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Week Rewind 30, you will get all the quick rewinds of last week, including hot topics and new innovation. Last week from 26th April 2021 to 2nd May 2021, was a wonderful week in terms of few new innovations in gadgets. We had listed it as follow:

1. WhatsApp disappearing messages to have 24 Hours Time
2. Check out the best ways to open Google Assistant faster
3. Hero MotoCorp deals with Gogoro to launch EVs, scooters in India
4. Facebook started testing ads on Instagram Reels
5. Google new patent working on a foldable device
6. TCL showcases a fold and roll device concept
7. MediaTek seeks to win the race of 4nm SoC processors
8. Check out Apple’s new patents for iPhone
9. Telegram Update Brings Payments and Scheduled Voice Chats
10. Xiaomi will soon launch a new smartphone with a 200 MP camera
11. Complete CMD Command List for Windows 10
12. Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced edition could be rebranded as POCO F3 GT in India
13. Now you can do a virtual tour of the Taj Mahal by Google
14. Twitter's working on a new 'Tip Jar' feature
15. Telegram will finally launch a group video calls feature in May
16. Be alert from new Flubot malware
17. Apple's AirDrop Comes with a Security Flaw 1.5 billion users Data Breach
18. PUBG Mobile India Soon? Teaser was here
19. Honor Play 5 to launch soon; leaked specifications and renders
20. AOW 17: APP OF THE WEEK
21. How to Scan APK Files to Check For a Virus
22. How to Prevent Android Apps From Using Mobile Data
23. YouTube is testing a "Timed comments" feature
24. How to Use Data Saver on Android
25. What Are Proxy Server | Use of Proxy Server
26. Huawei to launch MateView monitors for both professionals and gamers
27. How to Install Apps outside Google Play Store in Android
28. DxOMark will soon start battery evaluations for smartphone
29. Google Pay will soon contactless support payments using NFC in India
30. Xiaomi introduces a RAM extension feature in the upcoming MIUI version for multi-tasking 
31. DigitalOcean data leaked with expose of customers’ billing details

Last week as a short recap:

1. WhatsApp disappearing messages to have 24 Hours Time

This time we have new improvements to the disappearing messages. Initially, we have a timer of 7 days, now we will also be having a 24 hours timer for disappearing messages. Detailed Read Here.

2. Check out the best ways to open Google Assistant faster

 Find information online, from restaurant bookings to directions, weather, and news. Control your music. Play content on your Chromecast or other compatible devices. Run timers and reminders.   Detailed Read Here

3. Hero MotoCorp deals with Gogoro to launch EVs, scooters in India

The company has invested heavily in Bengaluru-based EV startup Ather Energy to better understand the Indian market. Gogoro is claimed to already have over 375,000 riders using its Gogoro Smart scooters with swappable batteries.  Detailed Read Here

4. Facebook started testing ads on Instagram Reels

Facebook said Instagram will begin testing Reels ads in India, Brazil, Germany, and Australia with tests expanding to more countries in the coming months. The monetization efforts by Facebook would help the company tap into that opportunity.  Detailed Read Here

5. Google new patent working on a foldable device

Google is reportedly working on its own foldable device that would launch sometime in the future. According to the report, the device could be a smartphone, tablet, or netbook. Detailed Read Here 

6. TCL showcases a fold and roll device concept

As of now, there is no information on the global availability of the new TCL 20-series phones. Since TCL Fold ‘n Roll is a concept phone, for now, there is no information on its pricing or availability.  Detailed Read Here

7. MediaTek seeks to win the race of 4nm SoC processors

Simply put, the shift towards a more advanced manufacturing process would only benefit the company in the smartphone market. This shift will have the company move towards the advanced 4nm process, which is a jump from the previously rumored 5 nm-based chips from the company.  Detailed Read Here

8. Check out Apple’s new patents for iPhone

Most modes monitor user interaction. Examples would be a finger breaking contact with the device screen or not moving for a given period of time. In other cases, the system utilizes onboard sensors like an accelerometer or microphone.  Detailed Read Here

9. Telegram Update Brings Payments and Scheduled Voice Chats

Telegram also brought the Clubhouse features to their platform. Now, the developers have added support to schedule voice chats and set reminders for them. Group or Channel admins will be able to schedule voice chats and messages on the platform instead of sending them to their users right away.  Detailed Read Here

10. Xiaomi will soon launch a new smartphone with a 200 MP camera

While not yet confirmed, the company is likely to use the new 200MP sensor on the upcoming Galaxy S22 series flagship smartphones. It could also end up being a part of the company's new foldable smartphone.  Detailed Read Here

11. Complete CMD Command List for Windows 10

CMD or Command Prompt is a command-line interpreter that takes inputs from the user in the form of text, file, or any media and produces an output as per the executed command. Detailed Read Here

12. Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced edition could be rebranded as POCO F3 GT in India

This was imminent and mentioned in an earlier post. Now thanks to a tweet by Xiaomi leaker and XDA Senior Member kacskrz where he posts a picture of an MIUI 12 code snippet, this leak has gained some ground.  Detailed Read Here

13. Now you can do a virtual tour of the Taj Mahal by Google

Although the virtual experiences do not match the experience of actually being in the places, these will surely give cultural tourists a way to escape into their dream destinations amidst the ongoing crisis.  Detailed Read Here

14. Twitter's working on a new 'Tip Jar' feature

Having said that, it remains to be seen whether or not the feature is for Twitter users outside of the Spaces section. Back then, the Tip Jar feature was spotted with a black icon instead of the blue one seen in the most recent leak.  Detailed Read Here

15. Telegram will finally launch a group video calls feature in May

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced that the iOS version of Telegram will be updated to support group video calls in May. They originally planned to add that feature last year but never materialized. Telegram at least added one on one video call feature last year in August.   Detailed Read Here

16. Be alert from new Flubot malware

These files are usually blocked by default in order to help protect Android users from attacks, but the fake websites provide information on how to bypass these protections and allow FluBot to be installed.  Detailed Read Here

17. Apple's AirDrop Comes with a Security Flaw 1.5 billion users Data Breach

Besides that, a weak hashing system of Apple further allows hackers to access personal details. Although this is quite concerning, users are only affected in specific circumstances. For one thing, anyone who has set their receive settings to Everyone is at risk.  Detailed Read Here

18. PUBG Mobile India Soon? Teaser was here

But, there is good news for all the PUBG players, a short teaser video of PUBG Mobile India showed up on the Indian YouTube branch but has since been taken down. Sadly, it didn't reveal a release date or an approximate time frame, so we are still in the dark.   Detailed Read Here

19. Honor Play 5 to launch soon; leaked specifications and renders

It runs a Mediatek Dimensity 800U chipset under the hood and has a battery backup of 3,800mAh that supports 66W rapid charging. The rear camera module consists of a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel secondary lens, and a pair of 2-megapixel sensors.  Detailed Read Here

20. AOW 17: APP OF THE WEEK

We simply termed it as “APP OF THE WEEK”. Our main ideology for this is to list out the best user-friendly, lesser time-consuming, & overcoming the confusion from the pool of apps. This is more like finding a shell from the deep ocean.    Detailed Read Here

21. How to Scan APK Files to Check For a Virus

Just in case if you need to install the APK file, you should scan it properly before installing it. These listed tools will help you to scan your APK files for your Android device.  Detailed Read Here

22. How to Prevent Android Apps From Using Mobile Data

While traveling this is something that we need to use to communicate with our loved ones for sharing updates. Moreover, in the present world of social media, saving few bytes of mobile data would be a good thought.  Detailed Read Here

23. YouTube is testing a "Timed comments" feature

According to YouTube, the new timed comments feature “allows you to view comments timed to the exact moment you’re watching in a video.” Simply put, this feature will let users view comments that contain timestamps from the current video by using the sorting tool for the comments.  Detailed Read Here

24. How to Use Data Saver on Android

On a short note, data saver is a program that lets you save few bytes of data by restricting background data usages of all your apps. Google released Data Saver on Android 7.0 and later releases.   Detailed Read Here

25. What Are Proxy Server | Use of Proxy Server

A Proxy Server sits in between client and host server, all the requests are being fetched by the proxy server and the proxy server serves the response to the client. Proxy servers provide varying levels of functionality, security, and privacy depending on your use case, needs, or company policy.  Detailed Read Here 

Huawei is rumored to launch new high-end monitors soon. The two new models appeared on 3C certification within the last two months and now new developments have revealed further details about the monitors.  Detailed Read Here 

Some users just want to install some of the apps outside the Google play store. Installing apps besides the play store is just a piece of cake. So, let's talk about all the methods that are available because methods vary as per the Android version.   Detailed Read Here 

The company says it uses an ‘Analyzer’ testing system for evaluation of image quality that includes software, hardware, and testing protocols, and ensures repeatable, operator-independent results.  Detailed Read Here 

Google Pay is currently supported by only Pine Lab terminals. Pine Lab terminals are available at many supermarkets, fuel stations, restaurants, and other outlets in the country. Currently, people have to either enter the UPI ID or mobile number or scan the QR code to make UPI payments through Google Pay.  Detailed Read Here 

 Xiaomi is soon to make multitasking super easy and convenient for its smartphones. The Chinese company is expected to soon introduce a RAM extension feature in MIUI, something which has started gaining popularity lately, which will call for better multitasking capabilities.  Detailed Read Here 

DigitalOcean states that they have fixed the flaw and disclosed the breach to data protection authorities. It is not clear what agencies were notified. BleepingComputer has reached out to DigitalOcean with further questions but has not heard back at this time.  Detailed Read Here  

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