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WHO to launch app to give news, tips on COVID-19 to Android, iOS users

 

The World Health Organisation is preparing to launch an app that will give news, alerts and tips about the Coronavirus pandemic. It will be available for both Android and iOS platforms.

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Apple planning to bring Face ID to MacBooks, Mac PCs

 

Apple is planning to bring the Face ID biometric authentication system, which was first introduced with the iPhone X, to its Mac series of devices, including both laptops and desktops.

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Coronavirus: WhatsApp sees 40% surge in usage amid lockdown

 

Instant messaging app WhatsApp has witnessed 40 per cent surge in usage. Spain witnessed an increase of 76 per cent in the usage of the app, and Italy saw a spike of 70 per cent in the usage of Facebook-owned apps.

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Samsung Galaxy A31 announced with 48MP camera, 5,000mAH battery

 

The Galaxy A31 is the latest addition to the Samsung's Galaxy A line up that consists of smartphones such as the Galaxy A51, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A30, etc. The Galaxy A31 sports a quad camera setup.

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Huawei Watch GT 2e launched

 

The new Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch features 100 workout modes ranging from traditional sports to more trendy forms of exercise. The watch will be available in India later this year.

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Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40+ Pro launched with insane camera tech, Kirin 990 5G chip

 

Huawei has launched the P40, the P40 Pro and the P40 Pro+ smartphones with Kirin 990 5G processor, 50MP primary camera sensor and 90Hz display. The smartphones will be available starting April 7.

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Cybersecurity experts join to thwart hacking during COVID-19 outbreak

 

About 400 international cybersecurity experts have joined to fight coronavirus-related hacking. Meanwhile, Deloitte has released a report in which it says that Singapore is the most vulnerable cybercrime target but is also the most prepared in Asia-Pacific region.

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Honor extends warranty of its phones, wearables till June 30

 

Putting customer experience as a core service, Honor announced that it is extending the warranty period of all its phones, wearables, headsets and accessories whose warranties expire between March 21 - June 21, 2020.

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Huawei announces doorstep repair service for its select smartwatches in India

 

The doorstep repair services is yet another initiative from the Chinese tech giant Huawei to provide the best-in-class service to their consumers across India. The service is available for select smartwatches.

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Royole Flexpai 2 with improved foldable display & 5G unveiled in China

 

Chinese tech firm Royole has become the third smartphone company, after Samsung and Huawei, to unveil two foldable smartphones in the market. It has launched the Flexpai 2 with an improved display and 5G.