From Windows 11 launch to GTA announcement, here’s news of the week

From Windows 11 launch to the new GTA announcement, here are the news for the week

From Windows 11 to GTA news

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp were down globally for about 6 hours

Facebook, Instagram and whatsapp face global outage

Around 11.40 Eastern Time (9 PM IST) the Facebook-owned applications couldn’t connect to the internet.

All the applications from Facebook were down and it took around 6 hours for Facebook to get itself back online.

Many people who depend on Facebook apps for communication and business were helpless for hours and Facebook lost around $7 billion due to this.

Although Facebook officially issued an apology and a brief report on what happened, it was missing almost all the details.

Here’s what might have happened at Facebook.

The most awaited Windows 11 is here but has a lot of bugs and you might wanna wait for a while

Windows 11 was available for download for the general public but many problems and bugs were reported by users.

Windows 11 is here and it has few problems

Ryzen users will face a 10 to 15% drop in performance in games and a 3-5% performance drops in other applications.

This issue is being addressed by AMD and Microsoft and there will be a new update to resolve this issue in the coming weeks.

Users also reported many other issues such as ‘memory leak’, compatibility issues and some random bugs.

Click here to know more about the problems and whether you should upgrade to Windows 11 or wait.

Google announced to launch Pixel 6 series on October 19th with Tensor Chips

Pixel series are the flagship phones from the house of Google. Google has announced the launch of its newest Pixel 6 series on October 19th.

It will feature Google’s in-house Tensor chips which will give them more control over the performance of their devices.

Click here to know more about what’s new in this device.

There is an announcement from Rockstar Games but, it’s not about GTA 6. We are getting remastered GTA trilogy

When people are eagerly waiting for any news about GTA 6, Rockstar Games announced that we will be getting a Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The  Definitive Edition.

GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition to be launched by 2022

It will include GTA Vice City, GTA San Andreas and GTA 3 and will launch across PS4, PS3, Xbox X|S, Xbox One, PC, iOS and Android.

It will feature modern graphics and gameplay adjustments all while retaining the classic look and feel of the game.

Click here to know more about this announcement.

USB-IF tries to clear confusion around USB Type C with new guidelines

USB C is confusing for the end-users since a single cable like USB C can have multiple specifications. To try to clear this confusion, USB IF has come up with a new Certified USB Logo Program and branding for USB-C.

This was according to the recent USB Power Delivery 3.1 specifications that were released earlier this year.

To read more about this, click here.

Nokia has launched a tablet T20, with a huge battery and 2K display

Nokia which is under HMD Global has launched a budget tablet with some interesting specifications. Geared towards people working and studying from home, it some unique specifications to offer at the price point.

Nokia T20 is available in only one colour

This tablet doesn’t have the 5G support and is available with Wifi+Cellular and only Wi-Fi versions. The tablet will be priced at 199 euros for only the Wi-Fi version and 239 euros for the Wi-Fi + Cellular version.

Click here to know more about the specifications of this tablet.

That’s all for the week!

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