Top Tech News Today: Android Q, WhatsApp Deleting Old Chats, Samsung M10 & More!
Checkout today's hottest tech news, right here! [January 18th, 2019]
A recent bug is deleting all the old chats on your WhatsApp account, and you can’t do anything about it. The company is still working on it, but till then the bug will remove more and more old chats. WhatsApp is yet to figure out what’s wrong and how the bug is working.
The next Android version, Android Q has been spotted.
Samsung is all set to launch its very first notch display M series in the country. The company will launch two budget phones Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 with a water drop notch display called Infinity V on January 28. Both the smartphones will be available via Amazon India.
Let’s have a look at the top tech news from today.
WhatsApp Bug Deleting Old Chats
WhatsApp has issued an official statement that yes, there’s a bug deleting old messages. The developers are working to fix the problem. The problem is only limited to Android users, so it seems like a Google Drive related issue. WhatsApp is yet to discover what’s wrong as the conflicting accounts about how the bug is deleting the old messages is still unclear.
Samsung M10 Leaked
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy M10 has been leaked with a 6.2-inch HD+ LCD display. It will sport a water drop notch running on a hexa-core Exynos 5 Series 7872 chip with up to 3GB of RAM and up to 64GB storage. Galaxy M10 will be backed by a 3,400mAh battery rinny on Experience UI based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Now Order From Zomato On Paytm App
You can now order from Zomato directly from Paytm. The Noida based digital payments company has partnered with Zomato to make it easy for users to order food online. The new feature is already available on the Paytm Android application, and will soon go live on it’s iOS platform. The Paytm Zomato food ordering feature is currently limited to locations in Delhi NCR. The other locations across the country will go live soon.
Android Q Leaked
Recently the early build of Android Q was tested on the Google Pixel 3 XL. Google is still working on the next version upgrade, and will release it as part of Android Q Developer Preview program by Q1. But a Force Desktop Mode under ‘Developer Options’ was recently discovered hinting at a project of Android Q on a desktop.
Vivo APEX 2019 Launch Confirmed
The concept Vivo APEX phone has been confirmed. Unveiled last year, the phone is now finally set to launch on January 24. The official confirmation came through Vivo’s official Weibo account. The specs or details are still not out, but the company has claimed that Vivo APEX 2019 will come with some futuristic features and functions.
Samsung Foldable Phone Gets Listed In China
The upcoming Samsung foldable smartphone has received a CMIIT certification in China. The details revealed show three model numbers: SM-F900U, SM-F900F, and SM-F900A. The Samsung Galaxy foldable phone may feature an expanded 7.3-inch display with a secondary 4.6-inch display, powered by the newly announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 855.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lineup Launch Confirmed
Samsung has confirmed the launch of its upcoming Galaxy S10 series at the Unpacked event on February 20. The company will unveil the new 10th anniversary edition Galaxy S10 lineup. Samsung may launch three new tenth anniversary Galaxy S10 models: Galaxy S10 lite, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus.