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Redmi K20 Pro gets 388,803 on AnTuTu, becomes the ‘world’s fastest phone’

Redmi K20 Pro gets 388,803 on AnTuTu

Xiaomi is getting ready to launch the Redmi K20 Pro in India, and it’s clear that the manufacturer is targeting OnePlus. With the OnePlus 7 Pro costing ₹48,999 in India, Xiaomi is aiming to deliver an alternative that costs about half as much. To that effect, the company is building hype around the upcoming device, with today’s installment featuring AnTuTu scores. With an overall score of 388,803, the Redmi K20 Pro outscores every other device in the market today, with Xiaomi calling it the “world’s fastest phone.” It should be noted that synthetic benchmarks don’t reveal how good a phone …

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Huawei slashes revenue forecast amid US pressure in trade war

Huawei slashes revenue forecast amid US pressure in trade war

A Huawei logo displayed at a retail store in Beijing. Fred Dufour | AFP | Getty Images Huawei will reduce its production capacity which could hit revenue growth, the CEO of the Chinese tech giant said on Monday, as he revealed his plans to deal with the continued pressure from the U.S. “In the next two years, I think we will reduce our capacity, our revenue will be down by about $30 billion dollars compared to forecasts, so our sales revenue due this year and next will be about $100 billion,” Ren Zhengfei, founder of the telecoms equipment giant said, …

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Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review: a OnePlus 7 Pro with a better camera

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review: a OnePlus 7 Pro with a better camera

As has often been the case in the past, Oppo’s latest flagship phone has a lot in common with another from OnePlus, since the companies share ownership and supply chain resources. In this case, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom follows the release of the impressive OnePlus 7 Pro. But for the first time, Oppo’s phone might actually be better. Although the usual move has been for OnePlus to build a higher-spec phone around a mid-range Oppo chassis or screen design and strip down the software, that’s not what’s happened here. The Reno 10x Zoom is every bit as high-end and …

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Xiaomi ends MIUI beta program, claiming too many users and not enough feedback

Xiaomi ends MIUI beta program, claiming too many users and not enough feedback

Xiaomi maintains its custom skin of Android, called MIUI, which ships on most of the company’s devices — the main exceptions being its Android One and Android Go phones. Xiaomi allows phone owners to try out new MIUI features in the public MIUI Beta program, but now that’s coming to an end. “As more Mi Phone models got introduced to the market, more users started using MIUI Beta through different channels,” Xiaomi wrote in a post on the official Mi Community forum. “However, MIUI Beta is made for public testing and requires the user to have a very high tolerance …

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Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts

This new method would ensure that you could recover your account even if an intruder has changed the user name and contact data. To that end, Instagram is offering a safeguard that ensures a user name can’t be claimed for a “period of time” after account changes, whether it’s a hack or a voluntary change. It’s not certain when the in-app recovery will be widely available, although the user name lockdown is available to all Android users now and deploying to iOS users. However, the goal of the new recovery process is clear — Instagram is hoping that you can …

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Google Accused of Unlawfully Copying Song Lyrics From Genius.com

Google Accused of Unlawfully Copying Song Lyrics From Genius.com

Genius Media, a US-based digital media company that specialises in song lyrics, has accused Google of copying their work to display in its Search results for years without permission and has asked the search-engine giant to address the situation. According to Genius Media, the lyrics that Google displays alongside any usual information about a particular song on Search are picked up from the company’s work. “The company has shown Google irrefutable evidence again and again that they are displaying lyrics copied from Genius in their Lyrics OneBox. This is a serious issue and Google needs to address it,” The Verge …

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