iOS 16 brings a much-needed feature to make unit conversions easier

iOS 16 is months away from an official release, but there are new features that are discovered by users testing it. The latest feature can benefit many of us here in India when it comes to conversion metrics in our iPhones. Recently discovered in a tweet by the editor-in-chief of MacStories, which shows that Apple’s first-party apps can detect text and provide options for converting data. This includes temperatures, time zones, and other unit-of-measure conversions as well. While the tweet does not indicate that the feature is region-specific, there is a possibility that it will be available for all regions.

As seen in the screenshot, the feature works similarly to how the date and time are captured in a text message. While previously you could create a calendar invite with the given time, this requires us to manually update the details according to our respective time zones. The feature currently works in Apple’s Notes, iMessageMail and Calendar apps.

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Realme C30 is a budget Android phone that resembles the OnePlus 10R

Realme, just before updating its Narzo 50 series, launched the Realme C30 in the Indian market. On the front, the smartphone has a screen with a waterdrop notch, a thick chin and thin bezels. The smartphone’s back panel looks like a cheap replica of the OnePlus 10R.

The smartphone has a single camera on the back contained in a rectangular camera module with flash. This one from Realme also has flat edges.

Intel Arc A380 desktop GPU is on sale – but you shouldn’t buy it

Intel’s Arc A380 desktop graphics card was spotted on sale in China, in an odd situation – made all the more notable by the sky-high price tag.

As VideoCardz (opens in new tab) reports, JD.com, a major retailer in China – which is the only country where Intel has released the Arc Alchemist desktop lineup so far – has listed a Gunnir A380 Photon graphics card, but the price is ridiculous: 3999 yuan (about of $600 / £490 / AU$850).

Nvidia RTX 4000 Rumors Stir More Power Usage Fears

Nvidia’s next-gen flagship RTX 4090 might have surprising power usage, at least according to the latest rumor – but there’s more to it than meets the eye (as well as some better news further down on the RTX 4000 will vary).

This all comes from a well-established hardware leaker on Twitter, Kopite7kimi, who outlined some alleged power details for Nvidia’s Lovelace chips, from AD102 (the flagship) on down (as seen by VideoCardz (opens in new tab)).

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Government Officials Banned From Using VPNs in India

In the latest chapter of India’s ongoing battle against online privacy software, government officials are now barred from using third-party VPN services.

The new directive comes after some of the best VPNs decided to shut down their Indian servers amid privacy concerns over the new data law. So far, ExpressVPN, Surfshark and NordVPN have announced that they will physically leave the country before the CERT-in directives take effect on June 27.

Telegram Premium Tier is now available and costs Rs. 469 per month

Telegram announced the premium tier which comes with a fee of $4.99 or Rs. 469 a month, but it offers a number of intuitive features.

The latest app update was released on app store (opens in new tab) for Apple devices, and while it offers most features for free, there are some additional features that require users to pay a subscription fee.

Boat launches Xtend Sport smartwatch with 700+ sport modes in India

Boat, one of the most popular Indian brands in the production of wearables and Bluetooth headphones, has launched yet another smartwatch called Boat Xtend Sport on the market. One thing that makes the brand better than others is the principle of continuous release. Boat’s latest wearable supports fast charging and is also IP67 water and dust resistant. The unique feature of the new smartwatch is support for over 700 fitness activities including pilates and karate.

As for the design, it has a square dial and sporty look. The device also comes with a side button that supports some nifty features for hands-free navigation. Also, it has breathable straps that are comfortable to wear, and anyone can wear the watch for a long time without any discomfort.

Boat Xtend Sport smartwatch price and availability

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 color options leak when a launch appears to be near

We’re counting down the days to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and a few new leaks give us a better idea of ​​what color variations to expect, as well as pointing to a launch in the not-too-distant future.

First, well-known informant Evan Blass (opens in new tab) shared a code that apparently reveals the color options the Galaxy Watch 5 will be available in: it looks like we have Silver, Sapphire and Graphite for the standard version and Silver, Sapphire and Pink Gold for the smaller model.

OnePlus 10T: here’s everything we know so far

We’ve heard numerous claims about which flagship phones we may and may not see on OnePlus this year, with conversations mostly referring to a standard OnePlus 10 and a OnePlus 10 Ultra. But now it looks like we might not see any of them, with a OnePlus 10T coming out.

This phone so far seems positioned as a slightly inferior high-end handset to the OnePlus 10 Pro, so it could end up being the OnePlus 10 in all but name. However, leaks suggest it has the Pro in at least one area – that being the loading speed, and there’s a possibility it also has a better chipset.

Apple’s new 35W PD charger quietly launched in India

Apple has finally released its 35W dual port Type-C power adapters and the good news is that they are also available in India. There have been previous reports that the company was working on such a charger. The charger is currently listed on Apple India’s online store for a retail price of Rs 5,800.

It is unclear whether chargers are currently available in retail stores or not. In terms of charger design, it looks like the 30W Type-C charger the company sells. It has a slight volume and glossy finish.

Speaking of specifications, the charger supports 100–240V /1.0A input. The USB PD output is 15W, 18W, 34.95W or 35W, which makes it compatible with a wide range of Apple products. In terms of compatibility, the charger can be used with some models of iPhones, iPads and MacBooks. Here is a list of all other products that are compatible with the new 35W Dual Type-C Power Adapter.

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  • iPhone 8 and up
  • All 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models
  • 10.5 inch iPad Pro model
  • iPad Air – 3rd, 4th and 5th generation
  • iPad – 7th, 8th and 9th generations
  • iPad Mini – 5th and 6th generation