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Tech Wrap: Lava Launches Z61 Pro, TikTok shares transparency report and more

More tech news includes Microsoft Teams getting a new Together Mode and Tinder gets a new video chat feature.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 21:50 IST
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today.
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today. (Pixabay)

The launch of Apple's next generation iPhones is nearly. As the launch inches closer we are seeing more details about the iPhone 12 series smartphones. And today we got a bit closer to know what the iPhone 12 has in store for us. We also also saw Lava making a comeback with the Z61 Pro launch.

So here's a look at today's top tech news:

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Microsoft Teams gets Together Mode

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Microsoft has started rolling out Together Mode on to its video conferencing platform, Teams. The feature gives a new shared background to participants so that everyone feels that they are sitting in a common room.

iPhone 12 leaks

A new report hints towards the iPhone 12 series costing roughly the same as the iPhone 11 series despite the missing charger or EarPods owing as the company is planning to offer 5G support and OLED displays in all models in the series. The iPhone 12 is expected to start at $749.

Tinder gets video chat feature

Tinder has started testing its video chat feature called ‘Face to Face'. This feature is available in select markets, which includes the US, Brazil, Australia, Spain, Italy, France, Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Peru and Chile.

Lava launches Z61 Pro

Lava made a comeback in Indian smartphone market by launching the Lava Z61 Pro. The phone costs 5,774 and it is available in India in Midnight Blue and Amber Red colour variants.

WhatsApp Business gets new features

WhatsApp has started rolling out QR Codes and catalogue sharing feature on its WhatsApp Business app. The company has also rolled out new animated sticker packs dedicated to businesses.

TikTok releases its transparency report

TikTok has released its transparency report for the second half of 2019 between July 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. The report shows that India made the highest number of requests standing at 291.


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First Published Date: 09 Jul, 22:24 IST