Technology is changing with time, and several companies are launching the latest products or announcing multiple updates in their applications. Companies like Google, Facebook, Sony have announced many new updates in October 2020. So let’s have some eyes on the latest tech news headlines of this month.
1. Google Pay App Removed from Apple Apps Store
Google Pay app vanished from the Apple app store to fix various issues faced by iPhone users for making their payments. Google has removed the Google Pay app to fix those issues. Users are facing the same issues from the past week, and Google has fixed the same issue.
Users were facing persistent payment failures for their transactions. However, the Google Pay app is again available on the Apple apps store after fixing the issues.
2. Google Play Music is Getting Replaced by Youtube Music
Now, google play music services will be no longer available for users. Youtube music is replacing Google play music, and users got the notification to transfer their playlists to Youtube music to resist further complications. In the new update of Google play music, the updated description involved “Don’t worry, the change won’t happen overnight, but you can transfer your library to Youtube music.”
The news was out some months but now in the new update released on 14-October-2020 has confirmed the removal of Google play music soon from the Google play store.
3. WhatsApp Now Allows to Mute Chat Forever
Previously on WhatsApp, users could mute the chats for an hour, for a week, or a year. By using the updated Whatsapp version, users can mute the chats forever. Many users wait for the option for a long time to mute some of the chats forever. Now it is accessible in the latest update of Whatsapp. Many users got relief from the multiple message notifications that just keep buzzing the phone all the time.
4. Facebook Dating Launched in Europe
After a long wait among users, Facebook has decided to launch its dating feature. Officially it is confirmed that Facebook dating will be available in Europe. There is no compromise with the privacy of users, and they can virtually meet their partners through a video chat service.
In the US, Facebook dating is successfully running throughout the pandemic, and now Europeans have the option to update Facebook for using virtual dating services. There is a “Virtual dates” section on Facebook where users can match with their partner and enjoy their romantic time with each other.
5. Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Alpha 7S III Launched
Sony India has launched the full-frame mirrorless camera alpha 7S III, which comes up with a 24.2 MP lens with up to 10fps continuous shooting system to provide the best photography.
The camera is inbuilt with an Exmor R CMOS sensor, which increases the speed twice the normal camera. The 35 mm full-frame sensor comes with a back-illuminated structure to provide enhanced light capacity for the images. The color reproduction system is enhanced in the latest model of Alpha 7S III to provide exact colored images.
6. Chrome OS is Getting Dark Theme Soon
Now, developers can use Chrome OS with the latest dark mode option. Google is working on launching the dark mode for ChromeOS soon.
7. Micromax is Ready to Launch its New Smartphone “IN” in India
Microsoft is planning to launch two smartphones in the Indian smartphone market. The phones named Micromax IN 1 and 1a will come under Microsoft “IN” series. The expected specifications of the phones come up with 3GB RAM and 32 GB ROM with a 6.5 inches display. In the latest interview with YouTuber Technical Guruji, Rahul Sharma has revealed some of the new specifications of the devices.
8. Apple to Increase the Price of Apps in India and Five Other Countries
On the latest Monday, Apple has announced the price of in-app purchases from the Apple app store. There is a two percent hike in the prices of the apps due to 18 percent of goods and service tax in India.
The highest hike is observed in India, Brazil, Columbia, Russia, South Africa, and Columbia. The app’s developers will soon get the latest price charts to let them know about the latest hike in the prices of Apple in-app purchase.
9. Adobe Launched Various New Tools For its Products
Adobe has launched various new tools for the improvement of creativity through desktop applications users are using. The latest tools are updated in the Adobe apps, and some are available remotely from the app. Some of the tools are:
- Neural filters: It enables the users to change depressions of the image and can colorize a scene with their choice.
- Sky replacement: Now users can replace the sky from a photo with the latest tool provided by matching the color of the photographic background with the sky color.
10. Paytm Launched a New Mini-App Store
Paytm has announced to launch its mini-app store to provide different apps on the same platform. Paytm has opened ways for developers to promote their apps on the Paytm app store. Now business owners can enhance their business by introducing their apps in the Paytm Mini app store.