Top Tech News Today: Pixel 4, Google+ Shutdown, Facebook Password, & More
Facebook has attempted another breach of privacy, while Whatsapp has added a great feature to the app. Google + is on its way to shut down and Google Pixel 4 has been spotted online.
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Read on to know all the latest updates in the tech world!
- 1 Facebook Asking Users For Passwords
- 2 Whatsapp Users To Control Being Added to Groups
- 3 Google Deleted Profiles of Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Sundar Pichai for Google+ shutdown
- 4 Google Pixel 4 Appears on Android Open Source Project
- 5 Lenovo Patents New Foldable Smartphone Design
- 6 Tecno Camon i4 Launched in India
Facebook Asking Users For Passwords
Living up to its notoriety of endless breaches of privacy, Facebook has one more addition to its list. Apparently, the social media platform is asking users to reveal the passwords to their personal email ids if they wish to access Facebook.
Whatsapp Users To Control Being Added to Groups
While Whatsapp has definitely made our lives easier, the one downside to the app is the endless number of groups we get added to without our consent. But not anymore, Whatsapp has added another security feature that allows users to control who can add them to groups. Presently, it has three options: Nobody, My Contacts, or Everyone.
Google Deleted Profiles of Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Sundar Pichai for Google+ shutdown
Google + has begun the journey of descent and to mark this, the company has started deleting accounts. The first ones to go are the profiles of Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, current CEO Sundar Pichai, and former CEO Eric Schmidt. This will end up in the loss of important company history of over the years, like insights on the decision-making process and important announcements by the company.
Google Pixel 4 Appears on Android Open Source Project
Google’s smartphone models Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL have been appearing on the internet through leaks. However, in a comment on the Android Open Source Project, the name Google Pixel 4 has appeared, which is truly surprising. As this comment is by a Google developer, it will definitely give rise to rumors about a new phone. From the comments, the phone is rumored to have dual tone back, a single rear camera, and a fingerprint scanner.
Lenovo Patents New Foldable Smartphone Design
Foldable smartphones are the new hype and every smartphone company is looking to develop and launch their flagship models with foldable technology. Trying its hand at something out of the box is Lenovo, who has developed a new foldable smartphone design, wherein the smartphone has a flexible hinge. This hinge will allow the phone to fold in a couple of different ways.
Tecno Camon i4 Launched in India
Transsion Holdings has launched its latest smartphone, Tecno Camon i4 in India. This new phone is equipped with a number of interesting features like a triple rear camera, a display of 6.2-inch HD+ screen and water drop notch. The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 SoC and Android 9.0 Pie. the battery of the phone is 3500 mAh. The phone’s 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant is priced at Rs. 9,599. The 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant is for Rs. 10,599, and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM is at Rs. 11,999.