Connect with us

smartphones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Receives MIUI 11 (Global Version)

Published

on

xiaomi-redmi-note-6-pro-receives-miui-11-(global-version)

Xiaomi continues to release MIUI 11 for their older devices. Last to join the party is the Redmi Note 6 Pro released on 2018, which now hosts the latest global version of the user Xiaomi interface.

This update reaches users via OTA (over-the-air), version .) 0.1.0. Note that the Note 6 Pro was the last device released before Redmi became a standalone Xiaomi brand.

Redmi Note 6 Pro
Redmi Note 6 Pro stays with the version .) 0.1.0 of MIUI

The smartphone hit the market with MIUI 9, and was eventually upgraded to MIUI 10. Following the trend of providing updates to their devices, Xiaomi has now launched MIUI 11 to this intermediate terminal.

MIUI 11 comes to Redmi Note 6 Pro without Android 10

Please note that this update is still based on Android 9. Although you will be have some Android features 10, on paper your device will still continue running Android 9.

If you have the stable global version, you can confirm in Settings if you already have the update available. The big change is visual, as you now have a skin that is better suited to devices that take full advantage of the screen.

It’s nice to see Xiaomi’s commitment to their devices. I already received the MIUI 11 on my Redmi Note 5 some time ago, and I hope this upcoming update will be based on Android 10.

smartphones

Attention! Bug on Android is frustrating users using PIN code

Published

on

attention!-bug-on-android-is-frustrating-users-using-pin-code

Last September, some Pixel users who use the PIN code to unlock their Android could not sign in to their device. Two months later, it seems that this bug has not been fixed and is now affecting third-party smartphones.

There are users of smartphones from Sony and OnePlus who are starting to complain about the same problem. This bug is apparently affecting models running Android 9 or Android 10.

Users cannot access your smartphone by its PIN code

The bug in question occurs when users try to use your PIN code to enter your smartphone. After validating your code, the smartphone screen turns off and then back on the lock screen, as if nothing had happened.

That is, if you have no other method of authentication enabled or available, you will be unable to access your device. A scenario that can be problematic for those who really need to use their smartphone.

Problem will stem from a process of validating your password

Recent Discoveries maintain that the cause of this bug is a method called “Synthetic Password Key”. In short, this method compares the code you entered as stored in the system.

It appears that this procedure is not being completed, returning a null value. It is this null value that is causing Android to crash.

As far as we know, this problem is not widely dispersed in the market, affecting a small group of users. Even so, it is important to alert you to using various smartphone unlocking methods whenever possible.

Google has said that it is aware of the issue and has already referred the case to the appropriate department. However, a solution has not yet been shipped to market.

Continue Reading

smartphones

You can now hear Samuel L. Jackson’s voice on your Amazon Echo

Published

on

samuel-l.-jackson-already-has-voice-on-amazon-alexa

Amazon has a habit of making celebrity voices such as singers or actors available in its Alexa smart column, to vary from the standard voice. The most recent addition is Samuel L. Jackson, whose “voice” can be added to the column catalog by 99 cents. All in English only is clear.

This way, Amazon Alexa users can now have Jackson’s voice answering music requests, weather status and all sorts of questions. Just ask Alexa to introduce you to Samuel L. Jackson or buy your voice manually.

Samuel L. Jackson’s voice has been recreated with technology

Instead of recording a ton of pre-made sentences, Amazon used a neural network that converts text to voice. Of course, the actor had to spend hours in the studio recording audio to create a sound base. However, the end result is a kind of deepfake vocal.

Comedy video “predicted” the actor’s voice on Alexa

In 2017, the comedy YouTube channel 80 gumdrops has released a video about a family that just bought an Amazon Alexa. The funniest part is that the column comes with the voice of Samuel L. Jackson by definition. During the video are played several sentences of his most iconic movies, complete with profanity and all.

Alexa will have an option “uncensored”

Samuel L. Jackson is known for his characteristic voice and a great use of profanity in his roles. As such, Amazon includes an unfiltered version of the voice, where the answers will be much more explicit. This option can be enabled or disabled in Alexa settings.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

New Arrivals

Recent Comparisons

Trending