Twitter bought for 44 billion dollars, the channels of the TF1 group broadcast on TNT Sat, the new features of the iOS 16.1 update are numerous, this is the recap ‘of the week.
If you have an iPhone, you will be delighted to discover the many new features that arrive with iOS 16.1. If you are a Samsung user, then it’s time to check if your smartphone will be able to take advantage of the new One UI 5.0 overlay. While Elon Musk finally buys Twitter, Orange comes to the rescue of the TF1 group by broadcasting its channels.
Orange helps TF1 channels
Our colleagues from the Satellifacts site have reported that Globecast, which is none other than a subsidiary of Orange, has decided to come to the aid of TF1. Indeed, it would seem that subscribers to TNT Sat can now access TF1, LCI, TMC, TFX and TF1 Séries Films by performing a new channel detection and then memorizing them. Go to our news to find out how to apply the reception settings of the five channels of the TF1 group.
Read: TF1 against Canal+: Orange comes to the rescue to resume channel broadcasting
Apple: We tell you all about the iOS 16.1 update
Last Monday, Apple rolled out its new update, iOS 16.1 and Phonandroid prepared a short guide to the best features of the update. The experience of iPhone users has been greatly improved, in particular thanks to the personalization of the lock screen or the always-on screen. We also love the Dynamic Island, the new options of the Photos application or the Matter support which allows you to have control over your connected objects via your smartphone.
Read: iOS 16.1: Here are the best features coming with the update
Android 13: who will be able to take advantage of the new overlay?
It was Monday, October 24 that Samsung deployed its new overlay, One UI 5.0, on the Galaxy S22, S22+ and S22 Ultra. If you have a smartphone from the range, all you have to do now is go to Settings > Software update > Download and installation. If you own another Samsung model, don’t hesitate to take a look at our news to discover the complete list of the brand’s smartphones that will be able to take advantage of One UI 5.0 and from when.
Read: Android 13: Samsung unveils the list of smartphones that will be entitled to the new OS
No new law to sanction IPTV
While many rights holders were calling for a new law that would instantly cut pirate content broadcast live, the European Commission seems to have decided otherwise. Indeed, the institution has not provided for any legislative measure ” firm and final to fight against IPTV. However, the Commission promises to put in place “tools to combat the illegal streaming of live events, especially sporting events”.
Read: IPTV: the European Commission refuses to directly sanction pirates
Elon Musk finally bought Twitter for $44 billion
After months of negotiations and a project that almost fell through, Elon Musk finally bought Twitter this Thursday, October 28 for a total cost of around $44 billion. The billionaire is therefore the new general manager of the social network, and he has already started to dismiss certain leaders of the company, not without good compensation.
Read: Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion and is already laying off employees
Our tests of the week
Apple iPhone 14 Plus: flaws that are difficult to accept for this price
If the idea of offering an iPhone with a larger screen than other models for a lower price was attractive, the 14 Plus version is far from perfect. Recharging is still very average, we regret the absence of 120 Hz in a smartphone of this price and the photo part can be improved, especially in terms of grain and digital zoom. The fact remains that the iPhone 14 Plus remains a high-end quality smarpthone with a nice design, a beautiful well-controlled screen and whose iOS operating system is still excellent.
Read: Apple iPhone 14 Plus test: the necessary and the sufficient, no more!
We tested for you the Chromecast with Google TV (HD – 2022)
While testing the latest generation of Google’s Chromecast, called Chromecast with Google TV (HD), we were won over by the particularly complete and clean environment and by the quantity of applications available on the Play Store. The remote control is finally delivered with the device and the price is still attractive. We regret not being able to further customize the home screen and we would have appreciated better performance of the OS.
Read: Chromecast test with Google TV (HD – 2022): small size, low price and small uses