Android N beta released, Facebook acquires video filter app MSQRD and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of today’s technology news.


Google has released developer preview of Android ‘N’, ahead of Google I/O 2016. It brings several new features such as Multi-window support, Notification enhancements, Data Saver, Background optimizations, Direct boot, partial support for more than 100 new languages and locales and more.

Oculus, the maker of Samsung Gear VR headset has added a bunch of new features to the Samsung Gear VR and is even bringing new Facebook sharing features.

A variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 3 with a fingerprint sensor on the back has been certified on TENAA in China. Other specifications of the smartphone are similar to the Redmi 3.

Facebook has acquired Masquerade, the makers of the popular MSQRD to take on Snapchat that has similar filters and lenses.

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