articles by Tech2 News Staff

News & Analysis

The Pegasus leak: What you need to know right now

Pegasus is a spyware suite sold by Israeli company NSO Group to “vetted government clients”. It is used to compromise and conduct surveillance on targeted Windows, Mac computers, and also Android and iOS smartphones

science

'Dream of a lifetime': 70-yr-old Virgin Galactic owner Richard Branson set to fly into space

When is the launch? How far is he going? Is it safe? What’s all the fuss? Here are the answers to those questions

News & Analysis

Realme might launch its first Tablet on 15 June; expected to be called Realme Pad or Realme Tab

The company might also launch its first laptop that will come with Apple's MacBook-like silver colour option.

India

Hyderabad-based Biological E to manufacture Canadian firm Providence's COVID 19 vaccine

Biological E will conduct a bridging trial for the vaccine in India and also manufacture the vaccine.

science

China defends rocket debris, says it's held to different standards than other countries

Hua Chunying said Beijing was being treated unfairly, the American media romanticises their launches and space debris free falls.

Gaming

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake, helmed by Ubisoft's Pune and Mumbai studios, to launch in January

The prince turns back time on 21 January with the remake set to launch on PlayStation 4 (playable on PlayStation 5), Xbox One (playable on Xbox Series S and X) and PC.

India

India gears up to test Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine; 30 crore doses to be made locally once approved

Russia is in close contact with Indian ministries as well as vaccine manufactures to produce the vaccine for India and other countries.

science

ISRO marks Vikram Sarabhai's birthday with Chandrayaan 2's photos of Sarabhai crater

Within 300 kilometres east of the crater is the site where the Apollo 17 and Luna 21 missions had landed.

News & Analysis

Mafia: Definitive Edition gameplay reveal shows off shiny new graphics, lighting engine and more

Mafia: Definitive Edition completes the remastering of the original trilogy. The 'definitive editions' of Mafia II and III released on 19 May this year.

News & Analysis

Xiaomi kicks off MIUI 12 pilot testing program in India; registration open till 17 June

The company is inviting beta testers for this program who will get access to a pre-release MIUI 12 Global ROM.

News & Analysis

WhatsApp for Android may soon get 'Delete messages' feature that automatically deletes messages from chats.

WhatsApp 'Delete messages' feature will reportedly be applicable for private chats only.

India

Coronavirus in India: Kerala student studying in China's Wuhan University first confirmed case from India

The student was studying at Wuhan University, has been kept under observation, in Kerala.

News & Analysis

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, Galaxy Watch 4G, Galaxy Tab S6 launched in India

These three Samsung products will start selling today on the company website, Amazon and Flipkart.

Photos

World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite

These moon landers gave us a lot of the information about the moon that enabled us to send the first human beings there.

News & Analysis

WhatsApp might roll out a new feature of 'Disappearing messages' in its next update

With this rumoured WhatsApp feature, users might be able to mark the chat to disappear in certain time.

News & Analysis

Huawei Mate 30 series images leaked ahead of official launch on 19 September

Huawei Mate 30 series smartphones will reportedly be the first smartphones to launch without Google apps.

News & Analysis

OnePlus 7 Pro Almond colour variant will be available on open sale today at 12 pm

Here are all the launch offers, pricing, and specifications about the OnePlus 7 Pro.

India

Pre-monsoon showers bring short-term relief from heat: A look at India's southwest monsoon types, expected time of arrival

A small guide that explains the pre-monsoon, post-monsoon and Southwest Monsoon showers in India

News & Analysis

Redmi Note 7S to go on open sale on Flipkart, Mi.com at 12:00 pm today in India

Redmi Note 7S costs Rs 10,999 for 3 GB+32 GB variant and Rs 12,999 for 4 GB+64 GB storage variant.