This would be the design of the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 tablet, similar to the Xiaomi Mi 11 | Tablets

Tablets are slowly regaining their lost popularity, thanks in part to the pandemic. This has forced many of us to work from home, others to study during confinement, such as the little ones and young people, or they have simply helped us to be entertained for so many days locked in our homes. All this has returned the joy tablet sales, and that is something that is also noticeable now with the return of old acquaintances to the industry. This is the case of Xiaomi, which already offered us one of the most popular ranges of tablets, such as the Xiaomi Mi Pad. After a few years out of the game, we already know that they are preparing their return in style, now with three new, high-end tablets. And now we have known its design from a leaked image.

This is what the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 looks like

We know this thanks to an image in the form of a render that has been leaked in China, and that shows us the design of the new tablet. And far from having the traditional boring look of these devices, it has a look that reminds us a lot of the Xiaomi Mi 11, the top of the range of the Chinese firm. Something that we can appreciate especially in the design of the camera, which is practically identical with the black vertical module inside another module in a finish similar to silver.

We can also appreciate that it will be a tablet with a pretty big screen, with some thin edgesIn short, with a great appearance, similar to the iPad Pro. On the back we can also see the Xiaomi logo with a huge size, something is used to do now in many special editions of mobile phones in China. A similarity that would also come with the software, since it would have a MIUI version specific to tablets, like iPadOS. A tablet that thanks to other leaks we know will be presented this same month of May.

The appearance of the new Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 My Smart Price

We also know that your screen will be 10.95 inch LCD with a large refresh rate of 120Hz, and that will go up to 144Hz in the Pro version. It will have a powerful Snapdragon  870. They will have a large 2K resolution of 2560×1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10. It will have a dual rear camera, with 20 and 13 megapixel sensors. It will also have a large 8720mAh battery, a side fingerprint reader and a price of around 385 euros.


Repsol leaves behind the red numbers due to Covid and earns 648 million in the first quarter | Companies

Repsol has left behind the losses that accompanied it during the year of the pandemic. The company led by Josu Jon Imaz has achieved a profit of 648 million of euros in the first three months of 2021 that contrast with the red numbers for 487 million registered in the same period of the previous year, since it has been driven by the recovery in crude prices.

And it is that, the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic caused in 2020 a collapse in world demand and the prices of reference raw materials that led Brent to record minimums of $ 15 per barrel in April of last year and to a average price for the year of 41 dollars. On the other hand, between January and March 2021 the average price of Brent has increased to 61 dollars per barrel and has allowed stocks to revalue, while that of Henry Hub gas stood at 2.7 dollars per MBtu, similar to the previous quarter.

For his part, adjusted net result, which measures the evolution of businesses discounting the variation in the value of inventories and extraordinary items, stood at 471 million euros, 5.4% above the equivalent period of 2020 thanks to the Exploration and Production and Chemical areas . In addition, all businesses obtained a positive operating cash flow, which for the Group as a whole amounted to a total of 1,030 million euros.

Likewise, Repsol highlights that in the first three months of the year has managed to reduce its net debt by 326 million euros (representing 5%) to reach 6,452 million. For its part, liquidity reached 8,456 million euros, which represents 2.93 times the short-term maturities. Additionally, in order to strengthen its financial position, the company closed in March an issue of subordinated bonds for an amount of 750 million euros.

By business areas, Exploration and Production contributed a result of 327 million euros, compared to 90 million in the same period of the previous year (+ 263%) thanks to the combination of cost adjustments, the optimization of operations and the rebound in the average prices of hydrocarbons compared to the first three months of 2020, which was 22% for Brent and 35% for Henry Hub. In addition, it achieved that its realization prices for crude oil and gas performed better than the international benchmark, with an increase between January and March of 23.4% in the case of crude oil and 41.7% for gas.

The area Industrial, for its part, achieved a result of 73 million euros, compared to 288 million in the first three months of 2020 (-74.6%), weighed down by the negative impact of Covid-19 on international market conditions. Specifically, the Chemicals, Wholesale and Gas Trading areas performed positively, while Refining obtained low margins and suffered from stoppages in activity. In addition, the area is being affected by the uncertainty generated by the energy transition, which will require projects and investments to meet the decarbonization objectives.

The area of Commercial and Renewables reached a result of 101 million, which is -16.5% less than the 121 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020. More in detail, restrictions on mobility and the effects of the storm Filomena at the beginning of the year contracted by 14 % demand for the quarter at service stations, although Renewables and Generation performed well, as did Lubricants, which increased their volumes sold.

An oil company in transformation

Repsol is in a moment of transformation after presenting its strategic plan for the period 2021-2025 in which it foresees investments of 18,300 million euros of which 30% (5.5 billion) will go to low-carbon initiatives. The new plan sets emission reduction targets, with a reduction in carbon intensity of 12% by 2025, 25% by 2030 and 50% by 2040

In this sense, during the first months of the year Repsol has launched various industrial transformation initiatives that allow it to advance in the energy transition and collaborate in the economic recovery of the country. 40% of investments in the quarter went to low-carbon projects.

In this sense, Repsol made progress during the quarter in transforming its industrial facilities into hubs multi-energy, capable of generating products with a low, zero or even negative carbon footprint. The company will invest in its refineries in Spain to move towards decarbonisation. Investments in Cartagena stand out, where work began for the construction of the new advanced biofuels plant, the first of its kind in Spain. In recent months, the 3D design of the facilities has begun, making progress in engineering projects and in the purchase of new equipment.In 2021, 66 of the 188 million euros planned for the project will be invested.

In relation to renewable hydrogen, a clear growth vector for the company, at the end of January 2021 the H24All project, a consortium led by Repsol to develop Europe’s first 100 MW alkaline electrolyzer plant. Likewise, Petronor and Repsol lead another relevant hydrogen project, the Basque Hydrogen Corridor, BH2C, announced on February 22. More than 78 organizations participate in it, it will mean an investment of more than 1,300 million euros until 2026

Repsol has a portfolio of 31 projects, with a total associated investment of 6,359 million euros, in the framework of the calls for expressions of interest for European Next Generation funds carried out by the Government.


E3 2021: Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite, Starfield and Age of Empires 4 could be present

The E3 2021 prepares to start from June 12 to 15 betting on a digital format. The celebration of the event will have companies such as Xbox, Nintendo, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two, Warner Bros. y Koch MediaThe big absentees being Sony, EA, Activision Blizzard, Sega, Bandai Namco and Square Enix. While we wait for this appointment on the calendar gamer, un insider wanted to offer supposed information about the games that will be present at the Microsoft conference: Redmond firm may provide details on Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite, Starfield Y Age of Empires 4. Let’s remember that the green house and Bethesda could be present at the same conference, although they enjoyed separate interventions.

E3 2021: The Xbox Conference Games

In a thread of ResetEra dedicated to Microsoft of Bethesda, the Microsoft insider Goggles could have offered interesting details about the E3 2021 press conference. According to this source, during this space they will be shown Halo Infinite Y Age of Empires IV, but it also seems that the expected Starfield from Bethesda and Forza Horizon 5, the next installment of the saga Forza Horizon, could be present in this intervention.

Add Age of Empires IV, and I’m sure this will be your AAA quadruple impact this summer.regardless of whether these four games actually have a release this year or not, “Klobrille said when another user mentioned that Xbox will show Halo, Starfield Y Forza Horizon 5 in your lecture. Thus, while these four titles are expected to be shown during the Microsoft conference, they will probably not all will launch this year.

Xbox to show Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite, Starfield and Age of Empires 4 at E3 2021

As an extra piece of information, the informant also maintains that know what the location of Forza Horizon 5. Although the previous installment took us to the United Kingdom, players believe that Japan will be the country represented in the game in this installment. However, Klobrille rules out Japan. “I might also have an idea about the location, which is not Japan, but that information didn’t come out very well when I shared it with FH4 the last time, so let’s leave it to the team!“says the insider so as not to rush.

In the meantime, Square Enix has promised to deliver “big announcements” in this upcoming E3 2021; while Ubisoft celebrate your Ubisoft Forward on the 12th.


Lar gives the green light to a dividend of 27.5 million after increasing its income

Green light for dividends after the first year of Covid. The General Shareholders’ Meeting of Lar Spain has approved this Thursday the proposal of pay out a dividend of 31 euro cents per share, up to a total of 27.5 million euros and one 6.7% return per share.

The listed company has a market capitalization that exceeds 460 million euros and has positioned itself as one of the main investment vehicles in the segment of malls, a typology that has suffered greatly from the restrictions imposed due to the pandemic. In fact, the value of its assets fell by 4.9% last year, up to 1,475 million euros, which caused an accounting impact of 100.7 million euros.

However, the company managed to increase your income by 15% in 2020, from 81.1 million to 93.3 million euros. On the other hand, ebitda was 69.7 million euros, with an increase of 18%, and recurring net profit reached 53.7 million euros, 30.3% higher than the 41.2 million euros obtained in 2019.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors, José Luis del Valle, highlighted in his speech to shareholders that “the Brexit and the signs of a slowdown Growth in the main economies made some sectoral adjustment foreseeable. The pandemic came to aggravate that scenario, which logically also reached our specific retail sector. All over the world, specialized companies have had to apply nonessential activity closures and restrictions very relevant of different kinds in our shopping centers and parks “.

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Regarding the impact of the pandemic on the income of its tenants, the businessman has indicated that “we have renegotiated practically 100% of the more than a thousand rental contracts existing in our fourteen centers. The agreed bonuses, and therefore the impact on cash for the year, represented a final amount of 22 million euros, which at the level of results will be applied over the next few years “.

The manager valued that the success achieved in 2020 was mainly due to the “extraordinary coordination with our merchants. We were the first to implement comprehensive security measures, subject to independent health certification. In parallel, we managed to update commercial agreements with practically all tenants, with rates always close to full technical occupancy, “he said.

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Even so, the businessman has recognized the blow that the sector has received and the need to make adjustments. Del Valle has clarified that the recovery will tend to focus on prime shopping centers and parks: “If before the real estate assets depended mainly on the location, from now on they will depend on their dominance and ability to attract end customers and merchants. It is important where you are, but above all how you are and who you are with. Commercial offer, shopping experience, entertainment, omnichannel and customer knowledge will make the difference. “


The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra and the Mi Band 5 share the same (mini) screen, do you know why? | Smartphones

When Xiaomi released the Mi 11, in particular, it did not release a “Pro” version. Rumors, however, indicated that more top versions would come to the market later. And last week it became official, the brand launched its new smartphones Mi 11 Pro, Ultra, and Lite.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra: a smartphone with a lot of personality

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra was released in style as the most top phone of the entire 11 series of the brand. With a screen of 6.81 inches AMOLED with WQHD + resolution, 120Hz and 480Hz touch refresh rate. With the most powerful processor, the Snapdragon 888, with a RAM of 8GB and internal storage is 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra and the Mi Band 5 share the same (mini) screen

But what most attracted the attention of the entire presentation of this smartphone was the small panel located in the back area, next to the camera area, and will have the purpose of being able to take selfies with the best possible photographic quality, since Photographs can be perfectly framed using the rear camera, so selfies will greatly increase their quality.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra and the Mi Band 5 share the same (mini) screen Xiaomi

Although, many of us joked about the similarity of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra’s secondary screen with the firm’s own smart bracelets, the truth is that we were not so far from reality as for its origin.

Confirmed by the CEO of Xiaomi

All these data revealed by different means have been confirmed by Lei Jun, CEO and co-founder of Xiaomi. This has commented to the media that the secondary screen of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is exactly the same OLED screen has the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 installed, obviously we are talking about its panel, which is the same.

A good strategy on the part of the brand since the screen of the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 It is totally valid for the task that you must perform in the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra. Since it is used to view notifications, the charging status or directly and as the most prominent function is to view our face to use the main camera as a selfie camera.

In short, a master move by the Asian brand Xiaomi, which has managed to take advantage of a product already on the market and has given it a second life in the form of the secondary screen of the Mi 11 Ultra.


Today’s latest international news, Friday, March 5

Updated:05/03/2021 06: 00h


Be informed about the today’s news it is essential to know the world around us. But, if you don’t have too much time, ABC makes available to those readers who want it, the best summary of the Friday, March 5 right here:

Maduro evades sanctions by selling Venezuela’s gold through the United Arab Emirates, Moscow and Mali

Nicolas Maduro bathed in gold. Julio Borges, Commissioner of Foreign Relations of the Interim Government of Juan Guaidó, has denounced that the Chavista regime has built a platform to circumvent international sanctions that last year generated about $ 1 billion to finance its stay in power.

Northern Ireland unionist paramilitaries withdraw support for peace accords

One of the most controversial points of Brexit has been from the beginning the question of borders on the island of Ireland and the need to protect the Good Friday Agreement, which ended decades of violence in the region. However, unionist paramilitary groups from North Ireland They have decided to withdraw their support for such a peace agreement in protest at the maritime trade border between the nation and Great Britain.

Biden canceled a second attack in Syria at the last minute in the presence of civilians

Joe Biden and his senior defense and national security officials deliberated for ten days the timing, objective and extent of the first military attack by his government. Biden’s debut as commander-in-chief in an operation on foreign soil was a matter of the utmost delicacy and could set the tone for his foreign policy for the next four years. It was produced in the powder keg of the Middle East, after a missile attack on a US military base Shiite militias backed by Iran were perpetrated in northern Iraq.

China to reform Hong Kong’s electoral law to veto opposition

Last year, the coronavirus forced the plenary session of the Chinese parliament, which is always celebrated in early March. This year, and with the epidemic already under control in the country, the People’s National Assembly it recovers its usual date, but not normality.

Pre-campaign blows up German pandemic management

Germany was characterized during the first wave by a sensible and highly accepted management by the citizenship, in addition to comparatively enviable incident and death data. Angela Merkel recovered its maximum level of popularity and its Minister of Health, Jens Spahn, was preferred in the polls as the next candidate for chancellor, in the general elections that will take place on September 26. Today, however, only 47% of Germans accept the restrictions and only 39% are satisfied with Spahn’s work, when in November 2020 he had the satisfaction of more than 60% of respondents. The reason is that the starting gun of the pre-campaign has broken the consensus between the big parties. Given that the main political issue on the table, if not the last, is the pandemic, political formations and their leaders try to position themselves on the electoral starting grid with their positions on crisis management. The result is general confusion and growing discontent.

Berlin reaffirms its criticism of Morocco in Western Sahara

The German Foreign Ministry it has once again expressed its “concern” about Morocco’s actions in Western Sahara. In response from the Government to a parliamentary question presented on Tuesday by Die Linke (The Left), the Ministry yesterday referred to reports according to which people are discriminated against or even prosecuted if they openly oppose the claim of Moroccan sovereignty in the region. “The federal government is watching this with concern,” says Secretary of State Miguel Berger.

Orban’s break with the European People’s Party opens a crisis with the East

The break between the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, and the European People’s Party (EPP) It has left a sense of relief among conservatives, whose ranks already had a certain fatigue from the need to defend their constant political excesses. But at the same time a bitter taste due to the impression that this decision will inevitably lead to a fracture between the Eastern countries and the rest of the EU partners and to a political dilemma in which EU membership will once again be under discussion.

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Telefónica Spain reduces revenues by 3.5% due to Covid and tough competition | Companies

Telefónica Spain recorded revenues in 2020 of 12,401 million euros, 3.5% less in year-on-year terms, in a year marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the tightening of competition in the market as a whole. The operator has indicated that the impact of Covid-19 has been 480 million.

In the fourth quarter, the teleco registered a slight improvement. Revenues in this period decreased 2.9% year-on-year, compared to a 4.3% drop in the third quarter, improving its trend, both in the sale of handsets (-24.5%; +1.4 percentage points compared to to the third quarter) and in service revenues (-2.1% year-on-year, +1.5 percentage points compared to the period between July and September).

In the fourth quarter, retail revenues fell 2.7% year-on-year, improving their performance thanks to higher growth in IT revenues and less erosion of non-convergent communications revenues. For its part, wholesale and other revenues grew again (+ 0.2% year-on-year) supported by a better performance of MVNOs revenues and a lesser deterioration in roaming revenues. In the year, however, they fell 3.1%.

Fourth quarter Oibda fell 4.7% mainly due to the impact of Covid-19, estimated at approximately 5.7 percentage points (79 million) but improved its year-on-year decline compared to the 4.8% drop in the third quarter , since the generation of efficiencies continues in network and systems expenses, commercial expenses and, to a lesser extent this quarter, in personnel expenses derived from the restructuring plan. Consequently, the 2020 Oibda fell by 5.2%, to 5,046 million euros. The OIBDA margin stood at 41.1% in the fourth quarter (-0.8 percentage points year-on-year) and at 40.7% in the total for the year (-0.7 percentage points).

Investment (CapEx) in 2020 fell by 15.2%, to 1,408 million euros, despite the advancement of NGN networks (FTTH and 5G), with more than 2.1 million real estate units passed in the year with fiber, due to the generation of efficiencies, the lower investment in legacy and the rationalization linked to Covid-19.

According to Telefónica, the management focused on cash generation allows OIBDA-CapEx to reach 3,638 million in 2020, with a decrease of 0.5%, and to increase 0.7% in the fourth quarter; with an OIBDA-CapEx margin in 2020 that remains at record levels of almost 30% (+0.9 percentage points).

In the call conference with analysts that followed the presentation of the annual accounts, the CEO of Telefónica, Ángel Vilá, highlighted the high capacity of the Spanish subsidiary to generate operating cash despite the impact of Covid-19. Thus, OIBDA-CapEx exceeds 3,600 million, practically stable compared to the previous year, and grew by 0.7% year-on-year in the fourth quarter (+6.2 pp compared to the third quarter) due to the sequential improvement in revenues from service (+1.5 pp) and the Oibda.

During the fourth quarter, the company focused on more moderate promotions and value generation by fostering a more rational market (in line with the “more for more” strategy). Thus, as of January 2021, the speed offered in fiber has increased to 1 Gb and DAZN and Disney + Star have been added to the content offer. “This greater market rationality is reflected in lower registrations in the quarter, although the prospects in the medium term and sustainability improve ”, says the company.

Total accesses (41.3 million) fell by 1% year-on-year impacted by the market rationalization initiative (-68,000 in fixed broadband, and an increase of 19,000 in mobile postpaid) to strengthen churn and preserve the value of the plant . In pay TV, accesses fell by 70,000 due to the drop in lower-value customers, although the performance of higher-value customers continued to be positive.

Fiber accesses connected to the network (retail and wholesale) reached 7.2 million, after adding 167,000 in the quarter (57,000 retailers) and already represent 77% of the retail broadband and 75% of the wholesale base.


Apple Introduces New “Inclusive” Emojis with New iOS 14.5 Update

The next operating system update iOS 14.5 for iPhone phones promises to deliver news on emojis. It is a total of 217 new designs that will be available to everyone with a software update that will arrive in the last months of the year.

Most correspond to emojis of inclusive couples, in which different skin tones and genders are combined for the LGTB community, as well as the possibility of adding a beard -also for women-.

Among the novelties are new motifs of faces: one exhaling, another with spiral-shaped eyes and even one in the clouds. The beta of the Apple system also allows the use of two new heart emojis: one bandaged and the other on fire.

An extensive combination of different skin tones will also debut for couples with hearts and couples kissing.

The iOS 14.5 version of the operating system will offer new face motifs. Photo: capture.

In addition to the incorporation of new emojis, some others that were already available have been updated, such as headphones, which will now show the AirPods Max. The syringe was redesigned to show no blood, but a neutral liquid, a change according to the times we are living, where vaccines are key to defeating Covid-19.

As for other redesigns, Apple He modified the mask emoji to represent a person smiling under the mask, accentuating other facial expressions — besides the mouth — to show that there is a smile.

The new emojis that will arrive on iPhones with the version of the operating system iOS 14.5.  Photo: capture.

The new emojis that will arrive on iPhones with the version of the operating system iOS 14.5. Photo: capture.

Helmets were also included with the emojis of a person climbing, both women and men, to transmit more security in this activity.

In November 2020 Apple had already launched a massive update of new emojis along with iOS 14.2 Among them are a transgender symbol, the arepa, the tamale, the bubble tea, the “Italian hand” or “mound”, a boomerang, a dodo, a piñata, matrioshkas, an anatomical heart, lungs or even a ninja.

New animojis will also arrive

Apple, with the launch of the iOS 14 operating system, also improved the memoji design platform with new hairstyles, chinstraps, and hat options.

But above all much of the notions of gender were withdrawn when choosing elements to design a animoji, the animated designs that the apple company launched with the iPhone X. For example: a hairstyle does not necessarily have to be for men or women, therefore, related details were removed to reinforce this idea.

The new animojis that will arrive with the version of iOS 14.5.

The new animojis that will arrive with the version of iOS 14.5.

Certain hairstyles, which could be related to the male gender, will no longer have sideburns included. Now the choice goes separately. Beards and / or mustaches can be chosen for any gender or type of face, among many other details that extend as much as possible the total representation of what makes us unique.

In addition, the facial and muscle structure of the memojis to accentuate the expressions and give them even more realism.

Three new memoji stickers from virtual hug, a flushed face and a fist bump.



Some Apple Watch Series 5 and SE fail to charge: Apple fixes it for free | Lifestyle

There are many occasions when Apple has no choice but to recognize a serious problem that occurs in some of its devices. The iPhone battery, for example, became part of a completely free repair plan not too long ago, as well as a good batch of AirPods Pro that arrived with some hardware issues that needed a complete overhaul.

The fact is that the Apple Watch had managed to get rid with enough skill, until now, that those of Cupertino have been forced to have to call for repairs, also free, to units affected by a problem in charging the clock., Which is why just a few hours ago they put into circulation a update watchOS urgency (version 7.3.1) that tries to prevent other devices from experiencing this same failure.

If you don’t charge your watch, they’ll fix it for you

This new problem with some Apple Watch Series 5 and Apple Watch SE has to do with the inability of the watch to recharge after use and leaving the battery practically depleted. For some reason (which only Apple will know about), these devices are unable to inject power back into the battery no matter how much we leave them on the charging base for a while.

Apple repair program. Apple

According Apple itself, “a very small number of customers with Apple Watch Series 5 or Apple Watch SE models with watchOS 7.2 or 7.3 have experienced a problem with their watch “not charging after being in battery saver mode. If your watch is in this situation and you have tried everything to make it work again, the company recommends that you make an appointment at an Apple store, in the Genius Bar, to find a solution. If nothing has happened so far, install the latest update as soon as possible to avoid problems.

Precisely, those from Cupertino speak of the latest update “prevents this issue from occurring on other Apple Watch Series 5 or Apple Watch SE devices”, so it is a update critical that could prevent you from running out (temporarily) without a watch until you go through the official service. To find out if your watch has to visit an official store, Apple recommends placing the “watch on the charger you normally use, then wait at least 30 minutes”. If the Apple Watch won’t charge, “contact Apple Support to set up a free repair.”