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PUBG Mobile 0.16.5 Updates: Highlights And Advantages

PUBG Mobile has added new Domination game mode, Arena map, a vehicle and Royale Pass Season 11 among others in the latest 0.16.5 update. The new updated is available on Google Play and App Store for downloading.

New PUBG update

The update requires only 0.14 GB space on Android and 0.17 GB on iOS. The new updated Royale pass Season 11 Operation Tomorrow will have no downtime.

With the new update, the players will enter the new Arena map taking advantage of the new Domination mode and try capturing the bases with a 4×4 battle. They will be assigned either the blue or red team. They require obtaining new bases. A random base would be activated at the start of the game and the second base would be activated with either team capturing the first base. Either team that captures 2 out of 3 bases is declared a winner. Additionally, the players can take advantage of Super Weapon that blow out enemies and enjoy exciting backstreet firefights.

Firearm training with the new update

Paying heed to requests from players, PUBG Mobile has agreed to provide firearms training. The Warehouse map … Read the rest

Soon Twitterati Will Be Allowed To Choose Who Can Reply To Their Tweets

Twitter will introduce a new feature to prevent trolls from hijacking conversations. Users will be allowed to choose who can replay to their tweets before they send their tweets. It will be rolled out for testing later this year.

New Twitter feature

The company has adopted an aggressive approach to prevent trolls and stop targeted harassment on its platform. The feature allows users to select people that can reply to their tweets from given options that include:

• Everyone
• Followers-only
• People only that are mentioned in the tweet
• Nobody

The tweets from public accounts would be visible to everyone but only the chosen viewers would be allowed to reply. But people can quote tweets from public accounts. According to Twitter’s director of product for conversations, Suzanne Xie, this new format for conversation didn’t exist before.

Twitter’s new move

The new feature is considered the boldest experiment to improve conversational health on social media. Earlier, it introduced “hide replies” feature to contain trolling but the users were required to manually hide replies and that was very unpractical especially when there were hundreds of … Read the rest

Realme 5i: 5000mAB Battery, Quad Camera AndLow Price

After numerous leaks and teasers, Realme 5i finally saw the light on Monday in Vietnam. And this watered-down version of Realme 5 is expected to reach India by Thursday.

Realme 5i

It features a quad-rear camera setup and packs a massive 5000mAH battery. The screen size is 6.52-inch with a waterdrop notch and it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC paired with up to 4GB of RAM.

Specifications

This dual-SIM Smartphone runs on Android Pie with ColorsOS 6.0.1. The HD+ 6.52-inch display has 89% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection.

The quad-camera setup includes a main 12MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The second camera is an 8MP lens with an f/2.25 aperture and a 118.9-degree viewing angle. The other two cameras are 2MP portrait camera and 2MP macro camera with 4cm closeup range. The selfie camera is 8MP with an f/2.0 aperture. The quad-camera allows 4K video recording at 30fps and slo-mo video recording at 120fps. Also, it has super night mode.

The new Realme 5i packs a powerful 5000mAH battery with 10W quick charging support. Also, it allows expansion … Read the rest

Nissan Will Challenge Venue And Vitara Brezza With New SUV

Kicks was the first step of Nissan in the compact SUV sector and not the Japanese carmaker plans to take head-on the established brands in the subcompact SUV space.

Nissan’s subcompact car

The Indian subcompact car market is dominated by Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300. Nissan is also targeting this sector with its new model.

The sub-4 metre has seen much competition in recent years. In addition to the available models, Kia and Renault are also planning to launch their new models. Also, Nissan would add its latest offering with a very competitive pricing. The new Nissan sub-compact car is expected to start at Rs. 6.5 lack (ex-showroom).

Design of new Nissancar

It would be a CMF-A (Common Module Family) platform. Nissan is making the new design in joint venture with Renault under Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. The same platform would be used for the upcoming Renault HBC subcompact SUV expected to be launched in mid-2020.

The new Nissan would use 1.0L Energy petrol engine presently used in Renault Triber. It is 71bhp engine and it produces a torque … Read the rest

Watch Partial Solar Eclipse As Ring-Of-Fire On Christmas 2019

Christmas 2019 is going to be very special for sky-watchers, space fans and nature lovers across the world. A rare annual solar eclipse will coincide with Christmas this year and the solar eclipse would be visible online.

Annual solar eclipse

It occurs when a New Moon is furthest from the Earth on its elliptical orbit, it fully eclipses the Sun that appears as a “ring-of-fire” or “ring-of-light” around the Moon. On Christmas, the moon will appear about 1% smaller. It is a partial solar eclipse and the observers are advised to wear protective solar eclipse glasses.

See Christmas Day Rind of Fire Solar Eclipse

The eclipse would be visible along a path that is 118 kilometers wide. It will be visible from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, southern India, norther Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Guam. Also, the Middle East, south-east Asia and Australia would witness a partial solar eclipse. The Sun will rise as a ring of fire in Saudi Arabia and set as a ring of light in Guam.

Time of the Christmas Day Solar Eclipse

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Sundar Pichai Promised $242 Million Over Three Years By Google

Sundar Pichai would take a salary of $2 million annually starting 2020. This is the first salary hike for Sundar Pichai after assuming the role of CEO in Alphabet Inc. He will also receive a whopping $240 million in performance-based stock awards over a time of three years.

Sundar Pichai grants

He’s behind Tim Cook in terms of grants related to CEO. Tim took $376 million as Apple’s CEO according to Equilar, a firm that tracks executive compensations.But Larry Page was taking a salary of $1 as the CEO of Alphabet Inc before stepping down.

Sunder Pichai’s journey to Google

Sundar Pichai became CEO of Google after serving the organization for 15 years. In 2015, his annual salary was $652.500 but his increased the following year due to a massive $199 million in stock awards. He was highest paid Alphabet executive at that time.

Credited for making the Google Chrome browser a success, Sundar Pichai was once considered the potential successor to Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer before Satya Nadella was instated in February 2014.

Google recently revealed in a statement that Pichai earned nearly … Read the rest