Microsoft provided iPhone users with positive news, while WhatsApp provided a much-needed feature. As Vivo introduced its flagship devices, the Indian smartphone market continued to falter. Google made it clear how many loan apps it had banned. Our top tech news of the week covers all of this and more.
WhatsApp brings multi-gadget backing to telephones
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WhatsApp carried out multi-gadget support for up to four telephones this week. Even though the multi-device feature, also known as multi-device, has been around for a while, it only allowed users to use their primary phone to access WhatsApp from browsers, computers, or Android tablets. However, users can now use it to log in to up to four additional phones at the same time.
Vivo introduced the X90 series of smartphones2 14 Vivo introduced the X90 series of smartphones Vivo has introduced the X90 series, its most recent flagship phone line, in India. The setup incorporates two cell phones – – Vivo X90 and Vivo X90 Star and the two handsets come as a replacement to its last year’s partners – – the X80 and X80 Master.
The Vivo X90 Pro has three rear cameras, one of which is a 50MP Zeiss-designed 1-inch camera with a variety of interesting shooting modes like handheld astro mode, portrait mode optimized by Zeiss, built-in photo filter, ultra-low light photos and videos, and so on.
To learn more about the Indian smartphone brands Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Realme, as well as other information, please click here. According to a Counterpoint Research report, India’s smartphone shipments decreased by 19% year-over-year (YoY) in the first quarter of 2023 (Q1 2023), reaching over 31 million units. This decline was caused by the rise of Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Realme, among other companies. The smartphone market in India has experienced its greatest quarterly decline ever. What led to this decline, smartphone trends, and how businesses did in the country during the quarter are all covered in detail here.
Read more about Amazon’s 100-person layoffs here. Read more about Amazon’s 100-person layoffs here. Amazon’s CEO Andy Jassy made the announcement of the latest round of layoffs earlier this year. According to a report, the company is currently cutting staff in two more departments.
As per a report by The Wrap (through The Edge), around 100 representatives are being laid off in the Amazon Studios and Prime Video divisions.
An Amazon spokesperson was quoted as saying, “Like many businesses, we have been closely monitoring economic conditions and our organizational needs and have made the decision to adjust resources.”
Google prohibited 3500 credit applications in India5
Google ‘prohibited’ 3,500 credit applications in India
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Google made a move against more than 3,500 credit applications in India during the year 2022 for disregarding Play Store strategy prerequisites, the organization said in a blog entry. ” In 2022, we reviewed more than 3,500 personal loan apps in India for violations of Play policy requirements and took the necessary enforcement action, including app removal. We proceed to uplevel our endeavors around here by consistently refreshing our approaches and audit processes,” Google said.
Pricing for the OnePlus Pad was announced in February, along with pricing for the OnePlus 11 series of smartphones and Buds Pro 2 series TWS earbuds. A few months later, the manufacturer of smartphones announced the India launch’s price, features, and other details. The OnePlus Pad’s pre-orders have now gone live, and interested customers can pre-order the device at OnePlus’ official website, Amazon India’s website, or OnePlus exclusive offline stores.
Click here to read more about how Microsoft started rolling out iOS support for Phone Link7 14 Click here to read more about how Microsoft has been working on making Apple devices and services seamlessly integrate into the Windows 11 operating system. The software giant has already made iCloud integration, Apple TV+, Apple Music, and other Apple services available for Windows 11 in its pursuit of this goal. Microsoft has added iOS support to the Phone Link app in order to move things along. The additional help currently permits clients to interface their iPhones to Windows 11 computers and access messages, calls, messages, and so forth right on the PC.
The “expiry date” for Windows 10 has been confirmed by Microsoft. On October 14, 2025, Windows 10 will reach the end of its life cycle. Microsoft stated in a blog post that the final version of the operating system will be the Windows 10 22H2 update. After that, all Windows 10 will receive security updates every month until October 14, 2025, at which point Microsoft will stop supporting the operating system.
Read on to learn more about WhatsApp’s Keep in Chat9 14 WhatsApp’s Keep in Chat WhatsApp added Disappearing Messages to the platform’s collection of privacy-related features last year. The “Keep in Chat” feature, which will enable users to retain important messages even when Disappearing Messages is enabled, is currently being refined by the company.