Tech Wrap: Apple Arcade gets 30 new games, Nokia to launch new phones on April 8

More tech news includes Sony announcing a special event to launch new smartphones and Twitter confirms Spaces is coming to the Web.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 16:18 IST
Here's what happened in tech today…
Here's what happened in tech today… (Pixabay)
Here's what happened in tech today…
Here's what happened in tech today… (Pixabay)

It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Apple brought 30 new games to Arcade. On the other hand, Facebook added new visual prompts to encourage Covid-19 vaccine takeup.

So, here's what happened in tech today:

Twitter confirms Spaces is coming to Web

Twitter is working on a desktop web version for Spaces. Twitter Spaces is available on Android and iOS but with select users being able to host a Space. Twitter is currently testing how Spaces will look on the desktop web app.

Facebook launches new profile frames, sticker to encourage Covid-19 vaccine

Facebook has launched new features to encourage Covid-19 vaccination. On Facebook, it has launched Covid-19 vaccine profile frames, and a new sticker on Instagram. Facebook said it partnered with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to launch the new profile frames.

HMD Global to launch new Nokia phones on April 8

HMD Global is scheduled to have an event on April 8 and multiple new Nokia smartphones are expected to be launched. It is being expected that the Nokia G-series and the Nokia X-series smartphones at the event.

Sony to launch new smartphones on April 14

Sony today announced that it will be hosting a special event on April 14 wherein it will be showcasing its next-generation Xperia smartphones. The news comes as a courtesy of the company's Twitter handle where the company made the announcement regarding its upcoming event.

Apple Arcade adds 30 new games

Apple has beefed up its Apple Arcade arsenal with 30 new games and two fresh new categories. The two new categories on the Arcade are Timeless Classics and App Store Greats. You can check out the entire list here.

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First Published Date: 02 Apr, 23:52 IST