Tech Wrap: ROG Phone 5 launched, Instagram Lite arrives in 170 countries

More tech news includes Samsung hosting a second Galaxy Unpacked event on March 17 and Microsoft ending support for legacy Edge browser.

| Updated on: Mar 12 2021, 10:58 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, the Instagram Lite app arrived in 170 countries. On the other hand, Asus launched the ROG Phone 5. In addition to that, Microsoft ended the support for the legacy Edge browser.

Instagram Lite app launched in 170 countries

Instagram today announced the launch of its Instagram Lite app in 170 countries around the globe. It is available for download on the Google Play Store, weighs just 2MB.

Samsung Unpacked event for March 17 announced

Samsung on Wednesday announced a new ‘Unpacked' event scheduled for March 17. It's called the ‘Galaxy Awesome Unpacked' event which will most likely see the launch of Galaxy A72 and Galaxy A52 smartphones.

Asus ROG Phone 5 series launched in India

Asus today launched the ROG Phone 5 series consisting of the ROG Phone 5, the ROG Phone 5 Pro and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate in India. It comes at a starting price of 49,999.

Microsoft ends support for legacy Edge browser

Microsoft has officially ended support for the legacy Edge browser. Users of the old Edge browsers will now have to switch to the new Edge browser that is based on Google's Chromium engine.

Netflix testing new ‘Mobile+' plan for 299

Netflix is testing piloting another mobile device friendly plan that will be priced at 299. As per reports, this plan gives users access to high definition content instead, plus streaming on a laptop device.

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First Published Date: 10 Mar, 22:49 IST
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