Tech Wrap: Samsung Galaxy A12 launched, Nothing owns Essential
More tech news includes Microsoft launching its new office app on iPad and Apple offering free repairs to some Apple Watch owners.
It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Carl Pei's Nothing announced that it now owns Essential. On the other hand, Samsung launched the Galaxy A12 smartphone in India.
So, here's what happened in tech today:
Essential is now owned by Nothing
New reports hint towards Andy Rubin's Essential being owned by Carl Pei's Nothing. The process was completed on January 6 while the application was made on November 1 last year.
Apple is offering free repairs for some Apple Watch owners
Apple is offering free repairs to some Apple Watch owners who are facing trouble with their devices when it comes to Battery Saving mode. This issue is limited to issue is Watch Series 5 or Watch SE devices.
Amazon to make Fire TV Sticks in first India
Amazon India today announced that it will begin making devices in India for the first time. "The device manufacturing program will be able to produce hundreds of thousands of Fire TV Stick devices every year, catering to the demands of customers in India,” the company said in the blog.
Microsoft's new Office app now available on iPad
Microsoft has released a new version of its Office app. This new version of the app features support for iPadOS. It is worth noting that while Microsoft has rolled out the new Office app on iPad, the standalone apps for Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel are still available on the App Store
Samsung Galaxy A12 launched
Samsung today launched the Galaxy A12 smartphone in India. It costs ₹12,999 for the 4GB+64GB model and ₹13,999 for the 4GB+128GB model,