Tech wrap: PUBG Mobile, Apple App Store, Disney Hotstar, Google One and more

Also, IDC is out with India’s smartphone market stats. This and more in today’s tech wrap!

| Updated on: Nov 08 2020, 00:04 IST
Tech wrap.
Tech wrap. (Unsplash)
Tech wrap.
Tech wrap. (Unsplash)

Some important news in our today's tech wrap as Apple adds new privacy nutrition labels on apps, Google reportedly plans to bring some Photos editing feature behind a pay wall, Xiaomi shows a new camera sensor that can capture 300% more light, and much more. Also, IDC is out with India's smartphone market stats. This and more in today's tech wrap!

Apps will have to add privacy nutrition labels for Apple from December 8

Apple added some privacy features to iOS 14 which included a ‘nutrition label' concept that did not roll out with the launch of the new operating system in September. Apple has now announced that developers will have to provide information for those ‘labels' starting December 8.

You can now video chat with friends while watching IPL 2020 on Disney+Hotstar

Disney+Hotstar has added a new innovation called #WatchWithYaars or ‘Watch with your friends' that will allow users to video chat with friends while watching the live stream of the cricket matches on the same screen. IPL 2020 is currently on, and closing in on the finals, and this feature can be used for the ongoing matches.

Google One members get premium editing features on Photos: Report

Google One members could get some exclusive editing features on the Google Photos app. An APK teardown of the Google Photos app reveals the presence of premium editing features that users can get by subscribing to Google One.

Xiaomi shows a new camera lens that captures 300% more light and clicks 20% sharper images

Xiaomi this year made a mark in the smartphone industry by launching handsets with 108-megapixel sensors and 120x digital zoom. However, the firm seems ready to take strides in the camera segment as it has apparently made a camera sensor that can take up to 300% more light and can deliver up to 20% more clarity in images.

India's smartphone market grows 17% in Q3: IDC

India smartphone market shipment grew 17 per cent with record shipments of 54.3 million units in the September quarter even as markets like China and the US witnessed a year-on-year decline during the same period, research firm IDC said on Friday.

Fruit Ninja gets a sequel a decade after the first game and you can play it right now

You remember the rather cathartic game where you could hack through fruits? Fruit Ninja is back, after a decade, with a sequel - Fruit Ninja 2. Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja 2 is now available on the Google Play Store.

PUBG Mobile's plans to return to India gain momentum with Microsoft deal

After getting banned in June earlier this year over cybersecurity concerns, PUBG Mobile is planning its return to the country and was in talks with global cloud service providers. Now, Krafton, the parent firm of PUBG Corporation, has announced that it has signed a deal with Microsoft and will be using Microsoft Azure to host its portfolio of multi-platform products.

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First Published Date: 08 Nov, 00:04 IST