The Super Cup is also played on Biwenger!

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first_imgBiwenger already warned that this new year 2020 would be loaded with surprises and news for all the most played fantasy managers in Spain. Said and done. After the 10 credits he gave on January 1 to all those registered, we have had little to wait to know what the next surprise would be: the Biwenger Super Cup.Did you think that Biwenger would take a break for not having a day in LaLiga? That never. Biwenger could not fail in an event as important and historical as this new Spanish Super Cup with Final Four format played in Saudi Arabia from Wednesday 8 to Sunday 12 January.The Biwenger Supercup is a macroliga No limit of participants in which the top 10 classified will get prize: PS4; smartwatch, latest generation bluetooth wireless headphones; Biwenger sweatshirts and Premium leagues + Biwenger credits. Further, the first 3 will also take a trophy. The gameplay will be fantasy, with a fixed budget of 300 million, with no substitutes and no changes during the day. You can also select a captain who scores double, so All managers will be on equal terms.Make history yourself and participate in this 1st edition of the Biwenger Supercup divided into 2 days (semifinals and final). You can choose any player from the 4 teams that dispute the tournament: F.C. Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Valencia C.F., provided you do not exceed the established budget.The first day will be composed by Valencia C.F. vs Real Madrid and F.C. Barcelona vs Atlético de Madrid, to be played on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 respectively, both at 20:00 peninsular time. The grand final between the 2 winning sets of the “semis” will correspond to the 2nd and final day, which will be played Sunday January 12 at 7:00 p.m. Peninsular time.You can join in the next link and find all the information about the operation of the Biwenger Super Cup and its prizes in the legal bases of the tournament.last_img read more

The OnePlus 7 waterresistance controversy No IP rating no problem

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first_imgWe’ve spent a week with the new OnePlus flagship, read our OnePlus 7 Pro reviewHow do the two new OnePlus phones compare? OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7 Sign up for the Mobile NewsletterSign Up Please keep me up to date with special offers and news from Goodtoknow and other brands operated by TI Media Limited via email. You can unsubscribe at any time. Let’s investigate these three arguments, so you can make an informed decision when considering whether or not you should buy OnePlus’ new phone, or indeed any handset that claims to be water resistant.Related: Best smartphonesWhat do IP ratings mean?The IP (Ingress Protection) rating number is split into two digits, the first representing solid resistance (e.g. to dust) and the second representing moisture protection (i.e. to water or other liquids). To obtain this rating, smartphones (or any other devices) are tested under lab conditions.The dust resistance figures ranges from one to seven (with one being no protection and seven being completely dust-tight), while water resistance ranges from one to nine (with one being no protection and nine meaning it’s resistant to prolonged immersion under pressure).So, for example, a product with an IP68 rating is protected against dust that may harm equipment and against temporary immersion.If consumers are minded to look up the meaning of IP ratings, they can find clear reference points for the resilience they can expect from their smartphone. It surely provides more transparency than a YouTube video of a phone being thrown in a bucket. The first part of OnePlus’ argument — that IP ratings don’t focus on “real experience” — comes up a little short.Related: Waterproof IP ratings explainedIs an IP rating a guarantee?Moving onto OnePlus’ second argument: if your phone is certified to be dust and water resistant, according to its IP rating, are you also covered against water damage?The decision to extend a warranty comes down to individual phone manufacturers, so we took a look at some of the competitors to the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro and examined the wording of their warranties:Huawei P30 (IP53): “Tested in a controlled environment and certified to be splash, water, and dust resistant in specific situations… Water and dust-proofing are not permanent, and resistance may decrease as a result of normal wear over time. Do not charge the phone when it is wet or in moist environments. Refer to the manual for cleaning and drying instructions. Submersion in liquid and the resulting damage is not covered by the warranty.”Samsung Galaxy S10e (IP68): “Not advised for beach or pool use. Water or dust damage not covered by warranty.”iPhone XR (IP67): “Splash, water and dust resistance are not permanent conditions and resistance might decrease as a result of normal wear. Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions. Liquid damage not covered under warranty.”Sony Xperia XZ3 (IP65/68): “Don’t worry if you get caught in the rain or want to wash off dirt under the tap, but remember all ports and attached covers should be firmly closed. You should not put the device completely underwater; or expose it to seawater, salt water, chlorinated water or liquids such as drinks. Abuse and improper use of device will invalidate warranty.”OnePlus is therefore correct to say that most other smartphone manufacturers do not include water damage in their warranty, despite IP ratings. So whether a smartphone is IP rated or not, in most case, if it’s damaged by water you’ll have no recourse for damages from the manufacturer.Related: Best Android phonesSo what’s the point of an IP Rating?The IP rating merely gives you an expectation of what your phone can take in case the worst happens and liquid is spilled over it. OnePlus’ final argument is that the price of an IP rating isn’t worth what it brings to the table. Pete Lau, also a co-founder, estimated the extra cost of getting an IP rating to be $30 (~£23) per handset back in October 2018.Only the individual consumer can decide whether this cost is worth it to them. But now that the brand has entered the premium market with the OnePlus 7 Pro, the lack of IP rating might be more of an issue than it ever was before. An official IP rating has no tangible meaningAn IP Rating is not typically covered by a manufacturer warrantyThe cost of an IP rating is not worth its value This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. OnePlus has controversially shied away from IP certification for the newly unveiled OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, due in part to the costs involved. But do the company’s claims wash, and where do you stand with phones that do have an IP rating?Unlike many high-end smartphones on the market, OnePlus phones have never had official IP ratings for water resistance. But as the price of OnePlus devices has crept up − going from “flagship killers” to bona fide flagships − this has started to look like a bigger shortcoming.As such, OnePlus received some criticism when it recently revealed that it has not IP classified the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. Co-founder Carl Pei posted a statement on OnePlus’ official forum, accompanied by a video (embedded below), in an attempt to justify the decision.OnePlus 7 Pro review – Where’s our review? Show More Unlike other sites, we thoroughly review everything we recommend, using industry standard tests to evaluate products. We’ll always tell you what we find. We may get a commission if you buy via our price links.Tell us what you think – email the Editor The video shows a brand-new OnePlus 7 being dropped straight into a bucket of water. In a bold headline the video argues that “Water resistant ratings for phones cost you money — we bought something less expensive instead”.A few frames later (in tiny text), OnePlus concedes the following: “Products not IP certified. Water resistant under optimal testing conditions. OnePlus makes no guarantees regarding water/liquid resistance. Water/liquid damage not covered under terms of sale.”Simply put, despite being tested for water resistance, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro do not have an IP rating and will not be guaranteed against water damage. To clarify, Carl Pei wrote the following in his accompanying statement:We know that an IP rating would be the simplest way to prove our phone’s capability, but the certification doesn’t help us communicate our focus on your real experience, which is why we created this direct and relatable video to show you what our water-resistant quality can actually bring to you in your real life in a more powerful way… And just like other smartphone brands that do IP classify their devices, our warranty does not cover water damage.So OnePlus’ argument is threefold: We’d also like to send you special offers and news just by email from other carefully selected companies we think you might like. 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