Abubakar Mohammed

Abubakar covers Tech on Beebom. Hailing from a Computer Science background, the start of his love for Tech dates back to 2011, when he was gifted a Dell Inspiron 5100. When he's not covering Tech, you'll find him binge-watching anime and Tech content on YouTube, hunting heads in competitive FPS games, or exploring Teyvat in Genshin Impact. He has previously worked for leading publications such as Fossbytes, How-To Geek, and Android Police.

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Google Kills 17 Assistant Features Ahead of ‘Assistant with Bard’ Release

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The next victims of Google's slaughter and first entrants of Google Graveyard in 2024 are Google Assistant features, 17 of them. Most of the features are related to voice commands on smartphones and smart speakers. Google claims most of these features were "underutilized," and that the company would like to focus on "prioritizing the experiences."
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POCO X6 and X6 Pro Launched in India; Here Are the Specs and Pricing!

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POCO has finally launched its much-awaited POCO X6 and POCO X6 Pro smartphones in India. The POCO X6 comes with a Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 whereas the X6 Pro comes with the Dimensity 8300 Ultra chipset. Both the smartphones come with a 64MP OIS-backed triple camera system and 1.5K 120Hz Full-HD+ AMOLED display. The POCO X6 is priced starting at Rs 21,999 whereas the X6 Pro starts at Rs 26,999 in India.
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ROG Phone 8 and 8 Pro Launched at CES 2024: Check out the Specs & Pricing

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ASUS ROG Phone 8 series has finally launched, and it boasts the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, up to 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage, and up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM. The phone also comes with a 6.78-inch 165Hz Samsung E6 AMOLED LTPO panel with FHD+ resolution, and 2500 nits of peak brightness. All powered by a 5,500 mAh battery capable of charging at 65W wired and 15W wirelessly. You also get a 50MP primary camera with gimbal stabilization tech, a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 32MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom.
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Redmi Note 13, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro+ Launched in India; Check out the Details

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Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi Note 13, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro+ in India. The Note 13 comes with Dimensity 6080, the Note 13 Pro comes with Snapdragon 7s Gen 2, and the Note 13 Pro+ comes with Dimensity 7200 Ultra. The Note 13, Note 13 Pro and Note 13 Pro+ are priced starting at Rs 18,999, 25,999, and 31,999, respectively. While the Pro series will be available to buy on Flipkart, the standard Note 13 will be sold via Amazon India.
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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2024: Galaxy S24 Gets an Official Launch Date

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Samsung has officially announced Galaxy Unpacked 2024 labeled "Opening a new era of mobile AI." The Korean giant will be unveiling the Galaxy S24 series, alongside new AI software tricks. The Galaxy S24 series is expected to arrive in many color variants as suggested by renders. Some of its key specifications include a Display upgrade, a Titanium frame, and two variants for different markets - Exynos and Snapdragon.
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POCO X6 and X6 Pro India Launch Slated for January 11

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The promotional banner for the upcoming POCO X6 series accidentally appeared on Flipkart ahead of time and revealed the official launch date to be January 11. The POCO X6 will be powered by the Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 while the X6 Pro will be powered by the Dimensity 8300 Ultra. The former is said to be a rebranded Redmi Note 13 Pro while the latter is a rebranded Redmi K70E, which launched in China recently.
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OnePlus Nord 3 Price Slashed in India by a Whopping Rs 6,000

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OnePlus Nord, which was originally launched starting at Rs 33,999 in India, has now discounted down to Rs 27,999 with bank offers on both its official store and Amazon. This is a massive Rs 6,000 discount on the original retail price, and it's a deal you shouldn't miss if you want a well-rounded phone under Rs 30,000. OnePlus Nord 3 includes a 120Hz AMOLED panel, Dimensity 9000 chipset, 80W fast-charging, and a 50MP main camera, among other things.
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Nothing Phone 2a: Release Date, Price, Leaks and Rumors

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Nothing is planning to launch the Phone 2a, a mid-range spin-off of the Nothing Phone (2) aimed at the budget segment. Leaks suggest the phone may feature a 120Hz OLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 7200 chipset, and NothingOS 2.5 based on Android 14 out of the box. The budget-centric Nothing Phone 2a will include 50MP dual rear cameras and a 32MP front camera. It will also have a redesigned back design with three glyph lights, a horizontal camera layout, and more.
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Xianyun Genshin Impact: Best Builds, Weapons & More

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Xianyun is a five-star Anemo character coming in Genshin Impact 4.4. The best build for her is combining Viridescent Venerer artifact set and her signature weapon Crane's Echoing Call. She's a damage dealer and healer that can both deal great damage and allow your party members to jump higher and deal plunging damage.
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Google Is Looking to Rebrand Android’s Nearby Share to ‘Quick Share’

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Google is rebranding it's Nearby Share feature to Quick Share. The change was first spotted by tipster Kamila Wojciechowska in GMS version 23.50.13. Notably, Quick Share is the moniker used by Samsung. This suggests that Apple and Samsung are probably collaborating to merge the feature under Quick Share moniker.
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