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Taking heed of the growing incidents of unsolicited messages being shared on WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned company is all set to roll out a new feature which will help in checking the misuse of the platform. The feature, called ‘Suspicious Link Detection,’ is currently in testing and will be rolled out in the near future.
The feature is presently available on the 2.18.204 beta version of WhatsApp. Whenever a user receives a link to a third party website, WhatsApp will conduct a background check to verify the authenticity of the website and will alert the user if it identifies something suspicious.
Xiaomi to conduct Mi 4 You sale to celebrate 4 yrs in India
Xiaomi will be celebrating its four-year anniversary in India. The Chinese company launched their first smartphone in India in the year 2014. To celebrate the occasion, Xiaomi is conducting a Mi 4 You sale on its official website. The company will be offering flash sales, combo deals, and discounts on their smartphones, accessories and other products. The sale will start from July 10 and will go on till July 12.
Xiaomi India website is also conducting a game called “Find the 4” where players will stand a chance to win the Mi Mix 2, Redmi Y2 and other prizes. The game is built only to run on a smartphone. Xiaomi’s trademark flash sales will also be conducted during the three-day sale. The flash sale will be conducted at 4 pm daily during the sale. Xiaomi will be selling few of its best-selling devices at Rs 4 during the flash sales. The most extravagant offer is the Mi LED Smart TV 4 which is the company’s flagship television in India and will be selling at just Rs 4. The original price of the TV is Rs 44,999. Redmi Y1, Mi Body Composition Scale, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Y2, and Mi Band 2 will also be available at Rs 4 during the flash sale. The sale is expected to end in a matter of a few seconds. Xiaomi hasn’t disclosed the quantity so far.
Xiaomi Mi A2 to launch on July 25 in Spain; global roll out to follow
Beijing-based electronics company, Xiaomi, might introduce the Xiaomi Mi A2 in Spain on July 25th, according to MySmartPrice. The device will be available in gold, blue, and black color variants. Further, it will be available in four memory configurations, viz. 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, and 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. The launch date in India is still uncertain but the first generation Mi A1 will be ending its update cycle in September this year.
Recently, a live image of the Mi A2 appeared on Slash Leaks, and showed the phone’s display turned on, revealing details about key specs of the device. The phone appears to run on stock Android 8.1 Oreo with the May security patch installed. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor.