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OnePlus officially removed the wraps from its latest flagship, the OnePlus 8T, globally last night. The company held a separate event to launch the smartphone in China. But, who knew OnePlus might have a jaw-dropping surprise up its sleeve. Along with the standard 8T, the company today announced in China the “OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition”. OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition will be available for preorder starting on November 4, just a couple of weeks before the game’s official launch. Cyberpunk 2077, for those of you who don’t know, is an open world RPG action game set in Night City. It will be available to play on all major platforms, including Xbox, PlayStation, and PC.

OnePlus is no stranger to partnerships for its new flagship launches. We’ve already seen McLaren and Star Wars Special Edition OnePlus phones in recent years. Now, the company has teamed up with popular game developer CD Projekt Red. Today it announced a limited edition OnePlus 8T to celebrate the launch of its long-awaited AAA game, Cyberpunk 2077.

The Chinese phone maker shared a short teaser video along with the announcement. However, it only shows the front of the OnePlus 8T. What do you think the back panel will look like? Building on other limited-edition Cyberpunk 2077 products released in recent weeks, we can expect the OnePlus 8T to feature a neon yellow back panel with angular lines to reflect the game’s futuristic (and cyber) theme.

In an official tweet, CD Project Red’s lead PR manager Radek Grabowski revealed that the CP2077 limited edition variant of the OnePlus 8T is coming soon. The company will share more details in November, but there is an important caveat here. This partnership will be exclusive to China (for now at least), so if you were hoping for this device to make its way to India or the US In the short term, you’re out of luck.

A day before its long-awaited launch in India, Xiaomi’s India website has apparently revealed the Mi 10T Pro prices in the country. According to a now-deleted listing on Mi.com, the device will apparently be priced at Rs. 44,990, which would be a total of Rs 5,000 lower than Rs. 49,999 than Mi 10 5G launched earlier this year.

If the filtered price holds, it will be slightly cheaper in India than in Europe, where it is priced starting at € 599 (~ Rs. 51,000). As for the standard Mi 10T, it starts at € 499 (~ Rs 43,000) in the eurozone. Please note that the allegedly leaked prices on Mi.com might be a placeholder, so we will have to wait till tomorrow for the correct details.

Having unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro, earlier this month, Xiaomi is set to launch them in India tomorrow. The two devices come with pretty much the similar hardware as the original Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, but with several minor changes that are largely limited to the cameras and display.

They both ship with very similar hardware, including the Snapdragon 865 chipset, up to 8GB of RAM, and the 6.67-inch IPS Full HD + (2340 × 1080 pixels) 144Hz display. Both devices also offer triple cameras on the back, but while the Mi 10T’s setup is driven by the 64MP Sony IMX682 sensor, the 10T Pro’s incorporates Samsung’s 108MP HMX image sensor.

For those looking for a lightweight but versatile machine, Mi NoteBook 14 is the best laptop under 50000. This laptop is powered by the Intel Core i5 – 10210U processor, which has 4 cores and 8 threads. The laptop also includes 8GB of DDR4 memory running at 2666MHz and a 512GB SSD so your operating system and programs load quickly. The laptop’s 14-inch screen also comes with a pre-applied anti-glare coating, making the screen resistant to reflections and such. While the Mi Notebook doesn’t come with a built-in webcam, the company includes a smartly designed camera in the box that slides very elegantly over the screen.

Design and Build Quality

In terms of design, Xiaomi has opted for a clean and minimalist design language for the Mi Notebook 14. The corners are not too sharp, there are no marks on the entire notebook except for a small “Mi” logo on the bottom bezel of the notebook. screen and the laptop has a slit in the middle to open the lid easily. The hinge is very well made, balanced and can be opened with one finger, which is always fresh.

Mi Notebook 14 is constructed of mostly lightweight metal, the notebook feels sturdy in the hand. However, because the chassis is made of aluminum, it doesn’t weigh you down either. At 1.5kg, it’s a bit heavier than the more premium Horizon edition of the laptop, but with the lid closed and looking from a small distance, the more affordable Mi Notebook 14 looks a lot like its sibling. When closed, the laptop also offers no branding on the case, which makes it quite interesting to see.

The overall build quality feels quite impressive, and the laptop is also very easy to carry in hand due to its form factor that features a 14-inch screen.

Connectivity features

For connectivity, the Mi Notebook 14 Silver comes equipped with 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 HDMI port, 1 combo audio jack, and the charging port. Similar to the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition, the Mi Notebook 14 also excludes the card reader, which is disappointing.

Processor and performance

The Mi Notebook 14 Silver runs on Intel’s 10th generation i5-10210U CPU and has 8GB DDR4 RAM RAM + 256GB / 512GB SSD. The SSD used here is the SATA 3 type. The base clock speed of the quad-core CPU is 1.6 GHz and has a boost clock speed of up to 4.2 GHz. For graphics, the high-end variant is based on the NVIDIA MX250 level GPU entry-level and you can choose to buy the Mi Notebook 14 with Intel UHD Graphics 620 at a lower price. The good news is that all of these variants will still offer you the 10th Gen i5-10210U CPU and 8GB of DDR4 RAM.

We tested this Laptop for about 2 weeks. The laptop handled our daily works with no performance issues. There were no signs of lag or slowdown with more than 15 tabs open in Edge, simultaneous Zoom calls, photo editing in Pixlr, and multi-document editing in MS Word. The Mi Notebook 14 can also run source code editors like JRE 13 and Netbeans without any problems.

Display

Mi Notebook 14(Source: The Economic Times)

The Mi Notebook 14 Silver features a vibrant 14-inch IPS Full HD (1920×1080) LCD display. The panel becomes very bright and produces sharp images. You will like the screen very much if you mainly use your laptop to stream movies and series. The screen has an anti-glare coating, which means you’ll have less trouble working and consuming media in a light-filled room. The Full HD display has the standard viewing angles of 178 °, but the matte finish coating improves visibility even from extreme angles. Mi Notebook 14 offers a respectable 81.2 % screen-to-body ratio

OS & Keyboard

Mi Notebook 14 (Source: HT Tech)

The Mi Notebook 14 comes pre-installed with the Windows 10 Home operating system

The keyboard and trackpad are also good for the price range. Especially the trackpad that feels sensitive to the touch and is large enough for medium or even slightly larger hands. The keyboard is also up there with good travel and key feedback. Although, it is far from the perfect solution as there is no backlight on the keyboard.

Battery

The laptop offers ultrabook like battery performance with its 46Wh battery pack. In our time with the Mi Notebook 14, the device gave us around 8-9 hours on a single charge — very close to Xiaomi’s claims of 10 hours of use on a charge.

Conclusion

Mi Notebook 14 offers pretty much the same configuration as the high-end variants of the device. As such, to facilitate any purchase decision, we will recommend the entry-level variant of the device rather than the high-end MX250 dedicated GPU variant.

As for the entry-level variant, it offers enough both in terms of core performance and on-board storage which the best laptop under 50000.

Specifications

OS:Windows 10 Home
Display:14″ (1920×1080)
Processor:10th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 | 1.6GHz
Memory:256GB + 512GB SSD/8GB DDR4
Weight:1.5
Dimension:17.95 x 323 x 228
Graphics Processor:Intel® UHD Graphics 620

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A Chinese vlogger, Lamu, she was popular on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, died on September 30, 2020. Lamu, 30, was recognized for her happy posts and natural beauty and primarily documented her life in China rural.

Her ex-husband doused her with gasoline as she tried to broadcast live. Local media reports indicated that her screen went black shortly after she began streaming.

Lamu, from the Chinese province of Sichuan, had two children. She was married to Tang and had already divorced him once earlier. However, she decided to remarry him because he had threatened to kill one of her children.

However, that didn’t last long as he ended up running away. A statement from the Jinchuan County Public Security Bureau said Tang allegedly broke into her home on September 14, armed with a knife and gasoline. He doused her with gasoline and set her on fire, causing her to suffer 90% burns to her body. She was rushed to hospital, but she died two weeks after the attack.

The intention is not yet confirmed but Tang reportedly has a history of domestic violence. So, he was reportedly seeking revenge as she had filed for divorce for the same thing. As a conclusion, Tang was detained on the date of her death for further investigation.

After the death of the vlogger, Lamu’s family went ahead of her followers to ask for financial help. More than 1 million yuan (~ 1.07 million rupees) was collected in about 24 hours.

Additionally, this incident raised many questions about women’s safety and netizens have been talking about it ever since on the Chinese social platform Weibo. More than 70 million posts have been registered under a hashtag used for her passing. The outrage on social media is real and necessary as China has witnessed an increase in domestic violence cases and yet has failed to take the necessary action.

PUBG Corporation is in talks with Reliance Jio to bring PUBG Mobile back to India, according to a report by Hindu Business Line. Citing an internal source, the report indicates that the talks are currently in the early stages and officials from both companies are working out the details on how a deal could be structured.

In early September, the Indian government issued a press release announcing the ban on PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite. The government decided to ban these apps on the grounds that they were detrimental to the sovereignty and integrity of India, Defense of India, State Security and Public Order.

The game is not available on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Even if you have it and are using an Indian ISP to connect, the game does not get a port assignment on the server, making it unplayable. PUBG Corporation is said to be looking for local partners to bring the game back to India.

Another source added that issues related to revenue sharing and location are being discussed. “Legal experts on both sides are exploring possibilities on how revenue should be split, either 50:50 or Jio guaranteeing PUBG revenue based on a fixed number of users each month,” the sources added. However, neither Reliance Jio nor PUBG Corporation has issued an official statement.

According to Poco India’s tweet, the Poco C3 will launch in India on October 6 at 12 p.m. (noon) IST. Poco India says the phone will be available via Flipkart. So far, the price and sale date have not been clear. Still, recently the pictures of the Poco C3’s alleged retail box were leaked, suggesting that the 4GB + 64GB storage variant will be priced at Rs. 10,990. Poco C3 is expected to be a rebranded Redmi 9C that launched in Malaysia in June. If it turns out to be true the Poco C3 will be powered by a MediaTek Helio G35 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM, and a triple camera setup.

Redmi 9C Specs

Redmi 9C has a 6.53-inch HD + Dot Drop LCD (720×1,600 pixels) with 20: 9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, with up to 4GB of RAM and it runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. It has a dual sim slot and a separate microSD slot and can be expanded up to 512GB. It has a triple rear camera 13-megapixel main camera with f / 2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel macro sensor with f / 2.4 lens, and 2-megapixel depth sensor with f / 2.4 lens, and has a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f / 2.2 aperture.

Redmi 9C has a big 5,000 mAh battery with 10 W fast charging support. It has a 3.5mm audio jack and Micro USB port for charging. The phone has a rear fingerprint sensor and has AI face unlock. It weighs 196 grams.

The POCO C3 is expected to be the most affordable POCO device launched in India to date, we expect it to be priced below Rs. 10,000 in India. What do you think of the POCO C3? Let us know in the comments below.

When Google made its Google Meet video conferencing service available to everyone with a Google account for free, the company had mentioned its plans to limit the length of each session to 60 minutes before September 30. Considering that the pandemic still shows no signs of reducing down, the software giant has now extended Unlimited Meet calls until March 31, 2021.

As we look forward to a holiday season with fewer trips and greater events like family get-togethers, PTA meetings, and video weddings, we want to continue helping those who trust Meet stay in touch for months to come. As a sign of our commitment, today we will continue unlimited Meet calling (up to 24 hours) in the free version until March 31, 2021, for Gmail accounts, ”the company wrote in a blog post.

In case you were wondering, the actual limit for each Google Meet session is 24 hours. However, it may not reach that limit under normal circumstances. On the other hand, popular Google Meet competitor Zoom limits each free meeting involving more than 3 participants to 40 minutes.

Google’s decision to extend the limit will come in handy for those who now rely on Google Meet for online classes, virtual meetings, catching up with friends, and more. With this extension, Google can also attract users of competing video conferencing services such as Zoom, which in turn will help Google Meet evolve as the standard for video calling for the foreseeable future.

Did you know that users watch 1 billion hours of YouTube a day? That equates to 8.4 minutes per day per human!

Due to its great popularity, it is difficult for marketers to ignore the video marketing channel. But with such popularity comes great competition.

We’ve all caught ourselves watching hours and hours of cat videos. There is nothing to be ashamed of! The question is, how can marketers steal the attention of these famous cats to bring more attention to their own YouTube channels? This is exactly what this article claims to bring you because if you’ve put in the time investing in video, you don’t just want to make a profit, you need a return!

It’s time to increase your channel subscribers through strategic work. Here are 5 tips to quickly increase your YouTube subscribers.

Publish Longer videos (10+ minutes)

Although YouTube hosts many detailed and in-depth reviews and other extensive content, high-converting videos are those that are now longer than 10 minutes or longer.

Shorter videos used to perform well in the past, but now that YouTube has gained momentum, longer videos tend to rank higher.

Comscore published in January 2014 that the average duration of most YouTube videos was around 4.4 minutes. For content creators just starting out, this is the golden number.

YouTube Thumbnail image

Create a custom video thumbnail for each video instead of having one randomly generated. This only makes sense.

Using relevant annotations and images as custom thumbnails for your YouTube videos will increase the CTR (click through rate) of your videos. A custom video thumbnail with a small annotation will tell your users what your video is about.

YouTube thumbnails help you attract new users to your channel and if you’re not designing catchy thumbnails, you’re missing out on a lot.

Use A YouTube Intro & Outro

Your YouTube intro and outro not only helps branding, it will also make your video more entertaining.

Having an introduction and an exit will serve your brand and give your video a sense of professionalism. It’s like the opening theme of a television show.

Plus, an engaging intro will ensure that your viewers stay glued to the rest of the video.

Edit your videos ruthlessly

Thomas Hawk, a renowned photographer, claims that for every photograph he publishes, he has ten rejected shots. The same goes for any type of editing.

Mercilessly edit your YouTube videos and make sure only the best ones get posted.

If you are quick to stick strictly to your schedule and post randomly, it will only hurt you and your brand as a whole. Make a lot of recordings while recording a video and make sure only the best parts are selected.

Be Frequent

You must have heard this a lot, but repeating it is never enough. It is very important to stay on the radar because the number of YouTube channels accumulates with each passing day. So be sure to create and upload your videos frequently. It is always best to create a content program that makes it organized and easy to handle editing and publishing.

The main reason is that people come to YouTube to watch videos and if they have subscribed to your channel, they want to watch the videos from time to time. In other words, there must be a video every time a viewer enters your channel subscribers. Last but not least, if you don’t post videos frequently, you could end up losing subscribers.

Optimize your video descriptions

Returning to the SEO aspect of YouTube videos, the description of the video should not be neglected.

The description will not only allow your videos to be found in search engines, but it will also give potential viewers an idea of what your video is about.

But don’t overdo it. Having a very detailed description doesn’t make sense because only the first few lines of your description are displayed when the video initially loads.

Again, just like the title, you should use your keyword in the description, and again, don’t overdo it. Don’t think you’re outwitting the search engine by adding your keyword 17 times. Doing this will really affect your chances of showing up in searches.

Keep it natural and authentic.

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Facebook tells it is pressuring Apple to allow third-party messaging apps to be set as default on iPhones. In a conversation with The Information, Facebook’s head of messaging Stan Chudnovsky said the company is trying to convince the Cupertino giant to allow iPhone users to set their default messaging app rather than forcing them to use iMessage whether they want it or not.

According to Chudnovsky, “We understand that people should be able to use different messaging apps and the default one on their phone. Generally, everything moves in this direction anyway“. He also insisted that Apple’s methods are unfair to third-party developers because it does not provide them a level playing field on iOS. A more open operating system, such as Android, will allow other developers, such as Facebook, to compete on a level playing field, he said.

Chudnovsky further stated that Apple may not be willing to make the switch because that could affect iPhone sales in the long term. When asked why he thinks Apple has steadfastly refused to change its position despite possible antitrust scrutiny, he said: “The main assumption is that messaging drives hardware sales.”

While Apple may not be willing to open the messaging service on iPhones to third-party developers, the company has included options in iOS 14 to allow users to change the default web browser and email client. While the company appears unwilling to allow users to replace iMessage as the default messaging app on iOS, for now, it will be interesting to see if that will change in the future.