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Vivo T1 5G: Launch Date, Specifications, And Expected Price

The much-awaited Vivo T1 5G smartphone will come to India on February 9 and it will be available for sale on Flipkart and other e-commerce majors. While the price and specifications of the upcoming phone aren’t disclosed, it is expected to be available in the sub 20K category.

Specifications:

• Network Technology: 5G, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM (Nano)
• Display: 6.67-inch FHD+
• Resolution: 1,080 x 2,400 pixels
• Refresh Rate: 120Hz
• Touch Sampling Rate: 240Hz
• OS: OriginOS 1.0 (based on Android)
• Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC
• Memory: 8GB+128GB RAM, 8GB + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB
• Primary Camera: 64 MP, 8 MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and 2 MP macro camera
• Selfie Camera: 16 MP
• WLAN: Wi-Fi 6
• Bluetooth: v5.2
• GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
• USB: USB Type-C
• Headphone Jack: Yes, 3.5mm headphone jack
• Battery: 5,000mAH Battery
• Charging: 44W Fast Charging

Vivo T1 5G

Price:

• 8GB+128GB RAM (Rs. 25,800)
• 8GB + 256GB (Rs. 28,100)
• 12GB + 256GB (Rs. 30,500)

Note: The price mentioned are based on the China prices where the phone was launched in October … Read the rest

The US Again Warns India of CAATSA Sanction Over S-400 Missile Deal

The US again raised its concern over India buying S-400 missile defense system to India and called Russia is playing a destabilizing role in the region. But it admitted that India’s decision to buy Russian missiles is based on the national interest of the country.

State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said that the US had concerns with the S-400 system and he thought that the deal put the destabilizing role of Russia not only in the region but potentially beyond as well in the spotlight.

Price further maintained that while the US hadn’t decided about the missile deal, it was something the US continued to discuss with the government of India about the risk of CAATSA sanctions for the missile deal with Russia.

Price was speaking to the reporters about the implications of the Russian missile on the Indo-US bilateral ties. The US is analyzing the deal in the shadow of its heightened tensions with Moscow for Russia’s imminent Ukraine invasion.

India closed the S-400 missile deal despite strong objections from the Biden administration and the threat of US sanctions. Also, the US administration has … Read the rest

Tesla Delays Launch Of New Models Amid Supply Chain Woes

While rising demand for electric vehicles has increased Tesla’s profit to a record $5.5 billion in 2021, the electric carmaker calls it a bigger feat as it made 87% deliveries and scored a 71% ($53.8 billion) rise in revenues despite the global semiconductor shortage.

No Immediate Relief From Supply Chain Woes To Tesla

No Immediate Relief From Supply Chain Woes To Tesla

In a press release, Tesla stated that the company planned to boost production to achieve the target of 50% annual growth. But it maintained that the stability of the supply chain would play a crucial role in the growth.

Tesla’s press release further stated that their factories had been running below capacity due to supply chain anomaly and that the problem would continue in 2022.

Elon Musk Has Hope

Elon Musk Has Hope

Musk said that the new semiconductor capacity could plug the demand and supply gap by the end of 2022 or early 2023. But he also hinted at other issues that could surface in 2022. Elon Musk was speaking to analysts and investors during a conference call.

No New Products This Year

Elon Musk's Tesla Rides

The decision to roll out new products … Read the rest

Antivirus Software Owner John McAfee, 75, Died As A Prisoner In Spain

John McAfee, the owner of the leading McAfee antivirus software firm, died as a fugitive in a Spanish prison. A Spanish court deemed it a suicide after the court turned his application for resisting extradition to the US was turned down.

Why was the US seeking the extradition of John McAfee?

He was accused of not filing tax returns for several years despite making a good profit by promoting cryptocurrencies, consulting work, and selling the rights to his story for a documentary. If proved, he could face conviction and McAfee feared he could be imprisoned for life. He was 75 at the time of his death.

Why was his application contesting extradition was turned down?

McAfee alleged that he was facing persecution for raising his voice against the rampant corruption in the federal departments. He also opposed the flat money system that allows banks greater control over regulating the money supply. But the court found no material in the allegations and released the order to extradite McAfee.

But it wasn’t the only trouble of John McAfee….

In 2012, McAfee had to flee his home in … Read the rest

Jeff Bezos Will Fulfill His Childhood Dream Of Blasting Into Space In His Rocket

The 57-year-old Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, is planning a trip to space in his rocket. He will ride a reusable New Shephard rocket that has been tested 15 times by his Blue Origin Company.

When will the flight take off?

Jeff Bezos is the wealthiest man in the world by Forbes’ estimate and now he’s going to be the first billionaire to travel to space. The flight will take July 20 on the 52nd anniversary of the first moon landing by Apollo 11 which took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon.

Bezos will be accompanied by his younger brother, Mark who’s an investor and volunteer firefighter. Also, there’ll if a lucky winner of an online charity auction. A New Shephard rocket will take all the occupants to space from remote West Texas on the said date.

Blue Origin’s flight details

Blue Origin took inspiration from Alan Shephard who’s the first American to go to space in a sub-orbital ride aboard a Mercury capsule in 1961. Blue Origin even named its capsule on Alan Shephard. But Bezos flight will be five minutes less than … Read the rest

Three Incredible Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is around the corner and you must be looking for a nice gift for your loving and caring dad. And you could be considering buying a new coffee mug for your dad or a new phone with a large screen.

If your dad likes spending time in the outdoors, or he’s always nostalgic about memories, or he loves doing things on his own, you can consider the following gifts for him.

Tiki Tunes

It is a music system that also works as a nightlight to enjoy music in the summer evenings. If your father loves spending the evening under the open sky, you can gift him Tiki Tunes that he can use while relaxing in the outdoors. He can play the music with a warm LED flicker while gazing at stars, making barbecues, or hanging around with social media friends. It is something that he can use as an excuse to enjoy the outdoors.

iMemories

If your father loves recalling memories when he’s alone then iMemories would be the best gift for him. It is a kit in which your dad could send … Read the rest