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Tech News Highlights: Google’s quiz for World Password Day, Poco F1 gets price cut, Realme X specs leaked

In today's technology news, Google unveils quiz to detect phishing skills on users on World Password Day, Poco F1 gets a price cut, Apple files a patent to bring back Touch ID, Realme X, and Realme X Pro price, specifications leaked online, and more.

Technology News Highlights: Google has a quick quiz to check a user’s phishing-detection skills on World Password Day. To stay much more secure online, some tips can be followed.

May 2, which is today, has been declared as the World Password Day. People who still continue to have simple passwords face danger from phishing attacks. To avoid such attacks, Google has a quick quiz to check a user’s phishing-detection skills. Plus, to stay much more secure online, some tips can be followed.

In other technology news today, Poco F1 received a price cut on its 128GB storage model. Apple has reportedly filed a new patent to bring back Touch ID using the newer-generation of in-display fingerprint sensors. Meanwhile, Realme X and Realme X Pro specifications, as well as price, have been leaked online. Realme itself shared a teaser for its upcoming Realme X with a popup selfie camera.

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Technology News Highlights: World Password Day today, how to avoid phishing attacks, Realme X, X Pro leaks

Moto Z4 leaked render shows a headphone jack, Moto Mod support

The successor to the Moto Z3 is coming and it will have a 3.5mm headphone jack. An image tweeted by well-known phone leaker shows the phone that seems to be the upcoming Moto Z4. The render reveals the Moto Z4 with a waterdrop-style notch and slim profile. But what's interesting about the phone is that it features a headphone jack as well as Moto Mods support. We don't know the release date or price of the phone, but we do know that the Moto Z4 will make its global debut soon. 

Huawei introduces new VIP-level priority service for P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro owners in India

Huawei has launched a new VIP-level service for Huawei P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro owners in India. Under the new VIP customer service, Huawei P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro owners will get free pickup and drop facilities for their smartphones. They will also get priority service with "fast and best-in-class repair time." Customers will be able to walk into a service centre and get immediate service without getting a token like other people. The company will also provide the owners of these devices with a dedicated toll-free number to reach the Huawei Contact Center.

Poco F1 with 128GB storage gets a price cut, starts at Rs 20,999

Poco has announced a price cut for the 128GB storage variant of Poco F1 on its official Twitter handle. The phone is now available with the new price of Rs 20,999 at Flipkart and Mi.com. The previous price of the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model of Poco F1 is Rs 22,999.

Poco is Xiaomi’s sub-brand, which was announced last year and offered the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 starting at Rs 20,999. Read more here.

Stuffcool launches Stuffbuds wireless stereo earbuds at Rs 4,999

Stuffcool has launched its launches Stuffbuds wireless stereo earbuds with Bluetooth 5.0. Each earbuds support 40 mAh battery that is said to offer upto three hours of talktime. The charging dock is backed by a 300 mAh battery, which is claimed to charge the earbuds three times.

Stuffcool Stuffbuds feature buttons on each earbuds for calls and music control. The earbuds are priced at Rs 4,999, but are currently available at an introductory price of Rs 4,490. It comes with six month warranty and can be bought from retails stores across India as well as from Stuffcool's site, Amazon, or Flipkart online.

OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T, and OnePlus 5 smartphones have started getting OxygenOS Open Beta 17, Open Beta 9, and Open Beta 31 respectively. Meanwhile, Open beta 29 is ready for OnePlus 5T. The updates for OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T include changes like display overheating device warning as well as a new interface for the system update.

Meanwhile, Google is gearing up to introduce a new feature for Google account that will allow users to automatically delete their Location History data.