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Mobiles & Tabs

The Apple store could lend you a temporary device unitl your replacement iPhone arrives. (Photo | Flickr -  Håkan Dahlström))

Damaged your iPhone? You may have to wait for a replacement as Coronavirus hits China supply chain

Apple has informed its store employees and franchises that replacement of damaged iPhones may be delayed by two to four weeks

The OnePlus 8 with triple camera is available in Onyx Black, Glacial Green and Interstellar Glow colours.

OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro launched with curved display and premium features

The two phones will be available soon on the OnePlus.in site and online retailers

Galaxy A71’s 6.7” Infinity-O Display with the all new Super AMOLED Plus technology, which is extremely thin and light, delivers a true immersive experience.

Out of nowhere Samsung just launched a secret weapon against Chinese flagships

Samsung launches its most premium smartphone in A Series with Galaxy A71.

This file photo is of the launch of the Honor 9X Pro and Honor 9X last month. The company claims to have attracted 1 million app developers for Huawei AppGallery.

Honor 9X Pro coming this month-end but without Google suite, as Huawei blacklisted by US firms

The United States government barred its companies from supplying software and hardware to Huawei in May last year.

realme has made great efforts to become one of the first smartphone brands of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G mobile platform.

realme will debut at MWC 2020 with its first 5G flagship product - realme X50 Pro 5G

It will mark realme’s first time to participate in MWC, the grand exhibition in the global communications industry.

Gadgets

Apple says the Powerbeats 4 will be more comfortable in your ears and will have a longer run time of 15 hours, compared to the Powerbeats 3, which had a battery life of 12 hours.

Apple's gym buddy Powerbeats' latest avatar coming soon

Specs of the new edition of the trusty waterproof wireless in-ear accessory are out

The M1 mini serves as a personal pocket cinema for everyday life.

ViewSonic's M1 mini LED Pocket Cinema Projector wins iF Design Award 2020

The ViewSonic M1 mini is a pocket-sized projector that delivers convenient audio-visual entertainment anywhere.

The Huawei Watch GT 2E features a rubber strap similar to Apple Watch's Nike editions.

Fitness watchers, the sporty Huawei Watch GT 2E is tailor-made for you

It comes with 100 workout modes, 15 of them professional ones and 85 that you can custom set.

The annual shipments also reached a record level in 2019 at 147 million units.

Smart speaker, displays worldwide shipments reached 55.7 million units in Q4, 2019

Worldwide shipments of smart speakers and smart displays grew by 45 per cent year-on-year.

In Other news

It’s unclear whether the President’s executive order bars Americans from using TikTok, and even if it does it’s not enforceable as users will continue using the app over a VPN. (Photo | AP)

Explainer: What does Trump's order mean for TikTok, WeChat in US?

Trump’s order appears to formalise his threat to shut down TikTok unless Microsoft or some other American company buys it by September 15.

A group of children and parents protested the hybrid reopening of schools because they would prefer children to attend school five days a week, as before the pandemic. How likely children are to contract or spread the coronavirus has become a deeply contentious issue in the US, with reopening schools essential to enabling many parents to go back to work. Children are known to be far less likely to fall seriously ill or die from the virus: less than one percent of children who test positive for COVID-19 end up dying, according to a Europe-wide study released in June. (Photo | AP)

Trump's Facebook, Twitter post removed for saying children 'almost immune' to coronavirus

Action taken over 'misinformation', but the American Academy of Pediatrics says children appear to transmit COVID-19 less than adults.

Prosecutors allege that Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was the mastermind of the scheme that hacked Twitter accounts of celebrities and politicians, and sent tweets from their accounts seeking payments of Bitcoin, the Tampa Bay Times reported. After multiple halts, the judge ultimately declined to lower Clark's bail, which was set at $725,000 when he was arrested on Friday. (Photo | AFP)

Twitter hacking suspect's Zoom hearing interrupted by porn and rap

The Zoom users who disrupted the hearing had of course disguised their names.

Zhang Yiming finds himself under enormous pressure as he tries to assure the world that TikTok is safe and secure, while also protecting his image at home by not appearing to give in to demands from the West. (Photo | bytedance.com)

ByteDance boss in a predicament over Trump's ultimatum on TikTok

Zhang Yiming has been given just six weeks to find a buyer for the app in the United States or have it banned in its second largest market.

TikTok's forced sale of its US business to an American company could fuel calls in many nations for local control over internet platforms and data storage within their own national borders.

Forcing TikTok to sell its US business could end up killing the open internet

Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.