Samsung begins rollout of Android 11 and One UI 3.0 to latest phones

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Samsung is starting to roll out updates to Android 11 and One UI 3.0, its customized interface, to some of its latest phones. The first up are Galaxy S20 series devices in the US, Korea, and most of Europe, which will start receiving updates today. Updates for the Note 20, last year’s Note 10 and S10, and the Z Fold, Z Fold 2, and Z Flip are planned to arrive in the “coming weeks.” Updates for the Galaxy A series will arrive in the first half of 2021.

The updates come three months after the launch of Android 11.

Nation-state backed hackers going after COVID vaccine supply chain

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Enlarge / A climate controlled thermo haulage truck trailer outside the Pfizer Inc. facility in Puurs, Belgium, on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.

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Cyber attackers have targeted the cold supply chain needed to deliver COVID-19 vaccines, according to a report detailing a sophisticated operation likely backed by a nation-state.

The hackers appeared to be trying to disrupt or steal information about the vital processes to keep vaccines cold as they travel from factories to hospitals and doctors’ offices.

According to the report by IBM’s threat intelligence task force, which advises companies and the public sector on cyber

Amazon Echo Buds review: Let Alexa into your head

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Amazon has claimed your smart speakers, your TV, even your microwave, and now the retail giant is coming for your ears. Its Echo Buds seek to become your new favorites thanks to Bose noise-reduction and a truly wireless design. Even though they’re not perfect, the Echo Buds are one of the best bang-for-your-buck true wireless earbuds around. Let’s find out what makes them worthwhile in our Amazon Echo Buds review.

This Amazon Echo Buds review comes from the audio experts at our sister site SoundGuys. Check out their in-depth take on the Amazon Echo Buds.

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If you’ve got an older iPhone, your FaceTime calls just got better

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When Apple released iOS 14.2 last month, it didn’t mention that FaceTime calls would now be in 1080p for older iPhones. As MacMagazine notes, Apple has updated the product comparison pages of the iPhones 8, X, XR, XS, SE, and 11 (including the Max and Pro versions) to show that they now support FaceTime at 1080p over Wi-Fi, as opposed to before when they only supported 720p.

Calls made over cellular will still be at the lower resolution, but if you’re FaceTiming over Wi-Fi you may notice increased clarity after the update. That is, unless both callers had

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