The trailer for GTA VI was anticipated by many fans soon. However, as the trailer was leaked on X by a suspended account, Rockstar Games has officially released it earlier than expected. The game takes us back to Vice City which we last saw in the 2002 Grand Theft Auto. We also see Lucia, the first ever female protagonist in GTA series, along with a lot of new things such as an in-game social media, return of old cars, crime and more.
Google may launch the Pixel 8a early next year but from the pattern that previous a-series devices have followed, it's easy to get some of the specifications of 8a. The Pixel 8a will probably end up costing the same as the Pixel 7a and will be powered by the Tensor G3, the new Tensor that was introduced in Pixel 8 this year.
Within a year, ChatGPT has become a full-fledged AI chatbot with knowledge cut-off of up to April 2023. It supports a multitude of features including image analysis, GPTs, voice chat, web browsing, code interpreter, plugins, custom instructions, data analysis, and more. ChatGPT also has apps for both Android and iOS. It's going to get access to the latest GPT-4 Turbo model as well.
Expected to make a debut at WWDC 2024, iOS 18 could be Apple's next big move to sell its iPhones. The next-gen iOS 18 is expected to have a more polished design along with less bugs and some impressive features. Generative AI will play a huge role in the iOS 18 foundation, enhancing Siri and Messages in a great way. Also, iOS 18 will support RCS to allow smooth communication between iPhone and Android users.
The Xiaomi 14 series of devices went official in October 2023 with the newly introduced Android 14-based HyperOS on top, right out of the box. The new HyperOS brings a lot of features to the table, which I was able to put to the test in real time. One of the stand out features of HyperOS is the ability to be able to uninstall bloatware. In addition, you also get to see a more streamlined Control Center, several lock screen customizations, and more.
Spotify Wrapped 2023 is now LIVE! You can now view the highlights of your music listening habits for 2023 on the mobile and desktop apps. For Android and iOS, you can head to the new dedicated Wrapped pill at the top and view your top artists, songs, genres, and a lot more. The desktop and web apps, on the other hand, will show you a huge banner on the home page.
Samsung Exynos processors have been used in several of the company's Android smartphones. A new rumor coming via X stated that a rebranding of Exynos SoC is happening, changing the name to 'Dream Chip' instead. However, the Samsung Semiconductor company has officially spoken in regards to this rumor. No plans of rebranding Exynos chips are in place for now, and the current branding will remain intact, as confirmed by them.
A decade after co-founders Kapil Jindal and Devinder Maheshwari rebranded thetecnica to Beebom, they decided it was time for a change. So, today, we unveil the new Beebom identity. The new Beebom logo is modern, it’s vibrant, and it has a free-flowing design that gives a sense of limitlessness. The new logo is paired with a redesign of the Beebom website, which brings a ton of new features to make consuming tech stories easy for our readers.
We have bundled a redesigned website experience with the launch of the new Beebom brand identity. The new Beebom website reflects our high-spirited and colorful design language. Leading the redesign are features like trending tags (scroll above to see how it looks), quick summaries (like the one you're reading), TLDR block, image lightbox, glossary, and stunning new multicolor info blocks. There's a lot more to unpack, so feel free to explore. Do share any feedback you have with us, it's much appreciated.
The WhatsApp Multiple Accounts feature has now landed for Android users to make use of. Using this feature, WhatsApp users will finally be able to add up to two accounts on a single device without having to resort to tricks like cloning the app. In order to add a second WhatsApp account, open the WhatsApp app on your Android device>tap on the vertical three-dot menu in the top right corner>select Settings>tap on the small down arrow button beside your name>select Add account. Then, you just follow the on-screen instructions to set up a second account on the platform.
The Steam Deck has finally received an OLED version, offering a variety of different improvements over the original. You get to see a bigger 50Wh battery over the 40Wh in the standard Steam Deck. There is also a more power-efficient 6nm AMD APU to bring more juice to the table. In addition, you get to see 512GB and a 1TB storage options for the OLED variant, priced at $549.00 and $649.00, respectively. The device will go on sale on November 16 in the US, Canada, UK, and EU. Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan.