Tech Wrap: Signal app goes down worldwide, Xiaomi foldable device leaks online
After yesterday’s jam-packed action at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event, we caught a glimpse of what looked like Xiaomi’s first foldable device today. Meanwhile, one of the most popular privacy-friendly alternatives to WhatsApp just went offline, moments before we published this wrap-up of the day’s news.
Here’s a quick overview of today’s tech stories:
Signal goes down, users unable to send messages
Days after it racked up millions of new downloads, it looks like Signal is facing a global outage with people across the world being unable to send messages on the app. Signal has also tweeted about this issue and has mentioned: “technical difficulties” affecting the app.
Sony confirmed the PS5 won’t have a second round of pre-orders in India
If you were one of the unlucky ones who couldn't pre-order the Sony PlayStation 5 for the first time, you might be out of luck because Sony says there might not be a second round of pre-orders.
Alleged images of Xiaomi’s foldable device leak online
Alleged images of a Xiaomi-made foldable device have appeared online, giving us what is probably our first glimpse of the company’s first attempt at building a Galaxy Fold 2 competitor.
Samsung announced the price and sale dates of the Galaxy Buds Pro
On Friday, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Buds Pro would cost ₹15,000 and pre-bookings would start on January 15 from both Samsung’s exclusive stores and retail stores. The company is also providing a special offer for those who pre-book.
Netflix might bring support for content with Spatial Audio support
Netflix has been working on bringing the Spatial Audio feature on the AirPods since December, according to an anonymous leak - the feature might make its way to the service later this year.