Thousands of Orange customers without network, the ranking of the most powerful Android smartphones in February, Free lifts the veil on the future Freebox v9, this is the recap of the week.
If you’re an Orange subscriber, you were probably the victim of Wednesday’s outage. We tell you everything we know about this incident. This week we take stock of the top 10 most powerful Androids of February according to AnTuTu and explain how to return to the Dev Channel if you’re subscribed to the Windows Insider Program. Don’t wait any longer and update your Dualsense to take advantage of a very practical new feature.
Free lifts the veil with his Freebox v9
This week, Free teased the arrival of its new generation of modem routers, which will succeed the Freebox Pop, using its emblematic rocket. This is the Freebox V9 and it should be launched sometime this year. No details have been revealed and we just imagine that this new internet box could offer a technical sheet at the level of the Freebox Delta.
Read: Freebox v9: Free releases the rocket and teases its new box on social networks
Update your DualSense to take advantage of the improvements
Sony’s latest update should delight players as it finally fixes one of the DualSense’s biggest shortcomings. You can now indeed update your controller wirelessly (OTA) without having to plug it in. This feature was expected by users, who no longer need to get up from the couch to update their DualSense and will thus see their gaming experience improved.
Read: PS5: One of the biggest shortcomings of the DualSense has now been fixed thanks to an update
The most powerful Androids of February according to AnTuTu
The top 10 most powerful smartphones of the month of February has been revealed by AnTuTu and the ranking has been turned upside down by the arrival of new devices. At the top of the podium we find the Red Magic 8 Pro+, followed by the Vivo X90 Pro+ and the Vivo IQOO 11. On the mid-range smartphone side, the IQOO Neo 7 is in the lead. Head over to our dedicated news to discover AnTuTu’s full tops.
Read: AnTuTu presents the top 10 most powerful Android smartphones of February 2023
Windows Insider: A workaround to return to the Dev channel
Subscribers to the Dev channel of the Insider program for Windows were surprised to see that they were automatically upgraded to the new Canary channel from the Redmond firm. However, this channel mainly focuses on seasoned subscribers who are not afraid of technical changes. To return to the Dev channel, you must reinstall Windows. To be forgiven, Microsoft provides USB keys to its subscribers.
Read: Microsoft offers a USB key to users who need to reinstall Windows because of the Insider program
Thousands of Orange subscribers without a network
The morning of March 15 was interrupted by thousands of reports of network loss for Orange subscribers. A problem with the power supply would have caused a general blackout at the operator, causing thousands of network users to suffer. Customers could not text or call for hours and lost their internet connection.
Read: Orange failure: why thousands of subscribers are without a network this morning
Our tests of the week
Xiaomi 13: powerful smartphone but mediocre photo phone
If you’re looking for power, you might be tempted by the Xiaomi 13, equipped with the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This high-end smartphone offers excellent battery life and we appreciate its IP68 certification. If you’re looking for a good photo phone, go ahead. Indeed, we were disappointed with the quality of the photos, which often lack sharpness and contrast.
Read: Xiaomi 13 review: good foot, bad eye
BMW i7 xDrive60: 100% electric and rich in technology
BMW offers a 100% electric version of its 7 Series here and some consumers could be tempted by its particularly high-tech side. During our test we were able to discover the many technological possibilities of the BMW i7 xDrive60. Go to our news to find out everything about this electric limousine.
Read: BMW i7 xDrive60 test: Geeks have finally found their limousine
Roborock S8: power and precision
The Roborock S8 robot vacuum cleaner provides a large suction power, efficient and accurate navigation and perfect recognition of obstacles. We also like the application, which is very complete. We regret that this new model has seen its price increase compared to its predecessor and we would have appreciated better autonomy.
Read: Roborock S8 test: a powerful and complete robot vacuum cleaner, as we like them
Apple Mac mini 2023 (M2 Pro): a versatile machine that combines power and elegance
This small box with an elegant design offers incredible performance thanks to the SoC M2 Pro. Energy consumption is reduced and the noise of the cooling system is perfectly controlled. If the connection is ultra complete, we regret the absence of a native memory card reader and the disappearance of the two Lightning ports on the M2 version.
Read: Apple Mac mini 2023 (M2 Pro) review: the small universal box