NEW DELHI: Xiaomi’s Redmi brand launched its latest entry-level smartphone — Redmi 8A Dual earlier this month. The company has now announced that the smartphone will be available in the country via open sale for a limited period of time. The open sale will be at midnight on February 25. The customers who are planning to purchase the smartphone can go to Amazon India and Mi.com websites. The Redmi 8A Dual comes in two variants — 2GB priced at Rs 6,499 and 3GB priced at Rs 6,999. The company claims that the smartphone comes with Aura X Grip design and P2i coating which makes it splash resistant. The smartphone comes in Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White colour options. Redmi 8A Dual specifications The Redmi 8A Dual features a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS display. The dot notch screen is protected with a coating of scratch-resistant glass. The smartphone runs Android operating systems and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. It comes in two variants — 2GB … [Read more...] about Redmi 8A Dual to go on open sale for a limited period
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"The problem is the lack of integrity protection: data packets are transmitted encrypted between the mobile phone and the base station, which protects the data against eavesdropping," the researchers say. "However, it is possible to modify the exchanged data packets. We don't know what is where in the data packet, but we can trigger errors by changing bits from 0 to 1 or from 1 to 0." … [Read more...] about LTE security flaw can be abused to take out subscriptions at your expense
BSD four-clause license—the original 1990 Berkeley Software Distribution license allowed for free usage, modification, redistribution, and even relicensing of covered software. Four clauses provided the only limiting factors: any redistribution must include the copyright notice of the original project (clauses one and two), any advertising materials for the project or any derivative project must acknowledge the use of the source project (clause three), and no rights to use the name of the authors and/or owners of the original project are granted to endorse any derivative projects (clause four). BSD three-clause license—The BSD three-clause license, first published in 1999, omits the advertising clause from the original four-clause BSD license. It is otherwise identical. BSD two-clause license—Also known as the "Simplified BSD license" or "FreeBSD license," the two-clause BSD license omits the endorsement clause as well as the advertising clause of the original BSD … [Read more...] about How to choose an open source license
What Does This Mean for the Rest of the World? EU legislation is only binding to its member nations and associated European Economic Area countries. However, as a bloc, the EU is sufficiently wealthy and large enough to influence countries far beyond its borders. It contains some of the world’s most important markets for consumer tech, including France, Germany, Spain, and Italy. … [Read more...] about Will the EU Make Apple Get Rid of Lightning on the iPhone?
The camera supports 20fps shooting in burst mode, which Sony says is a first for a smartphone. “Our new continuous auto focus keeps tracking moving subjects. What’s special about this is with 20fps it calculates the object 3x per frame — that’s 60x per second — capturing the very moment,” said Kishida. Additionally, real-time eye-tracking now works with animals, and the camera’s autofocus covers 70 percent of the frame. … [Read more...] about Sony unveils the Xperia 1 II, a 5G phone with a headphone jack