Tech Wrap: Sony PS5 pre-orders date announced in India, WhatsApp multi-device support arrives on iPhones
Apart from Sony PS5 pre-orders date and WhatsApp multi-device support on Apple iPhones, Google shared a list of smartwatches that will get Wear OS 3 update.
It was a slow Saturday in the world of technology today. On one hand, we finally got to know when Sony PS 5 gaming consoles will be available in India and on the other, we got to know all the smartwatches that will get the Wear OS 3 update (not many). We also got to know the timeline as to when this update will be available. And yes, Apple iPhones users have got something to cheer about regarding this WhatsApp feature. So, here's what happened in tech world today:
Sony PS5 pre-orders to begin in India on July 26: Sony has revealed the next restock date for the PS5 gaming console. Sony Center has announced on its official website ShopAtSC that the PlayStation 5 will be available for pre-orders in India starting 12PM on July 26. It will also be available via Chroma and Flipkart.
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Google shares the list of smartwatches to get Wear OS 3 update: Google via a blog post has shared the Wear OS 3, which is a part of the unified platform that it developed with Samsung, will arrive on smartwatches in the second half of 2022. The company also said that Mobvoi's TicWatch Pro 3 GPS, TicWatch Pro 3 Cellular/LTE, TicWatch E3, follow on TicWatch devices and Fossil Group's new generation of smartwatches that will be launching later this year will be eligible for the Wear OS 3 update.
WhatsApp rolls out multi-device support to WhatsApp beta for iOS users: WhatsApp has started rolling out the multi-device support functionality to the users of WhatsApp beta for iOS app. Earlier this month, it was rolled out to the users of WhatsApp beta for Android app. WhatsApp's upcoming multi-device functionality feature enables users to use their WhatsApp account on up to four connected devices without needing the primary device, which is the smartphone, at all.
Apple brings spatial audio feature to Android: Android users can now take full advantage of the Dolby Atmos spatial audio and lossless-quality streaming features in Apple Music apps on their smartphones. This feature debuted on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS over a month ago. That said, this feature seems to be available for a limited set of users for now.