Closing the curtain on August, let’s recap the top stories in the world of tech.
Discussing: Mark Z’s virtual reality tech, OnlyFans ban, Samsung Z Fold/Flip, Android Gingerbread, and more.
Mark Zuckerberg is taking VR Technology to a Whole New Level
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg announced a VR-powered workspace where you can join a virtual meeting from your couch – all you need is a PC and a VR headset.
Instagram is replacing the ‘Swipe Up’ feature
From August 30, the swipe-up feature will expire. Instagram is replacing it with a link sticker. Why Swipe up, when you can tap a sticker?
Google is breaking up with Android Gingerbread
The once-famous android version is now an ancient relic in the sea of obsolete software.
From September 27, smartphones that run on Android 2.3 will not be able to use Google services – like YouTube and Gmail.
OnlyFans decides to stay in Business
A recent announcement from OnlyFans caused an uproar among netizens. OnlyFans said it was going to ban sexually explicit content (the mainstay of the platform).
And in a quick turn around it decided to abort that plan. A number of creators expressed their dissatisfaction with the platform. Many others were seeking greener pastures on other platforms.
Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 launched
Earlier this month Samsung launched 2 beautiful devices – one you can fold and one you can flip open. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z flip 3 has reportedly been preordered by hundreds of thousands across the world.
Both devices are water-resistant, sleek to the core, and cheaper than their predecessors.
If you’re an early adopter you should go for this, the rest of us will wait for you.
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