Facebook introduces Admins Home with new tools, settings and features for page admins

Facebook has introduced a bunch of updates for admins of Facebook pages that adds new features such as member summary, improved tools for comment moderation, options to slow down conversations, admin announcement notifications and more.

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Amazon Audible Sleep Series now available for free on Amazon Echo, Fire TV and Alexa-enabled devices

Amazon’s audio-book and spoken word service, Audible, has introduced 5 new sleep and relaxation focused audio series for customers having an Amazon Echo, Fire TV and other Alexa enabled devices in India for free

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Clubhouse-competitor “Spotify Greenroom” live audio app launches

Just a few months ago, Spotify acquired the Betty Labs, who were the developers of Lockeroom, which was an app for live-audio. Spotify has now launched their live-audio app called Spotify Greenroom for both iOS and Android.

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Facebook to support podcast streaming on its platform starting from June 22nd

Over the last few years, there has been an explosion in the popularity of audio-based content on the internet, whether it be audio-based chatrooms or podcasts. Now, Facebook has been revealed to be launching their own podcast streaming support on the platform from next week on June 22nd.

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Razer Blade 14 with up to AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU announced

Razer has announced a new version of their very popular Razer Blade 14 laptop, this time powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors and NVIDIA RTX 30 Series GPUs. This 14-inch laptop features up to a Quad HD 165Hz, per-key Razer Chroma RGB backlighting, THX Spatial Audio technology and more.

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Google Pay adds tokenization support for SBI, IndusInd, HSBC and Federal Bank

Last year, Google Pay introduced a new feature called tokenization, that enabled direct card payments on the app via a Tap-to-pay feature for Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank. The feature now has expanded support to 4 more banks – SBI, IndusInd, HSBC and Federal Bank.

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OnePlus announces ‘deeper integrations’ with OPPO

OnePlus has announced that the company will soon integrate more of their organizational resources with their parent company, OPPO, to streamline operations and produce better products. In a blog post, Pete Lau, CEO of OnePlus explained how the two companies will bring many teams within the companies together, and pool and share resources.

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Google adds Earthquake Alerts System, contextual Emoji Kitchen suggestions, ability to star messages and more

Google has announced a bunch of new updates that are coming to Android, bringing new features across the mobile OS. These includes updates to the Google Messages app, improvements to the Google Keyboard, Android Auto, Voice Access functionality and more.

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Samsung Multichip Package combines LPDDR5 and UFS 3.1 offering flagship experience on mid-range phones

Samsung Electronics, one of the largest supplier of memory technology in the world, has begun mass production of their LPDDR5 UFS-based multichip package (uMCP) smartphone memory solution. These chips combine both LPDDR5 DRAM with the latest UFS 3.1 NAND flash, to provide improved memory performance for a wide-range of smartphones.

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Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and channels now rolling out globally

Apple has now begun rolling out their Podcasts Subscriptions and channels feature to more 170 countries and regions worldwide. The launch was previously slated to launch in May, but was pushed to June as Apple wanted to bring certain changes and improvements to the platform.

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Twitter may lose intermediary platform status over row with Government of India

The battle between social media giant Twitter and the Government of India has heated up significantly as Indian Government may revoke the protections offered by Twitter being an Intermediary. This decision was taken after Twitter reportedly remains non-compliant with the new IT rules that went into effect on May 25th.

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Vi Business introduces Fully Managed Voice Service for enterprise customers in India

Vi, one of India’s largest telecom providers, has launched a new Managed SIP (MSIP) service for businesses in India. The service is designed for businesses where voice is a key business resource, such as BPOs/KPOs, the BFSI and IT/ITES, telemarketers, VAS providers, and more.

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Twitter might introduce Unmention feature to reduce unwanted notifications

Twitter mentions are a great way to be included in different conversations on the platform. However, it is possible to get overwhelmed by mention notifications and sometimes even get pulled into unwanted conversations. To solve these issues, Twitter is looking into ways to “unmention” yourself from a thread.

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Apple Music beta for Android brings Lossless and Spatial Audio support

After announcing support for Dolby Atmos, Lossless and Spatial audio in Apple Music, Apple began rolling it out to Apple devices last week. The features will soon be available on the Android Apple Music app, as the company has begun testing them in the beta app.

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Airtel begins mid-band 5G trials in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub

After receiving approval from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to begin 5G trials in India last month, Airtel has begun rolling out their mid-band 5G trial network in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub. The test is being conducted on the 3500 MHz band and is utilizing 5G networking gear from Ericsson.

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