Tech News LIVE: From Windows 11, Fortnite, Tesla, PUBG Mobile to Apple, check what is happening today
Tech News LIVE: After Microsoft announced the official release date for Windows 11 last night, we’ve learned a lot about the upcoming operating system update – from features will be missing to what happens to users on Windows Insider who do not have compatible PCs. Fortnite users have only a couple of weeks to finish the new challenges before the next season begins, while Krafton has advised users informing them that transferring data from PUBG Mobile to Battlegrounds Mobile India using a Facebook account will soon be discontinued. Check these stories and more below.
PUBG: New State pre-registration open on Android, iOS in India
PUBG Mobile fans can rejoice as PUBG: New State pre-registrations have gone live on both Google Play Store and Apple App Store in India. According to Krafton the game has been developed by its PUBG STUDIOS, which also developed other popular games in the battle royale genre including PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS. Gamers can expect PUBG: New State to launch as a free-to-play experience on Android and iOS in 2021, according to the company.
Microsoft removes incompatible Windows 11 devices from Windows Insiders Program
Windows 11 is a month away, and Microsoft is busy at work preparing the operating system for release. While Windows 10 has been revealed to be compatible with a very limited set of hardware, the operating system was available in preview form even on devices that didn't meet all the requirements. Microsoft is now changing this, and users who have older, incompatible devices are seeing messages that they cannot run Windows 11 and advising them to switch to Windows 10.
Samsung launches Galaxy A52s 5G in India
Samsung has finally launched the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G smartphone in India via a special launch event today. The phone was first launched by the company in the UK back in March this year. Samsung says that the newly launched Galaxy A52s 5G smartphone is priced at ₹35,999 for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant and ₹37,499 for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. It is available for purchase across retail stores, Samsung.com and leading online portals starting September 1.
New leak suggests Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro could arrive next month
In contrast with previous rumours that stated the Google Pixel 6 series was likely to be launched a day before the rumoured iPhone 13 launch later this month, a newer leak has refuted those rumours. The Apple iPhone 13 is tipped to go official on September 14 and the Pixel 6 is expected to launch on October 28, according to the new leak.
This new Windows 11 feature will NOT be a part of the release on October 5
Microsoft has announced that Windows 11 will not include support for an important feature showcased by the company a couple of months ago. This means that users who install the update on October 5 will not be able to run Android apps on their laptops and computers. This feature is expected to arrive at a later date.