Month: July 2021

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices alone.
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The government’s official IT security organisation CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) has asked Apple users to urgently update their iPhone and iPad units to the latest versions. iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1 were released earlier this week with critical bug fixes. The updates fix a memory corruption zero-day vulnerability that the government confirms is
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Infinix X1 40-inch Android Smart TV has launched in India adding to the 32-inch and 43-inch models that were launched in December last year. It follows the slim bezel design of the series and comes with impressive features such as HDR 10 certification, 24W box speakers, Chromecast built-in, and more. The Infinix X1 40-inch Android
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Neo QLED is one of the hottest new display technologies for television sets. Samsung has adopted this technology across its entire 2021 4K and 8K TV range, promising a big improvement in picture quality over the previous generation. When it comes to buying a new TV, there are a lot of confusing acronyms and jargon,
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Cryptocurrencies have become a hot topic for discussion when it comes to investments and asset building. But all of this has brought countless rumors and myths into existence that manipulate people’s perspectives regarding cryptocurrencies. Knowing the truth is important if you want to make informed decisions involving crypto-assets and monetary investments. Here are some myths
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Panasonic said first-quarter operating profit surged more than 27 times, handily beating expectations as demand for home appliances and automotive batteries recovered from a particularly weak COVID-hit year. Profit for April-June rose to JPY 104.4 billion (roughly Rs. 7,060 crores) from JPY 3.8 billion (roughly Rs. 260 crores) a year earlier, some 50 percent higher than
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Apple saw its highest second-quarter revenue share at 41 percent and a year-on-year (YoY) growth of 30 percent, despite fewer shipments compared to the previous quarter, as per the latest data from Counterpoint. The Cupertino giant’s iPhone 12 series once again saw a strong demand. Xiaomi became the second largest smartphone brand globally thanks to
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