Top Tech News Today: MIUI 11, Mi A3, Cable Blackout, Samsung Charger, Mi Notebook Air
Official features of MIUI 11 have been shared, and they are exciting, all right
MIUI 11 is the latest OS from Xiaomi, and some interesting details have emerged regarding it’s new features. Launch of Mi A3 looks near now, and it can be another version of Mi 9X smartphones.
There is an undocumented problem with Intel chips which can be exploited by hackers, and Samsung has launched a new 25W charger, with some interesting features.
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MIUI 11 Features
And finally, it’s official now. MIUI 11’s official features have been discussed, and shared by Liu Ming, head of the product planning department at Xiaomi, during a Q&A session. Among other features, this new version of Xiaomi’s own OS will have new system icons, new design, a new power saving mode, Android Q Support, some cutting edge AI support and more. The updates are expected to roll out by June this year.
Mi A3 Launch
Decks are now cleared for the official launch of Mi A3, which will be another version of Mi 9X, powered with Android One OS. Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor is expected to power Mi A3, same as Redmi Note 7 Pro, and a 6.4-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display in a 19.5:9 screen aspect ratio promises some sharp images. 32MP selfie camera will be complemented by a triple rear camera set up, whose highlight shall be a 48MP primary sensor, which will be most probably a Sony IMX 586 sensor.
Blackout For Cable TV Users In India?
Speculations are rife that effective April 1st, there can be a Cable Blackout in India, for some channels. Starting April 1st, TRAI’s new Cable TV rules come into force, and the users who haven’t yet opted for the new plans can be automatically shifted to a ‘Best Fit Plan’, which can result in blackout of some channels. We are still awaiting TRAI’s official comment on this. Have you chosen your new Cable TV plans and packs?
Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook Air 12.5 inch Is Launched
Xiaomi has launched an upgraded version of their Mi Notebook, which is called the Mi Notebook Air 12.5-inch (2019). Featuring 1080×1920 pixel resolution, this new Notebook promises superfast charging: 50% of the charge can be completed in 50 minutes. Intel Core i5 and Core m3 processor will power this new laptop from Xiaomi, which will have a 4GB RAM and run on Windows 10 OS.
Samsung’s 25W Charger With USP Power Display
Samsung’s new 25W charger is named EP-TA800, which is a USB Power Delivery charger and supports the new Programmable Power Supply (PPS), which means that the phone will be able to actually control the power output of the charger. Galaxy S10 5G and Galaxy A70 are the first among others to support this new 25W charger from Samsung.
Intel’s Hack Problem
During the Black Hat Asia event in Singapore, security researchers from Positive Technologies revealed that an ‘undocumented’ technical issue within Intel company can be a massive source of hack for all computers and mobiles run by Intel processors. Visualization of Internal Signals Architecture (VISA) is a technology which enables data from the Intel’s internal memory to be read. When it communicates with peripherals such as keyboards, mouse or camera and others, then hackers can actually interrupt this flow of information, and hack the computer.