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Week Rewind 21, you will get all the quick rewinds of last week, including hot topics and new innovation. Last week from  22nd February 2021 to 28th February 2021, was a good week in terms of new innovations in gadgets. We had listed it as follow:

1.  How to import your passwords to Apple’s iCloud Keychain via Safari
2.  Google Photos will be Paid | Try these Google Photos Alternatives
3.  Apple Maps on no-Apple devices; Here’s how to do it
4.  Government announces Strict Guidelines for Social Media Companies
5.  Telegram has shiny new features in its latest update
6.  How to convert Microsoft Word Document to Power Point Presentation
7.  More than 25 Lakh Indian Airtel users data breach by the Ransom cyber attack on Databases
8.  AOW 8: APPS OF THE WEEK
9.  Twitter announces new feature to take on other social media platforms
10. EA terminates Anthem Next
11. No whatsApp? New Policy of government would let the social media apps to be strict
12. PUBG: New State, Pre Registrations now available on Play Store
13. AMD Radeon RX 6000-series GPUs will launch on March 3
14. Sony is back with “Play at Home” with Ratchet and Clank
15. Google Maps Is Finally Getting Dark Theme On Its Android App.
16. Leaks Confirms Samsung Galaxy A52 5G to be water Resistant
17. Wearable device that makes our body a battery
18. Samsung reveals its new OLED display with in-display camera support
19. Realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888 SoC, Leather Back Teased At MWC 2021
20. Apple reportedly working on a MagSafe battery pack
21. Elon Musk promises double speed for Starlink soon this year
22. A Privacy Check For Facebook Account | Reduce Ads
23. Is Samsung ditching Tizen for Wear OS?
24. Samsung Devices will get Updates for 4 Years | Exclusive for 2019 models and Later
25. Google Pixel 5a Leak Images Surface the Internet

 

Last week as a short recap:

 

1.  How to import your passwords to Apple’s iCloud Keychain via Safari

Though considered insecure before, Apple and Google have worked on securing their in-built password managers. However, the real deal is to get your pre-existing passwords into their system, especially Apple. Detailed Read Here

2. Google Photos will be Paid | Try these Google Photos Alternatives

Until JUNE 2021, you can freely use your 15GB but after that, if you consume all your storage then you have to buy Google One subscription. Although you can try out some tricks to get more Google storage.  Detailed Read Here

3. Apple Maps on no-Apple devices; Here’s how to do it

Apple Maps came out in 2012 and is exclusively available on iOS and Mac devices. However, there is a way by which non-Apple users can have a taste of the Apple Maps.  Detailed Read Here

4. Government announces Strict Guidelines for Social Media Companies

In this new code, the government established a few fundamental guidelines for social media companies.  So, its mandatory for platforms such as WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook to comply with these new rules to operate in the country.  Detailed Read Here

5. Telegram has shiny new features in its latest update

In its recent update, Telegram has rolled out several new features that will enhance user-experience and offer greater privacy and security.  Detailed Read Here 

6. How to convert Microsoft Word Document to Power Point Presentation

So, to make your work easy Microsoft has now released a new feature in Microsoft word that will let you convert PowerPoint presentation from Word documents through a web-based version of Microsoft word.  Detailed Read Here

7. More than 25 Lakh Indian Airtel users data breach by the Ransom cyber attack on Databases

The supply delivered that Airtel didn’t provide into the demand for a ransom, due to the fact the organization wasn’t satisfied with the authenticity of the statistics which the hacker had purportedly stolen.  Detailed Read Here

8. AOW 8: APPS OF THE WEEK

Users have grown to love Android for the plethora of features and customization options, but sometimes it can all get a bit confusing.  Detailed Read Here

9. Twitter announces new feature to take on other social media platforms

Twitter announced new features at its annual Analyst Day event for its platform through which creators and publishers can get paid directly from their fans and the ability to create groups for certain topics of interest.  Detailed Read Here

10. EA terminates Anthem Next

Prior to its release, there was a high expectation among the community but it soon died out after the release.  Detailed Read Here

11. No whatsApp? New Policy of government would let the social media apps to be strict

Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday pointed out that if a tweet or message has not originated in India, then the app must tell the government who in India received it first. This is good, for maintaining stability in social media in case of FAKE NEWS.  Detailed Read Here

 

12. PUBG: New State, Pre Registrations now available on Play Store

You will see 100 players “face off until only one player or team remains standing,” as per the Play Store listing. One major change to the winner title can be seen. Instead of WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER, the winner will be called a LONE SURVIVOR.   Detailed Read Here

13. AMD Radeon RX 6000-series GPUs will launch on March 3

The event corresponding to this will take place on March 3 at the “Where Gaming Begins: Episode 3” event (Ep. 1 brought the desktop Ryzen 5000 CPUs, Ep. 2 was the RX 6800 launch).  Detailed Read Here

14. Sony is back with “Play at Home” with Ratchet and Clank

Last year, Sony gave away Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey for a limited time and for free. This year it is supposed to be Ratchet and Clank which came out in 2016.  Detailed Read Here

15. Google Maps Is Finally Getting Dark Theme On Its Android App.

The company was spotted testing the much-awaited dark mode for Google Maps  last September via a server-side update. Now, the company has made the official announcement and is rolling out dark mode to all the Android users globally.  Detailed Read Here

16. Leaks Confirms Samsung Galaxy A52 5G to be water Resistant

The A series from Samsung was considered to be premium mid-range, there are many improvements over time but IP rating is something that is lacking in the series.   Detailed Read Here

17. Wearable device that makes our body a battery

The researchers at the University of Colorado Boulders have developed a wearable device that utilizes our body heat to generate electricity. Detailed Read Here

18. Samsung reveals its new OLED display with in-display camera support

Over the last few years, smartphones have become the testing ground for new groundbreaking display technologies. Be it the trimming of bezels or the camera placement, it was released first for the smartphones to check the water and user reviews.  Detailed Read Here

19. Realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888 SoC, Leather Back Teased At MWC 2021

Realme GT launch is scheduled for March 4. Ahead of the official launch, the company has revealed some key Realme GT 5G specifications at the MWC 2021 Shanghai. Realme has confirmed that the GT 5G will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. It has also teased the design of the flagship smartphone.  Detailed Read Here

20.  Apple reportedly working on a MagSafe battery pack

According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple seems to be working on a portable battery pack that utilizes MagSafe technology for wireless charging. The development has been running for more than a year but software issues seem to stall the progress. There are reports of overheating from the pack even when there isn’t any.  Detailed Read Here

21.  Elon Musk promises double speed for Starlink soon this year

A good start to this year for the Starlink Beta users as Elon Musk promises double speed and lower latency soon. SpaceX’s satellite-based internet provider Starlink which is still in a beta phase aims at providing speed between 50 to 150 Mbps. In a recent reply to a tweet by a user, Musk talks about his ~ 300 Mbps goal.  Detailed Read Here

22. A Privacy Check For Facebook Account | Reduce Ads

Facebook is one of the biggest social media platforms comprising 1.6B users. This surely makes it a great platform for advertisers to gain some audience retention for their products.  Detailed Read Here

23. Is Samsung ditching Tizen for Wear OS?

Recently for some reason, Samsung and Google are getting closer. Last year, they came together for development of smart home appliances. The recent Samsung Galaxy S21 replaces the Samsung SMS app with Google messages and also provides user with Google’s discover feed.  Detailed Read Here

24.  Samsung Devices will get Updates for 4 Years | Exclusive for 2019 models and Later

Now, Samsung has added a major point to it. It has promised to provide 4 years of security updates to all its 2019 and later smartphones falling in a series such as Z, S, Note, A, M, XCover, and Tab series. Currently, there are more than 120 models in total released since 2019.  Detailed Read Here

25.  Google Pixel 5a Leak Images Surface the Internet

The unibody design from Google will be plastic built as we have seen in Pixel 4a. The screen is a 6.2" FHD+ OLED with thin bezels and forehead but a more significant chin. The position of the front-facing camera is the same as that of Pixel 4a, on the left top corner. Detailed Read Here

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