In order to fulfill the basic functions of our service, the user hereby agrees to allow Xiaomi to collect, process and use personal information which shall include but not be limited to written threads, pictures, comments, replies in the Mi Community, and relevant data types listed in Xiaomi's Private Policy. By selecting "Agree", you agree to Xiaomi's Private Policy and Content Policy .
Agree

Tech

Tech Weekly
Subscribed
Subscribe

[Tech Weekly] Tech Weekly Vol. 74: Google News Showcase, Google Maps Dark, MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ and More!

2020-10-07 00:57:19
1472 43


Hello Mi Fans,

Technology is revolutionizing the way we live, we work and interact with others. High-tech approaches are an integral part of our lives now. What would we do without technology in our daily lives? Love it or hate it, technology is here to stay and how. We at Mi Community try our best to keep our Mi fans updated with the latest technology trends and news. In the hustle and bustle of our busy daily lives you may not get enough time to have a look on each of the tech news we put here. No worries, we are here to help you out.

If you couldn't keep up with the tech updates of last week due to your busy routine here is the compilation of Tech threads that have been posted here in past week for you. Lets see what we have in store for you!

  • Google Announces News Showcase Story Panels, Coming To News Discover and Search by Paddyman


Back in June, Google announced that it would license content from news publishers for a new feature that would appear across its products. The company today unveiled “Google News Showcase” and a $1 billion investment.

Google is paying “publishers to create and curate high-quality content” for “Google News Showcase.” This differentiated “online news experience” leverages swipeable cards called “story panels.”



  • MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ Successfully Established 5G SA Carrier Aggregation Data Call by Paddyman


Recently, MediaTek and Ericsson (Ericsson) conducted 5G key interoperability tests to prepare for 5G independent networking (SA).

The two parties successfully completed the TDD/FDD 5G carrier aggregation interoperability test on the MediaTek Dimensity 5G SoC for the first time, including three combination modes of TDD+TDD, FDD+TDD and FDD+FDD.

Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-3358810-1-0.html

  • WhatsApp Finally Lets You Mute A Contact or Group Forever by Paddyman


One of the most annoying things about WhatsApp is that you can’t mute a contact or group chat permanently, as the messaging app only lets you mute chats for eight hours, a week, or a year.

We got word earlier this year that WhatsApp was working to let you mute contacts and group chats forever, and it looks like the feature is finally rolling out to beta users now (replacing the option to mute a chat for a year). Frequent leaker WABetaInfo spotted the new addition, noting that the always mute option is now available in version 2.20.201.10 of the app.


Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-3360593-1-0.html



British semiconductor firm ARM, ahead of its impending $40 billion acquisition by US chip giant, NVidia has announced new safety capable computing solutions aimed at a variety of autonomous systems, including vehicles and industrial machinery. The list includes Cortex-A78AE CPU, Mali G78AE GPU and the Mali C71AE ISP.


  • Google Maps dark theme now starts rolling out, to some android users! by ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ


At the start of last month, we spotted Google working on a Maps dark mode for Android. The Google Maps dark theme is now beginning to roll out for some users and it encompasses the entire app. Once available, the Settings page will house a new “Appearance” menu with three standard options: Light theme, Dark theme, Default to device theme. Google notes that the main look can be set independent of the navigation mode.


Thanks for reading!

We will be back with another episode of Tech Weekly next week!




Rate

Number of participants 2 Experience +21 Pack Reason

View Rating Log

2020-10-07 00:57:19
Favorites19 RateRate
Tech Weekly
Xiaomi Weekly which features Tech news from Xiaomi Global and important highlights which you can't afford to miss.
54 Article Description     383 Subscribers
Subscribed
Subscribe

News Reporter

ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ | from Redmi Note 4X

#1

Awesome compilation ♥️
2020-10-07 01:00:45

Mi Rédacteur

Mi-FE | from app

#2

nice compilation
2020-10-07 01:02:26
Thanks for sharing!!
2020-10-07 01:18:26

Master Bunny

ถั่วงอก | from Redmi Note 6 Pro

#4

thanks thanks you so much
2020-10-07 01:28:27

Mi Gamer Team

pasitho | from Redmi Note 7

#5

Great 👍
2020-10-07 01:54:27

Master Bunny

heres_johnny | from Mi MIX 2S

#6

good compilation, thanks
2020-10-07 02:59:47

Grand Master Bunny

Suter | from Redmi Note 7

#7

Thanks for the compilation
2020-10-07 04:12:51

Master Bunny

SandorneErzsike | from MI MAX 3

#8

Thanks for sharing.  The maps are dark here.  Nice summarized article...😊
2020-10-07 04:22:41

Grand Master Bunny

m@soud | from Redmi Note 5

#9

Thanks for sharing
2020-10-07 04:39:41

News Reporter

Subrata Maity | from Redmi 3S

#10

Thanks for sharing with us.
2020-10-07 05:39:14
please sign in to reply.
Sign In Sign Up

VikuBalupura

Super moderator

  • Followers

    4527

  • Threads

    454

  • Replies

    3099

  • Points

    195913

3 Days Check-In
7 Days Check-In
21 Days Check-In
40 Days Check-In
70 Days Check-In
100 Days Check-In
Shake!!Shake!!
Lucky Draw No.
500K Members
Christmas Contest
2016 Christmas
Mi Explorers
2016 #ThrowbackwithMiComm
1 million members
Xiaomi 7th Birthday
71st Independence Day
2 million registered members
Diwali
Twitter Medal
Christmas 2017
Mi Community Updater
Throw Back with Mi 2018
Suited and Booted
New Home
10k Mi Fans
Cast Away
20K Mi Fans
30K Members
Mi Love U & I
Bunny Winner
Mi 9 & Mi 9 SE
Best Mi
Happy Mother's Day
Android Q
50K Mi Fans
Mobile Photography Lover
70K Mi Fans
Challenger
40K Registered Users
Eid Mubarak
Eid ul-Fitr Mubarak
Brain Teaser
200k Member
Tech Talent
Best Writer
15K UK
100K Mi Fans
Selfie Day
Mi 9T
MIUI Geek
Three's A Party
Happy July
Mi 9T
Global Fans
My Country My Pride
60K Registered Users
Like
Check in
Reply
Favorites
Post
Profile Medal
MIUI 9th Birthday
Global Community
Mi A3
90k Mi Fans en México
Mejor Contenido Agosto
wallpaper votes
500
better together slogan
Global Community
device poll
better together with friends
games discuss
Puzzle Master
Mid-Autumn Festival
200K Mi Fans
400K Mi Fans
300K Mi Fans
MIUI 11
step up
close up
All-Star Battle
Halloween
Best Photo
110million
Redmi Note 8 Series
MIUI 12
Eid Mubarak
MIUI12
Art Challenge
Design Together
10 years
Emoji Day
Theme Medal
First Anniversary
K2K #4
The View Outside Your Window

Read moreGet new

Mi Comm APP

Stay updated on Mi Products and MIUI

Copyright©2010-2020 Xiaomi.com, All Rights Reserved
Quick Reply To Top Return to the list