Tech Wrap: Vigo apps shutting down, KFC gaming console and more

Samsung also launched the BTS editions of Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+, while Google spoke up on Winston Churchill's photos disappearing from its search results.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 21:33 IST
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today.
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today.
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today.
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today.

Apple's iPhone 12 has been leaking for months. Today we got to know about a new leak hinting at its radical design change. Something weird happened with Google as photos of Winston Churchill disappeared from Search.

There was an exciting launch today of Samsung's new BTS-branded products. KFC also shocked everyone with its own gaming console. TikTok-parent ByteDance announced it will shut down Vigo apps in India.

Breaking down all these tech news, here's today's tech wrap.

iPhone 12 leak

Apple's 2020 iPhone lineup is expected to come with not just performance but a radical design change as well. Leaks indicate an iPhone 5-like design with flat edges as opposed to the rounded edges on present iPhones. The latest leak on the iPhone 12 series reveals sketches with the same boxy design.

Winston Churchill photos disappear

Photos of Winston Churchill weirdly disappeared from Google's search results. While photos of other British prime ministers were visible, only Churchill's was missing. Google later apologised saying that this was not intentional and that his photo may have disappeared during an update.

KFC gaming console

KFC showed off its new gaming console while also claiming that it will support 4K content in 120FPS. KFC even said it's gaming console will come with a chicken chamber and offer cross-platform compatibility. If you're still reading this and you're excited, sorry to say but there's no KFC gaming console.

Samsung x BTS

BTS editions of Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+ were finally launched. The special edition products come in purple colour with the K-Pop group's logo and purple heart iconography along with BTS themes. Samsung has also bundled BTS stickers and photo cards along with the products.

Vigo apps shutting down

ByteDance announced it is shutting down Vigo Video and Vigo Lite apps in India by October 31. Vigo Video has already been shut down in Brazil and the Middle East. Vigo Video users and creators will be able to move their content to TikTok till then.

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First Published Date: 15 Jun, 22:39 IST
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