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Now no worse than on iPhone: under pressure from the public, the missing compass returned to Google Maps for Android

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Google has returned to the Google Maps Android mapping application the compass feature that was missing a couple of years ago.

Google removed the small floating compass icon from Google Maps for Android in early 2021, explaining the move as “trying to clear the navigation window.” Many users didn’t like this and asked Google to return the compass to the app. User dissatisfaction was intensified by the fact that in the version of Google Maps for iOS, the compass continued to work as if nothing had happened all this time.

Now, in the official support section of the Google website, it is announced that the compass is returning to the Android version.

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When navigating to a destination, a compass icon is now displayed on the right side of the window, a red arrow on it points to north. The developers note that the feature has returned at the request of users.

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Apple has reported a possible vulnerability in the operating systems of the iPhone and iPad

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Apple has reported a possible vulnerability in the operating systems

A vulnerability has been discovered in the operating systems of iPhones and iPads that could give hackers full administrative access to devices. It is in the core of the system and in the engine for displaying WebKit web pages. As noted, the problem has been fixed in the latest firmware versions.

Apple has reported a possible vulnerability in the operating systems of the iPhone and iPad

The media talked about this, and also said that some “anonymous researchers” helped discover the company’s vulnerability, but Apple did not disclose details.

As follows from the report, attackers could run applications with administrator privileges and act on behalf of the owner of the device. The issue affected iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation). This affected the iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 operating systems.

The company’s technical support has already stated that the problem has been fixed, and independent experts have stated that they recommend updating the OS to the latest current version.

The full iOS 16 update will be released in September, and watchOS 9 for smartwatches is also expected. But the new version of iPadOS will appear later, like macOS Ventura.

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Xiaomi will stop developing MIUI for eight smartphones. Among them are Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi 10X and Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra

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Xiaomi will stop developing MIUI for eight smartphones Among them

Xiaomi today announced that it will stop working on beta firmware versions for nine of its smartphones from October 31 this year: Xiaomi 10 Ultra, Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 4G, Redmi 10X, Redmi 10X Pro , Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition and Redmi Note 9.

Xiaomi will stop developing MIUI for eight smartphones.  Among them are Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi 10X and Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra

Naturally, this does not mean at all that all these models will immediately stop receiving software updates – fresh firmware for them will continue to be released for a long time, as beta versions are transferred to the release (final) status. However, we can already say that these models will not receive anything fresher than MIUI 13 (MIUI 14 will not be released until November).

Xiaomi also announced the recruitment of participants in the Android 13 beta testing group for the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition gaming smartphone – the test will be launched before the end of this month.

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6300 mAh, NFC, Android 12, iPhone 13-like camera and maximum dust and water resistance for only $110. Oukitel WP20 Pro announced, sales start on August 22

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6300 mAh NFC Android 12 iPhone 13 like camera and

The shelf of secure smartphones has arrived. Oukitel WP20 Pro is touted as a very inexpensive and rather thin model for smartphones with maximum protection against dust and water: it is protected in accordance with the degrees of IP68, IP69K, and also meets the requirements of the American military standard MIL-STD-810H.

6300 mAh, NFC, Android 12, iPhone 13-like camera and maximum dust and water resistance for only $110.  Oukitel WP20 Pro announced, sales start on August 22

The hardware platform here is simple – MediaTek Helio A22, but Android 12 acts as the OS. The amount of RAM was 4 GB, flash memory – 64 GB. The screen is characterized by a diagonal of 5.93 inches and a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The main camera copies the iPhone 13 module, but only visually – the sensors, of course, are different and much simpler (the resolution of the main one is 20 megapixels). The front camera uses a 5-megapixel sensor. Weight is 297 grams, dimensions – 166.2 x 81.2 x 15 mm.

6300 mAh, NFC, Android 12, iPhone 13-like camera and maximum dust and water resistance for only $110.  Oukitel WP20 Pro announced, sales start on August 22

The Oukitel WP20 Pro is available for just $110 during the global premier sale on AliExpress from August 22 to 26.

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