Reliance’s Jio Platforms has been on a funding spree over the past few months with some sizable investment coming from Facebook, Qualcomm, and other global names. Joining this extensive list is Google, which will pick a minority stake in India’s biggest telco to create custom software and hardware solutions for India’s growing appetite for smartphones, particularly in the lower-end segment.
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Out of nowhere, Saber Interactive's off-roading simulation game MudRunner has popped up on the Play Store. If you're unfamiliar with the game, it's a sequel of sorts to Spintires, a quirky proof of concept where you drive Soviet-era trucks through heaps of realistic mud. MudRunner offers similar physics-based off-roading gameplay, but it's wrapped up in a much more polished package, and you can pre-register right now for the official Android release planned for July 15th.
Xiaomi introduced a plethora of products in an online-only event today, including the much-leaked Mi TV Stick and a new pair of wireless earbuds, but the company also launched a new lineup of budget phones, the Redmi 9 series. It consists of three devices costing between €100 and €170, the Redmi 9, the Redmi 9A, and the Redmi 9C. They all come with 6.53-inch screens and are powered by MediaTek silicon.
Welcome to Wednesday, everyone. As usual, sales in the middle of the week are usually on the low side, but that doesn't mean I don't have a few standouts to share today, so let's start off with a doozy. You can pick up the murder-mystery game Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, a quality port that's available right now for $6 off. If you're not a fan of quirky Japanese titles, maybe the nostalgia-inspired RPGs Evoland and Evoland 2 are more your speed. And if you simply can't get enough RPGs in your life, then you'll also want to check out Doom & Destiny and Doom & Destiny Advanced.
Xiaomi took the stage today in an online-only event to show off a slew of products, including its Redmi 9 phone series. Among them is also the hotly anticipated and often-leaked Mi TV Stick, and the company additionally revealed its latest true wireless earbuds and a few other products. All of them have one thing in common: A price that severely undercuts the competition.
Google had gone rather quiet about the expansion of its Fiber network until last week's announcement that it would come to West Des Moines in Iowa. Like buses, a second has arrived soon after — Google has shared plans to extend its high-speed internet service in Utah to the city of Millcreek.
Mozilla has been working on a VPN for a long time, first experimenting with such a service in 2018. But lately, there's been more movement. The company has been beta-testing its latest take on virtual networks since last year, with an Android app available since early 2020. Today, Mozilla has announced that it's officially launching the paid service in a few countries.
If you tried to edit your Google Assistant's reminders in the last few hours and noticed that you couldn't, you're not alone. While it's still possible to create new reminders via voice, it looks like manual editing via the reminder overview is currently broken for many Android users, potentially globally. Luckily, there are workarounds if you need to change something about existing reminders right now.
Oppo promised a delivery of massive power yesterday. Today, it brings on the surge with the announcement of four charging products: a 50W wall charger based on its SuperVOOC standard, a conceptual 65W AirVOOC wireless pad, a 110W mini flash charger, and a 125W full-size flash charger.