LG K42 With MIL-STD-810G Military-Grade Build, Quad Rear Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

LG K42 has been launched in India with quad rear cameras and a 4,000mAh battery. The new LG smartphone also comes with a military-grade MIL-STD-810G certified build that is touted to have passed nine different categories of the US Military defence standard testing, including high and low temperature, temperature shock, vibration, shock, and humidity among others. The LG K42 is bundled with a free second-year warranty coverage to complement its sturdy build. Other key highlights of the smartphone include an HD+ display, hole-punch design, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 13-megapixel primary camera sensor. The LG K42 competes against the likes of the Oppo A31 (2020), the Infinix Hot 9 Pro, and the Samsung Galaxy M11.

LG K42 price in India

LG K42 price in India has been set at Rs. 10,990 for the lone 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart.

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Motorola Edge S AnTuTu Scores Hint at Impressive Performance, Live Images Leak Ahead of Launch

Motorola Edge S is all set to launch in China on January 26. Running up to the event, live images of the phone have leaked online, alongside its key specifications. The phone is seen to offer dual selfie cameras and a quad camera setup on the back. Lenovo China’s general manager of mobile, Chen Jin, shared AnTuTu scores of Motorola Edge S ahead of launch to give users a sense of how the performance of the phone really is.

Jin posted the AnTuTu scores on Weibo and Motorola Edge S scored an impressive 679,860 on the benchmarking site. In the CPU test of AnTuTu, the smartphone scored 189,694. It scored 290,268 in the display test, 103,322 in the memory test, and 96,576 in the UX test. Comparing these scores with other phones on AnTuTu December leaderboard reveals that Motorola Edge S performs better than Mi 10 Ultra and the iQoo

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Realme X9 Tipped to Launch in India as Company’s New X-Series Flagship Phone

Realme X9 is said to be the company’s new X-series flagship phone that was recently teased by its India and Europe CEO Madhav Sheth. In a picture shared by Sheth last week, the upcoming phone seems to have a colour palette at the back — similar to the iridescent finish on the Realme X7 Pro and Realme V15. The Realme X9 also appears to have a slim profile and no 3.5mm headphone jack. In addition to the Realme X9, the company is reported to have the Realme X9 Pro in the works. The new phone could come with the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC.

Citing people familiar with the development, GSMArena reports that the Realme X9 will be the phone that was teased by Madhav Sheth earlier this week. The executive posted an image on Twitter on Tuesday that showed the new phone with the company’s ‘Dare to Leap’ branding at

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How to enable enhanced randomize MAC addresses on Android

Android 11 allows users to enable the Wi-Fi-Enhanced MAC randomization. Jack Wallen shows you how.

Image: César Salza/CNET en Español

In the name of privacy, the Google developers made it possible to use a randomized MAC address, starting with Android 8. However, it wasn’t until Android 11 that the default status of MAC randomization was such that users could enable the feature. To make it even more appealing, the randomization of MAC addresses on Android 11 is network based (per SSID). 

In other words, every time your device connects to a new network, it can use a randomized MAC address.

Why is this important?

To put it simply: Privacy. If your device uses the same MAC address for everything, it makes it possible for ne’er-do-wells to create a history of your activity, which could lead to far worse things. By making use of randomized MAC addresses, it becomes harder for

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TikTok Parent ByteDance Launches Douyin Pay Mobile Payment Service in China

Beijing-based ByteDance launched on Tuesday its third-party payment service for the Chinese version of its hit short video app TikTok, “Douyin Pay”, as it presses to expand into the e-commerce business in China.

“The set-up of Douyin Pay is to supplement the existing major payment options, and to ultimately enhance user experience on Douyin,” Douyin said in a statement.

Users of Douyin, which accumulated 600 million daily active users, previously could use Ant Group’s Alipay and Tencent’s WeChat Pay, the country’s two ubiquitous third-party mobile payment channels, to buy virtual gifts for livestreamers or items from shops on the platform.

ByteDance founder and CEO Zhang Yiming built up the company’s payment capability in China by acquiring Wuhan Hezhong Yibao Technology last year. Hezhong Yibao obtained a third-party payment license from the central bank in 2014.

ByteDance has been ordered by the outgoing Trump administration to divest TikTok’s US assets

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