The US government is further tightening the screws against Huawei, the official prices of future Xiaomi flagships unveiled, SFR is increasing the price of its subscriptions, this is the recap of the week.
This week, the United States unveiled the list of sites involved in illegal downloading. While SFR subscribers are complaining about the increase in the prices of their subscriptions, Netflix is modifying its FAQ concerning account sharing and the leaker @billbil-kun is lifting the veil on the prices of the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro.
The United States continues its fight against illegal download sites
Like every year, the USTR (Office of the United States Trade Representative) has shared a list of sites suspected of helping pirates share copyrighted content illegally. The published list is long and is intended to encourage rights holders to monitor these sites closely. Go to our dedicated news to discover the complete list of sites involved in illegal downloading.
Read: IPTV, illegal downloading: the United States publishes a long list of sites that break the law
The United States always more strict with Huawei
The Financial Times has just revealed that the administration plans to ban Huawei for good. Indeed, the American government could stop granting licenses to the Chinese manufacturer, thus preventing it from carrying out transactions with American companies.
Read: Huawei: the United States is preparing to completely ban the manufacturer, a carnage is brewing
SFR prices increase
SFR subscribers had the unpleasant surprise of seeing an increase ranging from €0.69 to €0.99 depending on the offer chosen. If SFR had warned its users a month in advance, many subscribers missed this information, shared directly on the invoice. Users did not fail to share their dissatisfaction with this new price increase, criticizing the operator for not having communicated by email or SMS.
Read: SFR increases its prices and is surprised by the dissatisfaction of subscribers
The official prices of the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro have been revealed
While the launch of the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro is scheduled for the end of February, the leaker @billbil-kun has just revealed the official price of the two smartphones on the French market. According to the famous informant, the standard version will be available from €999 and you will have to pay €1299 for the Pro model. According to the leaker, the two flagships could be available in France from March 8.
Read: Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro: the official prices in euros are there, the bill looks salty!
This time it’s official, Netflix says goodbye to account sharing
In an effort to save money, Netflix is currently working to end account sharing this year. The streaming platform recently updated its FAQ explaining that only people living in the same household could now use account sharing. You are subscribed to Netflix and the new measures do not seem clear to you? We invite you to take a look at our dedicated news to fully understand the new operation.
Read: Netflix: account sharing is officially over, here’s everything that changes
Our test of the week
Samsung Galaxy S23: timid but interesting innovations
After long months of waiting and rumors, Samsung has finally lifted the veil on its S23 range. As expected, there are therefore three high-end smartphones, the standard S23, the S23 Ultra and the S23+. If the manufacturer does not take great risks in terms of technical specifications or design, we were pleasantly surprised by some interesting innovations that users should appreciate. Do not hesitate to take a look at our news to find out everything about our handling.
Read: Getting started with the Samsung Galaxy S23: timid but targeted developments