German contact tracing app hits 6.5M downloads in 24H as UK app sees 4th delay

Update: The UK has belatedly decided to adopt the Apple/Google API after all. No word yet on what that means for the timescale. The German contact tracing app has been downloaded by 6.5M people in the first 24 hours of availability, says the government. The Corona-Warn-App uses the joint Apple/Google API to ensure privacy, a …

Synology debuts new DS220+ NAS, a 2-bay powerhouse that’s ideal for beginners

Today Synology is debuting its latest NAS, the new 2-bay DS220+. Upgrading the compact design that’s made its predecessors great options for beginners, new additions like dual networking slots, DDR4 RAM, and overall boosted performance make it an even more notable contender. Head below for all the details on the new release as well as a hands-on …

Zoom opens encryption for all but troubles remain, and more tech news today

Your tech news digest, by way of the DGiT Daily tech newsletter, for Thursday, June 18. 1. Zoom now working on encryption for all subscribers, free included Zoom announced late yesterday that it now plans to offer end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to all its users, not just those with paid subscriptions. What happened: As Zoom evolved from …

Real-world ROG Phone 3 image leaks: Here’s what we gleaned from it

Credit: Ryan-Thomas Shaw / Android Authority The apparent Asus ROG Phone 3 leaked on China’s TENAA website earlier this week, giving us a ton of information and showing off images of the device. Now, regular Weibo leaker Digital Chat Station has posted two images, with one apparently showing the ROG Phone 3 in the wild. …

More claimed iPhone 12 CAD images surface, with new claims, but mean little

We’re likely to see an increasing number of claimed iPhone 12 CAD images through the summer, and the latest ones are being used to suggest that the new design may be less new that previously suggested. Specifically, EverythingApplePro suggests the expected LiDAR module for improved AR apps will be limited to the larger of the two …

This could be the first Xiaomi smartwatch to launch globally

Xiaomi could launch a new smartwatch globally. It could be called the Mi Watch Revolve. The smartwatch seems like a rebranded version of the Mi Watch Color. Xiaomi’s Mi Band 5 just made its China debut and is set to launch globally soon. Now, it appears the company is also planning to release a smartwatch …

Nomatic deals: Save up to 50% on backpacks and travel accessories

Your summer travel plans may be on hold, but you can take advantage of the fact that travel-related products are on offer for that same reason. Nomatic is offering discounts of up to 50% on some of its premium travel equipment right now, and we’ve picked out some of the best deals. If you’re just …

What we want to see in the next Google Home Nest speaker

With the original Google Home now out of stock or unavailable at retailers, there’s speculation that a replacement in-home smart speaker is waiting in the wings. What features could this possible Google Home Nest speaker offer that would make it stand out from the really, really crowded field of Assistant-powered gear from Google? Here are …

Zoom relents, will offer end-to-end encryption to every user, paid or not

Credit: Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority End-to-end Zoom encryption is coming soon to all accounts, both free and paid. Free users will need to go through some identity verifications before getting the feature. Beta testing for encryption on the service begins next month with no announced timeline for a stable rollout. Today, video conferencing app …

Deals: Save up to 40% on Anker wireless chargers, power banks, and more

Anker has more than earned its spot on the Mount Rushmore of charging accessories. Any time you can grab one of its chargers, cables, or accessories on sale, it’s a good day. Luckily for you, Amazon’s Deal of the Day knocks up to 40% off a variety of Anker devices. We’ll dig into the wall …