Redmi A1 is coming, but it is not the successor to the Mi A series

Redmi India has launched a new smartphone on social media, the Redmi A1. The device name might sound like the beloved Xiaomi A series is making a comeback, but it’s not.

The Redmi A1 could be a budget smartphone that could be together with the Redmi 10A and Redmi 9A or replace it.

Xiaomi leads the chart with smart TV shipments from India up 74%

Xiaomi dominated India’s smart TV market in Q2 2022 with a 13% share, followed by Samsung with a 12% share. But the most impressive performer of the quarter was OnePlus, which took third place for the first time with an 8% share. The brand grew 187% year over year with the popularity of its Y1 series.

Overall, India’s smart TV market grew 74% YoY in Q2 2022, according to the latest research by Counterpoint IoT Service (opens in new tab). The launch of smaller smart TVs in the range below R$ 20,000 is among the reasons for the good show in the market. The top five brands contributed 45% of the smart TV market.

The detailed world of The Rings of Power is a gold mine for Tolkien fans

The Rings of Power isn’t ready to give up its plot-based secrets for a while – but it’s willing to reward eagle-eyed Tolkien fans who can spot some unexpected Easter eggs and references to Middle-earth during its first season. .

The upcoming Prime Video series, which is on track to be the most expensive TV show ever made, counts many Tolkienites among its extensive cast and crew. Unsurprisingly, then, there are plenty of intricate details and flashing secrets you’ll miss hidden in The Rings of Power’s various sets, costumes, and weapons.

Here’s Your First Look at Logitech’s Steam Deck Rival

The first images of Logitech’s upcoming handheld console have surfaced online, and it looks like a Steam Deck and Nintendo Switch have had a baby.

Following the release of Valve’s Steam Deck, Logitech is trying to break into the handheld gaming space with a console of its own. A portable cloud gaming system is expected to launch later this year, although it has not officially released any images of the system.

Now Mozilla users under threat – Indian government issues warning

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), which belongs to the IT Ministry, last week warned users about several vulnerabilities in Google Chrome. And now the same agency has issued a warning to Mozilla users, saying that multiple vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox products could allow hackers to compromise devices and systems.

“Bugs in the Mozilla Firefox browser could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, execute arbitrary code and cause a denial of service attack on the target system,” CERT-In said in its latest statement (opens in new tab). It’s almost a similar word-for-word warning that was issued to Chrome users last week.

The hottest iPhone 14 Pro leak points out that it’s the coolest iPhone yet…

We’re just a week away from the launch of the iPhone 14 lineup on September 7, but the rumors haven’t stopped rolling, with a comprehensive new leak covering everything from colors to battery sizes, charging speeds, storage and more.

This comes from Lanzuk – a known leaker – in naver (opens in new tab)a South Korean blogging platform, and discovered by BGR (opens in new tab). The leaker’s information apparently originates from a “US developer source” – presumably they mean a developer working for Apple, but this is not specified.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X leak is great news for budget PC gamers – but bad news for Intel

AMD’s Ryzen 5 7600X has already been spotted in benchmarks ahead of the CPU’s launch in just under a month, and it seems to be shaping up pretty well.

In fact, there have been several sightings of the 7600X, which is a mid-range offering for the six-core-loaded Zen 4 due to arrive on September 27, and some of them were acquired by VideoCardz (opens in new tab).

A new PS5 model just dropped – but it won’t solve the console’s biggest problem

A lighter PS5 review has just been released in Australia, cutting precious grams off Sony’s cumbersome flagship console.

The PS5 is a notoriously heavy kit, but these latest revisions have cut some of the fat. The new disc version of the PS5 weighs 3.9kg, weighing in at 300g lighter than the revised 2021 console. Meanwhile, the PS5 Digital Edition comes in at 3.4kg โ€“ 200g lighter than the previous digital revision.

GoPro Hero 11 Black leak suggests action cameras are running out of new ideas

The first leaked images of the GoPro Hero 11 Black have apparently arrived โ€“ and suggest that action camera makers may be struggling to make big evolutionary leaps, at least from a design perspective.

Hero 11 Black images come from WinFuture (opens in new tab), which has a strong track record of reliable GoPro leaks. So while it’s tempting to dismiss the images as models based on the Hero 10 Black, it seems likely that this is indeed the design of the action camera king’s next flagship.

Home Connectivity Alliance explained: It connects smart devices from different manufacturers

The Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA), which was created to promote safe and secure interoperability across appliances and long-lasting systems within the connected home ecosystem, will exhibit its first demonstration of cloud-to-cloud connectivity at IFA 2022 in Berlin, Germany.

The demo is seen as a step forward in the joint efforts of multiple app brands to control multiple brands of appliances, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and TVs. HCA should reach this milestone in no time — the alliance was only launched in January 2022.