Redmi Note 11 series launching today
Xiaomi is geared up to launch its Redmi Note 11 series today, i.e., October 28 globally at 7 pm local time (4.30 pm IST). The Redmi Note 11 line-up include – Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11 Pro, and Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus. The tech giant has confirmed some key specifications and colors of these upcoming devices ahead of the official launch. You can watch the livestream on official website of Xiaomi, social media handle, and Redmi Weibo handle.
Google announces Android 12L
Google announced a new iteration of Android OS for tablets and large screen devices at the Android Developer summit. The company has named it Android 12L. With adding “L” to Android 12, the tech giant is clearly aims to reach “large” screen devices. As Google claims, Android 12L will offer a much-enhanced experience for tablets, foldables and ChromeOS users. It has also made multitasking more intuitive with 12L by adding a new taskbar on large screens that will allow users to instantly switch to favorite apps on the fly.
Intel launches 12th Gen Alder Lake chips
Intel announced its new 12th Gen Core processors globally for the desktop. The chips are helmed by the flagship Core i9-12900K CPU, which the company claims is the “world’s best gaming processor.” The new 12th Gen Alder Lake chips currently include six desktop processors, and the company is currently shipping 28 models to its manufacturing partners. The new Alder Lake chips are the company’s first desktop chips to use the company’s 7nm process. Intel Core i9-12900K is priced at $589 (roughly Rs 44,160).
TikTok tells US lawmakers it does not share data with Chinese government
An executive at TikTok faced tough questions during the video-sharing app’s first appearance at a US congressional hearing, saying it does not give information to the Chinese government and has sought to safeguard US data. Senators at the hearing also voiced concerns that TikTok, owned by Beijing-based internet Technology Company ByteDance, and rivals YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc, and Snapchat have algorithms that can be harmful to young people.