Nokia 2.1 receives Android 9 Pie OS update

Nokia 2.1 may be a darn budget phone, but that will not stop it from being upgraded to the latest Android operating system. It is a remarkable feat, mostly because of Nokia 2.1’s very humble specs: this 5.5′ smartphone runs Snapdragon 425 processor and only one gigabyte of RAM. Even despite these low specs, Android 9 Pie reportedly runs quite well on the budget device, meaning that the update is not at all unwelcome.This, though, does not mean that you can get this phone if you are from the US: Nokia 2.1 is still unavailable in the land of freedom, capitalism and apple pie. ...

Medio Exodus has not even been out for a week yet, and it has already been cracked

Denuvo has failed yet again. While everyone understands that this anti-piracy software can not protect any game forever, this time it failed to defend a game for even a week – and first week is very important to any video game’s sales. The latest victim of internet piracy is Metro Exodus, newest entry in the popular series based on a post-apocalypse Russian novels by Dmitry Glukhovsky. The game has been cracked yesterday – Denuvo was enough to protect it for full five days. Yay.Even though you can get Metro Exodus for free now, please, do not. Buy an original copy. You ...

My Office, new Microsoft program soon available for every Windows 10 owner

My Office is a further-developed version of an older, similiar program called Get Office. What exacly are its functions? Well, basically it is a sort of a secretary for your PC: an easy to access and manipulate list of your documents, as well as a quick access to Office and Skype apps and OneDrive. Its role is to make browsing your PC in search of important, business or office-esque content fast and reliable. How faster and more reliable is it than opening a folder and finding a file or double-clicking on a Skype icon on the desktop? We shall see – the program will be made available ...

Gionee F205 Pro, or how Gionee is not neccessarily dead yet

There were rumours afloat at the end of 2018 that Gionee is facing serious financial problems and will soon go under. Well, even if it will go under, the company has at least enough strenght to release one more smartphone. F205 is a budget device, possibly released to allow Gionee to make some quick buck. It comes with a 5,45′ display with 18:9 proportions and HD+ 1440x720p resolution, made from 2.5D DragonTrail glass. It runs on MediaTek MT6739WW 1,5 GHz, 4-core CPU and 2GB RAM. Device has 16GB of room, which can be expanded to 256GB with a microSD card. You will take videos and ...

The Red Bear watches over its troopers, or how Russia bans its soldiers from using smartphones

Russia’s parliament has just passed a new law, according to which Russian soldiers are forbidden from using smartphones while on duty. To be more specific, the bill forbids them from using a phone with capabilities to take pictures, record videos and access the Internet – so yeah, smartphones. Technically the soldiers could use old cellphones, as long as they would somehow break their 320×180 cameras. The ban also includes laptops and tablets. The bill have been passed with a vote of 400 to 50 voting in favour. The reason for the new bill was, reportedly, the fact that ...

MiniWiki, Wikipedia app for smartwatches

The app, created by one Will Bishop, is a miniature version of Wikipedia made to be compatible with Apple Watch. Currently the app contains every single one of Wikipedia’s 40 million articles in 293 languages. It is available for free via the Apple Store, although there is an option of donating money to its creator. The app works on the aforementioned Apple Watches, and does not require the device to be coupled with an iPhone. ...

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE officially. Specs, price, release date

Specifications:– Snapdragon 712 CPU, first on the market, Adreno 616 GPU,– 6GB RAM, 64/128GB flash space, no microSD card slot,– AMOLED display, 5,97′, FHD+, built-in fingerprint scanner,– Sony IM586 main camera, 48mpx + 8mpx + 13mpx, LED flash,– 20mpx selfie shooter,– Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC, LTE modem, GPS/GLONASS, dual SIM,– 3070 mAh battery,– Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10,– USB-C connectivity,– dimensions: 147,5 70,5 7,45 mm, weight: 155 gram.Mi 9 SE will cost 1999 yuan. Device will reach store shelves in China on 1st of ...

Apple is cooking up a 16-inch MacBook Pro with a fresh new design

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a note, according to which Apple is working on the aforementioned device. Sadly, the report does not tell us much more than what the title says: the device will be a 16-16.5 inch wide MacBook Pro with supposedly new, revamped design style. A 16′ display would make it the largest MacBook up to date, since the 17′ one from 2012 have been discontinued.That is all. Time will tell us more. ...

Vivo V15 Pro officially revealed. New CPU & other specs

Vivo V15 Pro will be a tricky smartphone, in that it will have a pretty solid specs as well as few pleasant gimmicks that will make it an interesting option for people who enjoy at least mild level of novelty in their smartphones. Here is a full list of this device’s specs:– 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display, 2.5D curved glass, 2,340 x 1,080, 19.5:9 aspect ratio,– Snapdragon 675 CPU, first on the market, Adreno 612 GPU,– 6/8 GB RAM, 128 GB flash space, microSD up to 256 GB,– 48mpx + 8mpx + 5mpx triple main camera, depth sensor, uper wide-angle secondary sensor, ...

Apple Watch now supports the Google Keep note taking app

The app allows you to create notes and entire reminder lists, which you can modify by checking the completed items off or pinning new ones to the list. Reminders and memos can be created in text as well as voice forms, and also can have images added to them; all of this can be shared among friends and family.Until recently it would only work on Android devices, but now it can also be ran on PC and Mac as well as Apple Watch device. ...