WhatsApp disappears from some smartphones, Galaxy S23 launched on February 1, this week’s summary
49 smartphones without WhatsApp since December 31, Samsung will launch its upcoming flagships in February, here’s how to get rid of the crash related to the new Windows 10 update, this is the summary of the week.
Just because it’s Christmas doesn’t mean you should miss out on the week’s latest news, and Phonandroid hasn’t forgotten you over the holidays! Although some users will soon be without WhatsApp, the Windows 10 update triggers the blue screen of death, which you can avoid thanks to the workaround we shared with you in our special news. If you’re a Netflix subscriber, read on to find out the cost of account sharing. Finally, get ready for incredible performance from Nvidia’s next-generation graphics cards.
Soon, 49 smartphones were deprived of WhatsApp
If you use WhatsApp regularly, this news may interest you. Indeed, the program will soon stop working on 49 older smartphones. Starting December 31st, some devices will not be powerful enough to run the messaging app. Head over to our news to find the full list of related smartphones.
Read: WhatsApp will no longer work on these 49 smartphones from December 31, 2022
What to expect when sharing a Netflix account?
If you used to share your Netflix account with your loved ones for free, now get ready to pay. Indeed, the streaming giant announced a few weeks ago that Netflix will now charge for sharing passwords. The increase could be between 2 and 4 euros for each additional user, and the measure should take effect next year.
Read: Netflix: How much you’ll have to pay to share a bill with a friend from 2023
The latest Windows 10 update is causing some computers to crash
If you’ve recently upgraded to Windows 10, you may be in for a nasty surprise when you see a blue screen of death on your computer. Indeed, the KB5021233 version of the operating system would cause the error on some computers. While you wait for Microsoft to deploy a definitive patch, feel free to check out our news for a workaround to avoid the crash.
Read: Windows 10: Latest Update Triggers Blue Screen of Death, Here’s a Temporary Fix
The launch of the Galaxy S23 is scheduled for February 1, 2023
While some rumors suggest that Samsung plans to launch the Galaxy S23 in late 2022, leaker Ice Universe disagrees. According to an insider whose rumors are often highly reliable, Samsung may use the Unpacked event, scheduled for February 1, 2023, to officially unveil its upcoming premium smartphones.
Read: Galaxy S23 to be officially launched on February 1, 2023
Future GeForce RTX 50XX graphics cards may break power records
Although Nvidia just launched its RTX 40XX GPUs, the manufacturer’s next-generation graphics cards are already making headlines. Indeed, the new microarchitecture and new manufacturing processes should allow Nvidia to offer GPUs with revolutionary performance. YouTube channel RedGamingTech specifically reveals that the GeForce RTX 50XX can be etched at 3nm.
Read: GeForce RTX 50XX: Nvidia’s next GPUs promise to be monstrous in performance
Our tests of the week
Lenovo Legion S7 (Intel – 2022): a powerful laptop that can attract gamers
Are you a gamer and looking for a powerful, smart and elegant portable computer at the same time? The 2022 Lenovo S7 might just trick you. We love its 2k panel in 16:10 format, which can display up to 500 nits, and its 165 Hz refresh rate. Numerous ports are available, but we regret the lack of an RJ45 adapter. Lenovo Legion S7 starts at 2,179 euros.
Read: Lenovo Legion S7 review (Intel – 2022): a gaming PC based on power and discretion
Steelseries Aerox 5: a lightweight and versatile mouse
The Steelseries Aerox 5 isn’t very pretty, but it has a lot of other advantages that can still make it an attractive mouse. If you’re a high-end gamer looking for a mouse that combines lightness, versatility and performance, the Steelseries Aerox 5 is for you. We especially like its programmable buttons and efficient software. Its chassis may look a little cheap, but it’s well thought out to prevent sweat.
Read: Steelseries Aerox 5 review: an ultralight mouse dedicated to performance