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1. Facebook Introduced New Facebook Messenger Kids App
Recently, Facebook has announced that they are expanding their Messenger Kids app to 70 more countries, including India. thereby parents can control their kid’s online presence. Some of these features include Supervised Friending, more robust Group management and profile visibility for Friend suggestions.
In earlier versions, parents had complete control over their kid’s friend requests, for both invites and accept. Now with Supervised Friending, a kid will be able to send out friend requests and accept them on their own, but the parent will maintain or control either friend request acceptance or friend list. Parents will receive a notification via their messenger when a kid receives a request and will take action accordingly.
The second highlight feature in Messenger Kids is the ability to create groups with their friends. The way it works is by having parents approve a similar adult to help connect their child with other kids through a group in Messenger Kids. Approved adults can only connect kids whose parents have also granted this adult the same approval.
You can download Messenger Kids from the App Store for iOS or Play Store for Android. I the Results are not Great, Google Will Inform you. #TEChOLIC April
2. there aren’t any great matches for your search – Google
Google has updated Search, If someone finds something that would not be relevant to what he finds, Google will show a message “It looks like there aren’t any great matches for your search”. to show a message for the user. This will help users quickly know that their search term was not ideal so that they can choose to not waste any more term surfing the results. This message won’t show up too often, because we know their search algorithm is too good. It can save a bit of time during the search.
3. WhatsApp now lets 8 participants in group voice and video calls
During that time(Lockdown time) people are moving on to the conference and doing work from home. To make it easy to release a new version that supports up to 8 people in group voice and video calls. WhatsApp v2.20.141 web release is now available to download from WhatsApp’s official website. In the previous version, there was a limit of 4 participants in the WhatsApp group call.
The same privacy you expect from a face-to-face conversation (remember them?) now with up to 8 people. End-to-end encrypted. Update your WhatsApp to try it out. pic.twitter.com/xZUX60mysD
— WhatsApp Inc. (@WhatsApp) April 28, 2020
4. LG VELVET specifications — 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED Cinema FullVision display, Snapdragon 765 5G, 48MP triple rear cameras
LG VELVET specifications
6.8-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 20.5: 9 aspect ratio OLED display
Octa-Core (1 x 2.4GHz + 1 x 2.2GHz + 6 x 1.8GHz Kryo 475 CPUs) Snapdragon 765G 7nm EUV Mobile Platform with Adreno 620 GPU, Android 10
8GB RAM, 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
48MP rear camera with LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP depth sensor
16MP front-facing camera
In-display fingerprint sensor
3.5mm audio jack, stereo speakers
5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
4300mAh (Typical) battery with fast charging, 10W wireless charging
5. Xiaomi Announced Mi Wireless Bluetooth Free Edition
Xiaomi introduced Mi Wireless Bluetooth Free Edition along with the Mi 10 Youth Edition and MIUI 12. It supports Qualcomm aptX Adaptive low latency technology of as low as 80ms. Instead, It automatically adjusts between providing the best quality audio or lower latency streaming based on the audio. In addition to that, It promises up to 9 hours of battery life.
Mi Bluetooth Earphones Line Free specifications
Bluetooth 5.0 to connect to devices
Qualcomm cVc noise cancellation technology for accurate speech recognition even in very challenging acoustic environments.
Stylish micro-arc collar memory design made of metal
Made of soft skin-friendly rubber
100mAh battery offers up to 9 hours of playback, 200 hours standby, charges in 1 hour
Supports USB Type-C
The Mi Bluetooth Earphones Line Free Edition comes in Black and White colours is priced at Rs. 2,130 approx.