Monthly Archives: April, 2021

When Sony introduced the new Xperia smartphones, I was thrilled at first. Until I noticed that the Japanese company always makes the same mistakes year after year. Can I look past that with the Xperia 5 III and Xperia 10 III? I am not sure at the moment. New Sony phones: The double-edged sword Sony hits a nerve with me with the Xperia 5 III. Ever since I started using the Samsung Galaxy S21, I’ve been convinced that this class is perfect for me. While last year’s Xperia 5 II was a bit behind the Xperia 1 II, especially in…

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iOS 14 has been great, but much more needs to be done. We still wish Apple would address some of our old complaints. The release of iOS 14 last year was one of the best iPhone updates yet. Apple didn’t necessarily deliver everything that was on our wish list from last spring, but there was great progress on a surprising number of them, with a massive overhaul of the home screen, big strides in privacy, and an overdue streamlining of the Siri UI. And subsequent updates have kept the momentum going, with the upcoming release of iOS 14.5, which is…

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Weighing about 1.8 kilograms, the “Ingenuity” is expected to climb to an altitude of about three meters in its first test flight. The first helicopter flight over another planet, which has already been postponed several times, is scheduled to take place today, Monday (6:30 a.m. CEST). According to the US space agency Nasa, however, the test could still be postponed at short notice. The first flight of the small helicopter “Ingenuity”, which landed on Mars aboard the rover “Perseverance” in February, was planned for April 11 and initially postponed to April 14 due to technical problems. Nasa engineers were currently…

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