Tech Wrap: WhatsApp’s new terms of service, PS5 update, and lots more
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WhatsApp is changing its terms of service in February next year. For the first time, the instant messaging app will notify users about its new changes through in-app announcements. Interestingly, it is also going to make accepting these terms mandatory to use the service. Will users opt-out of the new terms of conditions? Time will tell.
Apart from WhatsApp’s terms of service update, here are some of the top tech stories you may have missed today.
Are you eagerly waiting for PlayStation 5? Even as many are still waiting for the new console, a new report reveals Sony is working on a new games console that could come with two graphics cards. Conveniently dubbed as PS5 Pro, the console with its two GPUs, could deliver 20 teraflops as compared to the 10.28 that the PS5 offers right now. Find out more about this mysterious PS5 Pro here.
Wife makes man sell his PS5
Well, in another PS5 story, a man had to sell his new gaming console at a discount because it wasn’t an air purifier as his wife expected.
New Android features
Google has introduced six new features for Android smartphones. These features include a new update for Emoji Kitchen on Gboard, auto-generated narrators for books, labels for Android apps, and more. Some features are in beta, and some limited to select markets. Read more about Android features here.
Brazilian robot that loves classical music
Roboagro is said to dispense meals to the pigs while playing classical music that. The company says the move can help mitigate animal stress. Orders for Roboagro have gone up by 400% to 60 units per month.
AR Rahman on Today at Apple
“I wish that Apple’s version of VR, MR glasses come through since my cinematic sensory experience Le Musk is getting ready now. Apple always brings things out after they’ve set up a rock-solid foundation, so I’m waiting,” says AR Rahman on what could be his ideal piece of tech or device he’d wish to get in 2021.
What else Rahman likes about technology, read our special interview here.