and that is to accommodate the front facing camera under the display. It is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 processor with hyperengine gaming technology and that will provide you an amazing experience while gaming on the device. It is also coming with 4GB of RAM and the smartphone will support 64 GB and 128 GB of internal storage.
Moving to the photography department, the latest Micromax In Note 1 features a quad rear camera setup and that is in the combination of a 48 megapixel primary sensor along with a 5 megapixel ultrawide sensor and a pair of two 2 megapixel sensors for the depth as well as macro photography, the camera department also supports Artificial Intelligence and the company claims that it will provide amazing shots even in the low lighting condition as the same supports night mode. On the front, the smartphone also coming with a 16 megapixel front facing camera and the same allow users to make meme, as the same will allow you to capture gif and save it directly on the phone. The smartphone is also coming with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and face unlock to provide an extra layer of protection.
Regarding the connectivity options, the latest Micromax smartphone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi with 5Ghz, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Micromax In Note 1 runs on the stock Android and that means there will be no bloatware or advertisements to make you disturb and the company promises seamless updates for the next two years. Also coming with packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports reverse charging as well as 18W fast charging and the company didn’t forget to mention that the box will be bundled with the charger.
Click here to read the specifications of the Micromax IN 1B smartphone
4. Apple Announces ‘One More Thing’ Event
The tech world has not gotten over the iPhone 12 Series debut, and Apple is ready for the ‘One More Thing’ Event to be held on November 10th. The Cupertino giant is expected to unveil the first-ever Arm-based Mac on the event.
The event uses the iconic catchphrase ‘One More Thing’ previously used by the legendary Steve Jobs. The audience last heard the phrase on the 2017 iPhone X event. The event will witness the end of Apple’s dependence on the Intel-powered CPUs and see Arm-based Macs for the first time in the history of the company. The Arm-based Macs were teased by the company earlier this year and this shift is expected to give a tremendous boost to the performance of its machines. In addition, this move will give complete control of its Macs to Apple and improve the power and efficiency of the computers significantly. Click here to read the full story.
5. Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Launch & Pre-order Dates Tipped
According to the latest information, the electronics giant Samsung will host its Galaxy Unpacked event on January 14, 2021 while pre-order will begin the same day. The tipster also says that the devices will go on sale on January 29.
Moreover, the tipster also says that the upcoming devices will available in Black, White, Grey, Silver, Violet, and Pink.
Apart from this, we don’t have any other information about the upcoming devices in the latest report but we already have a couple of information from the previous leaks.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 series is tipped to arrive with 108-megapixel camera sensor along with the 40-megapixel front-facing camera. It is also said to features a hole-punch display, or an Infinity-O display as Samsung calls it and that is placed at the centre position of the screen. Click here to read the full story.
So these are the top 5 trending news of this week. What are your thoughts on this list? Let us know in the comments section below. This Weekly Roundup will be available every Sunday, so stay tuned for that and much more information.