Author: Shivendra Singh

How to watch Microsoft’s Windows 11 event

Microsoft is hosting a special Windows event later today where we’re expecting the company to unveil Windows 11. Microsoft has been teasing a “next generation” of Windows for months, and a leaked copy of Windows 11 suggests we’re going to see a number of changes during Microsoft’s event today.

Microsoft is expected to focus on new UI improvements to Windows, including a new Start menu, rounded corners, and more simplifications to using Windows 11. We’re also expecting to hear more about a new Windows store that will offer better access to apps, and some multitasking and gaming improvements to Windows 11.

The event should run for around 45 minutes, which gives Microsoft enough time to talk through the important aspects of Windows 11 ahead…

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Beeple and the founder of Pitchfork are launching an NFT site where you can buy moments in time

A box containing a digital display, which shows an image of Andy Murray kissing a trophy after winning Wimbledon in 2013.
Some sales include a digital display showcasing the moment being purchased. | Image: Wenew

After selling an NFT for $69 million in March, Beeple is making his next big move in the digital art space: he’s launching an NFT platform that’ll sell “iconic” moments in time.

The platform, called Wenew, is co-founded by Beeple and some longtime collaborators. They’re also bringing on Ryan Schreiber, the founder of Pitchfork, as Wenew’s editor-in-chief. Schreiber will help curate the moments sold on the platform, which will include highlights from the careers of athletes and artists.

“We’re definitely looking at this as sort of immortalizing these moments of human achievement for collectors,” Schreiber told The Verge.

Image: Wenew
Wenew calls the digital displays “physical artifacts.”

Wenew’s first NFT series…

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Google and Jio collaborate on ‘ultra-affordable’ JioPhone Next

The JioPhone Next. | Image: Jio Platforms

Indian tech giant Jio Platforms has collaborated with Google on a new affordable smartphone called the JioPhone Next, Jio’s parent company Reliance announced today. The Next is aimed at helping the roughly 300 million users in India who are currently on 2G networks upgrade to 4G, TechCrunch reports. It will be released in India on September 10th, before coming to other markets at a later date.

Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani said the JioPhone Next would be an “ultra-affordable 4G smartphone,” but didn’t reveal exact pricing or full specs for the device. However, the company did say it will include voice assistant support, translation features, and a camera with support for augmented reality. The phone is running on an optimized version…

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New York City will get its first curbside EV chargers in October

New York City will get its first curbside EV chargers in October

New York City is expanding its electric vehicle charging infrastructure with the launch of 120 extra charging ports in October. …read more