If you got to see last week was very unusual was not a single smartphone was launched last week. However, there are many things that happened last week in terms of technology and updates. Specifically in India and the rest of the. This includes WhatsApp security bug, boat smartwatch, google map updates, and more.
WhatsApp ‘Security Bug’
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Recently WhatsApp had an issue with its security which allowed anyone to delete your WhatsApp account. That too without you knowing about it. The person wanting to delete the account just requires your number and no hacking skills.
According to the Forbes security report, this cab is done by entering the wrong 2FA code several times.
Samsung Neo QLED TVS Lineup
Samsung launched the Neo QLED tv range in the Indian market. This includes 5 fives sizes ranging from 85 inches, 75inch, 65 inches, 55 inches, and 50 inches. The starting price is 99,990. This has One design and an all-new Neo QLED panel.
Sony Launches Cheapest Bravia Series Android TV
Sony last week launched its Bravia 32W830 smart TV. the TV has a 32-inch screen. This is the first-ever AndoidTV. It’ starting price is RS. 30,990. It has over 5000 apps and a built-in Chromecast. It also has a google assistance support system.
Google Map Updates
Google too recently updated google maps. The new update comes with features that will make it easier for users to reply to calls and messages while driving their cars. The google assistance mode is now rolling on Google maps in India. According to Google’s support page.
It will also read their messages and it will also give alerts on incoming calls which can be rejected or answered with voice. In its recent updates, google maps added Covid – 19 vaccination centers for the Indian users.
Microsoft Bought Speech Recognition Firm
Firm Nuance a speech recognition firm is acquired by Microsoft with around $20 billion. After acquiring LinkedIn this the second-largest acquisition. Nuance is known for its product Dragon. Which is software that uses deep transcribe speech. By adapting to the particular user’s voice also improves accuracy.
Last week Boat launched a low-budget smartwatch with the starting price of 2,999. It has features like a built-in GPS, 24*7 heart rate tracker, daily tracker, and more.
Logitech Came up With Gaming Earphones
Logitech launched its gaming earphones priced at 4,995 in the Indian market. These are mainly dedicated to gaming and have two drivers. One for bass and the second for mid and high.
BzenoBook Duo Laptops By Asus
Asus has launched a range of ZenBook dual-screen laptops. Which includes ZenBook 14 and ZenBook Pro Duo 15. It comes with dual-band Wi-fi and windows 10.
Flipkart Acquiring Cleartrip
Flipkart will acquire 100 % shares of Cleartrip soon. Both the companies will work together to strengthen e-commerce. No employee will be made to leave jobs after coming together of the companies.
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