Tech Wrap: Pokemon Go to host a Holi event in India, WhatsApp ends support for iOS 9

More tech news includes Samsung Galaxy M12 going on sale in India and Facebook to punish harmful groups on its platform.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 15:46 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, WhatsApp ended support for iOS 9. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy went on sale in India.

So, here's what happened in tech today:

WhatsApp drops support for older iPhones in latest update

Earlier this month reports detailed that WhatsApp had dropped support for iPhones running iOS 9. At the time, this update was available on the beta version of the company's iOS-based app. Now, the company has moved that version up to the stable channel, meaning users on these devices will not receive further updates on their phones.

Samsung Galaxy M12 goes on sale in India 

The Samsung Galaxy M12 went on sale in India today. It was available first for Amazon Prime members on March 17. Starting today, it is available for purchase for everyone in India.

Microsoft PowerPoint can now help you practice presentations

Microsoft has launched a new feature called Microsoft Presenter Coach that can help you practice presentations. It has been made available on the Microsoft PowerPoint web version for a while now and is finally coming to the desktop and mobile versions too. It will be available on Mac, Windows, iOS and Android.

Facebook will "punish" harmful groups on the platform

Facebook today announced that it was cracking down on groups that had repeatedly violated the Facebook Community Standards while making it tough to discover certain kinds of groups. Here are the details.

Pokemon Go to Host Holi In-Game Event in India on March 28

Pokemon Go will host an in-game event on the occasion of Holi in India. This Pokemon Go event will be available for trainers in India. The Pokemon Go Holi event is scheduled for March 28 from 10:00 am to 20:00 pm IST. Check out the details here.

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First Published Date: 18 Mar, 23:13 IST