Taras Mishchenko

Editor-in-Chief of Mezha.Media. Taras has more than 15 years of experience in IT journalism, writes about new technologies and gadgets.

Do you remember 5G? Operators are already looking to switch to 5.5G

Telecommunications companies are already looking to move from 5G to the next stage of mobile development, called 5.5G or 5G Advanced, CNBC reports. While the global rollout of 5G networks is ongoing, and in some countries, like Ukraine, has not even begun, industry leaders gathered at Mobile World Congress (MWC) ... Read more

Apple is preparing updates to MacBook Air, iPad, Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard, but won’t be making a presentation for them

Apple is preparing to update its product line with new MacBook Air laptops, iPad tablets, Apple Pencil stylus and Magic Keyboard, opting for a quiet release without a traditional presentation, Bloomberg reports. In the coming weeks, updated iPad Pro models will be introduced, including a new iPad Air with a ... Read more

ASUS Zenbook DUO (2024) UX8406 review: one screen is good, but two are better?

Quite a few users need two screens, but not everyone has a dedicated workstation to put a laptop and monitor on. With this in mind, ASUS decided to create the Zenbook DUO (2024), a 14-inch dual-touch laptop that aims to expand multitasking capabilities without sacrificing much space. You could even ... Read more

Anker Soundcore Liberty 4 NC – the best TWS headphones for your money?

Anker is well known for its power supplies and charging stations, but along with them, it is developing the Soundcore brand, which has already released several generations of wireless headphones. The Soundcore Liberty 4 NC is one of the manufacturer’s newest models, offering active noise cancellation, Bluetooth 5.3 with Hi-Res ... Read more

Galaxy A55 specifications indicate minor updates

The Samsung Galaxy A55, which is to replace the Galaxy A54, is expected to be launched in various markets in March this year. Given the relatively imminent release, insiders have begun to publish the first information about the upcoming smartphone, and Winfuture.de has revealed its full specifications. The device is ... Read more

OnePlus Watch 2 – a watch with two operating systems that promises 100 hours of battery life

At MWC 2024, OnePlus showed off the OnePlus Watch 2 smartwatch, which is the first to use the Wear OS operating system for the manufacturer, but with a unique feature aimed at increasing battery life, 9to5Google reports. The fact is that OnePlus Watch 2 has two operating systems at once, ... Read more

Health ring: Samsung has officially shown the Galaxy Ring

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Ring at MWC 2024, a new device that should help users track their physical condition and sleep more conveniently, Engadget reports. The Galaxy Ring will be available in silver, gold, and ceramic black colors and will hit the market later this year. This ring, ... Read more

Honor shows off its flagship Magic6 Pro at MWC

The Chinese brand Honor, which returned to Ukraine last year has shown its flagship Magic6 Pro model at MWC 2024 in Barcelona, which will be offered in Europe for 1299 euros. The smartphone has a 6.8-inch LTPO AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2800×1280 pixels, an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, ... Read more

Lenovo Tab P12 – review of a 12.7-inch tablet

Android tablets are gradually coming out of oblivion and growing in size, offering more and more solutions with 12-inch displays. Lenovo has just introduced such a novelty in its lineup, and it’s a mid-range one with a price starting at 15 thousand hryvnias. This is the 12.7-inch Lenovo Tab P12 ... Read more

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds headphones will receive a major update with real-time translation support

Samsung has announced a series of updates to its Galaxy Buds headphones to improve their functionality with other Samsung devices, including TVs, and add support for real-time translation when connected to Galaxy S24 smartphones. The Galaxy Buds series update will add several key features: Real-time translation: When connected to Galaxy ... Read more

Galaxy S24 Ultra review: citius, altius, fortius, AI

When choosing their next flagship, users often rely on the following “five pillars” of a quality smartphone: good materials, screen, fast platform, camera capabilities, and high battery life. If we were to evaluate the “hero” of this review, the Galaxy S24 Ultra, based on these parameters alone, we could immediately ... Read more

ULTRARAM can replace DRAM and NAND and store information for 1000 years

The memory technology market, currently estimated at $165 billion annually, is dominated by DRAM and NAND flash memory. DRAM is known for its speed and endurance, but it is unstable and requires constant data refreshing. NAND flash memory, while non-volatile and capable of storing data without power, has slower speeds ... Read more

EU to fine Apple 500 million euros at once for the first time due to Spotify complaint

The European Union is preparing to impose its first-ever fine on Apple in the amount of about 500 million euros as a result of an antitrust investigation by the European Commission, the Financial Times reports. This investigation closely looked into Apple’s potential misuse of its platform to prioritize its own ... Read more

Nintendo Switch 2 may not appear until 2025 – here’s what we know

The expected release of the Nintendo Switch 2 game console may be postponed to early 2025. Brazilian journalist Pedro Henrique Lutti Lippe shared information from five different sources in a recent OX do Controlle video suggesting that the console’s launch has been postponed from its original date of 2024. These ... Read more

Apple TV, Music and Devices for Windows are now online

Apple has released release versions of its Apple TV, Music, and Devices programs for the Windows operating system. Since last year, they have been available from the Microsoft Store, but they were preview versions, and now the final release has taken place. As in testing, the new Apple apps for ... Read more

Twitter alternative: Bluesky social network opens registration for everyone

Bluesky, a social media platform that was previously available only by invitation, is now open for registration to everyone, TechCrunch reports. Created with the support of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Bluesky represents a promising alternative to Elon Musk’s X in the microblogging arena. Prior to its public launch, Bluesky had ... Read more

Almost a copy of the ROG Phone 8: Insiders published photos and specifications of the upcoming ASUS Zenfone 11 Ultra flagship

Despite the rumors about the closure of the Zenfone line, ASUS is not going to abandon it yet and is preparing a new flagship smartphone – Zenfone 11 Ultra. Information about it was published by insiders Evan Blass and Mukul Sharma, which allows us to evaluate the design of the ... Read more

Google plans to rename Bard to Gemini and release an Android app

Google is going to rebrand the Bard chatbot, it will be called Gemini and will have an Android app with additional features, 9to5Google reports. The changes may take place as early as this week. Over the past few months, Google has been improving its Bard chatbot by adding the capabilities ... Read more

Deepfake was used: employee transferred $25 million to fraudsters after a video call with the alleged CFO of his company

A Hong Kong-based financier of an international company was tricked into transferring $25 million to fraudsters in a sophisticated scam involving the use of deepfake, reports CNN. The fraudsters used the technology of deepfake to impersonate the company’s CFO during a video conference. The elaborate hoax used not only his ... Read more

23andMe’s fall from $6 billion to almost $0 – main points from The Wall Street Journal article

The Wall Street Journal published a large article about 23andMe, a DNA testing company that was one of the founders of the industry but is now going through a rough patch. We highlighted the main points from the article about the rise and fall of 23andMe. Five years ago, 23andMe ... Read more

Apple’s business returns to growth, Tim Cook says the company spends “a huge amount of time and effort” on AI development

Apple has reported a return to growth in its first fiscal quarter, ending a series of four consecutive quarters of revenue decline, reports Silicon Angle. Despite these positive developments, Apple’s shares fell in extended trading due to a more than 13% drop in sales in the key Chinese market and ... Read more

OneDrive has received a major update

OneDrive is starting to gradually roll out a major update that will transform the interface and functionality of the service to make it faster and more intuitive. The main features of the new OneDrive update: Updated visual design: The OneDrive interface now focuses on reducing clutter and highlighting important content. ... Read more

In 2021, Zuckerberg refused to expand Meta’s child safety team, now he was forced to apologize to the affected families

During a Senate hearing on child safety on the Internet, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized to parents who claim Instagram played a role in their children’s suicides or sexual exploitation, reports NBC News. Responding to a direct request from Senator Josh Hawley, Zuckerberg expressed sympathy for the families’ suffering, recognizing ... Read more

Microsoft’s profits increased by 33% due to investments in AI and cloud computing

Microsoft Corporation has announced a 33% increase in profits for October-December due to significant investments in artificial intelligence technologies, writes AP News. The company reported a net profit of $21.87 billion, or $2.93 per share, which exceeded Wall Street expectations. This increase is largely due to the growth of the ... Read more

Companies are paying significantly less to data-stealing programs

In the last quarter of 2023, there was a significant decline in the number of data-stealing ransomware victims who decided to pay a ransom, to a record low of 29%, according to Coveware, a cybercrime negotiation company, writes Bleeping Computer. This trend, which began to emerge in mid-2021, reflects the ... Read more