Open Beta 4 comes to OnePlus 7T series: Here’s what you should know

Update, May 21, 2020 (5:34AM ET): OnePlus has issued the Open Beta 4 update to the OnePlus 7T series, bringing several fixes and a couple of new additions to the table. You’re also getting the May 2020 security patch — check out the full changelog below. System Fix the problem that some software voice input …

Amazon launches food delivery service in India

Amazon is joining India’s online food delivery market just as top local players Swiggy and Zomato reduce their workforce to steer through the coronavirus pandemic. The e-commerce giant, which has invested more than $6.5 billion in India, today launched its food delivery service, called Amazon Food, in select parts of Bangalore. The company had originally …

Facebook’s new safety feature for women in India: Easily lock the account from strangers

Facebook has rolled out a new safety feature in India that will enable users to easily lock their account so that people they are not friends with on the platform cannot view their posts and zoom into and download their profile picture and cover photo. The feature is especially aimed at women to give them …

Android 11 will make 5G even more confusing

With 5G networks and phones becoming more common by the day, Google has revealed how it’ll display 5G network icons on your phones with Android 11. Google’s updated icons will help users tell the difference between sub-6GHz 5G, mmWave 5G, and LTE Advanced Pro networks. The new iconography will be as follows. LTE LTE with …

Automattic pumps $4.6M into New Vector to help grow Matrix, an open, decentralized comms ecosystem

Automattic, the open source force behind WordPress .com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and Tumblr, has made a $4.6M strategic investment into New Vector — the creators of an open, decentralized communications standard called Matrix. They also develop a Slack rival (Riot) which runs on Matrix. The investment by Automattic, which is at a higher valuation than the …

Don’t expect OnePlus 8T McLaren or any other OnePlus/McLaren phone in the future

OnePlus first teamed up with McLaren back in 2018, becoming a sponsor of their Formula One team and releasing the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition as well. Unfortunately, it seems like the partnership is over as redditor rudefyet noted that OnePlus was no longer listed as a 2020 F1 partner on the McLaren website (h/t: XDA-Developers). …

Google Pixel 4a launch apparently delayed, again

91Mobiles Source: 91Mobiles Google did not get to hold its annual I/O developer conference this year. The event usually takes place in May and sees Google launch new features, OS updates, and even new hardware. But all that has been put on the back-burner because of the coronavirus pandemic, including, it seems, the Pixel 4a launch. We …

Mapbox and SoftBank form joint venture to provide mapping tech to Japanese developers

SoftBank Corp. and Mapbox, the mapping data company that competes with Google and Here, announced that they have established a joint venture called Mapbox Japan. The JV will provide Mapbox’s mapping platform, including APIs and data services, to developers in Japan. Between June 1 and September 30, Mapbox Japan will also provide up to three …

Founder Collective barrels forward, closing its fourth and newest fund with $85 million

Founder Collective, a seed-stage fund formed 11 years ago in Cambridge, Ma., has closed its newest fund with $85 million. Earlier today, we talked with the firm’s general partners — Eric Paley, David Frankel, Micah Rosenbloom — to learn more about it. Among our first questions: whether the three are themselves the largest investors in …

Jailbreak for all iOS 13.5 devices expected soon due to new kernel exploit

Jailbreak users had a big surprise last year with the announcement of checkm8, an exploit found on almost every chip made by Apple that allowed the jailbreak process on several devices running different versions of iOS. Now, jailbreak is coming for even more devices, as unc0ver team announced today a new tool that can patch …