Twitter discontinues its free API access, paid version in the pipeline

In a new tweet from Twitter’s developers’ account, the company announced that it’s closing its free API access starting February 9 – a week from now. A new paid basic tier will be available soon. Twitter is bleeding money each year and Elon Musk and his team are scrambling to save the social network from … Read more

Here are Samsung’s official infographics for the Galaxy S23 phones and Book3 laptops

It’s a big day for Samsung today, as the Korean company has officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra – as well as its latest flagship laptops – the Galaxy Book3 Pro, Pro 360, and Ultra. Those are a lot of devices for sure, but thankfully Samsung is … Read more

Spotify had a record 205 million premium subscribers at the end of 2022

Spotify posted its financial report for the final quarter of 2022 and there is some good news and some bad news. First, the good news. It beat expectations and had 205 million paying subscribers at the end of the year, making it the first streaming service to cross the 200 million mark. Its monthly active … Read more

Weekly deals: the best smartphone deals from Germany, the UK, the US and India

January is an interesting time in the smartphone world – the first next-gen flagships are just starting to hit the market, others are yet to come. And with their replacements months (or even weeks) away, older flagship and premium phones are about as cheap as they are going to get while still being somewhat current. … Read more

Xiaomi 11T and Poco F4 are receiving Android 13-based MIUI 14

Xiaomi has released Android 13-based MIUI 14 stable update for the Xiaomi 11T and Poco F4. The update for the 11T comes with firmware version MIUI 14.0.3.0 TKWMIXM, whereas the update for Poco F4 has firmware MIUI 14.2.0 TLMEUXM. Both require a download of about 3.5GB. However, the MIUI 14 rollout is currently exclusive to … Read more

Google Store, Hotels, Flights and other services will show more accurate info in the EU

EU’s Consumer Protection Cooperation Network (CPCN) has been in talks with Google since 2021 to make certain online services more transparent and to make them better aligned with the Union’s geo-blocking regulations. The Google Play Store lets you browse versions intended for different countries within the EU – something you may not have known (here’s … Read more

OnePlus Pad renders show off its metal unibody design and Oreo style camera

Earlier today OnePlus confirmed that its first-ever tablet will be unveiled at its February 7 event. The company even shared a teaser image, though that only offers a clear look at the OnePlus 11 and the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, which already launched in China (the event on the 7th is for their global launch). … Read more

Google will allow third-party billing services for apps and games on the Play Store in India

Last year the Competition Commission of India (CCI) slapped Google with a fine for restricting third-party payment services and was investigating the company for other anti-competitive behavior too. After Google’s recent plea to the Supreme Court to block CCI’s orders was rejected, the company has to change its agreements with phone makers and loosen the … Read more