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Google Calendar will let you schedule ‘Focus time’ to work uninterrupted

Following a Material You redesign and new homescreen widgets on Android, Google Calendar is getting a new “Focus time” event type. This is part of Google’s digital wellbeing push and offering tools that help manage your work life. “Focus time” joins the standard “Event,” “Out of office,” “Task,” and (on Workspace Individual) “Appointment slots.”  Similar to the Out of…
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Oppo looking to develop own in-house chipset for future flagships

With Google’s long-awaited Pixel 6 event finally in the books we can look forward to how the custom Tensor chipset sitting at the helm of the new devices performs in the real world. It seems another smartphone OEM is looking to follow in Google’s footsteps with a report from saying Oppo is already planning its own custom system on a chip (SoC) which should be implemented in its flagships as…
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Oppo K9s goes official with Snapdragon 778G, 6.59" 120Hz LCD

Right on schedule, the Oppo K9s has arrived – in China, at least. The s-phone is a Snapdragon 778G-powered alternative to the K9 Pro that was unveiled last month and something of an upgrade over the original K9. Here is a comparison between them. The K9s is bigger than…
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Global Realme GT 5G gets Realme UI 3.0 early access beta

Exactly one week after its official announcement, Realme UI 3.0 early access beta has finally graced global Realme GT 5G units. The news was shared on the Realme community forum complete with a detailed walkthrough of how to enroll for the beta. Keep in mind this release…
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Watch the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 event live here

Samsung held an Unpacked event back in August when we saw the arrival of the Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3, the Galaxy Buds2 and the Galaxy Watch4. With the reports of a Galaxy Note21 being canceled and the Galaxy S21 FE postponed, we were quite surprised to learn there is a Part 2 event in the timeline. The time for the new launch has come – it is today, and Samsung will present whatever…
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Apple execs praise iPhone 13 camera revolution in new interview

Apple unveiled the iPhone 13 a month ago. As the product is still rolling out across the globe, Apple executives reflect back on the company’s 15 years of smartphone camera revolution and discuss how the iPhone 13 improves this experience. Apple’s VP of software camera engineering Jon McCormack, VP of hardware camera engineering Graham Townsend, and iPhone product manager Louis Dudley were…
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