Tech Wrap: Samsung foldables, Battlegrounds Mobile, Google Meet and Google Phone app are the top newsmakers today
Samsung has likely revealed the launch date of its latest Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphones in India, Battlegrounds Mobile India has launched its I-day fest, Google Phone app just got the call recording feature and Google Meet has got a major update.
The last working day of the week has been an exciting one for the world of technology with some major companies making big announcements about their products and services. While YouTube Music’s Android app got a major update, South Korean tech major Samsung has hinted at the launch date of its Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphones in India through a tweet, Battlegrounds Mobile India kicked off its Independence day celebrations with a special event and Google Meet has received an update. Just check out the movers and shakers in the tech world today:
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3 India launch date revealed
Samsung recently hosted its Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event during which it announced the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphones. At the event, Samsung announced that the two phones will be available in select countries later this month at a price of $1,799.99 and $999.99. In a tweet response to Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, the company has hinted at the two phones arriving in India on August 20.
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Google Phone app's call recording feature is finally rolling out to Pixel phones globally
Google has finally started rolling out support for Google Phone app’s call recording feature Google Pixel users around the world. This feature is available in India now. Earlier it was restricted to Google Pixel users in the US only.
BGMI kicks off Independence Day mahotsav
Battlegrounds Mobile India has crossed 49 million downloads since officially launching on July 2. To mark the occasion, the company is hosting an in-game event titled Independence Day Mahotsav. This in-game event is celebrating India’s Independence Day with daily rewards and is going to go on till August 20.
Google Meet gets a major update
Google today announced a host of new updates that will be available to Google Meet users. The company said that now Google Workspace users will be able to assign up to 25 co-hosts per meeting and all of them will get access to host controls. These controls will allow all hosts to limit who can share their screens, send chat messages, and also mute all participants with a single click.
YouTube Music for Android now lets you search downloads
Until now, when YouTube Music users searched for a song in the app, it would show just the streamable songs within the app. Now, thanks to an update the company has rolled out, they will see a new ‘Downloads’ tab between the existing Library and Uploads tabs. This tab sources songs that are available locally on the device within the app. The report says that this YouTube feature seems to be working even when a user is offline.