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[Tech Weekly] Tech Weekly Vol. 46: Snapdragon SoC guide, Google's COVID-19 Information Website and More!

2020-03-23 12:45:14
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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!

  • Snapdragon SoC guide: The 600,700,800 Series Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors explained! by ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ



First, a brief introduction. Snapdragon is a family of system on chip (SoC) products made by Qualcomm for use in a variety of mobile devices such as phones and tablets. It contains not just a central processing unit (CPU), but also a graphics processing unit (GPU), global positioning system (GPS), modems for LTE and Wi-Fi, and whatever is needed to create a complete chip to power a mobile device. Let’s simply refer to it as a processor so we won’t get too technical.


  • Facebook Rolls Out It's New Interface With Dark Mode by Subrata Maity


The new social network interface is now available to all users. In addition to a completely redesigned interface, a dark mode can now be activated. Almost a year after the appearance of the dark mode on the Messenger mobile application, and more recently on WhatsApp, Facebook is finally deploying the new version of its interface with dark mode for all users. The menu organization is completely revised so that the display of the site occupies the entire screen. Also, there is more focus on stories, events, marketplace and videos.

Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2956230-1-0.html



After much confusion and a brief delay, Google late on Friday launched its COVID-19 Information & Resources website. This dedicated experience is focused on providing education, prevention, and local resources. Last Friday, President Donald Trump revealed that “Google” was developing a coronavirus screening website. It quickly emerged that Google sister company Verily was the one responsible for an effort that incorporates a symptoms questionnaire, directions to drive through testing sites, and returns results. However, it was not the “nationwide” initiative touted by US officials with only limited availability in the San Francisco Bay Area. A day later, Google did announce it was developing a nationwide website, but only to provide COVID-19 resources.

Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2957784-1-0.html

  • Stratergy Analytics:- Smartphone Shipment Drop 37 Million Units In February by Subrata Maity



According to the latest report from the research firm Strategy Analytics, the smartphone market is struggling seriously in a consequence of the COVID-19 crisis. The number of smartphone shipments for the month of February 2020 represents a sharp decline in the overall number of smartphones sold in February last year. The report states that during the last month, global shipments reached 61.8 million units. That amount represents a 38 percent decline YoY. In comparison, February 2019 saw better numbers with 99.2 million units shipped. We all know that this is a direct consequence of the COVID-19 lockdown that forced many companies to close factories in China.

Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2958144-1-0.html

  • Microsoft Windows 10 to Get a Design Overhaul as Celebration for 1 Billion Users, CPO Reveals by omkarsawant594



Microsoft recently announced that Windows 10 is now running on 1 billion monthly active devices. In celebration of this milestone, chief product officer of Microsoft Corporation's Microsoft Devices group, Panos Panay, shared a post on his Instagram that hinted at major design changes coming to Windows 10. The video shared by Panos shows different version of Windows up till now with older Windows 10 icons transitioning into newer icons, suggesting a design refresh for the OS. Panos also stated the experience has been “especially humbling.”


  • Android 11 Developer Preview 2 Released with the fully supports wireless ADB! by ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ


Anyone who's spent time tinkering with Android devices will be familiar with the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) system. This command line tool lets you communicate with your device from a computer, but it usually requires a cable. With the second Android 11 dev preview, Google has finally added a proper wireless option for ADB. ADB lets you perform basic actions like managing files and rebooting a device, but it can also go deeper with shell commands, advanced package management, and more. As with the standard wired ADB option, you'll have to venture into the Developer Options menu to activate wireless ADB. Once it's turned on, you can connect to a computer running ADB on the same WiFi network.

Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2953018-1-0.html

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