Tech Wrap: Twitter halts Blue Tick verification, Windows 11 apps revamped, Tinder gets Safety Centre | Tech News

Tech Wrap: Twitter halts Blue Tick verification, Windows 11 apps revamped, Tinder gets Safety Centre

More tech news includes Google teasing Pixel 6 series smartphones, but it did not share the exact day when the lauch will happen.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 19:31 IST
While Twitter took a backward step as far as its subscribers are concerned, Microsoft and Tinder rolled out features that offer great benefits to their users.
While Twitter took a backward step as far as its subscribers are concerned, Microsoft and Tinder rolled out features that offer great benefits to their users. (Pixabay)

In the top tech news today, Google finally, gave us a glimpse of its upcoming Pixel 6 series smartphones, which the company said will arrive sometime during the Fall this year, Twitter announced it is halting its Blue Tick verification and Microsoft announced a bunch of new features that will be coming to the Snipping Tool, Calculator and Mail apps in Windows 11. So, check out in brief what created a buzz in the tech world today:

Google teases Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro smartphones

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Google today officially teased its Pixel 6 series smartphones. The Pixel 6 series will consist of two smartphones -- the Google Pixel 6 Pro that will feature a triple rear camera setup and the Google Pixel 6 smartphone that will feature a dual rear camera setup. Both the devices will be powered by Google's Tensor chipset.

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Microsoft rolls out updated Snipping Tool, Calculator and Mail apps

Microsoft has announced that it has replaced the classic Snipping Tool and Snip & Sketch apps in Windows 11 with a new and more efficient Snipping Tool app. The company has also rolled out a new look for its Calculator, Mail and Calendar apps. All four apps are getting support for dark mode.

Tinder introduces 'Safety Centre' on its app for Indian users

Tinder has introduced a new Safety Centre feature on its platform for Indian users. The Safety Centre will centralise safety tips for dating within the app. It will also offer resources in partnership with local NGOs relevant to the well-being of its members. It will be available in Tinder's main menu and even while members chat with potential matches.

Twitter halts ‘Blue Tick' verification again

Twitter has announced that it is halting its verification process for a short while because they need to improve the application and review process. In a post, the micro-blogging platform asked users to hold on for a bit while they “get things right”. The company, however, did not mention a timeline though for when the verification process is going to be resumed.

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First Published Date: 15 Aug, 08:14 IST
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