Samsung releases 8GB variant of the Galaxy M31 in India

Samsung has announced a maxed out 8GB variant of the Galaxy M31 in India. The smartphone that launched a few months back comes with a maximum of 6GB of RAM. The new variant of the device is listed at Rs.19,999 and is expected to go on sale soon. The listing…

This extraordinary 12GB for £8/pm SIM only deal from Three ends soon

Three doesn’t often do ‘flash sales’. But when it does, it really makes them count. And the network’s current blink-and-you-miss-it SIM only deal is no exception. As long as you grab it by June 1, Three is offering a SIM only tariff that will give you 12GB of data a…

Xiaomi hikes prices of its budget phones yet again

Redmi India has hiked the prices of its budget phones yet again. The latest hike of Rs.500 will be reflecting on its official website and all offline retail stores starting today. Previously, the company had hiked the prices of its phones twice for various reasons including a GST hike by…

This faulty WordPress plugin could allow hackers to wipe your website

Researchers have uncovered two severe vulnerabilities in the PageLayer WordPress plugin that could allow hackers to hijack websites that employ its design features. The affected plugin is used to build custom web pages via a simple drag-and-drop mechanism – a boon for users without programming expertise – and is deployed…

OnePlus McLaren phones are officially cancelled

The rumors were true: a McLaren official has confirmed that there won’t be another OnePlus McLaren edition.  The luxury automaker recently dropped the OnePlus logo from its Partners page, leading to speculation that the refined and pricey OnePlus McLaren editions had been cancelled. The car company finally confirmed that there…

Little-known Japanese CPU threatens to make Nvidia, Intel and AMD obsolete in HPC market

Sandia National Laboratories has announced it will be the first Department of Energy labs in the US to deploy the Fujitsu A64FX, the only ARM-based processor designed from ground up for HPC projects and supercomputers. Fujitsu is known primarily for its business laptops, tablets and desktops, but is a behemoth…

A popular encryption algorithm is being killed because it is too weak

The developers of two open source code libraries for Secure Shell, which is the protocol used by millions of computers to create encrypted connections, have decided to no longer support the Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) due to growing security concerns. As reported by Ars Technica, developers using the OpenSSH…

Exclusive: Vivo X50 to launch in India soon

The Vivo X50 series has been gaining a lot of attention off late. The new device may represent an even more important event for Vivo as a brand in India as it may be just the right one to mark its return to the high-end smartphone space in the country.…

Russian agents have been hacking major email program

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has issued a cybersecurity advisory warning that the Russian military hacking group responsible for interfering in the 2016 presidential election has been exploiting a critical vulnerability in Exim since last August or earlier. For those unfamiliar with Exim, the software is a mail transfer…

How to watch the RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 finale live online from anywhere tonight

A lip sync competition over Zoom? Given the times we live in, we’ll sissy walk to anything that lets Mama Ru crown a new queen, squirrel friends! It might not be how anyone ever imagined it, but finalists Crystal Methyd, Jaida Essence Hall and Gigi Goode are all so fabulous,…