Category: Technology


WhatsApp Dark Mode Rolled Out For Android And iPhone Users

Finally, after one year of beta testing, WhatsApp Dark mode is available for users. The Facebook owned company has designed a unique colour scheme for Dark mode. Android and iOS users can find Dark mode on their WhatsApp settings.

WhatsApp Dark mode

It is a dark grey background in an off-white colour and its advantage is that it cuts down glare that improves contrast and readability. Aimed to minimize eye fatigue, the Dark mode uses colours that are closer to the system defaults on Android and iPhone.

According to a blogpost, the team WhatsApp worked on improving readability of content and information hierarchy. But the real objective of the Dark mode is to make WhatsApp more convenient to use in different screens. And the company used colour and other design elements in line with Dark mode to achieve the objective.

See WhatsApp Dark mode working

Team WhatsApp has created a video “Hello Darkness” to educate users about the Dark mode and its advantages. To make the video more interesting, the team has added a soundtrack by previously-unreleased version of The Sound of Silence by American musician Paul Simon.

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Samsung Galaxy A71 V/S Vivo V17 Pro: Which Phone Is Worth Buying?

Samsung recently launched its latest Smartphone Galaxy A71 in the Indian market. It comes with Infinity-O display and has quad-camera setup on the rear. It is competing with Vivo V17 Pro Smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A71 and Vivo V17 Pro cost

Galaxy A71 is available in 8 GB and 128 GB variants in Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Silver and Prism Crush Blue.The first sale would be on 24th February on official website of Samsung and other important portals. It would cost around Rs. 29,999.

Vivo V17 Pro comes in two variants – Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice. Available on Flipkart, Vivo V17 Pro carries a price tag of Rs. 27,990.

Samsung Galaxy A71 and Vivo V17 Pro specifications

Display: Galaxy A71 sports a 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with 20:9 aspect ratio. Vivo V17 Pro features a 6.44-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Ultra Fullview Super AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio. V17 Pro has 91.65% screen to body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the back panel.

Processor: Galaxy A71 packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Octa-Core processor. V17 Pro comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon … Read the rest


Xiaomi Launches Mi 10 Flagship Phones In China

Xiaomi will launch its latest 5G phones of flagship Mi 10 series in China. The new phones – Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro – sport 6.67-inch 2340 x 1080 OLED displays and feature Snapdragon 865 processors, dual-mode 5G, Wi-Fi 6, up to 12GB of RAM and wireless charging. Also, they boast of quad-camera configurations with a trendy 108-megapixel main shooter that can record 8K video.

Mi 10 Pro specification

It comes with 512GB storage, 50W fast wired charging and a slightly bigger display. On the contrary, the Mi 10 provides 256 GB storage and has only 30W charging capacity. But Pro packs a smaller batter (4,500mAh) in comparison to Mi 10 battery (4,780mAh).


Mi 10 Pro features 108 MP sensor with an optically stabilized eight-element lens but Mi 10 has only seven lenses. The Pro packs a 12 MP lens for portraits; an 8 MP telephoto lens with 10x hybrid zoom; a 20 MP ultra-wide lens and 117-degree FOV.

Mi 10 comes with a 13 MP ultra-wide sensor, a 123-degree FOV and a pair of 2 MP cameras for macro shots and depth sensing. And top of the … Read the rest


Samsung Unveils Galaxy S20 Flagships – S20; S20+ And S20 Ultra With Amazing Features

Samsung officially unveiled its range of S series 2020 flagship phones – Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra. These flagships sport new 120Hz refresh rate displays. Also, they feature 5G connectivity; improved camera features including 8K video recording support; bigger battery and an updated design with slimmer bezels.These flagships would cost from Rs. 71,300 to Rs. 1,14,100 depending on the variant.

In addition to phones, Samsung also launched Galaxy Buds+ wireless earbuds that give 11 hours of support per charge.

Samsung Galaxy S20 specifications

Direct upgrade of Galaxy S10, the new phone sports a 6.2-inch Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. It is HDR certified and it supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz. It packs a 7nn octa-core processor and it is available in two variants – Exynos 990 Soc and Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.


Galaxy S20 features a triple-rear-cameras including a wide-angle sensor, ultra-wide angle and a telephoto camera. Other camera features include a 3x hybrid optical zoom, super resolution zoom up to 30x and a new shooting mode called Single Take.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ specifications

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Chevy Launches First 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette Car

Chevy announced roll-out of the first production ready mid-engine 2020 Corvette from its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The production C8 Corvette was to start late in 2019 but was delayed due to UAW strikes.

C8 Corvette 2020

The for the new Chevy is almost over and those who have ordered and waiting for their cars could get the cars in late this month or in early March. But car lovers are crazy to see the first-ever mid-engine C8 Corvette on the roads.

C8 Corvette 2020 features

Projected as an affordable alternative to pricier cars like McLearn 570S/GT and the Audi R8, the C8 Corvette launched 0-60 only in 2.8 seconds in test drives. Also, the new Chevy impressed with its quarter-mile time of 11.2 seconds at 122 mph. Also, it has an astonishing EPA that is 27 mpg in highway driving. Powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine, the all new C8 Corvette is expected the competition in the car market a level up with its performance.

Final verdict

The mind-boggling performance of the latest mid-engine C8 Corvette makes it a serious contender against the established models and its price … Read the rest


Vehement Critic Of AI Elon Musk Hires AI

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been a vehement critic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) but he is now using AI technology. The technology works like his subordinate and reports directly to him.

Elon Musk using AI

A strong critic of AI, Elon Musk often criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and former Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma over the role of AI. But he has finally decided to use AI. He is using AI in his startup Neuralinkthat is creating a brain-machine interface.

Musk tagged the popular host of AI podcast on YouTube Lex Fridman while tweeting about his obsession with AI. He tweeted that he was using AI to solve self-driving. But for him, AI could only do benign tasks and he critically evaluates those tasks.

Tesla using AI

Artificial Intelligence is used for vision and planning to achieve a general solution to full self-driving. Tesla is developing silicon chips that it could use to power its full self-driving software from ground. It is taking every aspect of design of the chips to get expected results. The company is applying cutting-edge research to solve issues from perception to control.

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