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PUBG New State Second Alpha Test begins: Here’s how to apply



PUBG New State Second Alpha Test

The upcoming new releases from Krafton Studio – PUBG New State that has been a huge success in the world of mobile gaming between gamers and across the internet. However, this new game is open to pre-registration in the Google Play Store which offers special benefits for up to 20 million bets.

In the meantime, Krafton hosts a new PUBG: NEW STATE Second Alpha Test this August in parts of Asia and MENA, and Turkey. In addition to being available for Android users, this upcoming Alpha Test will also be open to iOS users.

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PUBG New State’s Second Alpha Test will focus on measuring the first version of game performance, server and network stability, and in-development gaming systems. The feedback we received during the Alpha Test will help ensure that we meet the expectations of the community when PUBG: NEW STATE is released later this year.

During the Alpha test, players will be able to access Troi, a futuristic 8×8 map, where they will be able to experience different aspects of the game before launching and exploring the PUBG universe category in 2051.

PUBG New State Second Alpha Test

Please see below for key details.:


  • Application Period: August 9, 2021 (04:00 UTC +0) – August 23, 2021 (12:59 UTC +0)
  • Alpha Test: August 27, 2021 (05:00 UTC +0) – August 29, 2021 (11:00 UTC +0)


The Alpha Test will be available to players in the following regions:


  • Cambodia
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Thailand

MENA & Turkey

  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen

Many players outside of these regions are eager to get into PUBG: New State, but it’s important for us to do an Alpha Test test to measure performance, network stability, and great gameplay enhancement programs to ensure we can give you the best gaming experience at launch. By limiting Alpha testing to these regions, it allows us to collect important data without diverting many resources away from development.

Applying for PUBG: NEW STATE’s Second Alpha Test only takes a few simple steps. Please see below for the step-by-step process and be sure to check out the FAQ for more information.

To ensure a proper player experience, this Alpha test is only available for Android mobile/tablet devices running Android OS 6.0 or higher and has at least 2GB of RAM and iOS devices for iPhone 6S or the latest models running iOS 13.0 or higher.

Please note that PUBG: New State is still under development and will be updated to work on various Android and iOS devices when we launch it later this year.

PUBG New State Second Alpha Test

Here’s how to apply

  1. Head over to the homepage.
  2. Click on [Apply for Alpha Test].
  3. Read through the [Application and Participation Guide].
  4. Read the policies carefully and choose the mobile OS you wish to apply for Android or iOS.
  5. Fill out the form.


Get ready for PUBG: NEW STATE’s official launch by pre-registering today to get an awesome vehicle skin as a reward.

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Samsung caught developing Satellite Connectivity for Galaxy phones



Samsung Galaxy S24 July 2024 update

Satellite connectivity feature is lacking in the most recent Samsung Galaxy phones. Apple and many Chinese phone makers adopted this technology about two years ago. Meanwhile, Samsung has been keeping it reserved with the Galaxy S23 and S24 series devices.

Samsung is now preparing to deploy a Satellite connectivity feature to Galaxy phones. Various Samsung apps show signs of the under-development feature. Galaxy phones are likely to get it through various communication applications.

Google Messages has been adopting the Satellite SMS feature. Samsung seems to be working with Google to optimize this feature on Galaxy devices. The recent code changes in Samsung Messages suggest that Satellite SMS could be possible on Galaxy through Google Messages.

When required, Samsung Messages will redirect Galaxy users to Google Messages. It will allow them to send SOS messages through Google’s messaging apps by connecting to satellites. It will be quite helpful when your device loses network connection given any reason.

AndroidAuthority performed APKTeardown on several Samsung apps. Native Galaxy apps such as Emergency SOS, Samsung Messages, and Samsung Phone show signs of satellite messaging feature. The deployment to general consumers could take place with Android 15 later this year.

The recent Apple iPhone models are equipped with Satellite connectivity technology. Huawei and Honor have also debuted it in their recent flagship phones. Beyond that, Huawei’s flagship smartwatch is also capable to let to sending SOS through satellite.

While the feature isn’t in demand, Samsung is lacking in the deployment on Galaxy. A small number of users would have been waiting for it on Galaxy. Hence, the company isn’t in the mood to lag behind its rivals in any aspect that has become a basic functionality in the industry.

Samsung’s Galaxy S24 series may get the satellite connectivity tech through Google Messages. The development is running well thanks to the inclusion of strings in the latest app versions. We will keep you updated with further developments.

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Samsung Single Take 6.0 update brings One UI 6.1.1 support



Samsung Single Take 6.0

Samsung is rolling out the Single Take 6.0 update for its One UI devices, which can be identified with the full version number This update enhances the overall performance of the feature by bringing One UI 6.1.1 support.

Single Take is one of the popular features of Samsung phones. It allows users to capture multiple photos and videos with just one tap. Using AI, the feature helps users choose the best moments from a scene automatically. With the version 6.0 update, Samsung is improving the Single Take feature to make it more user-friendly and efficient.

The update improves some functions of the Single Take feature to enhance the quality of photos and videos it captures. Additionally, the update includes fixes for various issues for smoother and more reliable performance.

It is recommended to install the update promptly to enjoy the latest features and improvements. The Single Take update is mainly automatically installed on your devices. You can sometimes see it on your Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates.

Also, you can download it directly from the third-party app link mentioned here but it is not recommended. Notably, the update makes the app compatible with Android 14-based One UI 6.1.1 software. After updating to One UI 6.1.1, you can use the Single Take feature without any crashes.


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3 new Weather Widgets coming to your Android smartphone



Samsung Weather Widget January 2024 update

Your Android phone will soon receive 3 new Google Weather widgets. AndroidAuthority discovered that Google is developing new weather widgets. The new addition has been spotted in the latest Beta version of the Google app for Android.

These upcoming Google widgets will offer users a variety of weather info at a glance. The new widgets will join the existing two options. The current widget options are 3×2 and 4×2 – both are resizable, but the content and shape change when you modify them.

Google Weather widgets in development:

  1. A square 2×2 widget
  2. A 4×2 widget with a day-at-a-glance hourly forecast
  3. An expanded 4×3 widget incorporating a forecast for the next few days

Google’s upcoming Weather widgets feature more info than the current ones. As the new options are hidden behind flags/strings, Google may make further improvements. However, the current state of these new widgets seems quite stable and ready to be deployed.

Google Weather Android

The company could also delay the release of new widgets or squash them prior to release. The development stage and progress don’t solidify a sure arrival. Consumers should wait for Google to release new widgets through the Google app for Android.

Google continues to enhance the user experience of its services on Android. The upcoming widgets are part of the company’s commitment to level up the Android ecosystem. Most of the under-development features are available for general consumers post-testing.

Samsung Galaxy devices will also benefit from Google’s addition of new widget options. Samsung’s Weather app already powers many dynamic weather widgets on the home screen. However, Galaxy consumers will benefit from being Android smartphone users.

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